Our April Magathon sessions this week on Wednesday and Friday feature the Bright & Breezy stamp collection. This month the magazine also comes with printed papers and a pack of buttons!
We have made a variety of layouts and cards for inspiration.
For cards bring: A4 card in white, blue, green, pink, plus a 6×6 pad of patterned papers. Masking Sheet.
For layouts bring: 12×12 card in white, pink, or blue for baby layouts, plus lace and small pieces of patterned paper for paper piecing. Kraft/Sand/Blue card for beach layout plus patterned papers for paper piecing. All Dressed Up style layouts – bring white or pale grey for base, plus patterned papers for paper piecing.
If you would like to join us on either Wednesday or Friday please ring 01844 208996 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place.
We have all enjoyed using this months Creative Stamping collection of stamps. Great for masculine cards and travel themed layouts! With four layouts and fourteen cards we have heaps of ideas and inspiration for you.
What to bring for scrapbooking: 12×12 card in kraft, red, green, yellow, plus woodgrain patterned paper.
What to bring for card making: white and cream card blanks in a selection of sizes. A4 card in Kraft, black, white and a selection of colours. A 6×6 paper pack of small floral designs. Masking sheet and a piece of thick clear acetate (like you find packaging die sets) for trying out a new technique!
To be honest, when I first saw the Creative Stamping Hello Gorgeous stamp collection I did think “this is going to be a challenge”. However, I have been pleasantly surprised at how versatile and fun this set of stamps have been to use!
The team and myself have created plenty of projects for you:
What to bring for Scrapbooking.
Pat has created a vintage style layout. Bring a couple of sheets of coordinating patterned paper and matching 12×12 coloured card, plus some thin ribbon.
I have created a bright, modern layout using a photo of my daughter and her friends. Bring a sheet of 12×12 patterned paper, two sheets of 12×12 coloured card to coordinate, plus an A4 sheet of watercolour card.
Jenny has created beautiful layout featuring her daughter as a bridesmaid. You will need a 12×12 sheet of patterned paper with colours to compliment your photo, plus a 12×12 of coordinating coloured card.
Janes first layout (not seen in the large photo above) highlights her gorgeous cat! You will need 12×12 card in black and white, plus small pieces of patterned papers in shades of reds, pinks, greys and blacks. I will be scraplifting this design!
Janes second layout (also not seen in the large photo above) is another page for her sister’s wedding album. You will need 12×12 card in white, plus embroidery thread in a colour to compliment the photos, Plus scraps of card to make flowers. I will be scraplifting this design as well!
Card Making: A4 card in white, black, pink, lilac, and scraps of green.
A sheet of gold or silver foil. Gems and pearls. Don’t forget your colouring pens or markers.
There will be the opportunity to try out the new Presscut cut and emboss folders…
…. plus create some shaped cards too.
If you would like some creative “time out” why not join us. We have spaces at this weeks classes on Wednesday 14th February, Friday 16th February and on Saturday 17th February. However, we do only have two magazines left. Please email email@example.com or ring 01844 208996 to book a place.
Janet Dell has made a very pretty card using stamps from the Creative Stamping Music & Dance collection. Janet has used just one of the sentiments, plus a corner image.
The card base was made with the scalloped semi circular die set that we have on offer in our January sale. It folds flat and fits inside a standard envelope. We have two left, reduced to only £14 The flowers were die cut using this really lovely Pinwheel Floral Sue Wilson die set.
Thanks for sharing Janet.
I thought I would share a few cards that were created today by our talented local crafters. We are using the Creative Stamping Music & Dance stamp collection this week and it is always fun to see some of the ideas from the class.
Di Collier used a sunray stencil, clear ink and pan pastels to create this really striking card!
Lesley Wright created this soft and pretty birthday card, again using pan pastels:
Barbara Francis used a brick stencil with pan pastels for her background as well. The guitars make great focal embellishments for the design.
And finally another card by Di Collier, this time keeping to a monochromatic colour scheme:
We only have two magazines left but if you would like to join us we have spaces on Friday and Saturday. Please ring 01844 208996 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place.
Thanks for sharing your creations ladies.
Get ready to rock and roll with this months Magathon selection! We are using the fabulous Creative Stamping Music & Dance collection for our projects, and we have heaps of inspiration to share!
Techniques this month include heat embossing, making a shaker card and a shaped card plus creating backgrounds with pan pastels or distress oxide inks.
What to bring for cards: A4 card in white, black, grey, brown, and shades of two other colours. We have used shades of green and orange for our samples. Plus two patterned papers in colours to coordinate. A4 water colour card. A4 double sided foam adhesive sheets (for shaker, and available in the shop).
What to bring for scrapbooking: 12×12 patterned paper in ombré or subtle patterns plus coordinating 12c12 card stock. Jenny used these:
Pat used this Fabscraps paper available for her vintage style page:
Places are available on all three sessions this week, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday. Please ring 01844 208996 when we are open, or email email@example.com to book a place.
We will have a VERY SPECIAL class offer too!