FEB
2017
01

Cover it up! A quick guide to decopatch.

Decopatch, which can also be known as decoupage, is extremely popular but many people are still putting off giving it a go because they aren’t quite sure how to get started.

It’s a great way to craft something new, upcycle old furniture or items, or give an old craft a new lease of life!

Decopatch is an ideal craft for kids too although we’d recommend keeping the shapes to be decopatched simple for younger children. They’ll love creating small decopatched gifts for family members and loved ones!

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JAN
2017
20

Bells for Crafts

Craft bells add a playful jingle and a little extra charm to many craft projects. Although they inspire festive nostalgia, craft bells can be used all year round for any celebration.

They come in many different shapes, sizes and colours so can be matched to most craft’s colour schemes and themes.

The sound of a craft bell bell depends greatly on its type and size. Smaller bells have a high pitch, whereas large bells have lower tones.

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JAN
2017
17

Easy Origami Money Wallet

This origami envelope or wallet is a great idea, perfect for every ocassion, Chinese New Year, Christmas, Easter, weddings or birthdays!

Just follow the simple steps below, ideal for money or a gift card.

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JAN
2017
05

Ribbons for Crafts

Ribbon is a beautiful way to add that little extra touch to any craft project.

They can be made of natural materials such as silk, velvet, cotton, and jute and of synthetic materials, such as polyester, nylon, and polypropylene.

Ribbon is used for innumerable useful, ornamental, and symbolic purposes. Cultures around the world use ribbon in their hair, around the body, and as ornamentation on non-human animals, buildings, and packaging.

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DEC
2016
13

Creative Reindeer Christmas Kids Crafts

Kids love the build up to Christmas, part of this build up is the preparation for Christmas Eve and the arrival of Father Christmas and Rudolph. We’ve put together our favourite fun reindeer kids crafts to inspire and delight kids of all ages!

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DEC
2016
08

6 Amazing Masquerade Mask Craft Ideas

We have created 6 amazing masquerade mask crafts perfect for seeing in the New Year and celebrations.

Historically Masquerade balls are costumed public festivities originating in Italy during the 16th century. They were elaborate dances held for members of the upper classes, and were particularly popular in Venice.

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DEC
2016
01

Christmas in Monochrome

Be inspired to try something a little different this Christmas and add a unique crafty touch to your Christmas decor with our Monochrome craft ideas.

We have created five Monochrome Christmas craft ideas, a classic unique theme with an accent of colour for that little something extra!

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NOV
2016
17

Our Top Make & Fill Your Own Cracker Kits for Christmas

Here at the littlecraftybugs company, we have a huge range of make and fill your own crackers. From wonderful wedding crackers to festive Christmas designs; there’s a cracker kit for every occasion.

We think that crackers make a great alternative to gift wrap and party favours outside of the festive season, but nothing can really beat a good old Christmas cracker! Here, we’ve

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NOV
2016
17

Magical Elf on the Shelf Kids Crafts

Elf on the shelf is a magical story for the family to enjoy in the run up to Christmas.The story describes how Santa’s Elves hide in your home to see how good or bad everyone has been. Once you go to bed, the elf flies back to the North Pole to report to Santa everything that has happened throughout the day. Before the family wakes up each morning, the elf flies back from the North Pole and hides, sometimes performing a little mischief for the

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NOV
2016
09

6 Unusual and Inspiring Advent Crafts

Advent is traditionally celebrated each day of December with the opening of an Advent calendar to reveal a Christmas scene, or the lighting of an Advent candle to mark the four Sundays leading up until Christmas.

We have put together 6 Advent craft ideas to inspire you that stray from the traditional and add something a little bit different to your Christmas countdown.

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