Creative Hobbies available as an e-Mag!

January 21

Issue 4 mysubs splurbYes!  For those of you that love reading books and magazines on your tablet, we now have our magazine available in e-reader format.  Digital subscriptions are available from

Easter Bunny Treat Box

April 1

In the spirit of the coming long Easter Weekend, whip up some cute treats for the kids.  Little Easter Bunny treat boxes.  Click on the image below to download the pattern.  Print or copy full size onto an A4 or enlarge to your requirements.  We used some Sharpie markers to add a little colour.  Just cut out, fold and glue closed.  Easy as pie!

easter bunny treat box

Moroccan Serving Bowl with Sharpies

March 27

For those of you who love to doodle on paper, will love this project.  Doodle on melamine dinnerware!  All you need is some Sharpies and clear lacquer spray.  Let’s doodle away.  Our inspiration for this pattern came from Moroccan ceramic ware.  Click on the picture below to download the tutorial.

Freebie friday_sharpiebowl

Cupcake Wrappers

March 24

Here is a simple cupcake wrapper for you to try.  Simply download, save and print.  Cut, glue and put a cupcake in it.  This template is an A4 size (297mm x 210mm, landscape) and will fit a medium sized cupcake.  Enlarge it for jumbo cupcakes or reduce it for smaller ones.  We will be adding some more event orientated designs.  Click on the picture to download the file.

cupcake wrappers

Date Night Coupons

February 12

Round #2 of making something special for your significant other: Date Night Coupons.  Don’t just celebrate Valentines Day for one day.  Use these coupons to plan 7 different date nights to fit in your lifestyle.  Or make as many as you want!  But still keep it very special with unique date night ideas.  Click on the picture below to download the tutorial.

date night coupons

Love Fortunes

February 11

With Valentines Day just around the corner, one gets a little tired of the traditional hearts and flowers.  Spice it up with these little love fortunes. Little fortune cookies shaped from card stock. You can present them in a myriad of ways, and they needn’t necessarily be fortunes only.  If you cut the circle larger, you can put sweets or small gifts in them.  Click on the image to download the tutorial.

love fortune cookies

Quick Washi Tape Beads

February 5

Washi tape is super versatile in crafts and you get the loveliest designs. If you have a bead project and you just can’t seem to find the right beads; paint and washi tape them!  To make them wear resistant seal with gel medium or modge podge.  For a high shine finish, use high gloss varnish.

washi beads

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