10+ Best Craft Blogs for Tutorials, Tips, and Daily Inspiration

Best Craft Blogs

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A good craft blog can provide endless inspiration and guidance. Whether you love embroidery, quilting, making paper flowers, or simply sprucing up your home with some good DIY projects, there is something for everyone. Many good crafting blogs also incorporate lifestyle tips, while others provide comprehensive tutorials focused on one particular craft.

Of course, Pinterest is a great source of inspiration, but the best craft blogs are a fundamental resource to help you elevate your work. Elevate your crafting to the next level by getting new project ideas or find a new favorite craft by seeing what's out there.  Take a look at our curated list of the 10 best DIY and craft blogs for daily inspiration and endless knowledge.

Best Craft BlogsA Beautiful Mess – Sisters Elsie and Emma run this hugely successful blog, which includes tons of craft projects, from jewelry and fashion to decor and DIY skincare. There are also tons of yummy recipes to help you live a well-rounded, crafty lifestyle.

Damask Love – Creator Amber Kemp-Gerstel is one busy woman. Not only was she a contestant on NBC's Making It, but she currently also hosts a family crafting show on Disney+. Between all that, she still has time to fill her blog with incredible projects that lean heavily toward paper crafts and fabric-based creations. As a plus, she often provides free printables to her readers.

Heart Handmade – This site features tons of DIY tutorials in areas like lettering, crochet, and papercraft. You'll also find decorating tips to spruce up your home or office.

Best Craft BlogsHello Hydrangea  – Lindsey Campbell's brand and blog is all about weaving. She runs online courses and even has a book, Welcome to Weaving, the Modern Guide. Hello Hydrangea's blog is a fantastic resource for tips on how to improve your weaving techniques. And if you want to get in touch with other weavers, there's a dedicated Facebook group with over 10,000 members.

Honestly WTF  – This lifestyle blog has a great DIY section with tutorials on everything from latch hook wall hangings to embroidered straw bags. Always fashionable and current, the projects are also quite detailed and easy to follow.

Lia Griffith – This personal blog has turned into an oasis for crafters looking to create anything from clay bowls to a woven leather tote to a play tent for your children. Projects are divided up both by occasion and type of craft and there's an opportunity to become a member for access to even more goodies.

Paper & Stitch – Broken up into useful categories like Weekend Projects, Paper Goods, and Holidays, there is tons to explore on Paper & Stitch. The site also has an extensive section about interior design, broken down by style, color, interest, and room.

Best Craft BlogsP.S. – I Made This – Created by Erica Domesek, this site is designed to “inspire and empower people around the globe to cultivate their inner-creativity and embrace the ever-growing do-it-yourself (DIY) way of life.” Launched in 2009, there are hundreds of projects with step-by-step instructions to browse through.

Purl – This New York City needle crafting store has a great section for projects on its website. If you are into knitting, crocheting, felting, or any form of needlework, you'll find endless inspiration in their easy to follow “create” section.

The Merrythought – If you like to craft on a budget, this blog is for you. Since 2013, Caitlin and Manda have been sharing how they can use natural and affordable items to create stunning DIY items. Projects vary from self-care items to way to spruce up your home.

The Spruce Crafts  – Broken into sections like needlecrafts, papercrafts, DIY, and beadwork, this site is a wonderful resource for both novice and advanced crafters. Newbies will enjoy articles like 15 Stitches Every Embroiderer Should Know, while more experienced readers will appreciate all the free patterns and project advice.

 

This article has been edited and updated.

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.

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