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Nuvo Drops Card Tutorial: Tips To Get Results!

Nuvo Drops Card Tutorial: Tips To Get Results!

The gorgeous Nuvo Drops range from Tonic Studios is a game-changer when it comes to papercrafting – with so many incredible uses, these tiny embelishment bottles pack a mighty punch, and make a fantastic addition to your craft stash! Here, our creative contributor Shabneez Khan-Muztar […]

Andy Skinner Talks Creativity and Inspiration

Andy Skinner Talks Creativity and Inspiration

Established mixed media artist and worldwide creative tutor, Andy Skinner, is perhaps best known for his gothic-style altered art, and unique and edgy assemblage pieces. Raised by a watercolour artist and an engineer, Andy relished in creativity and ingenuity from an early age. He talks […]

Put Your Favourite Photo on Wood to Create a Treasured Keepsake!

Put Your Favourite Photo on Wood to Create a Treasured Keepsake!

This pretty project from Kelly Anne Jordan is a fantastic way to turn a favourite photo into a memento to treasure, or even a personalised gift for a loved one! Check out Kelly’s step-by-step instructions below, and learn how easy it is to display your […]

Easter Crafting: DIY String Eggs [+ Video!]

Easter Crafting: DIY String Eggs [+ Video!]

Whether you fancy creating these fun yarn eggs as hanging decorations, or as an alternative way of wrapping this year’s Easter chocolate, this easy Easter crafting project is a great one to have up your sleeve! This crafty Easter egg project works great with twine, […]

Artist Trading Coins: The Latest Crafting Craze

Artist Trading Coins: The Latest Crafting Craze

Have you heard of artist trading cards? These miniature pieces of art are created and traded around the world! First introduced by Swiss artist, Stirnemann, in 1997, the idea of crafting bespoke cards and trading them with other creatives has since taken off in a […]

Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

This month, we asked our resident crafter, Maz, to share her top tips and expert advice on all things Mod Podge! If you’ve seen Maz’s previous crafty endeavors on the Create and Craft blog, you’ll already be well aware that the lovely Maz is a […]

Pimp Your Planner: How To Turn a Plain Notebook into Something Special

Pimp Your Planner: How To Turn a Plain Notebook into Something Special

It doesn’t matter how digital the world gets – there’s nothing like putting pen to paper – which is why we know the good old notebook will never go out of fashion! So we just love sharing ways you can get creative with yours – […]

How to Use Mod Podge FAQs – Plus Our Crafty Mod Podge Ideas!

How to Use Mod Podge FAQs – Plus Our Crafty Mod Podge Ideas!

If you’re new to the world of crafting, and you’re wondering what all the fuss about Mod Podge is – or perhaps you’ve just bought your very first tub and now you want inspiration – you’ve come to the right place! We’re here to share […]

Mod Podge Photo Transfer: How To Transfer Your Images onto Wood!

Mod Podge Photo Transfer: How To Transfer Your Images onto Wood!

What is Mod Podge? Short answer: one of the most fantastic crafting investments you will ever make! This fantastic little pot of paste has become an iconic craft supply, and not without good reason – there are so many projects you can create using Mod […]

Steampunk Art: A Mixed Media Take On This Stylish Craft Trend!

Steampunk Art: A Mixed Media Take On This Stylish Craft Trend!

What is steampunk? Well this stunning trend was born in the 1970s, where it began life as a science-fiction sub-genre, incorporating technology and designs¬†inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Merely an idea of an alternative history that was explored in fantasy literature, steampunk quickly took […]