This blog will list our 8 best diamond art painting kits for beginners. Our personal favorite is Smart Dog – 5D DIY Diamond Painting Kit but there’s a lot to choose from.
We’ll begin with our top picks for beginner diamond art kits and then lead onto a more detailed list 🙂
A kit that is perfect for beginners. It depicts a very cute and characterful image of a dog.
Sized at 12×12 inches, it is an optimum size for a beginner. Big enough to get some practice in. But equally small enough for beginners to complete in a reasonable amount of time.
The kit includes a mix of small and large diamonds which is handy for a beginner. The larger diamonds are easier to position and makes the process a little quicker. The contrast between the size of the diamonds also creates a cool effect.
This art kit allows budding artists to create a beautiful beach scene. Once complete, the end result will depict the ocean waves lapping around a starfish on the seashore. If it’s relaxation you’re looking for this finished piece really delivers.Â
The kit comes complete with all the diamonds you will need. Plus, pens, diamond adhesive, a diamond tray, and of course the all-important canvas.
It is 12 x 15 inches which gives beginners a chance to find their groove and practice their technique.
This diamond art kit is a festive treat!
Perfect for beginners looking to decorate their homes for the holidays. Or, as a Christmas gift idea for a craft lover.
The pack contains four, 7.9 x 7.9-inch canvases all with different festive images.
They are smaller in size compared to some kits but this isn’t a bad thing. The smaller canvas size and less time it takes to complete makes them very suitable for beginners.Â
Again, diamonds, tray, pen, and adhesive are all included.
The magical Mickey Mouse diamond painting kit is a real eye-catcher.
Once complete, it would look great on a child’s bedroom wall or hung in a playroom.
It is quite an ambitious piece, but if you are a beginner looking for a challenge this could be for you.
With all the standard tools included plus a pair of handy tweezers, it is very reasonably priced compared to other kits out there.
A kit that offers some challenges for beginners due to the colors and shading in the image.
Once complete the painting will depict a glorious sunset scene. So, if you intend on displaying your final piece in your home, then this one guarantees a calming yet vibrant effect. A piece to enhance any bedroom, bathroom, or living area.
Plus, with 5 essential accessories, beginners will have everything they need.
Colorful and cute are two words that immediately spring to mind when you look at this diamond painting.
It’s lighthearted and would add fun to any home it is displayed in.Â
The painting is full of color. And, this means beginners will be kept on their toes as they concentrate on the coded canvas.
The manufacturers claim that the adhesive canvas is long-lasting. This is great news if you plan to display your art in your home for years to come.
Time for something more challenging! A colorful and striking lion painting kit.
Due to the multiple colors, shades, and detail of this piece, painters will need a keen eye. They will need to check carefully the symbols displayed on the canvas but also be good at distinguishing different shades of color.
There is no reason why beginners wouldn’t be able to complete this kit. The diamond painting technique is always the same. But, this kit will need a lot of extra concentration compared to others in the list.
We are going to end our list with something with a diamond art toolset. It contains the essential equipment you’ll need to get started and more. However, do be aware that the set does not include diamonds or a canvas. These must be bought separately.Â
Starting a new hobby or craft always requires a small investment at the start to ensure you have all the equipment you need. This reasonably priced set contains 37 pieces essential for a beginner.
The lightboard with adjustable light intensity will help to avoid strain on the eyes. And, it means you can continue crafting even in dim light. The lightboard stand is also adjustable meaning that you can find a comfortable seating position while you craft.
The kit also contains diamond trays and a storage box to keep your diamonds safe and organized.
And finally, the diamond pens, tweezers, and roller, mean you will have all the necessary tools to position the diamonds accurately and fix them in place.
The canvas is perfectly sized for a beginner. Not too large that it takes too long to complete. But not too small either, meaning beginners will have a chance to practice and hone their skills. Another great feature is that the diamonds vary in size. As well as looking great it helps beginners to speed along the process, plus the larger diamonds are easier to work with.
We like the Christmas kit. It’s a super festive gift idea for crafters who are just starting out in the world of diamond art. Plus, the finished pieces will double up as lovely Christmas decorations for years to come.Â
It has to be the lion painting kit. The colors are so vibrant and once complete it will look striking in any home. Well worth the added challenge we think.
We hope this list has offered you some insight into the types of kits out there for beginners. Starting out as a diamond painter can take a little practice and some patience. But stick with it because like with many other craft activities the benefits to your mental wellbeing are abundant.
Before we end, we would like to mention that the kits we have listed in this blog are more suited to adults or older children. However, if you are looking for diamond art painting kit suitable for younger children, please visit our blog on the 10 Best Diamond Painting Kits for Kids.