Ask the indie biz experts, Series 3 – Growing your business

Part three of the indie biz expert series is here! The lovely Aime from Studio Cotton and fab Helen from The Creative Business Network are back answering all your questions. This month’s blog post is more detailed than Series One and we’re focusing on how you can grow your small business. Keep scrolling to find out all… Continue reading

NEW subscription offer!

Don’t miss out on this choose your reward when you subscribe today. Choose between an ever-useful apron in beautiful Orla Kiely design worth over £30 or Wool & the Gang snood kit worth £39.50. Celebrating contemporary craft for the modern maker, each issue is filled with projects from the hottest designer-makers plus interviews, news and all the… Continue reading

DIY Christmas decorations: Origami star tutorial

It’s time to put up the tree and make DIY Christmas decorations! Here’s a simple origami Christmas star tutorial for the whole family that you can whip up using paper scraps or last year’s Christmas gift wrap.

How to make needle-felted Christmas trees

Make a trio of mini needle felt christmas tree decorations by Gretel Parker. They’ve even teeny baubles and tiny tinsel making them the perfect festive table centrepiece…

From the team: Download your special Christmas wallpaper

Mollie Makes Sarah Malone Ipad background Christmas wallpaper

The next piece in our ‘meet the team’ series is a Christmas wallpaper from our amazing Art Editor, Sarah. Get to know a bit more about her here and check out the other pieces in our ‘meet the team’ series below. Read our Digital Content Editor’s blog post on 5 tips to social media success Download our Deputy Art… Continue reading

Five gift ideas to embellish empty walls*

The Posterlounge prints

*This blog post is sponsored by the Posterlounge The Posterlounge team have put together five fab wall prints for you to gift to your loved ones (or yourself), including winter scenes and timeless illustrations. Plus they’re even giving you #molliemakers free delivery! Just use the code PLMOLLIEXMAS (valid until 30/11/2019) at checkout. Keep scrolling to find your next… Continue reading

Your new October wallpaper

October wallpaper by sea Salt

The autumn equinox has officially happened so now we’re all about pumpkins, fall colours and hot chocolates. Issue 111 is our ode to Christmas because after all, December is only two months away! But to reign it back in from the festive excitement, issue 111’s papers are an inspirational autumnal collection. We’ve teamed up with… Continue reading

51 crochet Christmas decorations

crochet christmas decorations stocking

It’s nearly time to put up the tree, get the decs down from the attic and turn your home into a Christmassy wonderland. If you’re after a new handmade touch for your décor this year we’ve got just the thing – we’ve brought together 51 of our fave crochet Christmas decorations to make the ultimate festive… Continue reading

Crochet Christmas heart tutorial

crochet christmas heart

This crochet Christmas heart is our kind of version of a traditional gingerbread heart biscuit. It’s bringing to mind evenings spent wandering around a German market, wrapped up warm and sipping on something mulled, while we breathe in the sweet smells of the many food stalls. Bring a little of that magic into your home with this… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – 7 alternative advent calendar ideas

alternative advent calendar by Mary-Anne Aveline

December is quickly creeping up on us and it’s time to start prepping presents, decs and general life for the big event. We’re starting a new ‘prepping for Christmas’ series here on the blog so you can feel confident and a little smug this Christmas. For our first blog post in the series, we’ve collected 7 of… Continue reading