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Amazing Airbrushing: How to Airbrush a Cat

Amazing Airbrushing: How to Airbrush a Cat

How to airbrush a cat… NOT LITERALLY! I love airbrushing and creating this wonderful art form on icing with edible airbrush colours is really very easy with a little know-how. This project was created and written by our Cake Ambassador, Cassie Brown.

Pawsitively Purrfect Cat Crafts from Crafty Beggars

Pawsitively Purrfect Cat Crafts from Crafty Beggars

Crafty Beggars, Wendy Turner Webster and Julie Peasgood, have been busy crafting in anticipation of one of their favourite feline-focussed days: International Cat Day. So, to celebrate all the kittens and cats of the world, here’s a project from each of them.

How to Make Macramé Friendship Bracelets

How to Make Macramé Friendship Bracelets

To make these really cute and pretty friendship bracelets, we will be using a series of ‘square knots’. There are so many different knots to use in macramé, but this is a great place to start and get used to the techniques. If you do not have a macramé board, you can use a clipboard of even an over turned box lid to help secure your work whilst knotting.

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

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A Fun Cake to Help Your Kids Learn Their ABC

A Fun Cake to Help Your Kids Learn Their ABC

Let’s get back to school! This alphabet cake is just a bit of fun and so easy to do — my 16-year-old daughter actually helped create it as a bit of down time in between her GCSEs! She chose the colours, letters and numbers. We […]

“Hang on Tight” Card by Sara Naumann

“Hang on Tight” Card by Sara Naumann

Pair your Couture dies with sweet stamped images from My Sentiments Exactly — they’re a perfect fit and make for an easy card design with plenty of cheer. What’s even better? My Sentiments Exactly gives you “innies and outies” — sentiments for the outside of […]

Project Life Scrapbook: Our Events Executive Tests The Project [Interview]

‘Tis the season to get married, and our lovely C&C Events Executive has tested out our new Project Life Scrapbook to help tell the story of how she is planning her big day. We’ve interviewed our very own Sam for you so you can see first-hand how special the scrapbooks really are. Remember to catch the show which launches on Thursday 27th July and drop us a comment with your thoughts!

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How to Make a DIY Wedding Choker [Sarah Millsop]

How to Make a DIY Wedding Choker [Sarah Millsop]

To coincide with Sarah Millsop‘s wedding today, here’s her wedding choker project! This statement choker is perfect for any special occasion and can be simplified for a more subtle finish if you so wish. Make the choker in a traditional white colour palette, a passionate […]

New Bambi Craft Collection Launches

Following the highly successful launches of Disney craft collections since June 2016 including Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Winnie-the-Pooh and The Lion King, Create and Craft TV has once again teamed up with Character World. Launching Thursday 24th August 2017, this latest range of Disney […]

Which Type of Crafter Are You? Flow Chart Fun [Infographic]

Which Type of Crafter Are You? Flow Chart Fun [Infographic]

Crafties! Ever wondered what type of crafter you are? Well take our easy flow chart to find out! Drop us a comment on the blog below and let us know which crafter you are, and if you agree! For more fun like this remember to follow us on all of our social channels where we have all the fun! We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube. See you over there!

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Jennie Rayment’s Quilting Adventures Summer 2017

Jennie Rayment’s Quilting Adventures Summer 2017

June 30th was the start of the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show at the NEC and I had a stand there. It’s a three-day show and easy to do if you have help. Then, you can escape for necessary breaks and a bite to eat. Eating […]

Zentangle Cake: Ditch Sprinkles for Edible Pens

This cake is a little time consuming, but you can really have some fun with your design. I did a little research on the internet first to look at different zentangle designs in colour. It’s amazing what’s out there – I found lots of inspiration! […]

The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE: Reasons Why You MUST Go

SAVE THE DATE! The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE is nearly upon us – September 21st-24th to be specific. So clear a space for more fabric, get ready to learn a whole range of new techniques and prepare to meet your favourite Sewing Bee stars! We’re seeeeew excited here at C&C – sew much sew (get it?) that we’re giving you all 10% off on your tickets if you use the code CCD here.

3 million of you tuned in for BBC2’s Sewing Bee show, and now you can experience it LIVE! Sorely tempted to go and stock up your sewing stash? Of course you are! Here are our top reasons why you simply MUST get yourself a ticket.

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With Love From Africa… And FabScraps, Of Course!

WOW! We couldn’t be more excited to write our first blog post for the amazing customers of Create and Craft. But first, let me introduce myself and give you a little bit of history about Africa’s largest craft and fabric manufacturing company, FabScraps.

How to Make a Picnic Blanket [Charlotte Newland]

How to Make a Picnic Blanket [Charlotte Newland]

Summer is here at last and it’s time for lazy picnics in the park. This quick and easy picnic blanket is sewn up in summery ginghams and has a waterproof backing to protect you from damp grass. Using polyester fabric and thread means it is […]

Keeping Family in the Frame [Julie Peasgood]

I made this memory board from an ADORNit kit that I ordered from Create & Craft in the US, and I am so pleased that the ADORNit family are bringing more of their products to Create & Craft UK too! There are so many shadowbox kits and lots of other crafting goodies to find.

This project was created by Crafty Beggar & Craft Ambassador, Julie Peasgood.

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