Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Rubber Stamp Club ~ Friday 10th ~ 6.30 pm ~ 9.30 pm

On Friday we will be holding another rubber stamping club.  The last one we held was a success and enjoyed by all.  The pictures show a couple of the ladies proudly showing their finished cards.

The card was made using a christmas stamp onto puzzle pieces.  The puzzle pieces were secured on the back with easy lift tape so they did not move when stamped on.  The image was then stamped using stazon and then using Sakura watercolour pencils to colour in.  The image was then stamped onto a piece of scrap paper and cut out.  This was placed over the image using just a small amount of non permenant glue on the puzzle pieces as a mask.  Snow flake stamps were stamped on to the back ground using Versamark and then embossed with clear embossing powder.  The back ground of the puzzle pieces were then shaded using Denium Distress ink pad.  This was put on with a piece of 'Cut-n-Dry' foam. A peice of paper towel was used to take off the ink off the snow flakes.  The mask was then removed.  The easy lift tape was removed from the back of the puzzle peices and two of the pieces were arranged away from the rest.  This was layered onto a piece of purple card.  The lighter background was using glossy card and the same rest method used, using snowflake stamps. 

If you would like more details on how this was completed, please call Jeanette who will be happy to help.

Launch of New Eureka Craft Templates ~ with Alex ~ 6th November

We were really pleased to have launched two more templates, 'Magic Template & 'Diamond Fold Template',  adding to our range under the name of 'Eureka Craft Designs'.  Alex demonstrated these new templates along side the previously launched templates, 'Revolve' & 'Fader' templates.  As with all of our templates we like to add extras giving you flexability to use certain elements with your other card making projects.  The Diamond Fold template has the mat & laying templates for scalloped edges and straight edges.  These will also fit perfectly onto 6 x 6 square cards.  We have also included a template to allow you to add an extra element to the inside of your card for a pop out.  A workshop using the 'Flippin Christmas' range was used, using this element.  See picture below.

 Using the added extras on the Diamond Fold Template to make the Diamond Fold with a pop out.

 Diamond Fold Card

Magic Card. The image is plain until you pull the tab up.

Each of these templates are £6.99.  For further information about all our templates please speak to Jeanette or Alex on 0118 9345666.


Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Stix 2 Demonstration Day ~ with Michelle Johnson ~ Saturday 13th November

Firstly I need to apologise for not updating my blog as quickly as I should, but now I have I start with the demonstration day we had with Michelle Johnson.  Michelle was demonstrating the products produced by Stix 2.  For example, foam pads, double sided adhesive sheets, foils etc...  You will be surprised what you can achieve with your foam pads.  eg. Use them with your foils to make the middle of flowers etc.. You do not need to use them just for sticking. 

In the afternoon Michelle run free workshops using the products she had been demonstrating.  You can see from the photo's it was enjoyed by all including the men!!  At the end of the workshop a raffle prize was given, donated by Michelle, and was won by Kayleigh aged 10.