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Watercolour Christmas Cards: Creative Ideas For Your Christmas Cardmaking

Watercolour Christmas Cards: Creative Ideas For Your Christmas Cardmaking

If you’re looking for creative Christmas cardmaking ideas for the festive period this year, then you won’t want to miss Kathryn Coyle’s beautiful watercolour Christmas cards! We tasked the incredibly talented Kathryn Coyle to create some beautiful watercolour designs with a festive feel, that would […]

DIY Rustic Christmas Decorations You Can Paint at Home

DIY Rustic Christmas Decorations You Can Paint at Home

Enjoying a rustic-style Christmas is all the rage right now – think forest finds, handmade decorations, and a wonderful woodland feel as you cosy up in front of the fire! But how can you easily achieve that stylish nod to a more Nordic style, whilst […]

What Is Mixed Media Art?

What Is Mixed Media Art?

Creativity comes in all shapes and sizes, with something to suit everyone – Mixed Media can sound pretty scary especially to a novice crafter, however once you understand the concept of mixing different mediums together, it is an excellent addition to your crafty skills list […]

What Is An Art Journal? Be Inspired By Our Favourite Mixed Media Art Journal Ideas

What Is An Art Journal? Be Inspired By Our Favourite Mixed Media Art Journal Ideas

Not only is journaling, and art journaling in particular, a great outlet for creativity, but it can be an incredibly therapeutic pastime too! We take a look at some of the benefits to starting your own art journal, and try and inspire you to try […]

Witchy Watercolour Ideas: Paint the Perfect Potion!

Witchy Watercolour Ideas: Paint the Perfect Potion!

Painting with watercolour is a fantastic way to indulge your creative side – the effects can be truly stunning, and with a little practise and a few top tips from the talented Katherine Coyle under your belt, it’s really not difficult to get to grips […]

Five Awesome Halloween Pumpkin Ideas (No Carving Required!)

Five Awesome Halloween Pumpkin Ideas (No Carving Required!)

If you’re looking for creative ways to get crafty this Halloween, then we’ve a showstopper of a project for you from the fabulous Lou Collins! This fantastic pumpkin decorating technique means you’ll never have to so much as look at a carving knife, let alone […]

Personalised Tote Bags: Create the Perfect Bespoke Gift!

Personalised Tote Bags: Create the Perfect Bespoke Gift!

Personalised gift-giving just got super-easy! Now there’s no need to trawl your favourite websites for personalisation options – you can do it yourself! Personalised tote bags make great gifts for anyone and everyone – give them on their own, or fill them with treats for […]

Hot Glue Gun Hacks You Need To Try

Hot Glue Gun Hacks You Need To Try

Gone are the days of just using a glue gun to stick together your crafting projects! That’s right, from humble beginnings, the glue gun has risen to glory in its own crafty right – now you can use it to create your own jewellery, home […]

A Colourful Bookmark Project Perfect for Crafty Bookworms!

A Colourful Bookmark Project Perfect for Crafty Bookworms!

Looking for creative bookmark ideas to make at home? If you’re a crafty bookworm, then this simple but gorgeous papercraft project will be right up your street! Check out crafty contributor Siobhan Ferguson’s gorgeous watercolour bookmark, and discover how quick and easy it is to […]

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 […]

Ken Oliver’s How to Make a Watercolour Galaxy Card

Ken Oliver’s How to Make a Watercolour Galaxy Card

Follow this step-by-step tutorial from Ken Oliver to create a watercolour galaxy card that’s out of this world! You get creative freedom with this project; bring your galaxy-themed greeting card to life using your choice of colours and sentiment, and even add personal touches, such […]

Meet Ken Oliver – The Artist Behind Color Burst!

Meet Ken Oliver – The Artist Behind Color Burst!

Specialising in watercolour, mixed media art and papercrafting, Ken Oliver is an accomplished artist, and the creative mind behind the incredible Color Burst range. Having travelled the world, Ken finds his inspiration in the beauty of nature, which is apparent if you flick through the […]

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 […]