Collecting vintage deer

Fawn collection on vintage shelf by Candy Pop

Oxford-based blogger and photographer Natasha Denness of Candy Pop keeps her eyes peeled for deer…

Summer holiday: Garden crafts for kids

Summer holiday ideas | Craft ideas for sunny days at home -

Sunny summer days are made for heading into the garden and getting creative with the kids. These cheap and cheerful DIY ideas from around the web are fun for little ones (and grown ups!) to try – no matter what the weather has in store.

The Handmade Fair: On the wishlist

Handmade Awards Lineup - Wishlist - designer makers at The Handmade Fair 2015

For us, it’s the vendors (and the craft workshops) that make a craft event successful, and this September the sellers at The Handmade Fair have us adding bits to our wishlist weeks before the event, and that’s always a good sign! Here’s a look at some of the names you’ll find at the fair…

Crush Catalogue: Eye like

Crush Catalogue - Evil eye trend

This week we’re crushing on interiors, stationery and accessories covered in peepers. Come and have a dekko at these beautiful optics! 

Mollie Makes meets textile artist Sara Impey

Following the Thread
2 x 850 cm (spool 31 cm tall)
Calico, machine pieced, free-motion machine stitched text, machine quilted
Photo:  Peter Evans

After 30 years of dipping in and out of quilting Sara Impey would begin combining textiles with her creative voice resulting in meaningful works of art. Some call this craftivism…

DIY macrame garden chair

DIY macrame garden chair

Here’s a summer project you’ll definitely want to try your hand at – a macrame-wrapped chair by Alison Allen

Summer holiday sale! 5 issues for £5

Mollie Makes digital magazine summer sale subscription offer

Take us with you; you can bring us in your suitcase! Until the 11 August 2015 you can get 5 digital issues of Mollie Makes magazine for just £5 for both Android and Apple users. You’ll get each issue delivered straight to your device each month, and once it’s downloaded you can read it offline wherever you… Continue reading

Your month in pictures: July

Mollie Makes reader comments and proejcts - July 2015 - Mollie Makes

A gathering of your month in pictures, plus handmade projects and WIPs from the magazine

Free desktop wallpaper: August calendar


Get a free desktop calendar and wallpaper exclusively designed for Mollie Makes by Lisa Levis. Click, save and set! Get them here…

Win a subscription to Creativebug and £150 Amazon vouchers

Creativebug competition

Calling all DIY lovers, this one’s for you! We’ve partnered up with Creativebug for an awesome competition! Win a one-year subscription to Creativebug plus a £150 gift certificate to a UK store