Whether it’s a candle inspired by your favourite video game, an opossum plush toy, or a wooden chopping board in the shape of California. All you need to do now is pick your best craft idea and get creating!
- As a first step, we recommend checking out our Creator Handbook.
- These craftspeople share their tips on engaging your audience, determining when to launch, planning your rewards, and planning for shipping.
- Make sure to check out this creative person’s guide to thoughtful promotion from our friends at The Creative Independent too.
- Interested to learn how creators budget their project? This creator shares the cost behind their Winky Skull enamel pins project.
- Illustrator, Kickstarter creator, and former Creator-in-Residence, Maëlle Doliveux, shares the process behind her cut-paper comics, and talks about the importance of working across disciplines.
- Master woodworker, Alexandra Climent, talks about discovering your process.
- Eric Mersmann ran a Kickstarter project for Valentine's Day cards featuring an amorous octopus, check out his process here.
- We asked Kordal Knitwear 5 questions about their experience with building and running a Kickstarter campaign.
- Robin Cembalest, an editorial strategist, shares tips for using Instagram as an artist.
- Ten Kickstarter creators share their tips for overcoming a creative block.
- Visual artist, Lucy Sparrow, talks about her experience of running two successful Kickstarter campaigns for her immersive felt-art installations.
- Sonia Rose McCall of The Rose Grown Studio in Atlanta, talks about turning your hobby into a business.
- We regularly run creative prompts on Kickstarter, including Make 100 in January. Read how four creators found starting small kicked off a year of creative output.
- Looking to start a new creative challenge? We’ve partnered with our friends at Skillshare to help you out.
- And lastly, be sure to read this creative person’s guide to feeling healthy.
If you’re looking for some inspiration, take a look at the Craft Explore page. We’ve also shared some of our favorite projects below:
- “Take the edge off and hug a boy.” The official This is Fine plush is based on the comic/meme that is becoming all too relatable these days.
- Vanilla Ink Jewellery School raised what they needed to build their school in Scotland, to inspire, educate and empower the jewellery and silversmith industry.
- Prickly Thistle is a rebel tartan brand based in the Highlands of Scotland. They turned to Kickstarter to raise funds to restore the weaving of tartan to its ancestral home, by building a weaving mill.
- Want to tell your friends you miss them? Friendship Postcards are perfect for making an apology, celebrating a new job, or simply sending an encouraging note.
- Pass It On candles pay tribute to iconic travel destinations that are endangered due to climate change. The holders can be easily repurposed as plant pots too!
Ready to take the plunge and start your Crafts project? Go ahead and begin building it now - we're excited to see your creative idea come to life!