8 Memorial Day Craft Ideas for the Long Weekend
For some, Memorial Day weekend represents the kick-off to camping season — for others, it’s a time to reflect on the sacrifice of those who have served the United States. And for those of us who love to make stuff, it’s a much-needed extra day…
How To Fix Flyaways In Photoshop the Easy Way with Chris Orwig
Learning how to fix flyaways in Photoshop is something any photographer can greatly benefit from. They’re nearly inevitable during shooting – but also extremely distracting in finished products. Flyaways, or those single strands of hair that you might find crossing your model’s face or straying…
DIY: How to Make the Perfect Buttercream Frosting
Whether you’re a baking novice or an old-hand in the kitchen, perfecting the holy grail of indulgent icing — buttercream — can be tricky business. Lucinda Larson, the Icing Diva, has the secret in this DIY tutorial for this workhorse of the cake decorating world: buttercream…
A Step-By-Step Guide to Assembling a Stylish God’s Eye
If you spent time at summer camp as a child, you might have learned to make a diamond-shaped yarn craft called a “God’s Eye.” It is a simple yarn craft that can be dressed up for more sophisticated projects now that you are grown up….
Sewing Darts: A Video Tutorial with Christine Haynes
“Darts appear in all kinds of projects – garments and beyond. You’ll see them in tote bags, purses, you’ll even see them in home decor projects.” Which is why CreativeLive enlisted pattern-maker and sewing instructor, Christine Haynes to teach you how to mark, sew, and press…
DIY Pennant Banner: How to Use Scraps to Make Bunting
As a vintage shop owner and an avid crafter, you can imagine how many bags of vintage scraps I’ve accumulated. If I find a beautiful dress in utter disrepair, I try to find a way to make its incredible fabric last by using scraps as…
7 Wedding DIYs That Look Hard But Are Actually Super Easy
You know those crafty people who just seem to be able to make anything by hand? It’s ok if you’re not one of those people. Also, and this is perhaps the more important part, a lot of people you think are those people actually are…
DIY Wedding Trends You Will See At Every Wedding This Year
Wedding trends are fascinating; flipping through Pinterest, it’s easy to get an idea of which looks and styles are the fastest emerging, and which have already achieved full-on ubiquity. If you’re a crafter person, you’re in luck — handmade, DIY wedding decor has been right…
Fix Old Photos With This One Easy Photoshop Trick
You know that strange red tint on all of the photos in your family albums? It has a name – it’s called a color cast. Most old pictures have one, and if you scan and upload them to Photoshop, you can easily do away with it….
How To Record A Live Band Perfectly
Capturing the energy of a live performance can be one of the more challenges pursuits an engineer faces in their career. While modern digital consoles have made multitrack recording in a live environment almost seamless, successfully putting out a killer-sounding live mix is another task altogether….
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