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Mission Control to Crafters: The Perfect Space Card Project [+Free Pop-Up Z-Fold Card Template!]

Mission Control to Crafters: The Perfect Space Card Project [+Free Pop-Up Z-Fold Card Template!]

Want to take your crafting abilities to dizzying new heights? No problem! This fantastic cardmaking project may look out of this world – but it’s totally achievable thanks to the included Z-fold card template, which you can download here, for free! Check out the talented […]

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits August 2018

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits August 2018

This month we’re here with pockets full of glitter and fairydust to sprinkle all over your crafting table! Featuring kits filled with enchanted lands, treetop fairies and mythical creatures, August’s cardmaking sets enable you to inject your projects with magic and sparkle in every way […]

Perfect Allusion Prints: Create Show-Stopping Crafts With Just One Pad!

Perfect Allusion Prints: Create Show-Stopping Crafts With Just One Pad!

This gorgeous card creation just oozes elegance and sophistication, and is the work of none other than our lovely Shabneez Khan! Shabneez has turned this stunning diagonal split design into a thank-you card, but there are so many possibilities for this beauty! As soon as we saw it, we thought it could make a stunning luxury winter wedding invitation, or even a Mother’s Day card or birthday card! Shabneez’s secret weapon? The First Edition Perfect Allusion Pad! This gorgeous pad is jam-packed with printed papers which – when put together like this – transform simple projects into bold and beautiful creations! Want to know exactly how to use yours to create this beautiful card? Check out Shabneez’s step-by-step guide below!

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Sarah Cawood Gets Creative For Mother’s Day

Sarah Cawood Gets Creative For Mother’s Day

As you know, at Create and Craft we are always VERY excited to welcome a new crafter aboard the team, so it gives us great pleasure to introduce you to the lovely Sarah Cawood! Better known for her television work, Sarah now has two crafty […]

WOW Her This Mother’s Day With Sara Naumann’s Show-Stopping Card!

WOW Her This Mother’s Day With Sara Naumann’s Show-Stopping Card!

Mums work hard 365 days a year  – so it only seems right that on the one day of the year we dedicate to them, we should really push the boat out! And Sara Naumann has the perfect project to help you do just that. […]

Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop: Video Tutorial + Giveaway

Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop: Video Tutorial + Giveaway

We’re taking part in Altenew’s Crafty Friends Blog Hop! This venture celebrates Altenew‘s unique community of crafters that love to craft using their fabulous range of stamps and dies. Everyone involved will share a project from one of their favourite crafters. You might have come here from the lovely Erum Tasneem’s Vibyor Krafts… Now it’s our turn to inspire you, with a stunning project from the lovely Linda Simpson! So, what has she made for the Blog Hop — and how can you win prizes in Altenew‘s giveaway?

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Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

The elegance and asymmetry of nature has inspired us in a big way this winter.  It’s visible in home decor trends that have embraced woven lampshades, jute rugs, houseplants, and natural wood… and it’s trickled into the crafting industry too.

Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Marjolein Bastin is a Dutch artist who specialises in painting the most gorgeous images of nature. She creates everything from cheeky squirrels and beautiful birds, to simply stunning flowers. I freely admit that I’m certainly a little biased, as flowers are my first love! But […]

Sara Naumann’s Sweet and Simple Woodland Valentine’s Day Treats

Sara Naumann’s Sweet and Simple Woodland Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be overcomplicated – and your romantic crafts needn’t be either! In this beautiful bundle of easy-to-follow projects, papercraft designer Sara Naumann shows you how you can utilise Hunkydory’s adorable Foxy and Friends Bundle to create your own selection of heartwarming cards ideal for sending to loved ones this Valentine’s Day. These delightful woodland inspired projects are the perfect combination of on-trend motifs like foxes, deer and squirrels, and luxurious metallic-laced accents.

And now, it’s over to Sara, to tell us exactly how she created these lovely designs!

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Valentine’s Day Crafting Essentials

Valentine’s Day Crafting Essentials

What better excuse is there to get crafting than Valentine’s Day? Okay, we know it’s still a few weeks away… but if you want to knock the socks off someone special’s feet with your crafty efforts, then now’s the time to get creative! Have a […]

Did You Know That Screen Sensation Isn’t Just For Fabric?

Did You Know That Screen Sensation Isn’t Just For Fabric?

When I first received the Screen Sensation Kit I was filled with ideas about creating my own fabric bags… but as soon as I laid eyes on the screens, I realised just how many creative possibilities lay before me. Because the screens can be used […]

On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

Our lives are wonderfully punctuated by special events! Whether they are our own, or those of our friends and family, a handmade card can be a lovely way to mark those celebrations, and show how much we care. This bold and beautiful card from Carley Duff is so versatile, you could use it for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, graduations, and so many other events… it’s a must-have for your project file!

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‘Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful’ Card

‘Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful’ Card

We’ve all heard the lovely old adage, ‘No two snowflakes are alike,’ so what better way to promote pursuing a truly unique approach to life, than with this elegant snowflake themed card of encouragement?

Sara Naumann’s ‘Happy New Year!’ Card

Sara Naumann’s ‘Happy New Year!’ Card

Season’s greetings needn’t be reserved for Christmas Day alone… add wintry couture style to a handmade New Year’s card, and embrace the excitement of celebrating what’s to come!

Introducing Heffy Doodle!

Introducing Heffy Doodle!

Here at HQ we are incredibly excited about the new launch of Heffy Doodle and can’t wait for you to meet designer and guest Lesley Oman! Here are some words from the lady herself to help you get to know her and her brand before the launch. Tune in on Thursday 30th November at 4pm for brand new stamping styles.

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