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World Earth Day Craft Ideas: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

World Earth Day Craft Ideas: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

We all know how important it is to be as environmentally friendly as we can. But how can we all play our part? Celebrated in April every year, World Earth Day provides a chance for us to focus on sharing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally […]

Crafty Beggar Wendy Turner Webster’s Pompoms

Crafty Beggar Wendy Turner Webster’s Pompoms

I was a ‘Pompom Virgin’ until we were asked to do a whole show on them for Create and Craft. Although, I’d seen a lot of them on our first TV series of Crafty Beggars when some of our contestants worked through the night to […]

How to Make Square Stitch Emoji Earrings 😎😜😍

How to Make Square Stitch Emoji Earrings 😎😜😍

The square stitch is such a versatile stitch to learn! It gives you the same finish and appearance of a ‘loomed’ piece of beadwork, without having to secure several threads. We always start with the longest, or widest, row in the design. It’s easier to […]

How to Make the Ultimate Emoji Cake 😍😵

How to Make the Ultimate Emoji Cake 😍😵

I loved making the little emojis to go around this cake. You could have so much fun by making up stories for the different faces, like finding out the sex of a new baby or being proposed to. I’ve used lots of different faces and I […]

Crafty Beggar Julie Peasgood’s Pompom Party

Crafty Beggar Julie Peasgood’s Pompom Party

Having realized that pompoms are all-year-round items (not just good for gracing hats and scarves in winter) I went to town with them for one of our recent shows. They are satisfyingly easy to make, especially if you use the pompom makers that Create & […]

Fleurs Flower Forming: Poinsettia and Ivy Project

Fleurs Flower Forming: Poinsettia and Ivy Project

You might not want to read about Christmas in July and I wouldn’t blame you! But consider this: there are only twenty-odd weeks to go until Christmas. How many crafting sessions can you fit into a week; one? Two? And how many Christmas cards and […]

How to Make Bead Embellished Bugs [Sarah Millsop]

How to Make Bead Embellished Bugs [Sarah Millsop]

You can create any type of bug, fly or beetle with this beading technique, so there are no right or wrong patterns or designs. You can even free-form and get creative with your critters! 🐜

Add Color to Your Life with This Rainbow Cake!

Add Color to Your Life with This Rainbow Cake!

Rainbow cakes are very much on-trend at the moment. You can do so much with them by making the sponge cake different colors – just add food coloring into your cake mix before baking. Then you could cut a little gap into the centre of […]

DIY Wedding – Crafty Beggars Style!

DIY Wedding – Crafty Beggars Style!

Crafty Beggars, Wendy Turner Webster and Julie Peasgood, want to show you how easy it is to craft your own DIY wedding. Each Crafty Beggar has handcrafted their very own wedding project that promises to be a showstopper on your big day.

How to Make Sugar Daffodils by Cassie Brown

How to Make Sugar Daffodils by Cassie Brown

I loved making these sugar daffodils. Everyone thinks that I’m well known for my airbrushing skills, but I actually got all my awards for my sugar flowers. I must admit, flowers are my passion; I love the colors and variety. You never see absolutely perfect […]

DIY Wine Bottle Lamp With Julie Of The Crafty Beggars

DIY Wine Bottle Lamp With Julie Of The Crafty Beggars

Julie here from the Crafty Beggars! I’m so excited to write my first blog post for you lovely ladies and gents in the US. I’ve decided to create a DIY Wine Bottle Lamp for you today. All you’ll need are the supplies below, a bit […]

Wendy Turner Crafts With Webster’s Pages

Wendy Turner Crafts With Webster’s Pages

Wendy Turner from the Crafty Beggars is back with more crafty creations! This time she’s using Webster’s Pages to create numerous crafts that are sure to inspire. Products Featured: Websters Projects Made Easy Kit with Keepsake Bag Glimmer Mists Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Brights – […]