I’m so excited to welcome you to a fabulously festive issue 5 of our jam-packed new-look Crafter’s Inspiration magazine. We’ve had so many lovely comments about the new format, and it makes us so happy reading each and every message. We love seeing all the fabulous projects we’ve inspired you to create, so be sure to 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!
Christmas is definitely in the air this issue, and our talented Design Team members are back providing lots of glorious makes to get your creative juices flowing. First up is Sarah Jackman Read, sharing a selection of adorable animal-themed creations using this issue’s craft kit. You will find lots more wonderful cards, gift tags and bags, decorations, and more using the exclusive kit across the pages!
For those looking to develop their colouring skills, the inspiring and talented Nicole Bretherick demonstrates how to combine alcohol markers and ColourBlend pencils in her step-by-step Spectrum Noir masterclass. Nicole’s in-depth tutorials will have you creating your own masterpieces in no time!
As well as lots of gorgeous Christmas creations, we’re also catering for winter weddings, with a breathtakingly beautiful wedding stationery set, using the gorgeous Winter White collection. Marie Jones creates a stunning collection of makes that could be adapted to suit weddings throughout the year.
Moving away from a festive theme, this issue we’re also bringing you the delightful Scene Builder dies, and the Dancing Dragonfly collection from yours truly. For those looking to turn their hand to sewing, we have two fantastically festive features this issue!
As if that wasn’t enough, we’re treating you once again to a wonderful craft set. This issue includes a fun Christmas Sentiments stamp set, an exclusive Snowflake Border die, a handy Advent Christmas stencil, and an adorable Festive Friends 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.