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

Flowers, to brighten your day

April 24

This past week the weather has been all kinds of mixed up as autumn is in full swing.  Along the roads grass and trees are starting to turn leaves and colour.  Some of us are starting to feel the misery of winter approaching, so to chase them away we have a solution.  A simple arrangement of fresh cut flowers to brighten your day and living space.  Click on the picture below to download the tutorial.



Smooth Silver

April 17

A versatile jewellery piece that doubles as both a bracelet and extended to a necklace with a piece of chain.  Simple and modern this large, bulky piece of jewellery will add the finishing touches to your outfit.  To download the tutorial, click on the picture below.

silver donut

Felt Poppy

April 10

Felt is such a versatile fabric when it comes to crafts.  It’s easy to use and a dream to embroider on.  We’ve made a simple felt poppy which you can apply to anything thing you like; from brooches to hair pins or table décor and even clothing.  Click on the picture below to download the tutorial.  Have fun making flowers for everyone!

felt poppy

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

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