JUL
2017
04

Summer Strawberry Birdhouse Craft Idea

Take a look at our unusual birdhouse craft idea inspired by the Wimbledon tennis Championships. This is a simple craft that turns a miniature wooden birdhouse into a little bit of ornamental fun!

Wimbledon is famous for its strawberries and cream so this idea celebrates the strawberry in two different ways.

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JUN
2017
30

Striking Summer Sunflower Birdhouses

Add a touch of summer to your home decor with our Sunflower birdhouse or bird box craft ideas.

Taking inspiration form the stunning yellows and vibrant greens of a sunflower we have decorated two of our birdhouses using acrylic paint, decoupage and fabric sunflowers.

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MAY
2017
24

Crafts Inspired By The RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Flower show season is upon us. We’ve been inspired to get creative by the colourful floral combinations at the Chelsea Flower Show (23-27 May) but with RHS Royal Hampton Court (4-9 July) and RHS Tatton Park (19-23 July) amongst others coming up soon, there’s plenty of inspiration around to get your crafting with florals.

We’ve included a few of our favourite flower based craft ideas below to get you started. You can also find out more about the shows and how to get tickets on the RHS website.

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MAY
2017
22

6 Doctor Who Themed Crafts for Father’s Day

Your Dad. He’s the man that would travel through time and space for you to make sure you’re happy. So try Time-Travelling for Father’s Day and say thank you with one of our bespoke Doctor Who themed craft ideas for adults.

Based on quirky 1980s Doctor Who, Peter Davidson, this retro craft concept features iconic Tardis gift boxes and a cracker for the Father’s Day dinner table that the Doctor himself would love. Don’t forget our colourful Doctor Who inspired Father’s Day card and hand painted retro wooden letter decorations.

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MAY
2017
21

Come on Dover! – Monochrome Ascot Themed Craft Projects

Royal Ascot is held as one of the most prestigious races of the year amongst the horse racing community and fans alike. Ascot Racecourse is visited by over 500,000 racegoers a year, accounting for 10% of all UK racegoers. A huge proportion of this number is from the crowds of Lords, Ladies, Gentlemen and even Royals who don their finest outfits and biggest (sometimes strangest) hats to watch the best horse and jockey be crowned the winner of Royal Ascot.

With £5.5 million in prize money for the winner, it’s the most valuable race meeting in Britain and that might just be part of the reason that

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MAY
2017
05

A Day at the Beach

Get set for a day at the beach with these colourful seaside themed craft ideas for adults. Decorate a notebook in a scrapbook style to house all your Summer memories, celebrate the beach with the bright cracker making ideas or add some colour to your home with Seaside word art. Get set for Summer and enjoy A Day at the Beach

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APR
2017
27

Top 6 Guardians of the Galaxy DIY Craft Projects

The much anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is released in the UK on Friday 28th April. It follows on two months from the first film, with the team continuing to unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

Feeling inspired by the film? Check out Top 5 simple creative ideas that the internet has to offer to get you started on your galactic craft adventure.

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APR
2017
27

8 Nautical Wedding Ideas To Make Yourself

Your wedding is an important occasion. It’s the time, date and place that you will marry the love of your life. If the second love in your life is all things boat and sea, you may be thinking of adding a nautical twist to your big day. We’ve created these unique ideas to help you to add the maritime feel you’re looking for, whilst giving your wedding the home-made look that brings a bit of personality to such a special day.

If you’re looking for a sea inspired wedding favour, try our easy to make Anchor Cracker or the Maritime Candle Favours. We’ve even

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APR
2017
24

10 Baby Shower Craft Ideas for Adults

Have you been tasked with planning a Baby Shower? Whether for yourself or for a friend or family member? After a few research sessions, you may feel like you’re being swamped by a world of pre-made Baby Shower products and seemingly un-achievable Pinterest craft ideas.

Don’t worry! You can add a crafty touch to the event the easy way, with our collection of cute Baby Shower projects that are easily achievable no matter what your previous crafting experience.

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APR
2017
21

May 1st is Lei Day – Celebrate in Tropical Style

Well, what is Lei Day? As the Hawaiians say ‘May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii Nei.’

Lei Day is a Hawaiian cultural celebration of the that begins in the morning of 1st May every year and continues throughout the entire day. It was Don Blanding, a writer and poet, who first suggested that a holiday should be dedicated to the beautiful Hawaiian tradition of making and wearing lei. But it was Grace Tower Warren, also a writer, who suggested that the holiday should coincide with May Day.

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