Creative Stamping

Creative Stamping 91 Sneak peek

18th December 2020

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Creative Stamping 91 Sneak peek

Issue 91 is on sale from 24th December and we are very excited to share a sneak peek of this craft-packed issue, as the theme of this one is…crafting!

Who better to team up with for this issue than Crafter’s Companion, who are sharing not only fantastic craft-themed stamps but also a brilliant and oh-so-versatile embossing folder! You’ll find this issue in the shops or


The entire Design Team had tremendous fun creating crafty cards and projects for this issue – be it to send craft-themed cards and gifts to your own crafty friends, or a bit of new year décor for you craft room…we have it all! We also have makes for male crafters as well as ideas to apologise to our other halves for our crafting obsessions. They understand really!

Find inspiring techniques for your embossing folder inside, plus brilliant ideas with the C-R-E-A-T-F stamps. No! That’s not a misprint – look what words you can create with just a few letters:

We have one bonus make this issue, with Vanessa Hodgson’s gorgeous card, suitable for a man or a woman. Everyone gets this sentiment!

Happy birthday

Materials

Crafting with Friends stamp set & embossing folder

white 5×7” card blank 

turquoise & white cardstock

vellum 

Mermaid Lagoon Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink 

Black Soot & Mermaid Lagoon Ranger Tim Holtz Archival Ink 

waterbrush 

3D foam pads 

sandpaper 

stitched circle nesting dies 

manual die cutting machine 

How to create

1 Cut turquoise cardstock slightly smaller than the embossing folder, then place inside and run through the die-cutting machine using the appropriate sandwich. Once embossed, lightly distress the raised words using sandpaper or an emery board.

2 Die-cut a circle from stamping cardstock large enough to fit the mug then stamp the mug and the words into the centre of the circle using Black Soot ink. Press some Mermaid Lagoon ink onto a craft mat and paint the mug using a water brush.

3 Stamp splatters round the edges using the remaining ink on your craft mat then add some more defined splats using Mermaid Lagoon ink, then set aside to dry.

4 Cut two strips of vellum and stamp the sentiments onto them, then trim the ends into a point, fold the strips around the edges of the embossed card and adhere at the back 

5 Adhere the now dry circle using 3D foam pads so that it is slightly off centre, trapping the vellum strips under the edge of the shape.

Top tip 

Create depth using the same ink colour by allowing it to dry then adding more ink around the edges  

Look out for the latest from Sara Davies at Crafter’s Companion, plus stencil ideas from Visible Image. We have an exclusive Spectrum Noir giveaway too so make sure you head to our competitions section. on the blog to be in with a chance of winning!

That’s it for this month. Don’t forget to send your makes to me Nicky.gilburt@practicalpublishing.co.uk or hop over to www.craftworld.com where you will fin more from us plus our Creative Stamping readers’ gallery. We love to see your makes!
In the meantime all that remains is to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a crafty new year!

Nicky Gilburt

editor

10 Comments
  1. L. Berry

    Can you possibly help in finding me a back issue please? Creative stamping magazine issue 91....I have tried desperately to find an issue. I would be so grateful if you could help. Many thanks. Mra L.Berry.

    • Nicky Gilburt

      I am very sorry but issue 91 has sold out on CraftStash. I would suggest keeping an eye on resale or auction sites? Best wishes, Nicky

  2. Gaenor Davies

    Am I able to purchase creative stamping magazine issue 91 from you?

    • Nicky Gilburt

      I am very sorry but issue 91 has sold out on CraftStash. I would suggest keeping an eye on resale or auction sites? Best wishes, Nicky

  3. Pinky

    How can I get a copy of Creative Stamping #91 please?

    • Nicky Gilburt

      I am very sorry but issue 91 has sold out on CraftStash. I would suggest keeping an eye on resale or auction sites? Best wishes, Nicky

  4. Teresa G Graff

    Where can I get Creative Stamping #91?? I would love to purchase.

    • Nicky Gilburt

      I am very sorry but issue 91 has sold out on CraftStash. I would suggest keeping an eye on resale or auction sites? Best wishes, Nicky

  5. Susan Gates

    Do you have a copy of issue 91 to sell please

    • Nicky Gilburt

      Hi Susan I am sorry but issue 91 has sold out on CraftStash. Best wishes, Nicky

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