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Make Your Own Garden Wind Chime: Step by Step Project + Video

Make Your Own Garden Wind Chime: Step by Step Project + Video

Crafting for the home is a fantastic way to combine one of your favourite hobbies with making your home a prettier place to be! And whilst the weather’s warm and we’re all enjoying spending long summer evenings in the garden, what better craft project to […]

Hooded Unicorn Blanket: Crochet Your Own With Our Free Pattern + Tutorial

Hooded Unicorn Blanket: Crochet Your Own With Our Free Pattern + Tutorial

Love unicorns? Love crochet? Then you’re going to love this! We asked the wonderfully talented Charlie Mumford to create a crochet unicorn blanket so soft and snuggly you’d never want to get out of it… and she has not disappointed! Check out her fantastic step-by-step […]

Memory Decorations: Create a Hanging Heart For a Loved One This Christmas

Memory Decorations: Create a Hanging Heart For a Loved One This Christmas

Christmas is a time for cherishing your friends and family, and can often be one at which we reflect and remember those who are no longer with us. If you have lost a loved one, this beautiful little project will enable you to create a bespoke ornament in their memory, so they can continue to be a part of your Christmas, for Christmases to come.

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Papercraft Christmas Wreath: Get Festive With Your ScanNCut!

Papercraft Christmas Wreath: Get Festive With Your ScanNCut!

Calling all crafters! This year we’re asking you to come together, craft together, and spread the joy of handmade. If you’ve seen our #Lonelytree campaign, you’ll be familiar with Charlie, the little boy who needs help adding colour and creativity to his tree in time […]

Prepping For Christmas: Our Create and Craft Contributors Talk Us Through Their Festive Crafting Timelines

Prepping For Christmas: Our Create and Craft Contributors Talk Us Through Their Festive Crafting Timelines

“Christmas in June?!” we hear you cry! It’s a concept that may seem a little odd to some… unless of course, you’re a crafter! For the truly creative and crafty among us, preparation for the big day does indeed begin more than six months ahead […]

How to Make Santa Cutlery Holders [Debbie Shore]

How to Make Santa Cutlery Holders [Debbie Shore]

Looking for a fun way to add festive cheer to your table this Christmas? We’ve a fantastic Christmas sewing project that’s bound to leave your guets impressed, before they’ve even tucked into the turkey! Check out these adorable Santa cutlery holders from the lovely Debbie Shore! Want to know how to create your own? Read Debbie Shore’s step-by-step Christmas sewing project below. Not sure how many guests you’ll be cooking for this Christmas? Start sewing now, and you’ll have plenty of time to make as many as you need to, before the big day.

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DIY Santa Claus Christmas Decoration: The Ultimate Festive Pom Pom Project!

DIY Santa Claus Christmas Decoration: The Ultimate Festive Pom Pom Project!

Make your Christmas tree extra special this year with this handmade Santa Claus pom-pom decoration! Easy to craft and fun to do, this festive make is the perfect way to get youngsters involved in your seasonal crafting!

Homemade Festive Stockings: Create Your Own Advent Bunting!

Homemade Festive Stockings: Create Your Own Advent Bunting!

  Now here’s a Christmas crafting project that’s worth its wight in gold (or certainly worth its weight in chocolate!) This gorgeous Christmas Stocking bunting will not only add a fun and festive finish to any room of the house in the run-up to Christmas, […]

Must-Have Crafts for Christmas 2018

Must-Have Crafts for Christmas 2018

Because if you’re going to start crafting for Christmas early, you want to make sure your festive projects are the most happening Christmas crafts in town, right? Say no more – we’re here with our pick of this year’s must-have Christmas crafting essentials, to see you right through to the most magical time of the year in style!

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Kumihimo Braiding: How To Use Your Kumihimo Disk!

Kumihimo Braiding: How To Use Your Kumihimo Disk!

Have you heard of Kumihimo braiding? In Japanese, the word ‘Kumihimo‘ means gathering threads. In jewellery-making, the art of kumihimo braiding can be combined with beads to create some truly stunning pieces of jewellery… which is exactly what Sarah Millsop does in her latest project! […]

Maz Makes… Christmas Pebbles

Maz Makes… Christmas Pebbles

Over the past few years, I have developed a new festive tradition: decorating pebbles and smooth stones with festive themes to use as decorations or as small gifts.

Impress The Big Guy in Red: Create Your Own Santa Sack!

Impress The Big Guy in Red: Create Your Own Santa Sack!

There’s no denying that the most exciting part of Christmas Eve is preparing for the arrival of the big guy in red! If you fancy adding an extra touch of magic to the moment before bedtime, when Santa’s on his way, then have a go at our gorgeous Santa Sack project! Whether you hang them by the fireplace or leave these gorgeous Santa sacks at the foot of the bed in excited anticipation, these fabulous present bags are bound to be a hit! And who knows? Perhaps he’ll be so impressed by them when he arrives, you’ll get an extra Christmas present for your crafty efforts!

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Spread the Joy of Handmade This Christmas

Spread the Joy of Handmade This Christmas

Whilst Christmas is a time filled with excitement and joy for most, there are some who can find the festive period a tough one to get through. At Create and Craft, our mission is to ensure that no tree is left bare, no home is […]

Letter to Santa: A Crafty Christmas Project To Get You In The Spirit!

Letter to Santa: A Crafty Christmas Project To Get You In The Spirit!

Have you even thought about your Christmas wish list yet? No? Well now’s the time! At Create and Craft HQ, we believe that preparing for Christmas is one of the most exciting endeavors for crafting enthusiasts – not least because Christmas itself is so full […]

Six Reasons Why It’s Never Too Early To Start Crafting For Christmas!

Six Reasons Why It’s Never Too Early To Start Crafting For Christmas!

“It’s the most wonderful tiiime, of the year!” That’s how the song goes, right? Which is why we wholeheartedly believe that we should make the most of all the fun, and excitement (and the excuse to get creative and crafty!) for as long as is humanly possible. At Create and Craft HQ, we start our crafty preparations for Christmas in June, because whilst Santa may have ditched the big red suit for a tropical shirt and a couple of weeks on the beach, we are just desperate to dive headfirst into all the glitter and fruitcake! Think it’s too soon? Read on to discover all the fabulous reasons why it’s never too early to craft for Christmas… we guarantee you’ll be reaching for the tinsel by the end of this post!

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