Gudrun Sjödén offers an alternative Swedish homestyle*

From quirky knee-high socks (we clocked these beauties, straight away!) and eco-cotton dresses, to floral embroidered cushions and coloured glassware, Gudrun Sjödén is a creative’s guide to living life on the colour wheel. 

Fabric giveaway! Win 3 x 1m fabrics from Prinfab*

Win three lengths of 1m fabric with bespoke fabric printing service, Prinfab®

Christmas sprouts gift ideas*

Love them or hate them, Christmas without Brussels sprouts wouldn’t be Christmas at all! We’ve rustled up a helping of sprout-related gift ideas for lovers and haters alike. Take a look…

8 Christmas advent calendars*

Feast your eyes on the eight Christmas advent calendars gathered from makers and sellers in the UK. From balloons to pass the parcel-inspired advents, take your pick of these creative ways to count down to Christmas…

Celebrate Love to Write Day*

We’re celebrating Love to Write day with two makers whose creative journeys begin with the written word. Meet Poppy’s Memory Box and Walks in Beauty Paperie…

DIY jewellery: How to make gemstone earrings*

Craft a matching pair of mint earrings with gemstone briolette beads using just a handful of materials and tools. We’ve teamed up with jewellery supplies company, Kernowcraft to bring you this DIY for beginners. In it you’ll learn a basic wire wrapping technique used in a whole variety of handmade jewellery. Ready to fashion your own accessories? Get started… You will need: •… Continue reading

Follow Friday: Artcuts

Paint, découpage and decorate wooden shapes as gift tags, Christmas tree decorations, wedding favours and other craft stuff with Artcuts.

Yarnspiration 2015 – sponsored post

Yarnspiration is the brainchild of Natasha Seidel, a yarnaholic who got together with crafty friends last year to run a day of workshops, lunch, shopping (and cake!). It’s all raising money for charity, and it’s back for 2015, taking place on Saturday 20 June from 9am to 5pm, at The Make Studio in High Wycombe. All… Continue reading

Sponsored post: Wonderwool Wales 10th anniversary

Fascinating for fibre fans, captivating for craft lovers, marvellous for makers, Wonderwool Wales 2015 returns for its tenth year April 25-26 at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells.