What you need: Watercolour Card – I used 240gsm Brushos – 3 to 4 colours Co-ordinating card for flowers and sprigs Flower dies Sprig dies Circle dies of 3 inches in diameter Ribbon Coordinating pearl drops – I used cream Flower forming tool set  Heat tool Wet glue Method Lightly spritz your watercolour card, then […]

I was so excited to receive my first Powertex ‘Secret Art Box’, and I was not disappointed when I opened it. It’s a fun challenge for me to be given a box of ‘goodies’ and then create out of my comfort zone. Materials The Powertex UK Secret Art Box Stone Art Ivory Powertex Universal Medium […]

    You will need: Shaving Foam A4 Storage Box Wooden Skewer Alcohol Inks White Card Sizzix Dies Prehistoric, Merry Moose and Retro Repeat Mixed Media Sizzix Embossing Folder 3D – Woven Banner Die Thin Black Cord Blue Foiled Card For Layering Odd Bits Of Pink, Blue and Green Card for Dinosaurs Parchment Paper PC […]

Hi everyone, sure missed you all! Today’s blog is a bit different. I wanted to thank my friend, Clarise, so this is card is for her. She is the amazing woman who oversees all these blogs, and does so much more with grace and aplomb. I hope you’ll humor me, since I’m sure everyone knows […]

My love of craft started when I was a little girl crafting and sewing with my Mam, Grandma and Aunt making dollsclothes. When my little sister arrived I made her soft toys and crafted with her and when she got married I helped to make her wedding dress and my full wedding outfit. When I got married and […]

Barbara and Clarity are Back tomorrow (5th May ) for a wonderful 2 hours at 2 pm. It’s going to be fun filled as always with lot’s of hints and tips. There are some amazing Stamps,Stencils and Groovi Plates, featuring ‘Funky Foliage’. Today I am sharing a set of cards I have made using just […]

I am relatively new to the LaBlanche brand, but what I have tried I have loved! I now have three stamp sets and six stencils, and they have quickly taken their place among my ‘go to’ favourites. Both the stamps and the stencils are a bit different from what is available elsewhere, so let’s look […]

Make a Powertex DIY lamp for lovely gifts or home decor and with Powertex you can make your own. Powertex fabric sculpture and fairy lights are an easy way to craft a lamp. I’m using battery powered LED fairy lights. Be sure to use LED lights for you project as these keep cool. Do not […]

Hi all. My name is Terri Gifford and I am so excited and proud to be a new blog ambassador for Hochanda. A little about myself… I am from the USA but have lived in East London for nearly 11 years. Before moving to the UK, I was an interior designer but also have always […]