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Category: Crafts

Creative inspiration for hobby crafters and printmakers. Craft ideas for foliage, textiles, paper and home style. Challenges to help you develop your artistic creativity.

September collection of fruits, berries, foliage from the hedgerow

Things to do in September

September is a wonderful month in the UK, as late summer tips into autumn. The lazy days of high summer are over and it’s time to slip on a sweater for early morning walks, find a sunny spot to sit in instead of a shady place and plan ahead for autumn. Here are our favourite things to do this month.

Paintbrushes, pens, pencils in pots in artist's studio

Creative Summer Challenge | And Next …

After four weeks of prompts and themes, the Slamseys Creative Summer Challenge has come to an end. We hope that if you joined in, you enjoyed the challenge and made it your own. Details of all the printmaking courses in The Barley Barn at Slamseys are on the Slamseys Website.

Envelopes made with hand printed paper creative recycling

Creative Recycling

Call us environmentally friendly, frugal or just tight-fisted but we can’t bear to throw away paper that might have another use and have devised a few creative recycling ideas for the scrap paper.