We hope everyone is keeping safe and well? We know the past few months have been difficult for so many of people due to Covid-19. With Government restrictions slowly being lifted, we are hoping that everyone will soon be able to start making lots of exciting plans to look forward to in the not so far future.
Here at Crafts and Giggles our IRL Craft Parties have been put on hold, but we are SO looking forward to hosting Craft Parties for you all again very soon. We have missed sharing our love and passion of all things crafty up and down the UK!
If you are still a little concerned about having one of our Craft Parties we have put into place lots of safety measures to keep you and us safe, see here. We do offer some alternative ideas too! These include our Virtual Craft Parties, and our DIY Craft Kits! These are both a great way of still enjoying fun with friends over Crafts and Giggles!
In other news we have been delighted to be receiving so many 2021 Craft Hen Party bookings! We understand that many brides to be have had to postpone their wedding dates to 2021, so we have a feeling that 2021 is going to be full of crafty fun!
If you would like to find out about any of our Craft Party Experiences get in touch! We would love to help!
We hope everyone is keeping safe and well in what continues to be a difficult time for so many people. Yesterday our mood was lifted meeting 9 lovely people during our very first Virtual Craft Party!
It was so so lovely to still be able to share our love of crafts with such wonderful people despite being in lockdown. All 9 people joined in and learnt how to make their very own bright and colourful silk flower crowns! They all did amazingly well! The feedback from the Virtual Craft Party was beyond our expectations, some even asked if we will be offering more, which was music to our ears!
"Thank you for a great morning. It was a really lovely relaxing start to the weekend. A bit of escapism from the current environment. Thank you again"
A big thank you to everyone who took part, we loved every second! We will be offering more Virtual Craft Parties very soon so keep an eye out! If you are interested in having one get in touch!
As it is International Children's Book Day we thought it was the perfect day to combine our favourite children's book "Stick Man" by Julia Donaldson with Crafts! So we have made our very own Stick Family! We wanted to share this idea with you so you can have a go too! This is the perfect crafty activity to do as a family. (Please ensure children are supervised at all times.) Check out our method below:
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We LOVED doing this crafty activity, and Katie's three year old loved it just as much! She has been playing with her stick family ever since! We would love to see your Stick Family creations so please #craftsandgiggles when sharing your makes so we can see them! Happy crafting! XX
We know that so many of our 2020 brides have regrettably had to postpone their weddings to 2021 due to the Coronavirus. We feel for you so much, as we know just how much effort, love and care goes into planning your special day.
We know it is very hard for everyone, but we are keeping as positive as possible and looking to the future. So if you are also looking ahead and planning your 2021 hen party we are here to help with lots of Crafts and Giggles!
As well as crafting being fun, great for our mental health, it also brings people together (something we will all need so much once life goes back to normal). We offer a large range of creative craft hen party workshops from Flower Crown Making to Bunting Making! The best thing is we offer these all over the UK and they are hosted by professional workshop providers.
If you are would like to find out more head to our craft hen party page or get in touch! We would love to bring the joy of Crafts and Giggles to your doorstep during 2021!
As we sit here with you all in the most unknown and unprecedented situation facing COVID-19, we are looking to the future as well as taking each day as it comes.
First and foremost we hope everyone is taking care of themselves and each other. If anything, this pandemic is making us appreciate what’s in front of our noses. We need to work together and ride the COVID-19 storm together with compassion and love.
We would be lying if we said we weren’t worried for the future, and the knock on effect it may have. In fact I just has a mini melt down because of the uncertainty we are facing.
What is keeping us going is the support and understanding of all of our wonderful clients and workshop providers. We say it all of the time but we couldn’t do it without you all!
For all of our lovely bride’s to be out there…if you are having to postpone your 2020 weddings we feel for you so so much. We are here for you and your bridal party. Please just pick up the phone for a chat, a cry, or anything. We are here to support you in any way we can.
We will stay positive, and are determined as a business to come out of this stronger than ever! We hope to continue to provide the Nation with Crafts and Giggles for many years to come!
Yesterday the lovely Anissa headed to Frieda's Tearoom in Bournemouth to host a Vintage Accessories Making Party for a wonderful hen party. It was the most perfect setting for some crafty fun and the afternoon tea was out of this world!
All of the craft hen party made beautiful Vintage themed accessorises. From headbands to brooches. They all learnt how to make stunning corsages using basic hand sewing techniques. Anissa was there throughout to help and inspire!
Our Vintage Accessories sessions are perfect fun for a hen party, or a birthday party looking for something crafty to do. It is suitable for all ages and abilities and everyone will come away with beautiful handmade keepsakes.
Thank you to the hen party group for having us, and to Frieda's Tearoom for allowing us to host the crafts and giggles in your venue. For more details about our crafts get in touch!
How is everyone? We hope everyone is staying safe after Storm Denis and Storm Ciara. As we look out of the window we can see blue sky which is a breath of fresh air!
We thought we would just take a moment to sit down and take in 2020 so far for Crafts and Giggles! As we said in a previous blog we had a good feeling about 2020, but we had no idea just how busy it was going to be! We are so grateful for everyone’s craft party enquires and booking so far!
Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves that we get to do what we love the most for a job! A lady at one of our recent Corporate Craft Workshops said "you are so lucky to be doing a job you love" and she is so right! We get so excited about every single enquiry and every single Craft Party we host!
Katie made her dream a reality back in 2011, when she set Crafts and Giggles up. She is so proud of what Crafts and Giggles has achieved, and continues to achieve. It couldn't happen without our talented freelance workshop providers, and crafty clients, so thank you!!
If you are interested in booking Crafts and Giggles for your party or event get in touch! We would love to help!
We can’t think of anything more enjoyable than crafts alongside a yummy afternoon tea! On Saturday one of our craft hen parties did just this! We organised afternoon tea at The Slug and Lettuce in York alongside a quilt making session for them!
We spent time liaising with The Slug and Lettuce to ensure the hen party's requirements were met, from their dietary requirements to a great spacious table. We wanted it to be just perfect!
Sophia hosted the Quilt Making session, and arrived at the venue before the hens arrived to ensure the crafts were set up beautifully.
The hen party enjoyed sewing the quilt squares alongside eating what looked like the tastiest afternoon tea! This is what they said about it "we had a fantastic time thank you - Helen (the bride) absolutely loved it! Sophia was wonderful and we've said we'd like to do another one of your workshops at some point. We will definitely recommend you again! Thank you very much"
Thank you very much to the hens for having us, and to the Slug and Lettuce for hosting us! If you are looking for a fabulous Craft Hen Party, get in touch! We would love to help you!