Craftyism 1st Birthday Giveaway Celebration!

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

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

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

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

Review – Easy Pumpkin Carving by Colleen Dorsey

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Now that it’s autumn the shops are filling up with piles of pumpkins. I’ve been reading Easy Pumpkin Carving by Colleen Dorsey to help me make my Halloween decorations extra special! What’s it about?: Easy Pumpkin Carving starts by explaining the different types of pumpkin and how different designs are suited to these types. ThereRead more

Review – Creative Marker Art and Beyond by Lee Foster-Wilson

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Everyone has a pack of coloured felt-tip pens hanging about at home, but what can they be used for apart from colouring in? Well, I’m reviewing a book that is going to show us, Creative Marker Art and Beyond by Lee Foster-Wilson. Keep reading for some felt-tip tips! What’s it about?: To quote the blurbRead more