Explore, Dream, Discover : These are the three words that’s just wonderfully put together by one of the profound American Crafter “Tim Holtz” in one of his designed stamp set called – “Life Quotes”.
occasion, you’ll come across plethora of ideas in the crafting world. What’s exciting most about crafting today is that it’s a hobby which will introduce you to the world of oxide inks, dye inks, pigment inks, stamps, pattern papers and what not. Imagine when you’re having tools and instruments and tons of products to play with at the disposal of your creativity, what glory it actually is!
Gone are the days when crafts was majorly about joker gum, marble papers and making the best out of waste. Today, crafting has taken a professional turn and it’s advancement in various countries have brought the crafters around the world to come together and form a community online.
With internet being at the palm of our hands, learning this professional art has become very reachable. Even from business point of view, we now have many Indian suppliers selling craft products of different countries in India. The doors being wide open in this field even in India, there are quite many entrepreneurs coming up with their own line of products. This shows the interest, enthusiasm and acceptance of people in India towards Crafting. Not confined to a particular technique is the beauty & essence of crafting today!
Initially in the olden times, rubber stamps were used basically for commercial purposes. Not anymore. Rubber stamps have transformed and paved their way through beautification of various images and quotes and designs which can be creatively stamped on different kinds of papers with coordinating inks.
Mixed media, Card making, decoupage, altered projects, happy mail projects are some of the forms of crafts. Some Crafters who inspire people are Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Christina Betts, and Andrea Gomoll who have their established profiles on various social media platforms.
A hobby like this keeps one invested & aids one in honing their creative skills. If you have an eye for creativity, just a few hours of crafting in your daily mundane life sparks joy and satisfaction and keeps our minds occupied.
In Crafting, there are No Mistake, Just Unique Creations.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR– Mrs. Jayana Shah has begun her journey as a freelance content writer since 2012. She has worked in an IT Company named Hybreed and also worked in an educational coaching institute named Infiniti Edu. She also works for and is into the social media managing of the craft company: Letzcraft. After stumbling upon Kristina Werner’s card making video on YouTube in 2013 she has fallen in love with the art of Paper Crafting. She likes to share her creativity with other Crafters globally. You can get connect to the author at [email protected]