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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, […]

Summer Seashell Crafting – What To Do With Your Beach Treasures

Summer Seashell Crafting – What To Do With Your Beach Treasures

Forget about getting beach body ready… are you beach crafting ready?! With summer fast-approaching, now’s the perfect time to go hunting for beach treasures that you can incorporate into your crafting, to give your projects a colourful summer vibe! We tasked the lovely Julie Peasgood […]

How To Upcycle Anything: Free-Wheeling Flowers By Wendy Turner Webster

How To Upcycle Anything: Free-Wheeling Flowers By Wendy Turner Webster

What is upcycling? In short, it’s an enjoyable and cost-effective way to turn something old and unloved into something fresh-faced and fabulous. And the lovely Wendy Turner-Webster knows all about that! This week she’s been unleashing her Crafty Beggars‘ creativity once again to create eye-catching […]

10 Crafty Ideas For Jazzing Up Old Jam Jars!

10 Crafty Ideas For Jazzing Up Old Jam Jars!

Wendy Turner Webster, of the Crafty Beggars, is renowned for her ability to reuse and upcycle old items found in the home. With the motto ‘Don’t bin it!’, she transforms old pieces of furniture, packaging, and accessories into something beautiful. So we gave Wendy a challenge… we asked […]

Stunning Spring Planters: The Perfect Way To Give Flowers to Mum

Stunning Spring Planters: The Perfect Way To Give Flowers to Mum

Despite the recent return of incredibly wintry weather, spring is – believe it or not – definitely still on its way! And with it, our gardens will soon be springing back into action… which is why Wendy Turner Webster’s Mother’s Day project couldn’t be more […]

How To Make A Handmade Notebook – Julie Peasgood

How To Make A Handmade Notebook – Julie Peasgood

Compulsive list-maker and Crafty Beggar, Julie Peasgood, takes you through how to make your own notebook in this fantastic tutorial. A great gift idea for Mother’s Day, you could select a bold print fabric you know she’d love, and make it the perfect size to […]

Lighthearted Love Tokens – A Crafty Beggars’ How-To

Lighthearted Love Tokens – A Crafty Beggars’ How-To

Home decor projects are soaring in popularity right now – and it’s no wonder, when making such beautifully impressive projects – like these incredible hanging hearts – can be so easy! Three-dimensional base shapes such as hearts, plaques, baubles, trinket boxes and more are available […]

Crafts That Take the Biscuit: An Upcycling Adventure

Crafts That Take the Biscuit: An Upcycling Adventure

You know how it is after the festive season has come to an end. Boxes, wrapping paper, broken decorations, countless bottles, crackers tins, biscuit tins… all needed to be got rid of OR turned into a crafty project or two! In my case, it’s not […]