Halloween is just about a stone’s throw away! If you haven’t already plastered the walls of your home with frightening decorations or nipped out to the shop to stock up on trick or treat sweets, the Crafty Beggars have you covered. Here’s Wendy‘s take on […]
World Animal Day is all about raising awareness for those who don’t have a voice to do so themselves. The movement aims to help improve animal welfare standards worldwide, making the planet a fairer place for all its inhabitants. If you know the Crafty Beggars, […]
Night lights can be used in a variety of ways. From a comforting tinge of brightness in a child’s bedroom to a soothing ambience in the garden during a warm summer’s night, there isn’t really a bad time to bring them out! Although there are […]
“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 […]
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.
To foil my projects, I used wonderful Christine Adolph adhesive rub-ons and Prima rub-on foils, but Cricut adhesive foils and Midas touch transfer foils are just as effective here. My inner magpie had a shiny field day! – Crafty Beggar, Julie Peasgood.
Having realised that pompoms are all-year-round items (not just good for gracing hats and scarves in winter) I went to town with them for one of our recent shows. They are satisfyingly easy to make, especially if you use the pompom makers that Create & […]
Crafty Beggars, Wendy Turner Webster and Julie Peasgood, want to show you how easy it is to craft your own DIY wedding. Each Crafty Beggar has handcrafted their very own wedding project that promises to be a showstopper on your big day. So, what have they […]
Monday, 19th June sees the start of our brand new series of Crafty Beggars in the House! on Community Channel. It’s sponsored by Create and Craft and we’ve recorded 10 half-hour episodes which will go out every weekday evening at 6pm for two weeks! – Wendy […]
“When the lovely Loen and I did a show together we had quite an array of items to get through, from embossing powders and fabric papers to decoupage papers and spring flowers. I have come to realise that when you’re a Create and Craft Ambassador, […]
Wendy Turner Webster, of the Crafty Beggars, is renowned for her ability to reuse and upcycle old items found in the home. With the motto ‘Don’t bin it!’, she transforms old pieces of furniture, packaging, and accessories into something beautiful. That’s why we gave Wendy a challenge. […]