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

How to tutorial – Easy Easter Bunny Chocolate Slab

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It’s nearly Easter! This year I want to make my chocolate gifts, so I’ve come up with this really easy recipe for an Easter Bunny Chocolate Slab. You can break it up and give chunks as an Easter present, or eat it all yourself… I won’t judge! Keep reading to find out how to makeRead 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

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 – 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 – 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