My craft DIYs on the Daily Telegraph website!

A few months ago, I was approached by the Daily Telegraph to see if I wanted to do 10 step-by-step craft projects for their website as part of an advertising campaign encouraging people to get out and about and just plain do more. Of course, I said hell to the yes and the first three … Continue reading

Bubbles! A chalkable champagne glass how-to…

This is such a simple yet quietly impressive project that I expect you all to go and do it right now. Go, go, go!

A washi tape how-to

Don’t be wishy-washy with your scarf upkeep. Fashion yourself this amazing washi tape tie rack and give your wardrobe a bit of added pizazz.

Nail art, journalism style

Extra, extra, read all about it. Newspaper nail art is the new big thing when it comes to style, so here’s how to make your nails front page news.

Jar of hearts for Valentine’s Day, anyone?

A last-minute Valentine’s Day present, inspired by the most annoying song there ever was.

Happy Valentine’s Day, one and all!

Say it with flowers? Pah! Say it with one of these cute Valentine’s Day cards and win your object of affection’s love for all eternity. (Disclaimer – these cards can’t really make someone fall head over heels for you. But they sure are pretty!)

Batter up! A baseball bracelet how-to

If it’s the bottom of the ninth with two outs, the other side is up three to zero and you’re the next to bat, distract your opponents with this wicked little baseball string bracelet and craft your way to absolute victory. HOME RUN!

Quick festive fixes

Hip hip hooray for the festive season! Like you need an excuse to craft it up, but Christmas is definitely up there with the best of them. Here are some quick little ideas for making your home look hot in the cold this year.

Christmas cards the Black Cat way

This year, I found the joy of recycling all last year’s cards to make new ones. I only made five, but they are darn tootin’ good, even if I do say so myself.

Queen of Crafts, you say?

Firmly at the top of my Christmas wish list is Queen of Crafts, a compendium of handy ideas to keep me busy all year round – written by none other than Joe Strummer’s daughter Jazz Domino Holly.