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2023 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s amazing to think that we’re in November and the holidays are nearing. 2023 has both flown by in a flash and at a snail’s pace. To help with your Christmas shopping plans, we’re happy to share our third annual Holiday Gift Guide, filled with favorite gift ideas for anyone in your family. There’s truly something for everyone!

Thank you to all of the amazing companies for working with us to share these with you. We were so excited to be gifted some of these items to be able to share them with you today! Many of these links contain affiliate links – should you choose to purchase through them, we make a small commission at no extra cost to you. You can read our full disclosure here.

Holiday Gift Guide 2023

In creating this year’s gift guide we thought about items we’ve received throughout the year and love to use in our own homes. Others are items we would appreciate having for ourselves and our families. We hope you find some inspiration and ideas for yours as well!

For specific crafting-related ideas check out our craft kits for adults or craft kits for kids guides. We also have a list of great stocking stuffer ideas for kids!

Gifts Under $25

Personalized Christmas Ornaments

These custom wood family ornaments by Little Prarie Craft Co make a thoughtful keepsake piece for anyone on your list.

Eco-Friendly Accessories and Decor

Eco-Friendly organic cotton scrunchies or a set of vintage inspired ornaments from our sustainable collection at SMCH Stitched make a great gift or stocking stuffer for a child, teen or busy mom on your list.

One Month of Club Couture

Share the gift of creativity with a month of Chalk Couture! Or check out some of their lovely project kits such as the adorable Family of Gnomes Bundle.

Embroidery Starter Kits

If you have someone creative on your list, gift them a thoughtful embroidery kit filled with all the materials needed to complete a project plus instructions.

Gift of Relaxation – Buddha Board

Master the art of letting go with the innovative Buddha Board. This screen-free mindfulness tool can help you get into a relaxed state of mind by doing something creative – painting with water! We love that all you need is a little water and you can give yourself a little creativity break any time. You can learn more about the Buddha Board here.

Gifts $26-$50

Creative Habit Craft Box

Our own Creative Habit Craft Boxes make fabulous gifts for anyone crafty on your list! Because everything is included in the box, they’re great for beginner crafters as well. From our Penguin Family Portrait Kit, Driftwood Village to the Pine Cone Succulent Arrangments, these craft boxes feature different techniques and nature-inspired projects to make something beautiful!

Moss Art by Numbers Kit

If you have someone on your list who loves nature, they’ll absolutely love this unique moss art by numbers kit! They can use the supplies provided to create a gorgeous piece of art for their walls. There’s even a O’Canada and Proud to Be British versions!

Luxurious Yet Affordable Fountain Pens

My husband is an absolutely fountain pen buff and has converted me into one as well. I was so excited to learn about the new launch of Ellington Pens – they’re make beautiful, luxurious fountain pens without the luxury price tag. These are great for those especially hard-to-buy for people on your list (including hubby!).

Eco-Friendly, Handcrafted Tea-Towels

Made with organic cotton and hemp, these stylish yet practical eco-friendly tea towels are perfect for any kitchen. Makes a thoughtful gift giving item for the holidays, birthdays and other special occasions.

Custom Color by Number Kits

Send in your favorite photo and Winnie’s Picks will transform it into a thoughtful and beautiful paint-by-number kit. Doesn’t get much more personalized than that!

Eco-Friendly Handmade Two-Color Tote Bag

This medium sized casual tote is handmade and uses only natural materials and trims, making it 100% biodegradable.

Wearing a two color toe bag.

Gifts $50 – $100

Personalized Eco-Friendly Kitchen Apron

Unisex handmade kitchen aprons from our shop SMCH Stitched. Everyone needs a great kitchen apron and soft classic apron is perfect for men and women! Comes with the option of personalized embroidery.

Nature Inspired Creations

Forest Decor has a beautiful and unique collection of hand crafted wood decor and gift ideas at all price points. These personalized cutting boards and adorable animal figurines and just some of our favorites!

Handcrafted Driftwood Decor

Made with driftwood pieces we collect on the shores of Lake Huron, Ontario, our small driftwood heart decoration and Tabletop Driftwood Christmas Tree are a timeless handmade gift idea for any beach-loving friend. Be sure to explore our whole driftwood art collection in the shop!

Gifts over $100

Munbyn Thermal Label Printer

We are continuously surprised by the many uses we discover for our little Munbyn Thermal Label printer. From easy DIY stickers, to cute hot chocolate labels and these fun motivational stickers there are so many ways to craft with the Munbyn thermal printer making it a unique gift idea.

3D Wooden World Map

As owners of two of these 3D Wooden World Maps from Enjoy the Wood, we can’t recommend it enough! The multilayered world maps are hand-crafted and come in a variety of colors and sizes.

xTool F1 Portable Laser Engraver

We recently reviewed the new xTool F1 portable laser engraver. With the ability to engrave over 300 materials at super speed, this machine is a great addition to anyone’s crafting workshop. Or if you are looking to cut and engrave larger items, check out our review of the xTool M1 as well.

Canadian-Made Pine Cone Wreath

Did you know that our mom makes all the beautiful pine cone and driftwood decor and gifts we have in the Sustain My Craft Habit Etsy Shop? This white pine cone wreath is one of our absolute favourites!

Cricut Maker 3 Bundle

With enhanced speed and versatility the Cricut Maker 3 is trully the perfect gift for any serious crafter. This smart precision cutting machine that can cut paper, vinyl, card stock and even leather. Find out which Cricut machine is best for you as well as project ideas in our 25 Cricut projects for beginners post.

Cricut Joy Xtra – A smaller cutting machine that’s more compact and great for quick and easy craft projects.

We hope that our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide is helpful to you as you’re thinking about ideas for your loved ones. The great thing about all these is that they can be ordered online and delivered straight to the recipient.

Happy holidays friends!

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Saturday 7th of November 2020

These are great gift ideas! A Cricut maker is definitely on my wish list this year. ????

Valerie |

Jane and Sonja

Saturday 7th of November 2020

Thank you Valerie! Just sent the list with a nudge, nudge to Santa :D . Hope he/she brings you the Maker. Jane

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