Stationery - Chiswick

How to store your metal die-cuts easily.

Posted on 04 Jun 2014

I am always looking for great ways to organize my scrapbooking stash. Now as a crafter and scrapbooker things need to be accessible, easy to reach, functional and still beautiful. So came the problem of my ever increasing "die" collection. First i had them in plastic tubs in their packaging, then i removed them from their packaging which removed th...

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Multicoloured embossed butterfly card.

Posted on 29 May 2014

One of my favourite stamp sets from Chiswick is the Butterfly set - it's one of those classic sets with beautiful images that can work for any craft and any theme. I have used it on scrapbooking layouts, on cards, in mini-albums and altered projects and still i don't tire of it! For this card I chose embossing to create colour and texture on my foc...

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Paper Mache decorative bowl.

Posted on 28 May 2014

Chiswick has a stunning range of products not just related to scrapbooking and card making, and one of my favourite products is the ready mixed Paper mache. It comes pre-mixed in a tub and ready for you and your kids to create a myriad of projects perfect for home and school. I remember in art class having to make our own paper mache- had it not b...

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Add colour to your die-cuts using pearlescent ink pads.

Posted on 14 May 2014

Die-cuts is a big thing in crafting these days - they are versatile and come in loads of designs, shapes and sizes. The nice thing about die-cuts is that you can use a myriad of products to change them and make them truly unique. Like the ones i used on my layout. I added colour using the gorgeous Pearlescent ink pads from Chiswick to build layers ...

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Quick card – cut creative edges with Chiswick easy cut trimmer

Posted on 04 May 2014

I love making quick cards - they are fun, versatile and have a really purpose. Giving someone a beautiful and thoughtfully made greeting card is priceless and shows effort! So for this card i grabbed some beautiful and versatile stickers from the Chiswick range to add colour and patterns to the front of my card. Stickers are effective when grouped ...

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Using a Swivel Cutter to cut circles.

Posted on 29 Apr 2014

Welcome to another Chiswick post. This week i am focusing on their amazing little Swivel Cutter. The swivel cutter is made to, and allows for easy cutting of curves, circles and other designs out a variety of lightweight materials such as paper, vinyl and plastic. The cutter has a 360 degree swivel blade that also allows for easy cutting inside of ...

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Chiswick – Pearlescent embossed accents

Posted on 01 Apr 2014

From the very first time i saw the magic of heat embossing i was hooked. i can also recall the facial expressions of people who know for the very first time see it - it really is magical. So what's a girl to do with a delicate die-cut - well add some more magic is the natural choice! So what would be more perfect than a nice Pearlescent effect topp...

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Chiswick – glitter strips on cards.

Posted on 01 Apr 2014

I have always been a fan of glitter - a little bling makes any day brighter. So what better way to brighten someones day than to make a card featuring some bright and happy glitter strips. I love how easy it is and that even kids can help when you get busy with this easy technique. so here's how i created my card. I combined the glitter with...

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Tonic Punches – pack a punch with borders.

Posted on 01 Apr 2014

Border punches are such a versatile item for any crafter – whether you make cards, scrapbook or dabble in the possibilities of interior design items and crafts. Tonic punches are special punches – they are strong and versatile and available in a huge range of designs. Today I am sharing some ideas of what I did with my range of Tonic punches. ...

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Chiswick layout – Burnishing paste combined with heat embossing.

Posted on 01 Apr 2014

Hello from me with a new sponsor on board - welcome Chiswick - a wonderfully local company that imports some really amazing crafting products and made them available for me to use.I like nothing better than cross-marrying craft and art products into what i do, and this week i got to play with an amazing range of Burnishing pastes that Chiswick sell...

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