Creating Video Content: Resources

creating video content: Resources

Today, we are sharing some of our go-to resources when creating video content. Do you struggle to find music? What about what platform to upload too? We will answer all the major questions that we feel that everyone struggles with when creating video content in today's post. Editing Programs: Let's first talk about what you will edit your video on. They can range anywhere from free that comes standard on your computer or paid up to a few hundred dollars. YouTube - If you don't have … [Read more...]

Creating Video Content: Video Styles

Creating Video Content: Video Styles + Filming

Two week's ago we shared are tips on how to choose a topic & how to plan for your video. Today we are going to go through the different video styles and some basic tips when filming. Do you know what the difference is between A roll and B roll? You will know what it is after reading todays post. Let's talk about the style of the video.  "Look Live" - this term means you are talking on camera.  Like looking at the camera and showing the project being done "live". "Voice Over" … [Read more...]

Creating Video Content: Topic & Planning

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Last week, I shared the first of our Creating Video Content series. I shared all about the equipment we use to produce basic videos for our blog. Today, I'm sharing with you some insight on how to choose a topic and plan accordingly to execute your video in a timely manner. Video takes a lot of time to not only create, but to edit. In order to maximize your time you must start with a good plan. Choose a topic. Ask yourself, what is your objective? What do you want your readers to get … [Read more...]

Creating Video Content: Equipment

Creating Video Content Equipment

 This post contains affiliate links. This past weekend, Jon and I spoke at our annual DIY blog conference, Haven, about creating video content. I also spoke about this same topic last year at our annual Florida Blogger and Social Media conference. Video content creation is a topic that we are both passionate and knowledgeable about. I first would like to state that neither of us have formal video training. We are self taught and have learned through trial and error.  Equipment is a topic … [Read more...]

How to Cut Letters Using a Scroll Saw + Video

how to cut letters on the scroll saw

I am proud to be a 3M- sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate new products from 3M DIY. Opinions are my own and additional product used in the project were selected by me. Something we have never shared on Sew Woodsy before is Jon's love for cutting letters using his scroll saw. This is a hobby of sorts and we typically give these out as gifts for friends and family who are expecting babies. We also get request from friends and family … [Read more...]

{Video} DIY Board and Batten

{Video} DIY Board and Batten

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com Oh man, am I excited to finally share our video on how to install board and batten. I swear this feels like it has been our longest project to date. I know it hasn't, but it feels like it. After we found out we were expecting we started brainstorming some ideas for the nursery. We both knew we wanted to install board and batten in the nursery. It's a project we've been wanting to tackle and it was the perfect room for it. Little did we … [Read more...]

How To Upcycle A Glass Table

Watch the video and learn how easy it is to upcycle a glass table from SewWoodsy.com video made for @Homesdotcom

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com. A new year means that you typically try to clean out your home and get rid of what's not needed. This has definitely been the case for us. Even if it wasn't a new year with a new baby on the way we are trying to make as much room as possible. We received these glass end tables from a friend a few years ago. We didn't love them but they served a purpose in our front room. We were going to get rid of them and that's when we decided it will be … [Read more...]

Cricut Explore™ Out of the Box + Video

Watch the Video about the Cricut Explore Out of the Box from SewWoodsy.com

I feel like it has been forever since I last filmed a video for the blog. I received the new Cricut Explore™ last week and finally had the chance to crack it open over the weekend. I filmed exactly how you will receive the Cricut Explore and all the pieces and parts you get. I also go over a few key features. Hope you enjoy seeing the Cricut Explore via video and not just pictures! 3 reasons you’ll love Cricut Explore™ 1. Easy - Say goodbye to complicated materials settings. Now … [Read more...]

{Video} Installing Butcher Block on a Kitchen Island

helpful how-to video installing butcher block on a kitchen island

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com. Today, I'm switching it up and sharing a kitchen renovation project! I know... I meant to post this weeks ago when I posted about the kitchen island custom bookcase, but then when I went to add pictures into the post I somehow could not find them. Like non-existant. So I either 1. Never took them (which I don't doubt) or 2. my camera ate them (highly unlikely). So that's why it took me a little longer than usual to get this post up. … [Read more...]

{Video} How to Refinish an End Table with 3M DIY

How to Refinish an End Table with #3MDIY

This post is a collaboration with 3M DIY. Early last year, our neighbor, Edie, came to us asking if we could help her refinish an end table. We told her yes, but then project after project (and pregnancy) got in the way. We made it a resolution to ourselves that we were going to refinish the end table for her birthday (which was last Friday)! We picked it up in the morning and brought it back to her by the end of the day. She was amazed at the drastic difference and said it was her best … [Read more...]