Make every day a funday this summer with Hobbycraft’s DIY creations

By Nicole Gray

BRIGHTLY COLOURED BALLOONS, £1.50 for ten; CONFETTI-FILLED BALLOONS, £3.50 for five; WHITE BALLOONS, £1.50 for ten, covered in ASSORTED POMPOMS, £2 for 100; BALLOON RIBBON, £2.50 for 500m; PAPER BUNTING, £2 for 5m, and DIY BINOCULARS and BALLOON TASSELS, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. BASKET, stylist’s own

BRIGHTLY COLOURED BALLOONS, £1.50 for ten; CONFETTI-FILLED BALLOONS, £3.50 for five; WHITE BALLOONS, £1.50 for ten, covered in ASSORTED POMPOMS, £2 for 100; BALLOON RIBBON, £2.50 for 500m; PAPER BUNTING, £2 for 5m, and DIY BINOCULARS and BALLOON TASSELS, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. BASKET, stylist’s own

 

TEPEES, £35 each; DIY FEATHER BUNTING, CROCHET FIRE WITH MARSHMALLOW PRONGS AND STONES and CARDBOARD CACTI AND GRASS, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make, and FACE PAINT (includes 12 colours, four brushes, two sponges and instructions) £15, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. LANTERNS, £12.95 each, Dotcomgiftshop, dotcomgiftshop.com. BLANKETS, £110 each, Labrador, labrador.store. CUSHIONS, from £40.95 each, Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. HANGING WALL PRINT, £74.50, Sisters Guild, sistersguild.co.uk

TEPEES, £35 each; DIY FEATHER BUNTING, CROCHET FIRE WITH MARSHMALLOW PRONGS AND STONES and CARDBOARD CACTI AND GRASS, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make, and FACE PAINT (includes 12 colours, four brushes, two sponges and instructions) £15, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. LANTERNS, £12.95 each, Dotcomgiftshop, dotcomgiftshop.com. BLANKETS, £110 each, Labrador, labrador.store. CUSHIONS, from £40.95 each, Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. HANGING WALL PRINT, £74.50, Sisters Guild, sistersguild.co.uk

 

SIGNPOSTS, from £5; animal CHAIRS, £12 each; TABLE, £16; PAPER PLATES, £1.50 for eight; STRAWS, £2 for 20; PAPER ROLLS, £5; PARTY HAT (on teddy), £3.50 for six, and FELT-TIP PENS, £2.50 for 50, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. RUG (120cm x 180cm), £175, Great Little Trading Co, gltc.co.uk. TEDDY and CUPCAKES, stylist’s own. CAKE STAND, £19.99, Rice, ricebyrice.com. CUPS, £3.95 for eight, Sisters Guild, sistersguild.co.uk. BASKET, £69, Olli Ella, olliella.com. STORAGE UNIT, £85, Oliver Bonas, oliverbonas.com. HEADPHONES, £45, Urbanears, urbanears.com. On walls, from left: MATT EMULSION Paint (all for 2.5 litres) in MELON SLICE, £28, Valspar at B&Q, diy.com; lEMON MIVVi, £42, Little Greene, littlegreene.com; LAGOON FALLS, £27.80; LOST LAKE, £31.49, and SMOOTH FLINT (on mountain tops), £22.03, all Dulux, dulux.co.uk

SIGNPOSTS, from £5; animal CHAIRS, £12 each; TABLE, £16; PAPER PLATES, £1.50 for eight; STRAWS, £2 for 20; PAPER ROLLS, £5; PARTY HAT (on teddy), £3.50 for six, and FELT-TIP PENS, £2.50 for 50, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. RUG (120cm x 180cm), £175, Great Little Trading Co, gltc.co.uk. TEDDY and CUPCAKES, stylist’s own. CAKE STAND, £19.99, Rice, ricebyrice.com. CUPS, £3.95 for eight, Sisters Guild, sistersguild.co.uk. BASKET, £69, Olli Ella, olliella.com. STORAGE UNIT, £85, Oliver Bonas, oliverbonas.com. HEADPHONES, £45, Urbanears, urbanears.com. On walls, from left: MATT EMULSION Paint (all for 2.5 litres) in MELON SLICE, £28, Valspar at B&Q, diy.com; lEMON MIVVi, £42, Little Greene, littlegreene.com; LAGOON FALLS, £27.80; LOST LAKE, £31.49, and SMOOTH FLINT (on mountain tops), £22.03, all Dulux, dulux.co.uk

 

WOODEN CRATE, £8; JUMBO CHALK (on wall), £2.50 for a pack of 12; DIY TELESCOPE, SPACE HELMET and JET PACK, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make, and CARDBOARD ROCKET, £15, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. LANTERNS, £12.95 each, Dotcomgiftshop, dotcomgiftshop.com. STAR RUG (90cm x 120cm), £105, Great Little Trading Co, gltc.co.uk

WOODEN CRATE, £8; JUMBO CHALK (on wall), £2.50 for a pack of 12; DIY TELESCOPE, SPACE HELMET and JET PACK, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make, and CARDBOARD ROCKET, £15, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. LANTERNS, £12.95 each, Dotcomgiftshop, dotcomgiftshop.com. STAR RUG (90cm x 120cm), £105, Great Little Trading Co, gltc.co.uk

 

BOX CANVASES (80cm x 60cm), £14 each; EASELS, £25 each; CHALKBOARD EASEL, £25; PAINTS, from £1 each; FINGER PAINT, £5 for six colours and a tray, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. APRONS, £5.95 each, Dotcomgiftshop, dotcomgiftshop.com

BOX CANVASES (80cm x 60cm), £14 each; EASELS, £25 each; CHALKBOARD EASEL, £25; PAINTS, from £1 each; FINGER PAINT, £5 for six colours and a tray, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk. APRONS, £5.95 each, Dotcomgiftshop, dotcomgiftshop.com

 

FINGER PAINT, £5 for six colours and a tray; BOX CANVAS (80cm x 60cm), £14; PAINTS, from £1 each, and SPONGE BRUSHES, £6 for 25, all Hobbycraft

 

COLOUR-IN CARDBOARD CASTLE, £15; FOAM CROWN, £4; FOAM SWORD, £5 for two; PAPER BUNTING, £2 for 5m; CARDBOARD DRAGON, PAPER FLAGS and TINFOIL DRAWBRIDGE, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make; PAINT-YOUR-OWN VIKING BOATS, £15 each, and BLUE CARD (for lake and waves), £1.80 for ten A4 sheets, all Hobbycraft. BELLEWOOD FOREST MURAL (on wall), £33 per sq m, Rebel Walls,rebelwalls.co.uk

COLOUR-IN CARDBOARD CASTLE, £15; FOAM CROWN, £4; FOAM SWORD, £5 for two; PAPER BUNTING, £2 for 5m; CARDBOARD DRAGON, PAPER FLAGS and TINFOIL DRAWBRIDGE, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make; PAINT-YOUR-OWN VIKING BOATS, £15 each, and BLUE CARD (for lake and waves), £1.80 for ten A4 sheets, all Hobbycraft. BELLEWOOD FOREST MURAL (on wall), £33 per sq m, Rebel Walls,rebelwalls.co.uk

 

PAPER PLATES, £1.50 for eight; PIPE CLEANERS, £3 for 100; PLAY-DOH, £1.20 per pot; GOOGLY EYES, £1.50 for 100; SPONGE BRUSHES, £6 for 25 of different sizes; GLITTER POMPOMS (pack includes pipe cleaners), £2.50 for a mix of 80; CARD PIECES, £5 for assorted sizes and colours; assorted SEQUINS, £1.20 for 25g; BEADS, from £1.20 for 7g; WOODEN BEADS, £4.50 for ten; PASTEL POMPOMS, £1 for 25; STRAWS, £2 for 20; FINGER PAINT, £5 for six colours and a tray; FELT-TIP PENS, £2.50 for 50, and GEL PENS, £4 for eight, on BLUE TISSUE PAPER, £1 for six sheets, all Hobbycraft,hobbycraft.co.uk. SMALL BOWLS, £8 each, Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. PEN POT, stylist’s own. CUPCAKE CASES, £4.40 for 25, Sisters Guild, sistersguild.co.uk

PAPER PLATES, £1.50 for eight; PIPE CLEANERS, £3 for 100; PLAY-DOH, £1.20 per pot; GOOGLY EYES, £1.50 for 100; SPONGE BRUSHES, £6 for 25 of different sizes; GLITTER POMPOMS (pack includes pipe cleaners), £2.50 for a mix of 80; CARD PIECES, £5 for assorted sizes and colours; assorted SEQUINS, £1.20 for 25g; BEADS, from £1.20 for 7g; WOODEN BEADS, £4.50 for ten; PASTEL POMPOMS, £1 for 25; STRAWS, £2 for 20; FINGER PAINT, £5 for six colours and a tray; FELT-TIP PENS, £2.50 for 50, and GEL PENS, £4 for eight, on BLUE TISSUE PAPER, £1 for six sheets, all Hobbycraft,hobbycraft.co.uk. SMALL BOWLS, £8 each, Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. PEN POT, stylist’s own. CUPCAKE CASES, £4.40 for 25, Sisters Guild, sistersguild.co.uk

 

BEAD WANDS, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make; assorted SEQUINS, £1.20 for 25g, and FINGER PAINT, £5 for six colours and a tray, on BLUE TISSUE PAPER, £1 for six sheets, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk

BEAD WANDS, visit blog.hobbycraft.co.uk for instructions on how to make; assorted SEQUINS, £1.20 for 25g, and FINGER PAINT, £5 for six colours and a tray, on BLUE TISSUE PAPER, £1 for six sheets, all Hobbycraft, hobbycraft.co.uk

 


Take part in Hobbycraft’s children’s club this summer holiday for free ‘make-and-takes’ in all stores every week and an amazing competition to become a mini-maker. For more details, visit hobbycraft.co.uk/kidscraftclub

Hobbycraft kids’ club members can maker their own creations in store and take them home for free until the end of the summer holiday. 

Styling Assistants: Charlotte Page, Celia Campbell, Elizabeth Hutton 

Sponsored by Hobbycraft