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 imaginable! And for those of you prefer not to be carried away by fairytales, how about some stunning kits filled with the beauty of nature? Designed to encourage adventure, awe and creativity, we’ve hand-picked the prettiest kits filled with mountains, flowers, hummingbirds and more, all inspired by the great outdoors. Which will be your favourite? Let us know at the end!
We’re kicking of with a corker of a card kit this month: the reviews on this incredible cardmaking kit from Hunkydory speak for themselves! Those of you who bought it rave about the beauty and the quality of everything you get inside – and we have to say, we AGREE! Discover enchanting colour palettes, stunning imagery and magical patterns across an array of cardmaking goodies!
Moving swiftly from one magical kit to the next, here we have a fairytale-filled collection of cardmaking supplies from Dovecraft! Bursting with floral illustrations interspersed with beautiful butterflies and majestic stags, this gorgeous kit enables you to bring a touch of chic bohemian charm to your projects with ease. Intricate patterns in a dreamy colour palette are complemented by stunning gold foil and glitter… we’re sure you’ll love it!
Featuring a stunning ethereal colourshceme instantly recognisable as Hunkydory’s Twilight, this stunning collection takes you faraway, to a magical undersea world filled with mythical mermaids, forgotten treasures, and tranquil sea creatures. Get creative with these stunning silhouettes, and see where the sea takes you!
Here at Create and Craft, we want you to create enchanting crafts using iconic artwork – which is why we just LOVE being able to include Cicely Mary Barker’s Flower Fairies™ here! These botanically accurate drawings combine the beauty of nature, with the enchantment of these magical little creatures that hide in forest floors, marshes, and treetops! The beautiful muted colourscheme across this wonderful collection gives this cardmaking kit a super sophisticated finish… and there’s enough inside for you to create approximately 40 cards!
The perfect combination of woodland-themed illustrations and contemporary patterns, this super-stylish cardmaking kit from Trimcraft will have you heading into the hills on the hunt for your next adventure… but not until you’ve used it to create some super stylish cards! Combine wonderfully printed papers with gorgeous embellishments, toppers, stamps and more to come up with some truly magnificent makes!
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!
When it comes to bringing something magical to the craft table, it doesn’t really get any more enchanting than unicorns, does it? Which is why we simply had to include this pretty paper kit from Tattered Lace! Featuring both fun and simple animated-style designs, as well as more artistic approaches, this collection of unicorn themed toppers and backgrounds makes creating mystical cards for friends and family easy-peasy.
Pining for another day at the beach this summer? Now there’s no need to leave your craft room, thanks to this pretty kit! Another offering from Fabscraps, this Summer Loving Mini Card Kit contains all you need to create more than 30 sensational greetings cards! Combining vibrant colours with detailed vintage beach imagery, this kit is packed with embellishments, stencils, stamps, stickers and more. Enjoy an afternoon amidst sand and sunshine, with no suncream required!
Inspired by nature, this pretty kit provides an easy way to add the beauty of everything you see outside to everything you create inside! Discover birds, butterflies, dragonflies and more amidst wonderful sentiments that would suit a range of projects. Play around with pretty background papers and add eye-catching detail to your crafts with the included embellishments… the quality of the components included in this kit is just fantastic!
We just love this megabuy from Fleurs Forming – for so many reasons! Not only does it make creating dimensional cards easy, but it puts the creativity back in your hands! Combine the included punches with the stunning papers to cut and create your own flower toppers, and use them to adorn cardfronts, scrapbook pages, gift tags and more! Looking for a way to use up your stash of paper scraps and offcuts that are too small for you to do anything with, but far too pretty to throw away? THIS kit provides the perfect solution! Use everything inside, as well as your own supplies, to build stunning flower embellishments whenever you need them.
Do you love magical crafting kits as much as we do? Which cardmaking kit is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below!