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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...

Creativebug Presents April

Every month, we release a slew of gorgeous, top-notch classes that we hope you are going to love. (We aim to please!)This month, in addition to releasing a big, beautiful promotional video for April, we’ve posted a trailer for all of the classes we’ll be releasing this month. So now you can visit the class pages, peruse the images, watch the promo...

DIY Your Easter

Looking for some fun DIY Easter projects? Look no further! Learn how to create cute Easter Bunny ears using wire and colorful fabric. Easy and fun to make, this craft is great for a children’s party activity. Make a whole set of bunny ears in different colors and sizes to wear at a family gathering, or use them as a photo booth prop.  ...

Natural Fabric Dyeing: How to Dye Cotton and Other Cellulose Fibers with Kristine Vejar

This is a guest post from an expert on all things art and crafts Melanie Falick* In her book, The Modern Natural Dyer, Kristine Vejar compares natural dyeing to cooking. She writes, “At its essence, the natural dyeing process can be much like making tea or cooking food. In fact, it may be helpful to think about following a favorite recipe when you...

Make Your Own Luck

This St.Patricks Day, make your own luck by using the promo code THREEFREE when you sign up for a 2 week free trial which will get you 3 Free classes to keep forever! That means that even after your subscription expires, you will always have access to 3 classes of your choosing.  After you sign up, keep the St. Patrick’s Day spirit going by...

Sew a Spring Wardrobe with Simplicity and Creativebug

Spring is the perfect time to clear your closet of clutter and fill it with a whole new wardrobe. What better way to achieve this new look then to create it yourself. Sew a Spring Wardrobe with Simplicity and Creativebug We have teamed up with Simplicity to bring you an awesome giveaway featuring patterns from Joy MacDonell’s and Deborah...

New Feature on Creativebug: Pattern Library

Check out our spring-themed Pattern Library, where you can browse a curated collection of downloadable knit and crochet pattern PDFs. A perk of membership, every pattern here is free for Creativebug subscribers only. This edition is full of springtime stitching inspiration, but keep an eye on the pattern library page for more patterns to download...

Let The Creative Juices Flow

This is Pam Garrison, an artist, crafter, and general creative pursuit enthusiast. She is currently teaching a 31-day drawing challenge where she shares her playful, encouraging style, providing prompts and colorful demonstrations every single day for a month. She will also be taking over the Creativebug Instagram this Friday, March 11th....

CB Wedded Bliss Giveaway

Calling all DIY enthusiasts, this ones for you! We are dedicating the month of March to all things wedding. We have teamed up with Cricut, Wilton, Studio Choo, and Maybelle Imasa to bring you the ultimate DIY wedding giveaway. Enter the Wedded Bliss Giveaway Heres how to participate: Enter the Rafflecopter widget below Screenshot and share your ...

Creativebug Presents March

When we’re putting together these monthly blog posts, it sometimes feels like we’re letting you in on a secret we’ve been sitting on for months. There’s something positively delicious about getting to divulge what we have up our sleeves—the new instructors, fresh content, exciting new opportunities to learn and share. I can practically feel each...

This Week on Creativebug | February 22nd – 26th

Days 20 – 26 of 29 Days of Drawing with Heather Ross and Molly Hatch 2/20: Molly Hatch – Draw Geometric and Organic Shapes image from: @ginginhandmade 2/21: Heather Ross – Draw Pencils and Pushpins image from: @aceofthread 2/22: Molly Hatch – Draw a Mug image from: @hillartific 2/23: Heather Ross – Draw Sunglasses image from: @geralyuo...

#Make2Share

You swore that 2016 would be the year that you committed to crafting. The year that you would draw everyday, knit every day, and create 365. And now here we are, almost in March, and you have fallen off of the crafting wagon. No worries, we have a challenge that’ll keep you and your loved ones creative. Join the #Make2Share challenge....

Creativebug at Stitches West 2016

If you’re a knitter, I am sure you have noticed the lack of knit focussed event. Lucky for you STITCHES West is almost here. STITCHESWest is a fiber experience for knitters and crocheters. It includes classes on topics from design to finishing with every topic in between. The STITCHES West Market is a shopping experience you won’t want...

Get 50% off Stitches West Entrance Fee

Headed to Stitches West? Download (right click on the image above and choose Save As) and print this coupon off and bring it to the Market to save 50% on the Market entrance fee, courtesy of Creativebug. Check out the schedule of events here: And click here for the list of awesome classes that Stitches West has to offer. Quick Tip: The hashtags...

Valentine’s Day Crafting with Friends

This is a guest post from an expert on all things art and crafts Melanie Falick* Being together with special friends is always the best gift, so when I look at these photos, I feel like I’ve already celebrated Valentine’s Day this year. That’s Tiffany and her 12-year-old daughter Dylan crafting at my dining room table. We decided to get together...

Fall in Love with Creativity

It’s that time of the year again. The red and pink frenzy has official taken over all of your local grocery stores. Everywhere you turn there are oversized bears, giant cards, and chocolates galore. Let’s skip getting your loved ones the average store bought goodies, instead, fall in love with creativity by checking out some of our fun...

Twinkie Chan Instagram Takeover

Remember when we told you that February was going to be full of surprises? Well here is one more, Twinkie Chan is taking over the Creativebug Instagram. Yes you read that right. On Friday February 12th, Twinkie will be posting on our Instagram all day, answering questions, sharing some behind the scenes footage, and of course posing for a selfie...

Creativebug Presents February

I don’t know about you guys, but January knocked our socks off. In addition to releasing 14 new classes on Creativebug last month, thousands of you joined our Daily Drawing Challenge with Lisa Congdon and shared your gorgeous work with us on the #cbdrawaday Instagram hashtag. In fact, due to popular demand, we are thrilled to announce that we are...

29 Days of Drawing with Heather Ross and Molly Hatch

Because the January Daily Drawing Challenge with Lisa Congdon was such a rousing success, we thought, hey, why not fan the flames of creativity and host a drawing challenge for February, too? And so, due to popular demand, we are thrilled to present our February Daily Drawing Challenge. For 29 days, we will release bite-sized drawing classes taken...