January Journalling – The Joy of Printing Photographs

Collection of photographs mollie makes

Words: Sian Lewis Photographs: Xanthe Berkeley Enjoy printing your photos Times have changed since the days when, post-summer holiday, we’d queue up patiently to pick up precious prints taken on a disposable camera and carry them away in their sealed envelope to pour over on the kitchen table. Would that sunset shot turn out nicely?… Continue reading

Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 11 Laura Mitchell’s gingerbread cake

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Day 11 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s the second to last day of Mollie’s 12 days of makes and… Continue reading

From the team: Shaking off self-doubt

Holly Maguire good read illustration

We’ve had takeovers, social media lessons and gorgeous wallpapers, and now our Editor Yvette is going to give you some tips in confidence. If you love what you do, but the thought of shouting about it fills you with fear, you’re not alone. Welcome to Creative Confidence 101… Picking up your cheerleader pom poms for… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: The top 6 crafting tools

Magnetic Beech Block by Beyond Measure

*This post is sponsored by Beyond Measure  Christmas time is about crafting. Whether you’re making gifts, prepping decorations or looking for a present for your crafty pals, there’s no denying we all get our make on during the festive period. So let’s go back to the basics of what you need to make all these… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – 6 kids’ Christmas Eve box ideas

Mollie Makes 6 Christmas Eve Boxes

Christmas Eve boxes are one of those things that make Christmas extra special but they can be pricey. We’re all about making Christmas affordable, plus the DIY approach is not only more thoughtful, but can also save you a few pennies. Wrapping an old shoebox in some Christmassy paper (we’ve got a whole bunch in issue… Continue reading

Your month in pictures: November 2018

Mollie Makers month in pictures - November

Your pictures Top left: Mollie Makes issue 99 on the thecraft_club‘s desk. Top middle: Issue 99’s Christmassy crochet gift tags by candytuftdesign. Top right: The Happy Newspaper and issue 99 AKA BFF4L by amy_and_jobe. Second left: Saturday morning goals on klovvi‘s Instagram. Second middle: Issue 99’s paper star gift in sumoftheirstories‘ glittery bowl. Second right: A cosy shot of our patchwork… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas: The complete Etsy Christmas market list

Etsy Local Handmade Fair Poster

Image credit @EtsyUK You all know how much we love Etsy for their support of the handmade community. But what’s even what’s better than Etsy? A Christmas Etsy collab that’s what. From 30 November to 2 December 2018, the Etsy Christmas markets can be found all over the country, displaying the very best handmade gifts,… Continue reading

Prepping for Christmas – Getting the table ready

Becki Clarke's Tablescape from Mollie Makes issue 99

We’re back with another prepping for Christmas blog post and this one’s all about the dinner table. It’s a chance for you to show off your creative skills and impress guests with some Christmas magic. We’ve collected a bunch of tutorials for you to try so you can make this year a truly handmade Christmas. Check… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 99 on sale now!

Mollie Makes issue 99 on sale now

Mollie Makes 99 is here. 99. Can you believe it? It feels like only yesterday we were making our first issue and now we’re approaching the mags 100th birthday. How time flies when you’re having fun (and constantly crafting, decorating, making and lifeing). Issue 99 is celebrating all things Christmas, giving you some top makes that… Continue reading

Your month in pictures: October 2018

Mollie Makes Month in Pictures October

Your Mollie Makes October has been a busy old month for us and it looks like it’s been busy for all of you too. Here’s just a few of our fave makes you’ve tagged us in this month – keep using the hashtag #molliemakers and we might share yours next month! Top left: Our lovely… Continue reading