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Our Customer's Amazing Christmas Creations

We might teach you the skills of Folk Art and decorative painting but what you do with those skills is endless. The creativity of our customers blow us away and here we showcase a few festive favourites.

Introducing Our Brand New Masterclass

Introducing our brand new Folk Art Painting Masterclass for Intermediate painters; the brushes, the techniques and the designs.

Which Christmas Colour Palette Will You Choose For 2020?

This month we try out our Christmas wreath in four of our favourite festive colour schemes. Which one is your favourite?

Spread A Little Joy This Christmas

We love using our painting skills for a good cause and this month we will be hand painting some letters and cards to send to those more vulnerable and isolated than ourselves. We hope you will join us in reaching out to others this festive season.

Paint Your Own Holly Wreath

Painting holly is a great way for us to get in to the festive mood. Here, we have taken the techniques we showed you in our last blog tutorial and taken it one step further to create a beautiful holly wreath.

How To Paint Holly

Here is our step by step tutorial to teach you how to paint a beautiful sprig of holly, because what's Christmas without a little holly?

We Say Creativity Is Essential

Creativity is essential! To think about a world without creativity, for us, is impossible. It is everywhere and it is inextinguishable.

How To Paint Your Very Own Christmas Napkins

Painted napkins is a great project if you are learning how to paint onto fabric. Our step by step guide talks you through this project from preparation to completion.

How To Paint Onto Fabric

Would you like to paint onto fabric but aren’t sure where to start? Here we talk you through the speciality products available and some tips and tricks to help you along the way.

How To Save Money This Christmas Using Your Painting Skills

We believe it is the thought that counts at Christmas (and all year round!) so here's a few ideas to save those pennies this year and get creative.

Paint Your Own Pumpkin Tray - Perfect For Halloween

Paint the perfect pumpkins this Halloween! Here we show you how to transform your pumpkins designs into a wreath for a tray which is perfect for the upcoming holiday!

How To Paint Onto Slate The Right Way

One of the most common questions we get at You Can Folk It is "How do I paint onto...?". In this blog post we tell you how you can successfully paint onto slate to create a Folk Art project to be proud of. 

Brushstroke Surgery - How To Improve Your Comma Strokes

Practising a new skill can take time and patience. If you are struggling to create the perfect comma stroke, read these three common mistakes and our advice on how to overcome them.

A Few Of Our Favourite Projects From The Last Month

Bringing together a few of our favourite practice sheets and projects from our customers, we share their progress and inspiration here.

Introducing Our Favourite Brushes For Beginners

Why would a beginners kit need four brushes? Here are our reasons behind why we included them and what you can learn when using each one.

What We Learned During Lockdown

Lockdown in the UK made us look at life a little differently and rethink how we were going to spend our time together. Here's a few positives we are taking away from the unique situation. 

The Story So far

'You Can Folk It' has evolved yet again. Find out the full story behind our products here.

Folk Art of Hungary

We've recently been spending time in Budapest and so took the opportunity to delve into the world of Hungarian Folk Art.