Etsy Holiday Gift Guide – Craft Kit Gifts

Etsy Holiday Gift Guide - Top 10 Craft Kits

♪It’s the most wonderful time of the year♪ (almost!) Buying Christmas gifts can be a tricky business. You want to get them something they love, something they might not have seen before, but most of all it has to be special. I love shopping on Etsy as it’s the home of quirky, unique gifts thatRead more

Review – Corner to Corner Crochet by Jess Coppom

Review - Corner to Corner Crochet by Jess Coppom

My favourite craft at the minute has to be crochet. I find it a lot quicker than knitting but it’s also more challenging. There are lots of different stitches to learn, unlike knitting where you’ve only got knit and purl. A crochet technique I keep seeing images online for is corner to corner crochet blankets.Read more

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