Review – Pebeo Fantasy Moon Discovery Set

Review Pebeo Fantasy Moon Title

If you’re interested in the Pebeo Fantasy Moon Paints, keep reading for my first impression review. Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in a crafty rut, using the same products to do the same crafts over and over again. I decided to mix things up a bit and try out the Pebeo Fantasy Moon paints. Best ofRead more

How-to Tutorial – Moss Ball Turtle

How-to Tutorial Moss Ball Turtle

Bring the outside in with this tutorial on how to make a Moss Ball Turtle. I love Pinterest and on my Outside In board I pinned this image of a ceramic moss ball planter in the shape of a rabbit. I think moss balls look great as house plants, but I thought the rounded shape would betterRead more

How-to Tutorial – Garden Gemstone Suncatcher

Hello summer! Here I will show you how to brighten up your garden with a Gemstone Suncatcher. The sun has finally come out and that means a chance to sit out in the garden! This year I have been enjoying growing some vegetables, which is great but it’s all a bit too green. So in anRead more

Review – Crochet Therapy by Betsan Corkhill

Review Crochet Therapy by Betsan Corkhill

I’ve just bought a unique book called Crochet Therapy by Betsan Corkhill which I’m going to review for you. Now I would say when it comes to crochet, I’m an adventurous beginner. I have a lot of enthusiasm but not much of a clue as to what I’m doing! Most of my family and friends areRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#5 – Golden Snitch Cuddle Pillow

Golden Snitch Cuddle Pillow

When you are re-reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, you’re going to need something to rest your head on. How about making this Golden Snitch Cuddle Pillow? Lean back on its plump golden body and wrap its squishy wings around your shoulders! You will need: Gold fabric White fabric Temporary fabric pen Pins ToyRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#2 – Wand Pencil

Harry Potter Wand Pencil

Now I have to admit, this isn’t my idea. I have seen this technique used to turn sticks into wands as party favours on Pinterest and I thought it was amazing! I don’t remember seeing it done as a pencil though and I thought it would go great with the Monster Book of Monsters NotebookRead more

Harry Potter Week Tutorial#1 – Monster Book of Monsters Notebook

Monster book of Monsters

This week I am feeling very excited as there is a special anniversary happening. Today it is 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published by J.K.Rowling (no that doesn’t make me feel old at all!) So to mark this special event, I have planned a week of celebratory Harry Potter themed craftsRead more

How-to Tutorial – Framed Earring Hanger

Framed Earring Hanger

In this tutorial I will show you how to make a framed earring hanger, to display and tidy all of your earrings. The idea for this tutorial came from reading ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying’ by Marie Kondo. After getting through a couple of chapters, I was energised to start de-cluttering all of my stuff, which asRead more

How-to Sewing Tutorial – Tea Towel Shopping Bag

Tea towel shoping bag

In this tutorial I will show you how to sew an easy shopping bag made from just one tea towel. I love looking around charity shops and strange little junk shops and often you can find loads of interesting textiles. I have gathered myself quite the collection of souvenir scarves and handkerchiefs! When I lookRead more

Craftyism’s First Post

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Hi there! Welcome to the first post on Craftyism, a blog for all things crafty and creative. I hope to use this space to meet kindred spirits who love making, buying and reading about everything homemade. As well as posting how-to tutorials, I will be reviewing craft books, magazines, supplies and kits to help you decide if they’re worthRead more