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Prepping For Christmas: Our Create and Craft Contributors Talk Us Through Their Festive Crafting Timelines

Prepping For Christmas: Our Create and Craft Contributors Talk Us Through Their Festive Crafting Timelines

“Christmas in June?!” we hear you cry! It’s a concept that may seem a little odd to some… unless of course, you’re a crafter! For the truly creative and crafty among us, preparation for the big day does indeed begin more than six months ahead […]

How to Make Santa Cutlery Holders [Debbie Shore]

How to Make Santa Cutlery Holders [Debbie Shore]

Looking for a fun way to add festive cheer to your table this Christmas? We’ve a fantastic Christmas sewing project that’s bound to leave your guets impressed, before they’ve even tucked into the turkey! Check out these adorable Santa cutlery holders from the lovely Debbie […]

Spread the Joy of Handmade This Christmas

Spread the Joy of Handmade This Christmas

Whilst Christmas is a time filled with excitement and joy for most, there are some who can find the festive period a tough one to get through. At Create and Craft, our mission is to ensure that no tree is left bare, no home is left out, and no person is left lonely this year! Have you seen our #lonelytree yet? Our mission is to add colour, fun and creativity, to spread the joy of Christmas far and wide! In the run-up to Christmas, we’re challenging crafters around the world to get creative, and share the Christmas message by making, sharing and inspiring. Don’t craft alone – invite family and friends you haven’t seen in a while to get creative with you! Why not introduce someone to the world of crafting and teach them how they too can rekindle the fun of Christmas, by making their very own cards and decorations? Do you have loved ones far away? Send them handmade gifts in the post!

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Letter to Santa: A Crafty Christmas Project To Get You In The Spirit!

Letter to Santa: A Crafty Christmas Project To Get You In The Spirit!

Have you even thought about your Christmas wish list yet? No? Well now’s the time! At Create and Craft HQ, we believe that preparing for Christmas is one of the most exciting endeavors for crafting enthusiasts – not least because Christmas itself is so full […]

Six Reasons Why It’s Never Too Early To Start Crafting For Christmas!

Six Reasons Why It’s Never Too Early To Start Crafting For Christmas!

“It’s the most wonderful tiiime, of the year!” That’s how the song goes, right? Which is why we wholeheartedly believe that we should make the most of all the fun, and excitement (and the excuse to get creative and crafty!) for as long as is […]

How to Decorate a Snowflake-Inspired Cake

How to Decorate a Snowflake-Inspired Cake

So it’s that time of year again. The snow has been falling and you’d rather warm up inside, so there’s no better opportunity to show off your cake decorating skills to all the family! I’ve made hundreds of Christmas cakes of all shapes and sizes, but I wanted to do something a little more contemporary this year. I decided that a frozen blue cake would be my theme. The airbrush is an amazing piece of kit as you can create so many effects with it. I wanted to create a swirling wind type effect with this project, with an all-important sparkle to finish! — Cassie Brown

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How to Make a Bead Embellished Snowflake Cushion

How to Make a Bead Embellished Snowflake Cushion

This is such a fabulous home decor idea for the winter season and a wonderful way to combine some of my favourite crafts. I have embellished a section of fabric with four snowflake designs using seed beads and bugle beads and created a very simple envelope […]

Trimcraft DIY Wonderland Wreath Tutorial [Video]

Trimcraft DIY Wonderland Wreath Tutorial [Video]

Christmas and wreaths go hand-in-hand; they’re the perfect decoration for your front door. Traditionally, they’re made using flowers, leaves, twigs and berries, but these ornaments won’t last forever. So instead, many crafters decide to make reusable wreaths using polystyrene rings! Today we’re bringing you Trimcraft‘s […]

Last-Minute Stocking Filler: 30 Minute Pencil Roll

Last-Minute Stocking Filler: 30 Minute Pencil Roll

This quick and easy pencil roll is a perfect stocking filler for the kids, and is so simple to sew! You could even fill it with double-pointed knitting needles as a special gift for a sock knitter! — Charlotte Newland

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How to Make a Festive Bear Christmas Cake [Mich Turner MBE]

How to Make a Festive Bear Christmas Cake [Mich Turner MBE]

I have been hosting my annual Christmas Masterclasses in London for over 15 years and every year comes the challenge of designing the Christmas Cake for the class to recreate. The Masterclass is a highlight of the year with many of my attendees coming back […]

How to Make Christmas Jar Toppers in 6 Simple Steps

How to Make Christmas Jar Toppers in 6 Simple Steps

These Christmas jar toppers are a great last-minute gift or lovely addition to your festive decor. This is a project that a child would especially enjoy making (with only a little help!). — Julie Peasgood

Quick & Crafty Xmas Gift: Decoupage Candle Holder

Quick & Crafty Xmas Gift: Decoupage Candle Holder

This Christmas gift idea is quick, easy, and very cheap to make — which pretty much ticks all the important boxes! My creative candle holder is great for last-minute decorations or personalised presents. — Wendy Turner Webster

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2 Ways to Use Up Scraps from Christmas Card Kits

2 Ways to Use Up Scraps from Christmas Card Kits

Card kits are great for making up batches of cards, especially at times like Christmas. But at the end, I’m always left with bits I’m not sure what to do with. So today, I’m giving you a little inspiration to use up those last scraps […]

How to Make a Christmas Eve Box [Video]

How to Make a Christmas Eve Box [Video]

Christmas Eve is perhaps the most exciting day in a young child’s life; their anticipation for festivities is at its highest. Nearly all families spend this evening putting out carrots, mince pies and a glass of milk (or beer…) for Santa and his reindeer. But […]

Top Christmas Papercrafting Supplies 2017

Top Christmas Papercrafting Supplies 2017

For many of us, crafting makes Christmas. While we cherish spending time with family, we also treasure creating beautiful things for them. To help you get into the Christmas spirit, we’ve searched through our Papercraft category to find the most festive papercrafting supplies out there. Here are our top 12 picks.

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