Magazine Time And A Last Call For The Creative Expressions Giveaway

Friday is with us again and I have a magazine shout out for you all. But before I do the shouting I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all the congratulations messages you have sent me about the news of my recent winning of the Cox & Kings Art competition. You are all really sweet and I'm so grateful for…

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Happy 100th Issue Papercraft Essentials!

Papercraft Essentials has reached its 100th issue! Well done Papercraft Essentials! They are celebrating with some very useful tag dies with the magazine and free downloadable papers too. So don't forget to check it out this month. Anyone going to be at the Croydon Hobbycraft this weekend? Come and say hello if you are, I'll be demoing the Fiskars Fuse on the…

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A Little Bit Of News…

It's Friday, almost the weekend, which also means a heads-up for a little bit of weekend reading... How about the latest issue of Papercraft Essentials? Issue 99 is out in the shops... I've got a step by step guide showing how to make a Christmas wreath using the lovely XCut A5 die set available from docrafts. But you will also spot some…

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold…Oh Wait A Minute – It Is!

Ok so it might not be real gold but it sure does sparkle and glitter like gold and make your projects look just that bit richer. What am I going on about? Well, it is an old favourite that has been kind of getting a bit of a reboot over the last couple of years or so - Gilding flakes. I've been…

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The Latest Magazines To Look Out For

Magazine time. I'm a bit late on these heads-up so hopefully you have seen these mags already but I thought I would give you a shout out anyway!  So first up is the latest issue of Papercraft Essentials, issue 97. In this issue Lee Campbell, the editor, has introduced a fabulous new feature. It is a full 12-step article and to kick…

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Anybody Caught The Latest…

Papercraft Essentials? Issue 96 is out... Bit of reading in the sun I think! Yay Summer! Oh yeah it is summer! Hold on, sorry, got a bit side tracked! So this month I have some DIY embellishments using polymer clay and embossing powders in moulds and a smidgen of a summer theme - not that I'm getting obsessed about the sun being…

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This Month’s Papercraft Essentials…

Kettle on, biscuits out, cupcakes made - it is magazine heads-up time! Papercraft essentials issue 95 and my offering this month are some fun DIY paperclips shapes. Shaped paperclips are really hot right now! Tee Hee! Might make good Father's Day cards if you are a bit stuck, just saying. But the magazine has some fab inspiration as usual. You will find…

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Some Reading For The weekend

If you are on the look out for some new magazine inspiration then take a peak to Papercraft Essentials Issue 94. My article this month is a Gesso masterclass and I've used Mona Lisa and Melle Papillon designed by Alex Smith for Penny Black because I just had too! - Kind of fell in love with them! The new Craft Stamper is also…

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Have You Seen…?

Time for a magazine update and a couple of articles from me, plus lots of lovely articles from lots of other folks too of course! So first up is Papercraft Essentials issue 93: I've got a Cut Out and Keep with some yum dies from La-La Land Crafts, you can find them over at Crafts U Love too, and my own pastel…

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Some Weekend Reads

Hey guys, some new magazines to keep an eye out for. You probably have seen these in the shop already as I am a little late with my heads-up! But better late than never? So this month's issue of Papercraft Essentials, Issue 92, is giving away a bow maker in the cover which is quite a hand little tool if you are anything like…

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Some Weekend Reading

It is Friday, a new weekend is just about here, that means it is time to get a couple of magazines, a big cup of tea and put you feet up! YAY! And if you just so happen to be looking for a couple of magazines how about these two? Tee Hee! Ok, so magazine heads-up: Papercraft Essentials Issue 91 was out…

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