Art Gifts vs Craft Gifts

So, you wanna know the difference between art gifts and crafts gifts? This is a questions we never thought we would be asked, but we have had a few customers now asking us for craft gifts, not art gifts or vice versa. 
So the way we see it is...

Art is all about expressing yourself and creating something that makes people feel something - whether it's happy, sad, or just plain confused. It's like your artsy fartsy friend who's always talking about their latest masterpiece and how it's going to change the world. Looking at you, you know who. So art is is a way of exploring an idea, emption or concept. 

So for an art gift that will really get the recipient into some free flowing thinking, why not try either of these two Art Gifts:

Creativity Journal - This book of creative props will really spark those artsy ideas. You will find yourself coming back to it time and time again for inspiration. 

Art Gift to Spark Creativity


Craft gifts, on the other hand, are more about creating something practical and functional. You know that friend who's always knitting you a scarf or making you a handmade birthday card? That's the kind of thing we're talking about here. It's all about using your hands to make something useful and pretty at the same time.

So as a craft gift, why not use our pottery kit to make a vase!? This kit has everything you need to make a bowl, mug or vase. A very crafty gift indeed!

Best Craft Gift Idea - Pottery Kit


Crafts can also involve aesthetic qualities, but the primary goal is to create a useful item rather than a piece of art that exists for its own sake.

Of course, there can be some overlap between the two, and sometimes art can be functional, and sometimes crafts can be purely decorative. But in general, that's the basic difference between the two. Hope that clears things up for you!


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