You Are So Very Beautiful: A craftivism affirmation project

You Are So Very Beautiful Craftivism Project

Have you ever needed a pick-me-up in the middle of the day? Craved a little reminder that you are amazing? Wanted to tell that awkward person at the bus stop that they are beautiful? Craftisvism is collecting signs and organising drops of handmade affirmations, and would love your help! Betsy Greer started the You Are… Continue reading

How to make a time capsule list

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If you’ve always got a set of creative goals on the go, you might find it fun to put together a yearly ‘time capsule’ list. It can help you reflect on the previous 12 months as well as focus on what you’d like to achieve over the next. When January 2017 comes around, you can… Continue reading

16 collections to inspire your next trip to the thrift shop

Vintage bird ceramic collection | Mollie Makes 52

Oh, these old things? They’re just a collection of pretties to excite the gatherer in you… Hello vintage lovers, you’re in for a real treat, we’re showcasing some of our favourite collections as seen in Mollie Makes. We crafty humans do love miniature things (and giant things), things that come in pairs, or sets of… Continue reading

13 Days of Creativity

Keep trying or give up. Whatever Im not the boss of you | Mollie Makes | Illustration by Steph Baxter

Hi, crafters! We’re excited to introduce 13 days of creativity on the blog. For the next two weeks we’re here to put the pep back in your step by publishing articles to spark your creativity, such as charming thrifted collections that’ll inspire your next trip to the thrift shop, spotted hashtags on Instagram and Twitter,… Continue reading

12 ways to avoid craft fatigue

Craft ideas for 2016

During the dull days of January it’s easy to lose your craft mojo. But at Mollie we say the dark and the rain outside is the perfect excuse for snuggling up indoors with a pot of tea, the radio and a big batch of craft-spiration. We’ve gathered together 12 of our most exciting crafty DIY… Continue reading

#WhyIMake: a new hashtag for crafters

An ode to craft | Why I Make #whyimake Instagram hashtag | Mollie Makes.

Why do you make? Join our investigation into why we love making SO much. Share your craft story on Instagram using #whyimake.

How to get the vintage look (part 6): Weddings

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Want a wedding that’s a bit different to all the others? A vintage-themed wedding, from DIY-ing the bunting to going full Fifties, is the best way to do just that. Put your own stamp on your Big Day with these pretty vintage ideas… 1. Pom-tastic Whether your wedding’s indoors or outdoors, some upcycled furniture like… Continue reading

12 Christmas markets and craft fairs 2015

Christmas Markets UK 2015

Find quirky Christmas gifts for him, her and the kids at craft markets and fairs around the UK. We’ve found 12 Christmas markets and craft events where you can stock up on craft supplies for Christmas crafting; join creative workshops to learn new craft skills; and shop handmade, supporting designer-makers in the UK and abroad…. Continue reading

How to get the vintage look (part 5): Indoor garden

How to get the vintage look- Indoor Vintage Garden ideas | Mollie Makes

During grey and bare winter months, it’s more important than ever to get a little plant life inside your pad. And forget the garden centre plastic pots, here are some tempting vintage garden ideas for bringing the green stuff in.

How to get the vintage look (part 4): Affordable décor

Vintage style wall inspiration - Selina Lake - Decor8

Vintage style doesn’t need to be pricey – in fact we’d say it’s meant to be homemade and thrift-store fabulous, with a little ingenuity mixed in too…