Crafters Companion > Crafter’s Inspiration magazine

I’m so thrilled to welcome you to issue 4 of our fabulous new-look Crafter’s Inspiration magazine. The feedback has been incredible, and we’re all delighted to hear and read how much you’re enjoying the new format! We love to see all the fabulous projects we’ve inspired you to create, so keep sharing all your creative cards and ideas using the exclusive items in your craft set with us. You can either share them in our I’m a Crafter’s Companion Facebook group or email me at the address below. And you never know, you might even see your makes shared inside a future issue!

Our talented Design Team members are back this issue with a whole host of inspiring makes to get your creative juices flowing. First up is Helen Griffin, sharing a wide selection of fun creations using this issue’s craft kit. You will find lots more wonderful cards, gift tags and bags, scrapbook layouts, and more using the exclusive kit across the pages, so flick through the jam-packed pages and take a look!

Spectrum Noir DT member Heidi Jakobs demonstrates how to achieve fabulous, dimensional-looking hair using Illustrator markers in her step-by-step masterclass for those looking to develop their colouring skills. Heidi shares plenty of tips and tricks to enable you to create your own masterpieces in no time!

At this time of year, we’re thinking about Father’s Day, and if you’re looking for ideas for fun, bright and cheery cards, then help is at hand in the form of Bianca Baldwin and her collection of balloon-themed masculine cards.

As well as featuring tremendous makes using your craft kit, this issue we’re also showcasing a plethora of new launches. Nicole Bretherick has been busy creating beautiful cards using the brand-new Slimline Nesting dies and stunning shaped shaker cards on page 28. Marie Jones is also on a creative roll with the fabulous new paper-piecing dies along with the super-cute Character Edge’ables.

As if that wasn’t enough, we’re treating you once again to a wonderful craft set. This issue includes a fun Go Wild stamp set, an exclusive Nesting Star die set, a handy Decorative Delights stencil, and a brilliant Shutter Card template. There’s also a set of 18 fantastic papers and a die-cut topper sheet inside this issue and available to print online, along with bonus printables and digi-stamps so that you can get creating straight away!

All that’s left for me to say is that I hope you enjoy this new edition, and I’d love to hear from you so drop me a line at

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