Entering a hobby store is like being a kid again. Walls are
lined with finished projects like handmade kites and novice paintings and
ceilings are filled with model rockets and airplanes. All those projects people
wish they had time to do are right there on the shelves. This is a store for
anyone with an unfulfilled need to create. Within the drum fish bowls
and other containers, shoppers can realize their
These fish bowls range in size from one quart to four
gallons and hold an assortment of accessories. Shoppers will find trees, rocks,
and even small figures for model train displays. Those who have always wanted
to build a dollhouse will see an array of tiny unfinished furniture just waiting
to be customized. These containers even hold tiny parachutes with plastic
adventurers attached, ready to be launched into space in homemade rockets.
Model car and airplane kits are popular with customers young
and old. Children enjoy building these detailed models with their parents and
grandparents. They can use accessories found in traditional acrylic candy containers to customize
their projects. Examples include racing stickers, trimwork, and small
containers of special effects paint. If it is small or even medium-sized, the
accessory is likely to be found in one of these containers.
Tiny diecast cars and fire trucks are the perfect addition
to a scaled village featuring handmade buildings, homes, landscaping, and a
series of vintage railroad cars. Hobbyists select their favorite automobiles from
the containers and add these to the roadways of a tiny town. Some scaled
projects are authentic down to the liquid smoke produced by the locomotive, which
can be found in hobby shop containers.
Aspiring artists find their bliss when they enter a hobby
shop. In the fish bowl containers, they find paint in a rainbow of colors, some
with metallic or shimmering effects. They have their pick of paintbrushes, from
those that make bold strokes to those able to create detail on a tiny figurine.
They will even find sponges, foil, and other ways to create unique effects on
The youngest shoppers will love paint by number kits that
make them feel like Picasso. Plastic containers filled with small puzzles are
also attractive to youngsters. A puzzle is like a secret to be unlocked and the
youngest minds are eager to explore this mystery. Hobby shop owners use durable
fish bowl containers to put these and other projects within easy reach.