Did your loved ones forget to check your Bluprint wishlist when they shopped for this year’s gifts? Don’t worry! We’ve wrapped up 21 of our newest guides and are delivering them to you right here, for free — just imagine they have a big red bow around them.
Find your favorite, grab a cup of tea and settle in with your loved ones to learn something new. It’s easy, because each guide is downloadable, printable and yours forever. Plus, since they’re packed with tips, tutorials and tricks from the experts you trust, you can explore a new hobby or skill with confidence and ease!
Cake & Cooking
Baking Essentials for Beginners
Become a baking whiz with the help of 20+ tutorials and recipes! From always picking the right flour to can’t-miss troubleshooting tips, this guide is here to save the day — and your sanity.
Cute Holiday Cake Pops: 10 Step-by-Step Tutorials
Make cute cake pops for every holiday. Check out these 10 tutorials and always be prepared for parties, from the Fourth of July to Easter and beyond.
The Best Chicken Recipes for Simple & Satisfying Dinners at Home
Does it taste like chicken … again? Don’t fret! This guide is loaded with mouthwatering recipes and super-helpful tips for chicken dinners that will bring everyone clamoring to the dinner table in record time.
Weekly Meal Planner Template
Better meals and more time to relax in the evenings? We’ll take two, please. Download this meal planning template and reap the tasty rewards this week!
Yarn & Fiber Arts
Lovely Lacy Crochet: 4 Classic Lace Stitches to Master
How many of these stitches are you fluent in? Find out and brush up on your skills with more than 20 pages packed with tips and tricks for your best lace crochet yet.
Around We Go! Tips & Tutorials for Crocheting in the Round
Is your head spinning trying to crochet in the round? This guide is here to help with reading diagrams, working the magic ring, creating a flat circle and more.
The Foolproof Guide to Adorable Amigurumi
Are you looking for adorable handmade gifts? Amigurumi is your answer and this guide is how you get there!
How to Choose and Use the Right Type of Yarn Every Time
So much yarn, so little time! This guide is here to help you choose the right type of yarn for every project. Your day just got a lot easier!
Knitting In the Round Made Easy
Stop going around in circles and finally learn how to knit in the round! From faster, cleaner techniques to making your projects flat, all of the answers are here.
Need-to-Know Knitting Abbreviations
Never be stumped by a knitting abbreviation again! Print this guide for quick help when you need it, and always have essential abbreviations at arms reach.
Scarf Weaving With Confidence: 7 Must-Know Tips
The gift everyone will be asking you to make? It’s sure to be a handwoven scarf! Learn seven crucial tips for your best results yet.
Art & Photo
What Should I Draw?
Be honest. Are you in a drawing rut? This guide is ready to inspire you to create your next masterpiece with 140 drawing prompts you’ll love.
Top Techniques for 4 Out-of-the-Ordinary Art Mediums
If you’re looking for new mediums to inspire your work, you’re in luck! This free guide has the tutorials and techniques you need to bring your ideas to life.
Crosshatching in Art: Add Value & Texture With Simple Lines
Want to improve your crosshatching skills for greater detail and texture in your work? This guide boasts six technique overviews, sure to elevate your drawings!
A Painter’s Guide to Canvas: Choose, Stretch, Prime & Paint
Have you ever been stuck in the aisle of your local art shop wondering which canvas to choose? Those trips are about to get a lot shorter, with the helpful information in this guide.
Photoshop Essentials: Need-to-Know Tools & Techniques
Get started with Adobe Photoshop® and become a pro at tracking changes, cloning image elements, optimizing exposure and more.
Secrets to Successful Nature Photography in Every Season
We know you’re obsessed with nature photography; so how about picking up tips that will help you take the photos you love year round? Get this guide and learn how.
16 Essential Lightroom Shortcuts
Save time and make your Adobe Lightroom® workflow more efficient than ever! It’s all possible with the must-have keyboard shortcuts you’ll find in this guide.
Sewing & Quilting
Beginner’s Guide to Sewing Professional-Quality Seams
Feeling like your seams could look a little more polished? Find out expert tips for sewing extraordinary seams, from the simplest stitches to the most creative finishings.
How to Finish Your Quilts in Style
Don’t lose your motivation before the final stitch! With these photo-filled tutorials, brilliant tips and more, finishing just might become your favorite part of the quilting process.
4 Innovative Paper Crafts You Probably Haven’t Tried Before
Four paper craft ideas you haven’t tried before? Find out if it’s true, and enjoy the step-by-step guidance and wow-worthy tutorials you’ll discover in this go-to guide.