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Our Crafty Customers Tell Us Why They Start Their Christmas Shopping in June…

Our Crafty Customers Tell Us Why They Start Their Christmas Shopping in June…

If you talk to people outside of our fantastic crafty community, they might give you some strange looks if you tell them that for us, Christmas shopping has already started! We caught up with some of our amazing Create and Craft customers (as well as […]

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Crafty Fillers & How To Make Your Own

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Crafty Fillers & How To Make Your Own

Popping up over the last few years, Christmas Eve boxes have quickly become a fun and well-loved tradition for many families. Ideal for children who can barely contain their excitement before the big day, they are a great way to keep your little ones entertained […]

5 Crafty Ideas For Baby’s First Christmas

5 Crafty Ideas For Baby’s First Christmas

This year has been a year like no other, and one of the groups it has hit hardest is mums with brand new 2020 babies. Though it has been tough, this festive season feels like the perfect time to celebrate getting through it all, and […]

Dragon’s Egg DIY Candle Holders: Concrete Crafting!

Dragon’s Egg DIY Candle Holders: Concrete Crafting!

These stylish DIY candle holders would easily be at home in any top-end home decor store, but you can create your own for only a few pounds, using simple ingredients! A fantastic gift for Christmas, or the ideal centrepiece for Christmas dinner and beyond, check […]

Breathe New Life into Your Old Christmas Baubles!

Breathe New Life into Your Old Christmas Baubles!

Christmas decorations looking a little tired this year? Or perhaps you want to add a little extra sparkle to the tree, but don’t want to invest in an entirely new collection of decorations? No problem – Carla Bagshaw has a fab craft project to show […]

Craft Your Own Pine Cone Christmas Decorations

Craft Your Own Pine Cone Christmas Decorations

Pine cones are perfect for creating festive tree decor and centerpieces, and the best thing is, they’re free! These super-glittery frosted pine cone decorations are a great craft to get the kids involved with. They will love gathering then decorating pine cones, and they make […]

Poinsettia Wreath Tutorial: Enjoy a Cozy Christmas

Poinsettia Wreath Tutorial: Enjoy a Cozy Christmas

Give your December dining table the wow factor this Christmas with a pretty handmade poinsettia wreath centrepiece. It’s easily constructed with some craft essentials, and will add that perfect finishing touch to your festive home decor this year! You can create the flowers in any […]

Eco Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

Eco Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

Tread lightly on the earth this year with these eco friendly gift wrapping ideas, and help make this Christmas less harmful to the environment, with some creative tips from Penelope Quinn. Look around your garden or park for organic items that will add a rustic […]

How to Make a Pom Pom Christmas Wreath

How to Make a Pom Pom Christmas Wreath

If you’re an avid pom pom maker, then you’ll love creating this super-fluffy winter wonderland pom pom wreath. Perhaps you have wool lying around that you don’t know what to do with? This is the perfect solution! Grab a pom pom maker, get winding, and […]

Wire Art Wall Decor for Christmas

Wire Art Wall Decor for Christmas

Forget last year’s tired tinsel, we’ve a Christmas decor tutorial that’ll enable you to create something simple yet stunning to add eye-catching elegance to your seasonal decor this year! Penelope Quinn’s beautiful wire art wall decoration is the perfect way to create a handcrafted decoration […]

DIY Star Decoration for Christmas and Beyond

DIY Star Decoration for Christmas and Beyond

This beautiful garland is a must-make for those of you who are keen to get crafting to make Christmas extra special. Featuring delicately textured clay stars, it’s the perfect way to add a little elegance to the festivities. But what we love most about this […]

New Year’s Eve Craft Hacks from Penelope Quinn

New Year’s Eve Craft Hacks from Penelope Quinn

The creative and crafty among you will know that Christmas is a fantastic time of year when it comes to getting crafty… but so many of us can get so hung up on the cards, the tree and the decorations that we forget about the […]

DIY Fridge Magnets – Rustic Charm for Your Kitchen!

DIY Fridge Magnets – Rustic Charm for Your Kitchen!

These DIY fridge magnets are a fantastic way to add rustic charm to any kitchen – be it at Christmas, or any other time of the year! Crafted using our charming mini wooden discs, these magnets provide the perfect way to keep your favourite photos, […]

DIY Gift Bag for Wine Bottles: Step-by-Step Festive Sewing!

DIY Gift Bag for Wine Bottles: Step-by-Step Festive Sewing!

Cutting it fine with your Christmas shopping this year? Or perhaps there’s a few people left on your gift list that you just have no clue what to buy for? Popping a nice bottle of wine under the Christmas tree is always a great option […]

DIY Christmas Cutlery Holders – Festive Sewing for Beginners!

DIY Christmas Cutlery Holders – Festive Sewing for Beginners!

Want to add a crafty and festive finish to your dining table on Christmas Day? Becky Cole has put together a simple yet effective sewing project that’s perfect for impressing family and friends! Follow the step-by-step tutorial below, and discover exactly how to create these […]