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Decorative Stitched Pumpkin Wall Decor with Kristine McKay

Decorative Stitched Pumpkin Wall Decor with Kristine McKay

In full disclosure . . . I do not sew.  It’s a skill that I’ve always admired in others.  After hosting dozens of sewing shows and being inspired, I broke down and finally bought a sewing machine! I cannot wait to explore all the creative […]

Tim Holtz Theater Shadow Box by Kristine McKay

Tim Holtz Theater Shadow Box by Kristine McKay

Create a breath-taking theater shadow box display inspired by classic Hollywood. Tim Holtz Idea-ology Shadow Boxes are at the forefront of this design, decorated with authentic vintage-style décor. Kristine creates the antiqued effect using a Rare Earth Brown Ink Pad and Dreamees Inky Daubers, then decorates with […]

Tattered Lace ‘Dare to Dream’ Card by Nancy Watt

Tattered Lace ‘Dare to Dream’ Card by Nancy Watt

This summer, Tattered Lace launched four fabulous collections on Create and Craft that were a huge success. The first was Christmas Glow featuring Flectere dies, then there was the very elegant Deco Christmas, the stunning Wonderful in White, and Fantasy Christmas. All amazing and all very different. I’m delighted to share a project from the Tattered Lace Magazine Issue 45 using the very beautiful and very impressive Fantasy Christmas dies. — Nancy Watt.

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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! 🐜

How to Make a Trimcraft Exploding Fold Card

How to Make a Trimcraft Exploding Fold Card

A few simple paper folds will create this exciting card shape with a wonderful surprise hidden inside for the recipient. Created & Written by Kathy Hodson, Trimcraft.

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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 […]

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.

Sarah Millsop’s Criss Cross Crystals Necklace

Sarah Millsop’s Criss Cross Crystals Necklace

A perfect project for any crafter! Criss cross crystals are simple and a beautiful introduction to some jewelry making essentials. This necklace makes a statement but in a subtle and elegant effect. You could make it with smaller beads… but you will need to use a smaller jump ring also. Have a play and even make matching bracelets with the leftovers! – Sarah Millsop

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Creating with Couture: Big Reveal by Sara Naumann

Creating with Couture: Big Reveal by Sara Naumann

Love to make—and give—interactive cards? Here’s an easy and elegant design, featuring a zipper-like reveal in the center of the card front. The recipient simply pulls the perforated tab to reveal the sentiment inside. The best part? It’s surprisingly easy to make… with a few […]

Tattered Lace Snowglobe 3D Card

Tattered Lace Snowglobe 3D Card

Christmas is only a few months away so now’s the time to make your Christmas greetings cards for your loved ones. To help you on your way, follow these simple steps to create this extra-special Tattered Lace Snowglobe 3D card which embodies the essence of the festive season. […]

Spring Orchard Mason Jar Wrap Project

Spring Orchard Mason Jar Wrap Project

Decorate your cans from the canning season with the Spring Orchard Mason Jar Wrap Project. This project features bee, beehive, and yellow design die cuts with white and yellow cardstock. It’s the perfect way to add some flair to your canning.

Before You Begin

Using the Wrap die from the Flip Flop die set and one of the detail dies from the Template set of the Spring Blossom Couture Dies. In this project we used a printed element of honey and a bee, this could be the type of Jam or even your monogram, It is a fabulous way of personalizing homemade gifts.