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Autumn Craft Ideas With A Difference: Pack a Punch With Metallic Paint!

Autumn Craft Ideas With A Difference: Pack a Punch With Metallic Paint!

Need some quick and easy ideas for adding gorgeous autumnal glam to your home decor? Say no more – we’ve got you covered with four super-simple yet super-effective autumn craft ideas from the talented Penelope Quinn. Check out how she uses metallic paint to transform […]

DIY Metallic Leaf Bowl

DIY Metallic Leaf Bowl

Penelope Quinn’s DIY Metallic Leaf Bowl is an easy craft that is perfect for autumn. Penelope created this bowl using only a few materials, and with this helpful how-to, you can do the same. Gather your supplies and follow this step-by-step to bring your own […]

DIY Fall Decor: How to Make a Light-Up Leaf Garland

DIY Fall Decor: How to Make a Light-Up Leaf Garland

With the transition from summer to autumn, comes a crafty craving for all things homely. After months of long bright evenings, weekends spent in the garden, and get-togethers spent around the barbecue, autumn brings with it the opportunity to hunker down indoors and get well […]

The Cactus DIY Cat Scratching Post You And Your Cat Will LOVE

The Cactus DIY Cat Scratching Post You And Your Cat Will LOVE

There are so many cat toys, climbing frames, scratching posts and more out there to keep your feline friend happy these days – but at Create and Craft we believe the very best of them are, of course, the ones you make yourself! So with […]

How To Make An Autumn Wreath: Step by Step Tutorial by Penelope Quinn [With Video!]

How To Make An Autumn Wreath: Step by Step Tutorial by Penelope Quinn [With Video!]

No longer just for hanging on doors at Christmas, decorative wreaths have experienced a welcome revival of late! And it’s not without good reason – these gorgeous wreaths make fabulous home decor items all year round! Creating your own DIY wreath is not only a […]

DIY Meal Planner Board: Tame the Kitchen Chaos!

DIY Meal Planner Board: Tame the Kitchen Chaos!

Tame the kitchen chaos, with this gorgeous and super-useful DIY Meal Planner Board. This fantastic little project makes meal-planning easy, and means you’ll never spend more than you need to on your weekly food shop, because you’ll know exactly what you need to feed the […]

How to Make a Pineapple Pinata by Penelope Quinn

How to Make a Pineapple Pinata by Penelope Quinn

Having a party? Entertain your guests – young or old! – with a treat-filled  pineapple pinata! Penelope Quinn shows you how to make this DIY pinata for yourself, ready for your next celebration! Penelope says: “This darling pineapple pinata is the perfect way to give […]

Papercraft Explosion Box Card

Papercraft Explosion Box Card

The explosion box have been a hot trend on Pinterest of late, and we think they’re a fantastic way to breath new life into traditional cardmaking! Why give someone a card, when you create something cool and kinetic… using all the same craft supplies?! This […]

DIY Easter Exploding Box Card – The Perfect Way To Wrap Easter Chocolate!

DIY Easter Exploding Box Card – The Perfect Way To Wrap Easter Chocolate!

Looking for a creative way to craft for Easter? This Easter exploding box card provides the perfect way to giftwrap Easter chocolate, and is a fantastic Easter project for cardmaking enthusiasts to get stuck into! Follow Penelope Quinn’s step-by-step tutorial to create your own… and […]

How to Make an Easter Wreath [+ Tutorial Video!]

How to Make an Easter Wreath [+ Tutorial Video!]

This gorgeous burlap Easter wreath is the perfect way to add style to your doorstep this spring! It’s a fantastic Easter crafting project for kids and adults alike – let your creativity take over and imagine all the bespoke flourishes you could add to your […]

DIY Pom Pom Wreath [+ Tutorial Video!]

DIY Pom Pom Wreath [+ Tutorial Video!]

Want to learn exactly how to Make a Pom Pom Spring Wreath? This super-fun do-it-yourself wreath will make a colorful addition to any front door! The trick to making this spring wreath work is the addition of deco mesh ribbon to ensure your pom-poms stick […]

Easter Crafting: DIY String Eggs [+ Video!]

Easter Crafting: DIY String Eggs [+ Video!]

Whether you fancy creating these fun yarn eggs as hanging decorations, or as an alternative way of wrapping this year’s Easter chocolate, this easy Easter crafting project is a great one to have up your sleeve! This crafty Easter egg project works great with twine, […]

Penelope Quinn’s Easy Easter Egg Decorating Hack! [+Video Tutorial]

Penelope Quinn’s Easy Easter Egg Decorating Hack! [+Video Tutorial]

As much as we love our crafting machines, kits and accessories at Create and Craft, there’s a lot to be said for going right back to the basics and utilising what you already have at home to create something spectacular! Sometimes, these are the BEST […]

Easy Autumn Crafts: The Season To Cuddle Up And Get Creative

Easy Autumn Crafts: The Season To Cuddle Up And Get Creative

There’s something about the onset of autumn that really gets our creative juices flowing. Perhaps it’s because we’ve spent all summer long outside and we’re now itching to get back at the craft table, or simply that the shorter evenings are leaving us craving a […]

Embroidery Hoop Art: Fall In Love With This Gorgeous Ivy Garland! [+ Video Tutorial]

Embroidery Hoop Art: Fall In Love With This Gorgeous Ivy Garland! [+ Video Tutorial]

Looking for a fresh and exciting way to breathe life into your home decor this spring? Look no further! The fabulously talented Penelope Quinn shows you exactly how to create this stunning embroidery hoop art project using only a handful of craft supplies, and foliage […]