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

Welcoming autumn with Anna Starmer

Anna Starmer Portrait

Feature image credit by Casey Moore, Anna Starmer author of Love Colour: Choosing Colours to Live With  It’s officially October which means welcoming those rich, warm tones back into your life. Although the picture perfect autumnal Pinterest home looks dreamy (we have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to dream homes), we know that in reality, the… 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

Meet the Maker – Worm London

Meet the Maker Worm London

In issue 98, we had the pleasure of meeting Katie and Terri from Worm London. They let us explore their stunning studio, shared their creative journey, talked about brand aesthetics, business challenges and the world of flowers. Pick up your copy of issue 98 and settle down with a cup of tea to read the full interview… Continue reading