Craft It Forward Frequently Asked Questions

What is Craft It Forward?

Craft It Forward is a movement designed to benefit local charities through craft projects.  You can make a difference in your community by doing something you love – crafting!

How do I participate?

Each month, we will feature a suggested project and charity recipients. Help us Craft It Forward by creating the projects and donating them locally. Be sure to share your story on our gallery for the chance to win $500 cash and a $500 donation to the charity of your choice.

Where should I donate?

Click here to go to the suggested charities page. We’ve listed some suggested charities for each month to get you started.

Can I design my own project?

Yes, our projects are provided as a starting point, but if you would like to create something else, feel free.

How do I enter to win the monthly $500 prize?

Simply upload a photo of your project to the Craft It Forward gallery and tell us about how you Craft It Forward. Click here to go to our gallery page for more information and official rules.

What requirements are there?

Please check with your chosen charity before you start, some may have suggestions for themes needed or supplies used.

Can I mention Craft It Forward on my blog?

Absolutely! Click here to download suggested text as well as blog buttons.

How does the voting work?
Voting takes place Monday – Sunday each week for the entries that were uploaded the previous Saturday – Sunday. You will receive a voting email on Monday with a link to share to encourage people to vote for your entry.  The entry with the most votes becomes a finalist and moves on to the final round of judging to determine the monthly winner. Click here and then click on Craft It Forward to vote!

Where can I see the monthly winners?
Click here to visit our gallery page with monthly winners listed. Winners are also announced on Facebook, click here to “like” Scrapbooks etc.

How can I contact you?

Contact us at craftforward@meredith.com with any additional questions.

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