Interiors: Top animal wall mounts and faux taxidermy

mounted-heads

From hunting lodge to living room, the animal head wall mount is one trend that refuses to die. Here is our pick of the best faux taxidermy decor ideas, cruelty-free of course.

Mollie Makes issue 47

Mollie Makes issue 47

Create a little festive magic with Mollie Makes issue 47. Make marbled crackers, woven Christmas stockings, knitted pom pom scarves and crocheted animal portraits. You also get pull-out papers and bunting designed by Lucky Dip Club, plus a DIY Christmas decoration kit free with this issue. It’s the Christmas issue of Mollie Makes and this… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 46

Mollie Makes issue 46 cover

Knit some Christmas sparkle with Mollie Makes issue 46 including 131 DIY Christmas gifts, decorations and ideas! Plus get a Bright.Bazaar 2015 calendar, 8 pull-out papers and exclusive diary date stickers…

Crochet pattern: Gruesome crochet brain brooch

Halloween crafts | Gruesome crochet brain brooch | Mollie Makes

Construct your very own grey matter this Halloween with Cara Medus‘s wickedly gruesome brain brooch, complete with vein detail. Once you’ve made it you can officially call yourself a brain surgeon! You will need: • 1 ball of DK yarn in light grey • A 3mm (UK 11) crochet hook • Small amount of soft… Continue reading

Mollie Makes takeover guest: Messyla

#mollietakeover Crochet flowers by Messyla | Mollie Makes

Messyla joins Mollie Makes for an Instagram and Pinterest takeover on 18 – 21 October The best way to get to know the makers we love is to see the world through their creative eyes – and what better way to do that than to host a #mollietakeover? What’s a #mollietakover? The third weekend of every… Continue reading

Matching knitwear for the whole family

Crochet shorts for friends | Mollie Makes

There’s something both bizarro and head-tiltingly sweet about the world of matching family outfits. While we’re not keen on co-ordinating with our partners (a tie to match the dress is about as far as we’ll go) the thought of parading around in matching knits tickles us. Imagine the whole family rigged out in these bobble hats or a… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 45

Mollie Makes issue 45

Space theme piñatas, woven jewellery, hooded velvet capes, patchwork blankets and many more autumn crafts in Mollie Makes issue 45. Plus, FOUR free gifts inside!

Cray cray crochet nails

Crochet nail and crochet nail art by Hook Look

No, you’re not seeing things, there are actual granny squares on these nails. This is the handiwork of Ingrid Leroux from Hook Look and author of Pixel Plaids. While they make little or no sense, and are borderline cray cray, we’re a little bit in love with them. Puts the term crochet enthusiast in perspective doesn’t… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 44

Mollie Makes 44

Hooray! Mollie Makes issue 44 is on sale now! Make honeycomb tissue poms, DIY travel journals, strawberry cocktails, a boho knitted clutch and more. Plus, get TWO free gifts this issue. Read on to find out what they are…

Crochet bag pattern: How to make a crochet market shopper

Free crochet pattern | Mollie Makes | How to crochet a bag

Up your fruit and veg intake with this gorgeous crochet bag pattern perfect for Saturday morning trips to the market. It’s designed with a strong base and wide strap that won’t dig in, no matter how laden with goods you are! You will need: • 2 x 100g balls of white cotton yarn (Patons DK… Continue reading