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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 […]

A Touch of Magic: Angela Finch’s Easy Gemstone Earrings Tutorial

A Touch of Magic: Angela Finch’s Easy Gemstone Earrings Tutorial

Few gemstones are as well-known or as distinctive as amethyst. Its unique purple coloration sets it apart from the crowd, and makes it perfect for creating stand-out jewellery. As well as being beautiful, it’s also renowned as a meditative and calming stone, believed by some […]

How to Make Macramé Friendship Bracelets

How to Make Macramé Friendship Bracelets

This fantastic friendship bracelet project was created by our Jewellery Ambassador, Sarah Millsop, and we thought it was the perfect way to get creative and show your BFF just how much they mean to you. What better way to cement a fabulous friendship, than by […]

DIY Macrame Bracelet: Sarah Millsop’s Quick and Easy Tutorial!

DIY Macrame Bracelet: Sarah Millsop’s Quick and Easy Tutorial!

Macrame bracelets – they’re gorgeous to look at, make fantastic gifts and friendship bracelets, and can be personalised to suit a range of looks and styles. What you may not know about these pretty jewellery must-haves, is that they’re super quick and simple to make, […]

Sarah Millsop’s Handmade Wedding Choker

Sarah Millsop’s Handmade Wedding Choker

This statement choker is perfect for any special occasion and can be simplified for a more subtle finish if you so wish. Make the choker in a traditional white colour palette, a passionate purple hue, or a trendy turquoise shade. Whichever matches you! – Sarah Millsop