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Two DIY Mailbox Ideas to Fall in Love With This Valentine’s Day

Two DIY Mailbox Ideas to Fall in Love With This Valentine’s Day

What better excuse to create something lovely, than in the name of love? That’s right, we’re talking about Valentine’s Day, and bringing you a fantastic way to get the kids involved, this February! These fun DIY mailbox designs created by the crafty Shabneez Khan-Muztar will […]

The Perfect Papercut Design for Beginners: Practise With a Polar Bear!

The Perfect Papercut Design for Beginners: Practise With a Polar Bear!

If you’ve ever found yourself admiring the intricacies of all the papercutting masterpieces to be found online, but never plucked up the courage to pick up the craft knife and have a go yourself, then we’re here to change that today! This gorgeous layered box […]

DIY Wedding Bouquet: Step-by-Step Foam Flowers plus Paper Alternatives

DIY Wedding Bouquet: Step-by-Step Foam Flowers plus Paper Alternatives

Whilst we love all things wedding (who doesn’t love a good party, after all?) it can become a pretty expensive affair to tie the knot these days. Decorations, stationery, accessories and flowers can all cost a pretty penny, and those costs mount up… so we […]

Six Gorgeous Gold Wedding Invitation Ideas You Can Create Yourself!

Six Gorgeous Gold Wedding Invitation Ideas You Can Create Yourself!

We love all that glitters, here at Create and Craft, but we have to admit that nothing says luxury quite like a gold finish! Which is why we just love this latest crafty offering from the talented Corrine Robinson, who has put together six creative […]

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 […]

Be Inspired: 10 Quilling Designs That Will Take Your Breath Away

Be Inspired: 10 Quilling Designs That Will Take Your Breath Away

Papercraft is such a fantastic rabbit warren of creativity to dive into, and covers all manner of crafty hobbies, from cardmaking to journaling, stamping, to origami… but one particular papercraft we’ve really fallen head over heels in love with this past year, is quilling. It […]

Watercolour Christmas Cards: Creative Ideas For Christmas Cardmaking

Watercolour Christmas Cards: Creative Ideas For Christmas Cardmaking

If you’re looking for creative Christmas cardmaking ideas for the festive period this year, then you won’t want to miss Kathryn Coyle’s beautiful watercolour Christmas cards! We tasked the incredibly talented Kathryn Coyle to create some beautiful watercolour designs with a festive feel, that would […]

Paper Cutting Templates for Christmas: Create a Beautiful Bauble!

Paper Cutting Templates for Christmas: Create a Beautiful Bauble!

Looking for a simple yet stunning way to craft your own intricate Christmas decorations this year? Carla Bagshaw’s stunning papercut artwork is a sight to behold… and you too can create your own beautiful little papercut decorations, in time to adorn your Christmas tree this […]

Make a Christmas Wreath with Our Paper Poinsettia Template!

Make a Christmas Wreath with Our Paper Poinsettia Template!

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without the Poinsettia… so why not craft it into the most traditional Christmas decoration of all – a bold and beautiful wreath? The talented Carla Bagshaw takes you, step by step, through creating this gorgeous paper poinsettia Christmas wreath – a […]

DIY Paper Christmas Decorations: Your Secret For Success!

DIY Paper Christmas Decorations: Your Secret For Success!

At Create and Craft we just LOVE Christmas – because it’s the craftiest time of the year! With cards to be sent, decorations to be hung, and gifts to be given, every day is an opportunity to get creative and craft something original for the […]

Bullet Journal Doodles: Simple Ways to Decorate Your Pages

Bullet Journal Doodles: Simple Ways to Decorate Your Pages

Bullet journaling is the perfect combination of creativity and organisation – a fantastic pastime for those of us who love to plan… but also love to scribble, doodle and decorate! If you’re looking for creative ways to embellish your written lists, targets and trackers with […]

What Is An Art Journal? Be Inspired By Our Favourite Mixed Media Ideas

What Is An Art Journal? Be Inspired By Our Favourite Mixed Media Ideas

Not only is journaling, and art journaling in particular, a great outlet for creativity, but it can be an incredibly therapeutic pastime too! We take a look at some of the benefits to starting your own art journal, and try and inspire you to try […]

Papercut Fox Lightbox Tutorial with FREE Templates

Papercut Fox Lightbox Tutorial with FREE Templates

Illuminate your home with Carla Bagshaw’s papercut fox lightbox. A gorgeous piece of papercraft art that lights up, it will give any room in your home a warming, romantic feel, making it perfect for the autumn and winter seasons. What’s more, it’s super fun and […]

DIY Paper Pumpkins: Halloween Decorations to Scream About!

DIY Paper Pumpkins: Halloween Decorations to Scream About!

Carla Bagshaw’s Paper Pumpkins are adorable little decorations that make a boo-tiful addition to Halloween parties or ‘haunted’ houses. Craft your paper pumpkins in traditional orange or get creative and mix up the colours – there’s so much fun to be had with these DIY […]

DIY Meal Planner Board: Tame the Kitchen Chaos!

DIY Meal Planner Board: Tame the Kitchen Chaos!

Tame the kitchen chaos, with this gorgeous and super-useful DIY Meal Planner Board. This fantastic little project makes meal-planning easy, and means you’ll never spend more than you need to on your weekly food shop, because you’ll know exactly what you need to feed the […]