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The New Craftsy App Is HERE and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Craftsy’s engineers have been busy, and we can’t wait to show you what they’ve created! Cue the launch of the newest version of the Craftsy app for iPhone and iPad, packed with amazing updates that makes it easier than ever for you to watch and enjoy your favorite classes. Of Craftsy’s three million members, more than one million are already using our app. Join the club and find out what you’ve been missing! Read more

Growing Organic: How Hard Is It, Really?

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Gardening, Home & Garden | Comments

Organic gardening has its challenges, but how hard is it, really? How do you combat insects and weeds without reaching for the chemical poisons? You're about to receive a crash course in organic gardening, so you'll be prepared to deal with problems before they exist. Read more

Go Beyond the Traditional Perennial Border: 5 Ideas for Flower Gardens

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in Gardening, Home & Garden | Comments

For the flower-obsessed, like myself, getting a flower garden planted is always top priority in the spring. Whether you have room for just a few containers on a balcony or a meadow of wildflowers, don’t hesitate to embrace all things floral in your garden this year. There's nothing like having fragrant bouquets by your bedside all summer or adding a few nasturtiums to your salads. Plus, they're just pretty to look at. Read more

Spring Surprise: Special Savings on Select Classes!

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Ready to hear something that'll be music to your ears? We've got a special spring surprise for you! Hint: You can save on select classes today. But hurry, it won't last long, so read on to learn more. Read more

How to Water a Bonsai Tree

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Gardening, Home & Garden | Comments

“How do I water this bonsai tree?” had to be the most common question I answered when I worked in a bonsai shop. Unfortunately, that question requires some nuance, but once you've considered it, watering your bonsai tree will be a breeze and become second nature to you. Read more

Craftsy Named Official Honoree in the Webby Awards!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

We're so proud to announce Craftsy was named an Official Honoree in the 18th Annual Webby Awards! We received Honoree-status in three categories, including recognition for the mobile app and online videos! Read more