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Author: Lisa at Create & Craft

Amigurumi Crochet: Are You Hooked Yet?

Amigurumi Crochet: Are You Hooked Yet?

If you’re a crochet fan and you haven’t yet turned your hook to the adorable craze that is amigurumi, then we’re here to show you exactly why amigurumi crochet is a craze you mustn’t ignore! At Create and Craft, we’re fully prepared to take you […]

Maz Makes… Nursery Bunting!

Maz Makes… Nursery Bunting!

This month, the lovely Maz has been working on a very special project… if you read last month’s entry, you’ll remember that the pitter patter of tiny of feet was imminent, and Maz was soon to have another grandchild – well this month, she takes […]

7 Reasons to Start Rubber Stamping

7 Reasons to Start Rubber Stamping

Do you want your papercraft creations to come alive in a matter of seconds? Then stamping may well be the perfect technique for you! Stamping is favoured by many crafters, as it’s quick, accessible, inexpensive and not at all complicated to master! Whether you’ve always been artistic or you’re a creative novice, you can achieve your own beautiful, personalised results in no time. From making handmade cards and decorating scrapbook pages, to upcycling your interior décor, this is an extremely handy technique to use.

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Jennifer McGuire Shares Her Top Tips For Achieving Incredible Results With Your Memory Box Layering Dies

Jennifer McGuire Shares Her Top Tips For Achieving Incredible Results With Your Memory Box Layering Dies

Brand new from Memory Box comes an incredible collection of layering dies! This exciting new concept allows you to layer up the dies to create stunning patterns and intricate designs with ease – and the very talented Jennifer McGuire has been sharing exactly how she […]

Cherish The Details: Sarah Cawood’s DIY Wedding Keepsake Gift

Cherish The Details: Sarah Cawood’s DIY Wedding Keepsake Gift

When wedding season hits, it’s time to enjoy romantic nuptials, lavish receptions, and all the beauty and intricacy that goes with them! But what about when the Big Event is over? Many couples spend a small fortune on making the day magical, then have nothing […]

A Touch of Magic: Angela Finch’s Easy Gemstone Earrings Tutorial

A Touch of Magic: Angela Finch’s Easy Gemstone Earrings Tutorial

Few gemstones are as well-known or as distinctive as amethyst. Its unique purple coloration sets it apart from the crowd, and makes it perfect for creating stand-out jewellery. As well as being beautiful, it’s also renowned as a meditative and calming stone, believed by some to promote patience, peace and tranquility.  And what would we all like a little more of in life (besides time in the craft room)? A little more tranquility would be great!

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DIY Crayon Candles: Sarah Cawood’s Step-by-Step Candle-Making Plus Top Tips for Success!

DIY Crayon Candles: Sarah Cawood’s Step-by-Step Candle-Making Plus Top Tips for Success!

Looking for a crafty way to use up all those broken, abandoned and unloved wax crayons floating around at the bottom of the kids’ craft drawers? Our fabulous Sarah Cawood has just the solution, with this colourful candle-making project! Check out her step-by-step DIY crayon […]

Sarah Cawood’s Slime-Making 101: How To Achieve Colour, Sparkle And The Perfect Consistency Without Spoiling Your Slime!

Sarah Cawood’s Slime-Making 101: How To Achieve Colour, Sparkle And The Perfect Consistency Without Spoiling Your Slime!

Everyone is making slime right now… the kids can’t get enough of it, as our resident crafty mummy, the lovely Sarah Cawood, is all too aware! This week, Sarah has enlisted the help of her favourite mini crafters to explore the kids’ crafting trend that’s […]

Summer Crafting Ideas For Kids

Summer Crafting Ideas For Kids

With the summer holidays just around the corner, we’ve put together a selection of fun and easy craft ideas for kids that will keep the whole family entertained, even on those inevitable rainy days! Check out our craft ideas for kids to inspire your children’s crafting; gooey-centred cupcakes, cuddly bunnies, and crowns fit for kings and queens are just some of the summer craft ideas we’ve to offer…the whole family will love these children’s crafts!

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How to Make Crochet Water Balloons: Battle The Heatwave & Enjoy a Summer of Fun!

How to Make Crochet Water Balloons: Battle The Heatwave & Enjoy a Summer of Fun!

What are crochet water balloons? A hassle-free way to have fun in the sun for all the family! Forget about having to repeatedly purchase traditional water balloons, which are fiddly to fill, and all used up within minutes. These fantastic summer must-haves add instant fun […]

What Is Parchment Craft? Cassie Brown Gets Creative…

What Is Parchment Craft? Cassie Brown Gets Creative…

Heard about parchment craft, but wondering… what exactly is it?! Well the lovely Cassie Brown has been exploring parchment craft, and is here to reveal what it is, how you can get started in it, and just why she loves it so much!

Our Pick of Unicorn-Themed Crafting

Our Pick of Unicorn-Themed Crafting

Unicorns are still a big hit with everyone… so we thought it was about time we collated our favourite (and most fantastic!) unicorn-themed crafts, projects and patterns at Create and Craft for you to get stuck into. Whether you’re a baker, a sewing enthusiast, a papercrafter or you’re hooked on crochet (you see what we did there?) there’s something here for the unicorn lover in you. Read on to discover all the magic that unicorn crafting has to offer, and let us know which is your favourite!

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Top 10 Cardmaking Kits July 2018

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits July 2018

This month’s round-up is packed with colour and fun, with some of your favourite characters making an appearance, as well as some beautiful summer prints and pretty colour combinations! Are you a super-organised cardmaker? If so you’ll appreciate the little sprinkle of festivity too – […]

Handmade Wedding Card: Learn How To Add Depth With Stunning Papercraft Flowers

Handmade Wedding Card: Learn How To Add Depth With Stunning Papercraft Flowers

When wedding season hits, celebrating the nuptials of our friends and loved ones provides the perfect excuse to get creative! Getting married is such a special time for any couple, it seems fitting that if crafting is your passion, you put your creativity to good […]

DIY Pom Pom Rug:  Discover How To Make a Pom Pom Rug – No Glue Required!

DIY Pom Pom Rug: Discover How To Make a Pom Pom Rug – No Glue Required!

If you’re looking for the perfect way to add eye-catching colour and luxuriously soft texture to any room of the home right now – the answer has to be a DIY pom pom rug! These gorgeous pom pom rugs are all the rage… and are actually easy to create with just a few essential supplies. Our crafty Charlie Mumford has produced this spectacular rainbow pom pom rug, and is here to share exactly how she did it, so you can create one too! Check out her step-by-step instructions below, and watch the video to see just how easy it is to make your own pom pom rug!

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