With worry and stress behind us, and in front of us, this fall season is the perfect chance to keep idle hands busy, and keep the mind focused and calm. Crafts and other homey hobbies are the perfect way to reduce stress and get cozy while doing something you love. Or, if you've got a free weekend coming up and want to learn a new skill, the Cratejoy Marketplace has your back too, with fully-prepped craft kits designed to help you up your Pinterest game!
Whether you want to craft handmade home decor pieces, bake culinary creations, or put pencil to sketchpad, a new hobby box can help you unleash your inner DIY genius and deliver fresh inspiration. Set aside a spare hour to get creative with these craft subscription boxes, specially curated to bring fun craft projects through month-to-month subscription services.
We've crafted a list of 18 of the best subscription boxes that bring the materials and motivation you need to get making! All of these options are delivered right to your doorstep, so all you have to do is choose your favorite. What are you waiting for? Start a fun, new hobby today!
Price: Starts at $30.00/month
What You'll Get: Think DIY crafts aren't your thing? The Adults & Crafts Crate makes it a cinch to give it a try by making crafting easy and stress-free! Let your creativity soar and explore a variety of new craft techniques with a monthly home goods project. Designed as an open-and-go, all-inclusive craft kit, unpack all you need for a new project each month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 20th of each month
Price: Starts at $30.75/month
What You’ll Get: From hand-poured candles to painted pottery, now's the perfect time to explore new mediums and materials with Craft in Style! from Pop Shop America. Bringing DIY fun for everyone, this monthly craft box helps you ditch the stressful planning and shopping, and get straight to the making! Inside, you'll find all you need, including simple step-by-steps and online tutorials.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3-5 business days of ordering
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What You’ll Get: Let a little humor and a DIY subscription get you through the long, chilly evenings with Season of the Stitch. Adding a little pizzazz to a classic handicraft, grab the current top box for a little "I made this in quarantine" cross-stitch action, or opt for a monthly project that comes complete with pattern, canvas, colorful floss and a chuckle.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 48 hours, with renewals shipping on the 4th each month
Price: Starts at $10.00/month
What You’ll Get: Whether you're putting the finishing touches on your latest scrapbook page or sealing off a greeting to Grandma, STICKII Club is a monthly sticker box that'll cover all your embellishment needs. Simply choose from Cute, Retro or Pop options, unbox an assortment of sticker sheets (and other stationery goodies), and then stick a little fun on all the things!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries on the 11th of every month
Price: Starts at $22.95/month
What You’ll Get: Take your art projects to the next level with the quality materials in Paletteful Packs. From sketch pads and oil paints, to pencils, inks and tools, each month will introduce you to some of the best brands and hard-to-come-by art supplies. Pros, newbies and little artists can branch out into new mediums, explore new techniques and discover just the right supplies to inspire their creativity.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of each month
Price: Starts at $170.00 CAD/every 3 months
What You’ll Get: Home design is a hobby that allows you to play with colors, patterns and arrangement in an attempt to create your dream spaces, and Cozy Home Crate is here to help you in the process. As a quarterly subscription, each seasonal box brings all sorts of luxe goodies that add plenty of style. Learn to use textiles, layering and trinkets to make a warm and cozy home!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from Canada on the 20th of Feb, May, Aug and Nov
Price: Starts at $27.50/month
What You’ll Get: Instead of keeping your best stories all to yourself, it's time to put pen to paper and share your thoughts with the world! Everyone from novice novelists to daily journalers can learn more about the craft of writing with Scribbler, a monthly subscription box created by a team of bestselling authors that aims to guide you through the writing process, and offer publishing insight and encouragement.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries on the 21st of each month
Price: Starts at $33.33/month
What You’ll Get: Want to learn the ins and outs of sewing? Rather than scrolling through all the DIY projects on Pinterest, break out your sewing machine and start creating with The Sew What Box. From start to finish, a monthly project is all laid out in step-by-step fashion, including patterns, pre-cut fabrics, notions and tutorials, making it easy for beginners and satisfying for those with experience!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $24.00/month
What You'll Get: Artists, cartoonists, sketchers, lettering lovers, no matter how you like to create, ArtSnacks is a discovery box that's here to show you some of the best art supplies and tools out there, and deliver it to you at a great price point! No matter your technique, medium or method, you'll get a curated selection of full-size deluxe art products sent right to your front door.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the last business day of the month
Price: Starts at $12.00/month
What You'll Get: If getting those pictures off your phone and into a scrapbook brings you joy, this season is the perfect time to get caught up before the holidays. A monthly subscription to Scrapbooking Store not only brings an assortment of 12x12 double-sided pages and fun embellishments, like stickers, cutouts and washi tape, but also gives you a gentle nudge to keep your projects moving forward!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2-3 business days, with renewals shipping on the same calendar day as the original sign up date
Price: Starts at $20.83/month
What You’ll Get: Trendy, unique, and a little bit boho, Oui Macramé is a monthly kit that makes it easy to create one-of-a-kind handmade home decor pieces that mix natural earth tones with pastels and bold colors, the perfect match for just about any design aesthetic. Designed for first-timers, get photo instructions, supplies, custom tools and eye-catching embellishments.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 4th-8th each month
Price: Starts at $18.95/month
What You’ll Get: Is there anyone out there who doesn't like desserts and deals? Don't miss out on getting Whisk Takers for an extra 15% off with coupon code CRATE15. Treat yourself to delicious treats -- cupcakes, cookies, brownies and more -- with this all-inclusive baking kit that caters to every skill level. Prep-free and stress-free, don your apron and unbox the perfect baking experience!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 3-5 business days after purchasing, with renewals shipping on the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What You’ll Get: Show your kiddos just how rewarding a hobby can be with the monthly We Craft Box. Ideal for children between the ages of 3-9, every box packs in an opportunity to get hands-on with fun and colorful craft kits centered around a theme or story. Just open and go with 2-3 complete kits that pack in all the materials, supplies, tools and instructions you need to get started!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. beginning on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $16.33/month
What You'll Get: Can planning be a hobby unto itself? We vote yes! If staying on top of all that life's serving up makes you feel accomplished, then by all means, do it well. Go even a step beyond, and do it in style with Cloth & Paper. Packing in everything from high-end writing utensils and planner tools, choose from 3 different tiers and get a mix of pens, paper, stickers, note pads, to-do lists and more.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries between the 19th-24th of each month
Price: Starts at $14.00/month
What You’ll Get: Spending just 30 minutes a day on a calming activity can reduce stress and improve your mood, so quiet the chaos inside and out with Coloring And Classics. Whether you're in the mood for a little word play or just find it calming to stay in the lines, get the ideal mix of downtime activities with 1 hardcover book in your preferred genre, 1 adult coloring book and 1 mentally satisfying activity book.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2 business days from ordering, with renewals shipping on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $28.99/month
What You’ll Get: Designed for crocheters of all ages, Happy Hook Crocheting is a monthly box that brings unique DIY crochet projects, along with high-quality yarn, exclusive patterns and fun extras. Grab the QuickProjects box for a kit that focuses on quicker, easier pieces, like wall hangings and wearables, or opt for the more involved quarterly BlanketBox to craft a beautifully patterned throw blanket.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 2nd-5th of every month
Price: Starts at $10.00/month
What You’ll Get: Fiber arts are ideal for fall and winter, when everyone is ready to create scarves, hats and oversized sweaters. Knit-Wise will do the hard work of getting you ready for your next project. Be it some soft socks or original sleepwear, get inspired with a knit or crochet project that's made for people of all skill levels, complete with top-quality yarn and needles, accessories and easy-to-follow instructions.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. after the 20th of the month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What You’ll Get: Been busy pinning all the cozy inspo pics you can handle? Then Southern Skeins is the box for you. Ideal for knitters, crocheters and fiber-art crafters with big ideas, this box is all about sending high-quality supplies at a great price. Take it from idea to completion with a yarn club that sends a bright and colorful hand-dyed yarns, surprise extras and an occasional pattern!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th or the 30th depending on the box ordered