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The Only Screen Printing Kit You Need: Screen Sensation Set Up, Use & Fun Facts

The Only Screen Printing Kit You Need: Screen Sensation Set Up, Use & Fun Facts

Originally used by the Chinese around 2000 years ago, screen printing has become popular among artists, crafters and business owners the world over, as a fun way to create beautiful printed designs – and a super simple way to mass-produce them! Presenter and Creative Director […]

Maz Makes… is Back in the UK at Last!

Maz Makes… is Back in the UK at Last!

Our favourite crafter Maz has been enjoying an extended tour of South Africa since the end of October… and we’re so excited to announce that she’s finally back in the UK! Sorry about the weather Maz – but we’re so pleased to have you back! Read […]

The Pitch: Could You Have the Next Big Craft Idea?

The Pitch: Could You Have the Next Big Craft Idea?

“The Pitch” is our global search for the next big thing to hit the crafting industry. Whether you have a fresh and innovative craft product idea, you own a small business start-up, you’re an entrepreneur, or you already have a popular craft brand, we want to hear from you! We’ll begin our worldwide search for the next crafting success story this autumn, launching our first interview stage on Saturday 11th November 2017 at Crafting Live: Peterborough.

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Minimalism: Is It Possible for Crafters? [Infographic]

Minimalism: Is It Possible for Crafters? [Infographic]

Minimalism is defined by simplicity; simplifying life and living minimally. This movement involves reusing the old so you needn’t buy so much of the new. It’s about removing the things that distract us so we can focus more on our personal growth. This way of […]

Sun’s Out… Time to Have a Crafty Party!

Sun’s Out… Time to Have a Crafty Party!

Now that the sun is starting to shine and the days are much longer, it’s time for us to dust off our barbeques and start preparing for those much-loved summer garden parties! Here at Create and Craft HQ, we absolutely love planning a party and […]

8 Ways to Make Your Crafting More Eco-Friendly

8 Ways to Make Your Crafting More Eco-Friendly

The world can be a worrying place. Shockingly, 92% of the world’s population live in an area where air pollution exceeds safe quantities. Instead of destroying the planet, we should be protecting it. There are ways that we can live happily and to our fullest, all the while causing minimal damage to our ecosystem. It’s all about making small changes to improve our carbon footprint. We all know the usual changes we’re suggested to make – conserving water, walking or cycling more, composting and recycling – but how can we make our crafting more eco-friendly? It’s easier than you think; here are 8 simple ways to make a difference.

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Marvel Spider-Man is Coming to C&C!

Marvel Spider-Man is Coming to C&C!

Following the highly successful run of launches of Disney craft collections since June 2016, we have now teamed up with Character World to launch the second range of Marvel branded crafting products on Saturday 15th April 2017!

Screen Sensation is BACK for another launch!

Screen Sensation is BACK for another launch!

Who’s ready for another fantastic Screen Sensation launch?! This time the hit screen printing product is back with even more sleek and stylish screen designs, including the BRAND NEW Screen Sensation Zentangle Inspired Art and Geometric Pattern Screen Collections.    

Get Crafting for St. Patrick’s Day!

Get Crafting for St. Patrick’s Day!

We could go through all of the Irish stereotypes here, but we’re going to give you a break from all of that. Instead, we insist you join in with the festivities in the craftiest way possible! Whether you’ve got Irish blood or you just appreciate our neighbours’ culture, there’s no excuse to not join in. Plus, who doesn’t jump at the chance to craft with a theme?

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Is Crafting the Secret to a Happier Life?

Is Crafting the Secret to a Happier Life?

To celebrate the International Day of Happiness, we want to recognise what really makes us happy. Some of the happiest moments for a lot of us is when we’re crafting. That goes for crafties here and across the world! Crafting is an extremely beneficial hobby and, […]

Craftie Wish List

Craftie Wish List

We’ve been very busy lately, Crafties! As always we’re working hard to bring you fun, exciting and innovative products to our shows and website. We’ve selected some of our top picks launching lately and compiled them into a fun wish list. We hope you love […]

Crafty Beggars: Bundles of 5 at Crafting Live

Crafty Beggars: Bundles of 5 at Crafting Live

You might remember our fun Facebook live with the Crafty Beggars, who got stuck into our Sandown event by raiding the bargain bin! Their crafting challenge was to find 3 kits and find something to craft up. Here are the results of what these upcyling beauties made below, shot in-house by our fabulous Photography team. What would you have made? If you missed the live video, scroll down to catch it all again.

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CRAFTIE CHALLENGE: Mother’s Day

CRAFTIE CHALLENGE: Mother’s Day

Crafties! We’ve launched a special COMPETITION on our blog with plenty of time until Mothering Sunday! All you have to do is make us a Mother’s Day craft item around the theme of a FLORAL BOUQUET. It could be a crafty colouring, a flowery quilt, a […]

New Jewellery Ambassador Sarah Millsop

New Jewellery Ambassador Sarah Millsop

We are proud to announce that Jewellery expert Sarah Millsop has joined us to become a Craft Ambassador! Sarah is joining other crafting experts including the ‘The Crafty Beggars’ Wendy Turner-Webster and Julie Peasgood, Mich Turner MBE,  Cassie Brown and Sarah Hurley. Join us in welcoming her […]

Why You Should Be Flying Club Class

Why You Should Be Flying Club Class

There has never been a better time to join our Members Club! If you’re not already flying Club Class with Create and Craft then now is the best time to join! We have an entire week dedicated to getting our Club members the best offers. This is a 7 day event which will begin at 08:00 on Monday 6th February and run through to 23.59 on Sunday 12th February. PLUS we have loads of competitions running on both our TV channel and social media pages! Shop in our exclusive Club Class Members’ Event and take advantage of double, treble and quadruple discounts. Keep reading to see our top reasons for joining.

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