Creative corners: Clever storage ideas and storage basket patterns

We’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh and today it’s all about getting organised. Let’s go Kondo on our craft supplies! Now’s the ideal time to get stuck in and straighten out our creative spaces – it is January after all. Here’s a look at colourful storage solutions for… Continue reading

Creative corners: Craft room ideas to pinch

This week we’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh. Whether you have a dedicated craft room or like making in front of the telly, these girl-bosses and designers have great ideas you can pinch for adding some pizazz to your own creative corner. A few good tips for your craft… Continue reading

How to make a DIY confetti pop

Give your parties a crafty twist with these DIY confetti poppers. Fill a tray with a mixture of colourful papers and ribbon in various stocks and textures then transfer them into your poppers. At the stroke of midnight you’ll be dancing under a confetti cloud of scattered patterns and rainbow palettes. Have fun, makers! 

Rockin’ Christmas printable

Wishing all our readers a very merry Christmas! Enjoy a free printable by Becki Clark.

Kitsch Christmas decorations*

Eek! It’s the first of December and officially OK to play cheesy Christmas songs and decorate the tree in vintage decorations. So, in celebration of all things kitsch this Christmas we’re featuring five shops who do kitschy things for Christmas. Find the quirkiest Christmas decorations and more in these stores… Liv & Dom Liv & Dom… Continue reading

Free sewing patterns: How to make a fabric tea cosy*

Brighten up your kitchen with Ali Burdon’s easy-sew geometric tea cosy. Embroider 80s-inspired shapes onto your fabric then follow our free sewing pattern below to make a classic fabric tea cosy. There’s something so comforting about brewing a pot of tea and cracking open a packet of biscuits, especially if said treats are displayed on… Continue reading

8 Christmas advent calendars*

Feast your eyes on the eight Christmas advent calendars gathered from makers and sellers in the UK. From balloons to pass the parcel-inspired advents, take your pick of these creative ways to count down to Christmas…

How to decorate tea towels with crochet edging*

Make household chores more enticing with Ayda Algin’s crochet tea towel trims, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Top designer prints to pep up your walls

A bit like wardrobes, we love to treat interiors to a seasonal makeover. Whether we’re crafting them ourselves or supporting our favourite designer-makers, upgrading those eye-catchers in each space really makes us fall in love with our home all over again. We’re not talking anything major: just a chunky throw here, a smelly candle there and a couple of designer… Continue reading

Luxe metallic cake decorating

Golds, sequins and sparkles, treat your bakes to a decadent makeover…