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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 […]

Advent Calendar DIY Project… for Pets!

Advent Calendar DIY Project… for Pets!

Not that we need an excuse to spend the day crafting… but we think Christmas is a fantastic one! The house needs decorating, the cards need sending… and our loved ones need spoiling! And since we know so many of our crafters have a four-legged […]

Christmas Crochet Snowflake: Add Festive Magic With Crochet Candle Holders

Christmas Crochet Snowflake: Add Festive Magic With Crochet Candle Holders

Candlelight at Christmas is a great way to create a cosy, festive atmosphere… which is why we just love these gorgeous crochet snowflake candle holders! Perfect for adding seasonal charm to standard tealight candles, you can create these all in white, coordinate them with your […]

DIY Paper Christmas Decorations: Your Secret For Success!

DIY Paper Christmas Decorations: Your Secret For Success!

At Create and Craft we just LOVE Christmas – because it’s the craftiest time of the year! With cards to be sent, decorations to be hung, and gifts to be given, every day is an opportunity to get creative and craft something original for the […]

Hot Glue Gun Hacks You Need To Try

Hot Glue Gun Hacks You Need To Try

Gone are the days of just using a glue gun to stick together your crafting projects! That’s right, from humble beginnings, the glue gun has risen to glory in its own crafty right – now you can use it to create your own jewellery, home […]

Learn How To Needle Felt – With This Gorgeous Needle Felting Robin Kit

Learn How To Needle Felt – With This Gorgeous Needle Felting Robin Kit

Needle felting has taken the crafty world by storm this year – and it’s not difficult to see why! This easy-to-learn, inexpensive hobby enables you to create all manner of cute critters, cuddly companions, home decor items, adorable gifts and more… and it’s so therapeutic […]

How To Make A 30-Minute Pencil Roll

How To Make A 30-Minute Pencil Roll

This quick and easy pencil case roll-up makes a fantastic little gift for the kids, whether it’s for a birthday gift, a Christmas present or a back-to-school treat… and it’s so simple to sew! And the best part is – the innovative crafters among you […]

How To Add Snowflake Beading To A Cushion: Add Sparkle This Winter!

How To Add Snowflake Beading To A Cushion: Add Sparkle This Winter!

This beautiful snowflake beading design is the perfect way to add intricacy and sparkle to your home decor for winter. Our lovely jewellery expert, Sarah Millsop, has embellished a section of fabric with four snowflake designs using seed beads and bugle beads, and created a […]

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Learn How To Make Your Own! [Video]

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Learn How To Make Your Own! [Video]

There’s no denying it: excitement levels that have been steadily building throughout December reach peak height on Christmas Eve! Whilst Santa’s elves are loading up the sleigh and the big guy’s putting his boots on, children across the land are desperately looking for ways to […]

The Perfect Christmas Handprint Craft Idea: Rudolph’s Gorgeous Garland

The Perfect Christmas Handprint Craft Idea: Rudolph’s Gorgeous Garland

A lovely project for kids to play a major part in, this Christmas handprint craft idea can be made to measure, depending on whether you’d like to string it across a narrow shelf, or an entire wall! Check out Wendy Turner Webster’s top tips below, […]

How to Make Christmas Jar Toppers in 6 Simple Steps

How to Make Christmas Jar Toppers in 6 Simple Steps

When the Christmas holidays are all but upon you and scraping over-excited children off the ceiling is becoming a daily occurrence, you need to find crafty ways to keep the kids busy in the run-up to Christmas…fast! We love this adorably festive Christmas jar topper, […]

Stocking Filler Ideas: The Perfect Gifts For Craftoholics In Your Life

Stocking Filler Ideas: The Perfect Gifts For Craftoholics In Your Life

You know just how magical it feels when you treat yourself to an exciting new craft kit to get stuck into… now that Christmas is almost upon us, why not treat your friends and family to that same wonderful feeling? Check out our stocking filler […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Felt Snowman Christmas Decoration

Debbie Shore’s DIY Felt Snowman Christmas Decoration

Learn how to make the most adorable felt snowman Christmas decoration, with our resident sewing expert, Debbie Shore! In this easy-to-follow video  tutorial, Debbie takes you step-by step through the project, enabling you to create your own DIY felt snowman. Popping out of a cute […]

Debbie Shore’s Christmas Heirloom

Debbie Shore’s Christmas Heirloom

Want to create something with longevity, that’s so gorgeous it will be cherished for years to come? This cute little character will put smiles on the faces of your loved ones Christmas after Christmas! You can create him using a sewing machine, or he can easily […]

Christmas Wreath Ideas: 10 Gorgeous Wreaths You Can Make At Home

Christmas Wreath Ideas: 10 Gorgeous Wreaths You Can Make At Home

It’s time to start preparing your gorgeous garlands and winter wreaths for Christmas – so we thought it was only appropriate that we hit you with some inspirational Christmas Wreath ideas! Whether you’re making your own  wreath, opting to buy a fresh one, or simply […]