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Forest Craft Inspiration + Free Printables!

Forest Craft Inspiration + Free Printables!

As summer slides into autumn, looking for new ways to keep the kids excited about nature is key… and when it’s too cool for paddling pools and beaches, here’s how you can encourage them to don their wellies and go on a forest craft scavenger […]

Lunchbox Notes for Kids: Ideas to Brighten Their Day!

Lunchbox Notes for Kids: Ideas to Brighten Their Day!

Going back to school, or starting school, might be daunting for the little people in your life – it’s a big change after a long break. Having a little message from home in their lunchbox could make all the difference, which is why we love […]

Mindfulness Art Activities: Watercolour for Wellness

Mindfulness Art Activities: Watercolour for Wellness

When looking for ways to manage our anxiety during stressful or uncertain times, seeking solace in activities designed to quieten the mind and focus the attention on enjoying the moment, like art, are a fantastic way to explore mindfulness. With this in mind, we asked […]

Mixed Media with Photography: Create a Keepsake

Mixed Media with Photography: Create a Keepsake

Mixed media is all about using different mediums to create different art projects; nothing is off-limits. You can reach for lots of different products in your craft stash, from paper and card, to metals and wood. But did you know that creating mixed media projects […]

Mixed Media Collage Tutorial: Create Stand-Out Art Easily!

Mixed Media Collage Tutorial: Create Stand-Out Art Easily!

Mixed media collage projects are a great way for a beginner to get into mixed media! In order for a project to be classed as ‘mixed media’, it’s usually created by two or more different mediums. So, by creating a mixed media collage, you are […]

Encourage Creativity: Our Best Kids Craft Kits

Encourage Creativity: Our Best Kids Craft Kits

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, woodland adventures, or […]

Watercolour Dog Tutorial: A Lesson with Kathryn Coyle

Watercolour Dog Tutorial: A Lesson with Kathryn Coyle

Whether you’re new to watercolour painting or just looking for a little inspiration, Kathryn Coyle’s beautiful watercolour Labrador is a fantastic project to experiment with! You could choose to recreate Kathryn’s Labrador design, or adapt the watercolour dog tutorial to commemorate your own four-legged friend; […]

Painting For Beginners: Step-by-Step Watercolour Rose

Painting For Beginners: Step-by-Step Watercolour Rose

Whether you’re new to watercolour painting or just looking for a little inspiration, Kathryn Coyle’s watercolour rose is a great beginner project that’s sure to inspire your creativity. It’s loads of fun to create and looks beautiful on canvas or card, so you can bring […]

Watercolour Christmas Cards: Creative Ideas For Christmas Cardmaking

Watercolour Christmas Cards: Creative Ideas For 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 to Make at Home

DIY Rustic Christmas Decorations to Make 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 Ideas

What Is An Art Journal? Be Inspired By Our Favourite Mixed Media 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 […]