How to paint flowers in gouache with Becki Clark

Gouache flowers

Becki says: “I used gouache paint to create this pattern. You could apply the same principles with most paints, however, gouache will give you the lovely opaque effect. “Another good tip is to not be overwhelmed and see your florals as shapes taking them one step at a time.” Read on to find out how… Read more

Join us for an Instagram takeover with Becki Clark this weekend

Everyday magic

Ready for a new Instagram takeover? This weekend our art editor Becki Clark (@becki_clark_) will be taking over the In The Moment Instagram account to share her painting and brushpen calligraphy tips. To join in with the takeover, follow us @inthemomentmag and #ITMtakeover.   Meet Becki Clark Becki says: “I try and stay as creative… Read more

Make a sunset tie dye cushion cover

Sunset cushion

We love how this cushion looks like a colour gradient from a tropical sunset. It’s perfect for transforming your sofa into somewhere to lay back and dream of summer fun. Of course, you don’t have to use sunset colours, but pink and yellow is a stunning colour combination. This technique would also look good on… Read more

Join our April Instagram photo challenge!

Instagram photo challenge

Are you ready for a new photography challenge? This month’s theme is ‘be creative’. To enter you’ll need to share a picture of your creative activities – which can be anything from painting to knitting or creative writing – and tell us why you enjoy it. If you include a comment it’ll greatly increase your… Read more

Project Calm magazine issue 8 is out in the UK on 12 April – and we’ve got some exciting news

Project Calm magazine issue 7

There’s not long to go until your favourite mag comes out in the UK – and we have an exciting announcement to make. From next issue, we’ll be going bi-monthly so you’ll only have two months to wait between issues! Project Calm magazine editor Lara Watson says: “We’re so excited about going up to six… Read more

Look inside In The Moment Magazine issue 11 – out in the UK on 3rd April

In The Moment issue 11 cover

This month we’ve been thinking about how we overcome obstacles, both big and small. We’re learning how to make tough decisions, using reading as therapy and discovering the power of positivity. In this issue, you can also learn how to dress for confidence, how you can benefit from mindful doodling and how walking in Van… Read more

9 Instagram food photography tips for beginners with Bo Porterfield of Bo’s Kitchen

Bo's Kitchen food photography

If you spend hours admiring beautiful food photography and want to learn how to make your food look good on Instagram then read on – we’ve gathered together some expert tips to help you get started. Bo Porterfield of Bo’s Kitchen ( on Insta) has put together this helpful Instagram food photography guide to show you… Read more

Download free illustrated papaya wallpaper for your phone, computer or iPad designed by Becki Clark

Papaya illustrated wallpaper

Brighten your day with these gorgeous illustrated papaya wallpapers for your phones and devices, created by the talented Becki Clark. To download the right wallpaper for you, simply click on the links below to choose the one you need. If you’re a fan of Becki’s work, you can also download these pretty floral wallpapers or… Read more

Take part in the March In The Moment Instagram photo challenge

March Instagram photo challenge

Ready for a new Instagram photography challenge? With spring on the way, we thought we’d celebrate everything that’s great about this time of year – so this month’s theme is ‘spring vibes’. To enter the competition on Instagram, you’ll need to tag us @inthemomentmag and use the hashtag #ITMphotochallenge. You’ll also need to tell us a little… Read more

Make stitched paper leaves to decorate your home

Stitched paper leaves project

Make Zoë Patching’s stunning stitched paper leaf pictures to hang up on your wall. You don’t need to be an experienced crafter to create this stylish paper leaf design for your home. Our friends at Papercraft Inspirations magazine have shared one of their fave projects for you to try, designed by Zoe Patching. Zoë has… Read more