Category: Tips

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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Bright Bottle Rack Tutorial – By Emma Blake

Bright Bottle Rack Tutorial – By Emma Blake MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  Samantha K Bottle Rack Cardboard (the kind from scrap boxes) Spray Paints Studio light stamps Ink and distress ink Glue Gel Good morning, its my turn on the blog today and thought I would tell you how I decorated the super popular bottle storage.  […]

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Triple embossed MDF butterfly – By Denyse Coughlan

Triple embossed MDF butterfly – By Denyse Coughlan MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  Samantha K 3D Butterfly Set Perfect Medium Embossing powders Carabelle studio stamp  Black Versafine ink Wire and Bead When I saw this beautiful MDF butterfly I knew I wanted to triple emboss it.  I used masking tape to mask off the two tabs that push […]

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Unicorn Frame – By Julie Wilson

Unicorn Frame – By Julie Wilson MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  Samantha K Mandala Set Samantha K Pegasus Set Picture Frame Samantha K MDF Wings Black and White Gesso Art Alchemy Wax in White Gold and Mystic Turquoise gold glitter   This is such an quick project to make and Sam makes it really easy because of […]

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Elegant Heart – By Mags Woodcock

Elegant Heart – By Mags Woodcock MATERIALS/ITEMS LIST –  MDF Heart from Sam K Gifts Alphabet letters from Sam K Posca Pen(white) or Uniball Signo pen (white) Self adhesive pearl gems Burlap/linen flowers (The Works)   Hello, Mags here ,today I am sharing a project I created for Sam’s most recent Hochanda show. I love […]

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Karen Clare’s Bottle rack – Tutorial & new storage!

This Fab storage is a new release today! And the fabby Karen Clare has done a tutorial on how she decorated hers. Here is a snippet from Karens post: I posted a sneak peek on Facebook last week of Liquid Pearls on my work desk. At craft class before Christmas we chatted briefly about them and their […]

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Toxic Box – Altered box – Mixed media video tutorial

Finally I’ve had a chance to start editing some of the videos I’ve made whilst creating demos! So here is the first one 🙂 This is a toxic box     I hope you will pop back again soon for my next post, please feel free to sign up for the newsletter using the box in […]

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Cool Packaging

Cool Packaging The fancy font words are beautiful and delicate. To ensure they are safe on their journeys they are popped out to ensure they are as beautiful as they should be and then they are popped back into the wood they are cut from 🙂 This keeps them nice and sturdy and safe. I […]

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DIY pin cushion sewing project tutorial (and bean bag!)

DIY pin cushion sewing project tutorial (and bean bag!) Use the template and instructions below to create these gorgeous pin cushions or even create your very own bean bag! Step 1. Print the template, which can be found below. Cut out and draw onto fabric of your choice x 2. Step 2. Place the two […]

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Cat sewing project- Neck pillow – Diy project tutorial

Cat sewing project- Neck pillow – Diy project tutorial Here’s your chance to create this adorable neck rest in the shape of a sleeping cat. Black yarn is used for embroidering the eyes onto the appliqued cat’s head and the neck rest is filled with polyester wadding. Step 1. Print and cut out the template, which […]

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Papier-Mâché Easter Bunny project – Decoupage – Diy project tutorial

Papier-Mâché Easter Bunny project – Decoupage – Diy project tutorial Here’s your chance to create this funky Easter bunny project, using decoupage! Step 1. Prime the brown papier-mâché bunny with white craft paint. This results in the slightly transparent decoupage paper appearing as clearly as possible. Leave to dry. Step 2. Tear or cut small pieces […]

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Chicks and Bunnies from Card – With Template – More Easter Inspiration

Chicks and Bunnies from Card – With Template – More Easter Inspiration With half term on its way, here are a few cute & really simple projects and ideas that are great fun to do with the kids! There is a template at the bottom of the post for you to use 🙂 Step 1. […]

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Felt case – Diy project tutorial

Felt case – Diy project tutorial A cute felt case, perfect for glasses or phones. Template below. You can always enlarge or shrink the template to create a smaller case 🙂 Step 1. Print the template which is below. Use the template and cut it out of thick foam. Step 2. Use a stencil on top […]

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A painted decorated Treasure Chest – Mothers day project

A painted decorated Treasure Chest – Mothers day project Another in the Mothers day project series. Another quick but effective gift for Mothers day or if the kids want to make Nanny (or you ;p) something, . Below is the third project, you can find the second one HERE and the first one HERE Today are these cute treasure […]

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Bright Frame with wooden discs – Mothers day project

Bright Frame with wooden discs – Mothers day project Following on from yesterdays post, if you still need to make a quick but effective gift for Mothers day or the kids want to make Nanny (or you ;p) something, then over the next couple of days I’ll be sharing some quick Mothers day projects for you. […]

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Candle holders with Bandanas – Mothers day project

Candle holders with Bandanas – Mothers day project Mothers day is fast approaching, but if you still need to make a quick but effective gift or the kids want to make Nanny (or you ;p) something, then over the next couple of days I’ll be sharing some quick Mothers day projects for you. Today are these candle […]

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