DIY Kits to Kick Start Your New Hobby
You’re never too young or old to start a new hobby and with the state of the world being the way it is, many people have decided to take this time to find something new and fun to do. Whether it’s working with your hands, trying out your green thumb, learning how to cook, or creating art, there’s a hobby out there for everyone just waiting to be discovered. The trick is finding one that resonates with you and to make that a bit easier, we have put together a helpful list of Do-It-Yourself kits for adults that just might be your gateway into a new hobby adventure!
DIY Cross Stitch Kits
Cross stitch is a long-standing pastime and is still very popular today. Local artisan Craft Make Do has created a bunch of different DIY cross stitch kits to help people learn the craft. These kits are great for the inexperienced and experienced alike, and contain all the materials you’ll need to get started along with a colour chart and instructions. Best of all, the finished products range from being cute and colourful to smart and sassy and will make perfect additions to your home decor.
DIY Microgreen Kits
In an effort to give people fun and meaningful experiences during these tough times, artisan Craft and Things cooked up the unique idea of 100% biodegradable DIY microgreen growing kits. Not only are these microgreens both tasty and nutritional, they also look incredible with their vibrant colours. There are a variety of microgreen kits to choose from including Micro Broccoli and Red Amaranth and Purple Radish. These DIY kits for adults include everything you will require to get started: soil, pots, seeds, name and date flag, and instructions.
DIY Vase Painting
The Vase Co. is a family run Sydney business, and they create beautiful handmade vases that can be used in many different decorative ways. They recently came up with DIY Paint Your Own Vase Kits, which are perfect for any age and help you learn how to masterfully paint your own vases. The kits come with a bunch of things you’ll need to complete your own vase, such as glitter and a special kind of permanent paint. The Vase Co. currently has four different DIY kits available: Blue, Purple, Pink, and Rainbow. These kits are great gift ideas for anyone who’s artistically inclined or are perfect for you if you’re looking to try something new!
DIY Terrarium Kits
Terrariums are a great way to add an interesting and beautiful focal spot to any room, and while real terrariums require a certain amount of attention and care, artificial ones don’t. Two Fish & Me has a large list of preserved moss DIY terrarium kits that vary in size and colour. These kits are easy to create, make wonderful gifts, and will feature well in almost any location. Their limited edition kit “Wilderness” features a quaint, fairy tale cottage set amongst different preserved mosses and pebbles. All of their DIY kits come equipped with glass display vessels, moss, pebbles, and easy-to-follow instructions.
DIY Candle Making Kit
Ever fancied trying your hand at making candles? If so, local artisan Hence the zen has you covered with their Complete DIY Soy Candle Making Kit. You get to choose which two scents you prefer from a list that includes coconut and lime, french pear, lemongrass, italian spiced chocolate, and frangipani. The kit has enough materials for you to make four candles in beautiful amber glass jars, and also features step-by-step instructions to guarantee the safe handling of the wax.
DIY Spice and Salad Kits
Not everyone is a genius in the kitchen, and that’s okay. For those who would like to get a little more adventurous with their cooking but aren’t quite sure where to start, Not Without Spice has got you covered. Their line of DIY kits for adults centered around spice and salads that are meant to give you easy-to-make healthy and flavourful meals. Their Indian Spice Rice Salad Kit can be used as a side dish or a feature salad and comes with all ingredients necessary to complete the tasty meal. Check out their other DIY spice and salad kits to see what other delicious meals they offer!
DIY Clay Planters
If you have a love of plants and an interest in crafts, the DIY clay planter kits from KJE clay might be just what you are looking for. Created as an at-home activity for people to do while in pandemic lockdown, these kits come with the clay and all tools needed to finish your own leggy planter from the comfort of our own home. There’s a kit with white clay and a kit with buff clay, so make your decision and get to work sculpting your own planter!
Easy Ways to Discover a New Hobby
These DIY kits for adults are fun and easy to use, making them a great way to try out hobbies to see if you would enjoy them. If you don’t, you can move on to the next. If you do, it means there’s a whole new world of entertainment and learning waiting for you!