Craft Ideas & How To's from OASIS® Home and Hobby

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Beautiful Brides Bouquet using an OASIS® Heart Bouquet Holder

Difficulty: Advanced
Time Required: 60 minutes

Beautiful brides require beautiful bouquets that really stand out from the crowd. The OASIS® Heart Bouquet Holder really hits the spot when it comes to creating something different for your wedding day. Why not try this how-to idea and create a love heart to symbolise your special day. TOP TIP: To ensure that your bouquet looks at it’s very best, clean and shine the Aspidistra Leaves with Floralife® Leafshine for a professional finish.

You'll also need:
Ivy Leaves
Aspidistra Leaves
Red Hypericum Berries
Red Spray Rose

how-to: Twiggy Tree

This twiggy tree and foliage ring create the perfect centerpiece for your Christmas Dinner table.  A touch of artificial snow and glitter add the ideal festive touch to this winter wonderland tree. This design is so simple and effective, why not gi

how-to: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year...

Dressing the home for Christmas is a time honoured tradition and one of the perfect ways to get into the Christmas spirit!  These great ideas are so quick and easy and are sure to bring lots of sparkle into your home.   You’ll also need: A

how-to: Bonfire Night Basics

Autumn is a great time of the year.  All of the rustic colours and earthy scents create the perfect excuse for having lots of fun. Whether cosying up by a log fire or exploring the outdoors whilst gathering conkers and watching the leaves turn, th

how-to: Cosy Up and Get Creative

Cosy up and get creative with this winter warmer of a design.  Our new Fur Lined Bags give a hint of luxury to seasonal craft creations. Try your hand at this simple, yet effective design.   You’ll also need: Red Roses Holly Wood Sticks

how-to: Warming Gingerbread Man Festive Flowers

The festive favourite Gingerbread Man brings a smile to all faces at Christmas. Make this fun floral design using this new Hessian Bag. In fact make several to give as seasonal gifts for family and friends. You’ll also need: Red Gerbera Red Ros

how-to: Witching Hour Door Wreath

This fun stripy door wreath is a great way to greet your Halloween visitors during the witching hours.   You’ll also need: 4mm Black Diamante Pins Purple Tissue Paper Orange Tissue Paper Black Tissue Paper Light Green Tissue Paper 30cm S

how-to: The Spell Tree Table Centre

A Halloween centrepiece that would look great as a table centre or room decoration. The Mitsumata Branches are the perfect base to create such a unique design. You'll also need: Black Mitsumata Branches 6cm Mini Glass Bottles 6cm Flower Glitte

how-to: Halloween Sparkles Table Decoration

Two really basic, effective fun design’s. Ideal to make with children and fantastic for Halloween fun. You'll also need: Flower Glitter Black 150ml Flower Glitter Gold 150ml Flower Glitter Silver 150ml Flower Glitter Purple 150ml Mirrored

how-to: Mummy Candle Jars

A really effective fun design, ideal to make with children and fantastic for Halloween fun. Can be used to decorate a porch, a display for the home or a table centre. You will need: Burlap Ribbon Natural 5cm x 9m Honey Jar 780ml 9cm x 9cm x 14.

how-to: Floral Chair Back/Table Centre

Add a splash of colour to a dour chair back with this easy to create decoration. The same decoration can also be used as a table centre or to decorate venues and party rooms. You'll need: Tissue Paper White 76cm x 51cm Tissue Paper Light Green

how-to: Daisy Bunting

Bunting is great for draping and decorating venues, lining gazebos or dressing the edge of a buffet or dining table. Quick and easy to make the theme can be changed to suit any occasion using the wide range of Printed Film Roll Designs available fro

how-to: Delicious Sweet Treats

A party would not be complete without sweets, with a little time and some imagination you can present them in a fun exciting way. You'll need: Printed Film Roll Daisy White/Yellow 38 micron 80cm x 100m Milk Bottle Clear 250ml 6cm x 6cm x 14cm

how-to: Perfect Party Pom Poms

Based on an idea for a garden party, but the theme can be changed to suit any occasion using the wide range of Tissue Paper colours and Printed Film Roll Designs available from OASIS® Home and Hobby. You'll need: Tissue Paper White 76cm x 51cm

how-to: Surrounded by the nature

Create a lovely arrangement for Spring in a Woodland Round Pot to decorate your home, you can add more detail with the Feather Butterflies. You'll also need: Gerbera Ivy Alchemilla mollis

how-to: Get ready for Spring!

Make your home bright this with a floral creation using a Matt Cream Milk Churn, Wooden Picks and Rose Cotton Ribbon and your favorite variety of flowers. Our Spring Collection will bring you a wide range of Glass and Tinware containers you can use

how-to: Wish you a Merry Christmas!

We have the perfect creation to celebrate on Christmas using some of our new products. It was made in a Red Romance Round Tin Pot and the red roses will contrast with the frosty pine cones and the Christmas printed motif ribbon. You will need: R

how-to: Christmas present using a Winter Berry Hessian Star Container

Create a lovely arrangement for Christmas to give your loved ones. The new Winter Berry Hessian Star Container can be used as a center piece in a Christmas party, to decorate home, office or any other place. You will need: Red Carnations Brassi

how-to: Wedding reception using a 12 cm OASIS® Floral Cupcake

This romantic OASIS® Floral Cupcake is a lovely creation as a center piece of your wedding reception. Available in 2 sizes (8cm and 12cm), each OASIS® Floral Cupcake comes with its own decorative skirt or the plastic container you can change into

how-to: In the Pink using an Acrylic Designer Cube

This is the perfect floral design for a gift or for decorating the home. Lovely pastel flowers complement the pink Acrylic Designer Cube and decorative accessories to create a really stylish design. Phalaenopsis Orchids provide a touch of luxury, wh

how-to: Ring Of Roses

Pretty as a picture this fragrant pomander of Roses and Gypsophila will delight a little bridesmaid at a summer wedding. Carry the theme through by hanging clusters of the OASIS® Netted Spheres above the wedding table and then decorate the backs of

how-to: Summer Fun with our Artevasi Range

Flower arranging in the summer is great fun. There is so much choice in terms of variety and colour that creating a floral arrangement for a party or for the home is so easy to do. It's a great time of year to mix up colours and create a style which

how-to: Put the Icing on the Cake with our OASIS® Mini Deco Cake Top

Fresh flowers make a cake come alive and creating your own floral cake top design has never been easier with the help of the OASIS® Mini Deco Cake Top. With one or two blooms left over from the bridal bouquet a wedding cake can be transformed to co

how-to: Thank You Teacher using the 8cm OASIS® Floral Cupcakes

As the school term is coming to an end and the summer holidays begin, creating a sweet thank you for your teacher could not be easier. Try using one of our small or large cupcakes to add a flourish of flowers which will create a unique and memorable

how-to: Hit the Hot Spots with OASIS® RAINBOW® Foam

We love Wimbledon and with the sun shining what better way to celebrate than with a tennis inspired party. Plus what party would be complete without a flower arrangement for the party or buffet table and in Wimbledon colours this design is sure to b

how-to: Perfect Pew Ends using the OASIS® NAYLORBASE® Le Klip

For this craft guide the spotlight falls on the OASIS® NAYLORBASE® Le Klip designed to ensure hanging designs are stable and easy to fix. Its versatility and the ability to adjust its length means pew end arrangements are simple to do. Pew end de

how-to: Fancy Flower Wand

Create some magic with this beautiful flower wand. It couldn't be more simple to create a dainty wand for a flower girl or party princess using our heart and star wands. This easy, yet effective design gives an element of added glamour to whoever ca

how-to: Create this vintage design using the Cream Tin Pot with Butterfly motif

Beautiful butterflies make this popular pot all of a flutter for spring and summer plant and floral designs. Complete with a plastic liner, this cream container comes in a range of shapes and sizes with pink or lilac butterflies. Add some vintage fl

how-to: Sizzling Arrangement using the OASIS® Table Design Viva

This red hot flower design is sure to hit the spot this summer as a gift or decoration for the home.  The fantastic use of wool felt and cord creates high impact whilst being a quick and easy way to decorate the container element of the OASIS® Tab

how-to: Dainty Daisy Flower Pot

These Cream tinware pots are bang on trend for spring and summer. With a pretty daisy design circling the rim they are perfect for adding flower arrangements or plants to, plus they make a great addition to any wedding as part of a table centrepiece

how-to: Favourite Favours using 8cm OASIS® Floral Cupcakes

These quirky OASIS® Floral Cupcakes are so versatile and are the perfect addition to any wedding. Each OASIS® Floral Cupcake comes with it's own decorative skirt or the plastic container can be easily decorated to match your wedding theme. Availab

how-to: Creative Confetti

Confetti is a great addition to any wedding celebration and our acid free tissue paper allows you to easily and cost effectively create your own version to perfectly match your wedding theme and colours. This confetti is so simple and fun to make wh

how-to: Mirror Images

Long top tables at wedding receptions can need special treatment, and the repetition of creating several matching designs along the centre of the table gives a much greater impact. Depending on how long the table is you can just keep going adding m

how-to: Spring is in the Air with this Bark Handled Bowl Basket

This beautiful Spring basket will make anyone smile. Made using a large Bark Handled Bowl Basket and OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Maxlife, add some seasonal coloured flowers in yellow, white and purple to make your design really bloom! Foil wrapped ch

how-to: Easter Basket Nest using a 12cm OASIS® Floral Cupcake

Easter is the perfect time of year to practice and show off your crafting skills. There are so many fun and creative things to make and be inspired by at this time of year, plus Spring colours are so cheerful that they are bound to bring a smile to

how-to: To Mum...With Love

Cook up a storm this Mother's Day with the OASIS® Floral Cupcakes. Cute and versatile with a filling of OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Maxlife and a sturdy plastic container, they come in a variety of different colours, sizes and patterns. It’s easy

how-to: Spring Blossom Design Using an OASIS® Table Design Neo

Spring is in the air and with such gorgeous flowers available in an array of colours making a small floral design as a gift or home arrangement provides instant cheer.  The OASIS® Table Design Neo and Viva are the perfect solution to creating smal

how-to: Quick and Easy Floral Design Using an Artevasi Cubo Container

For a modern Christmas design that can be made in minutes look no further than this easy design. With luxury festive favourite Roses and a splash of glitter this design has all of the trimmings to make any Christmas table sparkle. Try this quick how

how-to: 'Tis the Season for creating table designs using the OASIS® Floral Cracker

Here’s a popping new idea to go crackers about this Christmas. The new OASIS® Floral Creations Christmas Crackers in red, silver and gold are real winners. Ideal for gifts, functions or table arrangements they come complete with OASIS® Ideal Flo

how-to: Sparkling Bright Design using an OASIS® FOAM FRAMES® Star

Create a sparkling star for Christmas using the OASIS® FOAM FRAMES® Star. Perfect for creating the ultimate holiday decoration to display in any home this festive season. Add candles to give that extra special touch and really make this star glow

how-to: Glass Vase Design using an OASIS® Design Ring and Wooden Buttons

Baby it's cold outside so why not create a winter wonderland inspired design to display in the house or on a Christmas dinner table this holiday season?  Made using an OASIS® Design Ring and a glass vase, then topped of with our new rustic Woode

how-to: Festive Snowflake Arrangement using the Galvanised Jingle Pot

Deck the halls with these cute Christmas Pots complete with snowflake motif. They are perfect little pots for adding a few special flowers and a whoosh of creativity in order to make crafty festive gifts or deigns for the home. You Will Need: Re

how-to: Frosty Hanging Spheres made using OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Spheres

Creativity is thinking in a different direction, often it’s just using everyday items in a distinctive or different way. Using inexpensive Cupressus to create icy spheres is a fabulously simple and cost effective way to make Christmas decorations.

how-to: Glad Tidings gift design using OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Maxlife Bricks and a Square Designer Bowl

With gift arrangements high on the list of Christmas best sellers this design is sure to be a pleaser. It’s time to look for versatile containers that can be used in a variety of seasonal styles. The Square Designer Bowl container fits the bill pe

how-to: Best Dressed Tree using a 14cm Glass Cube

Here’s a contemporary take on the traditional Christmas tree, its great for modern homes where a classic tree would take up too much room. Bang on trend in the latest Scandinavian festive style the tree is long lasting, stylish and will be the cen

how-to: The Icing on the Cake!

This year National Cupcake Week takes place 15th – 21st September 2014 and in celebration we have created a special how-to guide to help you create a deliciously delightful floral cupcake which is 100% calorie free! Follow these easy step by step

how-to: Spooky Pumpkin Pie cupcakes using the 8cm OASIS® Floral Cupcake

Try your hand at creating these spooky Halloween floral treats.  Perfect for decorating any Halloween funhouse or as a trick or treat gift! Each cute pumpkin is made using an 8cm OASIS® Floral Cupcake and incorporates inexpensive design elements,

how-to: Autumnal Garland design using an OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Netted Garland

Try out a homegrown harvest theme this year created with an abundance of rich autumnal colours.  This classy garland is packed with seasonal delights to communicate the autumn feel of the hedgerow.  Made using an OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Netted G

occasions: Create Magical Wands using Aluminium Wire and Skeleton Bayan Leaves

Magical wands are back in fashion and making enchanting wands has never been simpler with OASIS® Home and Hobby Products.  You don’t have to be a wizard to follow our step-by-step guide to making this perfect wand creation. You'll also need:

occasions: Cocktail Hour Table Design made using a 30cm OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Maxlife Sphere

Great for event work and table designs this stunning design made using a 30cm OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Maxlife Sphere is definitely a crowd pleaser made in dramatic purple, red and lime green colours, and then jazzed up with a slash of silver.  A