July Crafty Challenge -- Get Crafty, Win Prizes!

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About this event

Welcome to our July Instagram crafty challenge! Get ready to flex your creative muscles as you complete challenges over the next few weeks to win prizes.

Here’s how it works: This month’s five fabulous crafty hosts will be showing you a new craft on IGTV. From herbal essence bundles to origami gift wrapping, tassel making, tie dying and more, most crafts can be completed in 10 minutes or less and with things that you already have lying around at home. The challenge starts on July 13 and you have until July 31 at midnight to enter. We’ll announce our five winners August 4.

How to participate: There are a variety of ways to participate and earn tickets for our raffle with fun prizes (listed below) for five different winners. The more tickets, the more chances you have to win! Here are the different ways you can earn tickets :

  1. Tag two friends on this Crafty Challenge Instagram announcement post (+1 ticket)

  2. Follow all of our crafty host accounts on Instagram (+2 tickets). Please send us a IG comment or DM once done so we can track you!
    -- @feedthefishco
    -- @craveworkshops
    -- @raemillerarts
    -- @therahrahcollective
    -- @bestowegifting
    -- @craftbuzz_co

  3. Complete as many of the 5 challenges as you can! Each completed challenge earns you (+ 3 tickets). Do all 5 challenges for 5 bonus tickets! Each completed challenge posts entry includes a:
    -- Photo or video with you making the craft or with the final product
    -- Post description tagged with crafty host name, @craftbuzz_co and #craftychallenge

  4. Donate $20+ to the Black Artists + Designers Guild (+2 tickets)
    -- Must email screenshot to team@craftbuzz.co

Schedule and Crafty Hosts:
July 13 -- Tassel making with Erin Garcia of Feed the Fish Co.
July 15 -- Tie dyeing with Agnes Pierscieniak of Crave Workshops
July 17 -- Meditative drawing with Rae Miller of Rae Miller Arts
July 20 -- Herbal incense bundles with Jen Harrison of The Rah Rah Collective
July 22 -- Origami gift wrapping with Catherine Weis of Bestowe Gifts

We’ll be randomly drawing five tickets for five different winners. Each winner will receive a $50 gift card (or donation -- your choice!) to the Black Artists + Designers Guild. You’ll also have a choice of one of these prizes:
- Soy candle
- Tassel Making Kit
- Tie dyed tote bag
- Other gifts to be revealed soon!

You have until July 31 at midnight to enter with all of our winners announced August 4.

Questions? Email team@craftbuzz.co

Happy crafting!

More about Black Artists and Designers Guild
BADG is building a more equitable and inclusive creative culture by advancing a community of independent Black artists, makers and designers in creative industries. We are committed to honoring our ancestral legacy in design, by taking ownership of our narrative, and by creating spaces to celebrate Black excellence and culture in design. Learn more and donate here.


Hi! I’m Nicole and I created CraftBuzz to inspire everyday DIY design and creativity.

In a world that’s becoming more automated, digitized and commodified, crafting is a form of gentle protest. It’s an effort to slow down, practice self-care, make rather than consume, and connect to our communities. My goal is to bring craft students and teac...