October 17, 2018

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

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.

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October 12, 2018

Photographers Spend 48 Hours Creating the Ultimate Instant Camera

What do you get when you combine instant photos with a high-performance camera? This is what photographer Isaac Blankensmith was trying to answer when he spent two days Frankensteining together something he calls the Hasselblad-Instax. Along with fellow photographer Eddie Cohen, Blankensmith merged a Hasselblad 500C/M and a FujiFilm Instax 9 to create a magical hybrid.

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September 25, 2018

Create Your Own Bouquets on Paper by Learning How to Draw a Rose

When you think of love, one of the first things you think of are probably roses. As one of the world’s most popular blooms, they’ve proven themselves to be an enduring symbol of romance throughout time. Just as writers speak of their beauty, artists like to draw their delicate petals. This particular bloom is a challenge even for the most seasoned drawer.

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September 9, 2018

What Is Needlepoint? Learn the Basics to Begin the Craft

A post shared by Annemieke (@___annemieke___) on Aug 21, 2018 at 2:38am PDT Sometimes referred to as canvas work, needlepoint is a type of embroidery that dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Traditionally done by stitching wool yarn through a stiff even weave canvas, the craft these days uses different types of thread—from silk and cotton yarns to ribbons and metallic cords—to create different textures.

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