Knitters, crafters, sewists and creative spirits need inspiration, motivation, and lots of materials to make their artistic visions become reality. No matter where you live, it can be hard to get your hands on high-quality yarn, stationery, stickers, and other crafting essentials you need for your art projects.
Now, we've got great news for all our UK-based friends who are filled with craftiosity! The Cratejoy Marketplace is home to some of the best craft subscription boxes that are born and bred right in the UK. No more paying a shedload on shipping -- you can re-up your craft supplies, learn new skills and get those creative juices flowing with goodies available in your own backyard!
Price: Starts at £24.99 GBP/box
What's Included: Spark your creativity and get in the mindset to make with MOOD, a bi-monthly subscription service from Innocent Bones. Chock-full of crafty goodness, unbox a fun assortment of high-end supplies and paper craft items that are perfect for everything from greeting card making to scrapbooking. And, you can add a little cheekiness with an upgrade that sends a limited-edition Innocent Bones cross-stitch kit for an at-home decor project.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 15th of every month
Cost: Starts at £12.50 GBP/month
What's Included: Learning a new craft every month stimulates your creativity, keeps you away from the screens, and helps you decompress after a busy day. Makerly Crafts puts together a new craft kit every month that has all you need to complete a fun craft project, while trying out new techniques. Happy subscribers say they love the quality and variety, attention to detail and helpful tutorials. It's like a monthly mystery box for crafters!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on or around the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at £35.00 GBP/box
What's Included: One of the best subscription boxes for those who are into any of the fiber arts, Yarn Cartel is all about making sure you have the best yarn to complete your latest project. Whether you knit, crochet or do needle felting, this subscription sends you either 1 or 2 skeins of hand-dyed yarn by Countess Ablaze in your choice of weights. In the business for a decade, you're in for some of the brightest and most beautiful yarns you've ever seen!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 25th of Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept and Nov
Price: Starts at £14.50 GBP/month
What's Included: Designed by experienced teachers, Make + Wonder is a month-to-month subscription that delivers creative activities themed around inspirational women. Supporting a free-form creative process in the hopes of getting ideas flowing, each month’s box sends idea cards, curated art supplies and an illustrated story. Engage your kid's imagination and promote exploratory play, critical thinking and problem solving, all through color and texture.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.K. on the 6th of the month
Price: Starts at £12.00/month
What's Included: With themes like 'Otter Fest' and 'Tiny Detective Agency', the Tiny Party Club by Sugar & Sloth delivers a monthly mini party that's sure to bring on the smiles. Get the party started with paper confetti as you unbox super cute and cheeky illustrated goodies that are all designed by UK artist Anita Perry, including an enamel pin, stickers, charms, jewelry and more, all in plastic-free packaging that's designed to fit directly in your letterbox.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 8th of every month
Price: Starts at £25.00/month
What's Included: If you like your crafts served with a side of pampering, then the Creative Pampering monthly box is for you! A great gift or treat for yourself, from the first box on, you'll be wowed with a perfectly prepared cross-stitch kit, complete with DMC pre-sorted and pre-cut threads, and clear instructions with a color chart, along with extra treats to keep you cozy and content, like a warm drink, biscuits, chocolates, a wax melt and other small gifts.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.K. between the 4th-8th each month