50 Best Craft Blogs
These DIY blogs are some of our absolute favorites!
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These are the best craft blogs according to us! These bloggers have some of the most popular projects on FaveCrafts and some of our sister sites, such as DIYIdeaCenter and AllFreeCrochet. We wanted to give a little shoutout to the designers we love!
The bloggers featured here are our favorites for a variety of reasons. Some of them share projects with us on the regular, and others have created crafts that have been popular with our audience for years. They've all created some special project, pattern, or design that our readers adore.
This list is in alphabetical order! Check out their blogs and let us know in the comments who your favorite crafters are. Who gets you inspired?
30 Minute Crafts
A Beautiful Mess
A Crafty Mix
A Crafty Mix is all about getting those creative juices flowing and making something new and unusual with things you have at home. You’ll find everything from handmade crafts to quirky upcycles and recycles on the blog, including plastic cup fairy bridges, lunchbox caravans, broomstick trees and Unicorn Spit in the loo.
A Little Craft in Your Day
A Little Craft In Your Day was born as a creative outlet and platform where creative individuals could go not only for inspiration but to also learn new techniques. To this day they still focus on the next generation, and so on their site you will see a lot of content that was produced with that in mind. You’ll see lots of content for beginner Cricuters and beginner sewing projects. You’ll also see lots of bright colors because they make these bloggers happy and hope they make you smile too!
Apple Green Cottage
Damjana is the owner and designer at Applegreen Cottage. She creates easy-to-understand sewing tutorials and patterns anyone can use, helping you learn to sew while having fun! She's a happy mom to 2 little treasures, a 6-year-old boy and a toddler girl, and partner to an amazing man who supports her in every step of her creative journey that's turned into a successful small business. And who always helps when she crashes the website! She also runs a mini pattern shop.
burlap+blue is a regularly updated, authentic site featuring engaging, affordable and doable DIY, crafts, home decor, free printables and more. Their goal is to inspire you with real life, uplifting content to make you more creative and to make your life and home brighter.
On Craftideas.info you will find over 1400 free craft projects for all seasons and major holidays or celebrations of the year. You will also find free printables, craft templates and over one hundred separate step-by-step picture tutorials to accompany the projects when it is necessary. Whether you would like to make a few decorations for the home, craft a gift for a friend, create a special card to send birthday wishes or even find projects to make with the kids, here you will find plenty of ideas to keep you busy and creative throughout the whole year.
Crochet 365 Knit Too
Cheryl is a crochet blogger, designer and occasional knitter. If it’s creative, she's probably tried it. But her most favorite thing to do is to crochet. Her guilty pleasure on days off from her 8-5 job is to start the day relaxing in her favorite chair, in PJs with a cup of coffee and look at crochet and knit lovelies on Pinterest.In the evenings, you’ll find her back in her favorite chair surrounded by yarn and crochet hooks. Cheryl finds crocheting relaxing. It soothes her soul and feeds her creative spirit. She loves to crochet and visit with family. The rhythmic movement of the hook and the feel of the yarn running through her fingers blends together with the sounds of love and laughter and somehow they become intertwined. That feeling of contentment is the best feeling of all.
Crochet for You
Erangi Udeshika lives in a small but beautiful island called Sri Lanka with her mom, dad, and one and only brother. When she was 9 years old, her life turned upside down with her illness. Now she has to spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Because that's the case, she's so lucky because her aunt knows how to crochet. She fell in love with learning crochet while she was watching her aunt make beautiful designs.
Creative Green Living
Dabbles & Babbles
Launched in 2013, Dabbles & Babbles has become a go-to place for people to learn that anyone can be a maker – kids and adults alike. Jamey is not a professional crafter or maker but she loves to “dabble” in all sorts of creative endeavors. She encourages everyone to dive in, get your hands dirty, and awaken the creative genius you have just waiting to surface. Oh, and don’t worry, she’ll be here to help guide you on your creative journey.
Amber is a 30-something crochet fanatic. She enjoys yarn, coffee, and comic books, although not usually at the same time. Although she was taught to crochet at a young age, she didn’t start crocheting until 2012, when she started creating her own jewelry. That hobby turned into blogging about her ideas and then full-time designing. She’s been published in Happily Hooked Magazine, Pattern Pack Pro, and on Red Heart Yarns’ website. She has a BA in Art History and currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and their pet red-tailed boa.
DIY by Jane
DIY by Jane has truly earned her spot as FaveCrafts' Crafter of the Year! From precious craft projects to clever video tutorials, Jane has made her mark on the crafting world, even making several TV and radio appearances in 2017. You might also recognize Jane from some of FaveCrafts' own videos.
Easy Peasy Creative Ideas
Ef Zin Creations
Zina loves to create things from old materials, actually recycling them, and she loves to create jewels. Her first love was embroidery,which she owes to her mother, who creates masterpieces! Zina's life was almost complete with her young princess and baby prince. Keep crafting; it always makes you smile!
Erin Reed Makes
Haak Maar Raak
Kirsten is a crochet designer of home decor and blankets with a preference for modern and colourful pieces. Together with her husband and cats she lives in the Netherlands. Crocheting is something she learned in college, looking for something that was portable enough to take with her. Her favorite projects are blankets and pillows, but she has also designed shawls, doilies, potholders, scarves and other colourful crochet items.
Handmade Charlotte offers a daily dose of easy kids crafts, DIY projects, recipes, inspiring family spaces, and design inspiration to help families create unforgettable moments. Equal parts instruction and inspiration, the Handmade Charlotte website guides readers of all experience levels to successfully execute and enjoy the whimsical and imaginative crafts and recipes.
Hello Glow's mission is to give you the ideas, inspiration and tools – the secret weapons they’ve discovered through trial and error – to help you feel beautiful and comfortable in your own skin. They want you to feel the same way you do after a day at the spa: relaxed, inspired, at peace. Glowing.
What if you could finally get the dream body you always wanted? Start a lifestyle business? Get back extra time in your day? Learn a new hobby? Nothing is stopping you. It’s completely within your control. Brittany started Ideal Me to help you accomplish these seemingly large goals, break them down into smaller steps and finally live your Ideal Life.
Jenny and Teddy
Jenny loves crocheting amigurumi! When she first started crocheting, the first thing she made was amigurumi (crochet doll, toy). She loves making them so much because they are cute overload. Now she crochets a variety of projects like a fun bunny ear headband, hats, scarves, crochet tops, bags and more on her blog.
The Lavender Chair
love. life. yarn.
Make and Do Crew
Make and Do Crew might be your ideal digital hangout if you long to make things with your hands–real, tangible, non-digital things, just like your grandma did. But you don’t necessarily want those things to look like they belong in your grandma’s house. (Although the blog's founder, Jess, is sure it’s lovely.)
Mary Martha Mama
This blog is something that was on Cat's heart for a few years before she started it in 2014. She wanted a place to let out a little creativity and encourage others to try new things, to pick up that glue gun or sit down at a sewing machine. Nothing makes her happier than to hear from readers that a tutorial has helped them figure it out and try something new.
The word “moogly” was coined by Tamara's daughter when she was a toddler. She used it to describe anything wobbly, off kilter, silly, or teeter-tottery. When Tamara decided to start a mommy blog a few years later, the name Moogly was a natural fit! After a while she decided mommy blogging wasn’t right for her, but she kept the blog around because she had a crochet pattern she’d written on there. Fast forward to 2011, when she decided to open a crochet and knit business, and Moogly got stripped down and relaunched to support her commission work! Eventually she realized design was where her heart was, and she stopped taking commissions. And here we are!
Mod Podge Rocks
Amy's favorite thing about this blog is that she gets to bring lots of ideas and inspiration together in one place – making everyone who is featured there an authority! She started this blog because when she was trying to find decoupage inspiration, she had to go to a lot of different places to get it. She thought, “what if it could all just be in one place?” She made it happen!
My French Twist
In 2007 Wendy launched my own company, It’s a Wrap Ideas, which started as a cottage industry but quickly grew into a nationwide wholesaler of beautiful handmade and embroidered items. Having sold her company in 2014, she's now busy completing all those personal projects placed on the “back burner.” Hence, her year of making beautiful things.
Nourish and Nestle
If you like to bake it, make it, garden it and diy it, then you are in the right place! Lynn loves to create, whether it’s a great meal, a knitted project, a painting or another pretty thing for her home. She's a bit at a loss without a current project of some sort. She wants a home that friends and family feel comfortable and ‘nestled’ in. Her decorating style is ‘eclectic’ and that a decorating ‘challenge’ is that she doesn’t have a favorite color!
Oombawka Design Crochet
Oombawka Design was created as a way for Rhondda to share her crochet projects with friends and family. Initially, she was crocheting and selling little stuffed toys. The name “Oombawka”, came from a word her daughter used for a little toy Rhonda was crocheting at the time – the Mini Meows (or Little Oombawkas).
Susan is the busy mom of three and has moved into more than 20 homes thanks to the military. While she loves to craft and repurpose, she doesn't have time for complicated projects. Susan shares simple and frugal projects with that charm or wow factor. Her crafts are perfect for beginning crafters or crafters with limited time and a limited budget.
Paper & Stitch
Pillar Box Blue
This website is all about craft DIY and upcycling with a weekly tutorial. Claire's home is full of the homemade. Some of it is a bit quirky and eclectic but unique as she's created it herself. Hopefully she inspires you or at least just enjoy looking at her posts.
Repeat Crafter Me
For as long as Sarah can remember she has always been crafty and had a love of art, crafts, and creating. In 2011 she taught herself how to crochet and seemed to have unleashed a hidden talent she never knew she had. She quickly began designing her own pieces and writing her own patterns. She currently posts all her crochet patterns and tutorials for free! She learned by following free patterns so she is happy to pay it forward and hopes her patterns help and inspire you.
Cyndee lives in Kansas in the midst of tornado alley. She sells her crafts at a local garden store under the name of Kro Crafts. There is a cute little room at the store designated as her craft shop. She also sells at local craft shows and has an Etsy shop online. She has been crafting all her life, and craft designing and writing for over 20 years.
So Sew Easy
Mayra has been sewing nearly all her life. With limited access to materials and patterns, she makes use of the free resources available on the internet and is delighted to find so many talented people out there willing to share their work and knowledge. This website records her sewing journey. She likes to design her own patterns and make them available on the site for you to try.
Jen's biggest excitement is celebrating the artisan that exists in every bride. This blog is her pride and joy, her wildest dreams come to life and her favorite place to be – she truly hopes her work inspires you to hand-make something special for your wedding day.
The Stitchin' Mommy
Amy Ramnarine is a freelance crochet designer and the owner/blogger behind The Stitchin’ Mommy. Amy has been crocheting since 2009 and knitting on and off since 2010. She started her blog in 2012 to help promote her Etsy shop and her finished items. Soon after starting the blog, Amy started designing her own crochet patterns and stopped selling finished items to solely devote her time to designing.
Tikkido is a simplified spelling of Tykki-dyw, the Cornish word for butterfly, and Nikki's youngest daughter’s nickname. Nikki has been busy creating inspiring parties for Tikkido.com, and giving her readers the tutorials and recipes they need to do it for themselves since 2010.
Marie Segares is the craft blogger and crochet and knitting designer behind Underground Crafter. Marie shares crochet and knitting patterns, craft projects and tutorials, and recipes on her blog. Her patterns, tutorials, and articles have been published in Crochet World, I Like Crochet, I Like Knitting, Inside Crochet, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, Pom Pom Quarterly, and the Quick & Simple Crochet booklet series. Marie is not a member of a secret society of crafters (though she would love to be), but crochets underground while commuting on New York City's subways.
Val Event Gal
Vicky Myers Creations
Are you eager to develop your creativity? To use what you have to hand? Ready to learn new skills, to experiment, to have fun? Keen to carve time out of a busy life for you? Passionate that nurturing creativity creates a well rounded balanced person, Vicky is eager to encourage you on your own creative journey.
Patty Thurlby is a full time artist with a whimsical point of view. She loves to go on creative adventures. Sometimes the adventure starts with an idea, and she collects what I need to make it. Sometimes looking at what she has collected turns into an idea! She loves serendipity.
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