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Spring is in the air, and we’re ready for it. Issue 144 comes with a jaw-dropping Crafter’s Companion gift that will light up your pre-summer crafting – thanks, Sara Davies! Add in the FREE bumble bee papers, your assortment of FREE Hunkydory digi stamps, and amazing giveaways, you’re sorted for freebies. Elsewhere, we test out Craft Consortium’s Over The Hedge collection, you can enjoy our expert-led masterclasses, a stunning make-your-own-wreath and a darling fairy house. Deputy editor Amelia puts together our Craft Power List for 2020, Editor Rosie gets to grips with pyramage and Editorial Assistant Cayle asks our lovely readers about the origin of their love for crafting. All-in-all, an amazing issue!
1. Crafter’s Companion 50-piece Cardmaking Kit
You won’t be able to resist getting your hands on this wonderful gift! Positively bursting with magical pizzazz, the fairy die and patterned papers will keep you crafting for the warmer months ahead. Plus, Colette Smith shows you how to master the pinwheel technique to test your cardmaking skills!
2. FREE Bumble Bee papers
The honeycomb pattern is everywhere, and the love for our bee brethren is at an all-time high. So we’re buzzing to share these bright and brilliant papers, perfect for spring and crafty experimentation.
3. Zack McLaughlin interview
Speaking to Zack – the wood and paper whisperer, who makes photo realistic depictions of various birds with a bunch of materials – was as enjoyable as poring over his avian creations. He talks all about his crafty process, his favourite bird, and offers us some inspirational nuggets of advice.
Are you a fan of multimedia dies, crafting shows, die-cutting and embossing machines, Winsor & Newton Promarkers, and Tattered Lace USB dies? If the answer is yes to any of those, take it upon yourself to venture over to our giveaways page to enter, pronto!
5. 21 FREE Hunkydory digi stamps
These adorable Hunkydory animal digi stamps are the latest must-add to your download pile. Featuring cutesy sentiments and adorable centrepieces, you’ll be spoilt for choice on how to make your recipient, or even yourself, smile.
6. Best Of Craft Awards 2019: WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
The time has come to announce the winners of the BEST OF CRAFT AWARDS 2019! From the Most Loved Papercraft Range to your Crafting Man and Woman of the Year, these awards celebrate all aspects of the industry and we’re over the moon to share the results with you. Before we begin, we’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who voted.