|Date||June 09, 2016|
Craft Candy is your destination to search for local creative events across the UK. To get started type in what you’d like to learn or simply search by category. Our free GPS App also allows you to search the same events but gives you a simple listing in mile radius from your location.
Our site is packed with local creative events for you to share with friends and invite them to join you. We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram & Google+ Join our growing community and share what you are up to with us, ask us questions or search our sites for inspiration.
Don’t just search for one event, we list lots of different types of creative events (including free events!) so you can find regular things to do in your community which match your budget.
|Date||July 02, 2016|
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In part two of our Pinterest series, Lizzie Sibley, Pinterest’s UK Marketing Manager, shares her advice on using Pinterest as a blogger. You can read part one here.
Pinterest UK’s Marketing Manager, Lizzie, is back to share more tips
1. Hi again Lizzie! As a blogger, how important is it to like and comment on other people’s pins?
Authenticity is key to Pinterest. You can comment on Pins or @mention fellow Pinners to give them a heads up when you find something great. There’s also a space on every Pin where you can... Read more
Tell us about youselves? We are Angel Ashcroft and Lula Tobitt from A Common Thread: Coalition of Craft two friends from North London who have worked on a number of creative projects throughout our 30 year friendship from Riot Grrrl fanzines and DIY punk music in our teens to fine art and Craftivism in our 20’s, now in our 30’s we design and produce limited collections and run a craft school in Archway that opened in December 2014.
How did you get started? Opening our own craft studio was a natural progression from our DIY teen roots, political Craftivism merged our intense love of making with our ideology that actions and art can change the world we live in. Having spent years... Read more
Last week Craft Candy’s very own Zoe tried her hand at rag rug making in London with Ragged Life, the brainchild of Elspeth, who has been sharing her passion for making new from old using rags for the past two years. Rag rug making in particular is making a huge comeback, with more and more people seeking to learn to make sustainable items from recycled materials.Craft Candy’s Zoe in full rag rug-making swing! source source
Ragged Life have very kindly offered us one rag rug tool kit to give away! We have one Rugged Life Rag Rug Tool Kit to give away!
The kit contains:
- Rag Rug Latch... Read more
It’s no secret that here at Craft Candy we are in love with Pinterest. In the first of a three-part series, we introduce Lizzie Sibley, UK Marketing Manager for Pinterest, who is here to tell you how you can get the most out of our favourite social media site, whether you’re pinning for fun, as a blogger or as a small business.
In part one, we get to know Lizzie, our Pinterest expert, a little better.
Lizzie and Craft Candy’s Zoe about to go onstage at Kirstie Allsopp’s The Handmade Fair
1. Hi Lizzie! What... Read more
Renowned knitwear designer Debbie Bliss has published twenty original knitted designs for pooches in the form of Woolly Woofers, which came out on Thursday. We at Craft Candy were keen to get our paws on a copy, and as I (Anna) have a canine friend of my own, Beatrix, we curled up and took a look at it together.
The book assumes you have a dog who likes to look dapper and stylish in the first place, and while my dog isn’t one for dressing up per sé, we liked that it doesn’t take this trend into the realms of, well, the silly. Beatrix is rather fond of a nice woolly jumper in the cooler months, and here she is spoiled for... Read more