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6 Tips for Setting Up A Craft Room

Posted by Sophie on 16th Aug 2019

6 Tips for Setting Up A Craft Room
Work spaceThere are two things I consider an absolute must – a sizable and sturdy table and a chair on wheels. The table is obvious, it’s going to be where you spend the most time and needs to be large enough for you to work comfortably with all of your materials. The chair, more of a personal (and lazy!) preference, but it’s so much easier to quickly whiz to a shelf and grab any extra equipment without having to stand up. If you can indu...
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How to Make Simple, Realistic Paper Roses

Posted by Sophie on 12th Jul 2019

How to Make Simple, Realistic Paper Roses
Step 1. Cut three square sheets of paper. For this flower, I cut the sheets to 14cm x 14cmStep 2. Fold the sheet diagonallyStep 3. Fold the diagonally folded sheet in half, then in half again Step 4. Repeat steps 2 & 3 with the other two square sheets Step 5. Cut a rounded petal shape and snip a small section off the bottom of all three folded pieces Step 6. Unfold the three pieces and cut 1 petal from the first, 2 petals from the next...
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Paper Facts Infographic

Posted by Beth on 28th Jun 2019

Paper Facts Infographic
Ever taken the time to consider the history - and future - of paper? Here are a few fun facts in a handy infographic! . 1. Paper was invented over 2,000 years ago in China. The invention is often traditionally been attributed to Cai Lun from the Han Dynasty around 105 AD, although archaeological evidence of papermaking has since been found that predates this.  2. Paper is one of the few truly sustainable products. 3. The larges...
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Creative & Funny Craft Quotes

Posted by Sophie on 7th Jun 2019

Creative & Funny Craft Quotes
We hope these crafty quotes put a smile on your face, make you laugh and inspire you in your crafting. Please feel free to use these graphics on your blog, website or social media, we only ask that you link back to this page so that others can find these quotes! Crafting fills my life... and my kitchen, bedroom, cupboards & living room! I've got card blanks & paper a-plentyI've got vellum & mirror card galoreYou want non-shed gli...
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What is Vellum Paper?

Posted by Beth on 24th May 2019

What is Vellum Paper?
Vellum paper is popping up more and more these days, from wedding invitations to envelopes. So what is it?What is Vellum Made of?Vellum used to refer to parchment made by stretching calf skin over a wooden frame. While it is still occasionally made like this today, it is a time consuming and expensive process and most commercially available vellum paper is no longer made this way.These days, vellum is made from either cellulose fibres from plants...
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