5 Handmade Craft Ideas For a Home Business

One of the most rewarding and fun things to do as a home based business owner is creating unique and interesting craft items. There are some lovely people out there that want to buy your handmade items. E-commerce is a very popular way of making money and selling handmade craft items is a great way……

Art Events In Lagos This Weekend

The weekend is the time to wind down, relax and have some fun. While some people’s idea of fun is laying in bed all weekend, others (like us at CraftsVillage) love to go out, in search of one of the next best event, activity or place to catch some fun. In our new column, find……

4 Gift Ideas From African Arts And Crafts

The African art and crafts industry is one of the largest industries in Africa. It is a thriving business sector that encompasses many products ranging from home décor, fashion accessories, figurines to furniture items. This is because of their rich culture and tradition in making these products. There are beautiful pieces that can also be……

African Art In Interior Design Ideas

Adorn your space with crafty and artistic pieces that reflect your style. This can bring out the color and warmth of a room, and even help you to create an environment where intellectual stimulation and fun are both possible. Whether you are redecorating a room, planning your bedroom, or just looking for something special to……

Top Six African Art Facts You Should Know

There are a lot of things you don’t know about the history of art in Africa which are very interesting and really worth to read. It is said that the history of art is the history of human thought itself. Art helps us to express our feelings, emotions and ideas, which is why we put……

A Visit To The Lekki Arts and Crafts Market

The Lekki Arts and Crafts Market (also known as Jakande Art Market or Oba Elegushi International Market), as the name implies,  is located in Lekki, a city in Lagos, Nigeria. It is a large market, showcasing a wide variety of African art and crafts. Regarded as the largest art markets in Nigeria, its catalog consists……

About our Founder, Ogunbekun Olaitan

Ogunbekun Olaitan, is the founder of CraftsVillage™ Limited, a leading brand that proffer solutions for the Nigerian Art & Crafts community by offering a multidisciplinary (hybrid) platform to BUY, SELL, FIND or PROMOTE all things Art & Crafts in Nigeria.  Founded in 2015, CraftsVillage™ started out with just an online art store to easily shop……

Top 8 places to buy Arts & Crafts in Nigeria

From Sculptures to Paintings to Tapestries and African Crafts, art shopping in Nigeria is harder than you think. Art is good business, with a wide range of different places where you can discover new artists or simply get closer to some good artwork. You may find pieces that are aesthetically pleasing to you but out……

History of Nigerian Traditional Arts and Crafts

The history of Nigerian Traditional Arts And Crafts is an artistic tradition that dates back thousands of years, years before the Nigerian man conceptualized such creations as art. While much of the country’s early art had a religious or spiritual significance, many of the traditional arts and crafts evolved over time to include practical and……

Crafts Village visit to the Mende Cane Village, Maryland

As part of the Crafts Village Nigeria’s mission to create an alternative platform to bolster and promote the Art & Crafts industry in Nigeria, we visited the Mende Cane Village, Maryland to introduce our digital platforms to the local weavers and crafters in this beautifully positioned cane village in Lagos. The Mende Cane Village is……