Top 5 Tips for Needle Felting Beginners

Top 5 Tips for Needle Felting Beginners

When my daughter wanted a lamb for her birthday, the child within me couldn’t quite contain her excitement! Naturally, we couldn’t buy just one, so home we came with 4…and our OG flock was born! Gah they were adorable! I was quickly introduced to needle felting,...
Can Crafting Help You Control Your Weight?

Can Crafting Help You Control Your Weight?

No matter your crafting preference, be it knitting, painting, or needle felting, a love for the arts is a powerful passion to have, and if you’ve been struggling to control your weight or simply trying to drop those excess pounds, crafting may be exactly what...
The Link Between Crafting and Intelligence

The Link Between Crafting and Intelligence

When you hear the word “intelligence,” thoughts of world-famous thinkers like Einstein or Newton might pop into your mind purely for their scientific discoveries. But have you ever thought to link their success to creativity? Intelligence is often associated with the...
The Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Seniors

The Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Seniors

Stepping into the golden years of retirement doesn’t mean merely sitting in your favorite armchair by the window, a cup of tea in hand, watching the world go by – although that does sound great! To maintain a great quality of life as we age, it’s essential to...
How Crafts Can Boost Your Career

How Crafts Can Boost Your Career

We were all born creative – a fact that many of us seem to forget as we age, and life, with all of its craziness and responsibilities, takes over. How many of us, as a child, found countless hours of entertainment from something as simple and seemingly mundane...
Needle Felting: The Cure for Loneliness

Needle Felting: The Cure for Loneliness

  With the pandemic’s effects still looming over many of our lives, we are facing a level of isolation like never before. Remote working, job losses, and other limitations mean the social connections we once took for granted are hard to come by. The benefits of...
Fighting Seasonal Depression with Crafting

Fighting Seasonal Depression with Crafting

Summer has come to an end, and with that comes shorter days, less time in the sun, and for some, Seasonal Affective Disorder (also known as SAD). The most common form of SAD is winter depression, which impacts 4-6% of people, with an additional 10-20% of people...
How to Form a Needle Felting Habit This Fall

How to Form a Needle Felting Habit This Fall

As the weather cools down, it can be tempting to turn on the TV or succumb to the endless scroll of social media. With summer behind us, it’s important to take intentional steps towards keeping our minds fresh and our hands active! Whether you’re new to needle felting...