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Papercraft Society Box

This is such an exciting post!!! I can finally announce that I am the next months Papercraft Society Box designer!! I was asked to design a box that mixed my love of paper crafting and hand lettering, but I also had to add some watercolour elements in there too! All the designs are exclusive to … Continue reading Papercraft Society Box

Coordinating colours

When I make a card, the first thing I do is dig out any papers, stamps or embellishments that I might use because they work well with the theme or colour scheme. So I did get into the habit a while ago of creating more than one card each time I crafted, while all the … Continue reading Coordinating colours

Mixed Media Scrapbooking

Happy Monday! I have been doing a little scrapbooking, which I haven't done for a very, very long time! I incorporated some mixed media techniques into the page for lots of layers and dimension, and of course, loads of texture! You can see the full 90 minutes of video here...there is a lot of umming … Continue reading Mixed Media Scrapbooking

Birthday Card Challenge on CraftWorld!

Today is my birthday {HOORAY!!!} and so I would like to set a fun card challenge for a whole month starting from today!  Over on Craftworld I have set up a series of prompts for the month - a different one each day - for you to use as inspiration to create a card from. Simply posts … Continue reading Birthday Card Challenge on CraftWorld!

Vintage Layered Card

Recently I created a vintage card with lots of distressing and layers...just my favourite style of card! I used Kaisercraft Lady Like collection to get a coordinated look. It’s so very easy to pull together lots of pretty papers and embellishments to try getting a harmonious look, but only to find that it doesn’t quite … Continue reading Vintage Layered Card

Brand New FREE Crafting Platform!

Join the brand new FREE online craft community, CraftWorld! Watch this clip to find out more and if you join before Sunday 22nd March you will recieve a 10% discount to spend on your next CraftStash order! Click this link HERE to join today! I can not wait to see you over there! https://videopress.com/v/RytbHobJ?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Floucollins.blog%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2020%2F03%2FVideo-intro-and-outros_Lou-Collins3.jpg&preloadContent=metadata *T&Cs … Continue reading Brand New FREE Crafting Platform!