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Macrame Feather Tutorial: For Awesome Accessorizing

Macrame Feather Tutorial: For Awesome Accessorizing

This beautiful little macrame project is a wonderfully versatile piece to have up your sleeve – once complete, these fantastic feathers can be turned into on-trend jewellery, used to decorate a range of home decor pieces, or even added to fashion accessories like bags and […]

Shrink Plastic DIY Jewellery: Craft Your Own Look!

Shrink Plastic DIY Jewellery: Craft Your Own Look!

Shrink plastic is the truly magical crafting ingredient that everyone needs to have a play with at some point in their crafting adventure. Warning – this craft is highly addictive! Here, Penelope Quinn shows you how you can use shrink plastic to create your own […]

DIY Diffuser Necklace: Crafting Comfort and Calm

DIY Diffuser Necklace: Crafting Comfort and Calm

Penelope Quinn’s latest project is a fantastic one to get the kids involved in whilst they’re waiting to head back to school. This DIY diffuser necklace tutorial takes you step-by-step through how to create this piece of handcrafted jewellery that’s not only pretty to wear, […]

Learn How to Macrame with Our Keyring Project

Learn How to Macrame with Our Keyring Project

Macrame has really grown in popularity over the past year – not least because it’s wonderfully therapeutic to get stuck into, but also because it’s such an incredibly versatile craft, it appeals to creative fans of a number of crafty disciplines. Once you’ve got to […]

Benefits of Craft: Why 2020 Will Be the Year of Craftfulness

Benefits of Craft: Why 2020 Will Be the Year of Craftfulness

If you’re reading this article, you probably already agree with us that the power of crafting is something pretty special. There’s a distinct kind of joy, contentment and peace to be found in the simple pleasure of just sitting down and making something with your […]

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 […]

Holiday in Style: DIY Travel Jewellery Case

Holiday in Style: DIY 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: DIY Mother’s Day Bracelet and Gift Card Idea

Gifting Made Gorgeous: DIY Mother’s Day Bracelet and Gift Card Idea

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! […]