Author: Lisa at Create and Craft

Painted Plant Pot Inspiration – What a Watermelon!

Painted Plant Pot Inspiration – What a Watermelon!

With fine weather comes to the urge to get out into the garden and start trimming, pruning, and planting…. but at Create and Craft, we think it’s a fantastic opportunity to get crafting for the great outdoors! If you’ll be planting up new pots this […]

How to Crochet Succulents: Free Crochet Pattern!

How to Crochet Succulents: Free Crochet Pattern!

Succulents are everywhere right now – but for those of us who struggle to keep real greenery alive, there’s a super trendy, super crafty alternative… crochet succulents! This fantastic little project from the fabulous Charlie Mumford provides the perfect combination of decorative greenery, and that […]

How to Make an Easter Wreath [+ Tutorial Video!]

How to Make an Easter Wreath [+ Tutorial Video!]

This gorgeous burlap Easter wreath is the perfect way to add style to your doorstep this spring! It’s a fantastic Easter crafting project for kids and adults alike – let your creativity take over and imagine all the bespoke flourishes you could add to your own Easter wreath!

(more…)

Scrapbook Stamping: How To Create Stunning Page Layouts With Stamps

Scrapbook Stamping: How To Create Stunning Page Layouts With Stamps

Looking for some fresh ideas on how to add eye-catching interest to your scrapbook pages? Scrapbook stamping is a fantastic way to add titles, sentiments, outlines, colours and more to your layouts with ease! The beauty of stamping is that anyone can get to grips […]

Artist Trading Coins: The Latest Crafting Craze

Artist Trading Coins: The Latest Crafting Craze

Have you heard of artist trading cards? These miniature pieces of art are created and traded around the world! First introduced by Swiss artist, Stirnemann, in 1997, the idea of crafting bespoke cards and trading them with other creatives has since taken off in a […]

Debbie Shore’s Beautiful Heart Bunting Tutorial

Debbie Shore’s Beautiful Heart Bunting Tutorial

Looking for a quick and easy sewing project that will add instant charm to any room of the home? This timeless heart bunting provides the perfect way to add gorgeous rustic home decor to bedrooms, kitchen dressers, garden parties and more. Whilst the pretty heart motifs make it perfect for Valentine’s Day, it’s versatile enough to be used throughout the year! You could personalise it with initials, or keep it simple with eye-catching hearts on burlap bunting pennants.

(more…)

Paper Succulent Art: Free Templates Included!

Paper Succulent Art: Free Templates Included!

If you’re a fan of the super succulents trend that’s sweeping the nation, then you’ll love this latest papercraft project from the talented Carla Bagshaw. Including all the paper succulent templates you’ll need to create this stunning piece of wall art, this is the perfect project […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Heart Wreath Tutorial

Debbie Shore’s DIY Heart Wreath Tutorial

Looking for something cute and quirky to add to your bedroom, conservatory or summer house? This beautiful DIY heart wreath is the perfect project for sewing enthusiasts to get stuck into! Not only will it add instant shabby chic charm to any room of the home, […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Sewing Storage Project

Debbie Shore’s DIY Sewing Storage Project

Create this handy sewing storage solution with a little help from the fabulous Debbie Shore, and keep your sewing table tidy, no matter what you’re working on! This crafty little sewing storage easel is a must-have for sewing enthusiasts everywhere. Not only is it a fantastic sewing project to get stuck into, but you’ll absolutely love using it once its finished to! Stand it on your sewing table when you start working on your next sewing project, and fold it away when you’ve finished. What’s not to love?

(more…)

Make Your Own Screen Printing Screens: Introducing MYOS From Screen Sensation!

Make Your Own Screen Printing Screens: Introducing MYOS From Screen Sensation!

Whether you’ve joined the home screen printing revolution or not, things are about to get a whole lot more awesome for crafters everywhere… Screen Sensations’ Make Your Own Screen Machine is here! Those of you who already have a screen printing kit at home will […]

How to Make a Dreamcatcher: Your Step-by-Step Guide

How to Make a Dreamcatcher: Your Step-by-Step Guide

In Native American culture, dream catchers were believed to catch and trap bad dreams, whilst allowing good dream to pass through the spider-web design, and drift into the heads of the children that lie sleeping below them. Nowadays, dreamcatchers come in many shapes and sizes, […]

Debbie Shore’s Vintage Apron Pattern

Debbie Shore’s Vintage Apron Pattern

Create your own beautiful vintage apron using this fantastic step-by-step sewing tutorial from Debbie Shore! Not only would this classic apron design brighten up every moment you spent in your own kitchen – but it would make a fantastic personalised gift for the baking fanatic in your life, too! Not only would this classic apron design brighten up every moment you spent in your own kitchen – but it would make a fantastic personalised gift for the baking fanatic in your life, too! Customize by using fabrics in their favourite colors and prints, or adding bespoke embellishments. Find out exactly how to make a vintage apron that radiates style, by following Debbie Shore’s step-by-step instructions below, and watching the full tutorial video!

(more…)