Welcome to Simple Crafts. Here you will find free resources to make seasonal and themed craft projects from very easy, to pretty tricky! We use Hama Beads, Polymer Clay, Yarn, Pom Poms, Sewing felt and fabric, paper and pen, buttons and beads and anything else we fancy to make crafting accessible!
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St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Jar

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February 23, 2014
St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Jar

St Patrick’s Day seems the perfect time to bring out two of my favourite crafts again; Fimo and glass jar decorating! This is an easy craft which would be great as a sweetie jar (smarties arranged in rainbow layers perhaps?) or a candle jar or a place to collect you very own gold coins....
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Halloween Fimo Cat Tutorial.

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October 6, 2013
Halloween Fimo Cat Tutorial.

It’s been such a long time since I did any polymer clay work that all my talent seemed to have deserted me when I sat down to make a start on this little chap. In fact it took nearly a week and endless prototypes before I started to feel like I was finding my...
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Easter Jar Basket in Felt & Fimo

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March 8, 2013
Easter Jar Basket in Felt & Fimo

Hello there! Maddy here, and I’m going to update you on my latest craft! most of the crafts we put on here are all Fimo or all felt or other crafting materials, but this one uses both felt and Fimo, oh, and a jar. Here it is, a pretty Easter basket (to put pretty...
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Fimo Heart Name Charms

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February 16, 2013
Fimo Heart Name Charms

I finally got round to finishing these little love hearts last night; rather late as a Valentine craft so I think I might start my Mother's Day crafting with them instead! At Christmas I was given mica powders to play with; these are cheap to buy on eBay, a scrapbooking material that seems to...
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Embossed Fimo Snowflake Decorations

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January 7, 2013
Embossed Fimo Snowflake Decorations

It's nearly time to put away the winter crafts and Christmas is long behind us but here is one craft we loved doing this year and will definitely do again. Ill write it up now and put links in shortly or it will never get done! First we cut out a snowflake from white...
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Fimo Snowman Snow Globes.

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December 8, 2012
Fimo Snowman Snow Globes.

A batch of cute little jars in the house and a frosty morning inspired a fresh go at snow globe asking this week. Baby food jars are not idea for this, as the lids don't refit well, but some cheap mini jam jars are great. Maddy was in charge of this craft and she...
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Christmas Lanterns in Fimo

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November 22, 2012
Christmas Lanterns in Fimo

Last week I took a version of the firework jar craft to our regular home education group. The kids have got fairly good at fimo crafts now and can produce some creative and individual pieces of work with them. I took a bag full of baby food jars, some large bars of soft black...
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Polymer Clay Poppy Flower

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November 9, 2012
Polymer Clay Poppy Flower

Poppies and their story have caught the household this week and another daughter got in on the act to produce this stunning piece of arty-crafty beauty. A really simple method produces a fabulous poppy flower from 3 colours of polymer clay and some seed beads. As you can see from the easy step by...
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Fimo Fireworks! A candle holder jar.

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November 4, 2012
Fimo Fireworks! A candle holder jar.

After seeing something on Pinterest the other day that I loved, I thought I would try making a Fimo fireworks display. I’ve needed to have a go with the new Stardust Fimo Effect Clay for a while and I’ve never played very much with Translucent Fimo Clay either. Since I’m still hoarding jars in...
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A Titchy Fimo Clay Witch.

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October 14, 2012
A Titchy Fimo Clay Witch.

Halloween preparation is firmly underway in this house; with 5 costumes to get ready we always need plenty of preparation time. So thoughts are turning to witches and spooky things and after running a workshop with some kids this week, I wanted another go at making a polymer clay witch of my own. I...
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