Archives For March 2020

Gentleman Crafter Product Range Appearing On Hochanda TV April 2020

Back On Your Telly Box, Kinda.

Exciting news – another NEW collaboration is just around the corner!

After a lengthy absence from your goggle box a select range of the range of creative dies and tools, designed by me and launched by Couture Creations, will be making a brief couple of appearances back on your telly in April.

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Creative Ideas With Couture Creations – Super Simply Layered Thanks Sentiment

Recently I shared an image of a card that I had made on Facebook and Instagram.

Many of you got in touch to ask how I did it – here is how…

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Restoring Balance

March 18, 2020 — 27 Comments

Not at all craft related on this post and yes, it IS about that nasty fancy-flu that’s going about.

Restoring Balance Through Fact Checking

Whilst everyone else has been stock piling loo rolls, this was my goal.

Well, if like me, you were under a rock when this new fancy-flu thing all kicked off and you’re probably playing catch up in trying to fact find some info to help you make decisions about day-to-day life so, as I’ve been finding useful links I’ve been jotting the best ones down and instead of complaining about a lack of loo rolls or throwing conspiracy theories about, I thought that it would be productive and useful if I popped a bunch of these here to help you do the same.

*info updated 27.03.2020

Here goes…

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How To Use Embossing Powders With Hot Foil Stamps and Dies

How To Use Embossing Powders With Hot Foil Stamps and Dies

When working on some new demonstration ideas for an upcoming TV show, about the hot-foil dies that I created for Couture Creations, I stumbled across an old technique that worked well at creating a new no-foil style and wanted to share that with you.

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Hallo! Back again with another free design for you to download, print and enjoy colouring.

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Creating A Bespoke Gift With Hatch Embroidery Digitzing Software

Watcha. It was a friend’s birthday recently and she enjoys going out on the [very cold] sea and doing some competitive yachting – sounds fancy and energetic, right?!

Anyhoo, I wanted to make something home crafted for her and thought that this would be the perfect opportunity to crack out the embroidery machine.

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Design A Twist And Pop Card for The Scan N Cut with Brother Canvas Workspace

Scan N Cut Saturday Video Tutorial – Designing A Twist and Pop Card In Canvas Workspace

Another cool tutorial video for you in this blog post featuring a clever pop up style greetings card.

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Handbag SVG Cutting File Set

SVG Cutting File Set 65 – Classic Handbags

An exciting BRAND NEW collection of five individually designed paper hand bags and tote bags for you to make with this SVG cutting file set.

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Good morning! Back again with another free design for you to download, print and enjoy colouring.

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Fancy giving designing your own clever creative kinetic card another go? Great! I have just the tutorial for you today.

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