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Trisha’s Fab Father’s Day Card!

Hi fellow crafters, I hope you are well! I wanted to share with you all how to make this Father’s Day card using the Nature’s Texture stamps and stencils.  For this card I used the Nature's Textures Hexagon Layering Stamp & Stencil set.  I made this card using a 5”x7” Kraft card blank. Taking a white piece of card, I cut it slightly shorter than 5”x7” so I could mount it onto the Kraft card once I had stamped my design.  There are...

Egg-citing Easter decorations!

My family love Easter. It's not just because there will be an abundance of chocolate (although that definitely helps!) but it's the tradition we have of getting together on Easter Sunday and arranging an egg hunt for the children in the Spring sunshine. I've created a range of fun Easter projects for you to try yourself...I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Hanging Egg Decorations My Aunty has a beautiful set of hand painted eggs which I admire...

Stunning Mother’s Day Hanging Wreaths!

Hanging hoops and wreaths are a hot trend for home decor! They look SO stylish but even if you shop around, they can be a little pricey. The good news is that I'm going to show you how to make your own DIY hanging wreaths, paper craft style! Apart from the two wooden embroidery hoops, you're likely to have a lot of suitable inks and card etc in your craft stash already. I made both of these wreaths in one evening...

Trisha’s Elegant Nature’s Textures Postcard!

Hello fellow crafters,  I love the new Nature's Textures range, especially the beautiful Embellishment Pack! And the good news is, you can still buy the collection for an amazing price over at The Craft Store! As part of the Angela Poole Design Team, I made the card below and thought I would share some steps with you today of how to create it yourself.  Firstly, I started by cutting out the two birds on the small cream card found amongst the...

Happy Halloween! ONE die set, THREE different looks!

Halloween is such fun and my children are already super-excited about it! We do a bit of Halloween crafting every year and this year, I suggested making spooky Mummy cards using our Folksy Charm Dolls die set. I've already made Mrs Claus cards and Easter bunny cards using the die set. It seems to have become my go-to die set for most occasions! The kids' cards were a triumph and after tackling their glue mess (seriously, it was epic...

Sparkling Festive Frames cards!

Our Slot & Spin Festive Frames die set is one of my all-time favourite die sets! Its packed full of dies and mix 'n' match possibilities. When I prepared demos for our recent shows on The Craft Store, I couldn't believe that I hadn't previously FOLDED the snowflakes and baubles to make 3D Christmas shapes?! Now I love this die set even more because not only can you make beautiful spinning Christmas cards, but folding the pieces allows you to...

Angela Dodson’s stunning butterfly wreath!

  Hi everyone! I had so much fun creating this rainbow butterfly wreath with the brand-new Nature's Textures range by Angela Poole. One of my favourite things was to stamp onto tissue paper for the base of the wreath! Read on to see how I made it (yes there was a lot of fussy cutting and heat embossing!) But I LOVE how it turned out :) First, I selected a few of the texture stamps from the Nature's Textures Stamps &...

Zoe’s super stencil technique!

Hi everyone. I just love Angela's stencil designs, and have made this card using a clever embossing technique. Here's a short how-to so you can create a unique and striking 3D effect using your Folksy Charm collection! First, I created an 8 inch card base using one piece of A3 card. You could use two pieces of A4 card joined together if you prefer. I also cut a piece of coordinating card to 7.75 inches square to layer over the card...

Introducing our Folksy Charm Family!

Angela Poole's amazing new Folksy Charm collection is here! This gorgeous family of products contains a die set which allows you to make doll-shaped cards with layering elements! You'll also find a huge coordinating stamp set, three intricate hand-drawn stencils, an Ocean Mist card pack...plus our first ever 8x8in paper pack full of beautiful hand-painted patterns. What's more, you can use this collection with our Slot & Spin dies too! Click on the video above for a little sneaky peek... Take a closer look at our...

3D Christmas tree with SPINNING frames!

  If our 3D Christmas tree caught your eye during our recent festive launch on HOCHANDA, then you'll be pleased to hear that you can make it using our brand new products and what's more, you can download the template here for free! I used our stunning new Twinkling Mist card pack to make the tree base and spinning frames. If you print the template onto copy paper first, you'll be able to fit more than one of the small-medium templates...

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