March is finally here – hurrah! Although we’re not entirely sure what March thinks it’s doing… this month is supposed to herald the grand unveiling of spring – instead the UK’s kicking off the month under a blanket of snow, in sub-zero temperatures! Tut, tut, […]
It may seem hard to believe, since we’ve had snow on the ground across the UK this week – but Easter really is right around the corner! With school holidays on the horizon, (and a chocolate influx pending!) we thought you might like to prepare […]
Despite the recent return of incredibly wintry weather, spring is – believe it or not – definitely still on its way! And with it, our gardens will soon be springing back into action… which is why Wendy Turner Webster’s Mother’s Day project couldn’t be more perfectly timed!
Fancy creating a beautifully embellished planter for the lady in your life who just loves pottering and potting? Over to Wendy Turner Webster, who shares just why her mother is so special, and how she created something spectacular for her using a household container, and some crafty know-how!
This fantastic project is a Mother’s Day must! Not only will our jewellery-expert, Sarah Millsop, guide you step-by-step through the process of creating this beautiful beaded bracelet, but she has a gorgeous way of presenting your finished gift too! This bracelet is made three times […]
Even more rewarding? But how can that possibly be… it’s already your favourite thing on Earth, right? We hear you. but here at Create and Craft, we’re always looking for ways to make your favourite hobby even better. Didn’t think it was possible? Check out […]
This simple yet sweet 5-minute-make is just perfect for spring and Easter. Featuring a gorgeous gilded hare atop minimalist kraft card, it’s an easy way to create a fun Easter card that’s bound to raise smiles. It’s such a quick and easy Easter project, you could create it with the kids too!
Compulsive list-maker and Crafty Beggar, Julie Peasgood, takes you through how to make your own notebook in this fantastic tutorial. A great gift idea for Mother’s Day, you could select a bold print fabric you know she’d love, and make it the perfect size to […]
It’s possibly one of the most essential fashion accessories we own – you can’t leave home without it, and it feels like your whole life’s inside… what are we talking about? Your bag, of course! But for the crafty among us, the bag you carry […]
If you’re a jewellery crafter (or simply a jewellery-lover!) you’ve no doubt got boxes of pretty accessories tucked away in cabinets and drawers. But have you ever considered displaying your jewellery, to make it easier to access… and prettier to look at? Our jewellery-expert Sarah Millsop has a simple yet ingenious solution to displaying rings, that is as gorgeous as it is easy-to-make! Check out Sarah Millsop’s DIY Ring Cone, and use her Template to create your own!
There’s no tastier way to say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ this year, than by indulging your sweet tooth with this sensational springtime bake from the incredibly talented Mich Turner! Read on to discover why baking is a renowned Mother’s Day tradition, and exactly what goes into […]
You may have seen the teasers, you may have heard the rumours… MAKER REWARDS IS COMING! Our brand new loyalty scheme (designed for everyone) kicks off Monday 26th February with a week-long event to boot! AND even better, we’ve got a launch party you won’t want […]
Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter… crafting can be such a seasonal affair, that sometimes our projects barely last a week before they’re out-of-date. Well… not this time! Helen Kirkham’s fantastic easel calendar will not only last the whole year through – but it’ll stay in season for a whole year too, thanks to a clever little trick that allows you to swap your seasonal embellishments in an instant! Read on to discover exactly how she created this fantastic piece, and how you can make one too!
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!
This incredible little cottage in miniature is the work of none other than our lovely, and incredibly talented, Rebecca Cole! Ideal for propping open doors throughout your home, this doorstop is a great project to get stuck into, whether you’re sewing for yourself, or creating a gift for a friend. There’s plenty of scope for personalisation – select your fabrics to suit your own home decor, or attempt to recreate your very own home in miniature as an awesome conversational piece! Want to try out this intermediate level doorstop sewing project for yourself? Rebecca breaks it down into easy-to-follow instructions below, with step-by-step photography that will keep you on track throughout!