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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 […]

Frighteningly Fabulous Halloween Crochet Coasters!

Frighteningly Fabulous Halloween Crochet Coasters!

Here’s a frighteningly fabulous way to add a spooky touch to your home decor this October – Halloween crochet coasters! These ghoulish little ghosts will be the talk of your Halloween party, impressing guests AND saving your furniture from drink spills all at the same […]

Witchy Watercolour Ideas: Paint the Perfect Potion!

Witchy Watercolour Ideas: Paint the Perfect Potion!

Painting with watercolour is a fantastic way to indulge your creative side – the effects can be truly stunning, and with a little practise and a few top tips from the talented Katherine Coyle under your belt, it’s really not difficult to get to grips […]

DIY Paper Pumpkins: Halloween Decorations to Scream About!

DIY Paper Pumpkins: Halloween Decorations to Scream About!

Carla Bagshaw’s Paper Pumpkins are adorable little decorations that make a boo-tiful addition to Halloween parties or ‘haunted’ houses. Craft your paper pumpkins in traditional orange or get creative and mix up the colours – there’s so much fun to be had with these DIY […]

DIY Halloween Treat Bag

DIY Halloween Treat Bag

Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to get the little ones prepared and excited for their big night of trick or treating than with this Halloween Treat Bag project? Bernadette Wainwright’s step-by-step tutorial is super easy to follow, even the kids […]

Sarah Cawood’s Crafty Halloween Tree

Sarah Cawood’s Crafty Halloween Tree

If, like us, you love all things Halloween (it’s such a crafty time of year, after all!) then you’ll just love Sarah Cawood’s latest creative endeavour… DIY Halloween decorations to die for! If you’ve followed Sarah’s crafty journey so far, you’ll remember that in spring […]

No-Sew Halloween: Make Our Easy Bat Costume!

No-Sew Halloween: Make Our Easy Bat Costume!

Looking for quick and easy Halloween costume ideas… but have no idea what you’re doing when it comes to sewing? Fear not! At Create and Craft we are big believers in the handmade costume – but we fully appreciate that not everyone can sew! Which […]

Five Awesome Halloween Pumpkin Ideas (No Carving Required!)

Five Awesome Halloween Pumpkin Ideas (No Carving Required!)

If you’re looking for creative ways to get crafty this Halloween, then we’ve a showstopper of a project for you from the fabulous Lou Collins! This fantastic pumpkin decorating technique means you’ll never have to so much as look at a carving knife, let alone […]

Crochet Pumpkin Basket: Perfect for Your Halloween Haul!

Crochet Pumpkin Basket: Perfect for Your Halloween Haul!

It’s time to prepare your little trick or treater for a night of doorstep-hopping in the name of Halloween – and what better way for them to store their Halloween haul, than in this creepy crochet pumpkin?! Alternatively, if you’ve no mini goblins in residence, […]

How to Make a Halloween Bat Decoration in 15 Minutes [+ Free Template!]

How to Make a Halloween Bat Decoration in 15 Minutes [+ Free Template!]

Many of us leave making Halloween decorations until the last minute. Somehow, the big day always manages to creep up on us – no pun intended! But whether you’re throwing a Halloween bash or you’re expecting a swarm of trick or treaters, your house should […]

Halloween Window Decoration [+ Free Templates!]

Halloween Window Decoration [+ Free Templates!]

We all know that decorating your home for Halloween can be frightfully good fun – carving pumkins, hanging bats, and preparing treats for the the onslaught of trick or treaters – but there’s one important task that should never be overlooked… creating Halloween window decorations! […]

A DIY Halloween Wreath To Die For!

A DIY Halloween Wreath To Die For!

Every serious crafter knows that wreaths are not just for Christmas… but did you know they make a fantastic Halloween door decoration too?! Whilst celebrating all things ghostly and ghastly  is becoming increasingly popular here in the UK, the creative and crafty among you are […]

Crafty Pumpkin Carving Templates [ Free Printables!]

Crafty Pumpkin Carving Templates [ Free Printables!]

Whether you’re going all-out this Halloween and throwing a haunted house party, or you just want to set the scene for this year’s trick-or-treating troops, don’t do anything until you’ve read this article! We know you won’t want to sink your knife into this year’s […]

Halloween Bat Decor: Hanging Decorations You Can Sew!

Halloween Bat Decor: Hanging Decorations You Can Sew!

At the top of the creepiest Halloween creatures charts amidst witches, goblins and ghosts are, of course, Halloween bats! The winged silhouettes of these harmless creatures have long been associated with all things spooky, and make for a fabulous way to decorate your home or […]

The Return of The Impossible Card: A Spooktacular Halloween Edition!

The Return of The Impossible Card: A Spooktacular Halloween Edition!

The ‘Impossible Card’ is back… and it’s more terrifying to behold than ever! Why? Because the fantastic Vikki Gorham has created her very own Spooktacular Impossible Scene Card, ready for Halloween! And despite how incredible it looks, this stunning card is not impossible to make at […]