11 Creative Gifts that Won't Break the Bank
The holidays (or holidaze) are upon us.
It's the time of year to show and share love... but that can often be difficult without spending lots of money! Below are some excellent creative gift ideas for all the special people in your life.
Believe it or not—photoshoots don't have to cost thousands of dollars. I firmly believe that everyone needs/deserves a professional headshot... not just artists!
For friends and family members, see if there's a local photographer or studio willing to sell photos as a gift?
For a list of my favorite photographers in New York and Los Angeles, be sure to grab my Resource Guide.
We're moving to an age where everyone wants/needs an online presence—beginners to celebrities.
Why not start the ball for your nieces and nephews with their very own .com?!
But seriously... Google makes it very easy to reserve a domain.
If their .com is taken... .me is my new favorite domain solution! Check out this blog for more creative domain ideas.
3. Professional Email*
I love Moo. I feel like all ages would enjoy custom stationary, stickers and so much more.
Moo's Printfinity makes it easy to upload or create many different designs in one pack or order... so you can create different business cards, postcards, stickers for one person or many.
5. Original Music
Enough with the marketing and tech stuff... right? How about some incredible new music from equally incredible artists? Check out...
You won't regret it! You can "try before you buy" at all of the links above, too. :)
6. Hand-Roasted Coffee
7. Original Art
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza (and any other celebrations I'm forgetting) all come before New Year's Day.
Kickstart someone's resolutions with....
I've been hearing people say they like to share experiences or memories—not just material possessions. I like this idea quite a lot.
A few creative experience ideas might be...
10. Online Learning
11. Gift Cards
Take some time to choose a custom design and write a thoughtful message... it can mean just as much as something tangible that's been ornately wrapped!
What's your creative gift idea? Comment below.