You’re busy. I get it. But you have this bug of creativity that keeps biting you, and day after day you regret not being able to satisfy it. So do it. Make the time and the space, and add art (back) to your life. Here are some ideas to get you there, from the author of Daily Painting.
I knit everywhere ... waiting for the car to get its tires changed, at school events, at restaurants, at the doctor’s office, at the airport, you name a location and I’ve probably knitted there! When I knit I am peaceful: it is quieting, almost instant meditation for me. I think more constructively, concentrate better, and converse more fluently when I knit. In fact, my knitting is next to me while I write this!
This first tip will change the way you photograph your family: save yourself from having hundreds of holiday photos to sort through by first identifying what the storytelling elements are and then shooting for those.
So easy, so fun ... this case will put a smile on your face every time you use your phone! From Adventure Time Crafts, flippin' adorable stuff to make from the land of Ooo: projects for plush toys, chic jewelry, crafty home decor & stylish fashions straight from the Candy Kingdom.
Maybe you've bought one of those super-thick sketchbooks home from the store and then been too intimidated by all those blank pages to open it. I’ve got more of them than I care to admit! Making your own sketchbook means you can control the size, the type of paper, and how many pages your sketchbook will have.
You could call Clara Parkes a Yarn Whisperer. Whether you're new to knitting or you're a seasoned knitter, you'll find the step-by-step instructions and gorgeous patterns you're looking for in The Knitter’s Book of Socks. With Clara's help, you’ll be boot-ready in plenty of time for fall!
Drawing with pencils isn't just for fine artists and elementary school kiddos. It's an easy, colorful way to unleash your creativity! Think of it as “drawing a painting in color." The first step is to choose the right materials for you - here's how.
A terrarium is a luscious, unique way to display nature in your home. Horticulturist Tovah Martin shares her step-by-step technique for making a moss terrarium - so easy and fun, and the result is a real conversation piece.
My friend Kimberly grew up in a family that grew or raised everything they ate. Through her store, she tries to give urbanites a chance to revel in nature—and her own two young children a feel for how their grandparents lived. To that end, she taught a class on making a tire planter—something she remembers seeing all over front yards in the 70s.
Tie-dye has grown up and resurfaced as one of today’s most inspired looks. From runway collections to celebrity style, the modern twist on tie-dye is more sophisticated, but making it is still as much fun as ever. We have an easy summer tie-dye project for you: the Crystalline Scarf. Gorgeous!