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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 […]

Easter Fingerprint Crafts – A Super-Cute Easter Card They’ll Love To Create!

Easter Fingerprint Crafts – A Super-Cute Easter Card They’ll Love To Create!

Are the kids desperate to get creative? Or are you desperate to find fun ways to keep them busy over the Easter break? Either way, this fun Easter fingerprint craft project is just the ticket! Create adorable Easter fingerprint cards with this super-cute, super-quick Easter […]

Easter Egg Cake Ideas: Discover What’s Inside This Eggstraordinary Treat!

Easter Egg Cake Ideas: Discover What’s Inside This Eggstraordinary Treat!

This stunning Easter ‘cake’ packs a seriously tasty surprise… underneath all that stunning icing, this delicous treat from the fabulous Mich Turner is packed with Maltesers, Mini Eggs, marshmallows, biscuits, and chocolate! A fantastic way to spoil the family this Easter, we think this is the perfect excuse to stock up on yummy Easter treats… we recommend buying one pack for the recipe, and one for yourself!

These eggstraordinary eggs are so easy to make, there’s no baking required! Check out Mich Turner‘s fantastic step-by-step guide below on exactly how to create your own…

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Stained Glass Easter Egg – Create a Stunning Easter Card That’s Bursting With Colour!

Stained Glass Easter Egg – Create a Stunning Easter Card That’s Bursting With Colour!

Looking for an easy way to add colour and fun to your Easter cards this year? This gorgeous stained glass Easter egg card is just the ticket! Featuring a fun faux stained glass effect, it’s easy to create… and gorgeous to look at, too! Check […]

FREE Crafty Maths Boardgame!

FREE Crafty Maths Boardgame!

The bank holiday is coming (hooray) and we know you’ll be looking for fun and crafty ways to entertain the family. We’ve come up with this fun and simple boardgame which will get everyone together! All you need to do is scroll down and download […]

DIY Easter Pinata: Prepare For a Smashing Easter Holiday!

DIY Easter Pinata: Prepare For a Smashing Easter Holiday!

Easter is almost upon us now, and if there are any little ones in your home, they’re bound to be getting excited about the chocolate treats that are on the way! At Create and Craft we love any excuse to get the kids crafting – so when we saw Helen Kirkham’s fantastic Easter Pinata Chick we simply LOVED it! This adorable DIY pinata will provide plenty of fun – first when they make it… and then again when they smash it to get their hands on all the yummy treats inside! It’s an easy make, even for little hands, and would make a fantastic addition to your Easter Sunday family gathering. Plus, once you’ve learnt how to make this gorgeous Easter pinata, you can remake it time and time again, modifying the design to suit a whole host of occasions!

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Behind the Scenes at Totally Beads: Celebrating Two Years at Create and Craft!

Behind the Scenes at Totally Beads: Celebrating Two Years at Create and Craft!

If you’re a jewellery-making fanatic, you’ve probably heard of one of our fantastic suppliers of all things beading – Totally Beads! Well, earlier this year, Sarah Millsop took a sneak-peek behind the scenes to find out exactly what goes on at Totally Beads HQ… and […]

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 […]

Wire Writing Tutorial – Sarah Millsop’s Step-by-Step Guide

Wire Writing Tutorial – Sarah Millsop’s Step-by-Step Guide

Wire writing is a popular form of jewellery-making, as wire is such a versatile medium for jewellery makers and crafters to work with! From making your own clasps, ear wires, connectors and beads, to crafty embellishments and fun little accessories, wire writing opens up a world of possibilities. It’s also a fantastic way to create personalised pieces, as (once you get the hang of it!) wire writing names is an easy way to make a piece of jewellery unique. Even if you’re not a fan of jewellery, this fun craft can be used in plenty of other ways. Sarah Millsop‘s crafty tutorial below takes you step-by-step through creating your very own stylised paperclips!

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Crafting Trends: Adult Colouring [+ Free Easter Colouring Download!]

Crafting Trends: Adult Colouring [+ Free Easter Colouring Download!]

Once reserved purely for children (and the occasional adult who was roped in to help!) colouring in has taken the adult crafting population by storm in the past few years. Why? Because the power of art therapy is now becoming recognised around the world as […]

Rainbow Easter Card Project [+ Free Download!]

Rainbow Easter Card Project [+ Free Download!]

This bright and beautiful rainbow-coloured Easter card is all you need to add a burst of spring colour to your celebrations this Easter! Featuring enchanting floral embellishment and a gorgeous watercolour background, this pretty Easter card will be loved by young and old alike. Check […]

Easter Basket Craft – With Adorable Easter Bunnies!

Easter Basket Craft – With Adorable Easter Bunnies!

Looking for an adorable way to decorate tabletops and windowsills this Easter? Our Easter Basket Craft Project is just the ticket! Featuring super-cute Easter bunnies atop beautiful Easter eggs, this lovely Easter Basket provides the perfect decoration this spring. And the fantastic thing about creating this basket is – once you’ve mastered how to produce the basket template, you can use it time and time again, for weddings, birthdays, Valentine’s, and more! Want to know how it’s done? Check out Vikki Gorham’s step-by-step Easter Basket Craft Tutorial below!

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Stamping Tips and Tricks- Expert Advice For Professional Quality Results

Stamping Tips and Tricks- Expert Advice For Professional Quality Results

Keen to start stamping? Perhaps you’re a beginner to stamping, and not sure where to begin? Or maybe you’re just searching for a few stamping tips and tricks to take your stamping from average to awesome? Then you’re in exactly the right place! Expert papercrafter, […]

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!

Chick Out This Crafty Kids Easter Project [+ Downloadable Template]

Chick Out This Crafty Kids Easter Project [+ Downloadable Template]

Looking for fun and easy ways to keep the kids entertained this Easter? This fantastic Easter papercraft project is a great one for the children to get stuck into! Allow them to choose their own colourful papers to create this adorable Easter chick who will sit happily atop the windowsill once complete! Check out Sarah Jackman-Read’s instructions below, along with a handy list of everything you’ll need – plus a printable template!

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