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Author: Create & Craft

This Teddy Bear Cushion is UnBEARably Cute!

This Teddy Bear Cushion is UnBEARably Cute!

National Teddy Bear Day is coming up on 9th September, and what better way to celebrate than by making this adorable teddy bear cushion for the little ones in your life? This project was created and written by our Sewing Ambassador, Charlotte Newland.

Quilting Catch Up with Jennie Rayment: August 2017

Quilting Catch Up with Jennie Rayment: August 2017

Right at the end of July, there was a new episode of Quilting Classroom. It should have been on 23rd July but it was changed to 30th. On this Quilting Classroom, I was able to demonstrate one of my favourite quilting templates: the Sew Easy Quilting […]

Galaxy Mirror Glaze Cake: A Step-by-Step Guide

Galaxy Mirror Glaze Cake: A Step-by-Step Guide

Mirror glaze cakes have become extremely popular thanks to their incredible shine, bold colours, and the textures that can be created. The glaze is made from colouring white chocolate and sweetened condensed milk to give amazing, yet thin, coverage on buttercream cakes and frozen desserts. Here, I will show you step-by-step how to make a Galaxy Mirror Glaze Cake, prepared over my fat-free Skinnylicious cake with an all-natural strawberry Swiss meringue buttercream (as featured in my #1 bestselling book, Have Your Cake and Eat It”).

This project was created and written by our baking mastermind, Mich Turner MBE.

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Scrapbooking 101: Five Fab Design Tips

Scrapbooking 101: Five Fab Design Tips

Whether you create scrapbook pages to fit into big family albums, smaller gift books based on a theme, or single pages to frame, there are a few handy design tips that can help create a more polished layout. (Yes, these same design tips work for cardmaking, […]

How to Get Started in Embroidery Hoop Art #1

How to Get Started in Embroidery Hoop Art #1

I’m so excited to be sharing my love of embroidery with you! Throughout this series of embroidery hoop tutorials, you’ll learn lots of different stitches by making your very own embroidered designs. For our first lesson we’re starting simple, mastering the split stitch — perfect […]

Seashell Chic: How to Transform Your Keepsakes

Seashell Chic: How to Transform Your Keepsakes

“We all do it, don’t we? Every time, we come home from the beach with a pocket full of shells, sea glass, sand, and lots more! I don’t think we can help but be drawn to the sandy beach and feel compelled to pick up some interesting finds. So why waste them? Let’s get crafty!”

This article was written by our Jewellery Ambassador, Sarah Millsop.

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Julie Peasgood’s Doggy Wish Candle

Julie Peasgood’s Doggy Wish Candle

“I wanted to celebrate National Dog Day with a ‘Wish Candle’ that I made using a brilliant technique that Debbi Moore taught me. I’m very dog-broody! I reckon that the more doggy images I have around me, the more conducive it will be that a […]

Dogs: Wendy Turner Webster’s Ideal Crafting Theme!

Dogs: Wendy Turner Webster’s Ideal Crafting Theme!

“I absolutely love dogs (with a real soft spot for Border Collies). I’m proud to be a Patron of the Animal Lifeline Dogs’ Home in Stoke-on-Trent, Wetnose Animal Aid, and also Paws2Rescue — a UK-based organisation who help dogs in Romania have a better life. In […]

Rose Gold II: The Rise of Hunkydory

Rose Gold II: The Rise of Hunkydory

Hi, everyone! I just wanted to stop by and give you a sneak peek of our brand new collection that will be launching as a Blockbuster on Thursday 24th August. Here at Hunkydory Crafts, we are always looking to innovate so we often to look to fashion and home décor trends for inspiration. We noticed that Rose Gold was becoming more and more popular, so we had to incorporate it into one of our collections. Let me introduce “Rose Gold Moments.

This article was written by the lovely Anne-Marie Catterall of Hunkydory.

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Cutterpillar Glow Review + How to Airbrush Using Yours

Cutterpillar Glow Review + How to Airbrush Using Yours

The Cutterpillar Glow has been a big deal this year. Its launch transformed the way crafters work, enabling them to experience true colour when they ordinarily couldn’t. It isn’t just a work station, but a unique tool designed for crafters, artists, and photographers. Now, you may think we’re […]

Wendy Turner Webster’s Beach Cleanup + Poem

Wendy Turner Webster’s Beach Cleanup + Poem

As a ‘Crafty Beggar’ I’m up for recycling anything, but it’s not often I resort to using dirty rubbish in an effort to produce a work of art! The idea for this seahorse canvas came to me when I was walking along the beach with […]

C&C Presenter Crossword [Game]

C&C Presenter Crossword [Game]

Crafties! We’ve got you a very special C&C Presenter Crossword to play! You can print this off or you can play along on our blog. The clues are all related to our 11 Presenters and the answers are ALL emojis! So if you get stuck why not check your emojis for clues? For more C&C related fun like this made just for you, like us on our Facebook page. Drop us a comment below with your thoughts on our crossword. 

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Pretty Origami Dress Tutorial [Video]

Pretty Origami Dress Tutorial [Video]

Papercraft doesn’t have to be limited to cardmaking and scrapbooking — there are hundreds of off-the-page projects that can be used to decorate your home, as party décor, or as a small gift. This origami dress tutorial is the perfect example. Wouldn’t it be lovely […]

CRAFTY CHALLENGE: Cat Themed Makes Competition

CRAFTY CHALLENGE: Cat Themed Makes Competition

Crafties! We’ve launched a special COMPETITION on our blog to help you get the most out of your makes! All you have to do is create a cat themed craft item – easy right? It could be a crafty colouring, a crochet decoration, a delicious cake or a […]

A-Meow-Zing Crystal Kitty Cat Brooches

A-Meow-Zing Crystal Kitty Cat Brooches

This kitty cat brooch design is ideal for anyone who has creative flair and wants to make an eye-CATching piece of jewellery. Choose from four beautiful colourways: Russian Blue, Tabby Teal, Mauve Mix, or Cerise Siamese. What better way to celebrate International Cat Day?

This project was created and written by our Jewellery Ambassador, Sarah Millsop.

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