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Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for the Crafty Bride

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The Top Gift Ideas for the Crafters! This is the ultimate wishlist for craft lovers and DIY brides everywhere. If you’re a crafter, you’re sure to swoon over these amazing tools and resources. Check out our picks below!

Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for the Crafty Bride
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Looking for some creative ideas to gift the bride who loves to make DIY projects and crafts? Look no further than this list of tools, guides, and other helpful crafty finds. These items are sure to help her tackle her DIY wedding plans with ease.

Gift Ideas for the Bride Who Loves Crafts + DIY Projects

Find the perfect gift idea for the bride who wants to make all her own decorations, stationery, and more. Take a look at these crafty gift ideas for the DIYer in your life!

the complete book of chalk lettering

The Book of Chalk Lettering by Val McKeehan

This fabulous book features detailed instructions, tutorials and exercises to help you master the art of chalk lettering. The Book of Chalk Lettering by Val McKeehan is a great gift idea for any bride-to-be who’s into the rustic chic look and wants to have that gorgeously hand-lettered chalkboard signage for her big day. This book will teach you everything you need to know, and even includes fold-out panels to allow you to practice right inside the book! 

Cricut Explore Air 2

Cricut Explore Air 2

Crafters rejoiced over the amazing Cricut Explore Air 2 — this heavy-duty tool creates endless possibilities for weddings and crafting alike. Put the power of a customizable cutting machine at your fingertips and you could easily craft-ninja your way to the most Pinterest-perfect wedding imaginable for less.

glowforge aura

Glowforge Aura

The Glowforge Aura Craft Laser Cutter is an excellent gift for a bride-to-be. Its versatility and precision allow for endless customization, making each wedding component uniquely personal. From invitations to favors, the Glowforge Aura enhances a bride’s style throughout her wedding. It can also be used for other important events and projects, making it a gift that keeps on giving.

Fiskars Tag Maker Punch

Looking for a simple cutting tool that doesn’t require fancy software? These Fiskars Tag Maker Punches are super versatile and incredibly easy to use. Perfect for cutting out tags for escort cards, gift tags, favor tags and seat markers, you’re sure to find yourself reaching for these convenient punches again and again.

chalk ink markers

Chalk Ink Markers

Looking for something to aid in your chalk lettering skills to make them a bit more permanent? Check out these semi-permanent Chalk Ink Markers! These give you the effect of chalk without the dusty mess and hold up and stay in place as long as you need them to. They’re totally easy to wipe clean with a damp cloth if you make a mistake, too — so they’re pretty foolproof!

martha stewart glitter

Martha Stewart Craft Glitter Assortment

What craft closet is complete without a little sparkle? This Martha Stewart Craft Glitter Assortment is the Holy Grail of craft glitter, and is worth the purchase just so you can line them all up in rainbow order and gaze upon their beauty. What? That’s not normal? Okay, well they totally come in handy for crafts, too. With every color in the spectrum represented you’re sure to find plenty of projects to keep you busy with these pretties.

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Online Craft Classes

Looking for something to get your creative juices flowing? Look no further than SkillShare! They’ve got everything under the sun, from cake decorating, knitting, baking, sewing, paper crafting and so much more. Learn how to create gift items or decor for your big day all in an easy-to-follow online course.

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Studio Calico Subscription

If you’re a paper lover like me, you will probably love Studio Calico! They have an incredible assortment of paper crafting products and some super awesome subscription-based kits to suit your craft style. From their mondo Scrapbooking Kit to the super fun Planner Kit, there are lots of options to choose from depending on your interests. Personally, I love the Stationery Kit, which sends you super cute cards and stationery each month so you’ll never be without that perfect card.

xyron creative station

Xyron Creative Station

Another great tool to have in your craft arsenal is the Creation Station from Xyron. This big tool allows you to add sticky backing to larger pieces making it great for wedding invitation assembly, scrapbooking, crafts, and more.

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Fiskars Paper Trimmer

Last but certainly not least is the Fiskars Paper Trimmer. This simple cutting tool will quickly become your BFF as you craft your way through the wedding planning process. Trimming down those escort cards, signage, and save the dates will be oh-so-simple with the help of this flat and lightweight trimmer.


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Jessica Bishop is the founder of TheBudgetSavvyBride.com, and has worked in various areas and roles within the wedding industry since 2007. She is the author of the best-selling book,The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer and also hosts The Bouquet Toss Wedding Planning Podcast. Jessica's expert wedding advice and savvy savings tips have been featured by Good Morning America, COSMOPOLITAN, Glamour, and more.