Customise Christmas gifts with Zazzle

Zazzle custom personalised Christmas stocking

What happens to Christmas gifts when you put your stamp on them? They Zazzle! Customise gifts and wrap handmade pressies in paper, stickers, gift bags & tags all designed by you. Here’s how…

How to get the vintage look (part 8): Christmas

Christmas decorating ideas -  tinsel and baubles and fawn and gnome kitsch christmas wreath

Vintage and Christmas go together like sleigh bells and snow. There’s something special about digging out the boxes of old decorations for the tree or crafting something pretty for the festive season. And at this time of year, the sparklier the better…

How to sew a cat tail

Cat costumes sewing pattern | Playtime costume | Stocking fillers | Halloween costume | Mollie Makes

Put some real sparkle into playtime by making cute cat costumes for kids. Get the sewing pattern for the tail and download the mask template free!

How to get the vintage look (part 7): Fashion


Dreamy vintage style is the best – there’s nothing like finding the perfect skirt in a charity shop or raiding your local vintage store for a unique sparkly something to wear to the Christmas party. And adding a vintage twist to your everyday outfit is the perfect way to perk up the clothes you already… Continue reading

Follow Friday: Artcuts

Christmas Wooden Shapes from Artcuts

Paint, découpage and decorate wooden shapes as gift tags, Christmas tree decorations, wedding favours and other craft stuff with Artcuts.

Save £5 off tickets to The Handmade Christmas Fair

The Handmade Christmas Fair poster.

The Handmade Christmas Fair takes place on 20th-22nd November at Manchester Central, with inspiring craft making plus the best designers teaching creative workshops and selling craft products. It’s the perfect way to start the festive season! With Full Experience tickets you get one Super Theatre session, one Skills Workshop, and one Grand Make, and tickets… Continue reading

Mollie Makes takeover guest: Aww Sam


Look who’s doing this month’s #mollietakeover! Meet Samantha Ushiro of Aww Sam during the Mollie Takeover on our Instagram and Pinterest account from 13 – 16 November.

Mollie Makes issue 60

Mollie Makes issue 60 with free pine cones felt Christmas decorations craft kit and paper for wrapping

It’s time. If you pick up issue 60 on the on-sale day (12 November), you’ll have 42 days left before Santa catches up with you. Don’t fret – that’s a good few weeks to craft the quick, easy ideas we’ve brought together in this issue for your nearest and dearest. We’ve even got your gift… Continue reading

DIY inspiration wall hanging

DIY wall hanging for creatives | Mollie Makes calendar 2016

Start as you mean to go on with Emily Quinton’s DIY inspiration string. Featured in the Mollie Makes 2016 wall calendar (buy this issue!) along with 11 additional crafty projects, the inspiration string is a doodle to make with long-term benefits for creative folk. Revise and change up objects as you follow your muse! Start… Continue reading

Just a Card campaign

Just a Card

We’re supporting ‘Just a Card’, a campaign launched by Sarah Hamilton to support independent shops and galleries. Here’s how just a card could change the High Street…