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Made At Home Crafts

From childhood, I’ve been passionate about art – drawing, knitting, sewing, sculpting, and more.

Exploring hobbies lets me express myself creatively. Alongside crafts, I love writing about diverse topics.

At Made At Home Crafts, you’ll find a blend of engaging articles, reviews, and tutorials. Welcome to a space where creativity thrives.

Enjoy the journey through this eclectic mix of inspirations! – Lia

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10 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners – Easy Things to Sew and Sell
Arts and Crafts | Sewing | Toys

10 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners – Easy Things to Sew and Sell

Are you ready to see the 10 easy sewing projects for beginners and discover easy things to sew and sell? Of course, you will need tools and materials as nothing fell from the sky, right? With a bit of investment, you will have everything you need to start your own sewing business or just enjoy…

10 Quilling Paper Ideas | Amazing Quilling Art Easy
Arts and Crafts | Quilling

10 Quilling Paper Ideas | Amazing Quilling Art Easy

See below the 10 quilling paper ideas to enjoy at home. The list includes projects, best tools, books, kits, and all you need to start your journey in this fabulous craft! By following the basic quilling techniques, you can make quilling art easy designs to elaborated work as portraits! So, let’s start with the basics….

5 Tin Can Craft Ideas – What To do With Empty Tin Cans
Arts and Crafts | Decoupage | Kids | Recycling

5 Tin Can Craft Ideas – What To do With Empty Tin Cans

If you are here you are interested in learning 5 Tin Can Craft ideas to upcycle your empty containers at home. Sometimes people think that crafts are just ugly, old, rubish and outdated objects that they will never use as a decoration in their homes. Well, in fact, in some crafts you can use, or…

Decoupage Ideas
Arts and Crafts | Decoupage | Organizing | Storage

7 Decoupage Ideas on Wood for Beginners – Easy How to Decoupage

7 Decoupage Ideas on Wood for Beginners 1- Easy Wooden Drawers Decoupage Project My inspiration comes from frustration on not finding things around the house when I needed then. You know, it always happens when you need a stick tape to wrap your child teacher’s present at the last minute. This project is also an idea…

Chakra Beads
Arts and Crafts | Inspiration | Jewellery | Polymer Clay | Reviews

All in One Polymer Clay Tutorials For Beginners – All You Need to Know

Are you looking for all in one polymer clay tutorials for beginners that will speed up your progress?  To see all my best selling polymer clay tutorials collection – Click here use code “FEBMADE” to get 50% in all my tutorials (from 28/01/2021 to 28/02/2022) You can make your own polymer clay jewellery by having…

Decoupage Coffee Table Photo Collage Idea | Does Mod Podge Dry Clear?
Arts and Crafts | Decoupage | Recycling

Decoupage Coffee Table Photo Collage Idea | Does Mod Podge Dry Clear?

This post will show in detail how to upcycle your old Coffee Table using the Decoupage method. For this project, I’m using Mod podge Podge as an adhesive and a top coat lacquer.  Because Mod Podge dries clear it is perfect for all Decoupage projects and can be used on any piece of furniture. Decoupage…

Easter Craft Ideas
Arts and Crafts | Cooking | Dolls | Easter | Polymer Clay | Seasonal | Toys

Easter Craft Ideas

Let’s have a look at some interesting Easter Craft Ideas! It’s time to relax! Finally, I am having some “spare time”!!!! so I can do what I like most: “arts and crafts”!… and it’s probably a good excuse to eat some chocolates! What are you doing this Easter? It would be great to spend time…

how to improve drawing skills
Arts and Crafts | Drawing | Reviews

How to Improve Drawing Skills – Draw What you See – The Secrets Revealed

The secret to learning how to improve your drawing skills is learning to draw what you see.  Does it sound confusing? If, yes, let me explain. Firstly, the good thing is that you are here, looking for answers, so you are on the path to get better at drawing. Many people say that they can’t…

How to Make a Chakra Bracelet – How to Make a Rainbow Bracelet
Arts and Crafts | Chakra | Jewellery | Polymer Clay | Uncategorized | Wellbeing

How to Make a Chakra Bracelet – How to Make a Rainbow Bracelet

If you are looking on how to make a chakra bracelet or a rainbow bracelet, you are in the right place. This tutorial is suitable for absolute beginners. You will learn how to use polymer clay to make beads and create a bracelet. For this project, I am using polymer clay colours that represent the…

Make your own bath prod
Arts and Crafts | Health & Fitness | Inspiration | Wellbeing

How to Make Homemade Soap Without using Lye – Sell your products

Learn how to make homemade soap without using Lye is simpler than you think. And, why not make your products to sell? Everyone loves handmade soap bars, bath salts, home fragrance, potpourri, and everything else refreshing and beautiful. Making soap and beauty products has always been an excellent option to increase our income. And now,…

Is Knitting Easier Than Crochet? – Crochet vs Knitting
Arts and Crafts | Crochet and Knitting

Is Knitting Easier Than Crochet? – Crochet vs Knitting

knitting vs crochet: which one to choose? In this article we answer the big question – Is Knitting Easier Than Crochet? If you are looking to learn crochet or knitting, there are some fundamental differences that you need to know. But be sure that both are equally an enjoyable craft to learn. So what is…

Dali most famous painting
Arts and Crafts | Drawing | Famous Art | Inspiration | Travel

My Favourite Famous Artists Names and their Paintings

Here is my list of my favourite famous artists’ names and their paintings around the world. I love to get deep into the mind of the artist and their artwork and be inspired by some of the greatest minds of the world of art. Most of these famous paintings hold meaningful stories that unlock historical…

Polymer Clay beads and buttons
Arts and Crafts | Jewellery | Polymer Clay

Polymer Clay beads and buttons

What you can do with polymer clay it’s up to your imagination, really! It’s so enjoyable and relaxing that you have to try if you never done! By the way, the cover picture in this post is my cat Snowball. He loves to sleep in unusual places… in this case was on the top of…

Polymer Clay Necklace
Arts and Crafts | Jewellery | Polymer Clay

Polymer Clay Necklace

I had such enjoyment making polymer clay necklace that I would like to share it with you. Check out my shop where you can buy my tutorials here. See one example of you can make: All materials and tools needed for this project can be found at Amazon and the links are listed below: UK…

Soft Toys – But not what you expect – Not The Standard Teddy Toys
Arts and Crafts | Dolls | Kids | Sewing | Toys

Soft Toys – But not what you expect – Not The Standard Teddy Toys

Soft Stuffed Toys, cute, soft, cuddly, big or small, they are adorable. I remember having a collection that I left in my home country where we need to collect the empty milk carton and exchange for cute soft stuffed toys (farm-animals). This was a huge trend in Brazil years ago… Well, I left my collection…

Stress therapy Ideas
Arts and Crafts | Health & Fitness | Wellbeing

Stress Relieving hobbies – Stress Relief Therapy Ideas

Are you stressed? These stress-relieving hobbies will help you unwind and relax… Everyone gets stressed once in a while; it’s part of life. Firstly we need to acknowledge that we cannot stop or control the challenges we face in life. But we can control the way we react and respond to these challenges. Studies show…

What is a talisman | Examples | Amulet vs Talisman
Arts and Crafts | Mind, Body and Soul | Reviews | Talisman

What is a talisman | Examples | Amulet vs Talisman

If you are a frequent visitor of my blog, you would know that alongside arts and crafts, I am fascinated by the magic, invisible world and the energy that everything holds. So, in this post, I will explain what is a talisman, the difference of a talisman and an amulet and how to use a…

Handmade Custom Blythe dolls

Custom Blythe doll - Made at home crafts
Blythe doll custom – Blue 

Blue Custom Blythe doll base with a hinged body. Hands and feet move and bend – height 30cm – tan

Handmade by Lia Spragg

Bespoke Blythe doll
Blythe doll custom Teddy

Teddy Custom Blythe doll base with a hinged body. Hands and feet move and bend – height 30cm – tan

Handmade by Lia Spragg

Blythe doll custom – Sold

Custom Blythe doll base with a hinged body. Hands and feet move and bend – height 30cm – tan. Handmade by Lia Spragg in the UK.

She is ready to bring enchantment into your life.
The items below are included:

* The doll shown in pictures: Mint doll
* Complete outfit including dress, scarf, pixie hat, socks and shoes
* The little articulate bunny
Other extra lovely surprises