Hobbies can be lifesavers. They relieve stress, provide a creative outlet and offer a sense of satisfaction. Whatever your reason for enjoying your favorite pastime, you’ll find all the supplies you need at Chestnut Hill hobby shops this October. Check out our top picks for 2015:
- Reynolds’ Advanced Materials
- Eureka Puzzles and Games
Reynolds Advanced Materials offers sculpting materials, casting supplies and other related products. The shop caters to hobbyists and professionals alike, and is known for its employees’ in-depth knowledge of the products sold there. Reynolds’ employees have been known to walk customers through complex processes, even when manufacturers’ reps have been unable to help.
45 Electric Avenue
Brighton MA 02135
Michaels is the go-to source for craft supplies in Chestnut Hill. Whether you’re planning on making a wreath to greet guests this October, preparing for a late-fall wedding, gathering supplies for scrapbooking or shopping for arts and crafts items, the store has what you need at reasonable prices. Known for its seasonal items, Michaels is also the perfect place to purchase decorative items for Halloween 2015.
201 Needham Street
Newton MA 02464
There’s no excuse not to exercise your brain if you live or work anywhere near Eureka Puzzles and Games. The Chestnut Hill shop stocks a mind-boggling array of puzzles and retro board games. From the obscure to the popular, Eureka offers everything from oddball card games and inventive brainteasers to your favorite childhood board game. Wooden, cube, jigsaw and light puzzles are perfect for whiling away rainy October days, while the coolest chess sets or the latest novelty games of 2015 make amazing gifts. Customers even receive a discount for figuring out the puzzle posted in the window, and staff members are as fun and friendly as you might expect.
1349 Beacon Street
Brookline MA 02446
From silicone rubber to retro games, Chestnut Hill shops offer the supplies you need for your favorite hobby. Whether you’re taking up a new pastime in 2015 or keeping up with a lifelong interest, keep it local this October at area hobby stores.