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How To Add Snowflake Beading To A Cushion: Add Sparkle This Winter!

How To Add Snowflake Beading To A Cushion: Add Sparkle This Winter!

This beautiful snowflake beading design is the perfect way to add intricacy and sparkle to your home decor for winter. Our lovely jewellery expert, Sarah Millsop, has embellished a section of fabric with four snowflake designs using seed beads and bugle beads, and created a […]

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Learn How To Make Your Own! [Video]

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Learn How To Make Your Own! [Video]

There’s no denying it: excitement levels that have been steadily building throughout December reach peak height on Christmas Eve! Whilst Santa’s elves are loading up the sleigh and the big guy’s putting his boots on, children across the land are desperately looking for ways to […]

The Perfect Christmas Handprint Craft Idea: Rudolph’s Gorgeous Garland!

The Perfect Christmas Handprint Craft Idea: Rudolph’s Gorgeous Garland!

A lovely project for kids to play a major part in, this Christmas handprint craft idea can be made to measure, depending on whether you’d like to string it across a narrow shelf, or an entire wall! Check out Wendy Turner Webster’s top tips below, and create your own sparkling Rudolph garland in time for the big guy in red’s arrival…

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How To Make A 30-Minute Pencil Roll

How To Make A 30-Minute Pencil Roll

This quick and easy pencil case roll-up makes a fantastic little gift for the kids, whether it’s for a birthday gift, a Christmas present or a back-to-school treat… and it’s so simple to sew! And the best part is – the innovative crafters among you […]

How to Make Christmas Jar Toppers in 6 Simple Steps

How to Make Christmas Jar Toppers in 6 Simple Steps

When the Christmas holidays are all but upon you and scraping over-excited children off the ceiling is becoming a daily occurrence, you need to find crafty ways to keep the kids busy in the run-up to Christmas…fast! We love this adorably festive Christmas jar topper, […]

Stocking Filler Ideas: Find The Perfect Gift For The Craftoholic In Your Life!

Stocking Filler Ideas: Find The Perfect Gift For The Craftoholic In Your Life!

You know just how magical it feels when you treat yourself to an exciting new craft kit to get stuck into… now that Christmas is almost upon us, why not treat your friends and family to that same wonderful feeling? Check out our stocking filler ideas below, and treat your favourite people to a little fun and creativity this Christmas… it beats socks and chocolates, right?!

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Debbie Shore’s DIY Felt Snowman Christmas Decoration

Debbie Shore’s DIY Felt Snowman Christmas Decoration

Learn how to make the most adorable felt snowman Christmas decoration, with our resident sewing expert, Debbie Shore! In this easy-to-follow video  tutorial, Debbie takes you step-by step through the project, enabling you to create your own DIY felt snowman. Popping out of a cute […]

Debbie Shore’s Christmas Heirloom

Debbie Shore’s Christmas Heirloom

Want to create something with longevity, that’s so gorgeous it will be cherished for years to come? This cute little character will put smiles on the faces of your loved ones Christmas after Christmas! You can create him using a sewing machine, or he can easily […]

Christmas Wreath Ideas: 10 Gorgeous Wreaths You Can Make At Home

Christmas Wreath Ideas: 10 Gorgeous Wreaths You Can Make At Home

It’s time to start preparing your gorgeous garlands and winter wreaths for Christmas – so we thought it was only appropriate that we hit you with some inspirational Christmas Wreath ideas! Whether you’re making your own  wreath, opting to buy a fresh one, or simply sprucing up the same faux Christmas wreath you’ve had for years, we’ve got you covered. Check out our pick of the best Christmas wreaths out there, and get yourself set for festive season in style.

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DIY Christmas Door Hanger: For A Truly Festive Front Door!

DIY Christmas Door Hanger: For A Truly Festive Front Door!

Ensure your Christmas guests are feeling well and truly festive before they even step inside this year, by learning how to create your very own DIY Christmas door hanger! Check out Kelly Anne Jordan’s step-by-step project below and create this gorgeous alternative to the traditional […]

Debbie Shore’s Fabric Christmas Tree

Debbie Shore’s Fabric Christmas Tree

Christmas is right around the corner now, and Christmas tree decorations are on everyone’s crafty minds… but what about the rest of your home? Once the tree itself is covered in baubles and sparkle, how do you plan on adding festive touches to your tables, […]

Quick and Easy Christmas Craft Ideas

Quick and Easy Christmas Craft Ideas

We’ve compiled all our favourite quick and easy Christmas craft ideas right here, so that it’s super easy for you to feast your eyes on some festive inspiration ahead of the big day! At Create and Craft, we know that crafting for Christmas is one of the most exciting endeavors on a crafter’s to do list – but there are plenty of people out there who are perhaps less experienced at crafting, still keen to give it a go! Which is why we thought it was about time we shared some simple Christmas crafts that needn’t take hours, but will enable you to make some gorgeous decorations, giftwrap, gift tags and more, ahead of the big guy in red’s arrival!

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Our Favourite Christmas Cardmaking Kits for 2018

Our Favourite Christmas Cardmaking Kits for 2018

This month we’ve a fantastically festive line-up of cardmaking kits for you, perfectly placed to get you ready to hit the crafty season ahead with your Christmas cardmaking well and truly on track! Check out our pick of the best Christmas cardmaking collections below, and […]

3D Paper Christmas Trees: Quick and Easy DIY Christmas Decorations!

3D Paper Christmas Trees: Quick and Easy DIY Christmas Decorations!

These fantastic 3D paper Christmas trees are quick and easy to make, and are completely free-standing, so are perfect for adding festive decor to tables, shelves, mantelpieces and more! All you need is a selection of pretty coloured or patterned card, a pair of scissors, […]

Sarah Cawood’s DIY Advent Calendar: 24 Days of Kindness!

Sarah Cawood’s DIY Advent Calendar: 24 Days of Kindness!

December is fast approaching, and before you know it, we’ll all be breaking open the advent calendars, whether they be boozy, beauty-based, chocolate or toys… who doesn’t love a little gift every day in December? But this year, Sarah Cawood is creating a DIY Advent calendar with a difference for her children – with a little help from a very special kind of elf!

Check out Sarah’s step-by-step DIY Advent calendar project below, and discover why  now is the perfect time to create a Kindness Advent calendar of your very own.

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