Craft Projects: 6 Great Ways To Regain Passion For Crafting

by Fransic verso
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Craft Projects

Craft projects: ways to regain passion for crafting. Today is not usual for me to post something, but I just wanted to post for fun. I was thinking more of another chilled post. However, it turned out to be one of my regular posts.

And as you guessed, it’s about crafting. A long time since the last time I posted about this topic, and it’s on my favorite list. I enjoy posting and writing every time. Hopefully, you will enjoy reading this post and find it helpful.

Some of you may know that I paused crafting for some issues. However, I couldn’t stop posting about it altogether. So, instead, I share tips and things that can help with the crafting process.

Until I’m able to craft again, this is something I will post. I’m glad to write again about DIY projects, though. If you find this helpful, please consider sharing it with others.

Craft projects: ways to regain passion for crafting

My aim for this was to mention some fun moments of DIY crafts. But something got into my mind, and it was this idea.

This is something I will need to do since it’s been a while since I haven’t crafted anything. Well, there are more than these tips. So please keep reading to know about them before you decide to regain passion.

Having passion is very important. We all know something makes it fun to enjoy crafting, which we would be passionate about. And this is something we develop every day by doing it.

Suppose you decide again that it’s to craft. However, what happens when you stop doing it? This is where today’s post comes in and helps to achieve that.

The first thing you would need is to gain passion. Well, it’s my plan for when I come back to crafting and sharing ideas on my blog. So, make sure to focus on gaining the passion again if you decide to come back to craft ideas.

This way, make craft projects fun and easy for you to do. Please don’t make it feel like it’s a heavy task for you to do.

The good thing about this is that you can do it as you try to craft items. And I will mention something that helps you get your mind into crafting again on the list below.

So, keep reading to know about that. Please let me know your thoughts after you finish reading it. Do you think it’s a good idea to do it or not?

1. Attend a crafting session done by a friend or family member

Two girls are crafting
Photo by Cottonbro studio

Alright, I’m going to start with one of the best ones. That would be attending crafting sessions done by others, whether a family member or even a friend.

I said the best ones because you can watch and experience them. Watching someone doing something you love to do makes you want to do it. You might get excited and start helping.

Sometimes when my aunt tries to craft something. I need to help her, which is an excellent way to regain their passion for craft projects.

Even if I watch her, it’s something I’ve done before. It would feel like I want to do it again. Well, it depends on how determined you are and if you have another thing on this list.

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Maybe it won’t happen from the first normal one. But if you do all these things at once, it could be faster than you think.

So, keep attending crafting sessions when possible. And you don’t have to force yourself because that would be good for other essential things in your life.

Make sure to balance since it will take time to gain a passion for craft projects.

2. Remind yourself about the old fun moments with crafting projects

Another thing that could be helpful. Make sure to remind yourself about the old days. Moments of old crafting were fun to remember—the good results of crafting something in your past.

Doing this could help you get the mindset to craft again. And not you are just gaining passion which is essential for a good crafting journey.

You don’t have to do it for a lot of time. Maybe a few times a day to get back into the crafting spirit, and remembering about it could make you want to craft again.

It would turn into determination to craft something for how fun it was. Well, this is something I love to do it even nowadays because I miss the old fun days.

This is something that would take time as well. Therefore, please don’t rush the process, and keep doing it.

Even if you start crafting, don’t stop because developing a passion would take more time sometimes.

When crafting seems so fun and easy to do. Also, when you feel like you need to prepare more because of how fun it is.

That is when you know it’s time to make new moments to remember and stop thinking about the past moments.

3. Go to crafting events and participate if possible

man crafting. Craft projects
Photo by Krisztian Matyas on Unsplash

Moving to the next one is another fun thing to do, but it helps you gain passion. Watching others competing and having fun will get the mind into it. And that would go to crafting events.

Also, seeing others laughing and crafting is another way to help you. Maybe you will find a partner to prepare for that event which is even better.

One thing to consider is where the crafting event is and how often you get these events. Some counties and places don’t have it or don’t know when it happens.

I recommend you ask or talk with locals if they know something about it. They would be happy to share with you if they know something.

Craft projects are fun no matter where you do them. However, when there are a lot of people crafting. You would feel like you want to join them.

Create good moments together by crafting. It would be even better to have others around you. So, even if you have the passion and are already preparing many ideas. This would still be good to do as well.

4. Make it something you need to achieve and remind yourself all the time

important sign. Craft projects
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

It won’t help if you don’t have this one. This is very important in this process of gaining a passion for crafting.

DIY craft ideas can be fun or challenging, but sometimes you don’t finish them if you are not determined. And also works with trying to be passionate again.

You, too, have to make it something you want to achieve.

And not only that, but you also remind yourself all the time. This means you want to get it and remind yourself about it.

Make sure that no matter what happens in your life. You won’t forget about what you want with crafting. So, don’t just make it something you want to achieve, but also remind yourself all the time about it.

This is one of the essential things you need. And without it, it would be difficult for you to achieve it.

I highly recommend trying to do anything possible to get your passion back with this one on the top list. It will be helpful in some situations and moments.

Because it’s not so easy to get back into the crafting mindset.

5. Do creative but simple crafting ideas

Sometimes, even with doing a lot of things, you would still need more things to do. So, if that is the case, do simple but creative crafting of ideas.

This way, it will benefit you in more than one thing. By doing this, you can start developing the mindset of crafting and passion. Also, help pick up the skills and craft talents again slowly.

I’m sure you will always find simple and easy ideas in any crafting category. And it can also be creative. So, spend time to get these types of pictures.

Something good about these is that you don’t have to think much.

Since they are simple, they could be short and creative. That is good for someone trying to get into crafting again.

It’s not always about passion, but it would feel different when you are in the field. So, doing this would help to develop courage as well.

Therefore, you get more than one benefit from this one as well. As you can see, there is more than one benefit to doing all of these.

6. Watch crafting projects made by a friend

crafted ideas on the table
Photo by micheile dot com on Unsplash

Sometimes you don’t feel like doing anything until you see someone’s work. So, going to a friend’s crafting shop. And check the project and the awesome things that my friend did.

That can help to get back or even build the passion to craft something like them. Crafting can be boring until you see what you can do and your mind will change.

Crafters can inspire each other with new ideas. If you are an old crafter and stopped, this can help you to get back. It might not be quick but it will be definitely worth it. Therefore, I highly recommend going to a friend and seeing his/her amazing work.

Artful accessories: unique creations to elevate your style

Express your personal style and elevate your everyday look with our artful accessories collection. Unleash your creativity and craft unique earrings that reflect your personality.

Combine colorful beads, delicate chains, and charming trinkets to create earrings that perfectly complement your outfits.

Let your imagination soar as you design one-of-a-kind necklaces featuring pendants crafted from repurposed materials like bottle caps or seashells. Each piece tells a story and adds a touch of individuality to your ensemble.

Showcase your creativity and design personalized bracelets that speak to your heart. Choose from leather, fabric, or metal as your base and add meaningful charms or engravings that hold special significance.

Whether it’s a symbol of friendship, a cherished memory, or a personal mantra, your bracelet becomes a wearable reminder of what matters most.

Complete your handmade accessory collection with stylish hair accessories that turn heads wherever you go. Craft vibrant headbands, eye-catching hair clips, or scrunchies in a variety of patterns and styles.

From bold and bohemian to sleek and sophisticated, let your hair accessories reflect your unique personality and add a touch of flair to your everyday look.

With our easy-to-follow instructions and endless creative possibilities, you’ll be amazed at what you can achieve. Get started on your crafting journey today and elevate your style with artful accessories that are as unique as you are.

Personalized gifts: thoughtful gestures made with love

Personalized gifts are thoughtful gestures made with love. This section will provide you with a variety of creative craft projects that you can use to make personalized gifts for your loved ones.

You’ll learn how to create a one-of-a-kind photo album, design custom jewelry pieces, craft unique greeting cards, make personalized candles, and write and bind a personalized book.

Photo Albums:

Photo albums are a great way to capture and share memories with loved ones. You can create a photo album from scratch using a variety of materials, such as cardstock, scrapbook paper, and photos.

You can also use a photo album kit, which includes everything you need to create a photo album.

Custom Jewelry:

Custom jewelry is a unique and meaningful gift that your loved ones will cherish forever. You can create custom jewelry using a variety of materials, such as beads, wire, and metal clay. You can also use a jewelry-making kit, which includes everything you need to create custom jewelry.

Greeting Cards:

Greeting cards are a simple but thoughtful way to show your loved ones how much you care. You can create greeting cards from scratch using a variety of materials, such as cardstock, scrapbook paper, and embellishments. You can also use a greeting card kit, which includes everything you need to create greeting cards.

Personalized Candles:

Personalized candles are a great way to add a personal touch to your home décor. You can create personalized candles using a variety of materials, such as wax, essential oils, and fragrance oils. You can also use a candle-making kit, which includes everything you need to create personalized candles.

Personalized Books:

Personalized books are a unique and thoughtful gift that your loved ones will cherish forever. You can create personalized books using a variety of materials, such as paper, fabric, and ribbon. You can also use a book-making kit, which includes everything you need to create personalized books.

Creative upcycling: transforming trash into treasure

This section is all about upcycling, which is the process of taking discarded materials and turning them into new, useful items. You’ll find a variety of creative upcycling projects here, including ways to breathe new life into old glass jars, repurpose cardboard boxes, transform old clothes, and give a new purpose to plastic bottles.

Upcycling is a great way to reduce waste and be more environmentally friendly. It’s also a fun and creative way to make new things. So if you’re looking for a way to get crafty and help the planet at the same time, upcycling is a great option.

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Turn old glass jars into vases, candle holders, or terrariums.
  • Repurpose cardboard boxes into storage containers, furniture, or even a playhouse for kids.
  • Transform old clothes into new clothes, bags, or even jewelry.
  • Give a new purpose to plastic bottles by making them into planters, bird feeders, or even a rain chain.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to upcycling. So let your creativity shine and see what you can create!

Seasonal celebrations: crafts for every occasion

Dive into the world of seasonal celebrations and discover the joy of crafting unique decorations and gifts for every occasion.

Embrace the festive spirit and create handmade ornaments, garlands, and wreaths that will transform your home into a magical wonderland during the holiday season.

Let your creativity shine as you design personalized cards, gift tags, and wrapping paper, adding a touch of heartfelt warmth to your presents.

Explore the art of crafting seasonal decorations that capture the essence of each occasion, from vibrant Easter egg ornaments to spooky Halloween décor and enchanting Christmas tree ornaments.

Indulge in the satisfaction of making heartfelt gifts that will bring joy to your loved ones and make every celebration truly special.

Conclusion of Craft projects: ways to regain passion for crafting

Craft projects: ways to regain passion for crafting

Thank you so much for reading until this point. I never posted on a day like this before; if I did, it was long ago. I share some excellent ways to gain a passion for crafting.

Hopefully, you found it helpful, and I would appreciate it a lot if you could share it with others.

Have you done this before in your life? Do you like crafting? Have you gained passion differently? Let me know below; it could help others who read the comments.

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79 comments

Anonymous November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

I need to get back into crafting. Did it so much during lockdown and was so relaxing!

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Caroline November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

Love these ideas, restarting with something simple but effective is one of the best ways I think. I also love to craft with people :)

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B Bennett November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

Some really good tips there. I think a lot of us lose interest in crafts, but it only takes a spark of inspiration or, maybe, one of the ideas you have mentioned to get things going again. During the lockdowns, I made a lot of things with resin. It's definitely something I should think about doing again. Thank you – great ideas.

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thathappyreader November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

I love crafting when I can do it with others I know (and who won’t laugh at my project because theirs is so much better)! Great advice Fransic.

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Secret Life of Dating November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

surrounding yourself with people and going to craft events is a great idea. Get that inspiration back

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Anonymous November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

What a great way to bring in something fun for everyone! You are challenging me to use my creative side…or more realistically channel a new side:). Thank you!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:37 am

That's awesome you find these helpful. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:38 am

I'm sure you got this and will be very creative. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:39 am

I'm glad to know you find these great tips! Thank you for reading and sharing your feedback!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:40 am

Right? it helps a lot to get that passion and inspiration!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:41 am

Yeah, it gets better being creative with other people. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:43 am

I'm glad you find it that way. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:44 am

Glad to know that you love them. I appreciate you reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 1:45 am

Crafting is fun. It will be worth to get back. Thank you for reading!

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Coralle November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

Great tips! I love crafting and I agree that you need to have a passion for it. Starting with simpler, smaller projects is best for many people, including myself. Thanks for sharing

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Katherine McLee November 7, 2022 - 1:28 am

This is really helpful! I've always wanted to get into crafting but was never really sure how or where to start so these tips really help! Thank you

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Benny - The Stoic Padawan November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

When I started reading this post I thought about my crafting experience and passion. It isn't as big as I thought and I don't usually do it. But then I realized that my blog is a way of crafting. A creative outlet in difference forms. Writing, making the visuals, editing, proofreading, etc. And I've been doing it for almost nine months now. The passion and motivation is key to be consistent at it, but joining friends for a workshop could be a great way to do some specific events. One that always stayed in my memories was a handpainting workshop in the birth house of Pablo Picasso in Malaga, Spain.

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Anonymous November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

Great tips. I love crafting, but have put it on the back burner to allow time for other commitments. This has given me the push to jump back in. Thanks for sharing!

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Kelly~Diane November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

Great tips. I definitely think crafting with other people such as friends or at a class can really help.

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Anonymous November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

I love crafting! I used to create crafting activities for kids and I loved seeing how they would create different things and add their own personality. I think we're all creative, we just have to have fun with it and not overthink!

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Mayra November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

I love crafting! I used to prepare crafts for kids and I loved seeing all the different things they created. Each one added their own personality. I think we're all creative, we just have to tap into it and let it flow without thinking too much.

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SMM Agent November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

I think covid got a lot of people back into crafting and i think this article will help them keep there passion alive for crafting.

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:25 pm

Well, anyone who want to do crafting. It would be fun.

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:28 pm

That's awesome. Its fun to craft for kids. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:29 pm

Yeah, we all creative in our own ways. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:31 pm

Right?It makes fun and always good to craft with them.

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:33 pm

That's awesome. It's good to know that will push you. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:34 pm

Thank you so much! I'm glad to know that

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:35 pm

I'm glad to know that. Thank you for reading and sharing your thoughts!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:37 pm

I'm glad that you find them helpful. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 7, 2022 - 9:43 pm

I agree passion is a key for motivation. Thank you for reading!

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Patricia Chamberlain November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

These are great tips! I would love to go to a few crafting events for inspiration!

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Tom Neil November 7, 2022 - 9:24 pm

As someone who isn't very crafty (and not for lack of trying either) your post has given me the push I need to pick up a new project in time for Christmas.

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Anonymous November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

I love crafting myself: it is SO relaxing! what a joy! I recently took up crocheting and it's a main craft for me these days. DIY projects are a bit out of place here but enjoyable too. Lyosha

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Ntensibe Edgar November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

Hhhhmmmm…I love these ideas. You really have to put yourself out there so that you get immersed in these projects of crafts.

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may November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

I can relate to you somehow because I see myself as an artist. I love to create. The one thing I found through the years that zaps my creativity out is when money is involved. I don't know…but yeah, I can't seem to make it into a profession.

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Christiana November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

Thanks for the motivation. I have never considered myself a craft person and so I never even try, but this post has given me some motivation to try, and I will.

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Bedabrata November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

I like crafting indeed. I used to craft a lot in my school days. Overtime life took over and I was completely detached. Of late I am trying to get back to crafting. It is not easy because there is hardly any time. However on reading your post I feel motivated again. I support point number 4. Achievement I receive from some of my works is very motivating.

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Luna S November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

I've had slumps before when I didn't want to do anything, these tips sound great for help getting yourself out of those funky moods of not wanting to work on your hobbies.

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Nyxie November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

It can be so easy to fall out of the way of doing the things you love, especially with all the external stressors going on in the world. It's important to find something that works for you and helps you find your passion again.

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Beth November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

I think going to craft shows is a great way to reignite your crafty creativity. It's very inspiring to see what others are doing.

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vaishali November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

Great tips! I feel like I never have time for somethings like this that I need to do

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Anonymous November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

These are some really good tips to help you get back into crafting. I do love to craft with my journals but sometimes other things are more important to get done. I do want to do more crafting in my journal next year. Thank you for sharing.

Lauren – bournemouthgirl.com

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Fransic Verso November 8, 2022 - 11:59 pm

I'm glad to know you found it helpful! Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 8, 2022 - 11:59 pm

That's awesome. I love crafting as well. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:00 am

Sometimes we can be super busy with others and forget about crafting lol. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:01 am

Right? it gets you into the mood quickly of crafting.

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:02 am

Yeah, that is not good and we need to work on maintaining it.

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:03 am

Remembering the old moments can spark the passion again

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:04 am

Glad to know that you find them great tips. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:05 am

That's awesome you are trying. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:06 am

Great, glad it gave you some motivation. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:08 am

I agree, it needs some money and if we can make money from it. We would keep doing it

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:08 am

Awesome, hope you will enjoy crafting

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:09 am

Right? Starting small always helps. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:10 am

Glad to know you loved them. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 12:11 am

That's awesome. Thank you for reading !

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Affiliate income life November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

Definitely going to try this :)

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alita November 8, 2022 - 11:34 pm

It's great to keep a record of your craft projects and revisit them when you feel like you are losing the motivation. It is something I do.

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bye:myself November 9, 2022 - 10:18 pm

Crafting is totally underrated. I believe that it's one of the the best activities to keep a sane mind. It doesn't really matter what you make – but you see something you've created. It even cannot be compared to being creative online. Knitting a pair of gloves is totally different from creating something with a computer program – the satisfaction is far deeper.

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Justin November 9, 2022 - 10:18 pm

I am not a crafter myself, but these are some great ideas to great ideas to keep up or get back into any hobby. Thank you for sharing.

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Pooja Sharma November 9, 2022 - 10:18 pm

Crafting is fun and amazing. It is always help calm and relaxing. I love the idea of indulging into craft and enjoying it.

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Christian Foremost November 9, 2022 - 10:18 pm

I like your suggestions and I think that I should maybe apply some for myself as well as I am kinda losing passion already with what I'm doing.

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khoingn | The Broad Life November 9, 2022 - 10:18 pm

I pretty much like crafting. It's like a way to keep my creation for other things. And this post is really good to keep up my passion.

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 10:19 pm

That's awesome. Crafting is a lot of fun. I'm glad to know that.

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 10:21 pm

Thank you for your feedback. Glad you like them. Hope you can get it back!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 10:23 pm

True, crafting is enjoyable and relaxing. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 10:24 pm

Yeah, thank you for your lovely feedback and sharing your thoughts!

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Fransic Verso November 9, 2022 - 10:26 pm

Right? It help also to get the creative side of us. Thank you for reading and sharing your thoughts!

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Natalie Loves Beauty November 10, 2022 - 10:56 pm

I love that you are sharing your tips! I am not a big crafter but would love to change that for myself.

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Fransic Verso November 10, 2022 - 11:18 pm

Thank you for the feedback. I'm sure you can change it.

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Kat November 10, 2022 - 10:56 pm

Those are all amazing tips you got there. I am not a great crafter, but I do have some experience and those ideas you have shared will surely help a lot.

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Sonia Seivwright November 11, 2022 - 10:20 pm

These are amazing ideas. I tell my daughter everyday that practice makes perfect and being crafty doesn't mean being perfect.

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Lady In Read November 11, 2022 - 10:20 pm

Arts and crafts are one way of relaxing for me.. I love drawing and sketching, and often do small craft projects to use around the house… so yes, totally agree with the advantages of crafting!

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Fransic Verso November 11, 2022 - 10:31 pm

That's awesome. It help me to relax as well. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 11, 2022 - 10:33 pm

Yeah, it does help to make it better. Thank you for reading!

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Fransic Verso November 11, 2022 - 10:34 pm

Gald to know that you loved it. Thank you for reading and sharing your feedback!

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Raji November 21, 2022 - 10:26 pm

Thanks for sharing this post! I used to do a lot of craft activities but stopped due to lack of time. It would be lovely to get back into the hobby!

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Fransic Verso November 21, 2022 - 10:45 pm

I appreciate you a lot reading and sharing your thoughts!

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