Friday 31 March 2017


Grunge Elements and I have a hero embossed in black 
onto a bright background that you could create with inks or sprays.
Card by Brenda.

Thursday 30 March 2017

Brolly full of Spring

This is bright and fun and full of sunshine.
Card and stamps by Lesley Crawford.
Fancy Brolly rubber stamp set.

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Daisy Pop-up Frame

Design Team member Chris McMillan made this pop-up card
using our Daisy multi-layer frame.
I love the way that Chris has coloured around the flowers and frames
to give them that crisp white finish.

Tuesday 28 March 2017

Dad Dad Dad Dad

Vicky made this card using our Grunge Elements stamp set
and our Hero Dad rubber stamp.

Monday 27 March 2017

Distress Oxide - Daisy Frame

I created the background with the new Distress Oxides (which are fab)
and then stamped and embossed over the top with our Daisy Layer frame.

Sunday 26 March 2017

Sparkle Flamingo

If you missed our shows on Hochanda yesterday
remember you can watch them via their website

Saturday 25 March 2017

Hochanda TV Today

Today we are on Hochanda TV at 2pm & 5pm

We will be introducing our
Fabulous Flamingos
Daisy Multi-layered Frame
Hero Dad
Grunge Elements

We do hope you will be able to tune in and watch the shows.

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Vintage Bon Voyage

One of Lesley's creations using
Flower Frame
stamped onto a patterned paper and then Distress ink has been added.

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Multi Layers of Layers

We love this stamp, it is so versatile.
Here we have used the whole stamp, stamped and embossed twice.
The 2nd layer has been coloured and cut out and then layered on top.

It reminds me of Mahjong - the 3 dimensional tile game where you layer up the tiles.

Monday 20 March 2017

Opening Hours

Tuesday 21st March - 10am-3pm
Wednesday 22nd March - 10am-3pm
Thursday 23rd March - 10am-3pm
Friday 24th March - 10am-3pm

Saturday 25th Shop Closed
as we are on
Hochanda TV 2pm & 5pm

Sunday 19 March 2017

Hero Tag

This is our 'I have a Hero' stamp with our new
Grunge Elements in the background.
These will be featured inour Hochanda TV show on Saturday 25th March 2pm & 5pm.

Vicky created this card and has outline the Hero and Dad words with a fine black pen.

Saturday 18 March 2017

Spring Brolly

The Fancy Brolly stamp set as in it the small elements to decorate the brolly including the raindrops in the background of this card.
The Tulip, Bunny and 'It's Spring!' are from the Spring Accessories stamp set.
Stamps and card designed by Lesley Crawford.

Friday 17 March 2017

Frame on Mulberry Paper

There is a layer of mulberry paper behind the cut out frames.
Plus our new Elegant Swirl in the background.
Created by Vicky

Thursday 16 March 2017

Beautiful Brolly

Here Lesley has used her Flower Frame and her Fancy Brolly,
the pink flowers are also from the Fancy Brolly set.
Coloured with alcohol pens.

This is also a parasol which is perfect for so many occasions

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Vintage Flower Frame

This is Lesley's Flower Frame stamped and watercoloured with Distress
to give it a vintage feel.

Today I am on my way to Switzerland.
I have set up my blog with new samples every day while I am away but that does mean I won't be able to access and publish your comments for the next week.
I will publish them on my return.

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Daisy Multi Layer Frame Shadow Box

Our new Daisy Multi-Layered Frame stamp will be appearing in our
Hochanda TV shows on Saturday 25th March.

I have stamped the image once in White Diamond Embossing Powder and
then again in Gold Twinkle Embossing powder.
I separated some of the frames to create the layers.

Monday 13 March 2017

Opening Hours

Tuesday 14th March - 10am-3pm
Wednesday 15th March - 10am-3pm
Thursday 16th March - 10am-3pm
Friday 17th March - 10am-3pm
Saturday 18th March - 10am-4pm

Sunday 12 March 2017

Pot of Gold

There should be a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, shouldn't there?
The Pot of Gold comes from our new Happy Travels set.
The rainbow is from our all weathers set
and all other stamps are from our Spring Accessories set.

All stamps and card designed by Lesley Crawford.

Saturday 11 March 2017

NEW - Gate-fold Multi Layered Frame

Brand new stamp launch today

Our Fabulous Flamingos and Flamingo Border are also now available plus a couple of other new stamps.

Our store in Kempston is open Saturday and Sunday this weekend
10am-4pm Saturday
10am-3pm Sunday

Friday 10 March 2017

Brolly full of Eggs

Lesley created this card using
Grandma's Quilt
Fancy Brolly
Spring Accessories

We are open Saturday and Sunday this weekend as it is our Cardmaking Weekend
so why not pop in and browse our store of wall to wall stamps.

Thursday 9 March 2017

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Opening Hours

Tuesday 7th March - 10am-3pm
Wednesday 8th March - 10am-3pm
Plus 7pm Project Club
Thursday 9th March - 10am-3pm
Friday 10th March - 10am-3pm
Saturday 11th March - 10am-4pm
Sunday 12th March - 10am-3pm

Sunday 5 March 2017

Silver Flower Frame

This is our new Flower Frame Rubber Stamp
Card made by Lesley Crawford
Stamps designed by Lesley Crawford

Saturday 4 March 2017

Smooth Sailing

Lesley has been busy playing with the new stamps that she designed for us.
These are from Happy Travels.

Friday 3 March 2017

Thursday 2 March 2017

Bon Voyage

Lesley made this card using the stamps that she designed in our
All Weathers rubber stamp sets.

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Seahorse Shaker

This is a variation on our Bugs Life shaker card but this time
with our new Seahorses and Seashells.
Can you see the little shrunk seahorses inside the jar - they are soooo cute!

This is one I will be teaching in Switzerland.