Tag Archives: Jewellery

Friendly Plastic Workshop

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Such lovely colours and Textures

Such lovely colours and Textures

Fantastic to use on cards or Jewellery

Fantastic to use on cards or Jewellery

Good Morning Crafters,
Last Wednesday we held our second Friendly Plastic Workshop, we all had a wonderful time. Some of the ladies were from a papercraft background and some from jewellery, they bounced ideas off each other and produced some awesome pieces.
They used both the melt pot and heat gun to soften the plastic and for the jewellers among us, we used the Cropadile to make holes for the bails to be attached to hang as pendants.
I am sure that you will agree that they produced some beautiful items.
If you have any questions please contact us on 01282 833091
visit http://www.craftrange.com
Carry on Crafting,
Gillian

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Crafting at Craftrange.com Summer Demonstration Day

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Good Afternoon Bloggers

Save the date – 29th June 2013 10.30am till 4.30pm

Renowned for our Great Demonstration Days – Join us if you can, you wont be disappointed.

Wishing you all a great weekend whatever you have planned.  Liz and Gillian are in store tomorrow, Liz will be demonstrating and Gillian’s samples from last weekend along with many others are all in store for inspiration. 

The sun is shining and we are all crafting at craftrange.com with coffee on tap and possibly a little chocolate and cake – what could be better.

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Back soon

Janet x

Jewellery Making

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Good Morning

Hope you all have had a good Easter and Bank Holiday Break.  I watched all of the wedding and didn’t Kate look lovely – I thought her dress was perfect keeping tradition and mixing modern – just right.

I have some photos of jewellery today for you.  Gillian our instore tutor on Jewellery holds monthly classes on how to make your own jewellery and everyone who attends throughly enjoys themselves.  We also have a monthly jewellery club where you just come along and make your own pieces and if needed Gillian is on hand for expert advice.

Its my coffee and craft club today – every Thursday for £3.00 10am till 1pm or £3.00 1.30pm till 4.30pm we open our fabulous workshop room up for anyone to come along and spend the morning or afternoon crafting.  Some even stop for the day and have lunch in our coffee shop (Gemma serves homemade food and DELICIOUS cakes!!)

Have a lovely day, back soon

Janet

Paint Fusions. Hunkydory cats and dogs. Paperartsy Stamps and Dies and MORE.

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Hi Everyone

Hasnt it gone cold!!

Wanted to remind you all that we are having a demonstration Evening next Wednesday 16th March 5pm till 8pm.  As always it promises to be a great evening, we have ~

Clare Rowlands (molly blooms designer) with us demonstrating a brand new stamp range from Creative Expressions called Tatty Buttons and the range has a papercrafting cd to compliment the range – they are in store now and I adore them.

Paul Browning will be joining us for the first time at Craftrange, demonstrating Pinflares Lockets and Steppers as seen on Create and Craft TV.

Deb will be demonstrating a brand new Foiling Machine, as seen on Create and Craft TV – you will all love the professional look that this machine gives, it is amazing.

I will be demonstrating Jane Gills Bubble Butterfly, I am enjoying working with this and you can use endless products with it.  When you see it you will know what I mean.

So if you are free to come along on the evening we will all be really pleased to see you.  I know that many of you live to far away so I will post photos from the evening after the event.

 

Brand new products arriving daily – can’t keep up with them all. 

Paperartsy Stamps and Dies – a personal favourite, and a definite must have for my craft collection.

Sheena Douglas paint fusion stamps, dvd, brushes and paints – when I get a minute I am definitely going to have a go with these.

Tatty Buttons stamp range and papercraft cd.

Hunkydory cats and dogs range – including stamps to accompany them.

For all Jewellery makers we have a fabulous new range of beads.

Untill Next Time

Happy Crafting

Janet x

Gilding Flakes Cards

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Here are a couple of sample cards  that were made on the demo day Saturday just gone.  We very often hold demonstrations at weekend to show different techniques.  This demo proved to be very popular.  The image was stamped with duo glue and gilding flakes were used to achieve the effect shown.  Any rubber stamps work with this technique, but the penny black rubber stamps that were used gave a really nice elegant finished card.
We  have a good range of the penny black stamps in stock and limited quantities of the various colors of gilding flakes and duo glue that were used.  It did  however prove to be so popular that I am sure we will be re-stocking on these items.  Just give us a call if you require any information on the products used and we can put them aside for you or post through mail order.  The red card that has been used as a border on one of the cards  is new in stock but flying out.  The depth of colour on this amazing card stock (12″x12″) has to be seen to be fully appreciated – it’s gorgeous.

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