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Create and Craft is the number 1 dedicated craft channel providing specialist craft and hobby products. We aim to educate and inspire, providing live demonstrations and guides from experts through a Multi channel approach.

Crochet and Jewellery Making: A Success Story?

Jewellery, Knitting, Sarah Millsop

Crochet isn’t often associated with jewellery making. When we think of jewellery, most of us imagine elastic thread and wires — what we’d expect to see in accessory stores. In actuality, jewellery making can be far more diverse, borrowing techniques from a multitude of other crafts. Today, we’re going to focus on one stitch craft rising in popularity: crochet.

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Edible Art: the Future of Crafting

Baking, Cassie Brown, Trends

Edible art is any foodstuff created with the intent to transform it into a piece of artwork. This shouldn’t be confused with edible arrangements — it’s created from the food, as opposed to created using arranged food. Because of this, it’s generally a lot more elaborate. Common techniques are sculpting and airbrushing, building huge edible structures using multiple applications. Edible art is a truly fascinating concept — one that is the future of crafting.

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5 Things to Love About Selfies + Selfie Card Project

Guest Experts, Papercraft

Selfies are immensely popular across social media. In fact, if you have a social media account of some sort, you’ve more than likely posted a selfie (or 100) in your time. Even the celebs love them — they give fans a glimpse into their little world and we LOVE it. Today, selfies are such a huge part of popular culture that’d it’d be strange to live in a world without them. So, here are 5 reasons why social media addicts across the globe love to regularly take selfies.

Bonus: we’ve also included a fast, fun and fabulous selfie card project from Julie Hickey!

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C&C Presenter Crossword [Game]

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Crafties! We’ve got you a very special C&C Presenter Crossword to play! You can print this off or you can play along on our blog. The clues are all related to our 11 Presenters and the answers are ALL emojis! So if you get stuck why not check your emojis for clues? For more C&C related fun like this made just for you, like us on our Facebook page. Drop us a comment below with your thoughts on our crossword. 

3 Treats You Need at Your Next Summer BBQ

Baking

Most people love a good BBQ when the humidity’s high and the sun’s beating down. Albeit, that may only happen a handful of times in Britain… but we Brits jump at the chance! The best thing about BBQs is that they aren’t just dinner — they’re social events, too. The humble BBQ is a great excuse to invite the whole family or your gang of friends over to indulge in grilled foods and copious amounts of Pimm’s, beers, or non-alcoholic cocktails. But we can’t forget what comes after burgers and sausages: those perfectly satisfying summer treat(s).

Note: Expect magical unicorn hues, a splash of Pimm’s, and a lovely helping of gin….

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