Customised letters are the perfect present for any age, occasion, or special event. So when our challenge was set to craft a custom letter we put on the kettle and donned our thinking caps. Here is what we came up with: Taragh: One of our most popular customer buys is a box frame and mdf … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Love, Letters!
I love the feel of crochet so when it came to choosing my challenge medium it was a no brainer! I have seen lovely crochet alphabets on bunting but I wanted something big and bold. Here is how I made my chunky 3d letters. I chose 3 colours of crochet cotton and a 3mm hook. … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Kris’s Letters
MDF Letters and box frames .. a match made in heaven. The shape and structure is already there leaving you plenty of time to decorate and embellish and make something really special. For this project I used: Glue GunBox FrameGlitterPaintMDF LetterPaintFake FlowersEmbellishments To start I wanted to keep the paper at the back as it … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Taragh’s Letters
Letters are a great way to make something truly personal for someone special. The 3d letters I made are so easy and you can customise them to your hearts delight, just use different fabrics, embellishments and sizes. Here is how I made mine: First, I cut out the letters from paper – these are my … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge – Julie’s Letters
We are so excited about our Christmas in July Sale. Lots of Christmas for our early bird crafters and regular stock too including: Christmas Fabrics -Kits 3 for 2 on Selected Yarns Bargain baskets filled with great craft supplies and lots more! So dig out our most Christmassy Jumper and your sunniest sunglassses for Christmas … Continue reading Christmas in July Sale!
Crafting and reading are the perfect combination for a child's imagination and a great way to get kids to read when they are making amazing things like wands and shields! Here are my top 6 book inspired crafts for kids and if you thing their are any I missed feel free to tell us your … Continue reading Top 6 Book Inspired Kids Crafts
The birds are tweeting, the flowers are growing and the kids are bored...wait, what? Keep those little hands and minds busy this Summer with some crafty goodness and the only thing you will be hearing is "look what I made!" We are so excited about our crafts days this Summer. We have a range for … Continue reading Summer Crafts Days are Here Again!
Join our at-home, boredom-busting craft challenge over the summer and enjoy 8 weeks of crafty craziness! Every week we launch a new craft challenge theme and goody bag. If your child is 4 years and over, nab your own spot on our 'Craft Hero' wall and get pics of all their creations up on it for the … Continue reading Kid’s Summer Craft Challenge
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30NNjEc32v4 Ok, it might not be "great" but it sure was a lot of fun! Taragh rounded up a table of random crafty goodies and some of our fabulous new stock and Taragh, Julie and Kris were sent forth to create. We each had an hour and a half. Here are our results. Julie: Julie … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge!
1: Begin by stamping your fabric. I used normal acrylic paint in "Forest Green" here since this won't be washed but you can use fabric paint. Using a dry brush lightly coat your stamp. Do this every-time you make a new impression. 2: Cut circles out of your fabrics slightly bigger than your corkboard. 3. … Continue reading Great Craft Challenge – Mini Notice Boards