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Create Jaw-Dropping Constellation Art With A Little Help From The Foil Quill!

Create Jaw-Dropping Constellation Art With A Little Help From The Foil Quill!

Looking to create a personalised gift for someone special,  that really stands out from the crowd? Then grab your foil quill, and check out the incredible project below! This stunning constellation art home decor can be personalised to any starsign, and makes a truly magical […]

Bright and Beautiful: 7 Summer Craft Ideas You Need to Try!

Bright and Beautiful: 7 Summer Craft Ideas You Need to Try!

When the days are long, the sun is bright, and the air is warm, there’s no better way to celebrate than by bringing a little colour to your crafting! Here, we take a look at some of the boldest, brightest and craftiest summer craft ideas […]

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse: Create a Card That’s Out of This World!

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse: Create a Card That’s Out of This World!

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse is one of those craft stash items we just LOVE here at Create and Craft – because it enables you to add colour, texture and shine… all with just one product! Here, our crafty contributor Shabneez Khan-Muztar, shows you all the awesome […]

How to Use Your Tonic Studios Nuvo Drops: Discover a World of Dimension!

How to Use Your Tonic Studios Nuvo Drops: Discover a World of Dimension!

Whether you prefer vintage sophistication, sparkle and glitter, a luminous look, or high-gloss glam, this incredible range of Tonic Studios Nuvo Drops will enable you to produce stunning embellishments and professional quality finishes across a range of papercraft projects. We asked talented cardmaking pro Shabneez […]

Our Best Kids Craft Kits for Encouraging Creative Play!

Our Best Kids Craft Kits for Encouraging Creative Play!

Kick-start your child’s creativity this year, with a fantastic selection of kids craft kits that are bursting at the seams with colourful supplies, inspirational ideas, and oodles of opportunities to let their imaginations run wild! Whether they’re into outer-space quests, undersea worlds, puppet shows, woodland […]

Meet Paper & Wood’s Zack Mclaughlin

Meet Paper & Wood’s Zack Mclaughlin

We first met Zack Mclaughlin on ITV’s The Big Audition back in 2018… and we were blown away by his incredible talent when it came to crafting with… well, paper & wood! Zack has since been back to Create and Craft HQ, and we just […]

Bullet Journal for Travel: 3 Awesome Page Ideas

Bullet Journal for Travel: 3 Awesome Page Ideas

We all know that the ever-popular bullet journal is a fantastic way to organise your life, your work and your goals… but we’ve discovered something else it’s fantastic for: organising your travelling! For those of you who love to break away to sunnier (or snowier!) […]

Love on the Rocks: The Trend That’s Sweeping The Nation!

Love on the Rocks: The Trend That’s Sweeping The Nation!

In an age where more and more of us are occupying our spare time with technology, the latest trend to sweep the nation is one we’ve fallen in love with at Create and Craft: Love on the Rocks! The idea behind the Love on the […]

Creative Home Decor: Fabric Painting Techniques To Transform Your Space

Creative Home Decor: Fabric Painting Techniques To Transform Your Space

Scatter cushions, ornaments, lampshades and wall art can make it incredibly easy to update your home decor without having to commit to fully redecorating a room every time you want to freshen up its look. However, buying into every trend can also be costly… and […]

Layered Papercut Art: Create Your Own With Our Free Templates!

Layered Papercut Art: Create Your Own With Our Free Templates!

Layered papercut art is all the rage right now – and not only is it truly beautiful to look at… but it can be incredibly relaxing to try your hand at, too! All you really need to get started is a selection of coloured papers, […]

Bullet Journal Monthly Cover Page Ideas

Bullet Journal Monthly Cover Page Ideas

If you hadn’t already noticed, we are madly in love with the ever-growing trend that is bullet journaling at the moment! The perfect combination of planning, organisation and total creativity…. we can’t think of a better way to  spend a spare evening! Not only does […]

Quilled Paper Art: Nice and Nautical

Quilled Paper Art: Nice and Nautical

Looking for an exciting new way to create stunning crafts using paper? Quilling is a really old craft that requires patience and practice… but the pay-off is huge! In this gorgeous quilling tutorial, the incredibly talented Carla Bagshaw takes you step by step through the […]

Our Favourite Stamping Ink, Powders, Accessories and More!

Our Favourite Stamping Ink, Powders, Accessories and More!

Stamping has a special place in our hearts at Create and Craft HQ, not least because it’s great fun to do, but because we think it opens up the world of crafting to absolutely everyone, regardless of age, skill or discipline! Whilst the lucky among […]

Painted Plant Pot Inspiration – What a Watermelon!

Painted Plant Pot Inspiration – What a Watermelon!

With fine weather comes to the urge to get out into the garden and start trimming, pruning, and planting…. but at Create and Craft, we think it’s a fantastic opportunity to get crafting for the great outdoors! If you’ll be planting up new pots this […]

Andy Skinner Talks Creativity and Inspiration

Andy Skinner Talks Creativity and Inspiration

Established mixed media artist and worldwide creative tutor, Andy Skinner, is perhaps best known for his gothic-style altered art, and unique and edgy assemblage pieces. Raised by a watercolour artist and an engineer, Andy relished in creativity and ingenuity from an early age. He talks […]