• Nilni Kamburugamuwa

How To Become A Pro At Crafting

Updated: Jun 16, 2021



Do you feel like you are really bad at crafting because your end product looks messy and dull? Well, then you've come to the perfect spot to learn a couple of simple tips to become a pro at crafting (or at least pretend to be one!). Without further ado, let's get started.


Clean yourself

One of the many reasons why your work doesn't look as appealing or as professional as you want it to be is that you started off with dirty hands (literally). This becomes evident especially when you're working on more intricate designs that require fine detailing and also minimal designs that leave a lot of bare space where even the most minuscule patch of dirt will look like that tiny drop of dung in a pot of milk (kudos to Sinhala idioms).




De-clutter

Working in an untidy place can be very annoying especially when you can find what you want amidst the mess. So get rid of the unnecessary things that clutter your workspace. This not only gives you more room to move your arms around but also helps avoid any mishaps like spills and scribbles.




Material quality matters

Usually, better quality material can make shabby crafts look much better than they actually are. And even though good quality material can be a bit expensive, you can always find cheaper substitutes if you're smart enough to know where to look.





Plan ahead

If you start working on a project without planning ahead, there's a chance that you might miss a step or have to stop because you don't have have the material need. So always make sure to go through the process of creation in your mind and make note of what you will need. That way, you will be reducing wastage of time and resources.




Minimalistic designs

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