Good-bye August and hello September! It’s been an amazing month of crafting with so many fun projects on the blog and so much inspiration being uploaded by you in the inspiration area! In this super summary, we’re taking you though our top nine crafts from August as well as the winners of out Monthly Competition, Craft of the Month and Project of the Month.
Free Dog Themed Craft Papers:
We started the month with a super cute pack of free papers inspired by dogs! This paw-some selection of six free papers featured cute Corgis, friendly Frenchies, paw prints, polka dots and more for any craft you could think of. What a treat! We even included three fabulous way to use them.
DIY Wedding Memories Frame:
Our DIY Wedding Memories frame is the perfect way to remember your special day. This beautiful frame will make a lovely statement in your home our as a thoughtful gift for a friend or family member – and it’s so easy to create too!
DIY Christmas Pringle Lid Sun Catchers:
We’re edging closer to the festive season and Christmas crafts are already on the agenda! Keep your little ones entertained with these colourful Christmas sun catchers created with a Pringles lid and a few fun Dovecraft glass paints.
DIY Kitchen Roll Pencil Case:
Earlier in the month, Martina showed you how to create a fabulous DIY no sew pencil case using the First Edition Fiesta Fever paper pad that’s really easy to make! It’s perfect for keeping your pens, pencils, paint brushes and other stationery items all together in one pot.
Elle’s Easy Cheese Scones Recipe:
The talented Elle Townsend put together a delicious tutorial showing you how to create these incredibly tasty cheese scones perfect for picnics, lunchboxes or even if you just fancy a snack. If you’re looking for a new baking project, why not give this a try?
Three Fun Back To School Craft Projects:
The summer break is almost over and it’s almost time for heading back to school. The best bit about going back is of course stationery! We’ve got three back to school crafts to help you through the new terms in style including a jazzy notebook, incredible organiser and a time capsule we know you’re going to love!
First Look At Hoshi:
Speaking of back to school, have you seen our new stationery range? Hoshi is finally here and we are so excited to share it with you! There is an amazing selection of unique notebooks and pencil cases to choose from! (Yes… There are sparkly and holo options!)
DIY Tooth Fairy Teddy:
We also treated you to an adorable little DIY tooth fairy teddy made of felt this month. This cute helper is sure to help you keep the magic of the tooth fairy alive and keep little teeth safe and easy to find at night. Check out the full tutorial to find out how to make it!
It’s been such a lovely bright and colourful month, but the weather is getting a little gloomier (much to our dismay). Why not brighten up your home with this amazing paper wall art! This will instantly lift a room and give a plain wall some interest!
What projects from the blog have you tried this month? We’d love to know!
Craft of the Month
For this month’s Craft Challenge we asked you to create a project that features washi, ribbons or both! There were so many amazing submissions, however this Washi Tape Elephant Clothes Pegs by Gingers girl really stood out for us. Congratulations!
Project of the Month
Choosing the Project of the Month is always difficult as we always have so many lovely projects to choose from in the Inspiration area! However, the lucky winner is Smithy1708 who created this Unicorn Shadow Box Card congratulations!
Monthly Competition winners!
This month, we gave six lucky crafters the chance to win a selection of the fantastic Dovecraft Folkland collection. We can’t wait to see what you create with these bundles! The lucky winners are: