When it's the summer holidays, we know it can be difficult to entertain the kids.
But crafting is such a great way to keep them busy, and there is a projects to suit everyone! From papercrafts, to upcycling, to crochet and sewing you can find a fun project to keep your little one busy. We've found our favourite ideas to give you a little inspiration!
You can't go wrong with nautical when it comes to home decor.
And this nautical papercrafts masterpiece created for us by Katie Skilton using the adorable set by My Life Handmade is ticking all of the DIY home decor boxes! It's really simple to recreate and it looks amazing! SO what are you waiting for?!
The pretty little pineapple is one of this summer's hottest trends!
And it turn out yo can be pretty creative when it comes to pineapple crafts! We've seen so any great pineapple projects that give us that real summer feeling! SO we couldn't help but put our favourites together for you here!
When it comes to weddings, the more money you can save the better!
There are lots of things you can do or create yourself to save a few pennies. Wedding favours is one of those things! We've seen loads of great ideas for cute DIY wedding favours. So, we had a go ourselves. Here's step by step instructions for recreating these DIY wedding favours!
We love papercrafts of all kinds, but we must admit we have a real soft spot for paper flowers!
It's pretty amazing to see the things you can create with paper, especially when it comes to flowers and plants. Whatever type of flower it is, you name it, someone has created it! They make amazing wedding decorations and best of all, they don't wilt and die! Here's a selection of our favourite paper flowers!
If you're new to crocheting, it may all seem pretty complicated and confusing.
But once you have got your head around the different terms and stitches, you can make some pretty incredible things with a crochet hook and some wool!
Have you got a young child or a baby on the way?
Stocking up on baby clothes can be expensive, especially if you want things that look great. Well, it's no secret that plain white baby vests are the cheapest, so why not buy a load of those and upcycle baby clothes! Turn them into a beautiful outfit for your bundle of joy!
For all our fellow sewers out there, a pin cushion is a must have!
But a pin cushion doesn't just have to be practical and functional, it can look great as well! In fact, creating your pin cushion can be an amazing project in itself. We've seen some amazing little DIY pin cushions, here are our favourites!
Is it really a British party without some form of bunting?!
We think not! And we've seen some fellow crafters get really, really creative with their DIY garlands and bunting. Whatever the occasion, you can get creative and create something special for your birthday, wedding or just to look good in your home.
There is something satisfying about gift someone a beautifully wrapped gift. Or we think so anyway!
That's why we like to go the extra mile and turn our gift tags into something really special.