For Summer

5 Creative Crafts

Don’t worry if you’re feeling stuck for things to do this summer… The Craft Store have chosen a project for each kind of crafter to have a go at. Whether you’re an expert in the craft or fancy trying something new, all these projects are suitable for both beginner and intermediaries. 

We’ve only got this long left so let’s make the most of it and get creative!

End of Summer Countdown:


Paper Craft

Start your summer off right by planning ahead with The Happy Planner. They have brought out a collection of 3 new planners from July 2021 so you never miss a thing! The 3 options are Indigo Mini, Indigo Classic and Pressed Florals (pictured). These are 18-month Dated Planners and allow you to stay organised all the way up to December 2022. The weekly and monthly calendar pages, dividers and disc bound system, allows for easy customisation and personalisation.


Price range: £21.99 – £39.99

Soft Craft

Sew Totally Trisha have put together a super cute instruction pack on how to make a Summer Clutch Bag. This instruction pack comes with the fixtures needed to complete the look but allows for you to choose your own fabric for ultimate personalisation! These bags would make the ideal travel companion for holding your water bottles, sunscreen and sunglasses!

Mixed Media

Next, we have something for you and your guests to enjoy! With this DIY basketry kit, you will have everything you need to create your own rattan Bread Basket. It is suitable for beginner weavers but is also fun for intermediates as well. You will learn the basics of an ancient, thousand of years old craft using 100% natural materials through this enjoyable activity which can then be used for your next BBQ, birthday or event!


Is the summer holidays a good time for you to try something new? Pick up your paintbrush and easel and head outside with Matthew Palmer as he shares his simple tips for getting to grips with the basics of painting in watercolour. This set is perfect for beginners wanting to discover how to paint sensational landscapes in watercolour or those artists looking to brush up on existing skills.

Can’t get away on holiday this year? No problem, the DVD will take you on a delightful journey to the breath-taking Cumbrian countryside for even more practical hints & demonstrations for capturing the sensational scenic views of Derwentwater.


A perfect gift or treat for any gin lover – make your own gin kit! Their Artisan gin kit contains ingredients and instructions to transform a bottle of clear spirit such as vodka, into your own compound of gin in less than 24 hours! Get to understand how botanicals work in gin production and make your gin-based dreams a reality. Enjoy your personal creation in your garden or serve it up at your next summer party!

The Artisan: £29.99

The Expert: £34.99

The Hedgerow: £33.99

The Gentleman’s: £32.99

Love Potion: £32.99

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