Did you know that a handicraft like crochet is a proven stress reliever as well as a positive creative outlet? With the recent resurgence of interest in crafting, more and more people are discovering the versatility of crocheting. No longer viewed as your grandma’s hobby, amateur and professional textile artists continue to explore crochet’s creative possibilities. Luckily, it’s not too difficult for beginners to get started.
Crafter Stephanie Pokorny creates the best Halloween costumes for her kids.
As Halloween creeps closer and closer, you may be looking for creative ways to celebrate the spooky season.
Halloween is just around the corner and, for many, that means it’s time to get creative. If you haven’t already planned your costume, chances are you’re going to need to work some last minute magic if you want to amaze and terrify fellow guests at the next spook-tastic party. Thankfully, Halloween makeup is the perfect way to show off your creativity, but still allows you to save time and money.
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The adult coloring book craze has been around for many years and inspired busy grownups to take a moment and create—without deadlines or expectations. But if you’re an avid colorer who’s looking to change up your creative routine, we have something new to try: a zentangle. Like coloring, zentangle art is easy to do and offers a relaxing way to engage in art-making.
Hands-on projects are a perfect way to get into the holiday spirit.
Drawing is the foundation of so many creative practices, from architects to fashion designers to animators and artists.
Have you ever wanted to make a quilt? If you feel inclined to stitch, there are a couple of great reasons to try. Not only is quilting a fun activity, but it’s a practical one, too. Once you finish stitching one of these blankets, your home will be infinitely cozier and you’ll have an heirloom that you can pass down to the next generation.
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When artist Jackson Pollock passionately tracked paint across canvases in the late 1940s, he catapulted drip painting into history books.