Now that Thanksgiving is over and the Black Friday madness has passed, it is really time to start checking the remaining names off of your gift list. If you are looking for something truly unique that you will not find anywhere else, a 3D printed design is a great option. With sites like Thingiverse and My Mini Factory, you don’t need to know anything about 3D design. All you have to do is find the design, contact us with the information, and we will print it out on our Stratasys uPrint SE Plus or MakerBot Replicator. To help you find a little inspiration for your gift, we have combed the internet to find the top 10 3D 3D printed holiday gifts.
10. Something for the centerpiece
If you are looking for the perfect hostess gift, consider this unique 3D printed vase. Designed with a twisted style, this vase has tons of intricate line work and a nice, classic design with contemporary touches. For an extra special surprise, present it to your host or hostess with a bouquet of flowers already tucked inside.
9. Cloud Storage
For all of your techy friends, give them a great way to organize any office with this cute little gag gift that they will actually use. The cloud-shaped storage container is printed in two pieces for a great place to keep your trinkets or small office supplies.
8. A blizzard of snowflakes
If you are interested in learning more about 3D printing and want a simple place to start, take a look at these snowflakes. With multiple designs available, these downloads give you the tools to make your own simple tweaks to customize an array of snowflake ornaments.
7. A custom piece of jewelry
While there are many bracelets available out there in 3D printing land, this bracelet struck us as particularly cool. With its organic curves and intricate design, this is sure to generate plenty of compliments for whoever is lucky enough to receive this holiday gift.
6. Gear iPhone case
Like bracelets, there are tons of iPhone cases to choose from. The reason that we chose this particular model is, not only is it a slick design that is sure to get noticed, but it is also a lot of fun. You will be amazed at how addicting it can be to absentmindedly play with the little gears.
5. Super fan paraphernalia
No matter what show, movie, video game, or novel your gift recipient is a fan of, you are sure to find the perfect 3D printed item. Give the gift of a Barbarian King from Clash of the Clans, a Stormtrooper helmet, or a miniature copy of the Iron Throne.
4. Reindeer Antlers
Even your pets can get in on the 3D fun. With these miniature, wearable antlers, your pooch will look adorable as one of Santa’s little helpers.
3. Snowball maker
Is there someone in your life that takes their snowball fights seriously? Well, this gift is for him. With handles and a perfectly round shape, this snowball mold can help you create snowballs that are the perfect shape and size each time.
2. Radiolab Skull
This print was brought to our attention by one of our clients and we thought that it was really cool and the perfect gift for anyone who loves history. First, check out the Radiolab podcast that tells the interesting story of this ancient child’s skull. Then, have the piece printed so you can really bring the tale to life.
1. Veggie toys
This creation is so whimsical and fun, we had to put it at the top of our list. These little 3D printed parts are designed to stick into veggies to create an amazing assortment of cars, helicopters, birds, and much more.
These fun 3D prints are a great way to give your friends and relatives an amazing gift that they can’t get anywhere else. For more information about creating your 3D print, contact us at Spectra3D Technologies.
Disclaimer: actual print quality can vary significantly depending on the quality of the online design. If necessary, we will work with you to modify the design into a printable form.