Tag - peony

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...

Showstopper patterned paper flowers!

There's nothing subtle about these beauties! I made them to decorate our stand at a recent show. I designed them to grab people's attention - and they certainly did! In fact, they attracted SO much attention that we even persuaded Rich to do a live flower-making demo during our last HOCHANDA show! Anyway, due to popular demand, I thought I'd better share my flower-making secrets with you all . . . Part of the reason these flowers are so eye-catching is...

Irene’s Floral Home Decoration!

  Hi everyone...a slightly belated Happy New Year to you all!    I don't know if you are the same as me when it comes to this time of year? Everywhere you look seems a little bit bare, now that the tree and decorations are packed away. Obviously the cold weather doesn't help either, so what better way to cheer myself up than by making a bright, floral piece of home decor using the Buds to Blooms Perfect Peonies photopolymer stamp set!...

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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