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Wall hanging storage solution

This pretty wall hanging is a wonderfully stylish storage solution for your home. You will need: ✤ 56 x 68cm floral cotton ✤ 36 x 54cm hessian fabric ✤ 60cm…

Transform a tray

Woman’s Weekly craft and home editor Esme Clemo demonstrates how to turn a plain tray into a decorative accessory for the bedroom with your favourite colour paint and paper. It’s…

Needle felting a toy dog

What is Needle-felting? By stabbing a barbed felting needle into wool fibres, the fibres will start to interlock to form a more condensed material. Once you have mastered the simple…

Spray paint bathroom utensils

Give your bathroom some sparkle by upcycling your accessories with some metallic spray paint. This is a great project for anyone who’s following our Waste Not Want Not campaign which…

How to make pompoms

Our fun how to make pompoms project is perfect for our ‘Waste Not Want Not’ campaign which has previously seen us turn an old jar into a mini spa and…

Egg decorating idea for Easter

Dress up your Easter table with these egg decorating crafts. Perfect for making with the kids, they’re really quick to complete. ‘If you don’t have fabric, use scraps of tissue…

Cyanotype cushions

What is cyanotype? Cyanotype is a photographic process that produces lovely cyan-blue prints by combining two different chemicals – potassium ferricyanide and ferric ammonium citrate. It works by placing objects,…

Clay bowls and tags

These little clay bowls are the perfect size for your dressing table; they’re great for putting earrings or delicate necklaces in. Our tags can be personalised to make a present…

Eggs decorated with flowers

Gifting friends and relatives with an Easter egg is a tradition that gives us real pleasure. While treat-filled chocolate varieties are certain to be a hit with children, adults often…

Homemade Easter cards

Now’s the time to start jotting down the list of people you wish to send Easter cards to. But instead of popping out to the shops to buy designs featuring…

Geometric necklace

Stitch yourself an on-trend geometric necklace using simple satin stitch. The felt edge is blanket stitched on. You will need: ✤ Cream felt ✤ Carbon paper and pencil ✤ Embroidery…

Crafts using old books

Folding Flowers This project using old books will take 15 mins for one flower. You’ll be using book page squares, but we’ve shown the technique on plain paper for clarity.…