What type of craft or handmade help you ease stress???

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  1. leilabarda profile image61
    leilabardaposted 5 years ago

    It's a reality that our talent in art help us to release stress. For me polymer clay and scrapbook is a big help. What about you?

    1. Daniella Lopez profile image93
      Daniella Lopezposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Quilting helps me to relax. It's just hard to find time to actually quilt. smile

    2. lindalou1963 profile image73
      lindalou1963posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I used to be super crafty. I've crocheted, cross stitched, made clothes, done embroidery, quilted. I haven't done anything for a long time until I found out my youngest daughter (21) is expecting!! So, together, we started a scrap book to track her pregnancy and will carry it over to make a baby book out of it.

  2. CASE1WORKER profile image63
    CASE1WORKERposted 5 years ago

    crochet blankets to give to animal shelters

    1. leilabarda profile image61
      leilabardaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      wow! crochet is my dream craft. hope to learn.

  3. Beth100 profile image71
    Beth100posted 5 years ago

    Cross-stitch

    Sketching (graphite, pastel)

    Painting (acrylics, oil, water color, pencil)

    Digital media (creating, editing, publishing)

    Baking

    Cooking

    Sewing

    ....

    lots more.... but just don't have the time to do them lol

  4. MeredithGayle profile image59
    MeredithGayleposted 5 years ago

    To ease stress I like to knit.  I enjoy simple projects so I can unwind completely.

  5. leilabarda profile image61
    leilabardaposted 5 years ago

    hi everyone,  indeed our craft and talent help us. hope to hear more and be able to learn as well.

  6. Dale Hyde profile image84
    Dale Hydeposted 5 years ago

    It may not be a craft, but writing will certainly allow you accomplish that. smile

    1. leilabarda profile image61
      leilabardaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      @ Dale, yes you are right with that. Thanks!

      1. Dale Hyde profile image84
        Dale Hydeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        You are most welcome. smile

  7. Kathryn L Hill profile image79
    Kathryn L Hillposted 5 years ago

    I love to paint, I love to illustrate and I love to draw.  The use of the hand to depict images is an amazing experience. Everyone can practice drawing images and doing "art therapy" every day!
    I also love to design jewelry.  I go to thrift stores and pick up old necklaces, bracelets for really cheap, break them apart and design away! Get a set of tools and a How-To book and anyone can design and create their own necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

    1. leilabarda profile image61
      leilabardaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      @ kathryn, wow such a creative mind. i love making new things out of old stuffs.

  8. cheaptrick profile image72
    cheaptrickposted 5 years ago

    Junk Art...I know I'm usually a smart ass on the forums but this is serious.I love to make sculptural presentations that involve junk sculpture,water,electricity and plants...

  9. Woodmckinney profile image71
    Woodmckinneyposted 5 years ago

    So many! But I've been so busy I haven't had time for any of it!
    Sewing
    Painting
    Nail art
    Knitting
    Crafting kitty toys smile
    Making headband lately out of all different types of fabric with all different techniques

  10. holity profile image69
    holityposted 5 years ago

    Knitting and crocheting. Even if it's a challenging project, it still takes my mind off stressful things in life.

  11. healinghands1668 profile image74
    healinghands1668posted 4 years ago

    I enjoy making music videos with clips from my favorite shows. smile

  12. profile image0
    Beth37posted 4 years ago

    Online scrabble... I could play it in my sleep... and have.

 
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