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Why Craft?


Over the last 24 months it has become obvious that people who have hobbies have coped better with the unprecedented circumstances we have found ourselves in through the pandemic,
Hobbies come in many forms from gardening to baking, running to abseiling- but craft seems to be the biggest growing trend.
So why craft?
The craft world encompasses a huge array of skills so there really is something for everyone -people often claim to 'not be creative', often because they were bad…

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The Gift of Time

After feeling so restricted for the last 2 years the greatest gift we can give to our loved ones is the gift of time together.

There has been a growing trend away from the overconsumption of material objects, swapping products for meaningful experiences, and the isolation caused by the pandemic has only heightened this movement.

There is a significant body of science backing up the fact that humans form richer, stronger memories tied to adventures and experiences, compared to memories attribut…

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Reach your dreams in 2022!

We often think of the start start of a New Year as a time to make new resolutions but for many people it can highlight the things they haven't achieved the previous year and instead create feelings of frustration. 

As we move towards spring a renewed sense of purpose emerges and it is actually a much better time to look forward with excitement. If you are still feeling out of alignment, unaware of your desires or just stuck then maybe creating a Vision Board is your solution!

A dream board…

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Did you know craft has been proven to be good for your health!?!

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Our mental health has never been so much in focus as over the last year. The people that seem to have fared the best are those with hobbies- whether crafts, baking, gardening, music or sport these hobbies are what have kept us going and brought us joy as our worlds have shrunk down to the essential. Hobbies are essential. They make you happy. They give you an escape.

I myself cannot imagine my life without crafting and walking my dogs. It’s what feeds my soul and keeps me sane.

I run a studio …

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My Big WHY?

I thought I would introduce myself, Rachel, the founder of Craft My Day!

Many of my students have told me I have their dream job and I wholeheartedly agree- I have my dream job too! But it is funny how we end up where we are, so I thought today I would like to share a bit about why I do what I do.

Working in the TV and events industries, after finishing my degree at London College of Fashion, I suffered from ‘imposter syndrome’. I changed my direction frequently as a freelancer- from props mak…

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