The Craft Journal – September 2nd

Paper beads are great fun and easy to make!

Hello Crafters,

Once again Monday has graced us with its presence and another week stretches out before us! Worry not, as there will be crafts a plenty to keep you entertained.

Last week was a busy one in the Crafts house due to all the IKEA furniture arriving and being built. The house is still in disarray as I type but I am hoping to get it all sorted out throughout the week!

Anyway, there have been a lot of exciting goings on in the world of craft over the last seven days, so I best get on with things.

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The Craft Journal – 27th August

The spread I never published

Hello Crafters,

Last week seems so far away again. I am feeling a little guilty at the moment as I feel like I have been neglecting you guys for the past couple of weeks. I have still been very busy crafting, but I have not had so much time to tell you all about it.

You may have noticed that last week we did not have our usual art journaling post. There are a few reasons for this, that I will tell you all about later, but I have now decided that the art journaling post will be published every two weeks, but there will be a little something else to keep you entertained on the weeks that we are not art journaling!

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The Craft Journal – 19th August

This week I have made many shiny things

Hello Crafters!

I hope you made the most of your bank holiday and found something crafty to do! I made the most of the long weekend and started on a scrap book and started another (I can’t be stopped, I think it must be an addiction) crochet project. The good news is that I actually finished the crochet project on the same day I feel slightly better about that. Anyway, this week we have a bumper edition of The Craft Journal to get through, so let’s begin.

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The Craft Journal: August 12th

If you squint, it looks just like a rhino

Hello Crafters!

Welcome to a new week at Craft HQ. There’s a lot to look forward to this week, with not one but two planning events to go to and all of our usual features, we will be very busy. Much like last week there will be lots to talk about. So we best make a start.

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The Craft Journal: 5th August

The Beach at Storms River Mouth National Park
South Africa

Hello Crafters!

Last week was a bumper week of activity on the blog. Along with our regular posts there were a few added extras, including the first ever George Crafts cutting files! More items have been added to the Folksy Shop and preparations for the up-coming craft fair began. There’s a lot to unpack here so we had best get started.

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The Craft Journal, 22nd July

I do love a squishy parcel!

Well crafters it is another lovely sunny day outside, and by sunny day I mean the sun is shining and the skies are blue and it is not swelteringly hot! Last week I had an awful lot of planning to do for the Crafternoon that I hosted over the weekend! So settle down with a snack and a drink and I will tell you all about it!

Monday 22nd July

After completing last week’s edition of The Craft Journal I had a lot of preparations to do! I spent most of the afternoon making up activity packs for the next day! Each pack

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The Craft Journal: 15th July

The very snuggly, Senset Arches Shawl

Hello Crafty Friends!

Last week seems really far away! I seem to have started so many crochet projects in the last seven days I can hardly keep up with myself! The highlight of these projects has to be the Sunset Arches Shawl, which I managed to start and finish in three days, more on that later! There’s a lot for me to look forward to this week and I can’t wait to share it with all of you, but for now we’ll round up the picks of last week’s best content.

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The Craft Journal: July 8th

Ths week’s art journaling prompt was all about mindfulness

Hello crafters!

I hope you have had a lovely weekend! I have had a few crafty projects on the go over the last week but I didn’t get quite as much done as I would have liked. For some reason I have been feeling very washed out lately, but it seems to be improving. Anyway, it’s time to begin our round up of crafty happenings!#

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The Craft Journal – July 1st

Hello Crafters!

A prize for Irish Retriever Rescue

Welcome to another week! It’s time for a round-up of the crafty goings on, and it has been another busy week! I hope you have all been able to go out and enjoy the sunshine last week, I was hoping to spend Saturday outside filming, but the weather had other plan, more about that later. Let’s get stuck into the good stuff!

Monday 1st July

I tackled Monday head on! I posted last week’s Craft Journal, set up a Facebook event for a Mind Crafternoon, created a Just Giving page and made some jewellery. I am inviting friends and family to my house for a Crafternoon to learn all bout crochet, journaling and jewellery making. We are hoping to make some money for the mental health Mind so there will be a raffle and a sweepstake as well as a few other things! If you want to host your own Crafternoon you can find out more here.

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