12 Arts & Craft Activities You Can Order Online That'll Give You A Social Media Break
You can get your creative juices flowing with a simple click of a button, thanks to all of the arts and crafts you can order online nowadays. Whether you want to paint, sew, or assemble something, this roundup has something for just about everyone. You can make a new piece of artwork for your bedroom, or put together a cool terrarium for your patio. If you need help narrowing things down, choose from any of the 12 DIY craft kits on this list.
If you're hesitant to shop online amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Elite Daily spoke with Elizabeth McGraw, professor and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics at Pennsylvania State University about potential risks about receiving packages during this time. "We have no evidence of people getting infected from packages, however, given what we know about how long the virus can live on surfaces it is best to take some precautions," she says. "I would not stop online shopping, although I would certainly only order much needed products to reduce the impact on the system. I would also take some precautions. When a package arrives, use gloves to handle it and also let is sit for three days before opening."
So, if you've found yourself attached to your phone or just want a fun activity to do, these art projects can be a refreshing break. Turn off your notifications, and instead turn on a chill playlist of all your favorite songs. Then, get your paint brushes or sewing needles ready to make something truly beautiful.
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1. Decorative Roses Kit
2. DIY Boho Mobile
If you have a boho chic vibe going on in your space, you might want to order this DIY mobile sea glass sun-catcher. This DIY kit from Etsy comes with 30 pieces of different colored sea glass, fishing wire, hemp, and a piece of breach driftwood. The colorful sea glass in each kit comes from Prince Edward Island, Canada.
3. DIY Terrarium Kit
This DIY terrarium kit from Etsy is suc-cute. If you've already got a succulent, but are in need of a nice home to put it in, you can order just the kit. However, there's an option to order two plants along with the glass container, moss, soil, charcoal, drainage rock, and decorative treasures included in each kit.
4. Coloring Book
Coloring is always a fun, nostalgic activity. This Secret Garden coloring book from Amazon is also a treasure hunt game so you can really unwind and pass the time.
5. Jewelry Making Kit
5. Mason Jar Sconces
These mason jar sconces from Etsy are the epitome of Instagram-worthy. You'll want to snap a pic ASAP after putting these up on your wall. They may look intimidating to a DIY newbie, but the kit is pretty simple and includes all the essentials like the mason jars, stained wood, paint, a paint brush, hooks, and of course, step-by-step instructions.
6. DIY Organic Soap Kit
7. Felt Garland
This felt garland is super cute. Each kit comes with the instructions and supplies to create eight little woodland creatures, but you can also opt for the 16-count version to make a bigger garland.
8. Mosaic Coasters
9. DIY Embroidery Kit
10. Embroidered Flower Purse
Take your embroidery game to another level with these adorable coin purses. Choose between a variety of colors like pink, black, yellow, and green, and you'll be sent a kit that includes the instructions, needle, thread, and purse frame.