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Why Choose a Handmade Gift For Mother’s Day?

Why Choose a Handmade Gift For Mother’s Day?

Celebrate Mother's Day with Unique Handmade Gifts – Discover the unparalleled charm of selecting a handmade gift for Mother's Day at Coastal Craft Collective. Our latest blog delves into the beauty of choosing personal, thoughtful, and unique gifts that convey your deepest appreciation and love. From handmade jewellery to exquisite ceramics, find out how these one-of-a-kind gifts not only celebrate the special women in our lives but also support local artisans and sustainable practices. Make this Mother's Day unforgettable with a gift that truly comes from the heart.

10 Easy Valentine's Day Craft Ideas for Your Loved One

10 Easy Valentine's Day Craft Ideas for Your Loved One

  Whilst a piece of beautiful jewellery, and the obligatory Valentine’s card, are go-tos for showing your loved one that they are appreciated, it’...

Embracing Sustainable Handmade Crafts: A Consumer's Guide

Embracing Sustainable Handmade Crafts: A Consumer's Guide

Handmade crafts offer a delightful alternative to mass-produced items. As crafters, your choice to buy handmade crafts significantly supports sustainability.

OUR 2023 TOP 5 WORKSHOPS

OUR 2023 TOP 5 WORKSHOPS

There’s no doubt that crafting and handmade items have increased in popularity over the last few years. Different crafting trends come and go and, as we approach the year end, it’s interesting to see which of our craft activities have been the most popular. 

Why we Love Whistlefish

Why we Love Whistlefish

Who are Whistlefish, you might well ask? Founded by Lyn Thompson in 1996, the company became known and loved as a card and art brand celebrating Cornwall and the beauty of the South West through their Whistlefish product range.

How to Make Crystal Art: A Dazzling Journey into Diamond Painting

How to Make Crystal Art: A Dazzling Journey into Diamond Painting

Diamond painting, a unique craft also known as crystal art, involves creating images with tiny, shimmering crystals.

Handmade Jewellery: A Fusion of Art and Fashion

Handmade Jewellery: A Fusion of Art and Fashion

Whilst the wonders of modern manufacture can result in some beautiful artifacts, there’s no doubt that the uniqueness of jewellery is lost when it is machine rather than handmade.

What Type of Craft Kits Can You Buy From Coastal Craft Collective?

What Type of Craft Kits Can You Buy From Coastal Craft Collective?

If you’re looking for a new hobby or a project to help you relax, a craft kit is the perfect purchase.

5 of the biggest crafting trends for 2023

5 of the biggest crafting trends for 2023

Now that we’re over halfway through the year (we can’t believe it either) we are well placed to identify some of the biggest trends in crafting for this year.

Why you should buy handmade gifts

Why you should buy handmade gifts

Buying presents can be a bit of a nightmare. Luckily, there is an easy way to find a perfect present for even the hardest people to buy for: go for a handmade gift!

What is Crystal Art?

What is Crystal Art?

Crystal art, also known as Diamond Art, Diamond Painting,  5d Diamond Painting, or Sequin Art, is a fairly new trend. 

A guide to our most popular workshops

A guide to our most popular workshops

There are a huge number of benefits to getting involved in arts and crafts, for adults and children alike. Whether you want to meet new people and ...