What Are Your Crafting New Year’s Resolutions for 2024?

by Jeffry Quiñanola

@altenew_ What's Your Crafting New Year's Resolutions for 2024?

A beautiful New Year Card from the New Beginnings Stamp Set

Hello, crafty friends! Time to create those New Year's resolutions again! 

As we bid farewell to 2023 and eagerly welcome the fresh start that a new year brings, it's that time when we reflect on the past and set our sights on the future.

So, what's on your crafting agenda for 2024? For us, here are some of our crafting New Year's Resolutions:

Crafting New Year's Resolutions: Goals for 2024

@altenew_ What's Your Crafting New Year's Resolutions for 2024?

A calendar decorated with the New Me Stamp Set 

1. Let’s Finish the Projects We Started.

We all have a project or two tucked away in a drawer or a forgotten corner of our craft room, right? This year, let's make a pact to dust off those unfinished masterpieces and give them the attention they deserve.

Whether it's that half-finished greeting card or the scrapbooking project you abandoned last spring, let's complete what we started and make room for new creative endeavors.

Pro tip: Try adding a touch of the New Year vibes with the Fireworks Stamp Set or the Firework Trio 3D Embossing Folder!

2. Learn a New Craft.

@altenew_ What Are Your Crafting New Year's Resolutions for 2024?

Ever thought about trying your hand at origami or quilling? This year is the perfect time to step out of your crafting comfort zone and explore something new.

Hit up YouTube tutorials, join a local workshop, or simply dive into a DIY kit – the possibilities are endless! Who knows, you might discover a hidden talent you never knew you had.

3. Organize the Craft Space.

Let's be real – a cluttered craft space can seriously cramp our creative vibes. This year, take the bull by the horns and declutter that crafting chaos.

Invest in some nifty storage solutions, label your bins, and create a space that sparks joy and creativity.  A tidy craft area not only makes finding your supplies a breeze but also sets the stage for some serious crafting magic.

4. Craft with Purpose.

Consider infusing a bit of philanthropy into your crafting routine. Whether it's creating handmade cards for seniors or contributing to a community art project, using your crafting skills for a good cause can be incredibly rewarding. Spread the love and let your creativity make a positive impact in the world.

5. Connect More with Fellow Crafters.

@altenew_ What Are Your Crafting New Year's Resolutions for 2024?

Crafting is not just about the finished product; it's also about the journey and the community we build along the way.

Make it a resolution to connect with fellow crafters, either in person or through online forums and social media. Share your projects, swap tips, and cheer each other on.

After all, there's nothing like a supportive crafting buddy to share the highs and lows of the creative process.

6. Embrace Mistakes and Imperfections.

@altenew_ What Are Your Crafting New Year's Resolutions for 2024?

Let's face it – not every crafting endeavor goes according to plan.

This year, let's adopt a more forgiving attitude towards our creative mishaps. Embrace imperfections, learn from mistakes, and remember that the joy of crafting lies in the process, not just the result.

So what if your card has some smudges and ink splatters? It adds character!

Let's Accomplish Our Crafting New Year's Resolutions in 2024!

As we step into 2024, let's embark on a crafting adventure filled with creativity, learning, and community. 

@altenew_ What Are Your Crafting New Year's Resolutions for 2024?

A blue floral greeting card from the New Beginnings Stamp Set

Whether you're a seasoned crafter or just starting, there's always room to grow and explore. Here's to a year of handmade magic, new skills, and the joy that comes from creating something uniquely yours. 

Cheers to a crafty New Year, and we hope you have a wonderful time!

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4 comments

Dorothy Ayotte January 2, 2024 - 8:20 PM

Marvelous resolutions! Thanks for inspiring!

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Geri S January 2, 2024 - 9:48 PM

Great ideas! But I get tired just thinking of trying to organize my craft room. Maybe I can do one shelf. :)

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Debby January 3, 2024 - 8:51 PM

My hopes for 2024 are very similar. My biggest hopes are to use my cards to reach out to those who need a smile and to purge and organize like I never have before! I need more simplicity in my life!

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sirfdilse January 6, 2024 - 6:29 PM

My goal is to get inspired..! I plan to participate I. All the Altenew Inspiration Challenges this year🥳

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