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a floral tea party

This is a flower display I made and designed using a small tea pot from a charity shop and a slate tile. I haven’t used silk flowers since I was a teenager and used to make up arrangements with my Nan but I found a huge bag of ‘flower heads’ for sale by the silk flowers stand of a large shop and just had to find a use for them. 128 more words


Cupcake Piñata

Hooray, our latest project for Hobbycraft is now live on their blog! It’s a whacking big piñata cupcake. Perfect for an outdoor celebration. To see the full tutorial of how to make it visit the… 44 more words


Kids Project: Paracord Bracelet

Move over loom bands, paracord is the new kid on the block. Find out how to make this button paracord bracelet with our video tutorial over on the… 8 more words



I took part in a make-and-take demonstration by Powertex when I was at the Hobby Crafts show at the Birmingham NEC last year. I really enjoyed it and wanted to give it a go but it cost a fortune to get it delivered but recently its reduced it’s postage costs by two-thirds so I could finally get my hands on some. 79 more words


My Little Fat-Quarter Haul

Somehow during my move into my new flat in November I managed to lose my entire stash of buttons that I’ve been building up over the years. 265 more words

Decoupage Debut

I had a little trip to Hobbycraft over the weekend, just to see what they had (which turns out is quite a lot) and in the entrance they had a chair and a giraffe they had decoupage’d. 297 more words


Crafty: changing mat clutch tutorial

When Monkey was born we were given a PacaPod changing bag, which has sections for pretty much everything you need; you can get a whole day’s-worth of stuff into it and it’s generally amazing. 1,575 more words