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Dear Aspiring Artist… From Liana Allday

Dear Aspiring Artist… This week we interviewed Liana Alday for a little more insight on her journey as an “artist.” Liana Allday is the editorial director at Creativebug, where she develops classes with the best artists and makers on the planet. She is an avid sewer, knitter, watercolor painter, and writer, and she doesn’t shy...

Dear Aspiring Artist… From Faith Hale

Just as every artist has their own unique experience in the art world, every artistic journey is different. As you might already know, at Creativebug we are all makers or artists of some kind. We wanted to share parts of our journey with you and would love to hear about yours as well! This ill be a three part series, starting with the lovely Faith...

Scotch Brand Tape & Creativebug Giveaway

Welcome Facebook fans of Creativebug and Scotch Brand Tape! Enter your name and email address into the Rafflecopter widget below to be entered to win a Scotch prize pack and a 6 month subscription to Creativebug! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Scotch Brand Tape & Creativebug Giveaway appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Mindfulness and Crafting

Many different parts of our brain are engaged when we craft – our focus, memory, problem solving, and information processing centers to name a few. Crafting is more than just a fun hobby; just a few minutes a day can contribute to your overall health and wellbeing. If you’ve had trouble starting a meditation practice, you might find coloring or...

From Maker to Maker

At Creativebug headquarters we are all makers of some kind. We have sewers, knitters, crocheters, painters, jewelry makers, photographers, paper artists, multimedia artists… you name, it we have it! When we aren’t hard at work making Creativebug the best it can be for all of you, we are busy with our own practices (sometimes you can even...

Get Messy Giveaway on Facebook Live 7/24/2018

We are so excited to welcome our new artist Get Messy to the FB Live stage with us and to share the excitement with all of you, a wonderful giveaway ! Enter your name and email address into the contest widget below for your chance to win! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Get Messy Giveaway on Facebook Live 7/24/2018 appeared first on Creativebug...

5 Ways to feed your Creativity

It’s important to be curious and stay hungry for more inspiration. This process of adventure helps us all stay creative. There are a million ways in which you can feed your creativity. Here are our favorite five ways that we, at Creativebug, like to spark our creativity: 1. Take a walk. Take the time to notice the world around you. Notice the...

Facebook Live Giveaway 3/13/2018

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Join Creativebug every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm ET / 4pm PT for live crafting and giveaways! Enter your name and email address into the contest widget below to be entered to win a $100 Gift Card to Joann Fabric and Craft Stores. a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Facebook Live Giveaway 3/13/2018 appeared first on...

New Creativebug Subscription Plans

Please note: Existing Creativebug members will not be affected by new subscription rates. Your subscription rate will remain $4.95/month for as long as you’re a member. Creativebug Announces New Subscription Plans! In late February, 2018 Creativebug will be introducing new subscription plans. These plans will allow Creativebug members to...

Damask Love and Creativebug Giveaway!

We’re super excited to partner with Amber of Damask Love to give away three amazing prizes! Enter your name and email address into the contest widget below for your chance to win! GRAND PRIZE: $250 Gift Card to Joann Fabric and Craft Stores 1st Runner Up: 1-Year Gift Subscription to Creativebug 2nd Runner Up: 1-Year Gift Subscription to...

Rit Dye Giveaway

Welcome Facebook fans of Creativebug and Rit Dye! Enter your name and email address into the Rafflecopter widget below to be entered to win a Rit Dye Prize Pack. This prize pack includes 32 bottles of Rit Dye All Purpose Dye. That’s one in each color! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Rit Dye Giveaway appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Rebecca Ringquist Embroidery Giveaway

Welcome Facebook fans of Creativebug and Rebecca Ringquist! Enter your name and email address into the Rafflecopter widget below to be entered to win a Rebecca Ringquist Prize Pack including her book Embroidery Workshop and a Dropcloth Paisley Sampler.  a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Rebecca Ringquist Embroidery Giveaway appeared first on...

Facebook Live Giveaway 12/19/2017

Join Creativebug every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm ET / 4pm PT for live crafting and giveaways! Enter the contest widget below to be entered to win a $100 Gift Card to Joann Fabric and Craft Stores! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Facebook Live Giveaway 12/19/2017 appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Facebook Live Giveaway 12/12/2017

Join Creativebug every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm ET / 4pm PT for live crafting and giveaways! Enter the contest widget below to be entered to win a $50 Gift Card to Joann Fabric and Craft Stores! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Facebook Live Giveaway 12/12/2017 appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Facebook Live Giveaway 12/7/2017

Join Creativebug every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm ET / 4pm PT for live crafting and giveaways! Enter the contest widget below to be entered to win a $50 Gift Card to Joann Fabric and Craft Stores! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Facebook Live Giveaway 12/7/2017 appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Facebook Live Giveaway 12/5/2017

Join Creativebug every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm ET / 4pm PT for live crafting and giveaways! Enter the contest widget below to be entered to win a $50 Gift Card to Joann Fabric and Craft Stores!   a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Facebook Live Giveaway 12/5/2017 appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Cyber Monday Craft-a-Thon

Welcome to Creativebug’s first ever Cyber Monday Craft-a-Thon! We’re crafting live for two hours and giving away amazing prize packs from brands like Sakura, PLAID, Cricut, RedHeart, JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores, and more! Enter your name and email address into the below contest widget for a chance to win one of 6 amazing prizes! a...

PLAID and Creativebug Paint-a-Long Giveaway!

Welcome Facebook fans of Creativebug, PLAID, and JOANN! Enter your name and email address into the Rafflecopter widget below to be entered to win $150 worth of PLAID products + a 1-year subscription to Creativebug! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post PLAID and Creativebug Paint-a-Long Giveaway! appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Win $100 worth of Tulip Paint Products!

Welcome Facebook fans of Creativebug, I Love to Create, and JOANN! Enter your name and email address into the Rafflecopter widget below to be entered to win $100 worth of Tulip Paint products! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Win $100 worth of Tulip Paint Products! appeared first on Creativebug Blog.

Craftcation Giveaway!

Would you love a chance to join Creativebug instructors as well as other art and crafting gurus and get your craft game on? Then look no further than Craftcation, the annual business and makers conference held in beautiful Ventura California. What is Craftcation? It’s a 4-day conference led by craft industry professionals that features...

Playing with Watercolor Giveaway

This month we’re celebrating all things watercolor with Lindsay Stripling’s Creativebug class series Playing with Watercolor that teaches core watercolor techniques then encourages you to use your creativity to make the medium your own. This comprehensive course is the perfect skill-builder for those who want to push their artistic limits....

Creative Library Giveaway

Sometimes we all need creative inspiration and nothing does that better than a good book. The best ones deserve sharing, so we are giving away a compilation of the crafting, sewing and knitting books by some of our favorite instructors like Courtney Cerruti and Twinkie Chan. Some of the books are even autographed! Lucky You! To win simply follow us...

Donut Fridge Flair

This is a guest post from Sallie from The Urban Acres* When I was in the 6th grade, I got my very first combination lock locker. That sounds normal, but it was a HUGE deal! I had never had a real locker, and I couldn’t wait to decorate it. I remember the first day of school I brought about 100 magnets that I had made from scrapbook stickers to put...

DIY Sharpie Coffee Mug

This is a guest post from Joanna from Lazy Moms Blog* Would you like to have a new coffee mug every month? I know I do! With every season kicking in, I automatically feel the need for an adequate mug. And I’d love to have a different mug for a different state of mind, like the ” Hello gorgeous” and “Great things will...

April #CBDrawADay Challenge

Keep flexing your artistic muscles in April with a special daily drawing challenge. This month, rather than showing you exactly what to draw line by line, we’re going to guide you through a series of  super fun prompts — the way you choose to interpret them is totally up to you. We crafted these prompts specifically to keep you on your artistic...