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29 best craft kits for adults in 2021

These projects will keep you entertained while you stay in.
Illustration of someone needle working the phrase You'll Make It, Woman pressing flowers with a Flower Press Kit and Image of a hand holding a Lino Cut and Print Kit
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From whipped coffee to getting in shape (and back out of it), we have seen quite a few hobbies trending during our time spent home in the past year.

After a long day of working from home or finishing household chores, you may be looking for something new to keep you busy. Instead of re-watching your favorite Netflix show for the fourth time, we suggest looking for something new that will spark your creativity.

We found plenty of adult craft kits online that will help you stay entertained while learning a new skill. Whether you prefer focusing on the strokes of detailed letters or you'd rather create something that will help you stay cozy indoors, we're sure you'll find a project worth talking about.

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Accessory and apparel crafts

1. Reversible Octopus Crochet Kit

You might recognize these reversible octopuses from these similar bestsellers on Amazon. Create a reversible octopus that is just for you with this crochet kit. You can pick any color combination that speaks to you. If you're new to crocheting, don't fret. The kit also comes with extra yarn for you to practice with.

2. Craft Crush DIY Bracelet Kit

Instead of buying jewelry from the store, you can make a collection of unique accessories from home. This kit comes with enough material to make eight bracelets.

3. Tulip Tie Dye Kit

The tie-dye trend is back and it's not leaving anytime soon. Make your own one-of-a-kind piece with this bestselling kit.

4. I Got You Bag Making Kit

Fashion meets crafting with this easy-to-follow knitting kit. Now you can start a project that will be useful long after your last stitch!

Plant and nature crafts

1. DIY Moss Wall Art

Bring life to an indoor space with this Naturely Goods DIY moss wall art kit. You can choose from three different frame sizes and each kit comes with a variety of naturally preserved moss, lichen, ferns and flowers.

2. Flower Press Kit

Bring the outdoors inside with this flower press kit from Etsy. The activity will allow you to get in touch with nature while discovering new flowers and plants.

3. Mason Jar Indoor Herb Garden

This mason jar herb garden from Uncommon Goods does more than add some nature to your room. After your plants grow, you can use the herbs to season and cook your favorite meals!

4. My Garden Box

Gardening just got easier thanks to this plant-themed subscription box. Since it includes all the supplies you'll need, all you have to do is follow instructions to start growing.

5. Succulents Monthly

A succulent can be a perfect little companion to keep on your table or next to your bedside. This bundle comes with potting mix, containers to pot your plant, care instructions and select succulent species.

Stationery and lettering crafts

1. Lino Print Kit

Whether you're looking to add new original artwork to your home or create a symbol to add to your current stationery, lino printmaking is a calming craft that is surprisingly easy to take up. Carve out designs of your own imagination or stencil out a template to get started. This kit includes everything you need to get started from templates to several ink color options.

2. Prismacolor Hand Lettering Advanced Set

Add a new talent to your repertoire with a little help from this hand lettering kit. With your newfound hobby, you can create cards, wall decor and more.

3. Letter Writing Essentials Bundle

You may not be able to see your loved ones just yet, but you can surely write them a letter. This writing bundle will make crafting a note super simple.

Paper crafts and coloring

1. Faber-Castell Marbling Art for Beginners

Give your paper crafts a new life with this marbling kit. The set includes everything but the water to get you started.

2. Whatever Is Lovely Coloring Book

Color your way to calm. The Whatever Is Lovely adult coloring book will give you a meditative activity that's sure to relieve some stress.

3. Spicebox Art School Paper Crafting Kit

Bored? This paper crafting kit will keep you busy while you learn how to transform ordinary paper into boxes, flowers, decorations and more.

4. Everyday Watercolor 30 Day Kit

It will only take you 30 days to master the art of watercolor thanks to this kit. The book will take you through simple steps every day so that you can flex your art skills and get better in a month.

5. Paletteful Packs

You can get a box full of art supplies for only $35 a month. Paletteful Packs will provide you with everything you need to create an impressive work of art.

Home and decor crafts

1. Sandy Leaf Farm Cheese Making Kit

Crafts are always more fun when you can eat them at the end. Explore your inner chef and food chemist with this cheese-making kit. Recipes are included for mozzarella, ricotta, burrata, goat's cheese and mascarpone.

2. Craft Crush Paper Bowls Kit

Create a new home for your keys and baubles with these paper bowls. These bowls aren't for eating, though — they're for holding all of your little trinkets in style! This kit comes with everything you need to create 4.75-inch, 6-inch and 8-inch bowls.

3. DIY Coil Rope Bowl

You can put jewelry, sunglasses or snacks in this DIY rope bowl. The kit comes with 10 yards of waxed cord, 10 yards of cotton and jute rope and a needle to help you complete your project.

4. Chunky Wool Yarn

Step up your knitting game with this plush wool yarn. Make blankets, pillows, rugs and more with the chunky yarn. It's unique, cozy and extremely soft!

5. Plant Hanger Macrame Kit

Spruce up your room with a few DIY vibrant macrame plant hangers. The Wool and the Gang kit contains an easy-to-follow instruction manual that will make crafting easier than ever.

6. Wool & The Gang Embroidery Kit

The "You’ll Make It" embroidery kit will give you the motivation you need to keep your head up when things look grim. It comes with thread, instructions, fabric, sewing needles and a design chart.

7. Yarn Unicorn Kit

These little unicorns might be a little quirky, but they’re sure to brighten any room.

Beauty crafts

1. Natural Henna Temporary Tattoo Freestyle Kit

Experiment with henna while you’re at home. This kit includes henna powder along with everything you’ll need to make up to 30 henna designs.

2. STMT DIY Signature Scent Kit

Sick of your go-to scent but can't go to the store to try new ones? Now you can make your own with this simple fragrance kit.

Crafting tools

1. Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle

Believe us, your crafting game will get a serious upgrade for years to come if you decide to invest in a Cricut. With help from the app or the website, you can bring any project to life with ease.

2. Miaoke Knitting Machine

Want to knit but find it difficult to catch on? The Mioke Knitting Machine takes the complicated steps out of the project so you'll have beautiful pieces in no time.

3. Haitral Mini Portable Sewing Machine

Having a sewing machine on hand can be super helpful. This mini one is easy to store and simple to use, which is perfect for beginners.

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