DIY and Ready-Made: 8 Creative Stocking Stuffers

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Who doesn’t love getting a small but thoughtful gift in their Christmas stocking? From creative art supplies to ready-made products that delight and inspire the inner muse, stocking stuffers offer us a unique opportunity to share our creativity, while also giving functional and beautiful gifts to those we love and appreciate. Inspired by the upcoming holiday seasons and the spirit of giving, we’ve put together our top 8 ideas for creative stocking stuffers.  

Creative Stocking Stuffers

  Affirmation Bracelet Project

 

1. Affirmation Bracelet Project

There’s nothing quite as wonderful as finding that little tell-tale box inside your stocking. You just know it’s jewelry! But a piece of hand-crafted jewelry with an uplifting affirmation written across its surface would make anyone feel special. This creative bracelet project uses Tim Holtz’s metal word bands and some basic jewelry making techniques.

Click here to see even more jewelry making projects.

 

Patterened Tapes Collection for Stocking Stuffers



2. Patterned Tape

From vintage and airmail to stripes, polka dots, and chevron designs, we have the perfect assortment of patterned tapes to give anyone from budding new artists or advanced mixed-media crafters. Give a roll or two as part of an art set or set someone up with a full collection!

Click here to see our full assortment of patterned tapes.  

Mini Art Pops Moleskine Journals Project for Stocking Stuffers

3. Mini Art Pops Moleskine Journals

Who doesn’t love a brand-new journal? Better yet a fresh new Moleskine journal, with a personalized cover by their all-time favorite artist — you! With three in every set, you can personalize a journal for all your friends and family.

Click here to see even more mini book & journal projects.

 

Smart Device Skins - Creative Stocking Stuffers



4. Smart Device Skins

Give the gift of inspiration with Kelly Rae Robert’s smart skins. These bright and beautiful finds are compatible with the iPad mini and the iPad 3, iPhone 4, 5, and 5s, and Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4. They’re easy to install and provide on-the-go creativity as well as protective functionality for smart phones and tablets.

Click here to see our full collection of Kelly Rae Robert products and explore even more skin and case designs.  
 

Homemade Lip Balm Project

5. Coconut Lemon Lip Balm Project

Not only is making your own lip balm fun and easy, it’s also incredibly addictive and it makes for a unique stocking stuffer gift! These little balms are the perfect project because you can make them in bulk and gift them to all your friends. Plus, these darling little metal tins can be altered and personalized and who wouldn’t appreciate a chemical-free, homemade lip balm?

Click here to see more homemade bath and body projects.

 

Artistic Magnets for Stocking Stuffers



6. Inspiring Magnet Art

Make a midnight-snack a touch more inspiring by helping your friends and family dress up their refrigerators with a colorful assortment of magnets. These artsy magnets are inspired by Kelly Rae Robert’s unique mixed-media collage style and are available as functional clips, ornamental pendants, and flat inspiring phrases and images. They’re the perfect size to stuff into a stocking, and they work great on any metal surface.

Click here to see our full collection of Kelly Rae Robert products and explore even stocking stuffer ideas.  
 
Three Ways to Use Essential Oils for Stocking Stuffers

7. Three Ways to Use Essential Oils

This three-in-one project was created by our wonderful editor-in-chief, Christen Hammons, and provides fun and easy ways to incorporate essential oils into some of our favorite bath and body products. First up is a formula for a fresh-scented linen spray; next is a simple to recreate room freshening spray; and last, but not least, is a super simple bath salt recipe. Christen also provides detailed instructions for artfully packaging these homemade creations. Drop one, two, or all three of these unique gifts into a stocking — you can’t go wrong!

Click here to see more homemade bath and body projects.

 

Cavallini & Co. Rubber Stamp Sets for Stocking Stuffers



8. Cavallini & Co. Rubber Stamp Sets

Cavallini’s classic designs of wood-mounted stamps are captured in assortments of gift-worthy tin sets. Each darling set contains a creative array of high quality stamps based on authentic, vintage designs. They’re perfect for card making, mixed-media projects, collaging, and more. This is a great stocking stuffer for beginning or advanced stampers, and if you want to go a step further, you can even pair it up with our latest issue of The Stampers Sampler.

Click here to browse our collection of Cavallini & Co. products.

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Whether you’re shopping for friends and family, or looking for a little gift for yourself, our extensive collection of artful products is a great place to find unique and thoughtful stocking stuffers. You don’t have to break the bank to share inspiration — we offer ready-made finds and creative project ideas to help you find that perfect something that shows your appreciation for someone else.

 

Make Your Holidays Memorable with our Handmade Collection

Handmande Holiday Collection - Stocking StuffersIf you’re searching for some more handcrafted inspiration for the holidays, look no further than our new Handmade Holidays Collection! We’ve assembled a crafty assortment of unique packaging and easy-to-follow gift projects, seasonal issues, and products that are well suited for crafting homemade gifts. Show your loved ones that they are worth your artistic energy and mean more than a trip to the store.

Click here to explore our Handmade Holidays Collection

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  1. carolyn baker says:

    Wonderful ideas. I plan to use several of these for presents.
    Thank you

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Who doesn’t love getting a small but thoughtful gift in their Christmas stocking? From creative art supplies to ready-made products that delight and inspire the inner muse, stocking stuffers offer us a unique opportunity to share our creativity, while also giving functional and beautiful gifts to those we love and appreciate. Inspired by the upcoming holiday seasons and the spirit of giving, we’ve put together our top 8 ideas for creative stocking stuffers.  

Creative Stocking Stuffers

  Affirmation Bracelet Project

 

1. Affirmation Bracelet Project

There’s nothing quite as wonderful as finding that little tell-tale box inside your stocking. You just know it’s jewelry! But a piece of hand-crafted jewelry with an uplifting affirmation written across its surface would make anyone feel special. This creative bracelet project uses Tim Holtz’s metal word bands and some basic jewelry making techniques.

Click here to see even more jewelry making projects.

 

Patterened Tapes Collection for Stocking Stuffers



2. Patterned Tape

From vintage and airmail to stripes, polka dots, and chevron designs, we have the perfect assortment of patterned tapes to give anyone from budding new artists or advanced mixed-media crafters. Give a roll or two as part of an art set or set someone up with a full collection!

Click here to see our full assortment of patterned tapes.  

Mini Art Pops Moleskine Journals Project for Stocking Stuffers

3. Mini Art Pops Moleskine Journals

Who doesn’t love a brand-new journal? Better yet a fresh new Moleskine journal, with a personalized cover by their all-time favorite artist — you! With three in every set, you can personalize a journal for all your friends and family.

Click here to see even more mini book & journal projects.

 

Smart Device Skins - Creative Stocking Stuffers



4. Smart Device Skins

Give the gift of inspiration with Kelly Rae Robert’s smart skins. These bright and beautiful finds are compatible with the iPad mini and the iPad 3, iPhone 4, 5, and 5s, and Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4. They’re easy to install and provide on-the-go creativity as well as protective functionality for smart phones and tablets.

Click here to see our full collection of Kelly Rae Robert products and explore even more skin and case designs.  
 

Homemade Lip Balm Project

5. Coconut Lemon Lip Balm Project

Not only is making your own lip balm fun and easy, it’s also incredibly addictive and it makes for a unique stocking stuffer gift! These little balms are the perfect project because you can make them in bulk and gift them to all your friends. Plus, these darling little metal tins can be altered and personalized and who wouldn’t appreciate a chemical-free, homemade lip balm?

Click here to see more homemade bath and body projects.

 

Artistic Magnets for Stocking Stuffers



6. Inspiring Magnet Art

Make a midnight-snack a touch more inspiring by helping your friends and family dress up their refrigerators with a colorful assortment of magnets. These artsy magnets are inspired by Kelly Rae Robert’s unique mixed-media collage style and are available as functional clips, ornamental pendants, and flat inspiring phrases and images. They’re the perfect size to stuff into a stocking, and they work great on any metal surface.

Click here to see our full collection of Kelly Rae Robert products and explore even stocking stuffer ideas.  
 
Three Ways to Use Essential Oils for Stocking Stuffers

7. Three Ways to Use Essential Oils

This three-in-one project was created by our wonderful editor-in-chief, Christen Hammons, and provides fun and easy ways to incorporate essential oils into some of our favorite bath and body products. First up is a formula for a fresh-scented linen spray; next is a simple to recreate room freshening spray; and last, but not least, is a super simple bath salt recipe. Christen also provides detailed instructions for artfully packaging these homemade creations. Drop one, two, or all three of these unique gifts into a stocking — you can’t go wrong!

Click here to see more homemade bath and body projects.

 

Cavallini & Co. Rubber Stamp Sets for Stocking Stuffers



8. Cavallini & Co. Rubber Stamp Sets

Cavallini’s classic designs of wood-mounted stamps are captured in assortments of gift-worthy tin sets. Each darling set contains a creative array of high quality stamps based on authentic, vintage designs. They’re perfect for card making, mixed-media projects, collaging, and more. This is a great stocking stuffer for beginning or advanced stampers, and if you want to go a step further, you can even pair it up with our latest issue of The Stampers Sampler.

Click here to browse our collection of Cavallini & Co. products.

~*~

Whether you’re shopping for friends and family, or looking for a little gift for yourself, our extensive collection of artful products is a great place to find unique and thoughtful stocking stuffers. You don’t have to break the bank to share inspiration — we offer ready-made finds and creative project ideas to help you find that perfect something that shows your appreciation for someone else.

 

Make Your Holidays Memorable with our Handmade Collection

Handmande Holiday Collection - Stocking StuffersIf you’re searching for some more handcrafted inspiration for the holidays, look no further than our new Handmade Holidays Collection! We’ve assembled a crafty assortment of unique packaging and easy-to-follow gift projects, seasonal issues, and products that are well suited for crafting homemade gifts. Show your loved ones that they are worth your artistic energy and mean more than a trip to the store.

Click here to explore our Handmade Holidays Collection

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