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On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

Our lives are wonderfully punctuated by special events! Whether they are our own, or those of our friends and family, a handmade card can be a lovely way to mark those celebrations, and show how much we care. This bold and beautiful card from Carley […]

Heffy Doodle Inspiration: What Could You Make?

Heffy Doodle Inspiration: What Could You Make?

Last year, we launched Heffy Doodle on Create & Craft. Run by Lesley Oman and her husband Craig, Heffy Doodle’s range of stamps and coordinating dies focuses on Lesley’s quirky doodles, whimsical concepts, and pun-tastic sentiments. You’ve seen our Heffy Doodle range on TV — now it’s time […]

What Does Hunkydory Have in Store for 2018?

What Does Hunkydory Have in Store for 2018?

Happy New Year, everyone! What a great year we had in 2017. Hunkydory had so many wonderful new products but there is one that really sticks in my mind: the Adorable Scoreboard. This has been one of the bestselling products of 2017 and I can […]

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

Show your home a little love with this bee-autiful hanging heart decoration. Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, this stunning heart by Trimcraft‘s Kathy Hodson is the perfect project to show your home a little love in the new year. All you need is a wooden […]

FabScraps’ 5 Keys For a FABulous 2018

FabScraps’ 5 Keys For a FABulous 2018

Hello to all our lovely crafters and quilters! Can you believe it’s the end of the year? Like they say, “time flies when you’re having fun!” And boy, have we had fun creating so many FabScraps kits for you to play with. We hope you have […]

Crafting Innovation: Glitzy Cardstock Collar Necklace

Crafting Innovation: Glitzy Cardstock Collar Necklace

Collar necklaces are the height of fashion at the moment, looking best when paired with a collared shirt. The necklace simply sits underneath the shirt collar to add a focal piece to your outfit. The main characteristic of a collar necklace is that it sits […]

Get a Head Start on 2018 Crafting with Hunkydory Birth Flowers!

Get a Head Start on 2018 Crafting with Hunkydory Birth Flowers!

Hi, it’s Anne-Marie here from Hunkydory Crafts! I just thought I’d drop by and let you know about our exciting final launch of 2017! ‘Birth Flowers’ is an absolutely stunning collection featuring a beautiful flower for each of the 12 months of the year. Alongside each […]

Trimcraft DIY Wonderland Wreath Tutorial [Video]

Trimcraft DIY Wonderland Wreath Tutorial [Video]

Christmas and wreaths go hand-in-hand; they’re the perfect decoration for your front door. Traditionally, they’re made using flowers, leaves, twigs and berries, but these ornaments won’t last forever. So instead, many crafters decide to make reusable wreaths using polystyrene rings! Today we’re bringing you Trimcraft‘s […]

“The Magic of Christmas” Card [Video Tutorial]

“The Magic of Christmas” Card [Video Tutorial]

Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year, not only for children but adults too. Trimcraft knows how to put the magic of Christmas into cardmaking, so they’ve created a collage-style greetings card using papers from the Dovecraft Magic of Christmas Paper Pad. […]

Introducing Heffy Doodle!

Introducing Heffy Doodle!

Here at HQ we are incredibly excited about the new launch of Heffy Doodle and can’t wait for you to meet designer and guest Lesley Oman! Here are some words from the lady herself to help you get to know her and her brand before […]

Crewel Work: What’s It All About? [Tutorial Videos]

Crewel Work: What’s It All About? [Tutorial Videos]

Crewel work is a historic form of hand embroidery that uses traditional needlework techniques to produce beautifully stitched designs. If you’re an avid Create & Craft viewer, you’ll fondly know of the Crewel Work Company. This family business is run by embroidery specialist, Phillipa Turnbull, […]

Trimcraft Beehive Card Project [Video Tutorial]

Trimcraft Beehive Card Project [Video Tutorial]

After the huge success of Trimcraft’s Dovecraft “Bee Happy” Papercraft Collection, we think it’s time to bring you some project inspiration. Containing a unique selection of bees, honeycomb, florals and more in a rich golden colour palette, this collection is incredibly well thought out. The […]

Trimcraft Clay Christmas Decorations & Tags [VIDEO]

Trimcraft Clay Christmas Decorations & Tags [VIDEO]

These stamped clay shapes would make perfect tree decorations or gift tags on your presents this Christmas! They take about an hour to make, plus drying time, and are a great project for beginners or to craft with the kids. Watch Trimcraft’s video to craft […]

TOFT Mug Pattern: The Cutest Crochet Starter Kit

TOFT Mug Pattern: The Cutest Crochet Starter Kit

Christmas is a fabulous time of year for crafters. As the nights draw in, there’s nothing better than spending a cosy night in working on your creations, especially those with a festive theme! Christmas is a great excuse to share our crafty hobbies with loved […]

Here’s Lookin’ at Boo: 10 Minute Eyeball Pops

Here’s Lookin’ at Boo: 10 Minute Eyeball Pops

Give classic sprinkles a new life by combining classic Halloween skulls, bones and pumpkins with creepy eyeballs to make boo-tiful treats. Simply melt Candy Melts and decorate! No-one will be able to resist these sweet pops.