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Teen Crafts – Creativebug Videos

Learn to make 3 fun craft items by watching the Creativebug videos! All video links are listed below; you can obtain access with your library card number.

Creativebug is an online resource that offers video arts, crafts workshops and techniques. Bloomfield Township residents can sign up for a free account with a library card: Sign up.

MAKE A POM POM & CROCHET 

Learn three different ways to make pompoms: Using a store-bought pom pom maker, cardboard, or a fork! Learn to crochet following an easy-to-follow lesson on beginning crochet.

MAKE A ROPE BRACELET 

Before you take off on your next beach vacation, whip up a batch of easy nautical rope bracelets. These tie-on bracelets are the perfect last-minute accessory and can be made in a snap with just a bit of rope, ribbon, leather cord and hot glue. Have fun mixing and matching your ribbon and rope to make unique pieces for all of your friends.

DAILY DRAWING CHALLENGE WITH BRUSH MARKERS 

Go beyond drawing individual objects with our daily pattern motif drawing challenge. In this multi-part class, Courtney Cerruti shares easy ideas for approaching surface design, opening new avenues of imagination and creativity. From foods to animals to abstract geometric shapes, you’ll explore fun, loose variations on a different pattern motif every day for a month. When you’re all done, the index cards are the perfect size to mail to friends (or us!).

Email askteen@btpl.org for questions.

“You can’t use up CREATIVITY. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou