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Tutorial of the Month: May 2016

Happy May, crafters! This month we’ve got a wonderful tutorial for you from Margaret Brown. Margaret has created a wonderful Double Pop Out Gatefold Card that is easy to re-create and makes an lovely, elegant card to send someone! Crafter’s Companion Supplies: InLinkz.com Other Supplies: Satin bows from the Crafter’s Companion Downton Abbey Kit Directions: Score down the A4 gatefold … Continue reading

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Member of the month: May 2016

Please meet our member of the month, Pat. You can read a little bit about her and her crafting story here: “Just a quickie to say that I do multi crafts to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK, whilst getting enjoyment and also stress relieving measures from creating these crafts. My mother died from Illnesses emanating from Alzheimer’s and originally … Continue reading


Tutorial: Happy Birthday Tags

Create yourself lots of these fun tags so you have them on hand and at the ready for any occasion or gift! You could change the sentiment for many different occasions and of course make them in lots of different colours too! Crafter’s Companion US design team member Dana has put together a lovely tutorial for you to show you … Continue reading

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Create backgrounds with your Spectrum Noir Markers

Today Kerin shows you in her tutorial how to use your Spectrum Noir Markers to create fabulous backgrounds for your cards and how you can use them with your stamped images! Crafter’s Companion Supplies: InLinkz.com Step 1: Color randomly on an acrylic block with Spectrum Noir Markers FL1, BP4, CT4 and Spritz colored acrylic block with rubbing alcohol. Step 2: Lay … Continue reading


Are you ready for Gemini?

Are you ready for the launch of our brand new die-cutting and embossing machine? Sara Davies will have the Gemini on Hochanda at 8pm tonight, so be sure you’re watching! Here’s a short video, introducing the new machine: And here’s a bit more detail, plus sneak peeks: Make sure you’re watching the shows tonight & tomorrow!


WIN a brand new Gemini!

We know you’re excited about our brand new Gemini die-cutting & embossing machine! Sara’s put together a fantastic bundle for one lucky crafter, which includes a signed machine and sixteen metal dies, worth over £165! Want a chance to win? See all the details below!


Create a fabulous seed packet!

We’ve got a fun way to package seeds to give as a gift! Kerin has put together a lovely tutorial using stamps from Sheena Douglass, coloured with Spectrum Noir pens. Kerin’s part of the Crafter’s Companion US design team, so all of her measurements are using inches. Crafter’s Companion UK supplies: InLinkz.com Other supplies: co-ordinating cardstock | seed packets | … Continue reading


Getting to know you!

We thought it was time we got to know each other a little better! We’d love to know what you’d like to see on our social media pages going forward so please, send your suggestions in by clicking on the link below! Happy Crafting, CCHQ xx

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Tutorial: Downton Abbey Tea Bag Dispenser

Store your tea bags in style with this fun tea bag dispenser made with elements from the Downton Abbey Papercrafting collection and the Big Score. Fill it with your favourite blend and this little beverage companion makes a great gift as well for the Downton Abbey fans or tea enthusiasts in your life. Crafter’s Companion Supplies: InLinkz.com Other Supplies: Scissors … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Verity Rose Cloud Easel Card

Create this gorgeous easel card with our tutorial from Jo! She shows you step by step how you can make your own. Crafter’s Companion Supplies: InLinkz.com Directions: Step 1: Print off and draw around the cloud template, make little notches on the edge for where the score lines are to go. Step 2: Cut around the printed line and score … Continue reading