***GUEST ARTICLE BY: TINA MARTIN Photo via Pexels At CraftingGlow, we know that engaging in a craft hobby can be a great source of enjoyment and relaxation. For many people, the idea of turning that hobby into a business is also appealing. What could be better than converting a passion into a potential career? If… Continue reading Crafting Your Way to Success: How to Turn a Hobby into a Business
Distraction from Chores: My Current Entertainment (Books & Shows)
If you are hand-making a lot of items, doing tons of laundry, or cleaning all the rooms this season, chances are you are diverting your “bored to tears” mind with media. That’s how I keep a good-ish attitude with my never ending list of to-do’s. You will probably take notice from my list that I… Continue reading Distraction from Chores: My Current Entertainment (Books & Shows)
If You Want to Destroy My Sweater…
If you recognized that as a Weezer song good for you! It's one of my favorites. Maybe because of the subject matter but most of all because it's fun to sing. Why am I repairing this sweater when I have too many already? Well because it's one of my favorites. I love a good hoodie… Continue reading If You Want to Destroy My Sweater…
Quick Repairs During TV Time
Well my craft time has been uber limited lately unless you consider organizing and de-cluttering a craft project. I do in many ways but I prefer other creative activities. I need more space and less stuff so I keep at it! This was a clothing item that is too small for my daughter but she… Continue reading Quick Repairs During TV Time
Letting Go to Move Forward
CraftingGlow inspires people to grow artistically and develop problem-solving skills with creative stories about rising to the occasion, and living the best life possible, in spite of challenges life throws our way. Reach out to find out more! email@example.com **Guest Article by Tina at http://www.ideaspired.com** When it comes to improving your personal life, it can sometimes be… Continue reading Letting Go to Move Forward
Green Screen Tiktok Video – Jeans Fail to Jeans Win
I used my jeans hemming project as an excuse to try out green screen video on video. Woohoo! I finally broke 1,000 views on Tiktok, which may not be much but it’s new for me! Anyway I wanted an excuse to practice some green screen effects because I just found out Inshot has this feature.… Continue reading Green Screen Tiktok Video – Jeans Fail to Jeans Win
DIY-ing a “Broken” Ring & Designing a Custom Ring
Buying a Beautiful Ring & Breaking It The original ring compared to the setting with the corundum ruby. The setting after the stone fell out, and a picture of the "ruby" ring in the light. I bought a beautiful sterling silver ring from a store online because I am absolutely in love with green amethysts,… Continue reading DIY-ing a “Broken” Ring & Designing a Custom Ring
Dyeing Sundresses Ombre – For My Flower Girl & Jr. Bridesmaid!
This is the story about how I ended up dyeing cotton-blend dresses in an ombre style for our wedding. Last summer Billy and I got married on the beach in a very small ceremony. We hadn't been sure what the wedding turnout would look like when we were planning our wedding in the midst of… Continue reading Dyeing Sundresses Ombre – For My Flower Girl & Jr. Bridesmaid!
Prepare To Sell At A Craft Show With This Detailed Guide
Photo via Pexels For creators of all types, craft shows and conventions offer a fun way to attract new clients, make connections with other artists, and earn some money. There’s quite a bit of work that goes into becoming a vendor, however, so you’ll want to start planning for your table or booth months in… Continue reading Prepare To Sell At A Craft Show With This Detailed Guide
Do you Knit, Crochet, or Do All The Things?
I can't remember if I started crocheting or knitting on a loom first. I started my kids with loom knitting because they are still able to make a useable item even if they can't get the tension right. With the loom it's really hard to do stitches wrong so the kids are usually happy with… Continue reading Do you Knit, Crochet, or Do All The Things?
Easy Dollar Tree Hand-Sewing Craft for Kids “Hanging Doormouse Cat Toy”
My daughter found this book at the local library and instantly thought to make the Hanging "Doormouse" project for her best friend who is a fellow cat-lover. *Sewing involves pointy objects so sew at your own risk and make sure you discuss safety with your proteges (young ones).* As a parent I really enjoyed this… Continue reading Easy Dollar Tree Hand-Sewing Craft for Kids “Hanging Doormouse Cat Toy”
How to Follow your Dreams when you Feel Stuck
Am I a great artist? Not on your life! The biggest compliment I've ever received on something art related is that I am a champ at pictionary! You need a slap-dash drawing of some recognizable object in 30 seconds? Well I'm your gal! Have you ever felt like you don't have the skills to take… Continue reading How to Follow your Dreams when you Feel Stuck
Greenery for Houseplant Killers & My Favorite “Houseplant” Ever!
Do you know every year I say I am going to get a Christmas cactus and every year I fail to do so! If you aren't familiar with Christmas cactuses is, this is probably what you are thinking... Nope I'm not talking about a cartoon cactus in a Santa hat! These are Christmas cactuses, named… Continue reading Greenery for Houseplant Killers & My Favorite “Houseplant” Ever!
Big Magic for Creators, Efficient Personal Development, & Last Minute Digital Gifts for Book Lovers
If you have ever struggled with finding inspiration, or keeping, it this book will change your life! I don't like to make promises because people are different, and it's hard to please everyone, but I feel like all creatives can benefit from the wisdom in this book. Whether you actually read it, or listen... (Digital… Continue reading Big Magic for Creators, Efficient Personal Development, & Last Minute Digital Gifts for Book Lovers
Save Money and Make a DIY Disney Christmas Tree
My Disney ornaments made from toys make me smile❤ Not gonna lie, putting up my Christmas tree was pretty painful this year. Not only are we having the 1st holiday since mom passed, she was also the one who made my Disney Christmas tree happen. How did I come up with the idea to use… Continue reading Save Money and Make a DIY Disney Christmas Tree