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Tag: Home Decor

Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

Mod Podge Uses: Advice From Our Expert!

This month, we asked our resident crafter, Maz, to share her top tips and expert advice on all things Mod Podge! If you’ve seen Maz’s previous crafty endeavors on the Create and Craft blog, you’ll already be well aware that the lovely Maz is a […]

Mod Podge Photo Transfer: How To Transfer Your Images onto Wood!

Mod Podge Photo Transfer: How To Transfer Your Images onto Wood!

What is Mod Podge? Short answer: one of the most fantastic crafting investments you will ever make! This fantastic little pot of paste has become an iconic craft supply, and not without good reason – there are so many projects you can create using Mod […]

Maz Makes… Nursery Bunting!

Maz Makes… Nursery Bunting!

This month, the lovely Maz has been working on a very special project… if you read last month’s entry, you’ll remember that the pitter patter of tiny of feet was imminent, and Maz was soon to have another grandchild – well this month, she takes us through the gorgeous bunting she created to bring a kaleidoscope of colour to the little one’s nursery! Designed to coordinate withe the existing nursery theme, Maz explains how she selected colours, fabrics and motifs, then shows you exactly how to put fabric bunting together! Check out her post below, and discover colourful inspiration for your next sewing project!

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Father’s Day Crafting: A handmade Gift for Him

Father’s Day Crafting: A handmade Gift for Him

This month, we tasked the lovely Julie Peasgood of the Crafty Beggars to create a handmade gift just perfect for Father’s Day. Julie loves making something from nothing (or in this case, from very little!) and is renowned for her talent in thinking outside the […]

Brand New To Create and Craft: DaliART!

Brand New To Create and Craft: DaliART!

Introducing Dali Graham, the owner of DaliART! As an enthusiastic, tenacious, and passionate crafter herself, Dali has created a fantastic brand for all levels of crafters – a brand that we are very excited to announce has now arrived at Create and Craft HQ! Read […]

Ignite the Spark: Siobhan Ferguson’s Illuminated Glass Jar

Ignite the Spark: Siobhan Ferguson’s Illuminated Glass Jar

Something exciting’s coming your way… it’s time to ignite the spark! The days are getting longer, the evenings are getting brighter, and the ultimate illuminating event is almost here! That’s right… it’s Create and Craft’s 15th birthday, and we’re about to get the party started! To get you in the mood for the big celebration, we’ve put together a fantastic collection of illuminating projects, aglow with creativity! Here’s a sneak peek at just one of the luminous ideas you can try your hand at – Siobhan Ferguson’s Glowing Glass Jar!

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Maz Makes… Designer-Inspired Decorated Eggs!

Maz Makes… Designer-Inspired Decorated Eggs!

Did you read Maz’s last post, all about her Mackenzie-Childs upcycling exploits? Well the lovely Maz is well and truly smitten with this stylish decor theme – so much so that she’s created a beautiful decorated egg project that you too are bound to fall […]

Lighthearted Love Tokens – A Crafty Beggars’ How-To

Lighthearted Love Tokens – A Crafty Beggars’ How-To

Home decor projects are soaring in popularity right now – and it’s no wonder, when making such beautifully impressive projects – like these incredible hanging hearts – can be so easy! Three-dimensional base shapes such as hearts, plaques, baubles, trinket boxes and more are available […]

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

Show your home a little love with this bee-autiful hanging heart decoration. Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, this stunning heart by Trimcraft‘s Kathy Hodson is the perfect project to show your home a little love in the new year. All you need is a wooden hanging heart, floral dies, adhesives, and the Dovecraft Bee Happy Papercraft Collection.

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The Ultimate Guide to Crafty Night Lights

The Ultimate Guide to Crafty Night Lights

Night lights can be used in a variety of ways. From a comforting tinge of brightness in a child’s bedroom to a soothing ambience in the garden during a warm summer’s night, there isn’t really a bad time to bring them out! Although there are […]

Seashell Chic: How to Transform Your Keepsakes

Seashell Chic: How to Transform Your Keepsakes

“We all do it, don’t we? Every time, we come home from the beach with a pocket full of shells, sea glass, sand, and lots more! I don’t think we can help but be drawn to the sandy beach and feel compelled to pick up […]

Wendy Turner Webster’s Beach Cleanup + Poem

Wendy Turner Webster’s Beach Cleanup + Poem

As a ‘Crafty Beggar’ I’m up for recycling anything, but it’s not often I resort to using dirty rubbish in an effort to produce a work of art! The idea for this seahorse canvas came to me when I was walking along the beach with my pal Jane at Watergate Bay in Cornwall.

This article was written by Crafty Beggar, Wendy Turner Webster.

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Keeping Family in the Frame [Julie Peasgood]

Keeping Family in the Frame [Julie Peasgood]

I made this memory board from an ADORNit kit that I ordered from Create & Craft in the US, and I am so pleased that the ADORNit family are bringing more of their products to Create & Craft UK too! There are so many shadowbox […]

Crafty Beggar Wendy Turner Webster’s Pompoms

Crafty Beggar Wendy Turner Webster’s Pompoms

I was a ‘Pompom Virgin’ until we were asked to do a whole show on them for Create and Craft. Although, I’d seen a lot of them on our first TV series of Crafty Beggars when some of our contestants worked through the night to […]

Crafty Beggar Julie Peasgood’s Pompom Party

Crafty Beggar Julie Peasgood’s Pompom Party

Having realised that pompoms are all-year-round items (not just good for gracing hats and scarves in winter) I went to town with them for one of our recent shows. They are satisfyingly easy to make, especially if you use the pompom makers that Create & Craft sell. They’re far better than the cardboard variety – the only ones we had as kids!

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