Nighttime Routines: Needle Felting & Self-Care

Nighttime Routines: Needle Felting & Self-Care

There’s no question, self-care is this year’s hottest topic. With 80% of Americans afflicted with stress, it’s safe to say we could all use a little self-care to ensure we are aligned with the best version of ourselves. Now, we all know breakfast is the most important...
Needle Felting, Confidence & Community

Needle Felting, Confidence & Community

If there’s one thing for sure, it’s that we could all use a little more human connection these days. Trapped behind our screens, bogged down by social media, and worn out from wearing our mother, sister, wife, teacher hats, it’s easy to succumb to low self-esteem and...
Why Needle Felting Is Great For Your Health

Why Needle Felting Is Great For Your Health

There’s something absolutely magical about walking into a craft store. With endless possibilities and new projects awaiting at every turn, it’s no wonder felters quickly become obsessed with the project at hand. But beyond the thrill of parading through the local...
Chronic Pain? Manage it with Crafts.

Chronic Pain? Manage it with Crafts.

More and more these days, you hear about people living with chronic pain. Whether due to an autoimmune condition, an old injury, or a myriad of other things, chronic pain is, well, chronic. Thankfully, researchers in England have discovered a link between crafting and...
Art Therapy through Felting

Art Therapy through Felting

As anyone with a crafting habit can tell you, making art can be a very therapeutic process. Heck, even just stabbing wool against a block can work wonders for melting away frustrations of the day. But, for many, more targeted therapeutic exercises can be so helpful...
High Blood Pressure? Felt it Down

High Blood Pressure? Felt it Down

High Blood Pressure? Felt it Down We all know how much fun needle felting is. We know the joys of making gifts for others (and keeping a few for ourselves, too). We’ve even talked about the amazing mental health benefits of needle felting. But, did you know that...
How Needle Felting Can Help Relieve Depression

How Needle Felting Can Help Relieve Depression

I recently came across an article on ceramics and how it can help those battling depression. In it, they discussed the work of art psychotherapist Joshua K. M. Nan. Nan studied the effect that ceramic art therapy can have in those struggling with depressive disorders,...
Crafting Confidence Through Needle Felting

Crafting Confidence Through Needle Felting

It’s been a long day. Maybe your boss yelled at you. Maybe you bombed that big test. Maybe you hit every red light and spilled your coffee, and the kids are fighting, and it just feels like you can’t do anything right. Sound familiar? We all have days like that...
Needle Felt Your Stress Away

Needle Felt Your Stress Away

Have you ever come home at the end of a long day and wanted to just stab something? Look, I’m not saying I have, and I’m not saying I haven’t. What I can tell you is that one of the best (and most legal) ways to channel that frustration is needle felting. Here are 5...
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