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

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

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

Review – Fables & Fairy Tales to Cross Stitch by Veronique Enginger

Review - Fables & Fairy Tales to Cross Stitch by Veronique Enginger | Cover

I am so excited to review Fables & Fairy Tales to Cross Stitch by Veronique Enginger because it’s probably the most beautiful craft book I’ve ever seen! If you love to cross stitch (and if you don’t you can learn how to cross stitch here) you need this book in your life. Read on toRead more

Review – Creative Flow by Jocelyn De Kwant

Review Creative Flow by Jocelyn De Kwant

If you’ve read any of the other reviews on Craftyism, you’ll know how much I enjoy a crafty mindfulness book! That’s why I’m excited to be reviewing Creative Flow: A Year in my Mindful Life by Jocelyn De Kwant. What’s it about?: Creative Flow is a workbook of 365 small creative or meditative exercises. TheseRead more

5 Top Tips: How I became an organised crafter

5 Top Ttips: How I became an organised crafter | title

Crafting is a great hobby. It helps you relax, unleashes creativity and means you’re never stuck for a personalised present. However, there is one downside to crafting – all the stuff you have to have! Here are my 5 top tips on how I became a more organised crafter, and how you can too: Tip No.1Read more

Review – Origami Dragons by Tom Stamm

Review - Origami Dragons by Tom Stamm

Do you like origami? Do you like dragons? Well I have found the perfect book for you! Origami Dragons by Tom Stamm. What’s it about?: This little book is less than 40 pages long but it contains 6 different origami dragons. They are all designed by Tom Stamm and JC Nolan who also designed theRead more