Issue 149 On Sale Now!
Our most summery issue yet has arrived just in time for the blistering weather. Inside you’ll find a set of eight makes crafted from a Simple Stories collection, amazing origami folders and some prehistoric pop-up cards. The techniques on show range from negative die cutting, to Dutch teabag folding, paper piecing and origami ducks. Speaking of origami, resident expert Amelia compiled the ultimate exhaustive guide to the artform. We also heard about designer’s and reader’s first cards, learnt a bit more about the exciting Let’s Knit Together (hint – it’s worth signing up) and chatted to the pros about the best way to colour in stamped motifs. Throw in the multiple freebies on offer and you’ve got yourself a keeper. Now go and enjoy that sunshine!
1. Crafter’s Companion Flamingo die set
Gemini dies are among the best in the business – arguably even the gold standard. So being able to give our beloved readers a pack of their 12 multi-use dies raises the biggest of smiles on our crafty faces. Featuring foliage, a sentiment and an eye-catching flamingo, this summery set has come at the perfect time.
2. 48 Time For Tea digi stamps
‘Adorable’ is the name of the game with this bumper downloadable pack from Time For Tea. Featuring an abundance of fun characters to pepper your card fronts with, this set is a must-grab – did we mention there’s 48!?
3. Stampin’ Up! giveaway
Stampin’ Up!’s Flowers For Every Season stamp bundle is a kit we’d recommend to any discernible crafter – so we’re ecstatic to be able to offer five lucky readers the chance to win a set for free! Follow the link to enter your details and to be in with a chance.
4. Wild Thing paper collection
Zebras, zebra prints, elephants, multi-coloured cheetahs, giraffes – it’s time to embark on a paper safari of the craftiest kind with this issue’s bonus paper collection.
5. Interview with Sarah Dennis
A true papercutting queen, Sarah Dennis is an intricacy aficionado, creating precise masterworks usually of a natural variety. We talk about inspiration, Sarah’s most cherished tools, and what tips she has for the budding crafters out there.
6. FREE* 68-piece Designer Topper collection
A list of the things you’ll find this collection: toppers, quilling papers, a shaker element, gold sequins, and card blanks. All for the price of postage. It doesn’t get better than this, folks.
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