Crafts of Color: Black Crafters That Inspire & Educate!

Crafts of Color: Black Crafters Who Inspire & Educate!

Find inspiration in these beautiful projects by beautiful Black crafters! 

I love my community so very much! And I’m always encouraging my community members to share their projects and photos in one of my active Facebook groups. I encourage ALL members to share their blog posts, tutorial videos, and photos, but one group in particular deserves a special call-out — my beautiful Black members’ creations are to be celebrated and SEEN. To promote the Black voices in our community more actively, I am sharing blogs, channels, projects, and photos my Black members and readers have sent me. I encourage you to visit these crafters’ and creators’ blogs, sites, channels, and stores!

If you’d like to join me in boosting and uplifting these amazingly talented crafters and content creators, I encourage you to do the following:

  • Follow them on social media
  • Engage with their social content
  • Comment on projects on their sites and channels – ask questions about things you’re unclear on!
  • Buy their files, patterns, and products!
  • Try making them and link back to the author’s site, post, channel, or store
  • Take real action: hire them to teach, recommend them to your friends, boost them up!

Craft Blogs:

Tabitha Sewer – This is a sewer and pattern designer with super cute tutorials! You’ve got to see her custom vinyl fabric tutorial in which she cut out cute vinyl strawberries and put them on vinyl! I love this idea!! Imagine the possibilities. You can visit her blog here, watch her on YouTube here, and follow her on Instagram here. She’s also got a whole line of adorable buttons for sale in her shop… I need those iridescent hearts!



Grillo Designs – This is a DIY blog by interior decorator and author Medina Grillo that showcases how-to tutorials, decorating ideas, crafty hacks, and creative ideas for the home. I particularly love her cheerful burlap daisy wreath tutorial — this would be great on a front door this summer! You can get her full tutorial, including a video, over on her blog here. Medina is also the author of the recently-released book, “Home Sweet Rented Home,” a guide to transforming your home without losing your deposit.


Damask Love – This woman is a crafting rock star! Not only does she have a ton of colorful and fun crafts, she was also on the show, “Making It!” and is now hosting a craft show on Disney Family! Her name is Amber Kemp-Gerstel and her site is just bursting with color. And I’m in love with her adorably cute papercrafts! I just want to make them all … and so will you! Check out this tutorial on three ways to make a pop-up card! Follow Damask Love on Instagram here and check her out on Facebook here.


Craft Channels:

Cortney B – This Cricut crafter recently started a YouTube channel with some awesome tutorials! I particularly liked her tutorial on rolled paper flowers for a shadow box. Subscribe to her on YouTube here!


Crafty Instagrammers:

Brandi Isaacs – Brandi is an up and coming crafter! Here are some monograms she made using her Cricut! Follow Brandi on Instagram here. 

I’m still working on this list! Who else should be on it? Email us at and tell us about it. Feel free to share photos of your crafts and projects at that email address, too!
And, as always, I’d love to see YOUR photos! Share them in!

Please let me know if you have any questions!


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