My GIANT Gift Guide For Creative Entrepreneurs!
If you’re reading this, then you’re either a creative entrepreneur, or you have one on your shopping list! With more and more people starting their own creative businesses, you’re almost certain to know someone who fits this description!
And what do creative entrepreneurs want in their stockings or for their birthdays? Well, in addition to your love and support, they’ll be interested in a wide range of both fun and useful items.
In this gift guide, I’m sharing some of MY favorite things, or things that I personally – as a creative entrepreneur myself – would love to have as a gift. I hope they’re helpful to you in your gift quest as well.
Without further adieu, here’s my gift guide. Let’s get shopping! 🙂
Are you ready to “make a dent in the universe”? As a creative, you no longer have to take a backseat. In fact, stepping up and embracing entrepreneurship is the fastest route to impact. But where do you start? And what sets the businesses that succeed apart?
#GIRLBOSS proves that being successful isn’t about where you went to college or how popular you were in high school. It’s about trusting your instincts and following your gut; knowing which rules to follow and which to break; when to button up and when to let your freak flag fly.
The follow-up to his bestseller The War of Art, Turning Pro navigates the passage from the amateur life to a professional practice. “You don’t need to take a course or buy a product. All you have to do is change your mind.” –Steven Pressfield
An instant classic, this revised and updated edition of the phenomenal bestseller dispels the myths about starting your own business. Small business consultant and author Michael E. Gerber, with sharp insight gained from years of experience, points out how common assumptions, expectations, and even technical expertise can get in the way of running a successful business.
The new Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine uses Evernote’s Page Camera feature to capture the pages of your notebook with your smartphone or tablet. Plus, each Evernote Smart Notebook comes with a 3 month Evernote Premium subscription!
Cavallini Mini Notebooks Vintage contains 3 Mini notebooks packaged together as one set. Each set features charming images from the Cavallini archives.
This canvas leather backpack is great for work and life. It’s fabric is soft to the touch, and has a great slot for your tablet or laptop computer. It’s super sturdy, comfortable and stylish!
Beautiful synthetic soft leather and interior linen lining. “Quick connect” at base of back straps (no metal buckle to cut into you or the bag). Three inside pockets (one zippered).
Need a multifunctional laptop workstation? We have it covered! This adjustable VENTED aluminum laptop notebook table features air vented cavities design which reduce overheating on your laptop / notebook. The extraordinary locking button that can be set in full 360 degree angles to fit any body position, even laid back on your bed.
A nine-piece collection of European-style truffles featuring an elevated spirit concentration, blended with our decadent ganache, presenting a masterful and honest expression of liqueurs from five of Oregon’s finest craft distillers. Box of 9 truffles.
A vibrant gift box filled with an array of bold dark chocolate truffles. Truffle assortment of Coconut Macaroon, Extreme Dark, and Dark Chocolate
Chocomize hot chocolates on a spoon offer a modern spin on a traditional cold weather indulgence. Simply place the hot chocolate on a stick in a mug filled with 6 fl oz of milk (or water). Lean back and enjoy the rich taste of premium Belgian chocolate in your beverage! Also tastes great in coffee!
Your Best Year by Lisa Jacobs is an annual workbook designed to help creative entrepreneurs make your starriest dreams and most ambitious goals come true. It’s for creatives who are ready to stretch their comfort zone and make it happen already in 2016.
This edition is bigger and better than ever before. The 2016 edition unveils a new system intended to help you stop the daily scramble and plan ahead for the most productive and profitable year of your life. Here’s to your best year yet.
Plan, create and grow your dream business in 2016! What started as a way to help keep my coaching clients on track in their businesses, quickly turned into a sought after online and offline business system that is raved about with incredible results.
The Biz PlanBook is an all-in-one Planner + Workbook especially designed for Entrepreneurs that will help you brainstorm your ambitious goals, get mega focused, stay on track with yearly, quarterly and monthly goals, and turn your awe-inspiring passions and dreams to life. It’s simply the best business planning tool available!
The workbook will take you through an easy to follow, step-by-step guided instructions that will help you plan out your products + programs and help you stay consistent with your marketing content and goals. Then it all gets put into the planner to help you turn your dreams into reality!
There is nothing like this adult coloring calendar on the market! This massive and unique daily planner/ calendar features more than 300+ relaxing adult coloring pages to help you enjoy a creative and stress-free 2016! Each page has gorgeous designs for coloring AND a place to jot down notes, make lists, or keep track of your big ideas!
Artist Jenean Morrison has thoughtfully designed each page (printed on one side of the page only to avoid coloring bleed-through) with over 100 all new designs PLUS the best of her artwork from her best-selling coloring books. Color your way through 2016 with a combination of patterns, mandalas, floral designs, geometric and abstract art prints. With a focus on variety and beauty, this coloring calendar will delight, relax and entertain beginners to advanced adult colorists!
Want even MORE coloring awesomeness from Jenean? Check out all her books HERE!
And of course – you’ll want some markers and pens for all this coloring! Check out some of my favorites:
- Stabilo Mini Pen 68 18-color Wallet
- Sharpie Fine-Tip Permanent Marker, 24-Pack Assorted Colors
- Paper Mate Flair Porous-Point Felt Tip Pen, Medium Tip, 12-Pack, Fashion Colors
SCARF CAMERA STRAP
In a Sea of Black Camera Equipment, It’s Time to Give your Camera some STYLE with this Fashionable and Functional Camera Strap!
Express yourself and your creative passion…
SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick is the flash drive reinvented to work not just with your computer, but also with your phone and tablet. With the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media and transfer files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos to and from your mobile device.
It has a unique and original cubic diamond design It may not work property on Mac. It has up to 8GB storage capacity High speed 2.0 data transfer It comes with a beautiful necklace attached to it!
Capacity: 8 GB Compatible with Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS 10+ and Linux; Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port required for high speed transfer
Not the original, but exquisitely re-produced transformer 32GB flash drive. It transforms from flash drive to leopard in seconds.
The perfect creative flash drive for the creative entrepreneur!
This digital notebook from Wacom lets users take notes and ideas from the paper straight into the Cloud. Capture handwritten notes on any paper and with a push of a button your handwritten content is saved digitally for organizing, editing or sharing.
Works seamlessly with cloud-based services, including Evernote or Dropbox. Shape your notes in Bamboo Paper with Wacom Ink Layer Language (WILL), which allows the ink to stay dynamic within the Wacom ecosystem
COFFEE & COFFEE ACCESSORIES
Give this impressive gift filled with a selection of our best roasts and flavored coffee!
Basket Includes: Café Carmel, Colombian Supremo, Sinful Sundae, Caramel Pecan Pie, Chocolate Raspberry, Hazelnut, Breakfast Blend, Crème Brulee, Beanery Blend, Amaretto, English Toffee & Cream, and Hawaiian Coconut
Sure to please just about anybody, our Treasure Chest of Coffee offers a wonderful assortment of our specialty gourmet coffee. Great for any occasion!
Gift basket includes: Colombian Supremo, Beanery Blend®, Italian Dark Roast, Costa Rican La Minita, Hawaiian Coconut, Caramel Apple, Vanilla Nut Cream, Chocolate Raspberry, Swiss Mocha Almond, Hazelnut, Crème Brulee, Breakfast Blend, Pumpkin Spice, Sumatra Mandheling, and Michigan Cherry
Ideal for an active, on-the-go lifestyle, the Black & Decker Brew ‘n Go Personal Coffeemaker quickly and conveniently brews a 15-ounce coffee into the included stainless steel travel mug that fits most car cup holders.
Convenient one-touch operation and features like the removable filter basket with included permanent filter will make your morning coffee ritual a breeze.
Sip, sip your way to happiness. This super fun Ban.do Hot Stuff Thermal Mug-But First Coffee lets you take your drink on the go or keep it at work.
Inspired by all things fun, disco balls, confetti cannons and fizzy cocktails to name a few, Ban.do specializes in gifts and accessories that pack a stylish punch.
The INSTAX SHARE SP-1 Printer lets customers print mobile photos instantly from their smart phone or tablet, anywhere, anytime. The INSTAX SHARE SP-1 acts as its own Wi-Fi hotspot, and works with both is and Android to get you instant film prints from any picture stored on your device.
Using the INSTAX SHARE SP-1 is fun and easy. With the user-friendly INSTAX Share App available on both is and Android, it’s a snap to print pictures with just a couple of taps on your device. There is also a wide range of unique editing functions and templates to let users get creative with their smartphone images and INSTAX mini film. The INSTAX SHARE SP-1 can also print “real time” information on the film prints, including date and time, location and weather conditions.
This journal marks the new concept of design – rustic with a touch of antique look. It is hand-made one a a time with Tree Free Handmade paper from pure white cotton waste and genuine cowhide Leather. The binding is made from Coptic bound with string like olden times.
It is perfect for classic calligraphy and scripting. Whether you want to write poetry or spill your heart and soul out onto the handmade fiber pages, you can personalize this handmade book to your with C Latch lock closure.
The Genuine Leather, Rustic River Legends Journal is the perfect place for journaling trips, poetry, story ideas, or simply recording inspiring thoughts. Made from thick, durable leather, this rustic journal feels like it’s right out of the 1820’s. Ninety-six (front and back – 48 sheets total) thick, high quality blank pages create the perfect pallate for your thoughts.
The pages are hand-sewn into the top grain cowhide leather cover, and an acid-free cotton rag paper construction helps ensure your writing will last. Use it for yourself or give it as a gift. Natural weathering and leather variations add unique character, creating that one-of-a-kind Rustic Feel. A classic way to record thoughts and experiences, the Legends Journal is an instant favorite.
Blank craft papers are perfect for writing, drawing, stick photos or articles. Record your wonderful life with this diary!
Low priced, but beautiful – these journals are perfect as gifts, sketchbooks, and guest books for weddings.
Interested in seeing even more beautiful leather journal suggestions for yourself or the creative entrepreneur in your life? Check out Leather Journals Online!
LENS KIT FOR SMARTPHONES
Want to make your phones or tablets become a Professional DSLR? The 3 in 1 phone lens kit is absolutely a great tool for you.
It comes with the 180 degree Fisheye lens, 0.67X Wide Angle Lens and 10X Macro Lens which are built with high-clarity 4 element 3 group glass cell phone lenses, like the pro lenses, giving you clear shots every time.
These mugs will inspire you to start out your day with positivity! Here are four of my favorites:
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There We Have It!
I hope this gift guide has been of assistance to you! Now, I’d love it if you would share YOUR gift suggestions for creative entrepreneurs in the ‘Comments’ section below!