Gift Guide: Best Books for Artists & Crafters

What do you buy for someone who can make almost anything themselves? We’ve put together a list of awesome art and craft books that will keep crafters busy long after they’re unwrapped.

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit

CREATIVE LETTERING AND BEYOND ART & STATIONARY KIT

Graduate your hand lettering from bored designs to art worthy of hanging on the wall. We’ve pulled together the artistic talents of four professional hand letterers and calligraphers to give you instruction, and are including all the tools you’ll need to get creating.

Scratch & Create: Wild Garden

SCRATCH & CREATE SERIES

Scratch pages have dethroned adult coloring books in the world of adult activity book!. Scrape off the coating to reveal beautiful scenes with our Scratch & Create series.

Lettering with Purpose

LETTERING WITH PURPOSE

Lettering with Purpose is a thoughtful book that will show you how to develop your own artistic alphabet. Whether you’re hoping to personalize greeting cards or just enjoy the art, hand lettering is an uplifting and compelling craft to learn. Deepen your understanding of this art form by delving into 100 reflective lettering prompts that spur the imagination. You’ll never ask “What should I write?” again.

Drink Laugh Paint

DRINK LAUGH PAINT

With Drink Laugh Paint, you and your friends can express your inner artists while also enjoying each other’s company and some wine at the time!

Learn to Create Art Deco Lettering

LEARN TO CREATE ART DECO LETTERING KIT

Now you can learn to draw beautiful Art Deco lettering! This elegantly designed tin comes with 54 instructional cards. Step-by-step instructions are printed on one side, and a picture-perfect rendition of the letter is on the other.

Creative Folk Art and Beyond

CREATIVE FOLK ART & BEYOND

Continuing the hugely popular Creative… and Beyond series, Creative Folk Art and Beyond features the whimsical and colorful folk-art style of Scandinavia… and beyond! Inspired by the concept of hygge (an idea similar to being snuggly and cozy), Creative Folk Art and Beyond includes creative prompts,easy exercises, and step-by-step projects that embrace all things Scandinavian.

Faith Journaling for the Inspired Artist

FAITH JOURNALING FOR THE INSPIRED ARTIST

When faith and art intersect, pure magic happens. Faith Journaling for the Inspired Artist is a dynamic and inspiring resource for learning art journaling in Bibles, prayer journals, daily devotionals, and creative life planners.

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist

MEHNDI FOR THE INSPIRED ARTIST

Create modern and traditional mehndi designs and incorporate them into DIY art projects with Mehndi for the Inspired Artist. Your home will never be the same after you add the lovely flair of mehndi.

Art on the Rocks

ART ON THE ROCKS

Grab your colors, head outside and start painting beautiful works of art on stones. This all inclusive instruction book is packed with creative ideas, step-by-step projects, and endless inspiration for creating masterpieces that are truly one with nature.

Learn to Create Modern Calligraphy Lettering

LEARN TO CREATE MODERN CALLIGRAPHY LETTERING

Learn to write in beautiful calligraphy! All the tools you will need are contained in this beautifully designed, highly giftable, tin. Open up to your creativity with this unique and easy to learn approach to modern calligraphy lettering.