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3 Different Types of Crafting

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Crafting is a great way in which you have the ability to express yourself creatively and could potentially turn into a small business. If you, however, are looking to craft solely as a hobby, that is okay too! There are so many different ways in which you can craft. Because it is a creative outlet, there is no right or wrong way to craft. There are so many things that you can personally do in order to allow the craft itself to be the creative outlet that you need.

Use vinyl

Many people use vinyl in their crafts. It is really versatile and can be used for many different things. Not only are there many different colours of vinyl that you can use on your projects, but there are also many different patterns and textures of the vinyl that can be used. One really cool type of vinyl is Aurora HTV. This type of vinyl is heat-transfer vinyl, also known as HTV. This vinyl adheres to the materials through the use of heat. This will require a heat press, or even an iron will work in this instance. Using the Aurora vinyl will ensure that your craft is unique and stands out among the crowds. You will not be disappointed while using it.


Another type of craft to consider starting as either a side hustle or a hobby is jewelry-making. This will allow for a creative outlet because you will be able to create jewellery that matches your style. There is no right or wrong way that you can create your jewellery. You can choose what type of jewellery you want to make, as well as the beads, pattern, and design. This is a great opportunity to create the jewellery that you have always wanted but have never been able to find. You can either keep it for yourself, give it away as gifts, or even sell it! The options are endless, and you will have complete control.


Another type of craft that you could choose to learn as either a hobby or to help start a small business is pottery. This is more of an uncommon thing to do, as there are a lot of tools needed in order to create a pot. However, it is something that can be used to create decor that will match the aesthetic of your home or the way that you would like your decor to look. There is a lot of freedom in this because you can choose the shape and design of how you would like it to look. Once again, this could be a great hobby for you to use as an outlet, or it could even turn into a small business. It is whatever you want and can go in whatever direction you would like to take it. 


There are so many benefits that are associated with crafting. You can use it as additional income or could just do it as a hobby to let off steam. Either way you will have complete control over what type of crafting you would like to do, and ultimately how the end result turns out. Good luck when choosing a craft to do!

David Radar, a psychology graduate from the University of Hertfordshire, has a keen interest in the fields of mental health, wellness, and lifestyle.

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