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 […]
You may have seen the teasers, you may have heard the rumours… MAKER REWARDS IS COMING! Our brand new loyalty scheme (designed for everyone) kicks off Monday 26th February with a week-long event to boot! AND even better, we’ve got a launch party you won’t want […]
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 on to discover what she’s learnt from her travels, and how a whole new approach to crafting will transform her 2018!
“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 […]
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 […]
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 getting crafty at the same time; that’s why we’ve dedicated a whole blog post to garden party crafts.
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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, […]
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 them as much as we do – we’re completely biased of course! Drop us a comment or catch up with us on our Social pages to let us know what you think of our wish list.
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 […]
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 […]
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 by following her brand new Facebook page.