What a month it’s been for crafting! Not only did we feature lots of amazing DIY projects on the blog, we also had so many great projects by you uploaded to the Inspiration area.
In this month’s summary, we’re taking you through our Top 9 crafts from October, whether you need to catch up with your crafting or you’re just looking for more inspiration!
Scroll down to the bottom of this page to find out the winners of our Monthly Competition, Craft Challenge and Project of the Month…
We started the month with our beautiful Autumnal papers! Download our designs to find pages adorned with adorable bunnies, darling deer and other autumnal elements. Whether you’re looking for the perfect papers for your fall journal or planner, or if you’re simply a fan of everything that autumn brings, we’ve got you covered!
Felt Halloween Decorations
As Halloween is celebrated in October, we decided to create these adorable DIY Felt Halloween Decorations! We gave you a great selection of ghoulish ghosts, brilliant bats, and spooky pumpkins to really add some fright-factor to your Halloween décor!
Kathy’s Make a Wish gift Boxes
The way you wrap a gift can really show someone you care. Kathy showed us how to raise our gift-giving game with these super quick, yet very effective gift wrapping ideas and one-of-a-kind toppers!
Elle Baking Feature – Cinnamon Buns
For this month's baking feature, Elle has shared a delicious recipe for Autumnal Pumpkin Cinnamon Buns! These amazing treats definitely tick all the boxes for warm and cosy baking and are perfect for the first autumn chill.
Michelle’s Christmas Countdown
For us the Christmas countdown starts the day after Halloween. There’s nothing quite like the build up to the big day and with Michelle’s tutorial you can create your own Christmas countdown to keep track!
Halloween Pumpkin Tins
We loved creating these spook-tacular Halloween tin decorations! They are a super easy way to add a fun and creative touch to any party. Even though Halloween is over, these are so easy to adapt into other autumnal elements for the rest of the year!
Halloween Wall Art
In keeping with the Halloween theme, we created this lovely Halloween Box Frame Wall Art. This gives a lovely glow creating a calming ambience for the autumn months. We created a Halloween template but why not change it up and create something different?
V&A Collection Phase 2 Notebook Video Tutorial
Learn how to make your own beautiful pocket notebook using our lovely new V&A papercraft collection. It’s the perfect size for jotting down your lists, thoughts, or other messages and it will be extra special as you can say that you’ve made it yourself!
Kitchen Roll Tube Gift Boxes
Are you looking for a box for a small gift, such as jewellery, a pin badge, money or a gift card? Look no further! Transform a used Kitchen roll tube into a cute pillow box that will be just perfect. It only takes a few score lines to create so why not give it a go?
What projects from the blog have you tried this month? We’d love to know!
Craft Challenge Winner
For this month’s Craft Challenge we asked you to create projects with a Halloween theme! There were so many amazing submissions, however this spooky-yet-cute pop up card by FaryalAslam really stood out for us. Congratulations!
Project of the Month Winner
Choosing the Project of the Month is always difficult as we always have so many amazing projects to choose from in the Inspiration area! However, the lucky winner is Tiuptiup who created this simple yet super sweet shaker card - congratulations!
Monthly Competition winners!
This month we were giving six lucky crafters the chance to win a selection of the fantastic 8" x 8" Forever Free and Mariposa paper pad. We can’t wait to see what you create with these! The lucky winners are:
Well done to all of our winner this month! Keep an eye out on the blog for more chances to win.