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save money youtube videosFancy some computer-related tutorials? You can find plenty on a variety of topics from awesome apps to programming languages 14+ YouTube Playlists To Watch & Learn Computer Programming Quickly 14+ YouTube Playlists To Watch & Learn Computer Programming Quickly With the advent and growth of YouTube and plenty of other high-quality video-sharing websites and tools like flashcard software, learning new things visually by yourself has never been easier. Since it never hurts to learn... Read More on Youtube, but what about other non-technological activities that you might complete every week? We have featured plenty of Youtube channels and videos that will teach The Five Best Educational YouTube Channels The Five Best Educational YouTube Channels Read More you how to speak a specific Best YouTube Channels Where You Can Learn To Speak Better English Best YouTube Channels Where You Can Learn To Speak Better English Read More language, cook Get Cooking With These 6 YouTube Channels Get Cooking With These 6 YouTube Channels Being a fast food aficionado, I recently recognized that it was high time for me to get back in the kitchen. I've spent way too long eating my meals on the run, and I'm sure... Read More , do your makeup, become more acquainted with engineering 5 Great Sites with Free Video Lectures from Top Colleges 5 Great Sites with Free Video Lectures from Top Colleges Read More /Mathematics 8 Awesome Websites to Take Free College Courses Online 8 Awesome Websites to Take Free College Courses Online Read More concepts, learn magic tricks The Top 10 YouTube Videos With Easy To Learn Card Tricks The Top 10 YouTube Videos With Easy To Learn Card Tricks Read More and more. Here I will be taking a look at a few hobbies you can pick up from Youtube that can actually save you money, which, let’s be honest, can be handy considering how some economies are (or have been) plunging lately.

Jewelry-Making

If you’re the creative type, why not channel that creativity into making things you can wear? There are many wonderful channels on Youtube dedicated to crafty things like jewelry-making. You can create them for yourself or as gifts! Youtubers have jewelry-making pretty well-covered with many thorough tutorials. Here are some starting points for you to explore jewelry-making:


There are many more tutorials on Youtube from which you can draw a lot of inspiration. Plus, another neat thing about jewelry-making is that craft stores (and even chain super centers) will likely have lots of materials for you to work with, whether those are additional charms, jewelry wire, etc.

Sewing

Like jewelry-making, sewing is another activity where you can thoroughly use your creativity to create unique pieces. It’s also a pretty popular hobby on Youtube as there is a multitude of video tutorials. To start, you could learn:

This hobby isn’t just money-saving, but also potentially a lucrative hobby as there are many sellers on Etsy Etsy - An Alternative To eBay For Handmade Products Etsy - An Alternative To eBay For Handmade Products Read More , the handmade marketplace, that have incredibly cute and unique laptop sleeve designs, backpacks, etc.

Here is one of my favorite videos on sewing, where the author makes a cute ruffle tunic:

Cocktails/Drinks

Drinks are expensive but addictive nonetheless, so if you feel guilty for having too many of those sweet coffee drinks, maybe making them yourself will be a bit more guilt-free. You will know what ingredients went into that drink and you can control the amounts of substances used in your drink.

Fancy an adult beverage? Here a few popular cocktails you can learn to make yourself thanks to Youtube:

As for some coffee drinks, there are some Youtubers that have revealed how to make some of the following:

Here is a video for one of my favorite drinks, caramel frappuccino. The video actually shows a lighter version (made with skim milk), so I will probably try it as soon as I’m done typing!
http://youtu.be/ZPrOO9zxd4I
There are plenty of other hobbies I haven’t begun to decipher that are very easy to pick up from the popular video-sharing platform. What crafty things have you learned from Youtube?

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  1. jrasulev
    August 21, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Thank you for nice article

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