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The Most Watched Crafting Videos Of 2020

Another year of amazing crafty tools, product demonstrations, helpful tutorials, and fabulous inspirational videos has come and gone! 

If you spent any of 2020 over at our YouTube channel, we hope you've had an inspiring time! With over 165,000 subscribers and 22 million overall views, our channel is the place to be for some of the most awesome video content.

Join us as we count down the top videos of the year - the ones you watched, liked, commented on, shared, saved, and learned from - and watch them all over again!

12. 5 Quick & Easy Stencil Techniques

Crafters have many favorite products when it comes to creative time, and stencils are definitely high up there on the favorites list. Their versatility and reusability make them an absolute must have for scrapbookers, card makers, journalers, and DIYers. This quick & easy stencil tutorial video was a fast favorite for stencil lovers looking to mix it up with simple techniques. 

11. Tim Holtz Ranger Ink 2020 Release 

There's no doubt about it - when it comes to sneak peeks of Tim Holtz's latest creations for Ranger Ink, everyone's excited! In 2020, Tim Holtz had a wealth of must-have new releases, including must-have storage for Distress Inks & Distress Oxides and the super handy dandy Alcohol Ink Air Blower. Watch it in action in this video from the Creativation 2020 event.

10. 5 Affordable Craft Storage Solutions

A crafter is constantly creating, evolving, and amassing unforgettable new supplies that need a place to call home. is committed to crafters' organization needs - that's why we are always making storage solutions based on your feedback & suggestions. These 5 affordable storage ideas were a hit this year with creatives everywhere.

9. Cards for Kindness by

Hear from some of your absolute favorite crafty people involved in the Cards for Kindness™ initiative at We are collecting handmade cards from all over the world and distributing them to charitable organizations, medical facilities, and other centers that help those in need. Learn more here about how to get involved with this initiative today and donate handmade cards that will be cherished mementos to those in need.

8. Must See Stencil Tutorial By Simon Hurley

Build flowers, scenes, and excitement on your project in this tutorial from the one and only Simon Hurley for Ranger Ink. In this fan-favorite video, he shows you how to turn a stencil into a stamp - an absolutely unique and stunning way to get creative that you have to see!

7. Dyan Reaveley's Art Journal Background Building Techniques

See Dyan Reaveley's signature paints in action when she demonstrates some background building techniques that will make your art journal pages come alive. She combines a variety of super simple stencil and drawing tips that result in colorful fun you're going to love to watch (or rewatch!).

6. 5 Quick & Easy Card Backgrounds

There was a definite theme on the YouTube channel this year - quick and easy. Get some new ideas and fresh inspiration on how to create quick backgrounds for your best handmade cards ever in under two minutes! Shop thousands of fun, fascinating card making supplies here.

5. 2 Simple Handmade Cards With Catherine Pooler

Join Catherine Pooler for this super cute and quick card making tutorial. See her create 2 unique cards you'll love for birthdays with techniques you can use for all your upcoming projects. Watching her create with her signature juicy dye ink pads is sure to inspire you to get inky in your next creation.

4. The Brain Benefits of Doodling With Dyan Reaveley

Dyan Reaveley's videos are so nice she made our list twice! Engage both sides of your brain with Dyan and her therapeutic doodling techniques. She shows you how to turn stencils into helpful starter tools for journals filled with fun scribbles and eye-catching designs. Learn about the benefits of doodling for mental health while you explore some clever techniques for drawing, depth, and precision cutting for absolutely amazing results!

Make sure you check out all of the free videos Dyan made just for here:

3.'s Magic Mat Tips & Tricks

You asked, and listened! All your top Magic Mat questions are answered by the oh-so-helpful Laura Graff in this must-watch video. See the Magic Mat in use in a variety of machines, with demonstrations on how to construct just the right sandwich for your die cutting machine - even the Cuttlebug!

If you're waiting for the Magic Mats to come back into stock, don't worry - we're working hard on making more as soon as we can. Make sure you sign up to be notified via email or text as soon as they're here by clicking 'Notify Me' on the ones you have your eye on!

2. How To Make A Paper Exploding Box

If you've ever wanted to create a unique keepsake or gift filled with beautiful photos, have we got the project for you! Channin Pelletier stopped by to give you a super simple and easy tutorial on exploding boxes - all made from paper & adhesive. You won't believe how quick and easy it is to get your box layers and lids created for you to fill with fabulous photos. You can even read our step by step exploding box tutorial here.

1. The Magic Mat Product Launch

Our top video of the year was the live product launch of the highly-anticipated Magic Mat from! Thousands of excited crafters joined us for this exclusive product release that demonstrated this amazing new die cutting tool.

Want to be among the very first to know when Magic Mats are back in stock? You can be! Head over to the Magic Mat page and click 'Notify Me' on the size (or sizes) you want to get your hands on!

If you missed the live release, make sure you get notified about the next one by signing up for our exclusive VIP Text List to be the first to know.

We hope you got through 2020 with a little bit of creativity and craftiness. We simply cannot wait to see what new products, collections, and tools await the crafting community in 2021.

What was your favorite video of the year? Let us know in the comments below. And don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel and sign up for new video notifications, so you're always the first to see amazing new content!

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