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

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 areย 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 – Modern Watercolor by Kristin Van Leuven

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If you are a fan of the beautiful watercolour illustrations that pop-up all over Instagram and Etsy, then you need to read Modern Watercolor by Kristin Van Leuven. What’s it about? It’s a beginners introduction into all things watercolour. From the different paint and brush options, to paper types and application methods, Modern Watercolor hasRead more