By Michelle Ventress

No matter if you’re an artistic person with a passion for creating or someone that is testing the crafting waters, the Sacramento area offers a surplus of crafting stores where you’re sure to find just what you need for that next project. We’ve included some of our favorites from a variety of crafting styles for you to peruse.

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The Soap Salon
3716 30th St.
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 376-7390
Hours: Monday through Thursday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m, Friday 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-2
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Sure, we use soap to keep our bodies squeaky clean, but have you ever wondered about the process to make soap? The Soap Saloon carries soap making supplies and molds and they promise that after making your own, you’ll never go back to commercial soap again. In addition to soap and supplies, check out their bath and skin care products.

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Beverly’s Unique Scrapbooking
5964 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 391-7929

Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. -7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m-6 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
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If you scrapbook or make cards or just like pretty paper, Beverly’s Unique Scrapbooking is sure to make your heart race. Touted as the largest scrapbooking store in Sacramento, be prepared to find something you’ll love almost immediately upon entering. If you take a class, you’ll receive discounts on product and they generally have coupons on their website.

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8741 Elk Grove Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95624
(916) 714-7719
Hours: Sunday 12p.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10:30 a.m. -6 p.m., Wednesday
10:30a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Monday.
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Homemade presents are oftentimes the best. Take advantage of the free classes offered at Knitique to learn some new knitting skills to put to good use for the holiday season. Located east of Highway 99 on Elk Grove Blvd, this knitting store is definitely worth the trip. Take your pick from their yarn selection and sign up for a class while you’re there.

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The Bead Shoppe
2030 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. -6 p.m., Sunday 11a.m.-5p.m.
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The Bead Shoppe is an excellent choice for those who love to craft with beads. Whatever you plan to make, The Bead Shoppe will have all the necessary tools and more beads than you could hope for. In addition to their brick and mortar store, you can also make purchases, get ideas, and sign up for classes on their website. It just doesn’t get much more convenient than that.

Michelle Ventress is a freelance editor and writer in the Sacramento area where she lives with her husband and two dogs. When not writing, Michelle enjoys traveling, gardening and volunteering.