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Showing posts from August, 2019
Morning everyone, I hope you've enjoyed your week and are looking forward to a well earned break over the weekend.  Let's hope the sun shines on us all. I've been up in the craft room having a great time making some fabulous samples for todays product launch: the A5 and A6 Notebook Holder sets and bundles. If you're a list maker, a planner, a lover of anything notebookish, looking for makes for a stall at a fete/charity fundraiser, running a class or looking for present or stocking filler ideas I think you'll love our latest release. The single Notebook Holder Cover sets, cut from 3mm MDF are available in A5 and A6 sizes. Assembled using our Signature Black Construction tape the sturdy cover can be decorated in any choice of medium and holds two standard sized A5 or A6 notebooks.   We've put together a selection of bundle options in both sizes too.  Each bundle includes one Notebook Holder Cover Set, two notebooks, black cord elastic, one 5m roll

Introducing the Armoire

Hi everyone, I'm super excited to be sharing the launch of our elegant Armoire Kit and Bundle with you today. This gorgeous laser cut MDF kit measures just under 14" from the base to the top of the pediment, is 7" wide, 6 1/2" deep and has a slot and stick assembly system. A fabulous kit on its own but, as we all like to make mini books and have places to tuck and keep memorabilia, I've designed a Mini Album, Mini Album Box and little pull out box that sits on a suspended shelf too. The detailed assembly guide (digital download) that comes with both options is video driven, includes a full assembly guide for the Armoire, dimensions for cutting the album covers and mini album box from chipboard, the small box from card, tips and techniques for the project and a generic cutting guide to decorate everything in papers of your choice. I've had loads of fun altering our two samples in different paper lines giving them a totally different look. So let's

Picture Perfect......

Hi Everyone, today's post was inspired by the arrival of my friends beautiful baby boy and a photo frame I've made for her. If like me you love making and giving gifts with a personalised touch our Photo Frame Kit is the ideal base to create perfectly framed memories that you can coordinate with your favourite 12 x 12 papers and cardstock too.     There's a bunch of options with this kit to make two portrait and landscape style single frames or one double portrait or landscape style frame.  I was on a roll after making my baby frame and made a couple of double frames using different techniques.   Double Photo Frame with taped frames  - I used our Signature Black Construction Tape to edge the frames and then decorated them in paper strips with mitred corners.  This technique uses less paper than the convention wrapped frame. You may recognise my little pirates - Oli ands Harry wearing the hats and parrots they made at a Pirate themed morning with Auntie Annie at the N

A Great Time had by all .....

Huge thanks ladies and gent for joining Glyn and myself at our one day workshop, Stoneleigh last weekend.  What a great time we all had assembling, painting snipping and sticking our  Mini Cabinet and Drawer Set  together around a lot of laughter, nibbles and retail therapy.  Here's a few pics of everyone crafting away and some of the finished projects.  .   Say cheese everyone :-)  If you'd like to join me and like minded crafters at one of our future events see below for 2019 locations & dates and follow the links for more info and bookings: One Day Workshops 2019 Project:  Traveller's notebook in a choice of papers Reading, Berkshire  - Saturday 21st September 2019 Stoneleigh, Warwickshire  - Saturday 5th October 2019 Weekend Craft Retreat  - limited places left Holiday Inn, Kenilworth, Warwickshire - November 15th - 17th 2019 Have a great day all, thanks for calling by and do join me again for more crafty chat and

Launching the File Folder......

Hi everyone, it's Friday and launch day for our latest project - the File Folder.  I had loads of fun making the samples altered here in two gorgeous paper collections to give two totally different looks to the same File Folder Cover Set.  .   Measuring 10" x 7 1/4 x 2" the sturdy File Folder Cover set is laser cut from 3mm MDF, has a magnetic closure inset into the covers, opens top reveal the option to add a noticeboard section on the inside cover and a ring binder that holds four layered pages. These can be made with or without pockets and pull out photo mats.  I've added a tuck spot option for the pages too. These allow you to slot pictures onto the pages without sticking them down. That way you can always see the beautiful papers you've chosen to decorate your pages in, like  like the Mad Hatter below.  I added black clips into the samples too to hold more pics and ephemera on the pages.   and right in the centre there's an acetate waterfall se