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Facebook Live Class The Emma Flip Flap Album and Stand Class No 6

Hi Everyone, our Facebook Live classes have been going really well.  We're up to Class No 6.  If you've not seen the classes they run in two parts over a Friday and Saturday eve, and are designed so you can use your own basic supplies and papers from your stash to make the project. It's been a great way for us all to craft together during lock down and we plan to continue the live classes as we all get back to the new normal.   This weeks project is the Emma Flip Flap album and Stand.  The album measures  9 1/2" wide x 7 1/2" deep, has six pocket pages with pull outs and sits in a neat stand.  The project is suitable for new and experienced crafters alike. With the class you receive the following: On Purchase: Full written cutting guide for the project and link to join the Facebook Live Class (digital download) In the FB Live Class Group Introduction Video with helpful hints about the project - useful to watch before you star…
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Introducing the Fruit and Flora Folded Album

Today we're really excited to be introducing our latest craft kit.  When assembled this fun little album measures 8 1/4" x 7" x 2", has an elasticated closure and folds out to reveal an array of pages and tuck spots for ephemera and photos.  There are double sided acetate pockets to showcase pictures and acetate covered photo mats to hold pictures in place rather than sticking them down.  Changing up your featured photo's has never been easier.  The kit comes with all you need to assemble the album covers , make up the internal structure of the album and decorate in papers from the 8 x 8 Fruit and Flora pad. The PDF tutorial (digital download) has a full video assembly guide covering all the assembly steps, a full supply list, tool list and cutting guide for all card and paper pieces.  See links at the end of the post.  If you love the album but would like to make it and decorate in your own choice of papers there's a PDF Tutorial available that has all the…

March 2020 Giveaway Winner

Hi Everyone, we hope you're keeping safe and well in these worrying times.  Huge thanks if you left a comment on the March Giveaway Blog Post and You Tube video.  We had a great time reading all of the comments and were truly touched by the lovely comments.  To select our finalists we used Random.org for blog comments and You Tube Random Comment Picker for comments left under the video.  Random.org picked our overall winner as comment 2, left by Linda.  Huge congrats Linda. We'll be in touch.  Thank you again if you joined in the Giveaway this month.  Our April Giveaway will go live on the blog and You Tube channel on 6th, so do call back and leave a comment for another chance to win one of Clares makes.  If you're self isolating and looking for inspiration there's 50% off all online workshops and PDF Tutorials over on the website until 14th April. For more info follow the links below.  Discounts are deducted automatically at the checkout so no coupon code is required…

Spring Sale - 20% off while stocks last

Evening everyone, In light of the very difficult situation the spread of Covid-19 has caused, many of us have been left with little choice but to self isolate. If you're finding you have more time on your hands to craft why not take advantage of our Spring Sale with 20% everything off while stocks last. We have a wide selection of bundles, craft kits, papers and lots more crafty delights.  Click here to start your spring shopping and don't forget to enter SPRING2020 at the checkout to apply your discount.  Stay safe and stay well :-) C

Announcing the new 2020 My Creative Spirit Design Team

Hi everyone, it's a very exciting day here as we announce the members of our first ever design team.   Huge thanks to everyone who sent in an application.  We reviewed each one with great interest, loved all of your gorgeous makes and really appreciated the time and thought that went into putting together your entires.  So without further ado here's the new 2020 Design Team  Judith Prendergast - UK  Sue Tossell - UK Patti Senter - USA Jeanette Wilde - Germany Carol Held - Canada Huge congrats ladies.  We're looking forward to sharing your intro's here on the blog from 1st April, and your inspiration and creative makes with everyone during the year.   Just Arrived If you're a G45 fan do check out the latest Farmhouse Collection now in stock on the website. There are some gorgeous B sides on the papers in this collection.  Farmhouse Collection  March Giveaway  If you missed this months giveaway post and would like to be in with a chance to win one of Clare's hand mad…

March 2020 Giveaway!

Hi everyone, how's your week going so far? It's dull grey and raining here, again! If you follow me you'll know that over the past 11ish years I've been designing and making projects to share with crafters on line, in workshops and retreats.  Each one has been made with a lot of love and passion for my craft, and many of them still live with me in the house.  As you can imagine we're getting a little crowded here lol! So for a few months I'll be giving away one or maybe more project each month starting with this Picture Perfect Album altered in papers from the Imagine collection by Graphic 45.  You can see more of the project in the video below.  If you'd like to enter this months giveaway you can leave your comment below or hop over to my You Tube channel (click here) and leave a comment on the March 2020 Giveaway video.  All comments listed at midnight GMT 31st March 2020 will be entered into the draw. Our winer will be announced here and on the blog on …

Introducing the Agatha Box and Album Cover Set

Hi Everyone, I hope you've had a good week and are looking forward to the weekend and maybe some crafting lol!!!.  I'm excited to be sharing the latest addition to our range of boxes and box and album cover sets with you today.  Who doesn't love a box to put things or to hold a keepsake.  I know I do.   The Agatha Box Set comes flat packed, is laser cut from 3mm MDF and can be assembled using glue, painted and altered in mixed media if thats your style, or with our Signature Black Construction Tape and decorated in paper as shown above.  The model was decorated in paper from the Le Romantique Deluxe Collectors Edition by Graphic 45, has an ornate lock and metal corners on the lid. Once assembled it measures w: 10 1/2" d: 8 1/2" h: 4".  See below for links to all featured products.   .     The Agatha Box and Album Cover Set contains the ten laser cut pieces that make up the box, two album covers, one long and one short spine to make one portrait or landscape st…