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Our Best Kids Craft Kits for Encouraging Creative Play!

Our Best Kids Craft Kits for Encouraging Creative Play!

Kick-start your child’s creativity this year, with a fantastic selection of kids craft kits that are bursting at the seams with colourful supplies, inspirational ideas, and oodles of opportunities to let their imaginations run wild! Whether they’re into outer-space quests, undersea worlds, puppet shows, woodland […]

Meet Paper & Wood’s Zack Mclaughlin

Meet Paper & Wood’s Zack Mclaughlin

We first met Zack Mclaughlin on ITV’s The Big Audition back in 2018… and we were blown away by his incredible talent when it came to crafting with… well, paper & wood! Zack has since been back to Create and Craft HQ, and we just […]

Nuvo Drops Card Tutorial: Top Tips for Awesome Results

Nuvo Drops Card Tutorial: Top Tips for Awesome 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 […]

Bullet Journal for Travel: 3 Awesome Page Ideas

Bullet Journal for Travel: 3 Awesome Page Ideas

We all know that the ever-popular bullet journal is a fantastic way to organise your life, your work and your goals… but we’ve discovered something else it’s fantastic for: organising your travelling! For those of you who love to break away to sunnier (or snowier!) […]

Layered Papercut Art: Create Your Own With Our Free Templates!

Layered Papercut Art: Create Your Own With Our Free Templates!

Layered papercut art is all the rage right now – and not only is it truly beautiful to look at… but it can be incredibly relaxing to try your hand at, too! All you really need to get started is a selection of coloured papers, […]

Bullet Journal Monthly Cover Page Ideas

Bullet Journal Monthly Cover Page Ideas

If you hadn’t already noticed, we are madly in love with the ever-growing trend that is bullet journaling at the moment! The perfect combination of planning, organisation and total creativity…. we can’t think of a better way to¬† spend a spare evening! Not only does […]

Quilled Paper Art: Nice and Nautical

Quilled Paper Art: Nice and Nautical

Looking for an exciting new way to create stunning crafts using paper? Quilling is a really old craft that requires patience and practice… but the pay-off is huge! In this gorgeous quilling tutorial, the incredibly talented Carla Bagshaw takes you step by step through the […]

Our Favourite Stamping Ink, Powders, Accessories and More!

Our Favourite Stamping Ink, Powders, Accessories and More!

Stamping has a special place in our hearts at Create and Craft HQ, not least because it’s great fun to do, but because we think it opens up the world of crafting to absolutely everyone, regardless of age, skill or discipline! Whilst the lucky among […]

Make Your Own Wedding Card Box

Make Your Own Wedding Card Box

Need somewhere gorgeous for your wedding guests to post their cards and congratulations on your big day? Look no further – this pretty wedding card post box is just the ticket! Read on to discover exactly how the lovely Denise Holmes transformed an old unused […]

Zentangle Patterns for Beginners: Expert Advice from Sandra Rushton

Zentangle Patterns for Beginners: Expert Advice from Sandra Rushton

New to the art of zentangle? If you’re looking for more information on what zentangle is, the benefits of tangling, and perhaps some inspirational zentangle patterns to get you started, then look no further! Qualified zentangle instructor, Sandra Rushton, shares her knowledge and top tips […]

Lou Collins Brush Lettering Template – Print Your Free Download!

Lou Collins Brush Lettering Template – Print Your Free Download!

If you’re a fan of watercolour, calligraphy or brush lettering, you’re probably already aware that these beautiful motivational quotes are everywhere right now! People are framing them for their walls, creating them for their loved ones, adorning their journals with them… and sharing them all […]

Wedding Words of Wisdom – Collect Advice in Beautiful Beach Hut Boxes!

Wedding Words of Wisdom – Collect Advice in Beautiful Beach Hut Boxes!

Getting wed any time soon, or know someone who is? Then we’ve a fantastic project for you to get stuck into… wedding ‘words of wisdom’ boxes! Although these beautiful beach huts needn’t be reserved just for weddings! Create these fun beach hut boxes as sweet […]

How to Make a Pop Up Box Card

How to Make a Pop Up Box Card

Crafting for newlyweds couldn’t be more fun – which is why we just love this quirky cardmaking project from Sarah Jackman-Read! Why make a run-of-the-mill wedding card, when you could create something as bold and beautiful as this show-stopping pop up box card? This clever […]

DIY Paper Wind Chime: How To Create Your Own Gorgeous Paper Mobile!

DIY Paper Wind Chime: How To Create Your Own Gorgeous Paper Mobile!

Move over old-school wind chimes – we’ve a crafty indoor alternative…. and we think you’re going to love it! Carla Bagshaw has put together a stunning floral paper wind chime using just a few craft essentials, and it’s something anyone can have a go at! […]

Wedding Advice Box: Words of Wisdom From Your Guests

Wedding Advice Box: Words of Wisdom From Your Guests

Good wishes, seasoned marriage advice, words of wisdom… your wedding guests (especially the married ones!) will have plenty of pearls of wedding wisdom to impart when the time comes for you to say ‘I do’ – so why not encourage them to do just that, […]