Check out these picture tutorials by Tracy Rowbottom, head florist at Country Baskets, for some quick projects for a summer picnic. 

We’ve got a lovely how-to for you today from Valerie of Smile Mercantile, showing you how to craft some acorn decorations for your Christmas tree.

Issue 24 of Simply Homemade is now out in the shops, so here are the downloads to help you make all the projects in the magazine.

Get your hooks into this free crochet granny square pattern

Loom Bands are all the rage, so we've got an exclusive project from new book Twenty to Make: Rubber Band Jewellery, from Search Press, for your crafting enjoyment! 

We've got four great ideas for making your own beads from scratch using your favourite craft techniques, one a day until Friday!  

Make a gorgeous Bunch of Flowers card with this "how to" Guide from Missycards!

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Here’s a very sweet crafts project for making a holiday journal from all your old Christmas cards by the fabulous Jennifer Rzasa of Our Change of Art.

We’ve got a great little festive how-to for you today, conjured up by the wonderful Kirsty Waight of The Little Floating Craft Company. Here’s how you can make her peacock Christmas tree hanger.

Berisfords is definitely feeling the love this month with the release of its new Valentine’s and wedding ribbon collections – perfect for all arts and crafts fans.

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