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 […]
Once all the festivities of Christmas itself have passed, there’s still plenty to celebrate… at Create and Craft we love to embrace ANY excuse to get crafting! Which is why we’re firm believers that season’s greetings needn’t be reserved for Christmas Day alone. Check out […]
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 Louise Dunbar’s step-by-step instructions below, and create your own Z-fold card with ease…
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 […]
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 […]
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 little monkeys of her own, and despite having dabbled with a little crafting in the past, declares herself by no means an expert! However, like all of us, Sarah is is embracing every opportunity to get creative, and is excited to take her crafting skills to whole new levels in 2018! Read on to discover Sarah’s inspiration, why crafting is her ‘happy place,’ and what she’s created for her super-crafty Mum in time for Mother’s Day! And if you do have any tips and tricks to share – or you’d just like to post a warm welcome to Sarah – please don’t forget to leave a comment below this post, we read every single one!
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. […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 like stencils, they make adding designs to a wealth of crafts so easy – including card!
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 […]
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.