When wedding season hits, it’s time to enjoy romantic nuptials, lavish receptions, and all the beauty and intricacy that goes with them! But what about when the Big Event is over? Many couples spend a small fortune on making the day magical, then have nothing […]
Few gemstones are as well-known or as distinctive as amethyst. Its unique purple coloration sets it apart from the crowd, and makes it perfect for creating stand-out jewellery. As well as being beautiful, it’s also renowned as a meditative and calming stone, believed by some […]
Looking for a crafty way to use up all those broken, abandoned and unloved wax crayons floating around at the bottom of the kids’ craft drawers? Our fabulous Sarah Cawood has just the solution, with this colourful candle-making project! Check out her step-by-step DIY crayon candles below, and discover her top tips for candle-making success!
Using iconic Liberty prints, House of Alistair produce gorgeous items that you can use in all your crafty creations. From creating stunning summery dresses, to adoring your card makes with fabric buttons, there’s something for everyone. Renovate your home and bring the sunshine indoors with beautiful […]
Sarah Cawood’s Slime-Making 101: How To Achieve Colour, Sparkle And The Perfect Consistency Without Spoiling Your Slime!
Everyone is making slime right now… the kids can’t get enough of it, as our resident crafty mummy, the lovely Sarah Cawood, is all too aware! This week, Sarah has enlisted the help of her favourite mini crafters to explore the kids’ crafting trend that’s […]
With the summer holidays just around the corner, we’ve put together a selection of fun and easy craft ideas for kids that will keep the whole family entertained, even on those inevitable rainy days! Check out our craft ideas for kids to inspire your children’s crafting; gooey-centred cupcakes, cuddly bunnies, and crowns fit for kings and queens are just some of the summer craft ideas we’ve to offer…the whole family will love these children’s crafts!
What are crochet water balloons? A hassle-free way to have fun in the sun for all the family! Forget about having to repeatedly purchase traditional water balloons, which are fiddly to fill, and all used up within minutes. These fantastic summer must-haves add instant fun […]
Heard about parchment craft, but wondering… what exactly is it?! Well the lovely Cassie Brown has been exploring parchment craft, and is here to reveal what it is, how you can get started in it, and just why she loves it so much!
Unicorns are still a big hit with everyone… so we thought it was about time we collated our favourite (and most fantastic!) unicorn-themed crafts, projects and patterns at Create and Craft for you to get stuck into. Whether you’re a baker, a sewing enthusiast, a papercrafter or you’re hooked on crochet (you see what we did there?) there’s something here for the unicorn lover in you. Read on to discover all the magic that unicorn crafting has to offer, and let us know which is your favourite!
This month’s round-up is packed with colour and fun, with some of your favourite characters making an appearance, as well as some beautiful summer prints and pretty colour combinations! Are you a super-organised cardmaker? If so you’ll appreciate the little sprinkle of festivity too – […]
This fantastic friendship bracelet project was created by our Jewellery Ambassador, Sarah Millsop, and we thought there was no better time to share than it now, considering International Friendship Day is less than a month away! And what better way to cement a fabulous friendship, than by […]
When wedding season hits, celebrating the nuptials of our friends and loved ones provides the perfect excuse to get creative! Getting married is such a special time for any couple, it seems fitting that if crafting is your passion, you put your creativity to good use and produce a truly one-of-a-kind card or gift to mark their magical day! This beautiful wedding card features a traditional design with a fun twist… A gorgeous collection of handcrafted paper flowers come together to create the traditional lucky horseshoe – a wedding gift which can be hung on display in the couple’s home as a gorgeous memento of their special day. Read the talented Ann-Marie Vaux’s step-by-step tutorial below, and discover exactly how to create this beautiful papaercraft wedding card with a difference…
If you’re looking for the perfect way to add eye-catching colour and luxuriously soft texture to any room of the home right now – the answer has to be a DIY pom pom rug! These gorgeous pom pom rugs are all the rage… and are […]
Check out our simple, family-friendly paper mache recipe, and introduce the kids to a wonderful way to craft away the afternoon! Follow Charlie Mumford’s step-by-step paper mache guide below, and watch the video to ensure your paper mache making goes without a hitch! It’s great […]
No wedding is complete without wedding favours – but if you have a long guest-list, creating your own favours can seem a daunting task! Which is why we asked the lovely Sue Hardman to share some DIY wedding ideas, and show those of you who are crafting for your big day that batch-making stunning favours needn’t be terrifying! If you didn’t see Sue’s first post, you can check out the stunning Floral Wedding Favours Project right here. If you’re ready for the next installment, then carry on reading to discover exactly how to create these gorgeous pocket favours, ideal for holding notes, vouchers, lottery tickets and more!