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Carla Bagshaw

Rainbow Crafts for Kids: Create your own hot air balloon!

Rainbow Crafts for Kids: Create your own hot air balloon!

With the window rainbow trend taking social media by storm, and all of us having more time to get creative with the kids, we’ve been looking for different ways to help you bring your rainbow displays to the next level. Looking for some rainbow crafts […]

How To Make Mini Paper Plants: a Teeny Tiny Tutorial!

How To Make Mini Paper Plants: a Teeny Tiny Tutorial!

Looking for a new project to sink your craft knife into? Not only are these teeny tiny paper art pieces ridiculously cute, but they also require very little in the way of materials  – so they’re a really cost-effective make, too! Check out Carla Bagshaw’s […]

Easy Valentine’s Day Craft: DIY Quilled Heart

Easy Valentine’s Day Craft: DIY Quilled Heart

What better way to show someone you love them than with a homemade craft? This easy DIY quilled Valentine’s Day heart is beautiful and super fun to make, plus it’s a great way of showing that special someone how you feel. Carla says: “Creating this […]

The Perfect Papercut Design for Beginners: Practise With a Polar Bear!

The Perfect Papercut Design for Beginners: Practise With a Polar Bear!

If you’ve ever found yourself admiring the intricacies of all the papercutting masterpieces to be found online, but never plucked up the courage to pick up the craft knife and have a go yourself, then we’re here to change that today! This gorgeous layered box […]

Be Inspired: 10 Stunning Quilling Designs That Will Make You Want To Give This Craft a Try!

Be Inspired: 10 Stunning Quilling Designs That Will Make You Want To Give This Craft a Try!

Papercraft is such a fantastic rabbit warren of creativity to dive into, and covers all manner of crafty hobbies, from cardmaking to journaling, stamping, to origami… but one particular papercraft we’ve really fallen head over heels in love with this past year, is quilling. It […]

Christmas Wrapping Ideas That are Sure to Impress!

Christmas Wrapping Ideas That are Sure to Impress!

Is there anything more exciting to look at, than a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, with a pile of presents tucked beneath its branches? Not if you love Christmas as much as we do at Create and Craft! But what if there was a way to […]

Paper Cutting Templates for Christmas: Create a Beautiful Bauble!

Paper Cutting Templates for Christmas: Create a Beautiful Bauble!

Looking for a simple yet stunning way to craft your own intricate Christmas decorations this year? Carla Bagshaw’s stunning papercut artwork is a sight to behold… and you too can create your own beautiful little papercut decorations, in time to adorn your Christmas tree this […]

Make a Christmas Wreath with Our Paper Poinsettia Template!

Make a Christmas Wreath with Our Paper Poinsettia Template!

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without the Poinsettia… so why not craft it into the most traditional Christmas decoration of all – a bold and beautiful wreath? The talented Carla Bagshaw takes you, step by step, through creating this gorgeous paper poinsettia Christmas wreath – a […]

Bullet Journal Doodles: Simple Ways to Decorate Your Pages

Bullet Journal Doodles: Simple Ways to Decorate Your Pages

Bullet journaling is the perfect combination of creativity and organisation – a fantastic pastime for those of us who love to plan… but also love to scribble, doodle and decorate! If you’re looking for creative ways to embellish your written lists, targets and trackers with […]

Papercut Fox Lightbox Tutorial with FREE Templates

Papercut Fox Lightbox Tutorial with FREE Templates

Illuminate your home with Carla Bagshaw’s papercut fox lightbox. A gorgeous piece of papercraft art that lights up, it will give any room in your home a warming, romantic feel, making it perfect for the autumn and winter seasons. What’s more, it’s super fun and […]

DIY Paper Pumpkins: Halloween Decorations to Scream About!

DIY Paper Pumpkins: Halloween Decorations to Scream About!

Carla Bagshaw’s Paper Pumpkins are adorable little decorations that make a boo-tiful addition to Halloween parties or ‘haunted’ houses. Craft your paper pumpkins in traditional orange or get creative and mix up the colours – there’s so much fun to be had with these DIY […]

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 […]

DIY Paper Wind Chime: How To Create Your Own Gorgeous Paper Mobile!

DIY Paper Wind Chime: How To Create Your Own Gorgeous Paper Mobile!

Move over old-school wind chimes – we’ve a crafty indoor alternative…. and we think you’re going to love it! Carla Bagshaw has put together a stunning floral paper wind chime using just a few craft essentials, and it’s something anyone can have a go at! […]