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St Patricks Day Crafts – Decorations To Get You In The Mood To Celebrate!

St Patricks Day Crafts – Decorations To Get You In The Mood To Celebrate!

St Patricks Day is almost upon us, and you’ll be very excited to hear that the crafty little Leprechauns at Create and Craft HQ have been hard at work in preparation for the celebrations… they’ve been crafting St Patricks Day decorations! That’s right, we’ve got […]

Introducing: Heffy Doodle!

Introducing: Heffy Doodle!

Here at Create & Craft HQ, we are incredibly excited about the new launch of Heffy Doodle and can’t wait for you to meet designer and guest, Lesley Oman! Here are some words from the lady herself to help you get to know her and her brand […]

How To Make A Fall Deco Mesh Wreath: Step by Step Tutorial by Penelope Quinn [With Video!]

How To Make A Fall Deco Mesh Wreath: Step by Step Tutorial by Penelope Quinn [With Video!]

No longer just for hanging on doors at Christmas, decorative wreaths have experienced a welcome revival of late! And it’s not without good reason – these gorgeous wreaths make fabulous home decor items all year round! Creating your own DIY wreath is not only a […]

How to Make a Crystal Dragonfly [Sarah Millsop]

How to Make a Crystal Dragonfly [Sarah Millsop]

You can make your crystal dragonfly in any size and embellish the wings with more or fewer bicone beads. Why not try adding seed beads for more color and detail? – Sarah Millsop

How to Make a Beaded Spider [Sarah Millsop]

How to Make a Beaded Spider [Sarah Millsop]

You can make your beaded spider in any size and color you like. Attach to brooch backs or use as embellishments for your home decor… they are fun and simple to create, and a great use of leftover beads! If you want to wear your […]

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 […]

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 […]

Couture: Let’s Celebrate Card by Sara Naumann

Couture: Let’s Celebrate Card by Sara Naumann

Want to make a one-of-a-kind invitation or greeting for a special occasion? This card design is fast and fabulous — the beautiful Couture dies and speciality satin cardstock make for a unique design that’s quick and easy. The By Invitation Only Collection is one of […]

Patriotic Necklace & Handmade Couture Gift Box

Patriotic Necklace & Handmade Couture Gift Box

Create a stylish and patriotic jewelry piece that can be worn all year round. Want to give it as a gift? We’ve also got the perfect gift box die for you, easily personalized with die-cut letters. (Shhhh…these are all from the Couture Christmas range, but […]

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 […]