I am never getting a tattoo. I have known this for a long time but today it's been confirmed, beyond all reasonable doubt that it's never going to happen. You may think that this is a random thought for a Tuesday evening in September but it's a justified proclamation given what I have just spent … Continue reading Why I will never have a tattoo (yes, this is a craft blog!)
Set your alarms for 7pm this Friday evening. The time has come to reveal my favourite range from the 2017 Trimcraft Christmas collection. Now, that is saying A LOT! I love them all so it's a huge claim to pick out just one as my favourite, but in fact we don't just have one collection, … Continue reading Friday night – it’s time to sparkle
This week's #TuesdayTip has once again been taken over by another show review as my shows were scheduled on a Monday again. Instead of one tip, I am going to share four card layout ideas and a couple of pics of cute decoupage demos from yesterday too. Can you tell from my image at the top … Continue reading I want it all…and I want it now!
If you could capture the magic of Christmas in paper form, this would be it! And I have definitely been in the festive mood when crafting with this extensive collection from Dovecraft ahead of the launch on Create & Craft TV this Monday I can't wait to show off 'The Magic of Christmas' in all it's … Continue reading Magic of Christmas in a papercraft kit
I have to admit to struggling a bit this morning. For someone who does not enjoy getting up early, being at the studio for 6:30am ahead of an 8am show was a great achievement! It was worth the pain though as I had great fun crafting with the Simply Creative Christmas range and First Edition … Continue reading The early bird catches the bargains
Friday saw another amazing dies show on Create & Craft with sell outs as expected. I hope everyone managed to get what they wanted before they sold out. We also had the wonderful First Edition Papers back on the show. I will be running a Facebook and Twitter poll to see which pad is the … Continue reading Ways with dies
I would imagine that most papercrafters have a set of these craft essentials in their stash. Wooden alphabet stamps are one of Trimcraft's best sellers and are available at many craft stores across the UK at an irresistible price. I have been known to pop a few of these in my basket when I am … Continue reading Wooden alphabet stamps – craft essentials and a Tuesday Tip
This weekend saw the launch of the gorgeous Trimcraft First Edition paper pads on Create & Craft TV with all three of the Christmas designs available in all three sizes. It's so difficult to get across via the TV cameras how exquisite these papers really are. First Edition papers are the first craft papers I ever … Continue reading Papers for festive cardmaking