Loose stones, rough crystals, and even marbles and sea glass can be used to create very decorative pieces of jewellery. By wrapping your stones in a thin but stable wire, you can make them into thread-able components to be able to use in your personalised jewellery. There are more decorative ways that you can learn to use your wire and even design some intricate bails, but this project will teach you simple and useful techniques to start with.
Have you ever dreamt of using your ScanNcut to personalise your Busy Days Planner? Well now you can! Introducing our New and Exclusive Busy Days Planner – Baking, Gardening & Crafting USB, now you’ll be able to be freely creative, enabling you to add photos and extra pages. Turn the planner from an organisational tool into something that will be treasured forever. Now you’ll be able to use your ScanNcut, Cricut and Cameo machines along with the fabulous USB stick full of ideas to make beautiful accessories for your planner. Tune in on Sunday 17th September at 12pm.
As much as we don’t want to admit it, summer is coming to an end. Autumn is just over the horizon, which means we’ll all have to put on that extra layer and potentially resort to the heating. (Boo!) But autumn does have its perks. In my opinion, it’s one of the prettiest seasons. The rich orange, red and yellow hues of falling leaves strewn across the streets is such a beautiful sensation. That alone is a huge inspiration in crafting. To prepare your craft stash for the coming season, here are 10 enchanting autumnal craft products.
‘Understated’ cakes are very much on-trend at the moment. What do they entail? Not all that much, to be frank! Of course, we mere cake observers enjoy experiencing extravagance. We love to stare in wonderment at towering cake structures with amazing sugar details. But from time-to-time, there’s nothing quite so powerful than a rather plain cake — with a twist.
This year, the fashion and interior design industries have been buzzing with excitement over incorporating fruit into their designs. Yep, you read that right! For some reason, watermelons, pineapples, strawberries and other fruit salad favourites have been the symbol of style in 2017. And, of course, the crafting world never misses out on such a fashionable opportunity. Top craft brands have recently been incorporating fresh fruit into their product designs, leaving us hungry for more. Here’s how you can get one of your five crafts a day.