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What Is Parchment Craft? Cassie Brown Gets Creative…

What Is Parchment Craft? Cassie Brown Gets Creative…

Heard about parchment craft, but wondering… what exactly is it?! Well the lovely Cassie Brown has been exploring parchment craft, and is here to reveal what it is, how you can get started in it, and just why she loves it so much!

Our Pick of Unicorn-Themed Crafting

Our Pick of Unicorn-Themed Crafting

Unicorns are still a big hit with everyone… so we thought it was about time we collated our favourite (and most fantastic!) unicorn-themed crafts, projects and patterns at Create and Craft for you to get stuck into. Whether you’re a baker, a sewing enthusiast, a […]

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 […]

Air Drying Clay: The Ultimate Crafting Hack

Air Drying Clay: The Ultimate Crafting Hack

Many of us have likely watched television series about pottery and hoped to take clay craft up as a result, but is it really achievable? Unless you have access to an expensive kiln and adequate drying space, perhaps not. But the thing is, pottery doesn’t […]

Crafting Trends 2018: The Stag Head + Free Download

Crafting Trends 2018: The Stag Head + Free Download

Okay, okay — so the “stag head trend” isn’t anything new. In fact, it’s been a pretty significant focus of home decor for quite a few years now. Apparently, this trend began as a sort of ironic statement — a “faux taxidermy” protest — but […]

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 […]

Baking Trends 2018: Velvet Illusion Succulent Cake

Baking Trends 2018: Velvet Illusion Succulent Cake

I love gold at New Year and was very tempted to have a gold cake, but I decided to just add elegant and chic gold accents. I loved creating this cake; it’s one of my favourites so far! I experimented with colour and fell in […]

How to Decorate a Snowflake-Inspired Cake

How to Decorate a Snowflake-Inspired Cake

So it’s that time of year again. The snow has been falling and you’d rather warm up inside, so there’s no better opportunity to show off your cake decorating skills to all the family! I’ve made hundreds of Christmas cakes of all shapes and sizes, but I wanted […]

Kids Cake Decorating: Under the Sea

Kids Cake Decorating: Under the Sea

Harry has been playing with cake decorating again! I think he gets quite jealous of me creating in sugar paste so quite often he will ask if he can have a go. I have a 2 tier pre-iced cake, so asked him if he had […]

Are Gravity-Defying Cakes Easier to Make Than You Think?

Are Gravity-Defying Cakes Easier to Make Than You Think?

Gravity-defying cakes have been all the rage for a while now and, surprisingly, they are incredibly easy to make. There are kits on the market to help you, but I’m using the old-fashioned method as it has never let me down before and it’s cheap […]

Oh Deer! Staggering Sculpted Cake Artistry

Oh Deer! Staggering Sculpted Cake Artistry

I don’t normally do modelling; I’m expert in airbrushing and sugar flowers and have only really touched base on other skills. I have been doing cake craft for nearly 30 years so I’ve tried most things but have fallen into my comfort zone. I had a successful […]

Kids Craft for Halloween: Creepy Crispy Treats

Kids Craft for Halloween: Creepy Crispy Treats

Harry (my son) and I had such fun making these Halloween treats. It’s the first time I’ve ever made rice cereal treats, and Harry was very keen, too! (I think he knew the potential of how messy this activity could get; only last week he […]

Hair-Raising Halloween Cake Decorating with an Airbrush

Hair-Raising Halloween Cake Decorating with an Airbrush

When it comes to Halloween themed bakes, there are some incredible cakes out there – but they can require so many different tools to produce them that I thought I’d share something a little simpler. If you own an airbrush, then really going to town […]

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Pipe Flowers

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Pipe Flowers

What fun! It’s so satisfying to pipe with buttercream and create stunning flowers on cupcakes. You have the artistic licence on this, so use any colours you like! Why stick to real flowers? Have a little play to create some fantasy flowers! Here are 7 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Buttercream Lacework

A Beginner’s Guide to Buttercream Lacework

I really loved creating this cake. It’s been about 12 years since I trained to be a Wilton instructor in buttercream, but I never pursued it as I fell pregnant with Harry. I took a back seat and never revisited the thought of buttercream again. […]