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
Tip: When cutting foam tape, use a craft knife. It is much easier than scissors and it doesn't gum up the edges. Tip: When measuring the frame, measure the inside or your pieces might be too big and stop the back going on. 1: Paint your frame. I used Plus Acrylic in "Dusty Blue". 2: … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge – Mixed Media Frame
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. Taragh: I am … Continue reading The Great Craft Challenge -Mixed Media Heart
We are so excited about Yarn Shop Day 2019. We have loads of treats and fun activities planned for our lovely customers on Saturday 27th April. For those of you unfamiliar with Yarn Shop Day, It is a yearly event where bricks and mortar yarn shops celebrate with loads of exciting activities, giveaways, goodies, and … Continue reading Yarn Shop Day | Sat 27th April
To help you keep the kids busy this Easter we’re launching our Kid’s Easter Craft Challenge. We’ve five craft ideas for your kids to do over the Easter holidays and when they have completed the challenge each child gets a FREE lucky bag and their picture on our Facebook page! Spend €15 in the shop … Continue reading Kid’s Easter Craft Challenge – FREE Lucky Bags!