Category Archives: Craft

Simple Origami Sunday

Not quite as far along with these as I’d like! The start of this year’s handmade Christmas gift tag stock – at the moment it’s just a little origami forest.

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New paper to play with

Awesome new paper stock from Micheals!

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Folksy treats – new batch of mini book necklaces

Get yours here!

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Creative book folding

First proper attempt at creating art/sculpture through book folding! Quite pleased with the result. I just did a very basic one, folding the top and bottom edges back to align with the spine, creating a point. I left a few pages free and simply tucked the pages round. Will be more adventurous next time.

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Handmade stock for sale – small coptic bound notebooks

Hey all! I have some odds and end of stock that don’t really go together in a nice group to sell on Folksy, so I thought I’d advertise them on here 🙂 First up, I have just two of these lovely little coptic bound notebooks with paisley covers and purple binding. They’re filled with durable […]

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Weekly inspiration- Paper Kawaii

I’ve been doing a lot of origami recently and having pretty much exhausted my current instruction books, am feeling a bit unsatisfied. Don’t get me wrong, I still love folding paper, I just feel like I’ve been stuck in an origami rut; I’m confident doing my existing models (my craft space is full of paper […]

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Bargain charms

My mum stumbled across these lovely charms being sold off at a local craft fair and thankfully snapped them up for me! They’re perfect for decorating my miniature book necklaces, and there are some bigger ones which will look great on my hard bound notebooks. I love the little heart padlocks! So cute.

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New Coptic bound books

Handmade A6 notebooks, sewn with sturdy thick waxed thread, purple to compliment the cover paper. Insides are a lovely thick sketchbook paper, perfect for writing or drawing. Only two made with this design, both can be found in Made In Northamptonshire. More designs to follow, back up for sale on Folksy soon! Alternatively you can […]

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Made In Northamptonshire – shop stock

The Craft Fantastic is please to have a small range of products in stock over at Made In Northamptonshire. A new colour for the miniature book/notebook necklaces, lovely soft grey leather: Plus, some unisex suede cord bracelets incorporating old French coins: A couple of items sold already, get down there before they’re gone!

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A bleated happy 2014!!

Despite the fact that this is my first post this year, I have been doing quite a bit of crafting; mainly mini notebook necklaces! I got my DIY on and made a mini book press out of old shelves (pictured above), which has really helped make the process a bit easier. The mini journals are […]

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