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Top 12 Crafting Trends to Learn in 2023 In this post, you will find the Top 12 On-Trend Crafts of the Year and find inspiration from some talented artists. This list will inspire you to make your own versions and follow some new cool creators on Instagram and Tik Tok.

Top 12 Crafting Trends to Learn in 2023

In this post, you will find the Top 12 On-Trend Crafts of the Year and find inspiration from some talented artists. This list will inspire you to make your own versions and follow some cool new creators on Instagram and Tik Tok.

Crafting has never been more exciting! 

In 2023, there is a new wave of innovative and imaginative crafting ideas that are going viral on social media. These crafts are the ideal update to certain time-honoured crafts, making them even more pleasurable to make and DIY. 

The crafts community are full of vibrant and creative people and ideas and gives us so much inspiration to get off our devices and create something special. 

Create some genuinely wonderful and one-of-a-kind crafts to show off to your friends and family while getting inspired and having fun.

Never has crafting been more interesting! 
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Custom Stained glass eyewear by coloradoglassworks

1. Glass Leadlight 

Also known as Stained Glass & Glass Art

Stained glass leadlight is having a major moment in the craft world, and for good reason! This ancient art form has been given a modern twist, and the results are stunning. Whether you're looking to add a pop of colour to your home, or just want to show off your DIY skills, stained glass leadlight is the way to go. With the use of bold and bright colours, intricate patterns, and a range of textures, you can create truly unique pieces that are sure to become the focal point of any room. So grab a hammer and some lead, and get ready to channel your inner artisan! Remember, safety first – gloves and eye protection are a must!

Craft Level: Difficult
Cost: Can get expensive with how many tools are involved and the price of supplies
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Stained glass pink panther by alchemyglassworks

What is Stained Glass?

Leadlighting is a craft that involves cutting and assembling small pieces of coloured glass to create intricate designs. You can use lead lighting to create beautiful and unique window panels, suncatchers, and even lampshades. It's a challenging craft requiring patience and attention to detail, but the results can be stunning.

What cool leadlight products can you make?

  • Suncatchers: Suncatchers are small, decorative pieces of glass that hang in a window and catch the sunlight. They can be made in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be used to add a touch of colour and personality to any room.
  • Jewellery: Leadlight jewellery is a beautiful and unique way to add a touch of colour and personality to any outfit. They can be made in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be used to create a statement piece or a subtle accent.
  • Picture frames: Leadlight picture frames are a beautiful and unique way to display your photos. They can be made in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be used to add a touch of colour and personality to any room.
  • Sculptures: Leadlight sculptures can be used to create beautiful and intricate designs that can be used as a focal point in any room.
  • Homewares: such as lamps, vases, coasters, ornaments and other home decor items that can add a touch of elegance and colour to any room

What edgy Stained Glass artists to follow?

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Stained glass cowgirl boots & hat by alchemyglassworks

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Leadlight crying hearts suncatchers by lumpy.glass

Who to watch on Stained Glass Tik Tok?

@hiddenhouses How I make my stained glass suncatchers 🌈 #stainedglass #stainedglassart #stainedglassdiy #artistsoftiktok ♬ Moog City - C418
@cutjoin Let’s make a suncatcher. #artprocessvideo #artistsoftiktok #attist #workinprogress #stainedglassartwork ♬ love - lofi.samurai

2. Needlepoint Stitch Pillows

Get ready to add some sass and class to your home with modern word-quote needlepoint pillows! This craft is the perfect way to bring some humour and personality to your decor, and it's so much more than just granny's flowery needle points. Everyone from Grandmillennials to Maximalists is jumping on this trend and to be honest, why wouldn't you?


Modern word quote needlepoint pillows are like a blank canvas, waiting for you to unleash your inner comedian and add some humour to your home. Whether you're into sassy quotes, sarcastic one-liners, or just a good old-fashioned pun, needlepoint pillows are the perfect way to make your sofa a little funnier.

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'Don't be a drag' needlepoint pillow by furbishstudio

So, why exactly are modern word-quote needlepoint pillows so cool in 2023? Well, for starters, they're completely customisable! You can turn your plain jane couch into a work of wit, or add some personality to your bedroom that'll have your guests doing a double-take.


Modern word quote needlepoint pillows are the perfect way to add some humour and personality to your home. So, grab your needle and thread, and let your wit run wild! You never know, you might just turn into the next Nikki Glaser of the needlepoint world!

Craft Level: Medium
Cost: Can get costly with the price of supplies when you get addicted

What is Needlepoint?

Traditional needlepoint craft involves using a needle and yarn or thread to stitch a design onto a piece of mesh fabric, typically canvas, to create decorative homewares and crafts.

Needlepoint homewares or accessories can be made with a variety of materials such as wool, silk or cotton, and can be finished with a variety of trims such as tassels, pom-poms or even fringe and can also be created using a wide range of different techniques, such as cross-stitching, or even using a canvas printed with the design, making it accessible to all skill levels.

What fun Needlepoint items can you DIY?

  • Throw Pillows
  • Jewellery
  • Tote Bags
  • Wall Art
  • Coasters
  • Lampshades

What cool Needlepoint artists to follow?

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Pink 'Party Animal' needlepoint pillow by havanastitchfit

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'Somebunny loves You' needlepoint stitched pillow by ineedabiggerhouse

Want more inspo? 

Who to watch on Needlepoint Tik Tok?

@stitchinginthecity #pillowtalk #crafting #needlepoint #ndlpt #ndlptnation #needlepointtiktok #diy #diyproject ♬ original sound - stitchinginthecity
@notjustneedlepoint No shortage of cheeky sayings @thirdcoaststitches !! #needlepoint #needlework #needlepointtiktok #fyp #chicago #grandmillenial #grandmillennialstyle #craft #cheeky #sarcasm #ndlpt ♬ dancing in the moonlight - 🩻🧿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

3. Dried Flower Embroidery

Get ready to add some nature and flair to your home with cool dried flower embroidery! This mixed-media art form is the perfect way to bring some beauty and personality to your decor.

Cool-dried flower embroidery is a blank canvas waiting for you to add some natural beauty to your home. Whether you're into delicate blooms, vibrant wildflowers, or just a good old-fashioned sunflower, this craft is the perfect way to liven up your walls.

Dried flower embroidery is customizable, allowing you to turn your bland walls into a garden of delight by adding some personality. So, grab your needle and thread and let your creativity run wild! You never know, you might just turn into the next Frida Kahlo of the embroidery world!
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Dried embroidery flower hoops by olgaprinku
Craft Level: Medium
Cost: Can get expensive with the price of embroidery thread

What is Dried Flower Embroidery?

Dried flower embroidery is a craft that involves using dried flowers to create designs and patterns on fabric, typically using needle and thread. The dried flowers serve as unique and organic embellishments for the embroidery work, giving it a natural and decorative touch.

What DIY Embroidery can you make with  Dried Flowers?

  • Wall Hangings
  • Delicate Jewellery
  • Small Decorative Cushions
  • Lampshades

What Dried Flower Embroidery artists to follow?

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Dried flower embroidery by plumari.studio

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Dried embroidery lampshade by olgaprinku

Who to watch on Embroidery Tik Tok?

@plumari.flowers Eant to ser the end result? Let me know in the comment section! πŸ₯° #flowerart #springhassprung #wreathmakersoftiktok #driedflowersstyle #floressecas #embroidersoftiktok ♬ Dont Stop The Music Door Transition by Altego - ALTΓ‰GO
@calladfe Hollow heart 🌸 Dry flower embroidery 🌸 Check our online store #giftideas ♬ Swing Soon - Zero3 Music

4. Tile Mosaic art

Are you tired of the same old boring tile designs or wall art? Well, get ready to add some humour and personality to your walls, furniture or homewares with modern tile mosaic art! This craft is the perfect way to bring some fun and flair to your home, and it's so much more than just granny's bathroom tiles.

Modern tile mosaic art is like a blank canvas, waiting for you to unleash your inner artist and add some pizzazz to your decor. Whether you're into quirky quotes, abstract patterns, or just a good old-fashioned smiley face, tile mosaic art is the perfect way to make your walls a little brighter.

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Mosaic blue retro-inspired table by charlottecouraleau

So, why exactly is tile mosaic art so cool in 2023? Well, for starters, it's completely customisable! You can turn your bland bathroom into a work of art, create crazy maximalist furniture, or add some personality to your kitchen backsplash that'll have your guests doing a double-take. Did someone say a naughty quote ensuite wall? πŸ˜†

So, grab your tile cutters and let your creativity run wild!

Craft Level: Easy to Difficult, depending on the design you create
Cost: Inexpensive to costly, depending on where you source your tiles

What is Mosaic Tile Art?

Mosaic tile art is a decorative form of art that involves arranging small, colourful pieces of glass, stone, or ceramic tiles into intricate patterns or images. The tiles are arranged on a surface, such as a wall, tabletop, or floor, and then glued or grouted into place. Mosaic tile art has a long history and can be found in many cultures and civilizations, including ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt. Today, mosaic tile art is still a popular form of home decor and can add colour, texture, and interest to any room.

What can you DIY with Mosaic Tiles?

  • Wall Art
  • Maximalist furniture
  • Kitchen splashbacks
  • Ensuite Flooring
  • Outdoor BBQ tables
  • Placemats & Coasters

What fun Mosaic Tile artists to follow?

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Mosaic face pots by anais.anahata.atelier

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Signage tile mosaic typography by chifoumistudio

Who to watch on Mosaic Tile Tik Tok?

@brionymachinceramics Mosaic Summer Florals on a grey, rainy day πŸŒΏπŸŒΈπŸƒπŸŒΌπŸŒΏ#mosaic #mosaicart #mosaicmural #tiling #ceramics #ceramictiles #craft #art #handmade ♬ Bruises - Chairlift
@brushedsuede diy mosaic tiled table :") i was very clueless going into this tbh but we made it #fyp #tiledtable #diy ♬ Hush (Still Woozy Remix) - The MarΓ­as

5. Handpainted Ceramics

Add some colour and personality to your life with hand-painted ceramics! This craft is the perfect way to bring uniqueness and personality into your home decor.


So, why exactly are hand-painted ceramics so cool in 2023? Well, for starters, you can turn your plain Jane mugs into mini works of art, or add some personality to your kitchen with hand-painted plates that'll have your guests adore at your next dinner party.

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Get out of my house handpainted plate by bettyandthelovecats

Hand-painted ceramics are like a blank canvas, waiting for you to unleash your inner artist and add some pizzazz to your daily routine. Whether you're into quirky quotes, abstract patterns, or just a good old-fashioned smiley face, hand-painted ceramics are the perfect way to make your mornings a little brighter.

So, grab your paintbrushes and see what designs you can create, they are sure to be as amazing as you are.

Craft Level: Easy to Difficult depending on the design
Cost: Affordable if upcycling

What is Handpainted Ceramics?

Hand-painted ceramics refer to decorative and functional homewares that have been decorated by hand using paint or other materials. The possibilities for hand-painted ceramics are endless and can include anything from abstract designs and patterns to portraits, squiggles and landscapes. These handcrafted design items make for unique and personal decor pieces that are sure to bring character to any room.

What Ceramics can you hand paint?

  • Plates
  • Vases
  • Mugs
  • Bowls
  • Jars
  • Clocks

What beautiful Hand-painted Ceramic artists to follow?

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Handpainted Crab from all around the world plates by araceli_adams

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Ceramic ontology by sweetdestructor

Who to watch on Hand-painted Ceramic Tik Tok?

@gennamhoward ♬ original sound - cluroberto
@somsclay1 Espresso set anyone?? . . . . #ceramicsoftiktok#handmadeceramics#handmadepottery#handmadeespressocup#handpaintedflowers#flowercups#flowerset#springvibes#loveflowers#cupoftheday ♬ Coffee Song - Charbel Mazraani

6. Modern Quilting/Patchwork

Quilting isn't just for granny's anymore! This classic craft has gone through a major makeover and is now the coolest and most modern thing since sliced bread. No longer are quilts reserved for your grandmother's bedspread, now they're taking over the world, one square at a time!

Modern quilting or patchwork is all about mixing and matching patterns, colours, and textures to create eye-catching designs that'll feel like a work of art. And the best part? You don't need to be a professional seamstress to make your own quilt - just a willingness to get creative and have a little bit of fun!

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Patchwork tablecloth & homewares by mimosa.no9

So, what exactly makes quilting so cool in 2023? Well, for starters, the possibilities are endless! With an ever-growing selection of modern fabrics, threads, and tools, you can create anything from a colourful geometric quilt, a panel for the back of your jacket, to some funky abstract pants that'll have everyone talking.

Craft Level: Medium to Difficult
Cost: Can get costly with the price of supplies if not recycling fabrics

What is Modern Quilting?

Modern quilting is a style of quilting that takes inspiration from contemporary design trends, including minimalist and geometric patterns, bright and bold colours, and an emphasis on modern materials and techniques. It often features an updated take on traditional quilting methods, but with a fresh, modern twist that makes it ideal for both practical and decorative purposes. Whether it's incorporating innovative materials like metallic fabrics or incorporating elements of pop art, modern quilting is all about pushing the boundaries of this classic craft form

What could you Quilt in 2023?

  • Throw pillows
  • Blankets and bed covers

  • Wall hangings

  • Table runners

  • Tote bags

  • Clothing items such as jackets and vests

  • Floor cushions

  • Poufs

  • Art pieces for display

  • Quilts for outdoor use such as picnics and camping

  • Home decor items like curtains, tablecloths and coasters

  • Unique and personalised gifts such as baby quilts and memory quilts

What edgy Modern Quilting artists to follow?

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Kids bucket hats by ursi.store

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Quiled Tulip Jacket by thrillenniumvintage
Who to watch on Quilting Tik Tok?
@megandthequilts Let this be my #quiltfest2023 entry for periwinkle just the tiniest smidge of periwinkle. FYI- This pattern looks even better when you don’t trim off too much trying to make an inset circle. 10/10 recommend following the directions Pattern and better example @Amy Amy’s Quilt Co. Also- this is tiny, scrappy heaven. #discoballquilt #modernquilting #scrappyquilt #quiltinglove #chaosquilting #learntoquilt ♬ Mamma Mia - ABBA
@marisaboren Cool girl mode #quilted #sewing #diyfashion #slc #utah #bernina #seamstressesoftiktok #seamstress ♬ Small Worlds - Mac Miller

7. Plaster Art

Are you ready to get down and dirty with some plaster? Well, plaster art is a cool and trendy craft that involves slapping wet plaster onto a surface, and creating textured and abstract designs. The best part? The messier, the better! 

Over the last few years everyone was getting into basic plaster art, you could even find it in Kmart but this year artists are taking it to the next level and really getting creative by creating stunning artworks that should be hung in a gallery. 

But don't get scared off by these artists, study them and watch some youtube videos to go from basic to fab in no time. Don't forget to add some colour to the plaster and your own personality to suit your own home.
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Stunning artwork by stephaniebassil_art
Craft Level: Easy
Cost: Cheap as chips when plastering over old art

What is Plaster Art 2023?

This artsy technique has been making waves in the crafting community for the past few years and shows no signs of disappearing anytime soon. Because this art has been around for a while, it slowly has morphed itself into unique ways of applying the plaster, and some spectacular results by adding colours.

And the best part? You don't need to be a Michelangelo to create something cool and unique with plaster! This craft is for everyone. So, grab your buckets and your goggles, and let's get messy!

What can you create with Plaster Art?

  • Wall art and sculptures
  • Decorative tiles and coasters
  • Planters and vases
  • Bookends and paperweights
  • Jewellery and keychains
  • Christmas ornaments and figurines
  • Personalised hand moulds

What new Plaster artists to follow?

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Black and white plaster artwork by madegiftco

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Palm Tree & cat plaster artwork by littlegaga__

Who to watch on Plaster Tik Tok?

@noritagharib Plaster Art on Canvas Tutorial You’ll need: plaster, water, canvas, paint brush, sandpaper, & bucket 🀍 Full tutorial on YouTube #plaster #plasterart #arttutorial #art ♬ original sound - Nora Gharib
@gia.marie.art πŸ’˜ #plasterart #arttok #art #artprocess #contemporaryart #modernart ♬ UNTIL I FOUND YOU - favmusicvibes
@texturesbydani #obsessed #palmtrees #visualasmr #textured #art #palmtreeart #texturedart #plasterart #modernart ♬ popular tame impala songs - judah

8. Fake Cake Dessert Homewares

Are you tired of boring home decor? Want to spice things up with a touch of sweetness? Look no further than the latest trend in homewares: Fake Food Homewares! From faux buttercream cakes to doughnut mirrors, these realistic-looking treats will have you drooling in delight. 

With intricate details and stunning designs, these fake food items are perfect for adding a touch of whimsy and fun to any room in your home. So why settle for boring home decor when you can have the sweetest, most delicious-looking decor around?

My personal favourite from this trend is the fake buttercream cakes which you can find in jewellery boxes, trinket boxes, clocks, mirrors and tissue boxes!
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Fake buttercream cake plastic jewellery box by faux.cakes 

You may remember my post '50 vintage buttercream cakes to lust after" Well these fake buttercream cakes take this to the next level!!

Craft Level: Some creative skills needed
Cost: Affordable when upcycling old homewares or using cardboard bases

What is Fake Buttercream Cake Home decor?

Fake Buttercream Cake Home Decor is the latest trend in homewares, perfect for those who love cake and have a sweet tooth. But here's the catch - these are not real cakes! These realistic-looking treats are made of fake materials, perfect for the maximalist home style where more is more.

So, if you're someone who loves to have their cake and eat it too, this is the perfect DIY craft for you! Not only will you be able to create your own delectable-looking pieces, but you'll also be able to enjoy them without any guilt of calories. Plus, you'll have something to show off to your friends and family that you created this delight yourself!

So why not add some fun to your home decor and make your own Faux Buttercream Cake? Trust me; it'll be the sweetest and coolest addition to your living space!

What can you DIY that looks like Fake Cakes or Desserts?

  • Tissue Box Holders that look like slices of cake or desserts
  • Clocks that are fake buttercream cake delights
  • Handbags & Shoes that are pimped out with frosting
  • Jewellery Boxes that look like buttercream cakes
  • Wall & Make-up mirrors that have a creamy frosting and cherry border
  • Lamp bases that a cakes
  • Clothing, that's right, I have seen a corset that looks like a cake
  • Hats which include cowgirl hats, mini headbands & tophat
  • Faux food centrepieces for your dining table
  • Fake ice-creams made from felt & other craft materials
  • Felt breakfast Foods like waffles, pancakes & bacon
  • Fake Sushi Rolls made from polymer clay
  • Resin Coasters that look like slices of watermelon, kiwi or other fruits
  • Wall Art that brightens up a dull room. Who wouldn't want a faux cake hanging on their wall?

What unreal Fake Cake artists to follow?

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Clocks, handbags & trinket faux cake boxes by faux.cakes

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Fake vintage buttercream cake circle box by cakeshackco

Want Real Buttercream cake inspo?

Who to watch on Fake Cakes Tik Tok?

9. Leather Craft

In the realm of fashion and craftsmanship, leather has always been an enduring material that exudes sophistication and elegance. With the advent of modern leather crafts, a new wave of artistic expression has been unleashed, where artisans are creating cool and funky accessories using innovative styles and patterns.

So if you are looking for a fun and quirky craft to try then why not give leather crafting a try? Not only is it a great way to unleash your creativity, but it's also a practical way to add a personal touch to your everyday items. Plus, imagine the satisfaction of knowing that your beloved keyring was made by your own two hands and imagine the gifts you could make! 
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Vintage-inspired statement leather snake bag by malevolentleather

Craft Level: Difficult at first
Cost: Expensive for leather and tools

What is Leather Crafts?

Gone are the days when leather crafting was confined to traditional designs and techniques. Today's leather artists are experimenting with new styles, patterns, and colour combinations to create unique and contemporary pieces that reflect their individuality and creativity.

From handbags and wallets to belts and bracelets, modern leather crafts are all about pushing the boundaries and challenging conventional norms. Some artists are incorporating unconventional materials, such as metals and fabrics, to create striking and unconventional designs. Others are using laser-cutting technology to etch intricate patterns and designs onto the leather surface, giving their creations an avant-garde feel.

What leathercraft items can you DIY?

  • Belts
  • Wallets
  • Phone cases
  • Keychains
  • Coasters
  • Hairclip
  • Cup holders
  • Beer drink holders
  • Bracelets
  • Watch straps
  • Journal covers
  • Handbags
  • Shoes
  • Bookmarks
  • Zip cases
And if you're looking for gift ideas, here are some leather-made items that could make great presents:
  • Engraved wallets
  • Monogrammed keychains
  • Handmade leather bracelets
  • Customised luggage tags
  • Personalised leather passport covers
  • Leather wine carriers

What Leather artists to follow?

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Custom leather purple & black 80s vibes handbag by  _n__aga

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Starry Night leather wallet by malevolentleather

Who to watch on leathercraft Tik Tok?

@leatherling Literally giving “drip” #handmadeleathergoods #leathercraft #crafting #leathertok #leatherasmr #leatherpursemadebyme #handstitchedleather #saddlestitch #leatherasmrsounds #diyleather #diycraft ♬ original sound - Leather Ling
@designedbydaydreams Binding a cute leather book pair. I love these two togther. #leatherbook #leatherwork #leathercraft #leatherjournal #journaling #notebook #bookbinding #bookbinder #bookbindersoftiktok #bookbindingathome #bookbindingtools #books #handmade #smallbusiness ♬ Gretta Ray Vienna Cover - Gretta Ray
@morrisonmade Making a wallet with some ASMR #asmr #asmrsounds #visualasmr #leathercraft #leathertok #handmade ♬ original sound - MorrisonMade Leather

10. Crystal Infused Candle Making

Looking for a way to bring some positive energy into your home? Well, the Crystal Infused Candle trend might be just what you need! Combining the magical properties of crystals with the soothing power of candlelight, these candles are all the rage right now. 

So, whether you're looking to add a little spiritual flair to your home or just want to indulge in a little self-care, this trend has got you covered! So, let's light up those chakras and dive into the world of crystal-infused candles!
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'The Lovers' crystal candle by luna.litt
Craft Level: Easy
Cost: Affordable if you can find a good supplier of candle wax & crystals

What are Crystal Infused Candles?

Crystal-infused candles are a recent trend that combines two popular obsessions: candles and crystals. These candles are not just your regular scented candles, but they are candles infused with crystals that are believed to have spiritual and healing properties. It's a modern take on witchcraft that has captured the hearts of many. 

The candles are typically made by placing crystals at the bottom of the candle jar and pouring melted wax over them. As the candle burns, the crystal energy is said to be released and provides various benefits. The trend has even inspired DIYers to make their own crystal-infused candles, experimenting with different crystals and fragrances to create a unique and personalized experience.

What type of Crystal Infused Candles can you DIY?

  • Amethyst Crystal Candle: Infuse your candle with amethyst crystals to promote a sense of calm and relaxation.
  • Rose Quartz Crystal Candle: Add rose quartz crystals to your candle for a touch of self-love and positivity.
  • Citrine Crystal Candle: Infuse your candle with citrine crystals to bring abundance and prosperity into your life.
  • Black Tourmaline Crystal Candle: Add black tourmaline crystals to your candle for grounding and protection.
  • Clear Quartz Crystal Candle: Use clear quartz crystals to amplify the intention of your candle and enhance its healing properties.
  • Hematite Crystal Candle: Infuse your candle with hematite crystals to bring balance and harmony to your life.
  • Tiger's Eye Crystal Candle: Add tiger's eye crystals to your candle for courage and strength.
These are just a few examples of the different types of Crystal Infused Candles that you can create. The possibilities are endless, so feel free to get creative and experiment with different types of crystals and scents to make a candle that is uniquely yours.

What beautiful Crystal Candle artists to follow?

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Pastel unicorn crystal candles by  unicornmanor

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 Black witch crystal candles by oldcrowbroomco

Who to watch on Crystal Candle Tik Tok?

11. Beaded bags & accessories

Are you ready to make a statement with your accessories? If so, then the beaded bags and accessories trend is perfect for you! These playful and colourful pieces are the epitome of maximalism, adding a fun pop to any outfit. These bags and accessories are designed with large and intricate beadwork, featuring a range of shapes and colours to choose from. Whether you want to add a touch of retro to your look or embrace a fun maximalism vibe, these beaded bags and accessories are the way to go.

The best part is that you can make your own DIY beaded bags and accessories at home, allowing you to let your creativity run wild! From clutches to headbands to jewellery, the possibilities are endless. So, if you're looking to add some fun and flair to your wardrobe, beaded bags and accessories are the way to go!
Mario beading dangle earrings by rissa.bead

Craft Level: Difficult
Cost: Can get expensive with how many tools are involved and the price of supplies

What is DIY Beaded Bags?

DIY beaded bags are handcrafted bags and accessories made using traditional beading techniques, with a modern twist. They are often inspired by retro and vintage patterns, but with added new materials and techniques to create a fresh, modern look. Beaded bags can be made using a variety of beads, including seed beads, sequins, huge plastic beads (my favourite) and pearls, and can be designed in a variety of colours and patterns. 

Making your own beaded bag or accessory is a great way to add a unique and personalized touch to your style, while also getting to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of crafting. So, whether you're looking to create a statement piece or add a pop of colour to your everyday look, beaded bags and accessories are a fun and creative way to do it.

Craft Level: Medium - Difficult
Cost: Can get expensive with how many tools are involved and the price of supplies

What Accessories can you DIY with beads?

  • Necklaces: You can create beaded necklaces of various lengths and styles using different types of beads, strings, and pendants.
  • Bracelets: Beaded bracelets are a popular DIY accessory, and you can make them in different styles, including wrap bracelets, charm bracelets, and simple beaded strands.
  • Earrings: You can create statement earrings or simple studs using beads of different shapes, sizes, and colours.
  • Hair accessories: Headbands, hairpins, and barrettes can be adorned with beads for a fun and unique look.
  • Keychains: DIY beaded keychains are a cute and practical accessory, and you can create them in different shapes and sizes.
  • Bag charms: You can add a pop of colour to your bags with beaded bag charms and tassels.
  • Anklets: Beaded anklets can be simple or complex, and you can mix and match different types of beads to create a unique piece.
  • Clothing: Beading tops, skirts, dresses and scarves can all be made with beads, that's if you dare to wear
  • Rings: Beaded rings can be made using wire or elastic, and you can customize the design by choosing different bead colours and sizes.

What cool Bead artists to follow?

kirby beaded  gamer retro pin brooch,  top 12 crafting trend 2023 crafting trends to diy try, cool inspire inspo crafts
Kirby beaded pin by rissa.bead
cool granny square patch beaded bag,  top 12 crafting trend 2023 crafting trends to diy try, cool inspire inspo crafts
Granny square beaded bag by imbabyminou
pearl beaded handmade top,  top 12 crafting trend 2023 crafting trends to diy try, cool inspire inspo crafts
Beaded pearl crop top by the_one_beaded

Who to watch on Beaded Tik Tok?

12. Crochet Paintings

Are you tired of the same old paintings hanging on your walls? Do you want to add some texture and a touch of whimsy to your decor? Look no further than the latest trend in the art world: crochet paintings! well in mini form πŸ˜‚

These unique pieces combine the traditional craft of crochet with famous paintings to create one-of-a-kind pieces that are sure to be conversation starters. And the best part? You can even make your own DIY crochet painting as mini pins, bookmarks or even patches to sew on your clothing.
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Mini famous crochet paintings by to_crochet_or_knot_to_crochet

Give a retro twist to your favourite artwork! So grab your hook and let's get creative.

Craft Level: Difficult
Cost: Can get expensive with the price of supplies

What is Crochet Paintings art?

Crochet paintings art is a unique art form that combines the traditional technique of crochet with the modern medium of painting. It involves using a crochet hook to create intricate designs on a canvas or fabric, which are then painted over to create a beautiful and textured piece of art. 

This trend has gained popularity in recent years as a way to add a new level of depth and detail to paintings, while still maintaining the unique texture and character of crochet work. The possibilities are endless when it comes to crochet painting art, with artists experimenting with various yarns, colours, and patterns to create one-of-a-kind pieces.

What art can you crochet?

  • Wall hangings: Crochet can be used to create intricate and colourful wall hangings in a variety of sizes and shapes.
  • Sculptures: You can crochet small sculptures, such as animals, plants, or abstract shapes, using different techniques and yarn types.
  • Portraits: Crochet can be used to create portraits of people, animals, or fictional characters. You can use different colours and stitches to create a unique and eye-catching image.
  • Landscapes: Crochet can be used to create landscapes, such as seascapes, cityscapes, or nature scenes. You can use different shades of yarn to create a realistic or abstract image.
  • 3D installations: Crochet can be used to create 3D installations, such as geometric shapes, flowers, or abstract compositions. You can use different yarn types, hooks, and techniques to create a unique and interesting installation.

What Crochet Art artists to follow?

mini yarn wool crochet famous paintings artwork Van Gogh Monet ,  top 12 crafting trend 2023 crafting trends to diy try, cool inspire inspo crafts
Mini famous crochet paintings by rossellaciampa94.rc
mini yarn wool crochet famous paintings artwork Van Gogh Monet ,  top 12 crafting trend 2023 crafting trends to diy try, cool inspire inspo crafts
Mini famous crochet paintings by to_crochet_or_knot_to_crochet

Who to watch on Crochet Tik Tok?

Overview of the Top 12 Crafting Trends to Try in 2023

  1. Leadlight/Stained Glass
  2. Needlepoint Stitched Pillows
  3. Dried Flower Embroidery
  4. Tile Mosaic Art
  5. Handpainted Ceramics
  6. Modern Quilting/Patchwork Sewing
  7. Plaster Art
  8. Fake Cake Dessert Homewares
  9. Leather Crafts
  10. Crystal Infused Candle Making
  11. Handbeaded Bags & Accessories
  12. Crochet Paintings

Which Craft will you try, buy from the artists or have been inspired by?
Let me know below in the comments

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