As we approach the end of another year, it's the perfect time to break away from the usual tech gadgets or socks and explore some extraordinary gift options. At Create! Magazine, we're passionate about celebrating creativity, and we're excited to showcase a few outstanding creators from our community. Here are 10 distinctive gift ideas to add a touch of uniqueness to your shopping list this year.

1. Mugs by Pazful Designs

Pazful Designs exists in Denver, CO and remains committed to creating art for all people to enjoy, giving back to those in need (both people and animals), and working towards a more sustainable eco-friendly environment. Explore fun and unique mugs, vases and more!

Pazful Designs

2. Affordable Original Art at PxP Contemporary

PxP Contemporary by Alicia Puig is an online gallery that connects collectors with high-quality, affordable artworks. We believe in transparent pricing, building meaningful relationships with our clients, providing exceptional customer service, and above all, supporting the talented artists who we work with and represent.

Shawna Gilmore, Floyd - Original Painting

3. Customizable Stationary From Dutch and Deckle

Dutch and Deckle celebrates founder Nancy Dutch’s passion for premium paper and love of design. Throughout her career in the paper industry, Nancy saw how thoughtful, highly-tactile experiences remained important even as technology made digital note-taking and calendaring more common.

4. Books for Emerging Artists

The Complete Smartist Guide: Essential Business and Career Tips for Emerging Artists. Learn how to sell more art, build a thriving business, and lead the creative life you've always dreamed of! The Creative Business Handbook. Offering veteran insight and friendly, actionable advice from two self-made women who manage three six-figure businesses, this practical handbook acts as a roadmap to guide anyone wanting to build a profitable venture out of their creative passion.

5. Original Art and Prints at Paradigm Gallery

Paradigm Gallery + Studio® was established in 2010 by co-founders and curators, Jason Chen and Sara McCorriston. The gallery exhibits meaningful, process-intense contemporary artwork by emerging and mid-career artists from around the world.

Sarah Detweiler, U Got This

6. Limited Edition Prints by Sebastian Foster

Looking for affordable artwork to collect or gift this season? We’re excited to share Sebastian Foster’s new Fall Print Set 2023.

Jeremy Miranda

7. No Such Thing as Too Much Art by The Jealous Curator

Contemporary art delivered daily to your inbox from Danielle Krysa, the founder of The Jealous Curator, and best-selling author of several books on art & creativity.

8. Holiday Shop Under $500 at Liz Lidgett Gallery

Liz Lidgett Gallery and Design represents over 55 contemporary artists from around the world. The gallery’s clientele includes personal collections, restaurants, corporations, small business, hotels and more.

Taylor Cox

9. The Gigantic Miniature Show 2023 at Deep Space Gallery

Deep Space Gallery is in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood of Jersey City. Founded in 2016, Deep Space hosts monthly group and solo exhibitions featuring both formally-trained and outsider contemporary emerging artists with a strong voice and cutting edge aesthetic and working in a diverse range of mediums and styles.

Courtney Heron

10. Dina Brodsky's Courses for Artists: Insights for Artists

Dina Brodsky is a contemporary realist miniaturist, painter and curator. She was educated at University of Massachussets Amhers,t and the New York Academy of Art, where she received her MFA. She lives and works in New York City. She has taught privately, and in several institutions including the Castle Hill Center for the Arts, the Long Island Academy of Fine Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.