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 – Easy Christmas Tea Towel Pompom Cushions

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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

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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 – 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

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

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