Review – The New Color Mixing Companion by Josie Lewis

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One of my new years resolutions is to do more painting and drawing. Playing around with coloured paint is a great way to start! Luckily I’ve been reading The New Color Mixing Companion by Josie Lewis. Keep reading to find out what’s inside and how it’s helped to kick start my creativity. What’s it about?:Read more

Review – Conscious Creativity by Philippa Stanton

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Today I’m reviewing a book I’ve been seeing a lot about; Conscious Creativity by Philippa Stanton. The full title is Conscious Creativity: Look, Connect, Create. I’m excited to check it out and find out how it can help me become more creative! What’s it about?: The author Philippa Stanton best explains what Conscious Creativity isRead 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

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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

Craftyism 1st Birthday Giveaway Celebration! – CLOSED

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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

Review – Folk Art Fusion: Americana by Joy Laforme

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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

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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

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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

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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