Bright Ideas is one of the UK’s leading arts and crafts wholesalers and we are a major supplier to the education market – early years, schools and colleges. We also supply arts and crafts businesses and welcome family and adult crafters. Our aim is to provide you with inspiring arts and crafts ideas and products. We offer NEXT WORKING DAY delivery for UK mainland orders placed before 12 noon and there’s FREE delivery for orders over £50 (ex. VAT). All prices are subject to VAT at 20% which is applied at checkout.

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Make A Foil Tree Decoration

  It’s the final day of our 12 Crafts of Christmas fun and today’s bauble make will add some home-made charm to your Christmas tree. It’s easy and inexpensive to make and can be personalised using sequins, confetti, glitter or buttons. You will need: Coloured paper cut into strips (we used our Foil Embossed Star…


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Make A Gem Stone Tree Decoration

      It’s the penultimate day of our 12 Crafts of Christmas blogs and today’s simple make is something the kids will enjoy personalising with their favourite buttons, gems and sparkles. What’s better than a Christmas tree adorned with decorations that are home-made rather than shop bought? You will need: Sheet of card (we…


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Make A Bead Snowflake Decoration

Day 10 of our 12 Crafts of Christmas activity and today’s craft is a simple one you can set the kids. Perhaps you’re a teacher looking for an easy Christmas craft activity to keep your class busy as you wind down for Christmas, or maybe you’re at home with the kids and want something fun…


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