Arts and crafts

Mother's Day: Make, Bake and Buy

With Mother's Day fast approaching, we've got a few ideas to get you maximum brownie points! Treat your Mum this Mother's Day: Make, Bake and Buy:

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We love the crafty Merit badges lovely blogger Fritha made from the March issue of Mollie Makes - not only are they bang on trend, they're also super easy to make! All you need is a pencil, some 12 x 12" canvas fabric, an embroidery hoop, an embroidery needle and thread and you're ready to go! Read More

3 Christmas Crafts You Can Make from Magazines!

We all love a glossy magazine (some of us even collect them), but what do we do with them afterwards?  Here are 3 Christmas crafts you can make from magazines - we all have some lying around...!
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3 Cool Creatures to Craft Using Conkers

Love getting crafty with the kids? Child friendly DIYs can be hard to come by, but with a pinch of inspiration and a little help from Pinterest, you can make cool crafts for kids out of just about anything! We're focusing on Autumn craft using conkers - perfect for rainy weekends, or to stave off half term boredom! icreative conker snails Read More

Are adult colouring books really causing a worldwide pencil shortage?

We investigate recent claims that adult colouring books are putting pressure on pencil manufacturers and uncover people’s favourite scribbling tools.

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Our top 10 Etsy shops

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London Craft Week is currently in full swing. Only in its second year, the event showcases exceptional craftsmanship from around the world via a programme of over 130 events across the capital. The line-up this year includes hidden workshops and exhibitions by both unknown makers and famous masters.

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The monochrome photographer

Kerry from Missy Vintage reflects on her second year at university and how Black and White Photography magazine has helped her research...

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Love Sewing magazine review

Vicky Myers from Vicky Myers Creations tells us how Love Sewing magazine has helped revive her passion for sewing...

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Five things I learnt from reading photography magazines

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Food and lifestyle blogger Alison Maclean from Dragons and Fairy Dust tells us how reading Digital Photographer has given her a new enthusiasm for photography...
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Papercutting with Mollie Makes magazine

Beauty blogger Laura Swain from Beauty Best Friend tell us how she learned a new artistic skill - and made a unique gift  - with the latest issue of Mollie Makes magazine.

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What's in my sewing kit?

Arts and crafts blogger Anna Simmonds from Crafting Fingers tells us why flicking through Love Sewing magazine is the most satisfying way to learn a craft...

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