10 Shopping Places every craft lover in Hong Kong Should know title

If you don’t know where to buy craft supplies in Hong Kong, I hope the list below will help you find what you need.
In most of my posts I try to give you shops recommendations, but I have realized it would be great to summarize all these shopping places in one post. So here we are: I have gathered below my top 10 places to buy craft supplies in Hong Kong!

 

1. Sham Shui Po

 

 

This is my number one place for craft supplies shopping. I must say I am a bit obsessed about this place, as going to SSP for a craft lover is a bit like entering the Willy Wonka chocolate factory! This place sells so many different kinds of items: beads, leather, fabric, ribbons, buttons, and all the corresponding DIY accessories & tools … I still manage to discover new stores every time I go there!
So if there is one place you should visit for craft supplies during your stay in Hong Kong, go to Sham Shui Po.
Here are a few DIY posts made from supplies found in SSP with some shops address:

Actually most of the craft supplies used in my posts are coming from there!

2. CN Square

503 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
It is one of the largest stationery store in Hong Kong with 5 floors full of arts and crafts items.
You can find pretty much everything you need there for paper related crafts: from origami paper, any kind of paint, paper, boards, punches and some craft supplies as well.

 

3.  The Artland

3/F, Lockhart Center, 301 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Similar to CN square but with maybe a slightly smaller selection of art supplies: paper, pens, paint, brushes and so on.

 

4. Living Plaza

There are many living plaza shops in Hong Kong. They belong to the brand AEON.
The particularity of these shops is to sell everything at 12HKD (or almost everything – some items are sold at a higher price which is usually indicated in big). These shops used to be known as “Jusco 10$ stores.”
The two shops I know are quite big:

  • 2/F Tai Hing Gardens Phase II, Tuen Mun, New Territories
  • 3/F Chong Hing Square, 601 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon.

You can find the full list of living plaza shops & opening hours here. I am sure you will find one near your place.
I guess the variety of items you can find in these shops depends on the shop’s size.
I have found some great deals there on crochet hooks, paint, yarn, needles, buttons, origami paper…

 

 

 

They have also a large selection of tools & accessories: hammer, pliers, sanding paper…

 

 
You can find also cheap glasses, tableware, jars, home decoration…

 

5. Log On

 

Log on store Tuen Mun Town Plaza

There are also a few shops in Hong Kong. They belong to City Super. This store sells mainly a collection of trendy and fun products that some would consider gadgets but they also have a selection of craft supplies and stationery that is worth a look.
In particular, they have a great selection of washi tape.

Log on store Tuen Mun Town Plaza washi tape

 

They also sell some cotton fat quarters, gift boxes, and fabric stickers from the Korean brand Dailylike which are so cute! I have used some in my DIY square envelope leather pouch.

Log on store Tuen Mun Town Plaza Dailylike fat quarters

 

I have been to these two shops so far:

  • Tuen Mun Town Plaza, Phase 1 Level 2, Shop 2251, Tuen Mun, New Territories
  • Gateway Arcade level 3, Shop 3202, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

You can find the complete list of shops & opening hours here.

6. Popular Bookstore

There is always a nice corner in Popular Bookstores with a good selection of stationery but also some art & craft supplies.
I know these two shops:

  • Tuen Mun Town Plaza, Phase 1 Level 2, Shop 2192, Tuen Mun, New Territories
  • Olympian City 3, UG88, Upper Ground Floor, Kowloon

You can find the complete list of Popular Bookstore shops & opening hours here.

 

7. The Commercial Press

This book and stationery store is located 9 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
They sell many Chinese and English books. At the basement, you will find a selection of stationery, art supplies and creative handicraft products such as beautiful origami paper.
You can find the complete list of shops & opening hours here.

 

8. The Crafties

The crafties is a creative workspace that I have found on the web. I have never been there myself but the experience of the Sassy reporter from this post seems very pleasant.
They propose some interesting workshops such as teddy making, crochet, etc.
And they also have a craft supplies store. I do not know the extent of the selection provided there so feel free to leave your feedback below.
This workspace and retail space is located 1/F Sing Kui Commercial Building, 27 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.

9. Artsman

Flat A, 2/F Kiu Hong Mansion, 3 Tin Lok Lane, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Another stationery and art supplies shop with a selection of DIY craft supplies. I have never been there myself but it is widely recommended on the web. Let me know what you think about it!

10. Your local stationery shop

There are many small stationery shops in Hong Kong. I am sure you will find one of those small shops next to your place. The prices may be more on the higher side but it is always useful if you do not have time to go to other bigger shops. The range of products varies a lot from one shop to another.

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I hope this post helped you finding or discovering nice places to shop for craft supplies in Hong Kong. Of course, if you know other places and you would like to share your tips, please leave me a comment below.

 

  • Jaymie

    Hi! Would you know if any of the stores you recommended had Japanese Paper?

    • Hello, you can find for sure Japanese paper at CN square in Yau Ma Tei and also in the two Living Plaza shops I know (Mong Kok and Tuen Mun). I also bought some from the Commercial Press in Causeway Bay. I hope this helps you find what you need.

  • Thank you for this post! I’m bookmarking it for my October HK trip and I can’t wait to scour the streets of Hong Kong for cute finds!

    I have a question though, I’m more of a Midori Travelers Notebook addict and I prefer any travel, and postal theme related craft and art items, which ones above would I should head straight to?

    Thank you Estelle!

    • I am happy that it is helpful to you Lisa Marie.
      What a coincidence that you are a Midori Travelers Notebook fan, as I am actually currently preparing my next post about making your own travel journal!
      I would definitely recommend CN square and Log On for you as you like travel and postal theme crafts! Enjoy your trip in Hong Kong.

  • AM

    Hi. Do you know where can I find supplies to make artificial flowers in Hong Kong? I am looking to make flowers out of nylon stockings, organza and crepe paper.

  • Bronwen Brendel

    Hello, I am looking for crystal/diamanté strips that can be glued to hard surfaces is there anywhere in particular that I should look? Thanks in advance.

    • Hello, you can go to Mei Tat Hong Clothing Accessories, also known as Kiwi, G/F 219, Yu Chau Street, Sham Shui Po. They have a lot of crystals to be glued, also on strips. I hope this helps.

  • Naina

    Hi,
    Do you know where i can find bare wooden boxes and trays to decorate in Hongkong?
    Thank you.

    • Estelle

      Hi, I have seen some small ones in living plaza stores before. But for big ones, i have no idea sorry.