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Crafting dilemma: Sticky scissors

Crafting dilemma: Sticky scissors

Hi and welcome back! This is a nice quick post hopefully providing you with a solution to a crafting dilemma – sticky scissors!No matter how hard you try to keep your scissors clean, you are bound to get sticky adhesive building up on the blades. After […]

Minc reactive paint: How to foil with out a laser toner printer!

Minc reactive paint: How to foil with out a laser toner printer!

Hi there! So glad you could pop by for today’s post on Minc reactive paint. I originally bought this as an extra handy tool for adding foil to my projects that a) might be too large for my printer to print on and b) to […]

Heat Transfer Vinyl for beginners

Heat Transfer Vinyl for beginners

Hello everyone, so glad you have popped by for today’s post all about Heat transfer vinyl for beginners.Heat transfer vinyl (HTV) is a great way to personalise any soft furnishing item, bag, or item of clothing either for yourself or to give to a friend. In […]

In the Spotlight: Sizzix.co.uk

In the Spotlight: Sizzix.co.uk

Hello and welcome to this months In the Spotlight featuring a Company’s website: Sizzix.co.uk. I have chosen this website for my ‘In the spotlight’ for a couple of reasons. One it is always lovely to browse a website and look at all their lovely goodies […]

Foiled Photo Wall Art

Foiled Photo Wall Art

Hi there! I hope you have been enjoying the bank holiday weekend and managed to find time to craft a new project. I follow Heidi Swapp on Blog Lovin’ and she recently posted how she had designed wedding invites. These weren’t ordinary invites, they had a […]

All Embossed – You’re the best!

All Embossed – You’re the best!

Hello and welcome to today’s post! Today I am highlighting this ‘all embossed’ card I created with a monochromatic colour scheme. Initially I was inspired to try and make an Art Deco style card, hence why I choose the black and gold colour scheme. However, […]

Capsule Elements Wood Scrapbook layout – Docrafts PDT Project

Capsule Elements Wood Scrapbook layout – Docrafts PDT Project

Hi, and welcome to today’s post! Yesterday, I had an exciting moment. Docrafts posted my first project as a Design Team member onto their blog! Technically, this is my third project – my other two are Father’s Day related. It will be a few weeks before […]

Quick and easy Washi Tape card

Quick and easy Washi Tape card

Today’s post shows you have quick and easy it is to make a Washi tape card. Over the bank holiday weekend, I picked up two lovely Gold and white washi tapes. These two colours are such a great combination and are perfect to make an elegant […]

Custom Stamped Backgrounds

Custom Stamped Backgrounds

It is so nice to have a few days off with the bank holiday this weekend, although I had some time off at the beginning of the week as family were visiting. Hence, why it has been a little quiet on the blog this week; I been very busy, but it wasn’t very craft related! Today I want to show you how easy it is to get more from your stamps by creating your own custom stamped backgrounds. Using multiple stamps of different sizes along with an array of inks, you can create unique and colourful backgrounds for any card getting even more from your stamp sets.

Stamping tone on tone background

Stamping tone on tone background

Can you believe it is April already! Where is the time going? However, with April comes a new magazine of Docrafts Creativity and this issue featured the new Project Design Team 2017 annoucement, so that was great to see a little picture of me in a magazine. It will be a fun crafty year designing for them! Today I am showing you a really easy and quick card which you can change up and personalise to any occasion and is easy to reproduce. Stamping tone on tone can highlight a background pattern without it overbearing on the main feature of the card.