Author Archives: guiwenneth

Origami floral headdresses

Music paper flower headdress

NEW RANGE ALERT! Just in time for both wedding season and festival season, The Craft Fantastic is pleased to announce the launch of handmade origami floral headdresses, flower crowns, headpieces, head wraps – call them what you will, they’re all gorgeous! Perfect for brides or bridesmaids, festivals or garden parties. Each one is handmade from […]

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Craft business marketing: What I’ve learned so far

It can be tough to figure out how to do marketing by and for yourself. When you’ve just set up your craft business, you’re most likely to be focused on designing and making. You know you need to get your products out there, but how do you do it? What’s the best approach? How much […]

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Friday Folding: Simple origami tulip tutorial

Spring is just around the corner – even if it doesn’t feel like it. Storm Doris may have blown over but it’s still quite chilly out there, so stay in, get cosy, grab some paper and get folding! These origami tulip flowers¬†are simple and fun. Make them out of bright colourful paper to distract from […]

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Guiwenneth and The Craft Fantastic

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll notice my handle is @Guiwenneth – in fact, I’ve used it quite a bit for various things. So where did it come from and what does it have to do with The Craft Fantastic?   The name Guiwenneth comes from a book – of course it does! It’s […]

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Lunchtime Lusting – Valentine’s Day: To give and to get

Because it’s ok to hint, right? With Valentine’s Day drawing near, I’ve put together a little list of some of my favourite unique, handmade and alternative gifts – to give and to get! Yeah, we want chocolate. But we want THIS CHOCOLATE: ‘Chocolate bar library’ from Fortnum & Mason, ¬£5.50 each. What more would anyone […]

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Lunchtime Lusting – Letter Writing: The joy of snail mail

There’s nothing quite like getting a handwritten letter through the post. They seem so much more personal; reaching out and staying in touch through putting pen to paper, we think more about what we’re going to say than when we email or text. It really helps to have something nice to write on and send […]

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An introduction to bullet journals

If there’s such thing as a natural bullet journaler, I am one. Long have I been a lover of lists; a maker of orginised notes; an extravagant underliner; a margin doodler. What is a bullet journal? Well, it’s pretty much whatever you want to make it. Start with a notebook, something to write with, and […]

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New year, new events

A slightly belated Happy New Year! I hope you all had a fabulous festive season. Craft Fantastic HQ is all go for 2017, with new products and new fairs. Here are just a few things in store for this year:   MK Handmade & Vintage – March 4th & 5th, The Centre MK. This will […]

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Season’s Greetings

    I’m away from home for the festive season, so will be unable to post anything out – however I’m still here to answer any queries you may have. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all my wonderful customers!

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Pre-Christmas Roundup

  Ahoy there! December 3rd is small business Saturday and I’m running a little pre-Christmas promo: 10% off at thecraftfantastic.etsy.com. Find festive home decor, gift wrap, stocking fillers and more! I’ve been busy with fairs for the past couple of weekends, but now I’m done for the year. My best fair was a small Christmas […]

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