Official merchandise for the upcoming movie adaptation of Beautiful Creatures has not yet been announced (other than this groovy paperback tie-in edition of the book) — but that doesn’t mean fans can’t have some Caster-worthy gifts under the tree this holiday season.
In addition to a creative gift guide from MTV’s Hollywood Crush, here are some suggestions on gifts to buy for the biggest Beautiful Creatures fan in your life. (Or add these to your own wish list!)
An official reproduction of Lena’s necklace seems a likely option whenever Alcon Entertainment announces official tie-in merchandise for Beautiful Creatures. But until that actually happens (and we really hope it does), you can make your own version using these step-by-step instructions. Or, for a crafty Caster friend, buy them all the supplies they’ll need to make their own version of Lena’s necklace: jewelry chain & jewelry findings, needle-nose pliers, and an assortment of unique charms.
Okay, technically Amma doesn’t have a real cookbook — but try a copy of Southern Living Heirloom Recipe Cookbook or another favorite Southern recipe collection for a Caster fan with culinary flair. Look for books with classic Amma recipes, like fried chicken, fried green tomatoes, sweet tea, and a selection of pies.
Chucks & Sharpies
Let your Caster friend recreat their own version of Lena’s signature look with this gift: Chuck Taylor sneakers and a package of Sharpie markers. The lucky recipient can then doodle their way towards a unique pair of kicks. For an extra bonus, toss in a classic composition style notebook so your friend can scribble their own doodles and poems, just like Lena.
Ethan’s Favorite Book
We all know Ethan has some much-beloved books that he reads (and re-reads) in the Beautiful Creatures series — but his favorite is Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. For a true Beautiful Creatures fan, a beautiful copy of this classic novel would make a delightful gift. As a bonus, toss in a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, an oft-referenced book in the Beautiful Creatures series.
In Beautiful Creatures, Ethan’s best friend Link is known for carrying a pair of drumsticks around in his back pocket. Pick up a pair at your local musical supply store, or shop around online.
Though her look is a little different in the movie, fans of the Beautiful Creatures books know that Ridley has a penchant for hot pink. For fans of this siren character, put together a package of all the best: blow-pop lollipops, hot pink hair extensions, and pink nail polish.
Beautiful Creatures Boxed Set
Other than the new movie tie-in paperback edition of Beautiful Creatures, you can also now pick up a beautiful boxed set of all four books in the series in their original hardback covers. These are great for both long-time fans, and readers who have yet to discover the series.
Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster
The movie doesn’t come out until February, but fans can already pick up one of the first posters online. A few limited copies of the cast poster are also currently available at Amazon.
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