Spooky Halloween Invitations with Create & Craft

Today I have a step by step Spooky Halloween card / Invite project over on the Create & Craft Blog. Using one of my Silhouette Cut files (which you can find here in the Silhouette Design Store!) and some fantastic The Crafters Workshop mediums and texture stencil (and a whole lot of glitter!) this quick project is great for a card or invites if you’re planning a Halloween party this year. Pop over to the Create & Craft blog hereRead more

Father’s Day Inspiration with Silhouette!

Father’s Day is THIS WEEKEND! and if you’re still searching for some inspiration, we have just the thing! Shabneez has created this fantastic (and quick!) Father’s Day card using some of my Silhouette shapes. Silhouette Files used from the Silhouette store – Heart Speech Bubble – Well done Dad, I’m awesome! – Heart Flourishes Set Make in your Dad’s favourite colours to make it really personal! You could also add a matching gift box or tag by resizing the files.Read more

My Craft Essentials

I’m always being asked the crafty products I cannot live without, so today, I’m sharing my essentials! Fiskars Paper Trimmer – I’ve tried SO many paper trimmers and I always come back to this one. It fits neatly on my desk, the blades last forever, it has a handy pull out guide at the top for cutting larger sheets like 12×12″ for scrapbooking and it stores away neatly. My Silhouette Portrait – This tiny little die cutter is super handyRead more

National Scrapbook Day

As today is National Scrapbook Day, I thought I’d share one of my favourite ever Scrapbook pages with you… This is from about five years ago but still remains in my ‘favourites’ album. I love the fact that it’s about something quite random – I just had these Instagram pictures on my phone of random things I liked, I’d received some of the first scrapbook products I ever designed and I thought I’d make a quick page using the randomRead more

Happy Birthday Create & Craft TV!

Today is the start of a week of Birthday celebrations for Create & Craft TV’s 14th Birthday! Today on their blog I have a Party Hat tutorial over on the Create & Craft blog, check it out here and get involved in the celebrations! Thank you for dropping by today! Sarah xRead more

Printable Easter Bunny Baskets

Easter is approaching and with Easter Egg hunts, little parties, work events and family dinners, you may be looking for quick and easy DIY projects you can whip up quickly for the easter period. Today we have a super simple printable Easter Bunny basket for you, these cute little baskets make ideal party favours, Easter egg hunt baskets or gift baskets for Children and take around 5 minutes each to make! These are sized to A4 and will work withRead more

Last Minute Mother’s Day Card!

Eeeeek! it’s this weekend, but never fear, if you’ve left it too late to pop out and grab a card for your Mum, we have just the thing… Simply right click, resize to create an A5 or A6 card, print onto white card or watercolour card and colour in.   You could even embellish this further if you liked with glitter, embellishments etc! We’d love to see what you do with yours. Happy colouring! Sarah xRead more

Origami Heart Love Letters

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! If you’ve completely forgotten and are now in a panic or you just want to make a quick and crafty DIY Valentine for someone special then let us help! Today I’ve got a quick and simple Valentine’s craft project for you to create an Origami Heart Secret love Letter – it also has a little pocket where you could pop a small gift or even use it as a cute way to propose by hiding anRead more

Sarah Hurley Live! Event Update

Sarah Hurley Live! is fast approaching, and today we are very happy to announce some exciting news! We are pleased to announce that CHA-UK are proud sponsors of Sarah Hurley Live! We are also excited to announce that CHA-UK’s Executive Director, Craig De Souza will be one of our special guest speakers, Craig will be giving a talk on ‘Making it in the Craft Industry’. If you’re looking to turn your creative hobby into a business then CHA-UK can help and guide you throughoutRead more

Sarah Hurley at Creativation!

I’m SO excited to share today, that I’ve been invited back to Creativation (formerly the CHA Mega Show) to host another seminar in January. I’ll be talking all about Planning for Business Success, from Business Plan to Planning for Business Growth. You can book your place in my ‘Planning for Business Success’ seminar here on the Creativation website or arrange a meeting with me while I’m at the show by emailing us to organise something (if this is something you’d like, pleaseRead more