Craft Theory

Are Colors Disappearing?

Meredith Russell

Are Colors Disappearing?
Unless you’re colorblind, you’re probably used to seeing 10’s if not hundreds of colors each day. But there’s been a trend towards gray recently that has us questioning, are colors disappearing?

Everything You Need To Know About Wassily Kandinsky

Meredith Russell

Tags Artists, DIY

Everything You Need To Know About Wassily Kandinsky
We’re starting a new series on the Craft Theory blog where we’ll be talking about different artists, both past and present. I hope to highlight some of the differences and similarities as well as show you what makes each artist unique. So, here is everything you need to know about Wassily Kandinsky!

10 Ways To Use Extra Yarn

Meredith Russell

Tags DIY, How To

Here are 10 ways to use extra yarn without crochet or knitting. We've been getting bunches of yarn donations and had so much fun looking for projects we wanted to share. Let us know what you make!

7 Reasons Art is So Important

Meredith Russell

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7 Reasons Art is So Important

There are so many reasons why art is important to humans, but what is art? Art can be so many things to different people and is defined by each person's perception. As a general rule, art is any form of creation that evokes emotion or movement within a human individual. It can be abstract or a form of realism, or somewhere in between. The greatest importance of art is borne from the very act of using creativity to make art.  Art has long been defined by a set of rules, especially during the Classical and Renaissance periods in major European...


Valentine's Day DIY Project

Meredith Russell

Tags DIY, How To, Life, Valentines

Valentine's Day DIY Project

Are you looking for a fun Valentine’s Day DIY Project the whole family can get in on? Fluid painting is perfect for family projects as it requires very little hand-eye coordination or finger dexterity. Because there are no paintbrushes involved the smallest thing you’ll need to hold is a dixie cup! I did this project with a friend and her daughter and while our heart idea didn’t quite turn out how we anticipated, the abstract art is still beautiful.  Here’s all the supplies you’ll need for this project: Canvas Assorted dixie cups Paint colors Floetrol Paper towels Cookie drying rack...