Many of us have spent almost every night at home during the past year, and we've gotten creative with how we spend our time. Have you baked so many loaves of bread that you've lost count? Has putting together those 5,000-piece puzzles lost its appeal? Is there nothing left on Netflix to binge?
If you are looking for a new activity, we'd like to suggest paint by numbers kits. They are a fun, relaxing, and simple project that can fill up hours each night. And when you're done, you can show off your work and do a little bragging. Here are the best paint by numbers kits for adults that we found that will keep you occupied on those cold, quarantined nights.
This paint-by-numbers kit recreates a beautiful piece of art—The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai. It comes with a rolled 16x20 canvas that is pre-printed with lines and numbers, as well as a set of pre-numbered acrylic-based paints. You will also get a set of three paintbrushes—small, medium, and large—and a set of hanging hooks. However, a frame is not included.
This original image from Let's Paint Anywhere is part of a kit that includes a quality 8x8 inch template printed canvas, a four-brush set, and six pots of acrylic paint. This is a quick project that can take just an hour, and each kit is made for success.
The areas are clearly marked and numbered, making this kit super easy and fun. You can start with number one or with your favorite color. Then, you can layer the paint for some added depth. Just remember, the number one rule of this kit is to "have fun."
Spend a night with your girlfriends, a few bottles of wine, and a group-painting activity! This Colors of Venice kit from My Paint By Numbers features pre-numbered acrylic-based paints, a pre-printed, numbered 16x20 canvas, a set of three paintbrushes, and one set of hanging hooks. However, this kit comes as a rolled canvas and a frame is not included.
One of Oprah's favorite things in 2019, this Pink Picasso paint-by-numbers kit features everything you need to create a masterpiece. Every photo from Pink Picasso Kits is unique, so you won't find them anywhere else. The canvas size is 16x20, and you can choose from multiple images, like gorgeous florals and landscapes.
You can create your own Parisian memories without visiting the City of Light thanks to this paint by numbers kit titled Memories of Paris. This image features a Parisian street with the Eiffel Tower in the background. And, unlike most kits, this canvas kit comes with a canvas that is stretched and framed.
The Memories of Paris kit includes three wood-handled premium paintbrushes and generous amounts of acrylic paint. The instructions are easy to follow, and there's also a tips and tricks booklet if you need a little extra help.
This gorgeous kit from Canvas By Numbers is titled Tree of Life, and it could help you discover your artistic talent. This kit features a finely-woven, 100 percent linen canvas with detailed line art for you to fill in. And each section is labeled with a small number that indicates the proper paint color.
You'll also get a set of three paintbrushes and a numbered acrylic-based paint set. There is no mixing required, and all of the paints are non-toxic and environmentally responsible. This kit also includes a reference print with the color key, a black-and-white print of the canvas lines and numbers, and a directions sheet.
You have the option of buying this kit without a frame, with a DIY frame, or the canvas pre-stretched onto a frame.
If you are looking for a paint-by-numbers challenge, then we suggest this Color Study: Squares with Concentric Circles kit from My Paint By Numbers. It won't be easy to recreate this classic piece from Wassily Kandinsky, but it will be fun and relaxing.
This kit comes with pre-numbered acrylic-based paints, a 16x20 canvas, a set of paintbrushes, and a set of hanging cooks. The canvas does come rolled, with the frame not included. This one will take some time and really get your brain working.
This fun image of Music and Monkey is a DIY painting that you can create all on your own. This paint-by-numbers kit is 16x20 and comes on a pre-printed canvas with wooden frames. You will also receive high-quality safe acrylic paints and three sizes of high-quality painting brushes.
Paint by numbers kits is a great way to relax and unwind at the end of a long week. Take your mind off all of that stress, and create your own masterpiece at home. These kits are also fun group activities that can keep you and your friends entertained for hours. They also make wonderful gifts.
If you need a new activity to keep you busy on quarantined nights, look no further than these paint-by-numbers kits.