Crafts Blog

The votes are in, your favourite books have been judged and you now have your reading list sorted for the year ahead - congratulations to everyone who took part and a big thank you to our judges and readers for voting. Here are the winners…

The Homemaker Art & Craft Book Awards: Results read more

She might be a successful singer, radio presenter, author, journalist and festival curator to name but a few accomplishments, but Cerys Matthews still manages to find the time for a spot of crafting. Here she talks to Kayleigh Rattle about her love for all things creative, plus why she feels craft is becoming increasingly important in the digital age.

Exclusive Interview: Cerys Matthews - Why I Love To Craft read more

With December just around the corner, it’s time to start counting down to the big day. Now, you could do this by going to your local supermarket and buying a chocolate calendar – but where’s the fun in that? Making your own advent calendar is so much more exciting, plus you decide what goes inside! Whether that’s a traditional sweet treat, some crafty goodies or perhaps a heartfelt message, it will definitely get you out of bed in the lead up to Christmas.

24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas read more