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All the Best DIY Craft Kits to Do While You’re Stuck Inside


Now that we’re all staying home more, are you finding yourself having loads of time on your hands with little to do? Yeah, same here. Instead, use this opportunity to dive into your artistic side and create a fun project. Below I’ve rounded up 10 of the best DIY kits so you can have some fun crafting at home.

A Lip Balm Kit

Find yourself running low on your fave beauty product now that we’re staying inside? With this lip balm kit, you can make your own personalized lippy with your choice of essential oils and colors. 

Shop Now: $49.95; Amazon.com

A Make Your Own Chocolate Kit

Who doesn’t love chocolate? You’re in for a treat with this kit that allows you to make a box of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles at home.

Shop Now: $35.00; UncommonGoods.com

A Hand Lettering Kit

Have you ever wondered how all those artists do that fancy hand lettering? This calligraphy set will have you creating your own hand-lettered masterpieces in no time. 

Shop Now: $48.50; Amazon.com

A Lotion Making Kit

Pamper yourself with your very own homemade moisturizer. This luxurious DIY moisturizing lotion kit has everything you need—from jars to fragrance oils and cocoa butter—and can make up to four (!!!) lotions. 

Shop Now: $19.95; Amazon.com

Tie-Dye Kit

ICYMI, tie-dye is so in right now. With this tie-dye kit, you’ll be able to transform your plain t-shirts into vibrant tops that’ll add a fun splash of color to all your outfits. 

Shop Now: $13.02; Amazon.com

A Custom Candle Kit

Candles are essential to have at home. With this easy-to-use custom candle kit, you can create a signature scent all your own that’ll make your home smell like a luxurious spa. 

Shop Now: $16.99; Amazon.com

A No-Sew Blanket Kit

The only thing better than snuggling up on the couch with a warm blanket is nestling up with one you made yourself. This no-sew blanket kit includes all the material you need to make a super soft blanket, so you’ll be toasty while watching your fave Netflix show. 

Shop Now: $29.98; Amazon.com

A Bath Bomb Kit

Indulge in endless fun and relaxation with this make your own bath bomb kit. The kit includes recipes, an aromatherapy guide, a set of 100 percent pure essential oils, and naturally calming Epsom salts, so you’ll have the most blissful bath ever. 

Shop Now: $39.95; Amazon.com

A String Art Kit

String art may look complex, but it’s actually simple to complete. This string art kit comes with everything you need and you’ll be able to produce a design that will be uniquely your own. Plus, you’ll have a beautiful new decor piece to hang up in your home! 

Shop Now: $32.88; Amazon.com

An Herb Garden Kit

Give your cooking a major upgrade with this herb garden seed starter kit. This kit contains everything you need to grow four herbs from organic seed—Sweet Basil, Cilantro, Thyme, and Parsley—so you can impress your fam in the kitchen. 

Shop Now: $18.99; Amazon.com

Have fun creating with these DIY kits!

Emily has also authored political articles for Restless Magazine and numerous inspirational and empowering pieces for Project Wednesday. When she isn't writing, she can be found flying off to her next adventure, attempting new recipes, listening to one of her infinite playlists on Spotify, or cuddling with her dogs. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @emilycveith.