What is Creativebug?
In March of 2021 LPCPL introduced Creativebug as a resource to the community. Creativebug provides high-quality instructional videos by well known artists and creative experts. The instructors are knowledgeable and easy to follow while showing learners the basics for a variety of projects. You can sign in with your library card and start creating your own beautiful crafts this holiday season!
Holiday + Party Creativebug Projects
This holiday season, you can use Creativebug to make one-of-a-kind gifts, ornaments, and more! Once you log in, you can search for different classes and project types to find the ones that interest you the most. From gift wrapping to making your own bag, garlands to wreaths, baking to cookie decorating, embroidery to sewing, and so much more, there is plenty to explore!
Here are just a few examples of what you can choose from the Holiday + Party section of Creativebug!
Daily Ornament Challenge: 25 Crafts to Trim Your Tree
Deck your halls with a season’s worth of festive baubles. Inspired by the holiday decorations they treasured most from childhood, Creativebug artists Liana Allday, Courtney Cerruti and Faith Hale show you how to make 25 ornaments and garlands.
Drawstring bags are a charming way to present a gift, and they couldn’t be easier to make. Ashley Nickels adds a twist to this beginner sewing project by showing you how to finish the inside with French seams, and instead of twine or rope, she shows how to use selvedge trim to create your own drawstring. This customizable bag can be sewn in any size desired.
Nothing says Christmas like gingerbread cookies and a candy-covered gingerbread house. In this class, Emily shares the classic Wilton recipe for making gingerbread from scratch, and then demonstrates how to make adorable gingerbread boys and girls. She then moves on to the gingerbread house, showing how to expertly construct and decorate a charming little holiday abode.
Holiday Cricut® Crafts: 30 Festive Projects
Deck your home, hearth and table for the holidays with 30 days of Cricut® projects taught by Amber of Damask Love. The possibilities of Cricut® machines are nearly endless, making this month-long series an inspirational jumping off point for cutting-machine enthusiasts.
Don’t know how to use Creativebug? Take the Creativebug tutorial to learn how!