Sunday, 26 December 2010
A Trip Down Memory Lane Up to 75% off.
Scrapagogo Kit club - Myself, Jackie & Fi subscribe to theri kits, but they have a few in the sale if you want to give one a go.
Friday, 17 December 2010
A couple of you have asked for reviews and information about new ranges to be included on the blog, so here's a new feature..." A girl can never have too many...." Now I can't confess to being completely on the ball here, but I will start looking at products and stores within this feature to introduce you or highlight places to shop and brands to drool over. Look out for lots of sneak peeks in January as the main industry conference takes place.
So, what do I have first for you.... Stamps!
You know I'm a lover of all things Tim Holtz, especially his stamps. I'm also a huge fan of red rubber stamps. You get nice clean crisp images from them as I often find acrylic stamps can spread a little if you're not careful. My second favourite stamps are Paper Artsy Stamps, which you can buy direct from them at http://shop.paperartsy.co.uk/index.asp.
If you are still looking for some Christmas stamps then check put these beauties. You can find them in the “Hot Picks” section of the shop along with a couple of other Christmas sets.
Paper Artsy sell their stamps as cling mounted so you can use them with your acrylic block, or for slightly less, un-mounted. You can use a glue stick to attach them to your block or mount them yourself with EZMount which you can buy in sheets roughly A4 size for about £5.00.
A quick note on EZMount. There are two products that you can use to mount your rubber stamps so that you can use them with an acrylic block, EZMount and KlingOn. I would recommend EZMount as the foam is firmer and slightly thicker giving you a better impression when you stamp, and a longer lasting product. If you want to mount your own stamps then a must is an investment in some of the Tim Holtz Tonic Scissors as you will need the none-stick coating when cutting the foam as it is VERY sticky.
Friday, 10 December 2010
Thursday, 9 December 2010
Hello! Hopefully you all enjoyed Saturdays class and finished off your snowflakes.
As requested below are some photo’s of the pages I had made for my book. After that I’ll detail the stamps that we used should you be tempted to purchase some. BE WARNED though – Tim Holtz stamps are HIGHLY addictive!!! But the Christmas ones go oh so well with the Graphic 45 papers we were using.
Fingers crossed these will give you a few ideas if you’re getting stuck.
Now then some of those stamps…. the first three set are this years releases.
Lots of store sell Tim Holtz Stamps, but for ease you can find these sets at That’s Crafty! Laura gives great service as well and provided most of our supplies for this class. The link takes you to all of Tim’s sets that she sells, but do take a look around the store, and don’t blame me for the amount you spend!
I’ll be bring the stamps along to the January crop for people to use them if needs be and I’d love to see how your books are coming along if you’ve been using them to document your Christmas.