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Behind The Scenes at a retail show & Ticket Give Away!

Behind the Scenes at a Retail Show by Denyse Coughlan As we are making the draw for our give away for tickets to the Creative Craft Show at the NEC October 31st to November 3rd, this evening (add a comment (before the draw) below if you want to be entered to win 2 tickets) I […]

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Steampunk Clock by Julie Wilson

Steampunk Clock by Julie Wilson SamanthaK Cogs Mixed Media MDF – 20 pack SamanthaK 3D MDF Alarm Clock Pack Clockface from SamanthaK Time Embellishment Pack Black Gesso White Gold Gilding Wax White Gesso 3D Matte Gel Medium Chipboard rectangle measuring 5” x 3” Thinly paint all of the clock body in black and the two […]

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Meet Lizzie Dzadiek

Meet Lizzie Dzadiek I’m fairly new to the Sam’s design team, joining 10 months ago and loving every minute of it. It’s exciting to see Sam designing a collection as we get to see it develop, with a sneak peak of it before we receive it.. One of my favourite projects that I made was […]

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Grow Notelet by Karen Clare

Grow Notelet by Karen Clare Nocturne Versafine Clair Distress Oxides Finger daubers Craft mat Water spritzer Mixed media card Heat tool Brown heat resistant craft mat I created a background on mixed media card using distress oxides, Iced Spruce, Cracked Pistachio and Seedless Preserves. Applying the colours first on a craft mat, spritzing with water […]

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Whimsical Card By Lizzie DzadieK

Whimsical Card by Lizzie Dzadiek Samantha K Crafts Wild Nature Stamp Set White cardstock Distress oxides in tumbled glass, spun sugar and cracked pistachio Versafine black ink pad Foam tape Uni pen fine liner 0. 2 A simple framed card using Samantha K Crafts Wild Nature Stamp SetUsing white cardstock I blended distress oxides in […]

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Welcome by Emma Blake

Welcome by Emma Blake Samantha K MDF sign post White gesso Studiolight acrylic markers Artful Days flowers and moss Air dry clay and mould for the ladybird. This is a very simple make but very effective. I started by gessoing my MDF and then, once dry, I used my markers to colour straight onto the […]

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Meet Lynda Hall

Meet Lynda Hall I’m Lynda and I live in Hampshire with my husband, two teenage daughters and 3 crazy dogs. I love crafting in many forms, but for me card making and mixed media work is where my passion really lies. I enjoy nothing better than spending my weekends in my conservatory at my craft […]

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Steampunk Flight

Steampunk Flight By Lizzie Dzadiek  Mdf pieces – hot air balloon and the word flying from samantha k’s steampunk collectionPaper elements – clockface from the Time Collection, Birdcage from the Steampunk Collection.Dovecraft copper metalic pigment ink pad Flowers from 49 and marketHappy travels stamp set from cardmaking and papercraft magazine  Printed paper pad from The Works  […]

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Meet Mags Woodcock

Meet Mags Woodcock Crafting runs in my family, both my mum and grandmother were crafty ladies, so you could say it’s in my genes. I loved creating things from an early age and still love to experiment with new techniques. Mixed media, paper crafting, up-cycling and baking are amongst my many hobbies. I love inspiring […]

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Variations on A Theme by Mags Woodcock

Variations on a Theme by Mags Woodcock Hello, Mags here ,today I am taking a look back at some of the MDF journal covers I have decorated in the past. The very first journal (above) was a simple design. I applied a coat of gesso, added texture paste through a stencil and once dry I […]

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Meet Julie

Meet Julie Wilson My name is Julie Wilson and I have been crafting since I was about 5 years old. I love teaching mixed media, Scrapbooking and Cardmaking and using SamanthaK’s mdf in my projects. My current addiction is Art Journaling which I do to help me relax. My favourite project I have made for […]

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Robot Card by Lynda hall

Robot Card By Lynda Hall If you ever get stuck for cards for kids Sam’s robots are perfect for a speedy make that’s guaranteed to make them smile. For this card I simply embossed some silver cardstock and distressed with a slate gilding wax. To emphasise the dot I used a black pearl pen. I […]

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The Bott Family by karen Clare

The Bott Family by Karen Clare MaterialsSamantha K Robot Parts (Coming to our website soon, currently available from Hochanda HERE)Samantha K Line Stencil (available for £1.75 HERE)Acrylic paintsGesso2 x Canvas Boards I used SamanthaK’s Robot Parts to make the Bott Family. Mounted on 2 boards which I had applied white gesso to. I then applied […]

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Steampunk Book cover by Julie Wilson

Steampunk Book Cover by Julie Wilson Run some sticky backed aluminium (available at builder’s merchants) through an embossing folder. I used an industrial folder by Tim Holtz Stick the foil to the front and back using a paper stump to push the foil into the MDF and enhancing the embossed images. Add SamanthaK’s MDF pipes, […]

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Free Tickets to tHe Creative crafts show at event city MANCHESTER sept 5th to 7th

Free Tickets to the Creative Craft Show Event City Manchester September 5th to 7th We have pairs of tickets to the Creative Craft Show, Event City Manchester, where we will be running our mini one hour workshop bookable HERE If you would like to win a pair of tickets simply comment below and say who […]

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Mechanical Steam Train By Lynda Hall

Mechanical Steam Train by Lynda Hall Materials Grunge board Tim Holtz/Sizzix embossing folder Studio Light Industrial dies Gesso Pinflair Rust Paste and Patina Pinflair metallic paint Indigo Blu Luscious Pebeo Gilding Wax Creative Expressions stamp Distress Oxide Ink I thought I’d do a quick post detailing how I created the train piece that I made […]

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Under The Sea by Mags Woodcock

Under The Sea by Mags Woodcock MaterialsUnder The Sea Mix, set 1 and 2 from Samantha K. White gesso Blue acrylic paintSand coloured acrylic paint Pastel coloured acrylic paints Heavy gel medium (DecoArt), Cotton mesh, Signo Uniballgel pen, white Hello, Mags here, today I am sharing a project I created for Sam’s June Hochanda show. […]

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Ocean Life by Lizzie Dzadiek

Ocen Life by Lizzie Dzadiek Materials. White textured cardstock . Decoart crackle paste . Mdf Jellyfish and octopus tentacles from Samantha k crafts . Imagination crafts artsy stones . Anita’s 3d gloss . Nuvo drops duck egg and glitter aquatic mist . Cosmic shimmer mist meadow lush . Black archival ink pad . Sweet dixie […]

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turtle card by lynda hall

Turtle Card by Lynda Hall Materials Yupo Paper Pinata Alcohol Ink Studio Light Ocean View Dies, Papers and Stamps Acrylic Paint Distress InkAlcohol Lifting Ink I have been so busy this Summer that I haven’t had time to get to the beach myself so I have been scratching that itch in my crafting instead. Sam’s […]

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Mini workshops at creative craft show manchester september 5-7th

Mini workshops for the Creative Craft Show Manchester are now bookable We are pleased to announce that our mini workshops for the Creative Crafts Show at Eventcity Manchester are now bookable HERE Workshops will last for an hour and you will be provided with everything you need to create this beautiful MDF flip top box. […]

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