DIY – Snowman Christmas Countdown Calendar

Craftyism| Snowman Christmas Countdown Calendar

It seems to me that people have started getting ready for Christmas even earlier this year. I know a few people who have told me that they have already done all of their present shopping and have it wrapped! I am much less organised, and to be honest I enjoy my annual last minute panicRead more

How to – Sewn Envelopes for Gift Tickets

Craftyism - Sewn Gift Envelope for Tickets | Title

I love to give tickets as a gift. Whether it’s a concert, cinema or theatre trip, giving an event to look forward to is a great present! However, they don’t look that impressive and aren’t very exciting to open. Until now! Keep reading to find out how to make sewn envelopes for gift tickets. YouRead more

How to – Easy Christmas Tea Towel Pompom Cushions

How to tutorial - easy Christmas tea towel pompom cushion | title

Christmas is a great time for crafting, but it can be hard to find time to finish a big project. I’ve come up with these super quick and easy Christmas pompom cushions made out of a tea towel! There’s only two lines of sewing and with the invention of pompom makers, it’s quick to makeRead more

How to – Upcycled Envelope Notebook

Craftyism - Upcycled Envelope Notebook | Title

On Twitter there are loads of really fun group chats about all sorts of topics. I take part in #CraftBlogClub every Tuesday at 8pm GMT. Every so often #CraftBlogClub set a fun challenge for us to take part in, this time it’s ‘Upcycling’ So, taking inspiration from the theme, I decided to use up myRead more

How to tutorial – Aromatherapy Bracelet

How to tutorial - Aromatherapy Bracelet | Title

Something that I’ve been interested in for a long time is aromatherapy. It’s amazing how different scents can affect your mood and your thoughts but I find it hard to use them everyday. I decided to tackle this problem with crafts! Using basic jewellery making skills I made a wooden bead bracelet that will soakRead more

How to tutorial – Hanging Kokedama Mobile

How to tutorial - Hanging Kokedama Mobile | Title

I’ve just finished a great book Hanging Kokedama by Coraleigh Parker and have been inspired to make as many Kokedama as I can! (If you don’t know about kokedama, check out my book review) However, I wanted a way to hang them all together that would look as rustic as the plants. That’s when theRead more

How to tutorial – Beginners Peg Loom Weaving

How to tutorial - Beginners Peg Loom | Title

After reading Crochet Loom Blooms by Haafner Linssen I had a hankering to learn some new textile crafts. By chance a friend asked if I’d like a peg loom that she didn’t want any more. To be honest, I had no idea what a peg loom was, or how to use it! But after someRead more

Review – Hanging Kokedama by Coraleigh Parker

Review - Hanging Kokedama by Coraleigh Parker | Title

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

How to tutorial – St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Brooch

How to St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Brooch | Title

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 – Suffragette Friendship Bracelets

How to make - Suffragette Friendship Bracelets | Title

This week we celebrate International Women’s Day. Also, this year marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act was passed in Britain in 1918. From that time, some women over 30 and all men over 21 were given the vote. To mark this, I have made two styles of friendship bracelets in theRead more