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Tag: Card-Making

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits August 2018

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits August 2018

This month we’re here with pockets full of glitter and fairydust to sprinkle all over your crafting table! Featuring kits filled with enchanted lands, treetop fairies and mythical creatures, August’s cardmaking sets enable you to inject your projects with magic and sparkle in every way […]

Perfect Allusion Prints: Create Show-Stopping Crafts With Just One Pad!

Perfect Allusion Prints: Create Show-Stopping Crafts With Just One Pad!

This gorgeous card creation just oozes elegance and sophistication, and is the work of none other than our lovely Shabneez Khan! Shabneez has turned this stunning diagonal split design into a thank-you card, but there are so many possibilities for this beauty! As soon as […]

Sarah Cawood Gets Creative For Mother’s Day

Sarah Cawood Gets Creative For Mother’s Day

As you know, at Create and Craft we are always VERY excited to welcome a new crafter aboard the team, so it gives us great pleasure to introduce you to the lovely Sarah Cawood! Better known for her television work, Sarah now has two crafty little monkeys of her own, and despite having dabbled with a little crafting in the past, declares herself by no means an expert! However, like all of us, Sarah is is embracing every opportunity to get creative, and is excited to take her crafting skills to whole new levels in 2018! Read on to discover Sarah’s inspiration, why crafting is her ‘happy place,’ and what she’s created for her super-crafty Mum in time for Mother’s Day! And if you do have any tips and tricks to share – or you’d just like to post a warm welcome to Sarah – please don’t forget to leave a comment below this post, we read every single one!

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WOW Her This Mother’s Day With Sara Naumann’s Show-Stopping Card!

WOW Her This Mother’s Day With Sara Naumann’s Show-Stopping Card!

Mums work hard 365 days a year  – so it only seems right that on the one day of the year we dedicate to them, we should really push the boat out! And Sara Naumann has the perfect project to help you do just that. […]

Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop: Video Tutorial + Giveaway

Altenew Crafty Friends Blog Hop: Video Tutorial + Giveaway

We’re taking part in Altenew’s Crafty Friends Blog Hop! This venture celebrates Altenew‘s unique community of crafters that love to craft using their fabulous range of stamps and dies. Everyone involved will share a project from one of their favourite crafters. You might have come here from […]

Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

Crafting Trends: Back To Nature With Tattered Lace

The elegance and asymmetry of nature has inspired us in a big way this winter.  It’s visible in home decor trends that have embraced woven lampshades, jute rugs, houseplants, and natural wood… and it’s trickled into the crafting industry too.

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Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Marjolein Bastin is a Dutch artist who specialises in painting the most gorgeous images of nature. She creates everything from cheeky squirrels and beautiful birds, to simply stunning flowers. I freely admit that I’m certainly a little biased, as flowers are my first love! But […]

Sara Naumann’s Sweet and Simple Woodland Valentine’s Day Treats

Sara Naumann’s Sweet and Simple Woodland Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be overcomplicated – and your romantic crafts needn’t be either! In this beautiful bundle of easy-to-follow projects, papercraft designer Sara Naumann shows you how you can utilise Hunkydory’s adorable Foxy and Friends Bundle to create your own selection of heartwarming […]

Valentine’s Day Crafting Essentials

Valentine’s Day Crafting Essentials

What better excuse is there to get crafting than Valentine’s Day? Okay, we know it’s still a few weeks away… but if you want to knock the socks off someone special’s feet with your crafty efforts, then now’s the time to get creative! Have a little browse through our Valentine’s Day essentials for ideas and inspiration.  Did you know the Victorians believed it to be terribly bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card? You won’t want to leave your name off your stunning creation once you’ve seen what we’ve picked out!

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Did You Know That Screen Sensation Isn’t Just For Fabric?

Did You Know That Screen Sensation Isn’t Just For Fabric?

When I first received the Screen Sensation Kit I was filled with ideas about creating my own fabric bags… but as soon as I laid eyes on the screens, I realised just how many creative possibilities lay before me. Because the screens can be used […]

On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

Our lives are wonderfully punctuated by special events! Whether they are our own, or those of our friends and family, a handmade card can be a lovely way to mark those celebrations, and show how much we care. This bold and beautiful card from Carley […]

‘Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful’ Card

‘Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful’ Card

We’ve all heard the lovely old adage, ‘No two snowflakes are alike,’ so what better way to promote pursuing a truly unique approach to life, than with this elegant snowflake themed card of encouragement?

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Sara Naumann’s ‘Happy New Year!’ Card

Sara Naumann’s ‘Happy New Year!’ Card

Season’s greetings needn’t be reserved for Christmas Day alone… add wintry couture style to a handmade New Year’s card, and embrace the excitement of celebrating what’s to come!

Introducing Heffy Doodle!

Introducing Heffy Doodle!

Here at HQ we are incredibly excited about the new launch of Heffy Doodle and can’t wait for you to meet designer and guest Lesley Oman! Here are some words from the lady herself to help you get to know her and her brand before […]

Rose Gold II: The Rise of Hunkydory

Rose Gold II: The Rise of Hunkydory

Hi, everyone! I just wanted to stop by and give you a sneak peek of our brand new collection that will be launching as a Blockbuster on Thursday 24th August. Here at Hunkydory Crafts, we are always looking to innovate so we often to look to fashion and home décor trends for inspiration. We noticed that Rose Gold was becoming more and more popular, so we had to incorporate it into one of our collections. Let me introduce “Rose Gold Moments.

This article was written by the lovely Anne-Marie Catterall of Hunkydory.

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