365 days of kawaii drawing

Guide to drawing Kawaii style!

Want to take your sketching from sad to super? Or maybe you want to try drawing Kawaii style for the first time!? We’ve got just what you need! 365 Days of Kawaii is the ultimate guide for the young, and young at heart, that want to draw these beautiful Kawaii motifs! From drawing food items […]

Journal with Purpose Layout Ideas

Journal with Purpose: 101 Layout Ideas and 500 Prompts

Helen Colebrook is back with another hit journal! Journal with Purpose: 101 Layout Ideas is the second book from Journaling genius, Helen. Including over 100 layout ideas, AND 500 prompts to help get those creative juices spilling over every page. Journaling is huge right now, and it’s no surprise. Throughout the last year and the […]

Cross Stitch for the Soul Book Emma Congdon

Cross Stitch Inspiration from Emma Congdon

Cross Stitch is one of our all-time favorite ways to spend our weekends, but sometimes, you need some inspiration (and guidance) to really create some beautiful stitches. Emma Congdon, better known in the Cross Stitch community as ‘Stitchrovia’ has just released her second book, Cross Stitch for the Earth and we’re loving it. Combining a […]

oh my gouache painting book

Why gouache painting is taking the art world by storm

Gouache paint is back in style, and it is storming the art world right now. So what better time to give you some gouache hints, tips, myths, and tricks to take your painting to the next level. The name “Gouache” (pronounced goo-ash) dates back to 18th century France, however, some sources suggest it was used […]

Behind the Books – James Woollam

Welcome back to our next edition of “Behind the Books”, where you can meet the team here at David & Charles, and get to know the people that help make our books. Next in this series, is our Managing Director, Mr James Woollam! 1.      Tell us a little bit about yourself and your role at David […]

100 Micro Crochet Motifs

Free Micro Crochet Motif Pattern

100 Micro Crochet Motifs is out now! To celebrate we thought we’d share one of the patterns here for free. Steffi Glaves created this book to inspire creativity in even the smallest of projects and they are BEAUTIFUL! With 100 projects, you’ll have so many amazing creations to make. Micro Crochet is one of the latest […]

Behind the Books at David and Charles

Behind the Books – Ame Verso

Behind the Books at David & Charles…We wanted to introduce you to the talented team that create the books our customers have come to know and love – we think they’re fantastic (but of course we’re biased) so we thought we’d share a little bit about them, so you can see how brilliant they are […]