CS73, PE176 and DCE54 – Competitions & Giveaways
Hitting the shelves of your local supermarket, craft store and online at More Mags and CraftStash from 4th July are the fab Issues of Creative Stamping 73 (on sale 4th July), Papercraft Essentials 176 (on sale 4th July) and Die-cutting Essentials 54 (on sale 18th July) – find your local stockist here. This month we’ve got over £1,800 of awesome prizes from all your favourite brands. Scroll on down to find the entry form for a chance to win one of these amazing prizes, and check out this issue’s gift stamp set – Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady stamp set.
What awesome prizes are up for grabs in Issue 193?
You could win one of four Crafter’s Companion’s Spring Is In The Air collections worth £156 each, which is a wonderful tribute to all that is great about spring, and is finished beautifully with outdoor items and flowing script sentiments stamps.
This wonderful collection has a vast array of dies, as well as die and stamp combinations guaranteed to inspire you to create glorious projects for yourself and loved ones. Coming with hero images of an umbrella to a wellington boot, to stunning buildable blooms of an aster, primrose, primula and sweet william, all of which would not look out of place at a Royal Horticultural Society show.
The collection also has a Country Cottage Cut & Emboss Folder of a garden archway with butterfly and climbing plant details, perfect for creating an aperture with the ‘wow’ factor. There is also a stunningly intricate Cottage Window die, which comes with bloom die details and bird for that final finishing touch.
Rounding off this prize package are a selection of sentiment stamps including ‘May your day bloom with happiness’ and ‘let a smile be your umbrella on a rainy day!’. To help set the scene for your creations there is also a 12×12” paper pad packed with bold designs and over 30 die-cut toppers in stunning pastel hues.
If florals take your fancy then this Pressed Petals collection from Stampin’ Up! is going to satisfy your gardening urges in an instant.
Six of you will win this fab collection, worth £109 each, which comes with a stamp collection, die set, embossing folder, paper selection and gorgeous Washi tape ideal for those final floral flourishes.
At the heart of the prize package is a delicate blooms stamp set which can be layered up to create stunning depth to your projects, as well as a selection of handwritten sentiments to add the perfect finishing touch.
The embossing folder also in this prize packages echoes the handwritten sentiments beautifully with its romantic handwritten style.
If eye-catching apertures are something you love to create, then this collection’s Petal Label dies are going to be your new crafting friend with its trio of designs. Expect a classic oval, to a foliage heavy pair, where one has a stitched inner for those minute details that make all the difference.
The stunning paper collections within the prize package showcase bold blooms, music scores, rustic wood and hessian fabric images, ideal for horticultural cards and masculine makes all year round.
But wait! There’s even more prizes to be won!
Trimcraft has given us eight different die sets, perfect for any occasion in your crafting calendar. Coming with a llama set complete with avocado and bunting, to a rather wonderful bee-orientated set with honey pot and hive. We particularly love the Alphabet Tiles set, ideal for creating unique wall art and cards those loved ones who love playing word games.
Five of you could win this brill stamp set perfect for letting someone know you’re its biggest fan. Coming direct from IndigoBlu HQ, this set comes with a selection of hero image stamps including a sunburst, end to end dominoes and a fan. There is also a selection of sentiments in typewriter font of ‘you blow my mind’ and ‘A friend is someone who loves you when you have forgotten how to love yourself’.
If you love Tonic Studios or want to be introduced to their must-have products, then this prize package is the perfect addition to your stash. Coming with a selection of Nuvo Drops in pink, pastel green and apricot, as well as selection of glitter Nuvo Aqua Flow pens in shades of Spring Meadow. The prize also comes with a pair of die sets and two die and embossing folders with butterfly and floral designs.
If you’re looking for a new pair of scissors, then look no further than the two that are in this prize package from Groves. The first is a precision pair with a soft-grip handle and the second is a floral pair, ideal for those of you who love mixed media that incorporates wire, ribbon and heavy-duty paper. There’s also a ribbon storage organiser and a couple of reels of ribbon to kick-start filing your new case.
We love Stix2 for its wonderful stash staples, and this prize package for four of your is the epitome of just that. Coming with a hot-melt glue gun, a pair of glue stick packs, a box of 100 glue sticks, some handy finger protectors so you don’t burn yourself and a clean and tidy tray so you can tidy away in an instant from those projects that are a little too messy.