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DIY Journal Pouch: Store Your Supplies With Your Journal

DIY Journal Pouch: Store Your Supplies With Your Journal

Bullet journaling has taken the world by storm, and more of us than ever before have taken to journaling as a method of mindfulness, creativity…. and fun! So to make journaling on-the-go even easier, the fantastic Debbie Shore has created this gorgeous little journal pouch, […]

ScanNCut SDX1200 – Ultimate Review

ScanNCut SDX1200 – Ultimate Review

The review you’ve all been waiting for is finally here! We asked the wonderful Mel Heaton to put the ScannCut SDX1200 through its paces, and share her thoughts on this incredible new die cutting machine. New to the world of die cutting? Check out our […]

Tree of Life Wire Wrap Tutorial: Create a Stunning Gemstone Necklace

Tree of Life Wire Wrap Tutorial: Create a Stunning Gemstone Necklace

Strength, power, beauty, growth…. the Tree of Life is a positive, and meaningful symbol that spans many cultures… So there’s little wonder that this gorgeous design is such an incredibly popular focal point of so many jewellery pieces today! This week our jewellery expert, Sarah […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Picnic Blanket… With a Difference!

Debbie Shore’s DIY Picnic Blanket… With a Difference!

Perfect for beginners and pro-sewers alike, this fun DIY picnic blanket is a must-sew project for mums everywhere! Not only does it make picnicing super easy with detachable washable placemats, but it can double up as a gorgeous playmat too… plus the handy carry handle […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Phone Charger Holder

Debbie Shore’s DIY Phone Charger Holder

We are forever charging our smartphones – so much so that, these days, it’s just not worth unplugging the charger and putting it away! But this makes for a messy floor, with charger cables trailing from sockets when not in use, and phones that are […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Gardening Apron

Debbie Shore’s DIY Gardening Apron

Love your garden, but hate having to traipse back and forth from border to border to carry all your gardening tools around as you work? Then this DIY gardening apron is definitely the next sewing project you need to tackle! Not only does this stylish […]

Meet Ken Oliver – The Artist Behind Color Burst!

Meet Ken Oliver – The Artist Behind Color Burst!

Specialising in watercolour, mixed media art and papercrafting, Ken Oliver is an accomplished artist, and the creative mind behind the incredible Color Burst range. Having travelled the world, Ken finds his inspiration in the beauty of nature, which is apparent if you flick through the […]

Meet Paper & Wood’s Zack Mclaughlin

Meet Paper & Wood’s Zack Mclaughlin

We first met Zack Mclaughlin on ITV’s The Big Audition back in 2018… and we were blown away by his incredible talent when it came to crafting with… well, paper & wood! Zack has since been back to Create and Craft HQ, and we just […]

Make Your Own Beach Tote Bag with Debbie Shore

Make Your Own Beach Tote Bag with Debbie Shore

This fantastic summer sewing project from Debbie Shore is a great one to get stuck into before your holiday this year – a gorgeous beach tote bag! This handy DIY sewing project will take you step-by-step through how to create a pretty beach tote bag […]

Going on Holiday? Make Your Own Travel Jewellery Case!

Going on Holiday? Make Your Own Travel Jewellery Case!

Ideal for weekends away, when travelling with work, or going on holiday, this handy travel jewellery case is a must-make for those of you who want to keep your favourite beads and bangles tangle-free whilst you’re adventuring! Cleverly designed to feature separate compartments for different […]

Zentangle Patterns for Beginners: Expert Advice from Sandra Rushton

Zentangle Patterns for Beginners: Expert Advice from Sandra Rushton

New to the art of zentangle? If you’re looking for more information on what zentangle is, the benefits of tangling, and perhaps some inspirational zentangle patterns to get you started, then look no further! Qualified zentangle instructor, Sandra Rushton, shares her knowledge and top tips […]

Lou Collins Brush Lettering Template – Print Your Free Download!

Lou Collins Brush Lettering Template – Print Your Free Download!

If you’re a fan of watercolour, calligraphy or brush lettering, you’re probably already aware that these beautiful motivational quotes are everywhere right now! People are framing them for their walls, creating them for their loved ones, adorning their journals with them… and sharing them all […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Travel Make Up Organizer

Debbie Shore’s DIY Travel Make Up Organizer

Getting ready to go on holiday? Whilst taking a week or two off work to go adventuring is a real treat… packing your suitcase beforehand can be a bit of a chore! Which is why we’ve got a fabulous little sewing project from Debbie Shore […]

Needle Felting For Beginners: How To Make A Flower

Needle Felting For Beginners: How To Make A Flower

Needle felting is all the rage in the crafting world this year – and it’s easy to see why! This fantastic little craft enables you to create adorable little creatures, beautiful flowers, showstopping butterflies and more! The simple flower below is an easy beginners’ needle […]

Debbie Shore’s Dog Doorstop Pattern Sewing Tutorial

Debbie Shore’s Dog Doorstop Pattern Sewing Tutorial

This adorable dog doorstop pattern from Debbie Shore includes all the free printable templates and step-by-step instructions you need to create this adorable doggy doorstop! Use fabrics that match your home decor so this little fellow will be a very stylish – and very welcome […]