Monday, 11 December 2017

Cardilicious Christmas Party

It was great to see everyone at our special Christmas Cardilicious Crafting event in Darlington this weekend! The next event is on the 6th January click here for more details on all our craft events.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Project of the week: Rudolph Front Step Card

Merry Christmas

A4 white Card 
8 x 8 square blank card

1. Using the A4 card trim down a rectangle to measure 29cm x 19cm.  Then score from the left side at 4.8cm and 9.5cm.This will create your front step.  Attach this to your square card to create your shape.

2. Cover the card with your chosen paper.

3. Use a contrasting paper for the front step.

4. Cut out a paper ribbon strip and fix one strip to the top of the card and one strip to the front step.

5. Cut out your main topper and fix to the card as shown.

6. Cut out a large sentiment and fix to the bottom panel of the card at an angle to give more definition.

7. Cut out a smaller coordinating sentiment and attach to the top of the card with double sided tape letting the sentiment overhang as shown.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

MDF Decorations

MDF is suitable for crafters of all skill levels, its fun to work with and will create fantastic decorations! 
This MDF Woodland Kit includes an mdf tree scene and mdf forest scene, designed to work in conjunction with the Vintage Chic Chalk Finish Paint and of course some Stardust Glitters for a magical Christmas Sparkle!

Friday, 1 December 2017

Project of the week: Winter Woodland

Winter woodland Stepper Card

2 x White Square Card Blanks
Design sheet/Paper
Green Ribbon

1. Lay both the cards flat on your surface with the open ends together. Slot inside each other and attach one to the inside front to create
a zig zag shape. Then trim down the front layer to measure only 10cm. Then fold in half to create the front step card as shown.

2. Cut down your backing paper a few mil smaller than your card and cover the back of the card with backing paper using double sided tape or glue.
3. Cut down your backing paper for the front step and attach using double sided tape or wet glue.
4. Cut out your main topper and fix to the back of the card using foam pads. Layer up your decoupage using foam pads or silicone glue.
5. Cut out your a little topper and fix to the front step as shown.
6. Then cut out sentiment and fix to the right of the card using foam pads.
7. Finish by adding self adhesive gems and glitter highlights.

Thursday, 30 November 2017

THREADS No-sew Fabric Christmas Gifts & Home Decor

In 2015 Texlon introduced THREADS cotton and silk inkjet printable fabrics for the crafts market
enabling avid crafters to personalise a whole range of items for the home, to wear or for other projects.

THREADS has recently joined forces with Debbi Moore Designs to bring you an inspirational USB key featuring video instructions and printable elements to create a variety of fabulous fabric
Christmas gifts and home d├ęcor. The possibilities are endless with these innovative inkjet fabrics
and you will not even need a sewing machine to recreate the fun projects featured in the USB key!

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Shabby Chic Woodland

Take a peak at some of the gorgeous samples created by the team from the new Shabby Chic Woodland Collection launching on Create and Craft tomorrow at 6pm!

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Project of the week: Woodland Cuties

Thinking of you

Decoupage Sheet Woodland Cuties
2 x A4 Card
Backing Paper 

1. Attach your decoupage to card and cut out. (If your printer will take it print directly onto card).
2. Make up your decoupage using foam pads or silicone glue. (Put your work to one side to dry if using double sided tape).
3. Score and fold an A4 piece of card in half to make an A5 card blank.
Lay your topper onto the card blank and draw around it making sure the fold is at the top. Also make sure your topper slightly overlaps the fold.
Cut your card this shape.
4. Fold the front of your card in half to make your easel shape.
5. Attach your topper below the fold line using double sided tape.
6. Open your card and cover the inside back with backing paper.
7. Attach a sentiment just below the middle of the inside to act as your stopper. Attach using foam pads.
8. Finish off with gems and glitter.