Win 10 copies of Paper Craft

Papercraft Pillowbox

We’ve teamed up with DK to give away 10 copies of the new Paper Craft book: a 224-pager with 50+ creative ways to use paper.

Handmade at Amazon: a new handmade marketplace

The Paper Shoppe on Handmade at Amazon.

Amazon announces the launch of their new handmade marketplace, Handmade at Amazon. Will you be opening shop or buying there? Compare the fees

How to get the vintage look (part 2): Crochet blanket styling

Styling by Meyer Lavigne crochet blanket sofa

Draped over the back of contemporary sofas or piled high on the reading chair: here’s how to get the vintage look with crochet blankets.

5 lessons on letting go by Emily Katz

Modern Macrame Emily Katz craft business tips and well being

Queen of modern macramé Emily Katz discovered her true passion after her first business went bankrupt. We learn 5 tips on letting go from the woman behind Modern Macrame

Event: Shaun in the City auction: Ruffles gets a bespoke outfit

Shaun in the City Hampton Court - Ruffles - Royal School of Needlework

Shaun in the City sculpture Ruffles has his outfit picked, starched and pressed for the charity auction on Thursday. See the 5 piece fabric ruffs, delicately hand-embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework, close up.

Win 3 Blow Ties bow ties

Blow Ties bow tie competition - Wedding bow tie

Win one of 3 candy stripe bow ties from our classy friends over at Blow Ties.

How to get the vintage look: 10 doily ideas


Get the crème de la crème of vintage décor ideas in our How to get the Vintage Look series starting with doilies. Plus get ideas for how to decorate for the festive season! 

Free desktop wallpaper: October calendar

October confetti and pom pom wallpaper by AndSmile for Mollie Makes 58 | Free iPad wallpaper.

It’s not easy saying goodbye to spring and summer, but with Viktorija of AndSmile Studio’s cute pom poms and confetti free desktop wallpaper we’ll be partying our way towards the cosy centre of autumn. This wallpaper comes in a set of 8 real life pull-out papers in Mollie Makes 58 (see them here) with which to make… Continue reading

Event: Heart-making workshops at Crafty Fox Market

The Climate Coalition - Climate Change #fortheloveof campaign.

Make a heart and wear it on your sleeve #fortheloveof climate. Join Craftivist Collective and Mollie Makes at our heart-making workshops at Crafty Fox Market, 3-4 October in Brixton and 10-11 October in Peckham

Event: The Handmade Christmas Fair

The Handmade Christmas Fair poster.

Get Full Experience tickets to The Handmade Christmas Fair for £17.50 (usually £25) and create your ultimate festive crafting day out. We’ll be there… with bells on!