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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Scruffy Cats in Pom Poms & Felt.

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October 21, 2013
Scruffy Cats in Pom Poms & Felt.

We love pom poms here but they’ve not been out for a while. Long autumn nights and evenings watching Strictly are here though, which means some winding of pom poms can happen and some cute crafts too. I’m still busy experimenting with making realistic patterns from different wool winding techniques but here are our...
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Pom Pom Flowers

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September 2, 2013
Pom Pom Flowers

It’s been a bit quiet here lately; I took some time out to enjoy my little boy, since he’s growing up all too fast and needed lots of mummy attention but I also found myself (as I’m wont to do) setting up a new shop for all the beautiful craft supplies that I like...
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Easter Pom Pom Creatures

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March 25, 2013
Easter Pom Pom Creatures

Maddy twizzled up a window display in pom poms and foam sheets this week to cheer up the frankly unimpressive winter weather and make it feel a little more spring like at home. Our trusty pom pom makers (coming soon to a brand new online craft shop near here are favourites with us and...
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Valentine Pom Pom and Felt Heart Craft

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January 29, 2013
Valentine Pom Pom and Felt Heart Craft

I wanted to help a group of girls make something really pretty as a quick craft in a short session this week and came up with this idea.   First each of the kids made a pom pom or two in small sizes, using links and white yarns, or whatever suited their version of...
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Chinese New Year Pom Pom Dragon

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January 16, 2013
Chinese New Year Pom Pom Dragon

Maddy’s latest make is this gorgeous pom pom dragon. Here are her words on how to make him   You need red, yellow and blue acrylic yarn and some different coloured pipe cleaners plus something to make eyes; paper, felt or googly eyes will work. First make 4 medium pom poms, roughly the size...
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Pom Pom Snowball Fight.

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December 31, 2012
Pom Pom Snowball Fight.

I saw this idea a year or so ago on Pinterest and will have to find the right place to credit it when I'm near a proper computer but this idea for making a Pom Pom snowball fight tickled Maddy very much when I told her about it and so she made it happen....
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Christmas Pom Pom Swag

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November 10, 2012
Christmas Pom Pom Swag

This craft is one we did last year and put up at home; I think it was the thing that made me truly fall in love with the decorative power of pompoms. It looked beautiful, far greater than the sum of its £1.50 ball of yarn parts and was one of the things we...
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Pom Pom Firework Craft

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November 2, 2012
Pom Pom Firework Craft

We thought we were up against it with this particular craft but yet again Maddy came up trumps, with a little imaginative help from another sister. So here it is, a pom pom craft for Firework Night One navy blue or black large popm pom to be the sky. Then take some pipe cleaners...
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Halloween Pom Pom Characters

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October 4, 2012
Halloween Pom Pom Characters

Last year we had great fun dressing up our window with a combination of gel pens and Halloween Pom Pom creatures. They stayed up nearly till it was time to get festive in fact, since they cheered up the greyness of autumn pretty well. Pom Pom creatures are great fun at any time but...
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Pom Pom Owl

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September 10, 2012
Pom Pom Owl

Last year my girls and I had fun making some spooky Halloween pom pom animals and people. One of the most effective ones was the owl we made, hooooo… (who? hoo? get diddit?) was really too cute to be anything spooky at all. Owls have been one of the great design icons of the...
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