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Where do You Buy Craft Supplies in Sydney?

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by Pauline (subscribe)
Published May 19th 2013
Perhaps I've not discovered them all but there seems to be limited art and craft physical shops around Sydney. Although there are endless options of buying supplies online, sometimes it is better to examine the items before purchasing them especially those that cost more. As an amateur art and craft hobbyist, I'm often on the lookout for affordable craft supplies stores around Sydney.

These are some of the stores I've come across:

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Paper embossing heat gun

Embossing template, cuttlebug, embossing powder
Embossing template

1. Riot Art & Craft
Riot Art & Craft offers a huge range of craft supplies for wood craft, candle making, scrapbooking, beading and sewing. You can find specific tools for certain types of crafts here such as embossing heat gun which is used for paper embossing in handmade card or scrapbook. There are also different embossing templates by popular brand - Cuttlebug at discounted price (selected items).
Where: Various locations
Website: Riot Art & Craft

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Washi Tape, ribbons and ribbon roses

2. Daiso Japan
Most of the products here are made in Japan. Everything in this store regardless big or small, is priced only at $2.80 per item. Although Daiso Japan is not specialized in carrying art & craft supplies, it is still a great option to shop for accessories for craft work such as felt, ribbons, origami paper, coloured wrapping paper, and Japanese washi tapes.
Where: Various locations
Website: Daiso Japan

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Clear stamps in different designs / theme

3. Eckersley's Art & Craft
With Eckersley's, you can either walk-in to its shops in various locations or buy online. Albeit the price here is slightly more expensive, it offers quality products from well-known brands like Jasart and Kaisercraft. There are a variety of craft supplies here especially stamping and specialty paper.
Where: Various locations
Website: Eckersley's Store

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Stamping pad

4. Dollar King
The art and stationery section at Dollar King offers some decent craft supplies if you are looking for something thrifty such as popsicle sticks, glittery powder / glue, foam, and many more. For a dollar or two, you can also get a decent stamping ink pad in various colours.
Where: Various locations
Website: Dollar King Store

Have you come across any other craft stores in Sydney? Do share here with readers who are also craft enthusiasts.
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by SupahAnnie (score: 1|93) 3544 days ago
Have you tried Alice in Paperland in Rydalmere? There's 450sq/m of scrapbooking, cardmaking and invitation supplies. They also have oodles of embellishments and ribbons. It's a one stop shop and the prices are excellent as it's a factory outlet.
by panze (score: 0|3) 3129 days ago
Tek's in Randwick is cheap and has a reasonable range of stuff
by nicol (score: 0|3) 3544 days ago
Online from
by mbarr (score: 0|2) 2983 days ago
Nowra on the south coast and Mogo south coast have the two best scrapbooking shops I have ever been in its a long way to go but well worth it, they had stuff i have never seen before Nowra has lots of wonderfull papers and Mogo was combined art and scrapbooking lots of lovely stamps ! so if your ever on a trip down south look up both and take your money with you as your going to be spending a bit lol
by jdkwa (score: 0|2) 3131 days ago
you can also add from where you can find all kinds of art supplies at wholesale price.
by artsu (score: 0|4) 3140 days ago
Does anyone in Sydney know where I could purchase ETCHING PASTE?
by sybie (score: 0|2) 3441 days ago
reverse garbage Marrickville
by roger (score: 0|2) 3492 days ago
craftsonline or consultants for Kaszazz.also at discount bargain shops and craft fairs.
by denis37 (score: 0|7) 3537 days ago
Basement bookshop aththe tunnel of railway square...lots of good stuffs!
by zoeco (score: 0|2) 3539 days ago
Try Aldax craft
by annem (score: 0|4) 2230 days ago

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