Cake Decorating

For cakes, cookies and cupcakes so beautifully decorated it’s almost a crime to eat them, check out these cake decorating ideas. Featuring mouth watering recipes and decorating that ranges from child friendly to advanced, it’s easy to learn the art of cake decoration. Not only that but our cake recipes and projects also come with a range of themes that are perfect for holidays, birthdays and other special occasions.

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Mini Gingerbread Houses 3D Biscuits

Make your own mini gingerbread houses with these ingenious 3D biscuits, which are made to sit perfectly on the edge of a teacup or glass, and are great table decorations for a festive dinner party. You Will Need: Gingerbread dough White royal icing Red sugarpaste Small heart cutter Disposable piping bag No. 2 piping nozzle…

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This week we’re loving… Summer Holiday Crafts!

School’s almost out for summer and that holiday feeling is sweeping the nation, as we slap on the sun cream and head off for the sunshine at home or abroad. To inspire you in your travels, this week we’ve got a suitcase full of summer holiday crafts, whether it’s time with the kids or grandkids…

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Top Ten DIY Wedding Books

The DIY wedding has never been more popular. More and more people are realising that organising a wedding can be a really creative, fun process so rather than just getting their chequebooks out and buying a ‘package’, they’re rolling up their sleeves and getting stuck in to their own DIY wedding. We’ve picked out some…

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Lacy Heart Wedding Cupcakes

Individually made wedding cupcakes make a great alternative to a formal wedding cake. These pretty wedding cupcakes by Fiona Pearce have a lovely stitched pattern and are decorated with blossoms formed into a heart.   To make these wedding cupcakes you will need: White and pale pink sugarpaste White royal icing Disposable piping bag No.…

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Colourful Craft Projects | Stitch Craft Create June Magazine

Our new Stitch Craft Create June magazine is stuffed full of colourful craft projects to try, and with Kaffe Fasset’s 50th anniversary in textiles being this week, there couldn’t be a better time for a bit of brightness! Read on for a sneak preview and to find out how to claim your FREE copy…   It might not…

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Women We Love | Craft Business Icons

It’s International Women’s Day today, which is as good an excuse as any to celebrate some of the crafty women we love! Read on to learn more about just a few of the incredibly inspirational women within the craft industry…   Tone Finnanger Tone Finnanger is the founder of the iconic Tilda brand. Tone started up Tilda when…

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How to Make Buttercream Flowers

Have you ever wondered how to make buttercream flowers which look realistic and really have the ‘wow’ factor? The talented authors of 100 Buttercream Flowers, Valeri Valeriano & Christina Ong, share their incredible techniques for how to make stunningly beautiful and realistic buttercream flowers including this incredible Sunflower. Undoubtedly one of the most well-loved flowers, sunflowers…

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Inspired By Nature | Stitch Craft Create March Magazine

Spring is almost here, and we have good news – the March magazine has arrived! This issue features projects inspired by nature, Easter bakes, Mother’s Day inspiration and much more. Keep reading to find out how to get it for free.. In our search for the perfect springtime craft projects, we’ve stumbled across some absolute beauties. The March…

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Simple Pancake Recipe Collection | Pancake Day

I have no qualms about admitting that Shrove Tuesday is one of my favourite holidays. This year I’ve been searching for a simple pancake recipe that won’t make me feel too guilty afterwards! Take a look below for my favourite recipes… This year, Pancake Day arrives on Tuesday 17th February. I know, I know – it’s…

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Valentine’s Crafts | Chocolate Heart Eclairs

February 14th is fast approaching and we thought you might like these super pretty chocolate ice heart eclairs. Make your Valentine’s Day even more special with these delicious treats. Materials 1 x quantity choux pastry 500ml (18fl oz) vanilla ice cream 450g (1lb) dark (semisweet) chocolate, melted 50g (13/4oz) white chocolate, melted Wooden lolly sticks…