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5 Ways to craft your way to Mental Wellness

Do you know that crafts can help us reduce stress, boost happiness, and preserve our brains from degradation as we age? Numerous studies have demonstrated that participating in a crafts hobby makes people feel happier and more positive over time. They can also be used as a stress reliever, promoting brain productivity and bringing people together. To engage in creating activities, you do not need to be creative, all you need to do is get started on your own!

1. Shrink Art - Keychains/Earrings

 

Have you ever imagined making a piece of wearable art out of one of your doodles? Shrink plastic is simple to use during the entire process. All you have to do is to draw in your creations and colour them in however you like. It's fascinating to watch the shrink plastic settle and take on the shape you've drawn. Isn't it relaxing to just take the time to see what you can make with your creativity? Even the act of doing it can be soothing!

For more information on the Shrink Art Kit, click here!

2. Rubber Stamps 

 

Do you enjoy keeping a journal? Consider carving your own rubber stamps to see what you can come up with. It can be a relaxing hobby to sculpt your own stamp patterns on rubber. Do you know that participating in therapeutic activities might help you relax and remove some of the stress you're feeling right now? Stamping gives you a sense of satisfaction and pleasure, especially when your stamp comes out beautifully on your paper.

For more information on the Rubber Stamp Kit, click here!

3. Polymer Clay Earrings

  

Have you come across polymer clay earrings but aren't sure where to begin? We've got you covered! Designing your own accessories may appear to be a difficult task because it requires sculpting and delicate workmanship. Don't Worry! We've included all of the materials you'll need to get started, as well as step-by-step directions to help you get started. Rolling, kneading, and sculpting clay into the shape you want it to be is quite rewarding and helps to lift your spirits. Sometimes all you need to do is tap into these tactile sensations to help you relax!

For more information on the Polymer Clay Earring Kit, click here!

4. Paper Crafts - Papersynthesis Spikey Cactus

 

Have you ever found it difficult to care for your plants? Instead, create your own paper-crafted plants use as decoration! You can explore with a variety of paper craft plants thanks to Papersynthesis. They not only serve as your very own realistic and gorgeous paper plant, but they also provide you the joy of building it from the scratch. As you assemble layers and sections of each paper component as the paper plant begins to take shape. It's simply a relaxing way to take a break from your worries.

For more information on the Papersynthesis Spikey Cactus Kit, click here!

5. Building Model - Blue Stone Blue Times

 

Are you more of a builder than a creator? With the Blue Stone Building kit, you may create your own miniature apartment. It's not your typical model; it also has a light elements to help your model look more lifelike! By setting aside time to piece together the model like a puzzle. It can be incredibly enjoyable to simply observe how your efforts gradually build up to the ultimate outcome. This may assist you in calming down as you continue through the construction process.

For more information on the Blue Stone Blue Times Kit, click here!

We hope that some of these kits may inspire you to begin your own project! Take the time to do activities that will help you regain your mental health while coping with the pandemic. You could even make it a pastime to work on some of them!

All Craft kits and materials are both available in-store and online. 

Till our next blog post!

With lots of love,

The PaperMarket Team

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