Tag - heat embossing

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...

Slot and spin your way to make sensational vintage cards!

I wanted to share some different techniques using our Vintage Treasures photopolymer stamps and our gorgeous new stencils, and so I thought what better way than to pack it all into one BEAUTIFUL card design?!! The vintage style of this card was inspired by a gorgeous card that Trisha Plastow from our DT made. I loved her layers of stamping in matt brown Distress ink and the heat-embossed metallics. Plus, the angles of the keys and flourishes looked wonderful using...

Creativation 2020 – craft secrets revealed!

We're having a fantastic time at Creativation and it's so great to meet other crafters who love paper crafts as much as we do! I wanted to create some makes for our stand that were bright and bold to reflect how positive we feel about 2020. I went with a colour palette that scared me a little at first (I think we all tend to have favourite crafting colour combos that feel safe!). Well I was definitely out of that...

Flutterings stencil technique using spray inks!

The decorative borders from our new Flutterings die sets took some time to design, mainly because they're just so intricate, but it was totally worth it because the finished sets are absolutely stunning! As well as using them to cut a decorative edge into an A5 card, or trimming them to make border strips, you can also use them as stencils. I wanted to share an exciting technique with you that I discovered whilst experimenting with spray inks! Of course,...

Colour layering peony stamps!

The more I'm playing with our Perfect Peonies stamp set, the more I love it! I keep finding new ways to use it and it's such fun experimenting with different ink combinations. Our photopolymer stamp layers are made with the added bonus of a little notch which marks the top of the stamp colour layer – so no more rotating a stamp around and around to see which way up it goes! I wanted to share with you how the colour...

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