Creativity Magazine

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We’re Blog of the Month in Docrafts Creativity Magazine this month! That fills us with happy flutter butterflies. We’ve done a few craft pieces for them in the past and love working with them. We’ve never been a blog of the month before, so it’s super nice for us.

It’s saturday, the sun is shining, one of us is off to a lovely wedding (Laura) and the other (Tia) is going to spend the day driving back and forth to the tip. Both fun days, hard to choose between them….

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Plaster of Paris Pen Pots

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We’re going through a bit of a Plaster of Paris obsession recently (take a look at the Mini PoP Magnets and tea light holders Laura made recently). So when Docrafts Creativity Magazine asked us to make them some pen pots we obviously jumped at the chance! You can read about how to make them in their latest issue, which is out now. We’ve got a few more projects coming up in future issues and are looking forward to sharing them with you soon.

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Felt Bookbag with Alien Friend

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We’re really excited to be in August’s issue of Docrafts Creativity Magazine. They interviewed us about blogging and crafting and featured an alien book bag we made for them. We thought we’d share how to make the bag with you.

You will need:

  • 3 A4 pieces of felt in 3 colours
  • Square of fabric for pocket
  • Mini pom poms
  • Scrap of felt
  • 2 X large googly eyes
  • Embroidery thread
  • Strong glue
  1. Begin by cutting out all your bag pieces:
  • Front & back piece: A4 size piece of felt
  • Side & bottom panels: 5cm wide x length of A4
  • Handles: 3.5cm wide by length of A4. Cut four handles out of two colours

2. Follow our tutorial to stitch the bag together.

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