Creating your own art and craft are more than just a fun activity. They even enrich your life both personally and professionally, as well as boosting your inner creativity. But no art and craft can be accomplished without a relevant set of tools or supplies. Here is where you can get them as we reveal to you our Top 10 Arts & Crafts Stores in KL and Selangor based on your votes.
1) Weststar / The Art Shop
With over 11,000 items in their stocklist, you can basically find just about every art & craft material under one roof at Weststar. This includes a wide range of art supplies, stationeries, sculpting tools and so much more. You can find their main outlet at Taman Melawati or visit one of their two branches in Shah Alam or Cyberjaya.
Scrap-n-Crop is the brainchild of Valerie Gan, a former head of equity surveillance for Bursa Malaysia who started her own scrapbooking and stamping business in 2007. The company was particularly established in honour of her late son, Bryant Chan when she used to document their little precious moments together through journaling. Check out her online store below to find out more about her products.
Craftiviti certainly mean business when comes to supplying different ranges of craft materials. From batik and clay to felt and leather craft, you can basically find everything here under one roof. Apart from operating a retail store in Petaling Jaya, you can also choose to shop conveniently via online. They even provide their own in-house 3D printing service as well as various art & craft workshops from time to time. Click here to find more about what’s new on their current workshop programmes.
Multifilla is no stranger to many art students and professionals, given their reputation as one of the go-to art & craft stores that able to source hard-to-find supplies. They also stocked a diverse range of related products ranging from acrylics and airbrushing to taxidermy and woodwork. Find out more by visiting their website below or send them an email via firstname.lastname@example.org.
5) Craft Haven
It’s a haven, alright. Creative students and professionals can look forward to this shop’s abundance of related supplies like sketchpads, watercolour products, painting tools and even face & body art set. Looking to get all crafty? They have them in spades too. Decorative craft papers, glass etching, wooden craft sticks… you name it. Craft Haven is also strategically located within the popular 1 Utama Shopping Centre on the second floor, thanks to its well-connected public transport network including MRT and RapidKL bus.
6) Art Friend
This Singapore-based art & craft store has been around since the early ’80s, with three Klang Valley branches can be found in Pavilion KL, The Gardens and The Curve. You can basically find anything (well, almost anyway) related to art supplies. That includes everything from canvas and boards to model and sculpting sets.
Craftmates is an online store specialises in selling varieties of planners, travel notebooks and cute-looking stationeries like washi sticker flakes. They also stocked imported items from Classiky, the Japanese brand of stationery and craft materials. Visit their Shopee platform below to see what’s in the store.
You will be spoilt for choices when you shop at CzipLee. Just imagine their range of writing instruments alone such as multifunction pens, gel pens and textliners have few hundred options to choose from. They also carry recognisable brands like Faber-Castell, Lamy, Moleskine, Parker and Stabilo. You can locate their CzipLee outlet at Jalan Telawi 3 in Bangsar Baru.
If you ever been to Ampang Point, MyTown or IPC, you will likely recognise this red-and-blue Australia-based megastore selling wide ranges of household, textile as well as art & craft materials. But did you know that Spotlight wasn’t originally this big? Back in the early ’70s, they initially started small by operating a family fabric stall at Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market. For art and craft alone, you will find various affordably-priced supplies like paintbrushes, acrylic paints, paper mache and decorative beads.
10) Premier Art
Located at Block A4 in Publika near Solaris Dutamas, Premier Art offers a range of high-quality art products catered for both students and professionals. Looking for a wide range of watercolours and pastels? Check. Charcoals? Markers? Acrylic paints? Double check. If that’s not enough, they even stocked the legendary Winsor & Newton fine art materials as well.
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.