Monday, 20 March 2017

One Stamp set - three techniques

I am so lucky to have some local craft groups that I am invited to, and booked to run a private class. This week we have some new crafters, so I devised the class to feature 3 different stamping techniques.

We will be using the versatile Beautiful You, along with Mediterranean Moments for the masking technique, and just the Beautiful You set for the mirror/reflection and the paper piecing techniques.

Although it's an evening class, I do hope to photograph some of the finished cards. In the meantime here are my samples:
If you live within an hour or so of NN13 7DP, and you can get 4 or 5 friends/crafters together, I would love to run a private class for you. The cost is £15 per person, or FREE with an order over £25 at or before class. Just email for booking information.


Friday, 17 March 2017

Warm enough for T-shirts

And indeed it was - at #coffeeandcard this week on both Monday and Wednesday, we were blessed with glorious days and it was fitting that we were using the Custom Tee stamp set for our coffee and card designs - it really was T-shirt weather!

Here was what we got up to. Firstly our 2 locations, Towcester and Brackley

And the fun designs we made using the Custom Tee stamp set - great for all occasions and especially sports fans and teenagers.

 I hope you enjoyed seeing what we got up to. Below is the main stamp set we used, it also has co-ordinating dies if you prefer not to fussy cut everything !
Custom Tee - 35 stamps per set £23.00 Click on photo to view online


Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Did you know?

Did you know that we can provide gift vouchers all year round? These can be personalised with a name and event, and can be used either for craft products purchased through us, or for craft classes. All are valid for 6 months from issue.

Here is one I made at the weekend, ready for the lovely Jill 
who was lucky enough to be treated by her family.

And why not add a matching Birthday Envelope? I just took a sheet of 12"x12"  Whisper White paper, stamped Happy Birthday all over it, then used my Envelope Punch board to make the custom envelope (7 x 3.5")

All wrapped in some matching ribbon - and VOILA! the perfect craft present.

If you would like to order a GIFT VOUCHER for use in the UK, France, Germany, Austria or the Netherlands, just contact me today.
Do you struggle to make envelopes to the right size without wasting loads of paper? 
Never had the right envelope to hand for the card you have just made? 

Then DO try our Envelope Punch Board - with 66 different sizes, printed on the board for easy reference, a handy corner rounder tool included, and the ability to make envelope boxes too - it could just be the new tool you need.

At just £18.00 it's worth a look.

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Colour Therapy #colourtherapy at coffee and card

As promised, here are the results from our Wednesday session of coffee and card in Brackley.

Firstly I thought I would share a photo of everyone hard at work play whilst they were colouring in! You can see what a fantastic location the Hummingbirds Bistro is.

And here are some of the great finished samples from the group. 
Aren't they all just stunning? 

 and how about these beautiful poppies:

 It would be hard to choose my favourite, so I am not even going to try! Remember the Inside the Lines colouring paper is FREE with any order over £45 between now and the end of March 31st. Contact me for full details, or click on the Sale-a-Bration image on the right of this page.

If shopping online, don't forget to use this month's code for your free gift:
Thanks for popping by today.


Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Colouring In therapy at #coffeeandcard

This week's coffee and card design was inspired by our free Sale-a-Bration paper, Inside the Lines. It features some lovely black and white line drawings, some with intricate detail, others with larger detail.

Here is the card I prepared for our two sessions this week:

We used the watercolour pencils and a blender pen to fill in the coloured sections. 
I then went on to show the ladies how they could stamp line images using existing stamp sets, and create their own colouring paper. 

Here are some of the fantastic results below:

 I will be running the same session tomorrow in Brackley, I can't wait to see the finished results and share them with you. They are all so individual.

To get your papers, just place an order over £45 (exc P+P) and you can choose this item as your free sale-a-bration set (143830).  If you don't wish to order online, just EMAIL me your order and I will be in contact for payment.

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