Category: Process of making

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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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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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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Unique unicorn by karen clare

Unique Unicorn by Karen Clare Materials3D Unicorn KitBrushosChunky GlitterPVA Glue I created this showpiece for the Kent craft show. I love using Brusho’s so after assembling the unicorn I gave the whole thing a couple of coats of white gesso. This gives a good base for the Brushos and the white will enhance the vibrant […]

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3D Light house ‘How to’ video with Sam K

3D Light house ‘How to’ video MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  Samantha K 3D light house For those that may need a little help constructing their light house, please view the video 🙂 If you require any further details please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact page HERE We would love to see what you […]

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Santa’s lost buttons by lizzie dzadiek

Santa’s Lost Buttons By Lizzie Dzadiek Materials .Samantha k gifts Santa’s lost buttons in natural (they are also available in a beautiful transparent red and black).  Samantha k gifts small mdf tag Samantha K Santa Buttons Leonie Pujol festive foilage a6 stamp Spellbinders holly tag swag die set Acrylic paint Spectrum noir colorista pencils Kraft […]

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Driftwood Girl by Emma Blake

Driftwood Girl by Emma Blake Materials Under the sea mdf Acrylics, WatercoloursGel pens Pencils Fabrics I started by doodling my face on to the substrate and then adding details with my paints starting with watercolours and leaving each layer to dry. While the layers were drying I painted my sea creatures, shells and bubbles I […]

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Ship wreck plaque by julie wilson

Ship Wreck Plaque by Julie Wilson Materials Samantha K Shipwreck Samantha K Sign Samantha K Seaside Wording White Gesso White Crackle Paint (Prima) Matte Medium (Prima) Distress Ink Pad Vintage Photo Metal Ruler Glue Cover the sign with a thin layer of white Gesso and allow to dry. Use a palette knife to add a […]

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Ship Wrecked by lynda hall

Ship Wrecked By Lynda Hall Materials Used Tar GelAcrylic paint ( a variety of brands, Lidl, Do-Crafts and Decoart mainly)Gel MediumTexture PasteStarlights Texture PasteRust ItGlossy AccentsVersafine Clair Ink Black So, who was lucky enough to grab some of the incredible sea themed MDF recently showcased on Hochanda? I was SO excited to be able to […]

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The NutCracker

The Nutcracker by Denyse Coughlan MaterialsSamantha K Nutcracker Plaque Found HERERoyal Talens Amsterdam Acrylic Ink in silver and goldBackground paper of your choicePVA GlueSandpaper or fileGreen acrylic paintPosca (or similar) chalk pens in red, black, yellow, white and blue I recently had the opportunity to film a 12 minute demo for Hochanda ‘s Twelve Days […]

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Always and Forever bY Mags Woodcock

ALWAYS AND FOREVER BY MAGS WOODCOCK MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST – Large Pocket Watch MDF shape, small heart, Always , Forever Words, all from Samantha K Tim Holtz Paper Dolls Ribbon, Twine ,Lace White Gesso Vintage Book pages PVA glue Gold Gilding Wax, I used Art Alchemy by Prima. Hello, Mags here ,today I am sharing a […]

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Humming Bird canvas – By Karen Clare

Humming Bird canvas – By Karen Clare MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  Materials  Box canvas Masking tape Samantha K Humming bird kit Brusho colours Water spritzer Paint brush Heat tool   I received great feedback for this piece and hope you enjoy the inspiration using the fab Humming bird kit which is so cute and easy to […]

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Toadstool Tag – By Lizzie Dzadiek

Toadstool Tag – By Lizzie Dzadiek MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  Samantha K Large mdf tag Samantha K woodland nature stamp set and Woodland nature etched MDF pieces Deco art white gesso Pentel super gold paint marker Faber-Castell pitt artist pens, cinnamon and sepia Royal and langnickel gold acrylic paint Coconut fibre Wood patterend cardstock  Uniball signo […]

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Alchemy Lock Box – By Sally Roe

Alchemy Lock Box – By Sally Roe Materials used –  Samantha K mdf Lock Box Samantha K mdf word Alchemy Black Gesso Stamperia Alchemy card / paper pad Tim Holtz Distress inks : Walnut Stain & Vintage Photo Heavy Body Gel Imagination Crafts Artsy stones : Large & Small A mix of Metal Embellishments Deck […]

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Workshop – Feb 16th 2019

Well what a wonderful first workshop 😍😍   It was an absolutely lovely group of ladies and some fabulous creations were made.   Although we were all working on the same thing, the finished projects were all so very different ❤️   Thank you to the fabulous Denyse You are an amazing tutor 😘 And […]

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Steampunk Heart Canvas – By Lynda Hall

Steampunk Heart Canvas – By Lynda Hall MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  Samantha K Cog Heart Samantha K Cogs Rust It Patina Luscious powders Waxes Black and White Gesso 12×12 Canvas Acrylic paint sprays – Lidl Paynes Grey DecoArt  paint and  Ultramarine Blue Sweet Poppy grid stencil I absolutely love cogs and all things steampunk so when […]

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