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Crafting Trends: Creative lettering and Calligraphy

Crafting Trends: Creative lettering and Calligraphy

We touched on it in our Mother’s Day Crafting Essentials Post – but it’s such a huge trend right now, that calligraphy deserves to be featured in its own right!

Trend-Spotting at Creativeworld: The Latest Crafts Showcasing in Frankfurt This Year

Trend-Spotting at Creativeworld: The Latest Crafts Showcasing in Frankfurt This Year

Like crafting? Love design? Keen to discover 2018’s top three crafting trends? Then you’ll definitely want to see the latest from the Creativeworld show in Frankfurt!

Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

The elegance and asymmetry of nature has inspired us in a big way this winter.  It’s visible in home decor trends that have embraced woven lampshades, jute rugs, houseplants, and natural wood… and it’s trickled into the crafting industry too.

Creativation 2018: The Trends from Phoenix [Sara Naumann]

Creativation 2018: The Trends from Phoenix [Sara Naumann]

Imagine aisles of craft supplies, booths packed with fresh new designs and product releases…complete with demos, and the chance to connect with the companies who create all the craft supplies we love to use. That’s Creativation in Phoenix, Arizona—the trade show for the craft and […]

10 Crochet Animals Guaranteed to Steal Your Heart

10 Crochet Animals Guaranteed to Steal Your Heart

If you’re a crochet fan and you haven’t yet heard of the adorable craze that is amigurumi, then it’s likely you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past couple of years… but fear not! Whether you’re familiar with these captivating and cuddly little creatures […]

Crafting Trends 2018: The Stag Head + Free Download

Crafting Trends 2018: The Stag Head + Free Download

Okay, okay — so the “stag head trend” isn’t anything new. In fact, it’s been a pretty significant focus of home decor for quite a few years now. Apparently, this trend began as a sort of ironic statement — a “faux taxidermy” protest — but […]

Top 10 Sewing Kits January 2018

Top 10 Sewing Kits January 2018

I have to say, searching through our range of sewing kits to find the best picks for you has to be one of the most joyous times of the month for me. The designs we have this month are simply divine; in January you can […]

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits January 2018

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits January 2018

Wow – where did January sneak up on us from? Now the bright sparkle of Christmas is behind us and the long dark evenings continue, allow us to inject one of the longest months of the year with a little colour and inspiration, with another […]

Baking Trends 2018: Velvet Illusion Succulent Cake

Baking Trends 2018: Velvet Illusion Succulent Cake

I love gold at New Year and was very tempted to have a gold cake, but I decided to just add elegant and chic gold accents. I loved creating this cake; it’s one of my favourites so far! I experimented with colour and fell in […]

Crafting Trends 2018: Planners are the New Diaries

Crafting Trends 2018: Planners are the New Diaries

Following the rise of digital calendars and planning apps, it’s a surprise that planners thrive like they do! Who needs a planner when you have a smartphone, right? It’s never been easier to keep on top of our schedule. On the contrary, so many of […]

Are Gravity-Defying Cakes Easier to Make Than You Think?

Are Gravity-Defying Cakes Easier to Make Than You Think?

Gravity-defying cakes have been all the rage for a while now and, surprisingly, they are incredibly easy to make. There are kits on the market to help you, but I’m using the old-fashioned method as it has never let me down before and it’s cheap […]

Autumnal Cardmaking: How to Stay on Top of Trends

Autumnal Cardmaking: How to Stay on Top of Trends

Entering a new season is always a strange experience. We witness the gradual change in craft brands‘ product designs over the course of the year and never really bat an eyelid. Their designs are a transition, as are the seasons. But why is it that […]

Revealed: Why You Can’t Resist Animals in Crafting

Revealed: Why You Can’t Resist Animals in Crafting

Most crafters love animals; they seem to be two passions that go hand-in-hand. For that reason, craft brands are increasingly incorporating animals into their product ranges. At this very moment, Hunkydory, Kanban, My Sentiments Exactly, Trimcraft and Tattered Lace all feature pet-themed designs — something […]

Jewellery Trends 2017: Wire Wrapped Stones

Jewellery Trends 2017: Wire Wrapped Stones

Loose stones, rough crystals, and even marbles and sea glass can be used to create very decorative pieces of jewellery. By wrapping your stones in a thin but stable wire, you can make them into thread-able components to be able to use in your personalised […]

The Busy Days Planner is BACK! And Now You Can Use It With Your ScanNcut!

The Busy Days Planner is BACK! And Now You Can Use It With Your ScanNcut!

Have you ever dreamt of using your ScanNcut to personalise your Busy Days Planner? Well now you can! Introducing our New and Exclusive Busy Days Planner – Baking, Gardening & Crafting USB, now you’ll be able to be freely creative, enabling you to add photos […]