101 Fun 2023 Holiday Gifts for the Creative People in Your Life

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

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The holiday season is here. And that means it's time to give thanks (and presents) to those who matter to you the most. More likely than not, you’ve got a few creative people on your list to shop for, which means you’ll need equally creative gifts to bundle and bestow upon them. That's why we've created something that isn't your ordinary holiday gift guide. No matter if you are holiday shopping for your mom, grandma, or a creative teen, we’ve got a wide selection of options for that creative, crafty, artistic, stylish, expressive visionary in your life.

Our top picks include items of all price ranges, so you can both find a present with a wow factor as well as something that works for a stocking stuffer or Secret Santa. Whether the gift recipient is a sophisticated type with refined taste or a quirky co-worker with a penchant for silly stuff, there’s practically an unlimited number of potential presents to choose from. While finding the perfect gift is never easy, we’ve made it a lot easier for you to sift through the massive catalog of gifts online and go straight for the ones designated for creative folks.

From unique fashion and accessories to your style icon friend to innovative tech items for anyone who loves a good gadget, there's something for everyone.

Scroll down to browse through our gift guide featuring the best gifts for art lovers, designers, and more.

Check out our shopping list of the 101 best holiday gifts to give the creative person in your life this year.

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For the Style Icon


Vintage-Inspired Bird Scarf

Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Vintage Bird Scarf by Shovava

Shovava | $62+


Artist-Designed Backpacks

gift guide 2019 designer backpacks

Society6 | $82


Colorful Geometric Earrings


Meteorite Dust Necklace


Vegan Leather Shopper


Birth Month Flower Robe


Three-Piece Sloth Ring

3-Piece Sloth Ring Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Mary Lou | $119


Gold Leaf Statement Earrings

Gold Leaf Statement Earrings

Dinari Store | $82.53


Fluffy Bucket Hat


Frida Kahlo Earrings


Wool Blend Cape

Modern Wool Blend Cape for Women

COS | $190


For the Quirky Culinary

Authentic Thai Chef Knives


Handmade Resin Engraved Charcuterie Board

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Fifth Design | $112.80+


Bear Paw Oven Mitts

Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Bear Oven Mitts

Genuine Fred | $22.73


Personalized Cast Iron Pan


Sloping Ski Glasses


Jungle Slotted Spoon

Jungle Slotted Spoon

OTOTO | $16


Grilled Personal Pizza Maker


Foodie Dice


Diamond Whiskey & Wine Glasses


Mon Cherry Measuring Spoons and Egg Separator

Cherry Measuring Spoons

OTOTO | $16


Loch Ness Monster Ladle

Nessie Ladle

OTOTO | $16


Bartender Glasses


For the Creative Thinker


Acrylic Painting Kit


Color Problems, 19th Century Color Guide


Portable Watercolor Sheets


Architect Building Blocks


Photographer Earrings


Weaving Starter Kit

2019 Holiday Gift Guide Weaving Starter Kit for Beginners

oneoftheflock | $97.95


DIY Jellyfish Lampshade

2019 Gift Guide Jellyfish Lampshade DIY

VasiliLights | $75.92


Solar Photography Kit


3D Pen for “Drawing” Sculptures

3D Pen

3Doodler | $79.99


Gift Card for Online Art Classes


Find Your Artistic Voice

Find Your Creative Voice by Lisa Congdon

Lisa Congdon | $18.95


Dachshund Ceramic Palette and Brush Rest


Ceramic Paintbrush Holder


For the Pop Culture Expert


Bob Ross Heat Changing Mug


Weird Barbie Sweatshirt

Weird Barbie Sweatshirt

Solace by Emily | $36.59+


“Kitty” Stardust Enamel Pin

Ziggy Stardust Cat Enamel Pin

Niaski | $12.50


Snoopy Waffle Maker


Wednesday Addams Doll


Darth Vader Device Holder


Golden Girls Fisher Price Little People Collection


Star Wars Slow Cooker


Superhero Floating Shelf


Modern Artists Socks

Funny Socks for Art Lovers Gift Guide 2019

Chattyfeet | $39.95



I Am Groot LEGO Set

LEGO | $54.99


Alice in Wonderland Embroidered Sweatshirt

Alice in Wonderland Sweatshirt

ACG Embroidery | $54.90+


For the Animal Lover


Cat Pile – Cat Stacking Game

Cat Pile Game - Holiday Gift Guide

COMMA | $39.95


Make Your Own Dog Treats Kit


Barn Owl Embroidery Kit


Cat Back Scratcher

Holiday Gift Guide 2019



Sloth Needlepoint Pillow Kit

Sloth Needlepoint Pillow

SozoDIY | $54.14


Herding Cats Puzzle


Animal Multi-Tool


Custom Pet Embroidered Sweatshirt


Creatures of the Order: Carnivora Poster

Animal Order Poster

Kelsey Oseid | $26.84+


Animal Society Temporary Tattoo Set

Animal Temporary Tattoos

Tattly | $15


Grizzly Trivet

Grizzly Trivet

OTOTO | $16


Orange Cat Scratching Post

Cute Fruit Cat Scratcher

Vetreska | $59.99


For the Hard Worker Who Needs a Mini Break

Microwaveable Heated Slippers

Intelex Warmies Slippers

Intelex | $28.99


Infinite Galaxy Puzzle


Desktop Zen Garden

Desktop Zen Garden

ENSO | $54.95


Lollicopter Kinetic Toy


De-Stress Gift Set


Sloth Sleep Mask


Relaxing Magnetic Dolphin Desk Toy

Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Magnetic Sculpture Dolphins

Westminster | $12.99


Cherry Pit Therapeutic Heat Pillow


Good At Naps Blanket

Good At Naps Blanket

Calhoun and Co. | $143.17


Sleep and Meditation Helper


For the Nature Lover


Levitating Planter


Christmas Gift Guide 2022

Flyte | $299


Succulents Paint by Numbers Kit


National Park Beanie


Succulents and Cacti Three Wick Candle 

Christmas Gift Guide 2022

Zoet Candles | $49.95


Glass House Bird Feeder


Aloe Ring Holder

Ceramic Ring Holder

Home Smile | $13.99


Blue Agate Bookends

Agate Bookends

Rock Paradise | $102.48


Monstera Coasters


Wooden Butterfly House


Green Thumb Gift Set


Delicate Cactus Candles

Cool Holiday Gifts 2019

Outee | $10.49


For the Tech Enthusiast Who’s Always Plugged In

Pocket-Sized Flying Camera

Hover Camera X1

Hover | $399


Apple Airpods Pro

2022 Creative Holiday Gift Guide

Apple | $249.99


3D Printer

3D Printer

Comgrow | $169


Google Pixel Smartwatch

Google Pixel Smartwatch

Google | $279.99


Smart Wi-Fi Mini Projector

Small Wireless Projector

Nebula | $289.99


Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Self Cleaning Water Bottle

Larq | $99


Foldable Drone Quadcopter

Foldable Drone

Holy Stone | $174.99


Travel Cord Roll


Smart Notebook

2022 Creative Holiday Gift Guide

Moleskine | $279


Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Edifier Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Edifier | $99.99


3-in-1 Charging Station for Apple Products

Apple Products Charging Dock

Tophot Store | $19.99


For the Traveler


Stylish Weekender Bag

Gold Flower Weekender Bag by LOQI

LOQI | $44.95


The Traveler's Playbook Journal


Smart Carry-On Luggage with Front Pocket

Arlo Skye Carry On with Front Pocket

Arlo Skye | $375


National Park Scratch-Off Poster


Custom City Map Necklaces

Custom City Map Necklace

El Nino Jewelry | $103.70+


Travel Packable Hoodie


Portable Power Strip with Universal Socket

Holiday Gift Guide 2019 Universal Socket Travel Portable Power Strip

K-century | $14.99


Travel Pillow with Neck and Shoulder Support

Travel Pillow with Neck and Shoulder Support

trtl Store | $59.99+


Adventure Challenge Scrapbook


This article has been edited and updated.

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