Everyone is stuck at home, and things are getting boring. Local businesses are boxing up some fun and creativity with take and make kits featuring sweets and treats, food, arts and crafts, and even beauty options!
We need local businesses as much as they need us, so if you are looking for something fun to make at home without doing all of the prep work, consider buying one of these diy take and make kits in Columbus.
Take and Make Kits
Sweets and Treats
DIY donut kit available for pick up. The kit includes a dozen donuts, chocolate and vanilla icing and several kid themed toppings for $20. Call 614-396-6503 to order!
Sugar Rush – Blacklick
They’ll create for you – or give you the supplies to create the sweets yourself! Seems like a good time to have a “Nailed It” competition at home for decorating. Pre-order/prepay and pick up at Sexton’s Pizza; delivery may be available. PM on Facebook to order.
- Cookie, brownie, and cupcake decorating kits
- DIY 3 layer cake kits! It comes with our buttercream icing, cake board, 3 cake layers, piping bag and tips, sprinkles, icing spatula,scraper and step by step instructions!
Chocolate Cafe – Grandview
Cookie decorating kits to go for $25. Kits include a half dozen cookies, 2 bags of frosting and 3 containers of sprinkles. Call (614) 485-2233 to order for pickup.
Regular menu is available for pickup and delivery – lots of adorable spring and Easter chocolates!
Smallcakes Columbus – Gahanna
Smallcakes is offering Cupcake Decorating Boxes. You can choose a 6-cupcake option ($27) and a 12-cupcake option ($45). Each will include unfrosted cupcakes, two of our signature frostings, and three kinds of sprinkles. They also have gluten free options available. Call the shop to order at (614) 532-5185. Regular goodies are available, as well as special flavors of the day. Carryout, curbside pickup, and delivery through doordash and grubhub.
Sassafras Bakery – Worthington
Offering pickup for their amazing menu, they also have an expanded DIY menu. Must order and pre-pay online; they will bring your order to your car, or you can pick up from the pick up window ledge.
DIY MENU: In addition to our frozen ready to fill and bake all butter Pie Crust, and our DIY Cookie Kits, we now have frozen take and bake Buttermilk Biscuits in packages of 6 or 12, and both single serve and family size Chicken Pot Pies. COMING SOON: take & bake Sassafras Scones – both savory and sweet varieties available. If you’re unable to find flour in-store, they also have 5lb bags available on the menu, and may be able to sell other bulk grocery items from their supply.
Tremont Goodie Shop – Upper Arlington
Cookie Kits for the kiddos (or yourself!!) Comes with 6 butter cookies, 3 icing shots, sprinkles, and themed children’s rings if needed. They also have their full bakery line for pickup, including frozen chicken pot pies to bake at home.
They are also selling ingredients so you can skip the store, including eggs, flour, sugar, yeast, chocolate chips, pie crust, peanut butter, toilet paper, and more!
Sadie Baby Sweets – Grandview Heights
Cake pop decorating kits from Sadie Baby Sweets includes 12 total cake balls in chocolate, red velvet and birthday cake. Kit also includes melting chocolate, sprinkles sticks, a cake pops stand and dipping instructions. Online payment and carry out $30. Call (614) 723-9323 to order.
The Fat Girl Bakery – Westerville
Order curbside pickup or delivery from The Fat Girl Bakery. They are offering DIY cookie and cupcake kits so you can bring the fun home! Call for options – (614) 356-0631
Capital City Cakes– Grove City
Fresh cupcake and cookie kits for $15. Please, call ahead 614/277-9338
Dewey’s Pizza Kits – all locations
Make your own pizzas at home using Dewey’s fresh ingredients. Gluten-free pizza crusts are available for take and make too! They even have a YouTube playlist to teach you to toss, top, and bake your pizzas at home. Call your local store to order a kit to go – prices vary based on selection. You can also order any of the regular menu items for pickup.
Caffé DaVinci – Upper Arlington
Make at home pizza kits. Pick up originale or vegetali kit or both for $13.95 each. Also offering fresh, homemade Italian you can make or simply enjoy at home: pasta, sauces, lasagna, pizza, tortellini salad, mozzarella, bread, cannoli & more. They have wine to go too!
Antonio’s Pizzeria – Westerville
Take and make pizza kits for $16.99.
Local Cantina – various locations
Feed your crew make and take taco kits for 4 or 8 people! Beer and wine is available for purchase to go too!
The Kitchen At-Home Meal Kits – Columbus
Pick up a meal kit from The Kitchen. Choose a menu, avoid the grocery store get pre-measured ingredients and easy-to-read recipes. You’ll get a 3 course At-Home Participatory Dining Experiences include ingredients from local partners and purveyors including: Bluescreek Farm, The Butcher & Grocer, Mushroom Harvest, and Vigeo Gardens. Same-day orders must be in by 10am. Curbside Pickup on Friday, Saturday & Sunday between 3-6pm. Local fresh ingredients can hold in your refrigerator for 24-48 hours after pickup.
Arts and Crafts
Love the art of hand lettering? Natterdoodle is offering a variety on online workshops with the project kits sent to you house before the live video party! You’ll receive written instructions to complete you kit, so you don’t have to attend the virtual party. Offerings have included hand lettered coaster kits and wall hangings. Project kit will include everything you need to complete your project (minus standard household supplies like scissors and tape). Note: no hand lettering experience required and you will not learn hand lettering techniques; you will receive templates to use.
See Facebook page for upcoming virtual workshops, and make sure to register in advance to get your kit before the live workshop if you want to follow along. You’ll also find free hand lettered coloring pages to print on the Facebook page!
The pARTy Studio – Worthington
At-Home Art Kits to unleash your Inner Artist for Kids & Adults! Free Porch Delivery within 24-72 hour time frame. Will deliver within a 20-30 mile radius. They can pre-sketch any image onto your canvas. Please browse through the gallery and email firstname.lastname@example.org with specific details of what you would like to paint, or they can also leave the canvas blank! Placeb your order and they will prep your kit and deliver at no additional cost.
Order a DIY To-Go Kit online, pick up at your local workshop’s doorstep and craft at home! All materials and instructions included. Easy and fun for all ages. Options include Sign Kits, Mystery Kit for Kids, and Chunky Blanket Kit. Find your local AR Workshop to order your kit today (Worthington, Pickerington, Grove City).
Canvas Creations for You – Delaware
Lots of fun crafts to do at home. Pickup in Studio in Delaware on Saturday 3/28 from 2-4 pm, or contact about other pickup options. Parking lot drop off available- Just give us a call when you arrive 614-450-CCFY. She’s also taking orders for virus-related shirts, including “Wine with DeWine” and other relevant designs.
- Painting refill kits: 2 sizes available for $10 and $20; you’ll get 2 canvases and paints, but will need your own brushes as they have run out. She will go live a few times a week, so that you can paint along! You can follow live, or replay the video at your convenience. (for updated schedule, follow here: https://www.facebook.com/events/499689840723608/ ) Follow/watch us on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjN7GIHLGqksKa38tQdJdNg. If you have your own supplies (even cardstock to paint on) you are welcome to follow along for free!
- Youth Coloring Shirts: Lots of designs to choose from, including Easter designs. Kids can color, wash, and color again! $20
- 8×8 String art kits from Heartstrings by Laura, LLC featuring several designs or print your own and use the kit $20
Heartstrings By Laura LLC – Canal Winchester
Awesome make at home String Art Kits! MINI 5×5 are pre nailed, and 8×8 and 10×10 are pre nail optional. Prices start at just $10.75! Supplies include stained board, nails, string, instructions, and sawtooth hanger. Many design and string colors available. Pickup or shipping available.
In Home Creations Craft Kits – Franklinton
Wood signs are $15 each and come with your choice of vinyl stencil. To order send her a Direct Message on Facebook or IG. You can pay via Venmo, PayPal or Cash App. Kits are ready for curbside pickup in Franklinton 24 hrs after your order is made.
- FROZEN 2 “Into the Unknown” & “Do the next right thing”
- SPIDER-MAN INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE “It’s a leap of faith” & “With great power comes great responsibility”
- LION KING “Remember who you are” & “look beyond what you see”
- OTHER CHOICES “wash your hands ya filthy animal” & “Faith > Fear
Pottery to Go with Clay Street Ceramics – Westgate
Pick your ceramics curbside, paint them at home, and drop them back at the studio to be fired. You can pick them up within a week! Lots of cute options, including limited Easter items. Kits include your choice of items and paint colors of choice. Call or text Terri at 614-657-2255 for pictures and prices.
Health and Beauty
Need a facial but the spas are closed? Oasis Face Bar is now offering facials boxes sent directly to your home! Each box comes with their very own product samples, and instructions on how to use. Each box is supplied with enough product for 2 at home facials and includes jade roller/gua sha stone. Pre-Order now. Each Box is $25, plus $5 shipping. All proceeds will go directly to the Estheticians!
- Enlighten: to address uneven skin tone and brightness. Includes Pumpkin Enzyme.
- Clear: to address acne prone skin. Includes “at-home” peel.
- Soothe: to address sensitive, reactive skin types. Includes CBD cream.
- Shorty: for kids and teens! Includes products samples, and a lip gloss
- Gent: to address the special needs of men’s skin. Includes Aftershave balm
Note: It’s a tough time for small businesses, so they may need to change or end their offerings at any time. Please double check using the links provided or by called the businesses to verify before you order.
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