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Watercolour Stamping: Pretty Graduated Petals in Six Easy Steps!

Watercolour Stamping: Pretty Graduated Petals in Six Easy Steps!

Whilst we all love the way stamps enable us to add an intricate outline, background or illustration to a project in a matter of seconds, sometimes figuring out how to add colour to that design can leave us stumped! If you’re looking for a new […]

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 […]

How To Use Chameleon Pens and Color Tones: Louise Dunbar’s Colouring Tutorial

How To Use Chameleon Pens and Color Tones: Louise Dunbar’s Colouring Tutorial

Looking for advice and top tips on how to get the most out of your Chameleon Pens and Color Tops? Then you’ve come to the right place! We asked the creative Louise Dunbar to have a go with a brand new set of Chameleon Pens and Color Tops, and share her top tips for colouring success! Check out Louise’s colouring tutorial below – including how to achieve shading, beautifully textured hair, and what NOT to do when blending colours!

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Cathy Andronicou Gets Creative with Chameleon Pens

Cathy Andronicou Gets Creative with Chameleon Pens

Want to see the incredible shading and blending that can be achieved with your Chameleon Pens? Check out the project below and see step-by-step how to achieve amazing colour variation thanks to this unique pen system!

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 […]

Beginner’s Watercolour Tutorial: Discover A Creative Way to Unwind!

Beginner’s Watercolour Tutorial: Discover A Creative Way to Unwind!

When the hustle and bustle of everyday life gets on top of you, finding a quick and easy way to relax is so important! Our fabulous Cassie Brown knows all too well how beneficial it is to have a relaxing creative outlet – and has put together this fantastic watercolour tutorial so you too can discover a new way to unwind!

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Louise Dunbar Gets Creative With Brea Reese: A World Wide Week Brand New Launch!

Louise Dunbar Gets Creative With Brea Reese: A World Wide Week Brand New Launch!

Wow – World Wide Week is certainly packing a punch this year! Whilst we’re in the midst of bringing you the hottest news and latest trends for 2018, we’d also like to introduce you to a brand new member of our in-house design team: the […]

10 Most Beautiful Pollyanna Pickering Digital Collections

10 Most Beautiful Pollyanna Pickering Digital Collections

Pollyanna Pickering is widely regarded as Europe’s leading wildlife artist. She’s well known across the globe for her beautifully realistic artwork and wildlife conservation work, both as an individual and in conjunction with the Born Free Foundation. All of the animals featured in Pollyanna‘s artwork […]

Wendy Turner Webster’s Beach Cleanup + Poem

Wendy Turner Webster’s Beach Cleanup + Poem

As a ‘Crafty Beggar’ I’m up for recycling anything, but it’s not often I resort to using dirty rubbish in an effort to produce a work of art! The idea for this seahorse canvas came to me when I was walking along the beach with my pal Jane at Watergate Bay in Cornwall.

This article was written by Crafty Beggar, Wendy Turner Webster.

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How to Keep Your Kids Entertained in the School Holidays

How to Keep Your Kids Entertained in the School Holidays

Most kids can keep themselves entertained in the school holidays, while others… seem to always be bored. They’ve tried watching TV, but there’s only so much they can watch. They’ve tried playing outside… but it rained. So what’s the best way to keep them entertained? […]

Crafting Better Mental Wellbeing: Zentangle

Crafting Better Mental Wellbeing: Zentangle

Zentangle is known as “yoga for the brain”. While yoga physically relaxes you, zentangle is thought to be a great mental relaxant. It’s more structured than doodling but less so than a formal piece of artwork. It allows pure creative freedom in a world of abstract art, […]

Easter Colouring-In Competition

Easter Colouring-In Competition

It’s our One Time Only Easter Event launching tomorrow! So we’ve pulled together a fun Colouring-In Competition on our Blog and Facebook page. The rules are simple; all you need to do is download the below colouring-in image then get to work colouring it in. You can use any style, colour or material you choose. Then just take a snap and upload it onto our Facebook competition page. We’ve got a fab selection of colouring-in products on our website, so why not have a browse before you decide?

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