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.

Alice Vincent's balcony treehouse garden

Transform your balcony or patio into a luscious green space with these expert tips

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Alice Porter
  • 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

  • Woman holding tongs over barbecue
    Homeware

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

  • Cover image of terrazzo-inspired diy resin coasters
    Homeware

    How to craft terrazzo-inspired coasters from scratch

Latest Stories

Dried flower bouquets
Home and interiors

A florist’s guide to creating a beautiful dried flower bouquet

How to perfect Instagram’s current favourite interiors trend.

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Alice Porter
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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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homemade clay pottery pot and plant pot
Home and interiors

Try this simple pottery tutorial with expert tips from Sculpd’s resident potter

From vases to trinket trays to lamps, you’d be surprised what you can do with a little bit of clay.

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Alice Porter
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Image of chilli crisp condiment and the ingredients.
Food and Drink

You’ll love this easy recipe for crispy chilli oil, TikTok’s condiment du jour

Use it as a sauce for noodles, drizzle it on soups or fry eggs with it.

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Florie Mwanza
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Alice Porter
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Jacqueline Wilson’s 11 tips for writing a best-selling children’s book

Advice from the author who has written 112 novels for children.

how-to-beeswax-wraps
Life

7 easy steps to make your own beeswax wraps and help reduce plastic usage

Get another single-use plastic out of your life.

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Alice Porter
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DIY fermented cabbage in glass kilner jar
Recipes

How to ferment any vegetable with just salt and water

Make sauerkraut that's good for your gut and your tastebuds.

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Alice Porter
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two homemade refreshing gin cocktails for summer
Food and Drink

Impress your friends with these gin cocktail recipes this World Gin Day

World Gin Day falls on Saturday 12 June this year.

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Alice Porter
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three selfies of make-up artist Georgie Rose demonstrating how to create glowing skin with make up
Make-up

Get the dewy, glowing skin of your dreams for summer with this make-up tutorial

There's more to it than just choosing the right highlighter.

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Alice Porter
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how to make paper flowers
Home and interiors

Making paper flowers is the perfect mindful arts and crafts hobby

It's a great way to fill a few hours on a rainy weekend.

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Alice Porter
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multicoloured design of homemade tufted rug DIY
Home and interiors

Make a personalised rug from home with this beginner-friendly tutorial

Who knew rug-making could be so simple?

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Alice Porter
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Alice Porter
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Create your own floral embroidery with this beginner-friendly tutorial

Plus some tips from an expert on how to create your own beautiful designs.

woman sat at desk writing will in notepad
Money

How to write your will, if you don’t know where to start

Writing your will may seem like a mammoth task – The Curiosity Academy has got you covered for easy, expert advice.

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Charley Ross
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the ultimate chocolate cake recipe by Lottie Bedlow from GBBO 2020
Recipes

Bake Off’s Lottie Bedlow reveals her recipe for the ultimate showstopping chocolate cake

Chocolate sponge, chocolate custard, chocolate ganache AND chocolate icing? We're in.

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Alice Porter
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Home and interiors

Make your own tapered candles with the founder of Fairholme

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

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Alice Porter
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Influencer Zeena Shah in composite image next to DIY paper in marble design
Home and interiors

A beginner’s guide to beautiful paper marbling

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

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Alice Porter
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Logo for BBC sounds podcast 'The Sista Collective' with presenter Jessie Aru Phillips
Podcasts

Learn to write an engaging script with this BBC Sounds podcaster

BBC Sounds and Spotify podcast presenter and producer Jessie Aru-Phillips talks through the basics.

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Charley Ross
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Life

Introducing The Curiosity Academy

Are you looking to find new hobbies, grow your passions and learn new skills?

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Stylist Team
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Charley Ross
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Tried-and-tested methods for building a friendship that lasts the test of time

Here's how to make sure your friendships are foolproof.

Home and interiors

Essential advice for those who want to paint but don’t know where to start

Bored of buying the same old prints for your walls? Try this creative solution

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Alice Porter
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