DIY – Snowman Christmas Countdown Calendar

Craftyism| Snowman Christmas Countdown Calendar

It seems to me that people have started getting ready for Christmas even earlier this year. I know a few people who have told me that they have already done all of their present shopping and have it wrapped! I am much less organised, and to be honest I enjoy my annual last minute panicRead more

How to – Sewn Envelopes for Gift Tickets

Craftyism - Sewn Gift Envelope for Tickets | Title

I love to give tickets as a gift. Whether it’s a concert, cinema or theatre trip, giving an event to look forward to is a great present! However, they don’t look that impressive and aren’t very exciting to open. Until now! Keep reading to find out how to make sewn envelopes for gift tickets. YouRead more

How to – Miniature Handbag

Craftyism - How to-Miniature Handbag | Title

I was reading about a new trend that was seen at Paris fashion week that’s absolutely ridiculous – the teeny, tiny, miniature handbag! At first the bags were sent out as the invitation to the show – a great idea! But now the company is making them to sell. You could invest in a JacquemusRead more

Crafting for a Cause – Knitting & Crochet

Craftyism - Charity Crafting: Knitting & Crochet | Title

Sometimes, you want to knit or crochet something, but you don’t have a project in mind. Or, you’ve got a whole stash of wools that you’ve promised not to add to until you’ve used some up. How about putting your talents and supplies to good use by crafting for charity? I’ve gathered up a listRead more

How to – Rocky Road Snowballs

Craftyism How to - Christmas Rocky Road Snowballs | Title

One of the things I look forward to most at Christmas is the food! In my house our favourite is these Rocky Road Snowballs. They’re filled with festive cranberries, shortbread and marshmallows. I like mine covered in coconut, but if you don’t like coconut, just leave it off! You will need: 75g Dried cranberries 50mlRead more

How to – Easy Christmas Tea Towel Pompom Cushions

How to tutorial - easy Christmas tea towel pompom cushion | title

Christmas is a great time for crafting, but it can be hard to find time to finish a big project. I’ve come up with these super quick and easy Christmas pompom cushions made out of a tea towel! There’s only two lines of sewing and with the invention of pompom makers, it’s quick to makeRead 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

How to tutorial – Aromatherapy Bracelet

DIY 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