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How to Make a New Year Card: Celebrate The Year To Come!

How to Make a New Year Card: Celebrate The Year To Come!

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 […]

Family Tree Picture: Create A Gorgeous Papercraft Wall Hanging

Family Tree Picture: Create A Gorgeous Papercraft Wall Hanging

What better way to celebrate the family, than with a gorgeous wall hanging, featuring an impressive tree as the focal point, embellished with the names of your loved ones! A bespoke family tree picture makes for a fantastic way to enhance your own home decor, […]

Nautical But Nice: Float Someone’s Boat with this Pretty Sail Boat Card

Nautical But Nice: Float Someone’s Boat with this Pretty Sail Boat Card

Time to spread nautical vibes, with a sea-themed card project! Fresh waves and blue skies adorn Helen’s Kirkham’s Pretty Sail Boat Card, ensuring this design is sure to float someone’s boat! Featuring choppy waves, a lush blue sky with floating fluffy clouds and an adorable sail boat, this sea-themed greetings card will put a smile on anyone’s face; discover exactly how to create your own, following Helen’s step-by-step project below.

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Jennifer McGuire Shares Her Top Tips For Achieving Incredible Results With Your Memory Box Layering Dies

Jennifer McGuire Shares Her Top Tips For Achieving Incredible Results With Your Memory Box Layering Dies

Brand new from Memory Box comes an incredible collection of layering dies! This exciting new concept allows you to layer up the dies to create stunning patterns and intricate designs with ease – and the very talented Jennifer McGuire has been sharing exactly how she […]

DIY Wedding Invitations: Handmade Save the Date Cards Your Guests Will Love

DIY Wedding Invitations: Handmade Save the Date Cards Your Guests Will Love

If you’re planning to tie the knot, you’re probably super excited (and possibly stressed!) about the many opportunities to get creative and crafty that planning a wedding includes.  Every aspect of your day  – be it the jewellery you wear, the gifts you give your […]

Inspired by Nature: Sara Naumann’s Garden Birthday Card

Inspired by Nature: Sara Naumann’s Garden Birthday Card

If you’re a fan of the Couture paper-piecing designs, you’ll love this new collection inspired by nature. Perfect for crafting for green-fingered garden enthusiasts, this pretty die collection enables you to build upon basic garden-themed backgrounds with pretty embellishments and eye-catching details. Create bespoke designs that are bursting with life, with ease!

Begin with a base—here, we’re using the Shed Edger combination—then choose coordinating embellishments to add colour and style… and create your own bespoke garden house!

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Stained Glass Easter Egg – Create a Stunning Easter Card That’s Bursting With Colour!

Stained Glass Easter Egg – Create a Stunning Easter Card That’s Bursting With Colour!

Looking for an easy way to add colour and fun to your Easter cards this year? This gorgeous stained glass Easter egg card is just the ticket! Featuring a fun faux stained glass effect, it’s easy to create… and gorgeous to look at, too! Check […]

WOW Her This Mother’s Day With Sara Naumann’s Show-Stopping Card!

WOW Her This Mother’s Day With Sara Naumann’s Show-Stopping Card!

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. […]

A Seasonal Sensation: Helen Kirkham’s Easel Calendar

A Seasonal Sensation: Helen Kirkham’s Easel Calendar

Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter… crafting can be such a seasonal affair, that sometimes our projects barely last a week before they’re out-of-date. Well… not this time! Helen Kirkham’s fantastic easel calendar will not only last the whole year through – but it’ll stay in season for a whole year too, thanks to a clever little trick that allows you to swap your seasonal embellishments in an instant! Read on to discover exactly how she created this fantastic piece, and how you can make one too!

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Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

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.