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Upcycled Furniture Tutorial: Maz Makes… Something For The Corner!

Upcycled Furniture Tutorial: Maz Makes… Something For The Corner!

The lovely Maz is back with another fantastic upcycling project! This month, Maz shows exactly how you can breathe new life into an outdated piece of furniture with a fresh lick of paint and some clever fabric choices. With so many creative options available these […]

Summer Seashell Crafting – What To Do With Your Beach Treasures

Summer Seashell Crafting – What To Do With Your Beach Treasures

Forget about getting beach body ready… are you beach crafting ready?! With summer fast-approaching, now’s the perfect time to go hunting for beach treasures that you can incorporate into your crafting, to give your projects a colourful summer vibe! We tasked the lovely Julie Peasgood […]

How To Upcycle Anything: Free-Wheeling Flowers By Wendy Turner Webster

How To Upcycle Anything: Free-Wheeling Flowers By Wendy Turner Webster

What is upcycling? In short, it’s an enjoyable and cost-effective way to turn something old and unloved into something fresh-faced and fabulous. And the lovely Wendy Turner-Webster knows all about that! This week she’s been unleashing her Crafty Beggars‘ creativity once again to create eye-catching art out of unwanted junk… and she’s enlisted the help of a gorgeous four-legged friend! Read on to discover exactly how Wendy breathed new life into an abandoned hubcap, and dive into our upcycling ideas for beginners.

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Maz Makes… Gets Stuck In The Mud!

Maz Makes… Gets Stuck In The Mud!

Ever find yourself stuck in a creative rut? After the greyest start to spring ever, the ever-lovely Maz found herself struggling to find the inspiration and motivation needed to get crafting. It should be the perfect time of year for us to start thinking about […]

Jam Jar Crafts: 10 Crafty Ideas For Jazzing Up Old Jam Jars!

Jam Jar Crafts: 10 Crafty Ideas For Jazzing Up Old Jam Jars!

Wendy Turner Webster, of the Crafty Beggars, is renowned for her ability to reuse and upcycle old items found in the home. With the motto ‘Don’t bin it!’, she transforms old pieces of furniture, packaging, and accessories into something beautiful. So we gave Wendy a challenge… we asked […]

10 Things You Can Do With Mod Podge [+ Our Top Tips For Mod Podge Success!]

10 Things You Can Do With Mod Podge [+ Our Top Tips For Mod Podge Success!]

What’s so special about Mod Modge? If you’re asking that question, you’re probably relatively new to the fabulous world of Podge! So get comfy and stick the kettle on, because you’re about to discover a whole host of incredible uses for that bottle of Mod Podge gathering dust at the back of your craft cupboard! (And if you don’t have any in your craft cupboard, you’re about to discover why that needs rectifying, ASAP!)

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Maz Makes… Eggshell Crafts With a Twist!

Maz Makes… Eggshell Crafts With a Twist!

Looking for quirky Easter egg crafting ideas that are a little different, this Easter? Then you’ll just love Maz’s latest crafty contribution! Taking a slight detour from the traditional Easter eggshell journey, Maz has created a stunning mosaic effect photo frame with an eggstraordinary twist! […]

Maz Makes… Falls in Love With Mackenzie Childs!

Maz Makes… Falls in Love With Mackenzie Childs!

We have big news this week! Crafters, Maz has fallen in love! But it’s not quite what you think… Read on to discover exactly what has captivated Maz, and the exciting new upcycling project she’s started as a result!

Wendy Turner Webster’s Stunning Spring Planter: The Perfect Way To Give Flowers This Mother’s Day!

Wendy Turner Webster’s Stunning Spring Planter: The Perfect Way To Give Flowers This Mother’s Day!

Despite the recent return of incredibly wintry weather, spring is – believe it or not – definitely still on its way! And with it, our gardens will soon be springing back into action… which is why Wendy Turner Webster’s Mother’s Day project couldn’t be more perfectly timed!

Fancy creating a beautifully embellished planter for the lady in your life who just loves pottering and potting? Over to Wendy Turner Webster, who shares just why her mother is so special, and how she created something spectacular for her using a household container, and some crafty know-how!

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Reflections on Love: Wendy Turner Webster’s Heart Motif Mirror Frame

Reflections on Love: Wendy Turner Webster’s Heart Motif Mirror Frame

Crafty Beggars’ Wendy Turner Webster loves a mirror as much as the next girl – and she loves upcycling too! Check out how she transforms an old wooden mirror frame into a dazzling heart-themed masterpiece… what an easy home decor hack! Over to Wendy, to […]

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 […]

Crafty Beggar Wendy Makes…

Crafty Beggar Wendy Makes…

Who doesn’t love a good upcycling session? Hold onto your junk because Wendy (one half of the Crafty Beggars) is here to show you how to turn your old household scraps into unexpected treasures! These quirky and unique pieces are perfect for personalised gifting or ideal for revamping your home if you’re in a pinch. So get ready to craft with Wendy’s top tips!

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Crafty Beggars Join Create and Craft!

Crafty Beggars Join Create and Craft!

This summer we are proud to announce the newest members of our Create and Craft family: TV gems, the Crafty Beggars! Together Julie Peasgood and Wendy Turner Webster are the craft loving, enthusiastic and fun duo taking the nation by storm with their hit TV […]

Upcycle with Decopatch

Upcycle with Decopatch

Create brand new beautiful pieces from all your old stuff with just some gorgeous papers and a dab of glue! Introducing Decopatch, the upcycling craft which will transform your world.

Upstyle Your Furniture

Upstyle Your Furniture

Have a spot in your home that needs something fresh? It’s easier than you might think to put a new twist on an old piece of furniture. This seaside-esque chest of drawers is simple to create but gives a stunning finish to revamp a room with minimal cost or effort. Read on to find out some tips and tricks for up-cycling perfection…

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