Make your own arts and crafts
Try creating the perfect string of beads to match your new outfit, or design a new vase to hold those summertime blooms the rain will surely bring. There are plenty of spots in and around Boston sure to get your creative juices flowing. Beadworks, with locations in Boston and Cambridge, offers thousands of unique and colorful beads, as well as jewelry already made. Or head to Made by Me in between Harvard and Porter squares to pick out and paint your own vases, cups, plates, and more.
At left, The Clayroom in Brookline.