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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Some Reading For The Weekend

Can you believe? It is the weekend already so I have some reading to catch up on. First up there is the new issue of the new Bookazine Digital Crafting Essentials Vol 1... Lots of digital inspiration in this one, with some great free bits and bobs on the free CD-ROMS including some super cute Christmas Digi-Stamps from Saturated Canary. I was…

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New Issue Of Simply Cards And Papercraft

It's new magazine time! Keep your eye out for the latest Simply Cards and Papercraft, issue 116, There is a lovely Chrimbo Spellbinders Heirloom Stamp Set and embossing folder as the cover gift this month as well as some digi-stamp downloads to checkout. Also you will spot some gorgeous makes from the DT, those folks sure do work hard coming up with…

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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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Ready For Some Weekend Reading?

Hey, Hey, Hey! It is time for a heads-up for a bit of weekend reading...So feet up, cup of tea and biscuits at the ready... The new issue of Creative Cardmaking is out, Issue 59. You will find some quick Christmas makes using Washi Tape from me in this issue. By the way, have you checked out the Papercraft Magazine website recently?…

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Some Weekend Reading – Simply Cards And Papercrafts

The latest issue of Simply Cards and Papercraft is out, Issue 115, and you get a fab intricate Christmas tree die with this issue so go check it out! The making your own embellishments is my article in this issue and I've used paperclay and embossing powders which was great fun. But you will also find the details for the Card Designer…

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Get Stamping Issue 4 Is Out…

Just in time for the weekend! Feet up, tea and biccy - the latest issue of Get Stamping is out, Issue 4, and it is Christmas inspired with some lovely Christmas/ winter cover stamps and some that would be great for Halloween too. I've made cover girl! Yay! Tee Hee! With some Christmas PanPastel makes. I'm looking forward to getting my hands…

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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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Reading For the Bank Holiday

It is bank holiday weekend here in the UK and that means extra feet-up and reading time! Which is good 'coz I have quite a few magazine heads-up this week. I'll do them in order of when they went on sale, so first up is Simply Cards and Papercraft issue 114 which was actually out in the shops last week... When I…

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Looking For Some Autumn Inspiration?

Hey guys, how was your weekend? It was a busy one for us, some sharing time with family, which was lovely, and a naughty purchase of some fluorescent paint that I've had my eye on for ages...Just can't stop loving the neon! I also managed to squeeze in a couple of DT jobs, much to my amazement. Well I'm just here for…

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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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