Crafting — A Great At-Home Activity

March 23, 2020

As we practice social distancing, there are many activities we can do to turn this tough time into a fun time. March is National Crafting Month, and Memorial District is home to stores with supplies to suit your crafting desires.

JOANN Fabrics and Crafts:

Bring any crafting idea to life with JOANN. Whether you want to put together jigsaw puzzles or plan a wedding, JOANN has art supplies and craft-making resources to help.

While in-store are events are temporarily canceled, you can order products online or call the store at 713-467-6170 and pick them up curbside.

Maybe you want to take up crocheting, knitting, sewing or weaving. JOANN is currently offering savings of up to 50% off its entire stock of yarn. JOANN also offers other fabulous National Crafting Month sales

Plus, you can support America’s medical personnel by making and donating protective masks at JOANN. Learn more about similar projects here.

Paper Source:

When you need supplies to make beautiful paper arts and crafts, check out Paper Source. This store has something for everyone—from advanced origami specialists to newcomers to the world of paper crafts. Plus, you can find greeting cards and stationery, wedding invitations and party essentials, and gifts for holidays and special personal events.

All locations, including the CityCentre store, are closed until at least March 27. However, you can order products online. You also can check out excellent craft-making tutorials that Paper Source has online. For example, you could follow a tutorial to help you design cards in the shape of butterflies.

Or put together a fun DIY notepad. Perhaps you could use it as a journal to keep a diary of what you and your family do during this unusual time in history.

Paper Source also sells DIY paper crafting kits that make it easy to focus on fun projects without the difficulty of gathering too many supplies. In fact, Paper Source’s annual craft sale is happening right now, and you can save 25% if you shop online. Here are just a few fun ideas:

Need additional craft inspiration? Find great ideas here, including:

  •   Making a vintage planter out of an old book 
  •   Simple Ombre artwork on a canvas 
  •   Chalkboard glass canisters for your kitchen 
  •   Custom message board to hang on the wall 
  •   Recycled t-shirt rug  

Let’s get crafty!

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