The Storque – Etsy's Handmade Blog


As part of the worldwide phenomenon of online craft selling, The Storque posts how-to tutorials, showcases successful Etsy sellers, and covers news in the "Craft + Style Blogosphere." Readers of The Storque should definitely check out its parent website, etsy.com, where crafters can market and sell their creations in a reputable and professional online setting.

The Crafts Dept.


The crafting blog on MarthaStewart.com, The Crafts Dept. covers behind-the-scenes of projects from Martha's magazine and television show, sponsors reader and crafter contests, and presents several other craft-related topics, all found on the website's left-hand sidebar. We wouldn't expect anything less from the world's best-loved homemaker.

by Marcie McGoldrick over 4 years ago
embellished 'Saturday' napkins
by Silke Stoddard over 4 years ago

{Keyka Lou Patterns}


This blogger sells her patterns online, but also includes free goodies on her blog. Find sewing patterns for everything from laptop covers to decorative cherry blossoms here. The adorable patterned fabrics in her photos are a bonus.

New - Scraps, Buttons, Pincushion Cuff
by Michelle (michellepatterns.com) over 2 years ago
New Pincushion Cuff
by Michelle (michellepatterns.com) over 2 years ago



Besides posting on craft ideas and projects, Craftside is sponsored by QBookshop, making it an excellent resource for anyone interested in finding books on a particular technique. Look at the "Categories" sidebar for everything from "1000 Ideas by 100 Fashion Designers" to "Calligraphy 101 by Jeaneen Gauthier."

Pop-Up Alphabet by the Author of Playing With Pop-Ups, Helen Hiebert
by Stef about 4 years ago
Relax, and Color In a Page of Flowers Just Like You Did When You Were a Kid
by Stef about 4 years ago

Make and Takes


Make and Takes features several different kinds of crafting, most of which are easy to do with kids. Topics listed at the top of the web page include Recipes, Family Time, and several others.

The Anything Sticker Chart – Free Printable!
by Juliann over 2 years ago
Rainbow Baking Soda and Vinegar Science
by Jaime over 2 years ago

Darkroom Door


Darkroom Door sells rubber stamps and photography tools for card making, scrap-booking, and other mixed media art. Their blog features photos and projects submitted by crafters who use their products, but are inspiring for anyone interested in the techniques.

Darkroom Door Blog Has Moved!
by Rachel Greig over 4 years ago
Darkroom Door Blog Has Moved!
by Rachel Greig over 4 years ago

Craft Leftovers


The tagline of Craft Leftovers is "Tutorials, patterns, and inspiration for using what's on hand." It's a blog for what every recreational crafter wants—projects that use exactly what you have in the house at the time. Find sewing projects, recipes, and decorations that won't require a trip to the craft store.

Art Vacancy: Free Floating
by Kristin Roach almost 3 years ago
Free How to Knit Zine + Workshop + Knit Bombing a Building!
by Kristin Roach almost 3 years ago

the possibilities are endless


Wendy describes her project as "a blog dedicated to scrapbooking, family life, good reads, happy projects, and all things good." It's a feel-good blog with plenty of projects to do with family.

Saídos da Concha


Originally from Portugal but currently living in England, Constança blogs sewing, cooking, and all things homecrafting. Her photos are simple, colorful, and gorgeous, and all posts are in English and Portuguese.

Pausa :: Break
by noreply@blogger.com (Concha) about 3 years ago
Vestido de Baptizado :: Christening Gown
by noreply@blogger.com (Concha) about 3 years ago

How About Orange


If you're looking for paper craft ideas or patterns, check out How About Orange. Blogger Jessica is a graphic and textile designer and shows her talent in her photos and projects.

A farewell to orange
by noreply@blogger.com (Jessica Jones) about 4 years ago
New work for Renaissance Ribbons
by noreply@blogger.com (Jessica Jones) about 4 years ago

Katie the Scrapbook Lady


This is one of the most heart warming personal scrapbook sites we found, as Katie doesn't mind sharing photos from her youth. Kate has a section titled Monthly Tasks that will help you organize an ongoing scrapbook project or a new one.

Digi Night Day Out in Logan. I had the opportunity to go to a...
about 4 years ago
All New Phone Photography Project class
about 4 years ago

PoeticHome {pH} living in vintage poetry


Poetic Home is "a gallery filled with vintage inspirations and antique collectibles, discovered from all parts of the world." This blog's value to crafters lies not in patterns or tutorials, but as inspiration to those interested in anything vintage. Scan the plethora of photos before beginning your next project, be it clothing or interior design.

simply me


Donna Downey, the author of this blog, is a bestselling author, instructor and all-around creative force in the crafting industry. She believes that art comes from within and is an extension of a person. She is a creative force in the crafting world. This site is visually pleasing and offers a wealth of information on scrapbooking.

Artist Gang Tuesday...
by donna downey over 2 years ago
by donna downey over 2 years ago



We love this blog for the author's passion for life and for her creative ways of documenting it. She shares her innovative approaches to storytelling and scrapbooking along with fun insights into her very real life as a mother of five.

Creative Busy Hands


If idle hands are the devil's workshop, then the creators of this site are chilling with the angels all day long.

Paper, Scissors, Chocolate


If you are looking to learn some advanced techniques in the scrapbooking world this site is a must visit for you. There are tips and resources for some innovative techniques to make your scrapbooking project all you want it to be.

Tammy Tutterow


Mixed media, stamping, and papercrafting inspiration and tutorials. Weekly Tuesday Tutorials. Free high resolution printable vintage images for crafting. | What I make with my hands, I give with my heart.

Scrapbook Circle


This is a scrapbooking blog that is run by Lisa Andrews. Ever since she was 8 years old she has been saving photos and scraps of memories and putting them in books. She believes it is a blessing to be able to preserve her family’s memories and is sure you will feel the same way about preserving your memories.

Stamping on Layouts
by Rebecca Keppel about 4 years ago
Meet May’s Guest Designer — Stephanie Buice
by Diana Fisher - Blog Coordinator about 4 years ago

Prairie Paper and Ink


Ms. Rysavy the owner of this blog loves to use rubber stamps and do scrapbooking. She talks of how she got started with scrapbooking, very nervous about it, but eventually it turned into a great hobby. She shares her tips and resources to help you create a beautiful memory book of your own

Announcement - The Paper Trail DT!
by Amy Rysavy about 4 years ago
Life Update Video April 2014
by Amy Rysavy about 4 years ago

we wilsons


We Wilsons brings crafting home with an emphasis on family and playful, simple living. Pattern designer Laura Wilson features plush patterns and other sewing tutorials along with fun printables, coloring books, educational activities, bread baking, and backyard exploration. If you like to get your hands dirty, come join the fun!

Leap Year Time Capsule Printable
by noreply@blogger.com (Laura Wilson) over 2 years ago
9 Ideas for Living Book Activities
by noreply@blogger.com (Laura Wilson) over 2 years ago

Cheeky Magpie


Cheeky Magpie has a variety of crafting sections. From photography projects, projects made from paper,digital cutters and a variety of general crafts you will find it all here. This is what you might say is a catch-all for your crafting needs.

a steampunk themed wedding in a greenhouse
by sheila over 4 years ago
earrings and blowtorches
by sheila over 4 years ago

Kirsty Wiseman


Ms. Wiseman currently works for Crafts Beautiful magazine. She also has done work for Creative Cardmaking, Simply Cards, Papercrafts and The Scrapbook Magazine. She shares her love of life and scrapbooking with all on this blog.

Emma's here
by Kirsty Wiseman over 4 years ago
A bit gluey and inky
by Kirsty Wiseman over 4 years ago

Kevin and Amanda


Kevin and Amanda have created a beautiful blog. Their scrapbooking section is warm and touching and chronicles their life together. You will also find some amazing photos on this site.

Deer Valley Resort
by Amanda over 2 years ago
Happy Valentine’s Day!!
by Amanda over 2 years ago

My Little CityGirl


My Little CityGirl focuses on knitting and crocheting projects. Most of the free patterns are kids' clothing, but there's some great accessories such as scarves and hats for crafters of all ages.

Meringue Pattern Update
by Alla over 2 years ago
Kids Rule OK! | Featured Patterns
by Alla over 2 years ago

Making This Home


Splitting her time between Germany and the Rocky Mountains, blogger Katie is dedicated to "creative inspiration for an eco-savvy and simple home"—her Colorado house is made out of recycled tires. Look hear for ideas for simplifying your life while staying creative.

How to: striped watercolor envelopes
by Katie over 4 years ago
Alex’s Christmas journal
by Katie over 4 years ago