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6 Craft Kits to Cure Your Inevitable Boredom

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There is sure to be a moment (or several moments) of boredom during this period of social distancing. While streaming services like Netflix offer hours of entertainment, we suggest stretching your creative muscles with a craft kit. There are kits for all types of crafting—painting, embroidery, and even cocktail making—for all levels. Here are six kits that are sure to curb your boredom, even if just for an hour.

1

Pelican On The Fly Paint Kit, $12, Home Malone, homemalonenola.com

This paint set is simple and sweet, only containing the essentials without any of the plastic packaging. Act quick: these Home Malone kits sell out.

2

Virtual Embroidery Workshop, $320, Lingua Franca, linguafranca.nyc

Lingua Franca, known for their statement sweaters and brought to New Orleans by Sosusu, is offering a kit that's the perfect boredom killer. Your kit comes complete with a 100% cashmere sweater, all of the tools for embroidery, and a Zoom lesson, taught by one of LF's knowledgeable team members. 

3

Craft-tastic Tassel Garland Kit, $8, Little Miss Muffin, shoplittlemissmuffin.com

Add some color to your home with this tassel garland set. Upon completion, you'll have a bright new accessory to hang in your window, on your mantel, or around a bulletin board.

4

Craft Cocktail Kit: Pineapple Jalapeno, $24, Home Malone, homemalonenola.com

Maybe crafts aren't you're thing, but what about a craft cocktail? Just add 12 ounces of alcohol to this jar, refrigerate for three days, and enjoy! The concoction should be consumed within 30 days of infusion a.k.a. the perfect item to have in your fridge when you want something other than your go-to happy hour beverage.

5

Dannijo DIY Bead Kit, $65, Bergdorf Goodman, bergdorfgoodman.com

Create your own jewelry in quarantine with the help of this beading kit. Included are 110 glass, plastic, and clay beads, as well as cord and logo tags.

6

"Fantastic Fuschia" Kit, $42 and up, Pink Picasso, pinkpicassokits.com

Take a trip back in time with a paint by numbers kit. Pink Picasso offers several templates and each takes about 12 hours to complete. Finish it in a day or two, or stretch out the fun by painting a bit each day.