Whether you’re searching for unique gift ideas, have idle time you’d like to fill, or you’re the type of person who’s just wired to create, the Cratejoy marketplace is full of engaging craft kits for adults. From novice to pro, we’ve got DIY projects and arts and crafts starter kits that appeal to all kinds of crafters.
Catering to all sorts of popular craft projects and mediums, pick up a monthly subscription box that’s geared towards paper crafting, sewing, or grab a craft kit that's designed to bring you all the supplies you'll need to make trendy, one-of-a-kind home decor pieces.
Creating with your hands offers the perfect outlet to help de-stress after a long day, reduce anxiety, feel accomplished, or even avoid that dreaded, mindless social media scroll by occupying your hands and mind in a productive and fun way. Read on for some of the best monthly craft kits for adults!
Unique Craft Kits for Adults
Price: Starts at $36.50
About the Box: The Sew What Box from TaylarMade Tailoring makes a great gift for those who love to sew or provides the perfect opportunity to pull out your sewing machine and dive into a new project. Available as a single box, a Best Friend box, or a Party box, each monthly DIY kit brings pre-cut fabrics, thread, pins and notions, along with an accompanying online video tutorial, delivering all that's needed to make a new project in about an hour.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $25.99
About the Box: Providing a great opportunity to get some quality me time, bond with the kids, or spend a fun afternoon with friends, Home Made Luxe is a trendy craft kit serving up Pinterest-inspired DIY projects every month. Sending all the necessary supplies, unpack materials, accessories, tools and step-by-steps, and dive into crafting beautiful wall hangings, string art or jewelry storage. For some added inspiration, enjoy a delicious recipe and a bonus crafty extra!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the first Saturday of every month
Price: Starts at $35.00
About the Box: Send off a fun gift box for any special occasion or treat yourself to the fun packed into Social Crafts, a bi-monthly subscription geared towards stylish creativity. Each box sends all the supplies needed to learn new skills and techniques, while crafting a unique and trendy project curated from popular home decor feeds on social media. Remove the stress of project planning by simply unboxing the materials, notions and step-by-steps, and diving right into the crafting.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 28th of every other month
Price: Starts at $34.16 CAD (~$25 USD)
About the Box: Looking to pick up a new hobby? Why not try your hand at quilting with the help of a monthly subscription from Atelier Fiber Arts. Sending bright and colorful modern fabrics in a variety of sizes, including fat quarters, quarter meters, half and full meters, each month's kit includes 2.5 meters of premium quilting cotton, 100% cotton thread, easy-to-use quilt patterns, useful quilting notions and a hand-written note of thanks!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada on the 10th of the month
Price: Starts at $30.00
About the Box: With a slew of stellar reviews, The Adults & Crafts Crate is a fan favorite among adult crafters for good reason. Each monthly box aims to help you unleash the creativity inside, while crafting a one-of-a-kind treasure and learning fun techniques, from wood burning to macrame. Arriving with the required goodies to get down to crafting, unbox all the materials, accessories, tools and step-by-steps needed to make a functional piece of art.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 15th-20th of every month
Price: Starts at $33.33
About the Box: Kawaii Craft Kits is a fun craft box that is all about providing plenty of craft inspiration, teaching new skills and techniques, and spreading the love of crafting. Showcasing a specific medium inspired by traditional Japanese handicrafts, each month's box delivers all the needed supplies to create at least 1 unique project. Detailed instructions paired with online tutorials act as the perfect guide to working with niche Japanese materials and creating cute kawaii crafts.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 4th of each month
Price: Starts at $29.00
About the Box: A unique starter kit to embracing a no-tox lifestyle, My Lemon Crate is here to bring natural alternatives to everyday products. Focusing on high-quality products that are good for people and planet, this subscription strives to show consumers just how easy it is to live a life filled with natural wellness. With both a DIY or non-DIY option available, unpack either the recipes and ingredients or the finished products to replace 4+ household items with healthy substitutes.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 6th-8th of the month
Price: Starts at $31.67
About the Box: Dive into the wide world of fiber arts with each monthly Hearts On Fiber Box. Curated by a team of experienced crafters, each kit sends a fun project that highlights any of the popular fiber arts, including crochet, knitting, macrame, embroidery and more. Simple enough for novices and satisfying for those with experience, get all the necessary supplies to create the featured project, from yarn and threads, to patterns, tools and accessories.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 10th of each month
Price: Starts at $30.00
About the Box: Join the other happy subscribers enjoying the fun activity kits packed inside every Craft in Style Box. Sent out just days after placing an order, this monthly subscription is all about delivering the goods to create a Pinterest-worthy craft in every box. From wall decor to centerpieces, get all the high-quality project necessities, along with step-by-steps and online tutorials, that will have you crafting in style in no time.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days of receipt of order
Price: Starts at $18.66
About the Box: Beginners to pros, CSDS Vinyl delivers a monthly subscription that will have you creating original vinyl-transfer designs on everything from mugs and glasses, to pillows and tees. Available in 3 subscription options, choose from adhesive vinyl only, heat-transfer vinyl only, or a mix of the 2, to get a surprise assortment of high-quality colored and patterned vinyl to create one-of-a-kind graphic designs.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 4th day of the month
Price: Starts at $31.96
About the Box: Perfect for those who enjoy crafting their own natural body and wellness products or for those who'd like to give it a try, Essentially Simple Box supplies the ingredients to make it happen. Each monthly box delivers 1 full-size, therapeutic-grade essential oil, plus additional supplies, like coconut oil, herbs and witch hazel, along with recipes and easy-to-follow instructions to make 3-5 handmade all-natural and non-toxic products for body and home.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $24.17
About the Box: Learn to make some happy mail of your own with the card-crafting techniques packed into The Paper Crate. Unbox card-making kits each month, and craft 4 uniquely designed greeting cards with items like a stamp set, extra embellishments, a variety of finishing items, simple instructions and more. From newbies to advanced crafters, each box aims to unlock plenty of creativity and fun.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of every month
Price: Starts at $25.00
About the Box: Merge a classic American handicraft with modern humor and style with Season of the Stitch. A monthly cross-stitch subscription, each box includes a witty pattern that coincides with a funny holiday of the month, like World Party Day or Twin Peaks Day, along with necessary instructions and color key, a 6"x6" stretched aida stitching canvas mounted on a wooden frame, 3-13 colors of floss, depending on the pattern, and a needle to put it all together.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 1-3 days after order receipt
Price: Starts at $10.99
About the Box: Gami brings the creative, calming and meditative art of paper folding right to the front door. Each themed monthly delivery brings an origami kit complete with a step-by-step instruction booklet, 4-8 origami models and an assortment of origami paper, in various colors, patterns, textures and sizes. Designed with beginners in mind, this monthly subscription delivers a relaxing pastime that's great to do solo or with friends or family.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 1-2 business days from order receipt
Price: Starts at $17.95
About the Box: For those who want to try their hand at jewelry making, the Bargain Bead Box is here to deliver the needed supplies at a great price. Open up each mailer to uncover the monthly theme and find 12-16 packs and strands of top-quality beads and findings with detailed information on bead materials and sizes. From glass and crystal beads, to metal beads and gemstones, try your hand at creating one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces every month.