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Hot Glue Gun Hacks You Need To Try

Hot Glue Gun Hacks You Need To Try

Gone are the days of just using a glue gun to stick together your crafting projects! That’s right, from humble beginnings, the glue gun has risen to glory in its own crafty right – now you can use it to create your own jewellery, home […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gifting Made Gorgeous: Sarah Millsop’s Mother’s Day Bracelet and Gift Card

Gifting Made Gorgeous: Sarah Millsop’s Mother’s Day Bracelet and Gift Card

This fantastic project is a Mother’s Day must! Not only will our jewellery-expert, Sarah Millsop, guide you step-by-step through the process of creating this beautiful beaded bracelet, but she has a gorgeous way of presenting your finished gift too! This bracelet is made three times […]

Our Top Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Craft Room

Our Top Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Craft Room

Spring is fast-approaching, and that can only mean one thing… it’s time for the annual spring clean! Some people find great satisfaction in sanitising every nook and cranny throughout their household, while others… well, it’s a lot of hard work! But if we had to choose […]

How To Add Snowflake Beading To A Cushion: Add Sparkle This Winter!

How To Add Snowflake Beading To A Cushion: Add Sparkle This Winter!

This beautiful snowflake beading design is the perfect way to add intricacy and sparkle to your home decor for winter. Our lovely jewellery expert, Sarah Millsop, has embellished a section of fabric with four snowflake designs using seed beads and bugle beads, and created a […]

Bead Selections You Need to Know About

Bead Selections You Need to Know About

This week, we would like to draw your attention to the fantastic jewellery-making essential that is… beads! Beading is such a beautiful and therapeutic craft – not only does it give you the time to sit and create, but at the end of an afternoon in the […]

Screen Sensation Inspiration: 10 Incredible Project Ideas

Screen Sensation Inspiration: 10 Incredible Project Ideas

A revolution in screen printing has arrived: say Hello to Screen Sensation! Created by Stephanie Weightman, Screen Sensation is the incredible home screen printing kit that makes screen printing accessible to all! No more bulky screens and squeegees – these have been replaced with a compact […]

Wire Wrapping Jewellery: Make Your Own Gemstone Bracelet

Wire Wrapping Jewellery: Make Your Own Gemstone Bracelet

Wire wrapping is one of the oldest jewellery-making techniques around, and yet still remains a popular way of working gorgeous gemstones into handmade jewellery. Why? because the creative things you can do with the wire are just as gorgeous as the stones themselves! Wire wrapped […]

Kumihimo Braiding: How To Use Your Kumihimo Disk!

Kumihimo Braiding: How To Use Your Kumihimo Disk!

Have you heard of Kumihimo braiding? In Japanese, the word ‘Kumihimo‘ means gathering threads. In jewellery-making, the art of kumihimo braiding can be combined with beads to create some truly stunning pieces of jewellery… which is exactly what Sarah Millsop does in her latest project! […]

DIY Halloween Jewellery: Web Wrapped Bat Motif [+FREE Template & Video!]

DIY Halloween Jewellery: Web Wrapped Bat Motif [+FREE Template & Video!]

Polish off your broomstick and get your pumkin carving tools at the ready – we’re preparing for Halloween… and this year, we’re leaving no stone unturned! A holiday traditionally dedicated to remembering the dead, today Halloween is widely regarded as a time for fun and […]

DIY Sea Shell Art: How to Transform Your Holiday Keepsakes

DIY Sea Shell Art: How to Transform Your Holiday Keepsakes

We all do it, don’t we? Whether you’re strolling along the beach with your dogs, building sandcastles with the kids, or soaking up some sun on your summer holiday… you always end up spying a pretty shell or two that you can’t resist picking up, […]

Our Top Craft Room Storage Ideas

Our Top Craft Room Storage Ideas

Do you know what some of the greatest minds in history all had in common? A messy desk! Apparently the likes of Albert Einstein and Mark Twain worked at desks filled with clutter… and if you have anything in common with these fantastic thinkers, then […]

Crochet Jewellery: When Two Crafts Collide!

Crochet Jewellery: When Two Crafts Collide!

Crochet has not only experienced a big resurgence in recent years, but it’s also undergoing some what of a modern-day transformation! Whilst the old-school crochet favourites, including granny squares, blankets and winter accessories have become hugely popular once more, there is a new trend rising: […]

Raid Your Recycling: How To Reuse Plastic Bottles In Your Crafting

Raid Your Recycling: How To Reuse Plastic Bottles In Your Crafting

We all know we should do more to reuse and recycle. Luckily, as crafters, we are often presented with ample opportunities to do our bit for the planet by turning the old and unwanted into the beautiful once again! At Create and Craft, we just […]