MAKE

The Curiosity Academy is Stylist’s new online learning hub for curious minds, offering classes, courses and how to guides on an eclectic mix of topics under 3 main categories – Think, Make and Do. Fancy trying a new creative hobby, or taking up arts and crafts? Topics include painting, cooking, crafting, knitting and more.

  • polymer clay earrings
    Fashion

    Follow this DIY polymer clay earring tutorial to level up your jewellery collection

  • how to make sangria
    Food and Drink

    How to make traditional, refreshing sangria from scratch

  • how to make floral focaccia
    Food and Drink

    A simple guide to making stunning, seasonal floral focaccia from scratch

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how to make sloe gin
Food and Drink

Brew warming sloe gin with this recipe from a master distiller

Now is the perfect time to start preparing the festive drink.

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Alice Porter
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how to make the perfect carbonara
Food and Drink

Expert advice for making authentic carbonara, by the head chef of Ave Mario and Gloria

It’s Instagram’s favourite pasta dish and it's about to become yours.

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Alice Porter
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how to make blackberry jam
Food and Drink

Blackberries are in season – here’s how to turn them into delicious jam

You’ll love this blackberry jam recipe.

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Alice Porter
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Alice Porter
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Houseplant obsessed? Display your greenery in a DIY plant frame

Looking for your next green-fingered project?

how to make bubble candles
Home and interiors

Start crafting Instagram’s favourite bubble cube candle in 10 simple steps

Everyone is loving bubble candles.

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Alice Porter
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sweet corn arepas from Mariana Velasquez
Recipes

A step-by-step guide to making Colombian sweetcorn fritters from scratch

The sweetcorn fritters make the perfect breakfast.

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Alice Porter
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how to make your own pizza dough
Food and Drink

Pizza Pilgrims’ guide to making delicious dough from scratch

From the founders of Pizza Pilgrims.

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Alice Porter
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how to make a bee hotel
Life

Craft a bee hotel in 7 easy steps to help protect the species

“It's like Love Island for the bees.”

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Alice Porter
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frozen honey
Food and Drink

An expert shares 3 honey-infused ice lolly recipes to make at home

A healthier take on the frozen honey trend.

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Alice Porter
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how-to-tufting
Homeware

Love tufted homeware (aka Instagram’s hottest interiors trend)? Here’s how to make it yourself

Once an endangered craft, now tufting’s all over our feeds.

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Alex Sims
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Alice Porter
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How to marble any item to help you inject some colour into your home

From wrapping paper, gift cards, empty candle holders – this is the upcycling method you didn't know you needed.

how-to-beeswax-wraps
Life

How to make your own beeswax wraps in 7 simple steps

Say goodbye to clingfilm with this eco-friendly alternative.

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Alice Porter
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how-to-udon-noodles
Food and Drink

Koya’s head chef explains how to make delicious Japanese udon noodles at home

Make broths and ramen with these glorious thick, bouncy noodles.

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Alex Sims
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how-to-make-dinner-candles
Home and interiors

DIY candles: craft your own tapered dinner candles at home

Try your hand at one of Instagram’s favourite interiors trends.

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Alice Porter
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plate of homemade bbq jerk chicken from scratch
Recipes

How to make the best jerk chicken on the BBQ, with advice from Rudie’s Jerk Shack

You need to try this recipe while the weather is hot.

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Alice Porter
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Woman holding tongs over barbecue
Homeware

How to make a DIY mini Japanese Konro barbecue grill in 6 easy steps

The perfect BBQ solution for solo diners.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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Cover image of terrazzo-inspired diy resin coasters
Homeware

How to craft terrazzo-inspired coasters from scratch

You can use resin to make everything, from coasters to mirror frames.

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Florie Mwanza
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Alice Porter
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A florist’s guide to creating a beautiful dried flower bouquet

How to perfect Instagram’s current favourite interiors trend.

Influencer Onyi Moss poses in two self-portrait photos; left image: sat against a rose bush, right: portrait headshot in wide brimmed hat
People

A guide to taking beautiful self-portraits, from an influencer who knows

Self-portrait photography will help you seriously level up your Instagram game.

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Alice Porter
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