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    26 Products That Will Basically Inspire Your New Favorite Weekend Hobby

    A needle-felting kit, Nintendo Switch, makeup eraser, and so many more things to spark joy on the weekend.

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    1. A cross-stitch kit that will not only keep you entertained all weekend, but also makes for a cute little decor piece for your home.

    Person is holding a cross stitch of a bunch of cacti

    2. A paint-by-number kit perfect for beginners and that looks *so* beautiful, you'll actually want to hang it in your home.

    a painting of a single pink flower in a clear jar propped on a rustic table in a kitchen

    3. Or a paint-by-sticker set if you're not really into painting but want something fun and unique on your walls. It's made up of vintage travel posters you can hang up when you're finished so it's like traveling around the world right from your apartment.

    4. A beginner's guide to calligraphy that'll have you writing fancy letters to all of your friends. Warning: Your friends may commission you to write their letters too.

    the book open to a page where you can learn different styles to write the same word

    5. A beginner-friendly fermenting kit complete with everything you need so it'll basically make itself. You'll basically try to pickle anything. *cue Portlandia skit*

    Three jars of fermenting beets, carrots, and cucumbers

    6. A handheld milk frother that'll help you make the most perfect cold-foam drinks, comparable to your favorite coffee shop, IMO. Basically, your childhood dreams of becoming a barista will come true every single weekend.

    7. A string art kit so you can create art that has a bit more dimension. It's so unique, you'll have people constantly wondering where you got it.

    A model working on pineapple string art

    8. A needle felting kit so cute, you'll wonder why you haven't picked up this hobby already.

    A needle felt gnome

    9. A Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark series to start a new spooky book club with your kiddo Saturday nights.

    10. Wireless Bluetooth earbuds so you can blast Taylor Swift during your runs. You just started the hobby, so you're going to need all the bass *and* motivation you can get.

    Reviewer photo of them holding the earbuds in its charging case in front of a pool

    11. A bullet journal with over 6,000 five-star Amazon reviews —people boast about how these pages are super high quality and you don't have to worry about the ink bleeding through!

    Reviewer photo of one of the bullet journal pages with a drawing on it

    12. A beginner's sushi-making kit because your love for takeout sushi has been hurting your wallet, but now you can make your own rolls using whatever ingredients you have on hand. Bonus points if you give them fun names!

    13. A chunky-knit blanket because who said your new hobby had to be anything more than just laying on the couch and watching TV? Not me. I would never.

    The chunky knit blanket in a cream color

    14. A crochet kit that comes with a book to teach you how to make ten cute animals *and* also comes with all the materials you need to make a little koala or teeny penguin.

    15. A splurge-worthy Always Pan to inspire delicious recipes for your new food blog you're starting. This beauty replaces eight (!!!) kitchen gadgets, weighs only three pounds, comes with a steamer basket and spatula nester, and is nonstick. No, really. It's actually nonstick!

    16. A pressed floral bookmark so you can finally get around to tackling your TBR list while having something oh so cute to look at.

    A person holding multiple flower-pressed bookmarks

    17. Or a quirky magnetic bookmark that truly exemplifies how you feel about your ever-growing collection of rom-coms. Give me all the tropes. All of them.

    A white magnetic bookmark with a pink graphic shaped like a ticket that says "Romance Book Club, All Your Favorite Tropes"

    18. A container of The Pink Stuff cleaning paste that'll clean practically anything, which is great because you've just discovered the cleaning side of TikTok and are feeling *very* inspired.

    19. A Nintendo Switch so you, too, can become obsessed with Stardew Valley. I can't be the only one...

    20. A How to Draw book that is teeechnically for kids, but it will work really well for anyone who has been wanting to get started on practicing their drawing skills, but can't even draw a dog.

    21. A subscription to Home Chef — a meal kit delivery service that sends you weekly recipes so you can pretend you've been possessed by Julia Child's ghost every weekend. Bon Appétit!

    A flatlay photo of enchiladas on a plate and dish

    22. A Fujifilm instant camera to aesthetically fill your walls with all the fun things you do on the weekend with friends.

    A rust colored instant camera

    23. A unicorn slime–making kit, because face it, we've been dying to make our own slime ever since they started trending again. Young me would be so happy to know they're back.

    24. A candle-making kit so you can make wonderful smelling candles to light up your life *or* you can even gift them to friends!

    Reviewer photo of the candle tin with a candle inside

    25. A DIY hot sauce–making kit with guided instructions to help you make the *perfect* sauce. You can experiment with spice levels and flavors with guided recipes so you can impress your family at the next Taco Night.

    Bottles of hot sauce with names on them

    26. And finally, a subscription to Book of the Month, a service that allows you to pick one (you can also add two extra books each month!) book every month from their curated list. It's like having your own little book club!

    A stack of five books on a bed

    You, to your friends now that you're a hobby connoisseur.

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