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    1. A candle making kit that you can use to craft your own ~wicked~ collection. It comes with everything you'll need to make four candles and you can always reuse the glass jars when you've finished burning them.

    A person pouring a bottle of fragrance into a small glass jar of melted candle wax

    2. A houseplants 101 course that'll teach you how to keep your plant babies thriving instead of just surviving. You'll learn about the anatomy of a plant, how and when to water it, and how to take care of all those pesky insects.

    A person sitting behind a large table that is filled with small plants

    3. A 500-piece puzzle that'll be a relaxing and screen-free activity you can do every night. It'll make you feel super accomplished once you finish and it's such as pretty illustration, you'll probably want to frame it.

    A half done puzzle

    4. A calligraphy book that'll help you improve your writing and learn the art form of fancy lettering. It's a beginner's guide and includes 15 in-book writing projects so you'll get all the practice you need.

    A small craft book called A Beginner's Guide to Lettering and Modern Calligraphy on a desk with a pen and paper clips beside it

    5. A pack of brush pens that'll help you create the most beautiful watercolour paintings without the mess of actual paint. The set includes 20 colourful dye pens and a water brush. All you'll need is a little cup of water to dip your pens in if you want to dilute the ink.

    Twenty watercolour brush pens placed around a small drawing of a sun setting behind a mountain

    6. A Kindle that'll let you carry your impressive library collection with you at all times. It has extra storage and a long-lasting battery so you can read whatever you want with the touch of a button.

    7. An activity book that'll help your master the art of origami. It has 40 projects to learn and reviewers say the instructions were easy to follow, making it the perfect book for beginners of all ages.

    8. A kombucha brewing kit that'll save a few loonies and toonies in the long run if you like having a probiotic drink every day. You'll have enough ingredients to make eight litres of kombucha that'll last an entire week (or longer).

    A large glass jar that says brew your bucha on it There a paper bag, a large glass bottle and a small glass of kombucha beside it

    9. An adult colouring book that'll unleash your inner artist. The pages are based off the iconic artwork of painter Bob Ross and feature some of his most famous quotes and catchphrases. You'll appreciate how relaxing this activity is and it combines two things that you love: books and being creative.

    The cover of a colouring book

    10. A jar of Perler beads and a pack of pegboards that you can use to make a bunch of cute bead crafts. You can make your own designs or find Perler bead patterns online to recreate.

    11. An inspirational sketchbook that'll prompt you to draw something new every day. It includes a mix of simple and common items (like a safety pin and a teacup), as well as more abstract concepts (like "the sound of girlish laughter") that will challenge and entertain any drawing enthusiast.

    12. A silicone bread maker that’ll let you mix, knead, and bake your homemade bread in the same bowl before placing it in the oven. After it rises, you can close it like a takeout box to give your loaf the perfect shape.

    13. A fun activity book that'll teach you how to sketch like a Pixar animator. It has 45 activities that'll prompt you to create characters from films like Toy Story, Cars, Brave, and Inside Out.

    14. A scratch-off bucket list that'll challenge you to watch 100 movies this year. There are a variety of genres like action, comedy, drama, and romance. And once you've finished each film, you can have the satisfaction of scratching off the metallic coating.

    A large print with 100 movie titles and scratch-off stickers underneath the title

    15. An embroidery kit that'll turn you into a pro cross stitcher in no time. It comes with an illustrated stitch guide and instructions so you won't have to wing it.

    An embroidery hoop with a floral design on the cloth

    16. A cookbook that'll help you master the art of baking a cake and inspire you to learn new recipes. It's filled with helpful tips, hacks, and cooking combinations (including vegan and gluten-free options).

    17. A super-thick yoga mat that'll provide extra cushioning for your hands and knees whether you're in child's pose or downward-facing dog. It also has a textured surface to prevent you from slipping.

    Two people practicing yoga on a thick mat

    18. A planter DIY kit that'll help you make a little pot for you next plant baby. You can stick your polymer clay craft in the oven to cure and then use your acrylic pen to add your own design.

    A person moulding clay into a small plant pot

    19. An Instant Pot that'll help up your cooking game. It combines six different kitchen appliances into one — saving you a ton of space and effort. It'll replace your biggest and bulkiest kitchen appliances, like your pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and steamer.

    A large pressure with plates and bowls of food around it

    20. A scrapbooking kit if you've been meaning to do something with all those photos you've kept in a box. The pages are made with thick cardstock paper and you'll get a bunch of mounting stickers so you won't have to deal with glue.

    An open scrapbook with four photos pasted to the paper

    21. A KitchenAid stand mixer for the person who's watched every episode of Nailed It! on Netflix and has several baking recipes saved on Pinterest. It comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip to do all the heavy lifting.

    A stand mixer with icing in the bowl and other little biscuits with icing on top next to it

    22. A knitting set because you either love to knit or have always wanted to learn. It'll help you ~unwind~ after a long day and it'll inspire you to make a bunch of knitted goodies like scarves, hats, and blankets.

    23. A craft book that’ll encourage you to recycle all those fur balls you were going to throw away and use them to make cute kitty crafts (I’m actually serious!). Some reviewers bought this as a funny gift for themselves but were pleasantly surprised by how fun the crafts were.

    24. A sign language course that'll teach you how to communicate using ASL. You'll learn about the history of the language, how to fingerspell, and basic animal, food, and drink signs. You'll also have access to a workbook so you can practice anywhere.

    A person making the letter B with their hand using American Sign Language

    25. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll entertain any budding gamer for hours. It has a lightweight design with a huge backlit screen that you can use anytime and anywhere. You can also play the updated versions of classic '90s games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, and Legend of Zelda.

    A person's hand holding a Nintendo Switch Lite console

    26. And finally, a ukulele if you want to learn how to play a guitar but don't want to commit right away. The strings are made of extra-sturdy nylon and the body is made of real basswood to create a crisp and beautiful sound.

    A ukulele leaning against a log on the beach

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