Top 10 Cardmaking Kits February 2018
So January is finally behind us, and we are well and truly gathering speed towards spring… even if it doesn’t feel like it right now! As well as Valentine’s Day, February also brings with it slightly longer days… which means slightly more time to spend in the craft room, before it’s too dark to see what you’re doing! Whether you’ve got romantic plans or not this month, we’re sure you’ll fall in love with this month’s pick of our favourite cardmaking kits. So without further ado, let’s dive into what’s looking fabulous this February…
Vintage imagery combines with elegant foiling and a bold and beautiful colour palette in our very own Create and Craft Vintage Card Kit! Rhinestone embellishments and hemp cord are among the detailing elements that stand this kit apart from the crowd. Vintage glamour is certainly the name of the game! Dive in and discover coordinating die cut sheets, printed papers and more, that pack a designer-style punch.
It’s still cold outside and we’re all desperate for spring to make an appearance… well at Create and Craft we thought: why wait? This beautiful Country Life bundle from Hunkydory is bursting with life guaranteed to thaw out your February! Discover new ducklings, spring lambs, daffodils in bloom and more – all in a warm and sunny spring palette of soft greens and sunshine yellows. It’s the perfect go-to for your Easter cards this year, and with plenty of 5-star reviews, you know you can rely on Hunkydory quality!
If you’re looking for a classic floral theme with a quirky twist, then this Create and Craft Tapestry of Blooms Card Kit ticks all the right boxes. These tri-fold designs enable you to create a card that looks stunning enough to find a long-term home on the mantelpiece, offering something a little more unusual than standard cardblanks can produce. All of the cards’ architecture and construction has been done for you; simply pop out the die-cut elements and follow the instructions. Making triptych easel cards has never been easier – or more rewarding!
This fresh pastel colourscheme is sure to breath life back into your cardmaking in time for spring! Not only is this card kit filled with beautifully foiled designs, dotted with sparkling gems, but the card blanks themselves feature a quirky rocker design, which allows your card to really come to life on the windowsill! Sunflowers, roses, poppies and more will enable you to inject plenty of spring cheer into your crafting in an instant.
This gorgeous project kit designed by Julie Hickey contains everything you need to make 20 cards, plus have plenty left over to experiment with scrapbook pages, home decor projects and more! This fantastic selection of crafting goodies provides the papercraft enthusiast with a fantastic opportunity to explore this year’s colourist trend. Pretty prints and toppers feature a selection of fashionable shades, with the opportunity to pair these with crisp white backdrops for a truly stylish colour-pop.
Maybe you love bold patterns and spring designs, but are more of a purist than a colourist? Well we’ve something for you too! This stunning kit contains everything you need to create sophisticated cards to suit all manner of special occasions. Combining spring designs like butterflies and florals, with an elegant monochrome colourscheme, it’s the perfect compromise for the purist cardmaker. Pearl, silver and gold gems are among the included embellishments that will enable you to add a dazzling finish to every design!
And for the artistic among you, Altenew has got you covered with the stunning Sunlit Flower Cardmaking kit. Including a set of Artist Markers and an Altenew Ink Pad, this set puts the power back in your hands when it comes to getting colourful. Experiment with the alcohol-based dual tip markers and add show-stopping colour to crisp black and white designs however you see fit. This fantastic kit also includes a set of Sunlit Butterfly Dies and floral stamps as well as cardmaking supplies, so the opportunity to get creative is huge!
The fabulous FabScraps have done it again with this beautiful Kaleidoscope Card Kit! The perfect creative combination of cardmaking and mixed media crafting, it’s jam-packed with enough goodies for you to craft up to 36 cards! Designed to appeal to the footloose and fancy-free, this kaleidoscope of colours and patterns includes cardstock, pearls, metal filigrees, chipboard designs and more. Lock your craft-room door and clear your diary – you’re going to be busy for a while!
Your favourite hounds from Disney’s Classic Lady and The Tramp have arrived at Create and Craft – and they are just as adorable as you remember! Coordinating dies, stamps, backing papers and more allow you to recreate your favourite scenes and produce adorable cards that are sure to be loved by young and old alike. These mischievous mutts were destined to be together fur-ever, and if you add them to your collection, you can craft for like-minded dog-lovers whenever the occasion arises!
It wouldn’t be a proper February round-up if we didn’t feature this loved-up kit designed by Kendra Dandy of Bouffants & Broken Hearts. Packed with pouts, hearts and make-up themed designs, it’s the perfect kit for crafting for the glamorous people in your life. Planning on sending a Valentine’s card to your bestie? Look no further! This kit exudes a sassy feminine feel – and it’s not limited to cards! You can use the elements inside to create gift boxes, home decor items and more… let your creativity run away with you!
Check out Kathy Hodson’s fantastic Origami Dress Tutorial video, for inspirational ideas on other ways you can use this gorgeous kit!
Which is your favourite? Let us know in the comments!