Monday, December 24, 2012

gift giving guide: for the diy darling

On the twelfth day of Christmas, I present to you the gift guide for the DIY darling. Many of us know and love very creative and talented people who can make just about anything.  From sewing, painting, building, to designing, this gift guide has a little bit of everything for everyone! Channel your inner Martha Stewart and start getting crafty!

     This is an amazing paint brush set!  It comes with 24 various brushes that come in a free canvas roll up carrier.  These are long handle brushes made of both natural and synthetic bristles.  They are perfect for both oil AND acrylic paint!
    24 Piece Oil and Acrylic Brush Set
    Find it here

    Print your own greeting cards, create headlines for scrapbook pages, or just label, caption, tag and personalize everything in sight. This kit includes 45 rubber stamps in a classic typewriter font plus inkpads in vivid red and blue.
    Typewriter Stamp and Ink Set
    Find it here
    $14.00- currently on sale for $9.49

    Found this image on Pinterest and thought it was brilliant!  Love the idea of hanging spools of ribbon on a hanger to keep them organize and easily accessible.  
    Non-Slip Chrome Swing Arm Trouser Hanger

    "This high quality desk embosser is made to order with a customized design of your choosing. It makes crisp impressions on paper as thick as card stock. This embosser can be used to emboss stationary, wedding invitations or even the backs of envelopes.  Impression size is about 1 5/8" in diameter. Embosser reaches approximately 1 3/4" from the end of the paper to middle of the embossing plate. This seal embosser comes with ten free gold foil stickers."
    Custom Embosser

    This is a CORDLESS hot glue gun. It requires 4 AA Batteries and uses standard mini glue sticks.  Oh, and its PINK!
    Portable Hot Glue Gun

    "This is a must-have for any hobbyist or crafter. It contains one A handle for precision cutting and trimming, one B handle for precision cutting of medium to heavy weight materials, and one C handle for precision cutting of heavy weight materials. All packaged in a sturdy wooden box with metal hinges and clasp."
    X-Acto Basic Knife Set

    "Metallic Mix Glitter Pack of ultra fine glitters will add a touch of sparkle to all your wearable art, cards, jewelry and other craft projects. The glitter is polyester, garment quality, color safe, non toxic and acid free. To apply the glitter, apply to wet glue and shake off excess after the glue is dry.
    There are 54 grams of glitter in the package." 
    I am ALL about the glitter, glitter, and more glitter! 
    Find it here

     LOVE the authentic antique feel of this sewing machine!  The great thing is that it does not sew like an old sewing machine. It offers "quick-view stitch setting displays optimal stitch size for sewing ease, simple stitch adjustment keeps seams strong and prevents bunching on any type of fabric, OneTouch stitch selection make it easy to select and easy to personalize, 24 built-in stitches--essential, stretch, decorative and fully automatic 1-step buttonholes, SwiftSmart threading system with automatic needle threader is the biggest timesaver.
    Singer 160 Anniversary Limited Edition Computerized Sewing Machine

    "Everything an artist needs- all in one convenient package. This set includes 48 Soft Core Colored Pencils, 12 Verithin Colored Pencils, 12 Watercolor Colored Pencils, 6 Art Stix and 1 Mini Pencil Sharpener."
    Prismacolor Mixed Media Color Set

    "Couturiers fashion their creations on our professional dressmaker's form. A to-the-trade essential, it's equally at home as a decorative accessory or as a stand for putting together an ensemble."
    Dress Maker's Form

    "Reeves Fine Acrylic Colors are quick drying and water based. Suitable for a variety of different techniques and surfaces (including canvas, paper, wood, fabric and more) their versatility makes them popular with many artists. Reeves Fine Acrylic Colors are made with high quality pigments and offer a smooth buttery consistency, good tinting strength, good covering power, good lightfastness and a satin finish.This set includes 24 tube."
    Reeves Acrylic Color Set

    "Protect your valuable brushes!  This is made of padded black nylon, the easel secures with Velcro but is open at the edges, allowing air to circulate around the bristles. It folds into a tent shape and is adjusted with a drawstring cord. A stitched elastic strap has 13 separate spaces, each to hold one or more brushes of various widths and up to 12" long."
    Prestige Nylon Canvas Brush Holder

    This brush box is crafted from natural bamboo!  Stores artist brushes or pencil or markers
     and even brushes!
    Bamboo Sketch Box

    And that concludes the 2012 Wake Up Your Wardrobe Gift Giving Guide series!  I hope you enjoyed reading/shopping it as much as I enjoyed creating each and every one.  

    Miss the other gift guides?  Find them here!


    1 comment:

    1. I love these gift ideas - I have a few friends this would be perfect for!

      Pearls & Paws


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