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My Top Ten Favorite DIY Craft Blogs

March 3, 2013
If crafts, glitter and glue are part of your genetic makeup, then you’re probably just as in love with DIY as I am. Which means you’re always on the lookout for fantastic and inspirational DIY blogs. Well, I thought I’d take some of the legwork out of the equation and share a few of my favorite craft blogs with you. They’re sure to become some of your favorites as well.

DIY Craft Project - Fashion Stone Statement Rings via Alisa Burke - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
The blog: Alisa Burke / The project: Stone Statement Rings
Written by Alisa Burke, a freelance painter and mixed media artist, Alisa is always looking for new ways to break the rules and redefine art. She draws inspiration from street art, graffiti, art history and fashion and loves to recycle found items in her artwork. Her blog includes a vast array of craft tutorials, sketches family adventures, recipes, and fashion projects.

Homemade Cheesecake Recipe - Coffee and Cream Cheesecake Recipe via A Beautiful Mess - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
Written by Elsie and Emma, A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog that focuses on simple ways to create a beautiful and inspired lifestyle. As believers in lifelong learning, Elsie and Emma share craft projects, recipes, fashion and decor ideas and DIYs on their blog daily to help make your life a little bit sweeter.


DIY Fashion Project - How to Turn a Dress Into a Blouse Tutorial via Bored & Crafty - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
Written by Meream, Bored & Crafty yields her love of fashion, fabrics and sewing. Meream has a degree in Psychology from the University of the Philippines and her family includes four cats – Snow, Ghost, Egg, and Chino. While many of the DIY craft projects she posts on her blog include plushes, clothing and puffy cloud mobiles, she would love to learn woodworking. She is currently preparing to re-open her online shop.

DIY Craft Project - Travel Map Pin Board DIY via Ciera Design - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
The blog: Ciera Design / The project: Travel Map Pin Board DIY
Written by graphic designer, Ciera Holzenthal, Ciera Design is a lifestyle and design blog where Ciera shares her adventures as a freelance graphic designer as well as her many DIY projects, photography, home decor projects, arts and crafts, music, inspired living ideas, and all things graphic design.

DIY Craft Project - How to Handpaint Porcelain Dishes via Craft & Creativity - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
The blog: Craft & Creativity / The project: Painting Porcelain
Written by Helena of Vallentuna, Sweden, a self employed graphic designer of ten years,  Craft & Creativity contains an abundance of simple DIY craft projects designed around the home, living, fashion and family – many with a focus on recycling everyday items.

DIY Bath and Beauty Project - Essential Oil Solid Perfume DIY via Go Make Me - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
Written by Cate Holst of Sydney, Australia, Go Make Me features a glorious selection of DIY projects and recipes that Cate loves to make, bake and create. She has had three projects published in the Kids Crafternoon Book Series by Hardie Grant and been featured on the Huffington Post. All of her handmade projects and delicious recipes feature beautiful in-depth photos and instructions.

Homemade Macaroons Recipe via One Sheepish Girl - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
Written by Meredith, a yarn lover from Dallas, TX, One Sheepish Girl explores Helen’s most recent projects – whether it’s embroidering in her journal or trying out a new recipe – along with a collection of fun knitting and crochet projects you can make yourself.
Homemade Cookie Recipe - Intensely Chocolate Sables Recipe via Smitten Kitchen - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
The blog: Smitten Kitchen / The project: Intensely Chocolate Sables

Written by New Yorker, Deb, who is also cook, photographer and occasional dishwasher has received numerous awards and press for Smitten Kitchen where she shares her love of food and the recipes she’s tried, improved upon and created. She’s big on comfort foods stepped up a bit – like bread and birthday cakes made entirely from scratch – and shares not only recipes but also tutorials on everything from how to poach an egg to how to make tart doughs that won’t shrink up on you. She’s wary of excessively fussy foods and pretentious ingredients.

DIY Craft Project - Mario Inspired Handmade Rainbow Road Coffee Cuff via Wild Olive - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
The blog: Wild Olive / The project: Rainbow Road Coffee Cuff
Written by Mollie, a 30-something crafter and illustrator of cute things, Wild Olive contains a collection of handmade crafts and cuteness. While her most recent craft tutorials were themed around Mario Week, her posts are often filled with craft projects, patterns and printables you can download for free and use in your own projects.

Homemade Popsicles Recipe - Star Fruit Popsicles Recipe with Printable Flags via Funky TIme - DIY Craft Blog Round Up
Written by Sibylle, a freelance graphic designer and blogger, FunkyTime was declared one of the twelve most creative blogs on the internet in one of Germany’s most popular women’s magazines. Her work is featured in two books, “The Design Cookbook: Recipes for a Stylish Home” by the HGTV host Kelly Edwards (available May 1st, 2013) and “Mod Podge Rocks! Decoupage your World” by Amy Anderson. Funky Time includes Sibylle’s own budget friendly DIY projects and decorating ideas, free printables and her online magazine, Funkytime Magazine – seasonal home and lifestyle magazine featuring articles on food, design, fashion & DIY projects.

What are some of your favorite blogs?


  • Kirsten Oliphant

    March 3, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    Followed your link via blog it up and love this great collection of DIY blogs! Thanks for sharing.

  • Morena Hockley

    March 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    I’ve never heard of most of these blogs. What a great list! TFS!

  • Meream

    March 4, 2013 at 5:46 am

    Gosh, this is such an honor. And in the company of incredibly talented bloggers, too!

  • Ruth Ramaekers

    March 4, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    That’s a great list! Thanks for sharing Rebecca!

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