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Tutorial of the Month: September 2014

See Sara Davies demonstrate how to make three cards using elements from The Snowman and The Snowdog range in this eleven minute video! And see the newest additions to the range here: The Snowman and Snowdog CD – Christmas Party Collection Father Christmas CD – Christmas Party Collection Father Christmas Deluxe Card Collection Crafters Companion The Snowman and The Snowdog … Continue reading

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Member of the Month: September 2014

We’re pleased to introduce our Member of the Month for September 2014… Carol Wilsher! Hi, I am Carol Wilsher, I live on Glynneath Road in Resolven. I began serious crafting in 2001 (I had previously made cross-stitch cards for family birthdays). Following the sudden and tragic death of my lovely sister, Tina, whom if she had lived would have been … Continue reading

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Brambly Hedge – Autumn Inspiration

Laine, from our International Inspiration team, made a gorgeous Z-fold card featuring Brambly Hedge, Spectrum Noir markers and pencils, and our Create a Card and other Die’sire dies! She shared her colour list for the ‘Autumn‘ stamp set as: Fur: EB1, EB2, TN2, TN4, + 95,110 Rabbit: IG1, IG2, PPI, CR4 Blankets and pillow: CR6, CR7, CR8, DG1, DG2, DG3, TB1, … Continue reading

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A sad “so long” to Sarah

Glum faces around Crafter’s Companion HQ today as we announce that Sarah Millsop will be leaving us. As part of a deal which sees Crafter’s Companion’s entire beading division acquired by Beads Direct, Sarah will be joining them at the start of September. Sarah joined us at Crafter’s Companion back in 2010 to spearhead the launch of Beader’s Companion on … Continue reading

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Crafter’s Companion in your Facebook Newsfeed

You may have noticed that you’re not seeing our updates and posts in your Newsfeed on Facebook as much. That is because Facebook has taken the view that people would prefer to see posts from family and friends over business pages they like. The unfortunate side effect of that decision is that lots of our crafty friends aren’t seeing our … Continue reading

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Look what you can make with Die’sire Quilling Flowers!

The fabulous Margaret Brown has made sample boards with our Die’sire Quilling dies, to illustrate some of the flowers you can create with them. Each picture notes the dies used just below it! Here she’s used the Dahlia die and the Blissful Flower dies. This board shows off the Marigold and Stamen dies. These are the Camelia Large and Small … Continue reading

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A fond farewell to Dawn

Sad news from Crafter’s Companion HQ today… Dawn Wheeler will be leaving us for pastures new at the end of August. Since early 2013, Dawn has regularly driven through wind, rain and snow (along with the now infamous traffic and roadworks around Mansfield!) to present shows featuring our crafting goodies from the Create & Craft studios in Peterborough. Like us, … Continue reading

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Giveaway Recap!

We’ve had a fabulous week celebrating Crafter’s Companion USA’s seventh birthday! It’s the last day to take advantage of our specials and enter our competitions, so we wanted to make sure you’d seen them all! Check out our latest newsletter to see our great offers with savings of up to 80%, FREE standard UK postage, and DOUBLE Loyalty Points on … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Cutting Stamps

We’ve gotten a few questions about how to cut apart rubber stamps, so we turned to our fabulous design team and asked them to shwo you how they do it! Joey is sharing a fabulous tutorial today:   Step 1: Take your chosen stamp sheet and a sharp pair of scissors. Step 2: I start at the top corner and … Continue reading

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Tutorial: ‘The Snowman™ and The Snowdog’ Decorated Pumps

SarahJayne created these brilliant pumps using her new CD and we just had to share her tutorial with you! These will make a fantastic festive present for yourself or someone you love! Here is what SarahJayne shared about this fabulous project: Products used: • ‘The Snowman™ and The Snowdog’ 2014 crafting CD… Designer papers:design 2 Designer Christmas cards – Decoupage … Continue reading

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