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Shine Bright: More Crafty Ways To Brighten Up Your World!

Shine Bright: More Crafty Ways To Brighten Up Your World!

Our 15th birthday is all about illumination – the days are getting lighter and longer, and we want to celebrate this fantastic time of year by brightening up your crafting world! So we asked our crafty contribution team to put together an array of dazzling […]

Beginner’s Watercolour Tutorial: Discover A Creative Way to Unwind!

Beginner’s Watercolour Tutorial: Discover A Creative Way to Unwind!

When the hustle and bustle of everyday life gets on top of you, finding a quick and easy way to relax is so important! Our fabulous Cassie Brown knows all too well how beneficial it is to have a relaxing creative outlet – and has […]

Maz Makes… Designer-Inspired Decorated Eggs!

Maz Makes… Designer-Inspired Decorated Eggs!

Did you read Maz’s last post, all about her Mackenzie-Childs upcycling exploits? Well the lovely Maz is well and truly smitten with this stylish decor theme – so much so that she’s created a beautiful decorated egg project that you too are bound to fall […]

Easter Fingerprint Crafts – A Super-Cute Easter Card They’ll Love To Create!

Easter Fingerprint Crafts – A Super-Cute Easter Card They’ll Love To Create!

Are the kids desperate to get creative? Or are you desperate to find fun ways to keep them busy over the Easter break? Either way, this fun Easter fingerprint craft project is just the ticket! Create adorable Easter fingerprint cards with this super-cute, super-quick Easter […]

Crafting Trends: Adult Colouring [+ Free Colouring Download!]

Crafting Trends: Adult Colouring [+ Free Colouring Download!]

Once reserved purely for children (and the occasional adult who was roped in to help!) colouring in has taken the adult crafting population by storm in the past few years. Why? Because the power of art therapy is now becoming recognised around the world as […]

Rainbow Easter Card Project [+ Free Download!]

Rainbow Easter Card Project [+ Free Download!]

This bright and beautiful rainbow-coloured Easter card is all you need to add a burst of spring colour to your celebrations this Easter! Featuring enchanting floral embellishment and a gorgeous watercolour background, this pretty Easter card will be loved by young and old alike. Check […]

Maz Makes… Falls in Love With Mackenzie Childs!

Maz Makes… Falls in Love With Mackenzie Childs!

We have big news this week! Crafters, Maz has fallen in love! But it’s not quite what you think… Read on to discover exactly what has captivated Maz, and the exciting new upcycling project she’s started as a result!

Heffy Doodle Inspiration

Heffy Doodle Inspiration

Last year, we launched Heffy Doodle on Create & Craft – and it’s been a big hit with papercrafters! Since you all adore crafting with the lovely Lesley Oman’s quirky doodles, and smile-inducing sentiments, we thought it was about time we shared another inspiration-filled post, […]

Bags of Style: Bag-Making Must-Haves Plus Free Download

Bags of Style: Bag-Making Must-Haves Plus Free Download

It’s possibly one of the most essential fashion accessories we own – you can’t leave home without it, and it feels like your whole life’s inside… what are we talking about? Your bag, of course! But for the crafty among us, the bag you carry […]

Crafting Trends: Creative lettering and Calligraphy

Crafting Trends: Creative lettering and Calligraphy

Distinctly set apart from standard handwriting and the printed word, calligraphy itself is considered a major art in its own right, and is experiencing a resurgence in popularity right now! A much-loved hobby amongst crafters, artists and other creatives, the wonderful thing about calligraphy is […]

Sarah Hurley’s Valentine’s Day Card: Watercolour Heart

Sarah Hurley’s Valentine’s Day Card: Watercolour Heart

This stunning watercolour heart is a simple yet sophisticated way to get crafty in time for Valentine’s Day! With bold colour and a shimmering finish, it’s the perfect combination of classic style and creative flair.

Trend-Spotting at Creativeworld: The Latest Crafts Showcasing in Frankfurt This Year

Trend-Spotting at Creativeworld: The Latest Crafts Showcasing in Frankfurt This Year

Like crafting? Love design? Keen to discover 2018’s top three crafting trends? Then you’ll definitely want to see the latest from the Creativeworld show in Frankfurt!

Mixed Media Artist Hannah Oxberry Introduces Sweet Dixie

Mixed Media Artist Hannah Oxberry Introduces Sweet Dixie

Hold on to your ink pads, stampers, we’ve a brand new and very exciting stamp range that you won’t want to miss! The stunning Sweet Dixie Stamps will be demonstrated by none other than the incredibly talented Hannah Oxberry! You simply mustn’t miss this opportunity – […]

Louise Dunbar Gets Creative With Brea Reese: A World Wide Week Brand New Launch!

Louise Dunbar Gets Creative With Brea Reese: A World Wide Week Brand New Launch!

Wow – World Wide Week is certainly packing a punch this year! Whilst we’re in the midst of bringing you the hottest news and latest trends for 2018, we’d also like to introduce you to a brand new member of our in-house design team: the […]

Did You Know That Screen Sensation Isn’t Just For Fabric?

Did You Know That Screen Sensation Isn’t Just For Fabric?

When I first received the Screen Sensation Kit I was filled with ideas about creating my own fabric bags… but as soon as I laid eyes on the screens, I realised just how many creative possibilities lay before me. Because the screens can be used […]