How to tutorial – St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Brooch

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St. Patrick’s day is coming up which makes me think of my Granny. She was Irish and would always wear a big bunch of shamrock on her coat on St. Patrick’s day. The little version of me always wondered why she was wearing a bunch of parsley! Now I know better and not being ableRead more

How to tutorial – Suffragette Friendship Bracelets

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This week we celebrate International Women’s Day. Also, this year marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act was passed in Britain in 1918. From that time, some women over 30 and all men over 21 were given the vote. To mark this, I have made two styles of friendship bracelets in theRead more

How to tutorial – Beginners Cross Stitching

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Cross stitch is a great craft for people who enjoy patterns and puzzles. Creating uniform stitches and completing each block of colour on the pattern is very mindful. You can switch off as you watch the tiny crosses become a larger image and it’s a great sense of achievement to finish a big project. IRead 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

How to tutorial – Pancake Day Necklace

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I love pancakes! With pancake day coming up next week I want to show everybody just how much I love pancakes. If you do too, why not make some pancake day craft and create your own pancake fan girl necklace. You will need: White Shrink Plastic sheets Coloured pens Scissors Single hole punch Necklace JumpRead more

5 Top Tips: How I became an organised crafter

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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

Review – Scratch & Create: Enchanted Forest by Kailey Whitman

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Colouring books are so 2017. Now it’s all about scratch art! Keep reading to find out about this new craze as I review Scratch & Create: Enchanted Forest by Kailey Whitman. What’s it about?: Included in Scratch & Create: Enchanted Forest is a book of 20 original art postcards and a plastic stylus. Each postcard isRead more

#CraftBlogClub Secret Santa 2017

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About #CraftBlogClub Every Tuesday evening I head over to Twitter to join the @CraftBlogClub weekly twitter chat. Craft Blog Club is a place for anyone who is crafty, not just those who run a craft blog or have a craft business. Using the hashtag #CraftBlogClub the hosts introduce a range of discussion topics that weRead more

How to tutorial – Easy Yearly Journal

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Do you like the idea of journaling but are too lazy/lacking in will power to write it up everyday? Me too! For the past few years I’ve made myself a really easy journal that takes seconds to fill each day. It’s based on this Instructables tutorial by Faitmain-Faitcoeur. This journal doesn’t require any writing or deepRead more