Category Archives: Papercraft

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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Nostalgia in Crafting: the Classic Rocking Horse

Christmas, Guest Experts, Papercraft

Rocking horses are a true icon of Victorian childhood. We’ve all seen them displayed proudly in houses before, whether it was your grandparents’ house or you had one yourself. This legendary playroom accessory has never been a fad. They weren’t disposable because they were — and still are — classed as handcrafted heirlooms. To this day, rocking horses are still passed down through the generations, but they’re rarely at the top of kids’ Christmas lists. At long last, rocking horses are making a comeback — so we decided to get crafty with one.

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Crafting Trends 2017: Watercolour Effects

Papercraft, Trends

Earlier on the in the year, Pinterest published a trend report highlighting the popularity of watercolour interior decor. In fact, it’s actually one of the most popular themes amongst its users. But that doesn’t at all come to a surprise to us! Watercolour effects have soared in popularity over the past few months not only in home decor but in crafting too. This multi-layered style offers a whimsical feel with smooth gradations and ombre blending.

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Pretty Origami Dress Tutorial [Video]

Guest Experts, Papercraft

Papercraft doesn’t have to be limited to cardmaking and scrapbooking — there are hundreds of off-the-page projects that can be used to decorate your home, as party décor, or as a small gift. This origami dress tutorial is the perfect example. Wouldn’t it be lovely to give your best friend one of these in a random act of kindness? Of course, these dresses would also make great card topper or scrapbook embellishment for the fashionista in your life.

This project was created and written by Kathy Hodson, Trimcraft.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge Craft Collection Launches

Papercraft, Uncategorised, What's New

Following the highly successful launches of Disney craft collections since June 2016 including Disney Frozen, Disney Beauty and the Beast, Disney Winnie-the-Pooh and Disney The Lion King, Create and Craft TV has once again teamed up with Character World for a new craft collection. Launching Saturday 12th August 2017, this latest range of Disney crafting products features the swashbuckling Disney characters from Pirates of the Caribbean : Salazar’s Revenge.

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