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Autumn Arts: Craft A Quirky Wall Hanging

Autumn Arts: Craft A Quirky Wall Hanging

Quirky and bohemian, this unique piece of DIY wall art will add the perfect touch to your autumn home decor. Made with yarn in soft red and earthy tones, this wall hanging will bring a subtle warmth and texture to your household walls. Follow the […]

Autumn Craft: Make This Paper Perfect Quilled Firework!

Autumn Craft: Make This Paper Perfect Quilled Firework!

During the Autumn there are certain events that are the ideal inspiration for crafting projects. This multi-coloured “firework” shows you can use your quilling papers in different ways, not just by rolling them up! The different colours create a startling contrast against the black background […]

Wood Slice Painting: Pretty Autumn Decor!

Wood Slice Painting: Pretty Autumn Decor!

If you fancy trying your hand at wood slice painting this autumn, then we’ve the perfect project for you! The creative Helen Kirkham is back with a gorgeous autumnal tutorial that you’ll not only love spending an afternoon creating, but one that will also enable […]

Creativity & Calm: Zentangle Art For Beginners

Creativity & Calm: Zentangle Art For Beginners

It goes without saying that indulging in a spot of creativity can be seriously therapeutic – but we’re here to take that to a whole new level with a little help from watercolour expert, Kathryn Coyle, and her zentangle art for beginners! What is zentangle? […]

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 […]

Beautiful Brush Lettering Quote: Make Motivational Art!

Beautiful Brush Lettering Quote: Make Motivational Art!

Brush lettering has soared in popularity in the creative world, and it’s not hard to see why – not only can you use this beautiful craft technique to add elegance to DIY stationery and journals, but it’s a fantastic way to create your own motivational […]

Explore the Benefits of a Gratitude Journal

Explore the Benefits of a Gratitude Journal

Journals are a really beautiful way to capture your moods and your creativity and are something to keep for posterity for years to come, and for future generations. Our journaling pro Carla Bagshaw is back with a fantastic exploration of the benefits of creating a […]

Junk Journal Tutorial with Carla Bagshaw

Junk Journal Tutorial with Carla Bagshaw

Junk journaling is one of the most mindful things to do for a creative mind. It is not the same as a bullet journal which, in essence, is a planner. A junk journal is, instead, an expression of you. It can be a reference of […]

Alcohol Inks Techniques: A Beginner’s Guide

Alcohol Inks Techniques: A Beginner’s Guide

The creative Carla Bagshaw is back with another colourful project to inspire you to unleash your artistic side! A lot of beginners to art can find the prospect of creating a painting intimidating – especially when it comes to using supplies you may never have […]

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 […]

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; […]