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A Colourful Bookmark Project Perfect for Crafty Bookworms!

A Colourful Bookmark Project Perfect for Crafty Bookworms!

Looking for creative bookmark ideas to make at home? If you’re a crafty bookworm, then this simple but gorgeous papercraft project will be right up your street! Check out crafty contributor Siobhan Ferguson’s gorgeous watercolour bookmark, and discover how quick and easy it is to […]

ScanNCut SDX1200 – Ultimate Review

ScanNCut SDX1200 – Ultimate Review

The review you’ve all been waiting for is finally here! We asked the wonderful Mel Heaton to put the ScannCut SDX1200 through its paces, and share her thoughts on this incredible new die cutting machine. New to the world of die cutting? Check out our […]

Create Jaw-Dropping Constellation Art With A Little Help From The Foil Quill!

Create Jaw-Dropping Constellation Art With A Little Help From The Foil Quill!

Looking to create a personalised gift for someone special,  that really stands out from the crowd? Then grab your foil quill, and check out the incredible project below! This stunning constellation art home decor can be personalised to any starsign, and makes a truly magical […]

DIY Summer Party Invitations and Decor [+Free Download!]

DIY Summer Party Invitations and Decor [+Free Download!]

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and summer feels like it’s in full swing… there’s only one thing for it: summer party time! If you’re lucky enough to have a summer birthday, then you could start crafting for this year’s birthday party – […]

Ken Oliver’s How to Make a Watercolour Galaxy Card

Ken Oliver’s How to Make a Watercolour Galaxy Card

Follow this step-by-step tutorial from Ken Oliver to create a watercolour galaxy card that’s out of this world! You get creative freedom with this project; bring your galaxy-themed greeting card to life using your choice of colours and sentiment, and even add personal touches, such […]

Meet Ken Oliver – The Artist Behind Color Burst!

Meet Ken Oliver – The Artist Behind Color Burst!

Specialising in watercolour, mixed media art and papercrafting, Ken Oliver is an accomplished artist, and the creative mind behind the incredible Color Burst range. Having travelled the world, Ken finds his inspiration in the beauty of nature, which is apparent if you flick through the […]

How to Use Your Tonic Studios Nuvo Drops: Discover a World of Dimension!

How to Use Your Tonic Studios Nuvo Drops: Discover a World of Dimension!

Whether you prefer vintage sophistication, sparkle and glitter, a luminous look, or high-gloss glam, this incredible range of Tonic Studios Nuvo Drops will enable you to produce stunning embellishments and professional quality finishes across a range of papercraft projects. We asked talented cardmaking pro Shabneez […]

How to Make a Pineapple Pinata by Penelope Quinn

How to Make a Pineapple Pinata by Penelope Quinn

Having a party? Entertain your guests – young or old! – with a treat-filled  pineapple pinata! Penelope Quinn shows you how to make this DIY pinata for yourself, ready for your next celebration! Penelope says: “This darling pineapple pinata is the perfect way to give […]

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 […]