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    Updated on Feb 25, 2020. Posted on Oct 25, 2019

    28 Subscription Boxes That'll Help You Find Your Next Hobby

    Because (sadly) Netflix bingeing can only be your hobby until you run out of things to watch.

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    1. Do A Shot of Yoga, which may inspire you to become a yogi, even if you don't exactly know what Crow Pose is...yet.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A box full of tools to help kickstart your at home yoga and meditation practice. You'll get three to four yoga self care and healthy living tools that'll help you explore a new aspect of yoga every month. You also get access to digital content and a private community of other yogis. Available in three options: digital, mini, and original.

    Promising review: "This is my second box, and I just have to say that I’m so impressed with the quality of the items included in these boxes! I’ve received a whole lot of subscription boxes from a whole lot of other companies, and there is really no comparison. Do a Shot if Yoga has high quality, durable items. Other companies often send things that you can find at the dollar store. This subscription box is the best!" —Christy S.

    Get it from CrateJoy for $8.08+/month. Plus, use the code YOGAYAY10 at checkout to get a special discount.

    2. My Garden Box to help channel your green thumb — with everything you need to create your own little garden with live plants and illustrated instructions so you (hopefully) won't kill them right away.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: Everything you need to start your own little garden, including the plants, containers, step-by-step instructions (with pictures!), info on how to care for your plants, and a few facts thrown in for fun. After putting them together, you'll find a nice little garden you can call your own.

    Promising review: "I know nothing about plants, but I knew I wanted some to spruce up my office. Instead of picking up a few random plants at the store, I decided to kill two birds with one stone and sign up for My Garden Box: I get a new plant for my office and the added fun of a subscription box! I've gotten 4 plants now and I am in love. They brighten up my room and they're thriving in their new environment. And I'm learning about the plants at the same time! Love everything about this box." —Gianina M.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $38.50/month. Plus, use the code FIRST5 at checkout to get a discount.

    3. Winc Wine Club, which sends you delicious wines each month based on your tastes, so you'll be on your way to sommelier status in no time.

    Winc

    You'll just have to decide if you'll want to share your new knowledge and wines with friends.

    What you'll get: At least four bottles of wine delivered to your door each month. You take a 10-minute quiz about your tastes and then pick your red-to-white ratio. The wines are $13-$15 each, and if you order at least four, shipping is free.

    Get it from Winc with wines starting at $13/each.

    Read our full review of Winc Wine Club here.

    4. Happy Hook Crocheting – it'll get you ~hooked~ real fast with fun projects you get to make with your own two hands.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: Yarn and a pattern to make a fun project, plus a few other surprises. You can choose either a QuickProject if you're interested in learning shorter patterns and trying out different yarn, or a BlanketBox, which is filled with enough yarn to craft a throw-sized blanket. Plus, you get access to a video tutorial in case you get stuck and need a little extra help.

    Promising review: "I love this subscription box. It's full of great material, and everything is included to make your project. Thanks for making an affordable subscription for beginner crocheters. ❤️" —Dominique G.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18.49/month (also available in bimonthly and quarterly).

    5. Coffee and a Classic, for a new book each month that you may have "read" in high school but are actually interested in reading now — plus other goodies.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A classic novel (choose from literature, non-fiction, or children's), plus "something to sip on" (coffee, tea, or hot chocolate) and two bookish items and a bookmark. You'll have all the essentials you need for a cozy night in and an escape to another world! The standard box also includes a snack and a mug, all packaged in a photo box.

    Promising review: "I have been getting this box for about six months now. It is always a delight to receive and open. It has great book choices, beautiful packaging, and thoughtful curation of high-quality products supporting smaller businesses." —Katherine

    Get it from Cratejoy for $28.49+/month.

    6. Mullybox to help you get in the ~swing~ of things. And by "things," I mean your golf game.

    Crateoy

    What you'll get: A box full of training aids and great to make your golf game even better. You'll get balls, tees, accessories, apparel, and more every month, so maybe one day you'll be ready to play in The Masters.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $35/month.

    7. Vinyl Record Subscription to bring out your inner hipster and impress all your friends with sweet new music delivered to your door every month (record player not included).

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: Three hand-selected records to add to your collection. Choose from staff picks, indie, or hip-hop for music tailored to your taste.

    Promising review: "My first box was great. It came with a personalized note, and the records were quality albums that were not in my collection. Vinyl is the best subscription box that I've tried yet." —Greg

    Get it from Cratejoy for $49.99+/month (available in Staff Picks, Indie, or Hip Hop).

    8. Cairn, a delivery full of products to help you stay active that'll get you ready for your next outdoor adventure.

    Cairn

    What you get: Up to six products each month that will motivate you to get active outside. You'll get a selection of apparel, gear, snacks, skin care items, and emergency equipment that total retails value of up to $50. (If you're up for even more adventure, you can choose the "obsidian box," which contains 5-10 premium products with a retail value of $300+.)

    Get it from Cairn for $27.45+/month for the original box or $249.95/quarterly for the obsidian box or Amazon for $29.95/month.

    9. The Deadbolt Mystery Society, the closest you'll get to fulfilling your dream of being Sherlock Homes, with a new mystery in a box shipped to you every month.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A stand-alone mystery in a box. You'll receive everything you need to become a detective and solve the case through puzzles. You'll be introduced to a different story and characters every month and have to use your wits to figure out who dunnit.

    Promising review: "We just found Deadbolt Mystery Society and enjoyed Asylum so much we subscribed and ordered all the archived boxes. We're working though Indigo House now. These boxes are fun and challenging, which we enjoy. They have lots of mysteries, puzzles, and ciphers within the box! These are the most fun boxes I have done so far. Also, the customer service at Deadbolt is top-notch. They will help you with any questions or problems you may have. Seriously, give it a try!" —Donna

    Get it from Cratejoy for $24.99/month. Plus, use the code minustwenty at checkout to take 20% off.

    10. Lunarly, a subscription box that will help you make yourself your next hobby, with tools to focus on your personal growth based on the current moon cycle.

    Lunarly

    What you get: A selection of items to help you with mindful living and to improve your self-care habits, all using the moon cycle as your guide. You'll get tools for journaling and meditation, plus plants, crystals, and other items designed to help you feel more complete and in tune with yourself.

    Get it from Lunarly for $40/month.

    11. Comic Mystery Box—which will introduce you to the world of comics by sending you a box of 15 collector's comics every month.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: At least $60 worth of comics each month—that includes new issue, back issues, number one issues, and more. You can also request you favorite characters to get more specific books tailored to your likes.

    Promising review: "Exactly what I was looking for! An expertly curated mix of quality back issues and modern variants. My son and I share this collection and were wowed with our first box. Choosing was tough so I may need to get him his own sub! Shipped faster than expected. I will be continuing my subscription. Thank you!" —Brian B.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $28.95/month.

    12. Whisk Takers will make everyone at the next party think you're an amazing baker even if you're oven is filled with shoes 90% of the time.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A box filled with pre-measured ingredients and a step-by-step instructions. So really, it's as easy as 1, 2, 3. Plus, you get unique recipes such as S'mores Brownies, Peanut Butter Maple Cookies, and more. Plus, choose from a Chocolate Lovers box, Nut Lovers, Vegan, Lovers, Gluten-Free Lovers, or Nut-Free Lovers to get boxes tailored to your diet and interests. I recently made the Pistachio Cupcake box, and it was super easy to make and super delicious. Plus, I didn't even realize it was gluten-free till I was talking about the recipe with a friend later.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! I was able to bake for my boyfriend on our date night AND bring some of the leftovers to my co-workers. All of the brownies were gone the next day! Fun and easy! Definitely recommend." —Bailey K.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18.95/month. Plus, use the code WT19 at checkout for 10% off.

    13. The Adults & Crafts Crate, filled with all the supplies and instructions you'll need to create a beautiful craft project — so you'll never have a #PinterestFail again.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: All the tools, materials, and instructions necessary to create a beautiful or functional project and learn a new skill, such as embossing, woodworking, or clockmaking.

    Promising review: "I have received three boxes so far and each craft was fun and something I had never tried before. The instructions are clear and easy to follow. When they say everything you need is included, they mean it. I will keep this subscription for as long as it keeps being so great." —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $33 (for your first month, $39.95 after that) or Cratejoy for $30/month. Plus, use the code GETCRAFTY at checkout to get free shipping on your first month for Cratejoy.

    14. Dry Wit Goods for a box full of goods to help you craft the perfect letter – it might just make someone's day.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A variety of greeting cards, nice paper, envelopes, stamps, pens, plus things to decorate your letters, such as washi tape, glitter, ribbon, and more, so you can write a personal and sweet letter to mail. Plus, you get writing prompts so you don't run into any writer's block.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $20+/month.

    15. MATTER to ~periodically~ (i.e. monthly) send you scientific artifacts that ~matter~. It's a mix between a museum and lab project, and will totally give you something to talk about at your next dinner party.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: Four to six materials, objects, specimens, or artifacts carefully selected as interested pieces of matter in this world. Plus, the box it comes in is 100% recyclable/compostable, and it's recommended for both adults and kids (with adult supervision).

    Promising review: "I subscribed to this box mostly to share with my grandchildren, but their parents were equally interested in the contents. 5-star reviews all around the table and multiple "very cool" comments." —Holly S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $39.95/month. Plus, use the code IAMMATTER at checkout for a discount.

    16. Hello Fresh, which might just be the tool you need to become the chef you've always dreamed of being (even if you can only make toast right now).

    Hello Fresh

    What you get: All the ingredients and instructions to cook delicious dinners every week. You choose from a number of recipes each week and get just enough ingredients so you never have any waste. Keep the recipe cards to help you continue your culinary education.

    Get it from Hello Fresh for $7.87+/serving (available in in Classic Plan, Veggie Plan, or Family Plan, where you can choose the number of people and recipes per week).

    17. WODBOM, a delivery of gear, snacks, and apparel to help motivate you to crush your Crossfit goals.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A variety of items aimed to keep your focused on your goal of getting stronger. Each box features three to four full-sized nutritional items and two to three apparel or accessories options. The clothing items are offered in sizes XS-XXL.

    Promising review: "After trying almost every fitness subscription box out there, this is one of the only ones I am still subscribing to. I love the brands they partner with. There are plenty of samples to actually test the quality of (full-size bottles/multiple bars and snacks, etc.) and a lot of variety in each box. You can see what is coming on the Facebook page and kind of adjust your sizes for apparel that way." —Amber

    Get it from Cratejoy for $33/month.

    18. Freestone Fly Fishing Company, which sends a selection of flies and more to make your next hobby (spoiler: it's fishing) a real ~catch~.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: Twelve premium trout flies, a bonus item, and a trout unlimited membership, plus a fly guide with tips and tricks to make your game even better.

    Promising review: "I have received two boxes so far, and they are awesome! The flies are well made and work great. I also love the bonus item that comes as well. I love always having new flies to try out! I would definitely recommend them to all fly fishers out there!" —Chelsea

    Get it from Cratejoy for $17.50/month (available in Freshwater Trout, Fly-Tying, Warmwater Bass, and Salmon/Steelhead). Plus use code FREESTONEFLIES at checkout to get 50% off your first month with any subscription.

    19. Foodstirs to help you fulfill your dreams of being on The Great British Bake-Off (even if you don't live in the UK) with adorable themed baking kits you'll be able to complete in six simple steps.

    Foodstirs

    What you get: A baking kit filled with non-GMO, fair-trade, and natural ingredients and decorations. You'll also get a recipe card with clear instructions to help you complete the treat in only six steps. Plus, each month the treats are themed to get you in the spirit of the season.

    Get a six-month subscription from Foodstirs $111.75.

    20. Scribbler, so you'll have the tools to stay motivated, improve your writing, connect with publishing professionals — and finish that novel you've been silently working on for years.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A box full of essentials for an aspiring writer. Each box includes a selection of items including a new release fiction novel, writing-themed gifts, inside looks into the publishing process, and invitations to chat with professionals in the industry. The box is crafted by best-selling authors to really help you achieve your writing dreams.

    Promising review: "I think this is one of the boxes in which the curators listen to the subscribers because the box contents are constantly incredible and different each time. And if you're part of the FB group then you know they're paying attention to the subscriber wants and likes. I've been subscribing since the beginning and have no plans to stop!" —Ellie

    Get it from Cratejoy for $27.50/month.

    21. Terra Create is a DIY maker kit for anyone ages nine and up, so no matter your skill level, you can make something great.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: All the materials and instructions to make a project—while also learning new craft skills. The projects are gender neutral so anyone can do them and include natural and recycled materials.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $34+/month (available for one or two people).

    22. Tennis Trunk, which may not make you the next Williams Sister or Nadal, but it will send you new tennis balls and gear to help you ace your next match!

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: Every box includes two new cans of tennis balls as well as a selection of other gear and equipment related to the game. You may get a selection of overgrips, protein bars, or even apparel. It's a great motivation to get out on the court more.

    Promising review: "Got this for my dad on his birthday and he loves it! He is already looking forward to his next box. Also, the customer service is just amazing. I had some questions and the staff was so fast in their response, and they really went out of their way to make sure we were happy with our experience. I highly recommend!"—Lydia

    Get it from Cratejoy for $29.95/month. Plus, use the code FREE at checkout to get free shipping on your first box.

    23. Escape The Crate will take your living room back in time as you try and solve riddles and puzzles to get out in less than an hour.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A box full of everything you need for an hour-long game night where you are transported back in time and have to solve a mystery to get out. The box includes ciphers, tools, puzzles, and letters and more. You do need internet to play, as you have to enter codes online to see if you're correct. Best of luck!

    Promising review: "My husband and I decided to subscribe to Escape The Crate. We received the Murder in The Forgotten Tomb, and we escaped within 2 hours 20 minutes (it’s definitely not impressive! 🤣), but we sure had lots of fun with the puzzles and codes. We love going to escape rooms, and this crate gave us the same experience as of those physical ones. Can’t wait for the next one! Highly recommended!" —Rahayu J.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $29.99/every other month. Plus, use the code MOTHMAN at checkout for 20% off your first month.

    24. Knit-Wise, the perfect way to fully embrace your inner grandma (no shame) because it's filled with an awesome knitting or crochet project based on your skill level.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: One knitting or crocheting project per month based on your skill level, plus all the materials you need to complete it. Choose from a beginner crochet subscription or a knitting subscription, and get started on some home items and accessories that will keep you cozy all winter long.

    Promising review: "I wanted to learn to knit — I have been crocheting for many years. This was the best introduction to knitting that anyone could ask for. They offer adorable beginner patterns and online tutorials, including video, which is a fantastic plus. I am now subscribed to the intermediate boxes, and I can’t wait to learn more!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Cratejoy for $10+/month (available in monthly just the yarn, monthly subscription, quarterly subscription, and beginner crochet) Plus, code POPTHEYARN at checkout to get 10% off your first box.

    25. Creation Crate, which introduces you to engineering or electronics with STEM projects that get progressively more challenging the longer you receive them.

    Creation Crate

    What you'll get: A STEM-related project with hardware and programming software focused on engineering and electronics. You'll also get an instruction booklet and guide focused on helping you learn and understand how the project works. Each box you receive will be slightly harder than the previous one, so you'd better be up for the challenge! Projects are recommended for "ages 12-99."

    Promising review: "Great for beginners who want to get into making and programming but do not know where to start. This provides a solid foundation for them to build on, and will encourage them to build bigger and better things in the future. Brilliant product!" —Nicholas

    Get it from Creation Crate for $29.99/month (plus you can prepay for 3, 6, or 12 months to get bonus items).

    26. Scrapbooking Store, so you'll finally have a reason to print all those photos on your camera roll and creatively preserve them for years.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A selection of 12x12 double-sided pages, plus embellishments including stickers and cutouts based on a theme. Each box contains more than 70 pieces. You'll also get a monthly inspiration sheet, so even if you're a beginner, you'll won't have to stare at a blank page searching for ideas.

    Promising review: "I loved the little set I got. I wouldn't have picked it out myself, and I'm pleasantly surprised. The quality is amazing, and I've never seen dual-sided paper before — so cool! I'm excited to use the materials!" —Nicole

    Get it from Cratejoy for $12.99/month.

    27. Paletteful Packs, a delivery ~packed~ full of materials to help you get the full picture when it comes to art.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A selection of supplies such as pens, pencils, paints, tools, sketch pads, and more to help you create a work of art. Choose from a Premier Pack (five or more artist-quality supplies), Petite Pack (four or more artist-quality supplies), or Young Artist (four or more items per box for ages 8+).

    Promising review: "I'm super happy with the two boxes I've received so far. Art subscription boxes are a great opportunity to try out new supplies, and with Paletteful, I know that I'm not only getting the highest quality supplies, but that I'll get enough to really try out the medium/art style. From the two boxes I've received, I know that I won't always want or need the supplies I get, but I also have friends that I can gift them to, so I don't mind."—Arlington

    Get it from Cratejoy for $22.32+/month. Plus, use the code 10HORRAY at checkout to get 10% off your first month of a month-to-month subscription.

    28. SaloonBox, to help you become a killer mixologist and impress all your friends at your next party with your DIY craft cocktail skills.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A kit full of all the essentials to make at least four cocktails right at home. Each box includes the spirits and liqueurs you'll need to craft a seasonal recipe — all you have to do is follow the recipe card.

    Promising review: "I received Saloon Box as a gift, and as an aspiring mixologist, it is great. I totally look forward to seeing what is in it each month and getting to try out the drink recipes. I have definitely received some mixers and liquors that I have purchased just from being introduced to them by the Saloon Box. It's well worth the try in my opinion!" —Susan

    Get it from Cratejoy for $58.99/month. Plus, use the code 5OFF at checkout to get a special discount.

    And while you patiently wait for your box to show up, just keep asking this question:

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