Skip To Content

    17 Gifts Your Most Creative Friend Will Love

    Or, you know, yourself.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This illustrated poster that'll look straight out of an anime.

    Designed by Swiss artist Jared Muralt, this print will fuel your wanderlust and fill your room with hyper-detailed color.

    Get it from The Blackyard Shop on Etsy for $25.

    2. This adjustable table, for when you want to sketch in the coziness of your bed.

    Or, you know, in front of the TV. Because everyone knows the best ideas happen during the commercial breaks.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    3. This It's Nice That's biannual magazine for pages filled with the work of international photographers, illustrators, artists and graphic designers.

    The magazine also comes with a poster by Carlota Guerrero, a screen print by Mariano Pascual, five postcards featuring some of the best images in the issue, and a “Nice” sticker.

    Get it from Company of Parrots for $13.50.

    4. This iPhone case that'll inspire the most ethereal of selfies.


    Get it from Frank Moth on Society6 for $28.79.

    5. These tritone colored pencils, to take your adult coloring to the next level., Mary Ingold / Amazon / Via

    Each colored pencil combines three complementary shades in a single lead. And don't even think to compare these to your standard Crayola fare; Koh-I-Noor pencils go on super smooth and don't require you to press down to get full, rich color.

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $14.32.

    6. This gold-rimmed mug that'll class up the worst of coffees.,

    Get it from Anthropologie for $14 (also available in mint, navy, and ivory).

    7. This poster of Frida Kahlo, to inject any room with some color and femme spirit.

    A portrait of a revolutionary artist will inspire the most blocked of creatives.

    Get it from Top Floor Store on Etsy for $6.92+ (available in five sizes).

    8. This gold scratch-off world map to mark all the places you've 'grammed.

    Nothing like a gold map to revive old inspirations.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    9. This set of surrealist stationery cards for all your love notes.

    Add gravitas to any message with this fantastical template.

    Get a pack of three from Christian Schloe on Society6 for $12.79.

    10. This minimalist clock that'll add zen to any room.

    Start your mornings without an iPhone screen with this refreshingly designed alarm clock.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    11. This gorgeous, crystal clear water bottle that'll actually have you hitting your water intake goals.

    Doubles as an accessory 💁.

    Get it from Amazon for $30.

    12. This guide to hand lettering so you can pick up a new creative skill while relaxing with a glass of wine.

    And if you're a complete newbie to it, here's a good beginner's guide to hand lettering.

    Get a copy from Amazon for $17.99.

    13. This Leanne Shapton illustrated book on love and jealousy that literally every tortured artist will appreciate.

    You'll swoon and exhale deeply with every page.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.56.

    14. This bestselling journal filled with quirky prompts that'll inspire you to think out of the box., Alecia / Amazon / Via

    This journal is designed to get messy — so there's no way to fill it out wrong.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.38.

    15. This set of 12 high-quality graphite pencils, so you can doodle and shade in every gradient of black.

    So much architecture to sketch, so little time.

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $18.99.

    16. This sleek case to contain all your artsy tools and knick-knacks.

    Because your fancy tools of the trade deserve a fancy home.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    17. This nifty candle that burns up to 60 hours, for those late work nights.

    To use it, just feed more candle as it burns.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $30.

    Do your holiday shopping with BuzzFeed. Check out all of our gift guides here!

    Allison Krausman / BuzzFeed

    Need A Shopping Buddy?

    Get great products - from pros in the fine art of buying stuff online - delivered to your inbox!
    Newsletter signup form