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Can you give us a quick summary of your business and what your role is? Hyp-bags is a home based company, in Moncton New Brunswick, with the environment at the forefront of the decision to take on this endeavour. Started by me, JoAnn in August 2009 with the full support and love from my family.

I take pride in making every reusable produce bag myself.
My mission: To create well made products, that are... Read more
Welcome to our first edition of our Meet the Maker series!

Our Meet the Maker series was made to celebrate all the different vendors of iCraft, to learn a bit more about their business and their best tips and tricks in regards to crafting and their business.

The purpose of this series is to showcase all the amazing makers on this platform and to start a conversation among makers so we can all learn and succeed... Read more
Looking for a spark of creativity for your growing iCraft store? Or are you just wanting to expand your crafting repertoire? Well, look no further! We have rounded up some of our favourite crafting trends that are blowing up online. All of these projects can be completed with only a few supplies that are sure to not break the bank.

Check out our favourites below!

These Marbled Wine Glasses are tapping... Read more
On a cool morning in June, I was sitting in my sunroom knitting the next product for the upcoming Christmas holidays. The weather was a nice relief after the hot and humid days we had been experiencing earlier in the week. I looked up briefly to glance at the backyard and saw something amazing… mother nature in the works!

Two birds were creating a nest in one of the garden arches that is covered with... Read more
Hello iCraft family!

We are featuring yet another amazing iCraft store on our blog today. This store specializing in wooden swings which are all designed and handmade in North Carolina. Wood Tree Swings offers a wide range of products that are perfect for toddlers, kids, and adults; allowing everyone to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors around them.

One of the most popular selections in Wood Tree... Read more
I have always been fascinated by the works of art made with natural elements - masterpieces out of ordinary things around us. Rock Art is one of the most unusual, and yet – so natural and elegant, and puts me at “Ow” every time I come across something brilliant in its simplicity, and every time I think to myself – how come I didn’t come up with something like that? Well, thanks to... Read more
Faux Chenille is a unique technique that allows you to create absolutely amazing patterns with velvety texture . It's truly a fabric art. You don’t see it being used much. Why you ask? Because Faux Chenille is super TIME CONSUMING!

I was really puzzled by the look of the velvety blankets, jackets and huge quilts when I first came across Faux Chenille at a crafts show showcasing quilters from Russia... Read more
Back in my corporate working days, I wore business suits on Monday through Thursday. On Friday it was business casual. About every two weeks (payday…yay!!!) I would make the trip to our local shopping strip mall to find a suit, dress or blouse, etc. that would be appropriate for the office environment. But here’s my frustration in shopping, it was difficult to find the “perfect match” .... Read more
This is a friendly reminder that the day we celebrate our loving and dedicated father figures is quickly approaching! With the expertise of our team here at iCraft we have curated seven amazing products from the iCraft website that would be awesome Father’s Day gifts. These items would be perfect for almost any dad whether he is an wellness enthusiast, a master chef, or an avid outdoorsman. Read more... Read more
Wall hanging are having a moment, that’s for sure!

Between woven pieces, crochet or macrame, they can be a super fun craft to create unique pieces that utilize many different crafting techniques to makes.

Below are 5 wall hanging ideas, and tutorials, to get your creative juices flowing.

1. Yarn Wall Hanging

A super easy and customizable wall hanging to get started with! There is lots of different... Read more



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