Craft Fun

OK… I might be overdoing it with the soapmaking information, but I just got off the phone with a guy who has a great soapmaking resource that I’ve been reviewing. I’m about half way through it, and so far the information has been excellent. And, he’s the guy I’ll be interviewing some time this weekend […]

Over the past few weeks, I’ve become obsessed with making soap. There are just so many creative things you can do with soaps – from the design, to the colors, to the shapes, and the scents – that soapmaking seems like such a great craft to get involved in. And, I can tell you that […]

Just so you don’t think I’m all work and no play, here’s a web page where you can find some great Halloween crafts and activities. It’s that time of year, and kids love Halloween almost as much as birthday’s and Christmas (or Hanukah). The picture to the right is a Big Papi (David Ortiz) jack-o-lantern. […]

I found this great craft video on YouTube. It’s not really related to a craft business, but I thought it was a great way for a craft business to showcase their skills – provide some free training on a simple craft on their website. When you give back to the community, people start to visit […]

I just stumbled across this site that offers free plans for some very unique projects. Here are some of the free plans featured on the site: Cloth Envelope Curved Photo Stand Curvy Stripe Disk Wallet Eye Pillow Magnetic Sculpture Monitor Shelf Mobile Wall Clock Bulletin Board All of these plans are free, and just visiting […]

Craftster.org, one of the largest crafting forums on the Internet (if not the largest), is having a Craft Challenge themed around Halloween. Called the “Zombies & Robots & Bears…Oh My!” Challenge, the contest asks you to “craft up a butt-kickin’ zombie, robot or bear themed craft in any medium you want.” Submissions are due October […]

I came across this movie trailer for a documentary about people making a living on the craft show circuit – basically travelling around and selling their crafts. This is one option for people who want to make a living with their crafting, and can be a very exciting way to live (especially if you don’t […]