Buying Art Supplies with Paypal

All of the above art material retailers accept Paypal and you can use it to pay for the goods.
If you prefer to use an alternative payment method - no problem.
The above online craft shops take most credit cards, so you're free to use the payment method of your choice.

General Online Art Supply Shopping Tips

Having an artistic hobby is something that can easily keep you occupied and busy when you're bored and have absolutely nothing to do.
Being a crafter is a great way to spend your free time at home and it's an essential part of successfully maintaining a healthy balance between work and personal life.

A hobby enables you to develop your personal skills and helps you to express your creativity in a fun and extremely rewarding manner.
It's also a very good method to relax, reduce tension and relieve stress.
Quite often, it can reveal a hidden talent or a secret passion that you had inside you for years, without being fully aware of it.

If you've always dreamt of letting your creative juices go wild, but still have no idea what craft to pursue, then visiting an online hobby store website may provide you a couple of fantastic ideas to explore.
In most cases, when you see a craft that you find interesting, you can buy a beginner kit, experiment with it for a while and see if it works for you.
If it doesn't, don't worry - you can always try a different type of project.

But experimenting with an art or a craft is not for adults and grown ups only.
Kids of all ages can benefit a lot from developing their imagination and their creative and motor skills through practicing a craft, not to mention that it can keep them busy for hours, giving their parents some long needed peace and quite, after a long day.

Here's a word of caution: when you place a new order and buy supplies for your children, make sure that they're non-toxic and totally safe for use.
For example, when you purchase coloring materials, crayons and paints, make sure that they include no dangerous and unsafe components, like lead.

Who are the people who usually buy art materials and craft supplies online?
There are several main groups that comprise the clientele of such internet based suppliers.

•     Young Children: Preschoolers, infants, toddlers and even babies.

•     Kids: From boys and girls in early school age all the way to grown teenagers.

•     Educational organizations like kindergartens, daycare centers and schools.
      Such institutions usually purchase their craft supplies and art materials in bulk.

•     Adults who pursue an artistic hobby.

•     Artists: Aspiring beginners as well as professional artists.

•     Professionals: Fashion designers, illustrators, etc.

Buy your project materials only from credible and reputable art, craft and hobby supply stores.
Using Paypal for your online purchases will provide you better safety, security and buyer protection.

Most major craft supply sites have a "Sale" or "Clearance" section, where they present discount materials, gear and equipment which are on sale.
Quite often, this category can include terrific bargains and it's a wise idea to thoroughly scan if it offers any cheap items that you may want to buy for a fraction of the original price.
This is probably the best place to find actual dirt cheap deals.

What Types of Art Supplies Can You Order With Paypal?

Here are a few common examples for arts, crafts and hobbies for which you can find the necessary basic materials, equipment, fabric and accessories in almost any major art supply shopping site on the web:

Visual Arts

• Drawing
• Painting


• Mosaics
• Pottery
• Earthenware

Glass Crafts

• Bubblegram
• Glass Bead Making
• Glass Blowing
• Glass Etching
• Stained Glass

Fiber Crafts

• Art quilts
• Lace Making
• Macrame
• Quilt
• Spinning
• Tatting
• Traditional Rug Hooking
• Weaving
• Knitting

Mixed Craft Media

• Beading
• Basketry
• Batik
• Scrapbooking


• Applique
• Crochet
• Cross-Stitch
• Embroidery
• Knitting
• Needlepoint
• Patchwork
• Quilting