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Be the (Pine)Apple of His Eye This Father’s Day!

Be the (Pine)Apple of His Eye This Father’s Day!

Socks, ties and aftershave. Tired of giving him the same old gifts every Father’s Day? then read on to discover exactly where Wendy Turner-Webster got her inspiration for this fabulous handmade gift, and see how thinking outside the box can take your crafting to exciting new […]

Upcycled Furniture Tutorial: Maz Makes… Something For The Corner!

Upcycled Furniture Tutorial: Maz Makes… Something For The Corner!

The lovely Maz is back with another fantastic upcycling project! This month, Maz shows exactly how you can breathe new life into an outdated piece of furniture with a fresh lick of paint and some clever fabric choices. With so many creative options available these […]

How To Make Crepe Paper Roses: Step-by-Step Tutorial + Video

How To Make Crepe Paper Roses: Step-by-Step Tutorial + Video

Roses are a fantastic way to add colour to a room, style to a bride’s bouquet, or just a smile to someone special’s face! But a bunch of roses can be terribly costly, especially for something that won’t last very long. Which is why we […]

A Creative New Storage Solution from Stamps Away!

A Creative New Storage Solution from Stamps Away!

Apparently, a messy desk is a sign of genius! So if you’re a bit of a genius at work when it comes to crafting, this fantastic little kit from Stamps Away might be just the thing you’re after to restore a little order to your […]

Crafts and Cocktails: How To Have A Fabulous [Crafty!] Night Out!

Crafts and Cocktails: How To Have A Fabulous [Crafty!] Night Out!

If you love nothing more than getting together with your girlfriends and having a giggle over cocktails, then you’ll be very excited to hear that we’ve discovered how you can make that experience even more fun! How is that possible, you ask?! With a little […]

Maz Makes… Gets Stuck In The Mud!

Maz Makes… Gets Stuck In The Mud!

Ever find yourself stuck in a creative rut? After the greyest start to spring ever, the ever-lovely Maz found herself struggling to find the inspiration and motivation needed to get crafting. It should be the perfect time of year for us to start thinking about […]

Jam Jar Crafts: 10 Crafty Ideas For Jazzing Up Old Jam Jars!

Jam Jar Crafts: 10 Crafty Ideas For Jazzing Up Old Jam Jars!

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. So we gave Wendy a challenge… we asked […]

Steampunk Art: A Mixed Media Take On This Stylish Craft Trend!

Steampunk Art: A Mixed Media Take On This Stylish Craft Trend!

What is steampunk? Well this stunning trend was born in the 1970s, where it began life as a science-fiction sub-genre, incorporating technology and designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Merely an idea of an alternative history that was explored in fantasy literature, steampunk quickly took […]

10 Things You Can Do With Mod Podge [+ Our Top Tips For Mod Podge Success!]

10 Things You Can Do With Mod Podge [+ Our Top Tips For Mod Podge Success!]

What’s so special about Mod Modge? If you’re asking that question, you’re probably relatively new to the fabulous world of Podge! So get comfy and stick the kettle on, because you’re about to discover a whole host of incredible uses for that bottle of Mod […]

Shine Bright: More Crafty Ways To Brighten Up Your World!

Shine Bright: More Crafty Ways To Brighten Up Your World!

Our 15th birthday is all about illumination – the days are getting lighter and longer, and we want to celebrate this fantastic time of year by brightening up your crafting world! So we asked our crafty contribution team to put together an array of dazzling […]

Ignite the Spark: Siobhan Ferguson’s Illuminated Glass Jar

Ignite the Spark: Siobhan Ferguson’s Illuminated Glass Jar

Something exciting’s coming your way… it’s time to ignite the spark! The days are getting longer, the evenings are getting brighter, and the ultimate illuminating event is almost here! That’s right… it’s Create and Craft’s 15th birthday, and we’re about to get the party started! […]

Maz Makes… Eggshell Crafts With a Twist!

Maz Makes… Eggshell Crafts With a Twist!

Looking for quirky Easter egg crafting ideas that are a little different, this Easter? Then you’ll just love Maz’s latest crafty contribution! Taking a slight detour from the traditional Easter eggshell journey, Maz has created a stunning mosaic effect photo frame with an eggstraordinary twist! […]

Maz Makes… Designer-Inspired Decorated Eggs!

Maz Makes… Designer-Inspired Decorated Eggs!

Did you read Maz’s last post, all about her Mackenzie-Childs upcycling exploits? Well the lovely Maz is well and truly smitten with this stylish decor theme – so much so that she’s created a beautiful decorated egg project that you too are bound to fall […]

Maz Makes… Falls in Love With Mackenzie Childs!

Maz Makes… Falls in Love With Mackenzie Childs!

We have big news this week! Crafters, Maz has fallen in love! But it’s not quite what you think… Read on to discover exactly what has captivated Maz, and the exciting new upcycling project she’s started as a result!

Embroidery Hoop Art: Fall In Love With This Gorgeous Ivy Garland! [+ Video Tutorial]

Embroidery Hoop Art: Fall In Love With This Gorgeous Ivy Garland! [+ Video Tutorial]

Looking for a fresh and exciting way to breathe life into your home decor this spring? Look no further! The fabulously talented Penelope Quinn shows you exactly how to create this stunning embroidery hoop art project using only a handful of craft supplies, and foliage […]