Craft Supplies

Welcome to our main directory of articles and reviews for the best value craft supplies we know of.

Paper

Click this photo to visit our ultimate guide to choosing paper for arts and crafts.

Welcome to our ultimate guide to choosing paper for arts and crafts. Pictured here, we have a Collection of Drawing Paper and Other Papers for Art and Crafts. This photo is from my personal art supplies stash. I can highly recommend all of the papers pictured here; read on for more info about these and a broad variety of other artist papers and craft papers.

Click here to see our ultimate guide to choosing paper for art and crafts.

 

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Adhesives

Click here to see our picks for the best adhesives for paper crafts.

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Markers

Leisure Arts Markers for Adult Coloring

Leisure Arts Markers for Adult Coloring

Markers are useful for drawing, sketching, coloring in coloring books, coloring in the details on rubber stamped images, writing the greetings on your handmade greeting cards, coloring in blocks on color knitting or crochet charts you’re designing or signing your artwork done in other media. There may be other uses, too, but these are the things I use them for most often.

I’ve reviewed the following markers here on our website:

Plus you can find an overview of marker brands and related supplies HERE.

Scoring Tools for Paper

If any of your paper craft projects require you to fold the paper, you’ll quickly realize that a scoring tool is a good investment. A scoring tool empowers you to make crisp, clean, accurate folds.


Wondering which are the best scoring tools for paper? Check out our recommendations HERE.

Ink Pads for Stamping and Inking

Adirondack Alcohol Inks

Alcohol Inks -- Tim Holtz / Ranger Industries

Alcohol Inks — Tim Holtz / Ranger Industries


If you need to color non-porous surfaces like acrylic or glass, Adirondack alcohol inks are exactly what you need. Check out our product review of Adirondack Alcohol Inks HERE.

Fiskars Paper Edgers

Fiskars Paper Edgers and Other Decorative Scissors

Fiskars Paper Edgers and Other Decorative Scissors


These handy decorative scissors are some of my most-used craft supplies for card making. I use them to make pretty lacy borders, accents and bands on my handmade greeting cards.

Knitting and Crochet Supplies

Crochet Hooks

Learn all about the best crochet hooks — brands, types and more.

What Is Your Favorite Crochet Hook?

50+ readers shared information about their favorite crochet hooks — so if you want the real inside scoop on which crochet hooks are ultimately the best, you really need to take a look at the insights they’ve shared here.

Beginner’s Guide to Knitting Needles: Sizes, Types, Materials and More

Knitting needles come in bunches of different sizes, materials and configurations. There’s a lot to figure out when it comes to which knitting needles you might want to buy for a particular project. Our beginner’s guide to knitting needles will help you sort out which knitting needles will work best for your next project.

How to Make Rag Balls for Fabric Crochet, Fabric Knitting or Other Crafts

Learn how to make rag balls like these for crochet and knitting.

Learn how to make rag balls like these for crochet and knitting.

Sewing Supplies

Hand Sewing Needles

Learn about various types of hand sewing needles and why you might choose one type of needle over another for a particular project.


Craft Organizers

Craft Organizers by Artbin

Craft Organizers by Artbin


See Also: How to Organize Yarn

By Amy Solovay

About the Author: Amy Solovay is a freelance writer with a background in textile manufacturing. She holds a bachelor’s degree with a studio art minor; and she has also obtained another degree in textile design.

This page was last updated on 9-4-2021.