10 gifts under $100 for creatives
1. Bob Ross Mug
Bob Ross is an artistic hero to many. His show, The Joy of Painting, inspired countless folks to tap into their creative spirit and do something every day that makes them happy. This clever “self-painting” mug reveals a surprise image once you pour in a hot beverage. Purchase it from MyModernMet for just $16.95.
2. Laptop Stickers
Creatives love to express themselves through stickers – on laptops, water bottles, notebooks and more! Help them do just that with a wide variety of sticker pack options on Amazon for around $5 – $10.
3. Solar Print Kit
With a solar print kit, you can use the power of the sun to make a masterpiece. Solar prints are a fun and scientific art project that channels your inner child and imagination. Purchase a kit on Amazon for $19.99.
4. 365 Days of Creativity Book
365 Days of Creativity is a thoughtful and inspiring book designed to help you carve out moments of self-expression and unlock your creative potential. The author shows you how to experiment, explore and let go of your artistic inhibitions, encouraging you to look for creative inspiration wherever you go. Purchase the book on Amazon for $15.31.
5. Portable Color Matching Tool
This unique technology enables you to instantly find the closest paint match to your scanned object or find digital color values of any shade. And it’s small enough to fit right in your pocket! Find the Nix version on Amazon for $99.
6. Gradient puzzle
This Gradient Puzzle is a vibrant way to challenge your brain. With five color combinations to choose from, there’s an option for every color gradient lover. Purchase it from Area Ware for $25.
7. Field Notes
This 64-page journal notebook is designed with best-in-class versatility. Choose between dot-graph or ruled paper, printed using soy-based ink, for daily bullet journaling, tracking midnight ramblings or scribbling down poems when inspiration strikes. They can be found on Amazon for $16.95.
8. Comical Graphic Design Mug
This funny coffee mug makes a great gift for a graphic designer, web designer or graphic artist. And even though it’s the second mug on our list, you can never have too many coffee mugs. One for the office and one for at home! There are several options on Etsy, but this one is our favorite and can be found on Etsy for $16.99.
9. Boogie Board Reusable Writing Pad
For the creative that loves to write notes, but hates to waste paper, the Boogie Board is a perfect gift. Because of the technology it uses, you can write with the included stylus or anything you have on hand! When you’re ready to erase, just push the button and the board clears itself. Three different color options (at varying prices) are available. The Cyan version can be found on Amazon for $29.85.
10. Smartphone Gimbal Handheld Stabilizer
Taking videos on a smartphone is second nature to most creatives. Help them take their video production to the next level with a stabilizer that reduces shaky footage and delivers a super-smooth, stabilized image. The Osmo Mobile 3 can be purchased on Amazon for $78.99.
*Prices based on the price at the time of publication and subject to change.