Any surface in your home becomes a canvas with IdeaPaint’s water-based Cre-8 paint kit. It turns walls into giant whiteboards ready for whenever inspiration strikes.
Available at ideapaint.com, $175.
Hey, wino. Put discarded wine bottles to good use for a change with GrowBottle Upcycled Hydrogardens. Simple instructions help you cultivate culinary herbs on your windowsill.
Available at branchhome.com, $35.
Natural ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, and olive oil mean the chemical-free products in Eco-Me’s home-cleaning DIY kit are almost good enough to eat. But please don’t.
Available at eco-me.com, $22.
If a woodland terrarium kit, complete with oakmoss, bark pieces, and golden mushrooms, falls into one of your potted plants and makes it more lovely, does anyone hear?
Available at shopterrain.com, $20.
Put a bird on it. Or a leaf. Or a pair of roller skates. Artist Ed Roth leads you step by step through directions to emboss mirrors and other surfaces with modern stencil designs.
Available at chroniclebooks.com, $25.
Nothing says “I love you” like a handwritten note. Get your message across in a mini letter you pen yourself.
Available at curiosityshoppeonline.com, $23.
Organizing your snaps into a gallery-worthy display just became, well, a snap.
Available at amazon.com, $349.
Whether you want to stay spotless in the kitchen with a cafe apron or tote your stuff in a mini canvas bag, the double-duty sewing kit has you covered.
Available at purlsoho.com, $33.50.
Jelly rolls aren’t just for home economics: Learn to sew the charming numbers, as well as plenty of other patchwork fabric projects, with Little Bits Quilting Bee.
Available at amazon.com, $16.
One hundred DIY projects on the wall. Take one down, pass it around, then go back for another ingenious idea from ReadyMade’s editors.
Available at mcnallyjackson.com, $10.
Warning: You may revert to childhood when you weave a colorful pot holder.
Available at uncommongoods.com, $17.
Take your guests on a culinary journey without leaving the comfort of home with themed dinner party kits inspired by famous destinations (Bangkok, New Orleans, and more).
Available at destinationdinners.com, $45-$95.
Instead of living out of a box, decorate with one. Turn humble cardboard into a striking faux taxidermy wall hanging.
Available at urbanoutfitters.com, $28.