January is a great time for crafting

Written by Chris Monaghan

January 24th, 2023
January is a great time for crafting

January is a great time for crafting! With Christmas behind us, it's a perfect opportunity to take a break from the hustle and bustle and focus on some fun, creative projects.

One popular crafting trend for the new year is making vision boards. Vision boards are a great way to set intentions and goals for the upcoming months. They can be made with a variety of materials, such as magazine clippings, photographs, or personal mementos. They can be as simple or as elaborate as you like, and can be digital or hung in a prominent place as a daily reminder of your goals. You can use these to set your crafting intentions for the year - be that for your small business, or just to decide which gifts you want to make for who - get inspired.

For those looking for a more hands-on craft, January is a great time to try knitting or crocheting. Learning something new, or re-learning an old skill, gives you a great sense of achievement and when it’s as useful as this it’s really worth the effort. The things you create make you feel warm and cosy during the colder months, and you can start making gifts or creating beautiful new items for your own home.

Finally, if you're looking for a craft that can be enjoyed with the whole family, try digging out all of your old craft supplies and let the kids loose on creating something new. Be led by their imagination, rather than trying to steer the process and you might learn how to re-ignite your creative spark through their enjoyment.

January is a great time for crafting, whether you're looking to set intentions for the new year, brighten up your space, or simply enjoy a fun, creative project. Whether you're a seasoned crafter or a beginner, there's something for everyone to enjoy. But most importantly - have fun!