Author Archives: Ciara at Create & Craft

Blog Exclusive: 25% Off My Sentiments Exactly

Guest Experts, Papercraft, What's New

Those of you who are up to date with Sara Naumann’s works will know that she loves crafting with My Sentiments Exactly stamps. Last month we gave you her adorable “Hang on Tight” card project (the bunny was literally hanging onto an umbrella — it was too cute!), but this time we’re mixing things up a little. Not only are we bringing you a botanical friendship card project using My Sentiments Exactly stamps, but you’ll also get a 25% discount off the range.

That’s right — this is our FIRST blog-exclusive promotion! How can you get your discount?

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Jewellery Trends 2017: Wire Wrapped Stones

Jewellery, Sarah Millsop, Trends

Loose stones, rough crystals, and even marbles and sea glass can be used to create very decorative pieces of jewellery. By wrapping your stones in a thin but stable wire, you can make them into thread-able components to be able to use in your personalised jewellery. There are more decorative ways that you can learn to use your wire and even design some intricate bails, but this project will teach you simple and useful techniques to start with.

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Did You Watch GBBO Last Night? We’ve Insider Info!

Baking

Good morning, bakers! Last night was ‘Caramel Week’ on the Great British Bake Off. The contestants had three super sticky challenges to complete for Paul and Prue, resulting in the sweetest and sauciest episode aired yet! To make this situation even gooier, we have some insider knowledge for you: the Gourmet Gadgetry Ice Cream Cone & Waffle Dish Maker made an appearance on the program. So naturally, we’re giving you 20% off this superb gadget!

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Why Should You Buy Hunkydory Marvellous Mirri Pads?

Guest Experts, Papercraft, What's New

Hi, everyone! I have been soooooo excited to tell you about our new product launch: Marvellous Mirri Pads. After the huge success of the Hunkydory ’50 Shades of Mirri’ range, we wanted to look at what else we could do with Mirri Card. This was the result!

This article was written by the lovely Anne-Marie Catterall of Hunkydory.

 

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8 Pirate Craft Supplies That’ll Shiver Your Timbers

Baking, Papercraft, Sewing

If it’s a pirate’s life for you, you’ll be pretty happy to hear that Tuesday 19th September is ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’. Really. There’s literally a day for everything, I’m sure of it! But, I can’t knock it until I try it. Here I go. Shiver me timbers, there be lots o’ pirate-themed craftin’ products across th’ seven seas! Arrrrrrr. Bless me dear ol’ black soul — me thinks we be havin’ a pirate party!

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