have you got a creative bug?
do you know about creativebug? creativebug offers online workshops for making loads of great crafts as close as your computer. i always love the idea of making handmade gifts, and they’ve got some really great ideas for crafting your own hostess gifts. or perhaps you have the idea of making lovely treats for summer house guests. whatever you’ve been dreaming of, you can learn how to make all kinds of gifts online — Handmade Soap with Lindsey Stone; an Upcycled Pouch with Maya Donenfeld; a Tassel Necklace with Liesl Gibson; make an Apothecary Facial Toner by Amy Karol; learn how to Draw with Thread and make a votive/vase sleeve with Improv Sewing; or take this free class and make a Market Tote with Cal Patch. i think if you watch this video featuring some of creativebug’s teachers you’ll be very inspired to check out their classes.
creativebug is offering a discount for all sfgirlbybay readers right now — $15 off any Creativebug subscription package, for access to all the featured classes plus 150 more, with new classes added every week. simply enter SFGIRLBYBAY at check out (note: Expires 7/1/2013).
creativebug has gathered some of the most inspiring designers and crafters to bring video workshops right to your computer screen. Whether you’re an accomplished artist or just getting acquainted with a glue gun, their workshops provide project ideas, expert guidance and a healthy dose of creative inspiration. Fancy learning how to crochet at midnight? Have a hankering to paint in your pajamas? Once you become a member, you’ll have unlimited access to all the creativebug workshops. they keep a library of your favorites and even remember where you left off if you want to continue later. Each workshop is broken down into video segments so you can skip ahead or watch a video again and again until you master a technique.
creative bug is also striving to make a difference by donating 5% of all subscription revenues to non-profit art organizations. so, what are you waiting for? go online, make a pattern. make a print. make a difference.
• this post in partnership with creativebug but all thoughts and opinions are my own.