Review – Perfectly Mindful Origami by Mark Bolitho

Craft Book Review - Perfectly Mindful Origami by Mark Bolitho | Title

It’s time for another book review. This time is a book that combines mindfulness and origami, two of my favourite things! Perfectly Mindful Origami by Mark Bolitho teaches us how to make beautiful models of zodiac signs with a mindful twist. So if you think that sounds good, keep reading to find out more! What’sRead more

How to – Upcycled Envelope Notebook

Craftyism - Upcycled Envelope Notebook | Title

On Twitter there are loads of really fun group chats about all sorts of topics. I take part in #CraftBlogClub every Tuesday at 8pm GMT. Every so often #CraftBlogClub set a fun challenge for us to take part in, this time it’s ‘Upcycling’ So, taking inspiration from the theme, I decided to use up myRead more

Craftyism 1st Birthday Giveaway Celebration! – CLOSED

Craftyism 1st Birthday Giveaway Competition

Can you believe it’s been 1 year since Craftyism’s first post? I certainly can’t! Over the last 12 months I’ve really enjoyed coming up with crafty DIY projects to share with you all. It’s given me a great excuse to use my imagination, my creative skills and has made a (small) dent in my craftRead more

How to tutorial – Aromatherapy Bracelet

How to tutorial - Aromatherapy Bracelet | Title

Something that I’ve been interested in for a long time is aromatherapy. It’s amazing how different scents can affect your mood and your thoughts but I find it hard to use them everyday. I decided to tackle this problem with crafts! Using basic jewellery making skills I made a wooden bead bracelet that will soakRead more

How to tutorial – Hanging Kokedama Mobile

How to tutorial - Hanging Kokedama Mobile | Title

I’ve just finished a great book Hanging Kokedama by Coraleigh Parker and have been inspired to make as many Kokedama as I can! (If you don’t know about kokedama, check out my book review) However, I wanted a way to hang them all together that would look as rustic as the plants. That’s when theRead more

Review – Folk Art Fusion: Americana by Joy Laforme

Review - Folk Art Fusion: Americana by Joy Laforme | Title

Sometimes you want to paint but you’re not sure what to paint. I know this is a problem I have sometimes, which is why I am excited to review Folk Art Fusion: Americana by Joy Laforme. If you’re a fan of American Folk Art or painting, then keep reading to find out why you needRead more

How to tutorial – Beginners Peg Loom Weaving

How to tutorial - Beginners Peg Loom | Title

After reading Crochet Loom Blooms by Haafner Linssen I had a hankering to learn some new textile crafts. By chance a friend asked if I’d like a peg loom that she didn’t want any more. To be honest, I had no idea what a peg loom was, or how to use it! But after someRead more

Review – Hanging Kokedama by Coraleigh Parker

Review - Hanging Kokedama by Coraleigh Parker | Title

Kokedama are plants, surrounded by moss and tied so they can be displayed hanging. Houseplants are a big trend right now with apparently, 37% of millennials growing plants and herbs indoors. I’ve even got my own houseplant pet, a Moss Ball Turtle! But I love kokedama because not only are they living house plants, theyRead more

Review – Crochet Loom Blooms by Haafner Linssen

Review - Crochet Loom Blooms by Haafner Linssen | Title

Have you heard of flower looms? I hadn’t until I read Crochet Loom Blooms by Haafner Linssen and now I’m hooked! If you’re looking for a new yarn craft or you’re bored with basic crochet, you need to have a look at this book. Keep reading to find out why! What’s it about?: Crochet LoomRead more

How to tutorial – Easy Easter Bunny Chocolate Slab

How to - Easter Bunny Chocolate Slab | Title

It’s nearly Easter! This year I want to make my chocolate gifts, so I’ve come up with this really easy recipe for an Easter Bunny Chocolate Slab. You can break it up and give chunks as an Easter present, or eat it all yourself… I won’t judge! Keep reading to find out how to makeRead more