What is in a Diamond Art Kit?

Hello friends! Last evening while browsing the aisles of Michaels Arts and Crafts, I picked up their new Make Market Diamond Art Kit! I’m excited to start working on this, but first lets unbox it together.

A Diamond Art Kit is a fun and relaxing hobby for all ages. A few years ago, I did a Paint by Numbers Kit with my daughter, and we loved it! Since the kits come with everything you need, all you need to do is make time to create.

What is a Diamond Painting? what is diamond art?

Diamond Art also known as Diamond Painting, is a form of art that involves placing small, diamond-like resin rhinestones onto a canvas to create a sparkling and colorful design. It is a form of pixel art, and as a kid if you liked playing and collecting stickers, you will love a Diamond Art Kit!

Do diamond paintings come with everything you need?

Do they have Diamond Art Kits at Michaels?

Yes! Yesterday I picked up this Make Market Diamond Art Kit. I chose the design called Butterfly and Flowers and it has a beautiful spring vibe to it. It measures 18 by 24 inches in size. I had not seen this particular brand before, and there were many more beautiful designs available!

Do they have diamond art at Michaels?

What is in a Diamond Art Kit?

A Diamond Art Kit comes with everything you need to finish your unique piece of art. The canvas comes with a pre-printed design and has a sticky surface that is protected by a plastic film. Each section of the design is marked with a symbol that corresponds to a specific color of rhinestone. By following the pattern and placing the rhinestones onto the canvas, you can create a beautiful and intricate piece of art!

Diamond Art Kit Unboxing YouTube

I just shared an Unboxing video on my YouTube channel, enjoy! https://youtu.be/3ngqENX27IY

What age are Diamond Art Kits for?

Diamond art is a fun and relaxing hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. I have had summer crafternoons with my mom and daughters- all of us working on a Diamond Art Kit of our own.

These kits are not recommended for kids below 5 years.

How to choose the right Diamond Art Kit

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When choosing a Diamond Art Kit, there are a few things to consider.

  • Size of the canvas Larger canvases will take longer to complete. Start with something small like these Diamond Bookmarks or Diamond Stickers to see if you like this hobby. Watch this video for more ideas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB5IIILhc2A
  • Choose a design you LOVE: I love flowers and butterflies, so this design fills me with joy. I tried doing a landscape once, and it was slow slow progress. Choose a design that you love (not just like!) as you will be spending a lot of time with this canvas. You might loose interest quickly if the design has colors that don’t inspire you.
  • Level of detail in the design With more intricate designs, there will be more rhinestone colors and it will take longer to complete, but can be more satisfying to finish.
  • Quality of the materials included in the kit, such as the rhinestones and the adhesive. A good quality kit will not have your stones falling off.
  • Tools: Finally, look for a kit that includes all the necessary tools, such as a tray for sorting the rhinestones and a pen for placing them on the canvas.

Diamond art is a great hobby for people of all ages and skill levels. Not only is it a fun and relaxing way to spend your free time, but it also has several benefits for your mental health. Diamond art can help reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and concentration, and boost creativity and self-esteem. Plus, the finished product is a beautiful work of art that you can display in your home or give as a gift to someone special.

Smitha Katti creativespace e1577349763159

Hi I’m Smitha! I live in Minnesota with my husband and two daughters. You’ll always find me painting florals in my sketchbook. And I love the sheer joy of making something with just my hands! But my bigger love is capturing it all on camera Read more.

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