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Carla Bagshaw

Bullet Journal Mood Tracker + More Self Care Ideas

Bullet Journal Mood Tracker + More Self Care Ideas

As we all know, indulging in craft and creativity is not only an enjoyable way to while away the time, but it can also provide a fantastic opportunity to think about our mental health and well-being. We asked Carla Bagshaw to explore just some of […]

DIY Rainbow Decor: A Use For Spare Yarn!

DIY Rainbow Decor: A Use For Spare Yarn!

If you’ve a drawer full of colourful yarn that needs using up, but you’d like to try something a little different, how about this beautiful DIY rainbow decor project, created by Carla Bagshaw? Not only would this stunning rainbow make an eye-catching addition to a […]

Origami Star Instructions: A Guide to a Stunning Rainbow Decoration!

Origami Star Instructions: A Guide to a Stunning Rainbow Decoration!

Want to learn how to create an incredibly beautiful three-dimensional rainbow decoration to bring a little cheer to the world? Carla Bagshaw’s origami star instructions below take you, step by step, through how to create this stunning papercraft design. You might want to have a […]

Easy Kids Rainbow Project: So Much Fun For Your Little Ones!

Easy Kids Rainbow Project: So Much Fun For Your Little Ones!

Continuing our theme of easy kids’ rainbow craft projects (See more here, here and here!) we have another great rainbow window display creation for you… In case you’re not already familiar with the ‘rainbow movement’ happening at the moment, here’s the concept; people from around […]

Rainbow Window Hanger Tutorial: Share Your Smile!

Rainbow Window Hanger Tutorial: Share Your Smile!

In uncertain times, keeping the little ones occupied with a bright and colourful project will help to while away the hours, and encourage them to explore their imaginations! We just love this bold and beautiful rainbow window hanger tutorial created by Carla Bagshaw. These hangings, […]

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 Quilling Designs That Will Take Your Breath Away

Be Inspired: 10 Quilling Designs That Will Take Your Breath Away

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 […]