These inspiring art and needlework kits are fabulous to give as gifts to anyone you want. These will also make wonderful gifts to buy for yourself and do during the holidays. The kits come with everything you need to get started.
Wall Art: Geometric Origami 10 Hip and Stylish Wall Décor Projects for Your Home
This kit blends origami and geometric art into our home decor. The instructional guide provides step-by-step instructions to create 10 home décor projects using simple origami folds, 50 coloured origami paper, and black twine to make two projects: Light and Shadow and Birds on a Wire. The initial folds are easy to execute, making this suitable for folders of any age and level of experience. We are working on a stylish art to put on our walls.
The Watercolour Glue-Resist Wonders kit includes four 8"x10" pre-printed paper, six templates for tracing additional images, a paintbrush, glue, and watercolour paints to get us started with this technique.
The innovative techniques in Watercolour Glue-Resist Wonders is a new way to use watercolour that even absolute beginners can do. Outline the designs on the pre-printed template paper with the provided glue. Then, paint over the image with watercolour to add depth and dimension. Adults and children alike will be amazed at how the paint "resists" adhering to the glue to create a fun, lively effect.
Decorative Tile Art is a kit that showcases tile-decorating techniques for creating fluid, organic, and unique patterns that simulate stone and watercolour. We can create beautiful tiles to use around the house as coasters, trivets, potted plant pads, or as simple decorations. Decorative Tile Art has the materials to complete four tiles, felt feet for the coasters to protect furniture and includes an illustrated 48-page guide book for 10 patterns and techniques, including:
- When Alcohol Drops Meet a Tile
- When Alcohol Spray Meets a Tile
- A Striped Tile
- A Field of Diagonal Circles
- Using a Stencil Mask
- A Subtle Blend of Layered Colours
- A Geometric Pattern
- A Southwestern Sunset
- Shape Dissolve
- Squiggly Line Work
Art of Paper Quilling by Claire Sun-ok Choi features quilling techniques for cards and gifts focusing on simple, elegant projects such as beautiful framed pieces, cards, gifts, and more. The designs are built upon simple rolled coils of paper that when grouped together, form intricate flowers, graceful butterflies, and delicate scrollwork. Quilled designs can be framed or used to embellish greeting cards, books and journals, and many types of simple paper structures.
Here are a few Cross-Stitch and Embroidery Kits that would make those who enjoy needlework excited.
Cross Stitch Creations: Fine Art 12 Patterns of the World's Finest Masterpieces shows how to recreate classic artwork with needle art from artists such as van Gogh to Klimt to Munch. The instructions and full-colour photographs for the 12 included projects allow us complete the projects and decorate our walls, or embellish clothing, linens, or a throw pillow with works of art in the classic medium of cross stitch.
The kit includes 12 skeins of embroidery thread, six inch embroidery hoop, two pieces of cross stitch fabric, and needle. The projects of Cross Stitch Creations: Fine Art are:
- Composition with Large Red Plane, Yellow, Black, Gray, and Blue by Piet Mondrian
- The Swan (No. 16) by Hilma af Klint
- Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci
- Color Study, Squares with Concentric Circles by Wassily Kandinsky
- Curtain, Jug, and Fruit by Paul Cézanne
- Sunflowers (Fourth Version) by Vincent van Gogh
- Flowers in a Rococo Vase by Paul Cézanne
- The Scream of Nature by Edvard Munch
- The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh
- The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo
- The Tree of Life by Gustav Klimt
- The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai
Cross Stitch Creations: Disney Classic features 12 Patterns of Classic Disney Characters from Winnie-the-Pooh bib to a Steamboat Willie throw pillow with instructions and materials to make two finished projects. The kit includes 7 skeins of embroidery floss, six inch embroidery hoop, two pieces of cross stitch fabric, and two embroidery needles.
Classic Disney Characters Featured Include:
- Mickey Mouse
- Minnie Mouse
- Steamboat Willie
- Peter Pan
- Tinker Bell
- Winnie the Pooh
- Donald Duck
- Daisy Duck
- Snow White
- Sleeping Beauty Castle
- Sorcerer Mickey
Embroidery Designs: Natural Splendor has 12 step-by-step designs, the how-to basics of embroidery, and all the materials you need to create 2 projects. These designs can be applied to totes, towels, pillows, and more. The projects in this kit takes a modern take on a classic craft. The kit includes 10 skeins of six stranded embroidery floss, six inch embroidery hoop, three iron-on transfer sheets, two needles, and two pieces of white fabric.
The step-by-step project shows how we can add designs from nature to apparel and belongings such as purses, pillows, skirts, backpacks and more.
The projects of Embroidery Designs: Natural Splendor are:
- Flowers and Sprigs
- Water Lily
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