Friday, 31 December 2010
And if you haven't been over to see us in the last month you will find the journey so much quicker now that all the roadworks have been completed. I timed it from the M1 to the store - it took only 8 minutes (a huge improvement on the 20-40 minutes it used to take).
Next Wednesday is our in store project club and we still have some spaces for the 1-3pm group. We will be using the new stamps from our show on Create & Craft next Friday. If you would like to join us it is only £5 but please call to book your space.
Monday, 27 December 2010
The in store sale room will be open plus huge discounts around the store.
Our online sale is continuing with 20% off everything, enter Promo Code XMAS.
Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Custom Stamps, Gift Vouchers, Stamperama Tickets and the lastest Stampington Magazines are excluded from this sale.
But everything else is included - even the items already reduced in the Special Offers and Clearance Sections.
Saturday, 18 December 2010
Thursday, 16 December 2010
Wednesday, 15 December 2010
Just enter BOGOF into Notes/Comments box and we will manually add an extra one of each (same or similar) absolutely FREE. This will not show on the screen.
Nunn make some amazing metal embellishments like Ribbon Slides, Flowers held on with brads and of course Patera jewellery pieces.
This offer is for a limited time and only while stocks last.
Saturday, 11 December 2010
We will be using our 2 Domino Sheets from earlier in the year plus 4 new ones - the new ones will hopefully in my grubby little paws by the end of the week.
I am then going to post some out to DT members in the hope that, against all the odds, they might be able to squeeze out a few cards before 7th January. Surely most people are going to be sitting around at home over Christmas with not much to do!
Friday, 10 December 2010
So to any of you out there having a birthday this week - HAPPY BIRTHDAY.
Sorry I've no cards to post up at the moment, I have been busy working on other things and have some exciting news to share with you tomorrow.
Hope you have a good (and snow free) weekend.
Wednesday, 8 December 2010
You can then come and spend them in our SALE or use them anytime throughout the year, even at shows.
Sunday, 5 December 2010
This Teddy Bear is from our new range of wood mounted stamps, currently only available in store. But if you do decide to visit us you will find the journey so much easier now as the new dual carriageway is now open from the A1 right the way through to the M1 (j13), so traffic in all directions is moving so much faster (no 40mph speed restrictions). You just have to remember to turn off the new A421 at Kempston.
We are open 10am-4pm Tuesday through to Saturday. If you would like to visit on a Monday please call to check we are here (occasionally we like a day off!).
Artwork by Lesley.
Saturday, 4 December 2010
Friday, 3 December 2010
Lesley stamped the tree in brown ink and then coloured over the pears in green to highlight them.
Thursday, 2 December 2010
Wednesday, 1 December 2010
Tuesday, 30 November 2010
Monday, 29 November 2010
Sunday, 28 November 2010
Saturday, 27 November 2010
Artwork by Lesley.
Friday, 26 November 2010
Fingers crossed that it all goes according to plan because it is perfect timing for Wacky Wednesday, late night shopping and our Project Club as these are all taking place on Wednesday 1st December.
So if you would like to test out the brand new A421 we are open on Wednesday 1st December 10am-9pm
Thursday, 25 November 2010
Check out the new section on our website here where you can find all our new unmounted stamps, new designs being added daily.
New road opening - apparently the new A421 from J13 of the M1 to us will be opening on 1st December - so fingers crossed this happens as it will make the journey a breeze.
Wednesday, 24 November 2010
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Monday, 22 November 2010
Sunday, 21 November 2010
Saturday, 20 November 2010
Friday, 19 November 2010
But we have made some of them into unmounted designs which you can buy online (sorry no discount).
Unmounted Holly Tree embossed in white onto blue vellum.
Wednesday, 17 November 2010
In these videos I use Kew Gardens cube, Seashore Cube, Paris Cube, London Cube and Egyptian Cube 3.
So we now have over 100 videos on our website, hopefully these will inspire you.
Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Places are available to book from 10am today and are on a very limited basis as the weekend is being held in the classroom at our store.
The cost of the weekend is £99 and includes cardmaking on Saturday 5th March 10am-6pm and Sunday 6th March 10am-5pm.
To book a space on this weekend please call us on 01234 855833
Monday, 15 November 2010
Sunday, 14 November 2010
Saturday, 13 November 2010
Friday, 12 November 2010
The background is JudiKins Xmas Tree Border stamped in Blush Pink Opaque Stazon Inkpad.
Thursday, 11 November 2010
Wednesday, 10 November 2010
It has been stamped using Blending Blox and highlighted with the Marvy Xtra Fine Silver Metallic pen, which was also used to create a border.
Tuesday, 9 November 2010
The Happy Christmas has been embossed with Red Embossing Powder onto vellum, the Funky Xmas Pattern is in the background.
Monday, 8 November 2010
Sunday, 7 November 2010
Bye for now. Normal service will resume on Monday with the return of Sarah.
P.S. Happy Birthday Vicky!
Saturday, 6 November 2010
I've got four more cards to show you all coloured once again with Lyra Polycolours. I do love colouring in don't you?
In this first card I'm showcasing my absolute favourite Christmas motif, the gingerbread man. I have been collecting gingerbread men stamps for years and this is probably my favourite. The three little gingerbreads are layered over a background stamped with the parcel/holly/candy cane trio. I've also incorporated a border stamp which I use a lot to divide the card into different areas. Printworks produce many border stamps and I find them very useful.
As said in Little Women, Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without any presents. This card features some very funky Christmas gifts. They are available on a wood mounted stamp or an unmounted set. Recognise that colour combo? Hmm. However, it looks just as good in sepia tones on cream card.
Friday, 5 November 2010
Thursday, 4 November 2010
Join me tomorrow when I'll show you how you can turn the Printworks Wheelbarrow that you've been harbouing in your craft drawer all summer into something Christmassy.
Wednesday, 3 November 2010
You can purchase the Pear stencil at the show. Don't forget to take your key fob if you are a Stamp Addicts Member.
I thought I'd show you a few Christmas card ideas using stamps from one of my favourite companies, Printworks.
The first one uses a cute Snowman coloured with alchol-based markers, layered onto a Nellie Snellen die cut. I love this die set. It's a little different from the usual scallop dies without being too fancy.
The base card has been embossed with a cuttlebug embossing folder. We have some really nice Christmas ones to choose from in store.
The second card features a Poinsettia which has been stamped twice onto a card scrap and coloured with distress reinkers (Barn door, worn lipstick and curshed olive) and a waterbrush.
I like using the re-inkers in this way and also to make my own customer multi-colour inkpads. This is what I have used to stamp the leafy flourish.
Simply cut a square of cut n dry felt (not foam) and drip the re-inkers on to it in a random fashion. Store in a zip-loc bag and it will stay wet for months.
You can see another example of this technique being used on my card in the Best of British supplement included with this month's Simply Cards and Papercraft magazine.
I hope you can join me on The Purple Zone again tomorrow when I will show you some more of Printwork's snowmen.
Tuesday, 2 November 2010
Saturday, 30 October 2010
Judi of JudiKins will be running our Make & Take, for only £1 you can make an EcoArtBoard Brooch.
For more details about the show visit the Suffolk PaperCraft website here.
Friday, 29 October 2010
Well, Rob & Judi love watching movies and having spent several hours catching up on family and gossip we decided to watch the movie Avatar - I've never managed to watch this one all the way through so did not realise how long it was!
The movie was brilliant and although they had already seen it in the cinema Rob & Judi did manage to stay awake throughout the whole film. But and this is a big but, it didn't finish until nearly 12.30 which is an unusually late night for me (and very late for them considering they have hardly slept in 2 days) - so late in fact that I didn't wake up until after 8am this morning and I almost never do that!
We will be going into the shop today and should make it there sometime this morning so if you want to drop in and say hi to Rob & Judi they would love to see you. Or if you are coming to the show in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday they will be with us, we've even managed to persuade Judi to run our Make & Take.
It is already 9am so I better go get dressed and attempt some work.
Hope to see you later.
Thursday, 28 October 2010
Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
For this one you add wings, eyes and a beak and when creating the basic shape remember to do 2 pieces in white and the rest in black.