Looking for that ball of yarn or that new canvas for the kids? We bring you a list of 28 local art and craft supply stores in Bangalore.
Getting kids involved with art and craft supplies is a fabulous way to keep them creatively engaged! Whether you’re an artsy parent or blessed with a craft-inclined child, here are some great stores in your vicinity selling art and craft supplies, compiled just for you.
28 fantastic shops in Bangalore that stock art and craft supplies
1. Reliance Stationery Mart, Commercial Street
Just perfectly reliable to source your oil colours, watercolours, varnishes, brushes, drawing sets, and whatever else that falls under the purview of craft, painting and drawing from here.
2. Our Own Store, Commercial Street
Located in a blink-and-miss spot among the chock-a-bloc of stores, this is a treasure trove of art supplies and craft materials. You’re sure to find everything you might need.
3. Surya Emporium, Commercial Street
If crocheting, knitting, stitching, sewing or embroidery is your hobby, head out here to find a wide-range of threads and yarns to suit your creative taste.
4. Ravi’s Craft Shop, Commercial Street
This one has a great collection of beads, ribbons, fabrics that would be perfect adornments if you love to design your own clothes or make jewellery.
5. Bhaskar Art Center, Avenue Road
Nestled within the Chitrakala Parishath campus, this center is truly a delight for an artist. With all kinds of materials at a discounted price, this store is fairly popular among the art-crazed people.
6. Mahendra Novelties, Avenue Road
Get your creative thirst quenched here with materials for crafty ventures like flower making or marriage packaging trays or even Tanjore paintings.
7. Prakash Fancy Stores, Avenue Road
They stock beads, threads, plastic wires, and the plethora of knick-knacks that fall under the category of novelty and fancy items.
8. Bhaskar and Bhaskar, Avenue Road
In business for more than 3 decades now, they stock everything related to art, from materials to brushes to paper to drawing material to drawing Egpyts Engineering.
9. Ramdev Fancy Store, Avenue Road
Colourful beads for handmade jewellery or lovely decorative buttons for your suits, laces, ribbons, and so much more stocked in this unassuming store!
10. Devi & Co, Shivaji Nagar
From quilling strips to parchment kits to stencil variety to paints and Tanjore painting kits, what’s not to love here!
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11. Orion Paper Mart, Shivaji Nagar
Embrossers, craft punches, canvases and a huge variety of stationery material, one can go crazy picking and choosing their craft supplies or stationery.
12. Batchu Art & Stationery, Shivaji Nagar
If you’re a master creator with paper, you’d love this store that’s filled with ribbons, papers and quilling materials.
13. Sri Pydal Novelty, Shivaji Nagar
Work with those frilly, glittery, colourful laces or patchwork for pretty dresses? Head to this store at Shivaji Nagar. They are wholesalers and retailers of a variety of lace materials.
14. Itsy Bitsy, Multiple Locations
Anyone who has even a little interest in art n craft could not have missed coming across this very popular store for all art and craft needs. Look, they have so many branches in Bangalore!
15. Paper Trail Crafts: Only Deals with Scrap Books, Bannerghatta
What’s with scrapbooks and collectors? Ask a passionate collector of photos or memorabilia and you’d know. This is a place after their heart!
16. New Rajasthan Fancy Stores, New Thippasandra
Perfect for making those colourful ethnic pieces of jewellery. They have an array of pretty beads, embroidery threads, stones, and other glitter materials.
17. Bombay Embroidery Stores, Bommanahalli
Get the perfect yarn for that embroidery piece of work you have in mind.
18. Sanbeads, C V Raman Nagar
If you’re into making beaded jewellery or work with exclusive beads, this is the place to find some lovely ones. (Visit their Facebook page to place an order.)
19. Sri Balaji Novelty Stores, New Thippasandra
Sometimes we forget to check out the local fancy stores that usually stocks all the art supplies we might need. This one is among them. Do check it out.
20. New India Hobby Centre, Ulsoor
It’s truly a mecca for people who take their hobby of creating wonders seriously. From craft supplies for school projects to DIY robotic kits, you have it all here.
21. Skillsupplies.com, Kundalahalli and online
The sheer variety of art supplies they stock would delight any craft lover and with an online presence, they are easy to become favourite haunts.
22. The Bead Studio, Koramangala
A place to purchase high-quality, designer beads, beaded jewellery or attend jewellery workshops.
23. Bherav Creations, Cubbonpet
They are wholesale dealers in a wide-range of art supply materials ranging from parchment craft material to quilling and embroidery material, and more.
24. Candle Craft World, Basaveshwara Nagar
For those who love to make their own fancy or perfumed candles, this is a great place for variety. They also conduct candle making classes and stock other art supplies.
25. Mint Fabrics, Anand Nagar
As the name suggests, these are dealers in silk yarn and some exquisite silk fabrics.
26. Bharath Fancy Stores, Kumbarpet
Get some lovely tassels or embroidery threads, paper quilling or decorative beads and even some hotfix rhinestones here for your cherished fabrics.
27. Templetree Paper
Get decorative, handmade and exclusive paper here. They also stock some lovely handcrafted paper products.
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28. MK Fancy Store, Jayanagar
Your regular store, this stocks a huge variety of art supplies from beads, embroidery laces, semi-precious stones, paper and craft varieties, and lots more.
Special thanks to our readers and contributors for all their valuable input on this article! Warm gratitude to George Supreeth, Archana Gupta, Aparna Vinod, Nivedita Rajan, Ryan Chadha, Sonali Bagai, Hetal Bhalani and Samihah Rahiman.