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Crafting for good is about helping yourself and others through creativity.

Visiting this site and purchases from our not-for-profit shop all help our community work...we call it Robin Hood crafting; those that can, helping those that can't.

Activities for Elderly People

How our printables were used for activities for elderly residents, including during lockdown

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25% off Anniversary Celebration

1 year ago this week we moved to The Ridings Shopping Centre in Wakefield, Yorkshire as part of the Makey Wakey project via The Art House Wakefield - we sell creative supplies, provide free resources to community groups and promote creativity as a way to support mental health and wellbeing.

To celebrate you can get 25% off everything for the rest of November! No code needed, just enjoy some creative lockdown shopping...

#buysocial #shoplocal #businessforgood

Shop Now - 25% Anniversary Celebration

Little Book & Gel Pens Set - Start Small

Our Start Small project to kickstart people's creativity is going down a treat!

While you don't need anything special to take part, we put this bundle together so you have a lovely, handy little book and the right gel pens to show up brightly on the black pages (white available too in the shop).

Day 1 - 30 Days of Gratitude

Day 1 - 30 Days of Gratitude

"What smells or sounds are you grateful for?"


Posted by Crafting4Good CIC on Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Start Small Project

More pages created as part of our Start Small project - being creative is good for you, but often the hardest part is...

Posted by Crafting4Good CIC on Saturday, 31 October 2020

3rd New Employee

Welcome to our **3rd** employee! Sharon brings even more colour, energy and creativity as our new Retail Assistant in...

Posted by Crafting4Good CIC on Friday, 11 September 2020

Start Small for Mental Health & Wellbeing

#startsmall📒 Creativity is good for mental health but can be an effort to get going. We’re using our new tiny...

Posted by Crafting4Good CIC on Monday, 21 September 2020

New Stock for Journaling, Gratitude, Sketching etc

A rainbow of cute little books just waiting to be filled with creative ideas 🤗 In the shop from Thursday and online right now £3 each


Posted by Crafting4Good CIC on Sunday, 20 September 2020

Free Quality Art Paper

Free Quality Pink Pig Art Paper

We are lucky to be supported by Pink Pig Sketchbooks - whose high-quality paper offcuts can be given out for free to community groups and also now to any customer purchasing something from our growing stock of brand new quality art supplies. While stocks last. Open reduced hours Thursdays and Fridays 10-4, top floor in The Ridings Shopping Centre near to Esquires Coffee.

Posted by Crafting4Good CIC on Saturday, 19 September 2020

Slow Stitching - Letters from Lockdown

Slow stitching, or mindful stitching is a way of using creativity for positive wellbeing

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Social Impact from Crafting4Good CIC

Social impact in various ways through our not-for-profit craft company, and how you can help too.

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Managing Dyslexia

We are a community group of adults with Dyslexia and associated mental health. We normally meet weekly in sandal library in Wakefield but are currently

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Crafty Lockdown

Lockdown has meant so many things to so many people. For me, I realised that this was a BIG one: a Mount Everest. I have had problems with my mental health

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In Memory of My Mum

Before she passed away, my Mum donated a lot of her precious craft stash to Crafting4Good. She had held onto these for decades as she was an avid crafter

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Crafting: A New Inspiration

Hello! My name is Kate Wainwright and I started a new Craft Business last year called ‘The Craft House’ I have always loved making things from being

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***Our shop is temporarily closed due to Covid-19 - if you could keep hold of your items for now, we would be very grateful***

Donate art and craft supplies to Crafting4Good's Creative Hub in Wakefield, UK

Makey Wakey in Wakefield with Ridings Shopping Centre and The Art House