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DIY Sea Shell Art: How to Transform Your Holiday Keepsakes

DIY Sea Shell Art: How to Transform Your Holiday Keepsakes

We all do it, don’t we? Whether you’re strolling along the beach with your dogs, building sandcastles with the kids, or soaking up some sun on your summer holiday… you always end up spying a pretty shell or two that you can’t resist picking up, […]

How to Make a Gift Box: The Perfect Size For The Perfect Gift!

How to Make a Gift Box: The Perfect Size For The Perfect Gift!

Giving personalised gifts is a fantastic way to show you care – but what if you knew how to make a gift box as well as a gorgeous gift to go inside, so you could truly wow friends and family on those special occasions? The […]

How To Make A Dutch Fold Card [With Free Template!]

How To Make A Dutch Fold Card [With Free Template!]

You can’t go wrong with a classic fold card, can you? But if you fancy trying something a little different (but certainly not too complicated!) then the Dutch fold card might be the perfect project for you! And to make it super-duper simple, the lovely Sarah Jackman-Read has not only put together a gorgeous step-by-step project for you to follow, but she’s also included a template you can download right here! Getting started couldn’t be easier…

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The Impossible Card Template – Discover The Secret Behind This ‘Impossible’ Design!

The Impossible Card Template – Discover The Secret Behind This ‘Impossible’ Design!

The ‘Impossible Card’ has been on everyone’s lips this summer… why? because despite how it looks, it’s actually not so impossible to make after all! Using the clever template provided here, you can discover the simple secret behind the impossible card, and make it time […]

Origami Home Decor: Create Your Own Geometric Wall Art Using Card!

Origami Home Decor: Create Your Own Geometric Wall Art Using Card!

At Create and Craft, our incredible Core Collection has been months in the making – and now that it’s here, we can’t wait to show you all the creative things you can do with it! We sent some out to our crafty contributor Charlie Mumford, […]

Crochet Scarf: Snuggle Up At The Cinema [Free Crochet Pattern!]

Crochet Scarf: Snuggle Up At The Cinema [Free Crochet Pattern!]

Love going to the cinema… but hate shivering under their air con for the entirety of the film? Enter the cinema scarf! This super fun crochet scarf pattern will show you exactly how to create a bold and bodacious scarf to keep you super warm and snuggly while you’re putting away the popcorn and enjoying the latest blockbuster! Check out the fabulously talented Charlie Mumford’s crochet scarf pattern below, stock up on crochet supplies, and start creating yours!

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Make A Handmade Scrapbook: The Perfect Way To Capture Your Memories!

Make A Handmade Scrapbook: The Perfect Way To Capture Your Memories!

At Create and Craft, our incredible Core Collection has been months in the making – and now that it’s here, we can’t wait to show you all the creative things you can do with it! When our crafty contributor Louise Dunbar received her Core Collection […]

How To Make a 3D Card [With Free Frame Fold Template!]

How To Make a 3D Card [With Free Frame Fold Template!]

This free-standing 3D card offers a contemporary twist on a traditional cardmaking design – your recipient will be more than a little impressed when they open up their card and it springs into action before their very eyes! Want to know exactly how to score […]

How to Make a Trifold Shutter Card [with Free Template]

How to Make a Trifold Shutter Card [with Free Template]

With the sun shining and the temperature soaring, this summer has been all about fun-filled days out at the beach. Keep the beach-themed fun going when you’re back indoors, with Shabneez Khan-Muztar’s handmade Trifold Shutter Card project. Featuring beach huts, bunting, and rubber rings, this seaside-themed trifold card would make a great 3D birthday card (for all ages!) or greeting card for other special occasions.

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Crochet Glasses Case: Store Your Cinema Specs in Style [Free Crochet Pattern!]

Crochet Glasses Case: Store Your Cinema Specs in Style [Free Crochet Pattern!]

As much as we all love enjoying the latest 3D flick at the cinema, repeatedly having to fork out for a new set of oh-so-stylish 3D glasses can be frustrating – especially when you know you must have at least ten pairs at home already! […]

How To Make a Pop Up Card [With Free Diamond Fold Pop Up Template!]

How To Make a Pop Up Card [With Free Diamond Fold Pop Up Template!]

Want to create a card that stands to attention, and stands out from the crowd? This clever diamond fold card, created by the lovely Tracey Collett, ticks both those boxes, and some more! Featuring a clever diamond-fold design, it’s guaranteed to take centre-stage at craft […]

Mission Control to Crafters: The Perfect Space Card Project [+Free Pop-Up Z-Fold Card Template!]

Mission Control to Crafters: The Perfect Space Card Project [+Free Pop-Up Z-Fold Card Template!]

Want to take your crafting abilities to dizzying new heights? No problem! This fantastic cardmaking project may look out of this world – but it’s totally achievable thanks to the included Z-fold card template, which you can download here, for free! Check out the talented Louise Dunbar’s step-by-step instructions below, and create your own Z-fold card with ease…

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Our Top 10 Craft Room Storage Ideas

Our Top 10 Craft Room Storage Ideas

Do you know what some of the greatest minds in history all had in common? A messy desk! Apparently the likes of Albert Einstein and Mark Twain worked at desks filled with clutter… and if you have anything in common with these fantastic thinkers, then […]

Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

This month, we asked our resident crafter, Maz, to share her top tips and expert advice on all things Mod Podge! If you’ve seen Maz’s previous crafty endeavors on the Create and Craft blog, you’ll already be well aware that the lovely Maz is a […]

Getting Started In Quilling: What Will I Need?

Getting Started In Quilling: What Will I Need?

If you’ve never tried your hand at quilling before, you may feel slightly intimidated about diving into a whole new craft that seemingly requires oodles of supplies! But fear not – whilst there are plenty of amazing quilling tools and accessories on the market, the truth is, you can get started with a simple quilling tool, some paper strips and a dab of glue! Check out our low-down on quilling supplies below, and if you’re looking for the perfect place to start, we’ve a magical step-by-step project you’ll love!

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