Whether you’re a painter, fiber artist, jewelry designer, or just someone who loves trying out a new craft, the feeling of having made something new is unparalleled. Lately, it’s been easy to find places to go for craft or painting nights, but spending time at home with your creativity is important, too.
Not sure which project should be your next crafting adventure? Feeling a creative block? Getting started can be one of the hardest parts of any artistic endeavor—especially if gathering the materials and finding the tools seems like it will take up a lot of time. An arts & crafts subscription box from Cratejoy sends everything you need right to your front door so you don’t have to track down all the items to get started with sewing, painting, or crochet.
Take some time for yourself and get imaginative with one of our favorite arts & crafts subscription boxes of 2023!
The Adults & Crafts Crate
Create something with this monthly, DIY craft box. Once a month you'll receive everything you need to create a new project, from candles to wine carriers to epoxy resin coasters. The Adults & Crafts Crate is carefully curated to reflect the latest in trendy, high-quality crafts. Every month, you will learn new skills and crafting techniques, such as clockmaking or embossing.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United States. Normally ships around the 25th of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “This is one of the best art subscription boxes ever. Really great projects, with everything you need and written directions with pictures, just wonderful! And with so much packed into one box, it’s worth every penny!” - Pauline L.
Sew What Box
What You’ll Get: Sew What Box, is an online sewing club and subscription service. We love that the box is perfect for both beginner and experienced sewists, arriving alongside an online community of people who love to talk about sewing and share what they’ve made. Each box comes with all the supplies and tools needed for projects like aprons, gardening bags, and zipper pouches.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United States. Orders renew monthly on the 11th.
Review: "My daughter has been using the Sew What Box for the last year, and she loves it! The pre-cut fabrics make things so much easier, and she loves the little accessories that are complementary with each box. The instructional videos make the sewing lesson go smoothly. It’s a great way for us to spend time together and for her to learn a valuable skill!” — Megan E.
DIY Kids Crafts Kit – Award Winning Kids Art and Craft Box
What could be more fun for your little ones than some quality crafting time? Keep it stress-free and fun with the We Craft Box, a monthly craft kit that delivers an amazing hands-on experience that combines a unique story with fun projects. Created for kids between 3-9, there's no need to prep – just open and get to it with all the materials, tools, and step-by-step directions you'll need!
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. and Canada. The first box ships within 5 business days of your order, and all following boxes will ship on the 1st of each upcoming month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I send this as a gift to my great niece and nephew. Reports are that they love this box and can't wait for it to arrive each month. I am so appreciative of crafts and entertainment away from screens. My niece says that the supplies alone are worth the price. Thank you.” – Donna H.
What You’ll Get: Want to try something different, learn new skills, and create stunning artwork? Every month ArtSnacks sends out a box filled with 4-5 unique, high-quality art products. Each box is expertly curated so that the tools all work together on your next project, meaning that all you have to worry about is how you will use them for your masterpiece.
Shipping: Only ships within the United States. Ships on the last business day of each month.
Review: “I have been an Artsnacks subscriber for about 4 years now and I gotta tell you it's such a delight every month getting some fabulous art supplies which I probably wouldn't have tried out at art stores but given the chance to do so has really made my art go into so many different directions and I LOVE it. Thanks Artsnacks!” — Liz P.
Craft in Style: Monthly Craft Supply Kit
What You’ll Get: Do you have Pinterest FOMO? Don’t worry! The Craft in Style: Monthly Craft Supply Kit will help you transform your space with cute, unique craft projects. This monthly box sends you a new, on-trend DIY project every month so you can craft everything from handmade soaps to cute terrariums.
Shipping: Craft in Style Subscription Box ships within 3-5 business days of your order from the USA. All boxes ship USPS or UPS with tracking.
Review: “I’m looking forward to my next shipment. These boxes are so fun! The packaging is gorgeous. They make a great way to have fun at home and they all make great gifts. What a treat!” — Carol C.
Paletteful Pack Monthly Premier
Paletteful Packs can make sure you keep your supplies stocked with a monthly box that features pro favorites. Not only will you save money, but you’ll treat yourself to a fun surprise filled with paints, pens, pastels and more, and get the chance to explore new techniques and mediums, too.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 15th of every month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I bought this for my teen who has taken 3 years of art. There was so much in the box!! Supplies are well worth the price, copiac markers in our set and good quality paper. We have now ordered 3 month subscription. Looking forward to creating new art pieces with supplies. Satisfied momma.” – Michelle T.
Nature Sketch Crate
What You’ll Get: It’s hard to not find creative inspiration outside, and with the Nature Sketch Crate, you’ll paint a new plant or animal every month with instruction by an award-winning artist. This subscription box is wonderful for people of all ages and at all artistry skill-levels.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the United States.
Review: “WOW! I absolutely loved this gift! Everything was very high quality and so beautifully packaged. After completing the lessons, I was inspired to go outside and sketch independently. The video lessons were so relaxing. Just the break I needed. I highly recommend this class!” — Harriet H.
The Hopebroidery Box
When it comes to gifting, fun DIY projects is the way to go. The Hopebroidery Box comes with a complete kit with full skeins of floss, embroidery scissors, fabric, and a step-by-step tutorial that will teach crafters how to make fun embroidery keepsakes. Each box comes with fun projects and subjects to embroider like landscapes, animals, houseplants and other designs that anyone can hand make.
Shipping: This box ships on or around the 4th of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I've loved each of the designs for the months I've received the box. The colors for fabric and threads are always fun and colors I never would have chosen to go together. Also, the instructions are super detailed and helpful for anyone who is just getting started.” – Kristin R.
Green Kid Crafts STEAM Box
This monthly subscription box combines science experiments and art projects to provide educational, imaginative, and creative activities for developing the whole child. All needed eco-friendly materials are included for up to 6 projects per themed box. Boxes also include a 12-page educational magazine jam-packed with puzzles, games, book recommendations, and additional project ideas related to the monthly theme. Green Kid Crafts makes a great gift and is perfect for ages 2 through 10.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1 to 4 days of your first order and then monthly after that.
Why Subscribers Love It: “First box was a complete delight for the two 3-year-olds in my care. They were completely engaged with the art/science/exploration materials for several hours. The families appreciated that everything included is recyclable. I loved that everything I needed was in the box and I could see them learning as they played. It's just what I hoped for.” – Tyra M.
The Handmade Potter
What You’ll Get: The Handmade Potter is an arts & crafts subscription box that will provide you with everything you need to make your own clay creations. This box is fun for adults and kids, while also working as a rainy day activity for the family. The box makes pottery accessible: all of the clay is air-fray and the end products are effortlessly cute!
Shipping: First box ships within 1-3 business days. Quarterly boxes ship out on the 15th of the month. $10.00 per box flat shipping charge.
Review: “I purchased this subscription for my 6 year old niece’s birthday and she absolutely loved it. The whole family joined in and they were thrilled with Mrs. Post’s art lessons. The clay was super fun and has sparked a new interest for my niece’s creativity. She wants to work with more clay in her future. Thank you for this amazing box!” — Christina P.
What You’ll Get: Have you always been jealous of friends who can knit away, making hats, blankets, and oh-so-cozy socks? Try the Knit-Wise Monthly Box to make your own hand knit projects — beginners welcome! The boxes come with what you need to get started, including needles, materials, and instructions. With this box, you’ll learn to make cute household items and accessories. This box is perfect for novices and experienced knitters.
Shipping: The boxes ship after the 20th of each month.
Review: “Received my first Knit-Wise box 2-3 weeks ago and absolutely loved it! Knitting is something I've always wanted to try, and this box made it so easy and fun. The instructions were clear and the finished product was SO cute. It would make a great gift for any occasion. The enamel pin was a nice touch, too. Overall, I'm really happy with my Knit-Wise box and can't wait to try out more projects..” — Maria D.