Making things can mend your mind.
Chicken soup for the crafter's soul.
Merging spirituality and craft, this book will guide your creative spirit and show you how using your own two hands can manifest a magical mindset. With simple DIY projects and anecdotes, this book is equal parts companion and resource for all creatives who want to dig deeper in understanding themselves and why they feel so good when they're making. A must have. A must read. A must re-read.
Craftfulness reminds us that at our core, no matter who we are and what we have been taught to believe about ourselves, all of us have an innate need to create-and our souls are happier when we do.
Craftfulness is, in many ways, the concept of mindfulness put into motion, empowering all of us to be creators and to reap the benefits-physical, mental, and spiritual-inherent in that act. Even if you've never so much as glued two popsicle sticks together, this book will help you to see the potential in everything from pieces of string to shoeboxes and motivate you to engage with them as a maker.
I remember the first time I realized I could do a paint-by-numbers or embroidery kit whenever I wanted to, on any evening I had free. That evening escape became such an anchoring, indulgent feeling of calm in my day-to-day life, and something I looked forward to all day long. [Craftfulness] perfectly encapsulates that exciting and empowering feeling of rediscovering the power of our own artistry, ancestry, and industry through craft(wo)manship. In my life there has been nothing so healing as the art I've made with my hands, and this book is the perfect way to celebrate that.