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Maz Makes… New Year’s Resolutions

Maz Makes… New Year’s Resolutions

Hello to all fellow craft lovers everywhere! It seems an age since I wrote a blog for our Create & Craft – in fact, it’s an awfully long time since I’ve written ANY blogs!! The reason, you may well ask? As you may know, I’ve been on […]

Toy Story Craft Collection Launches on Create and Craft

Toy Story Craft Collection Launches on Create and Craft

Following the highly successful launches of Disney craft collections since June 2016 including Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and Dumbo, Create and Craft has once again teamed up with Character World to bring their customers the latest range of Disney and Disney•Pixar […]

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 of our much-loved Top 10 Cardmaking Kits countdown!

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Heffy Doodle Inspiration: What Could You Make?

Heffy Doodle Inspiration: What Could You Make?

Last year, we launched Heffy Doodle on Create & Craft. Run by Lesley Oman and her husband Craig, Heffy Doodle’s range of stamps and coordinating dies focuses on Lesley’s quirky doodles, whimsical concepts, and pun-tastic sentiments. You’ve seen our Heffy Doodle range on TV — now it’s time […]

Jennie Rayment’s 5 Quilting Essentials for Newbies

Jennie Rayment’s 5 Quilting Essentials for Newbies

January is the time for new beginnings and new resolutions. It’s also the month of long, dark evenings! Spring is a long way away and summer is a dim event on the distant horizon, BUT why not lift your spirits, distract the mind, and give your […]

‘Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful’ Card

‘Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful’ Card

We’ve all heard the lovely old adage, ‘No two snowflakes are alike,’ so what better way to promote pursuing a truly unique approach to life, than with this elegant snowflake themed card of encouragement?

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What Does Hunkydory Have in Store for 2018?

What Does Hunkydory Have in Store for 2018?

Happy New Year, everyone! What a great year we had in 2017. Hunkydory had so many wonderful new products but there is one that really sticks in my mind: the Adorable Scoreboard. This has been one of the bestselling products of 2017 and I can […]

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

Show your home a little love with this bee-autiful hanging heart decoration. Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, this stunning heart by Trimcraft‘s Kathy Hodson is the perfect project to show your home a little love in the new year. All you need is a wooden […]

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 love with the Violet Icing Colour by Wilton — in some lights, it looks like velvet. With a touch of mild green and light gold, I hope you agree that the end result is very pleasing. Hope you have a very happy new year! — Cassie Brown

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Sara Naumann’s ‘Happy New Year!’ Card

Sara Naumann’s ‘Happy New Year!’ Card

Season’s greetings needn’t be reserved for Christmas Day alone… add wintry couture style to a handmade New Year’s card, and embrace the excitement of celebrating what’s to come!

Birthday Card Organiser with FREE Printable! [Kristine McKay]

Birthday Card Organiser with FREE Printable! [Kristine McKay]

I have a confession! My New Year’s goal for 2018 is the exact same goal I had for 2017, which is to make sure I send every single loved one a birthday card. While 2017 wasn’t a success, I decided to create an organisational system […]

FabScraps’ 5 Keys For a FABulous 2018

FabScraps’ 5 Keys For a FABulous 2018

Hello to all our lovely crafters and quilters! Can you believe it’s the end of the year? Like they say, “time flies when you’re having fun!” And boy, have we had fun creating so many FabScraps kits for you to play with. We hope you have loved them as much as we do. Today in our blog post, we have decided to share our 5 keys to a successful 2018!

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“Happy New Year!” Embossed Couture Card

“Happy New Year!” Embossed Couture Card

Add sparkle and shine to your Couture snowflakes with a hint of embossing powder — a perfect way to ring in the new year! — Sara Naumann

Crafting Innovation: Glitzy Cardstock Collar Necklace

Crafting Innovation: Glitzy Cardstock Collar Necklace

Collar necklaces are the height of fashion at the moment, looking best when paired with a collared shirt. The necklace simply sits underneath the shirt collar to add a focal piece to your outfit. The main characteristic of a collar necklace is that it sits […]

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 us still prefer to get creative with the paper option… but step back, diaries — it’s all about planners now.

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