Stevenage Copic Class

Spaces are available on the forthcoming Copic Classes in STEVENAGE, Herts on Sunday 3rd November 2013. AM - Introduction to Copic Class - covers the blending techniques, copic colour wheel, etc PM NEW Christmas Copic Class - covers colouring snowmen, colouring with difficult reds etc... Details available here http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&zenid=ab7cc992e5c62be6c8a9a6a72dd26e9f&keyword=stevenage To Continue reading..

COPIC refilling and replacing nibs

One of the great things I love about COPIC markers ... and yes there are lots of reasons, is the fact that you never need to throw a markers away (what a sin that would be!) so they are really environmental friendly.  You can simply refill the markers as and when you need to.  Whether it is a Ciao, Sketch, Wide or original marker you just buy the VARIOUS ink in the colour you need.  You can even Continue reading..

18th birthday

I have created a quick and easy card for a friend's son who will be 18 on Saturday...I have used the 18th stamp FRS127 and the Boyzone papers from AED - both available from my website.http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=38_39_47 The 18 image would look great doodled but because of the busy background paper I decided not to this time! Happy Birthday to Thomas! Continue reading..

Kintbury Show

Oh dear - I've been neglecting my blog again but unfortunately I have been ill again.  I'm hoping that I'll have more time soon so watch this space.  In the meantime I need to tell you about our show this Saturday 20th April in Kintbury, West Berkshire.   We are open from 10:00 - 4:00. Admission is FREE. Jo will be demonstrating with the NEW Little Darlings range of stamps (available from Continue reading..

Another Firework Creation

Anyone celebrating New Year?  You'll be able to make some lovely party invitations or New Year cards using the Fireworks Cover a Card stamp. I have created this simple card by brayering Caribbean Sea Kaledaiscope Inkpad onto the fireworks cover a card.  I then mounted it onto a turquoise card and then onto a plain black card.  The numbers have been cut using the Number dies from Die-namics Continue reading..

Shake It Cards

The Shake it pouches are a great way to create special cards for friends or family this Christmas, and very easy to use. The above card  has been created using the Pure Innocence - Flurry of Love Clear stamp http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_411&products_id=4214   which has been stamped onto our white colouring card and coloured with COPIC Continue reading..

New dies – now in stock

We have some fantastic, versatile new quality dies in stock,  The dies can be found on our website http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=121_419 I have been impressed by the quality - the image above has been cut just using my normal cuttlebug plates.  No extra shims, or plates...  Easy! Any questions please email or call me on 01488 658728. Please Continue reading..

It’s Showtime (again!!)

Just a reminder to everyone that it's showtime!!!   I'll be at the Stamperama Stevenage Show this Sunday (12th August), next Saturday (18th August) is the Kintbury (West Berkshire) Show running from 10:30 - 4:00 (FREE Admission), Biggin Hill Show is on Sunday 2nd September, and lots more after that but I'll let you have other dates later. If you'd like to find out about other events, shows or classes Continue reading..

Happy Birthday Jonathan

Today is my gorgeous nephew's 23rd birthday - boy that makes me feel old!  Seems like only yesterday I was 23 - where does the time go!  Here's the card I produced for his birthday - Copic colours used include: Cat E31, E33, E35, RV02 Cat's Jumper R000, R24, R27 and R59  (Jonathan supports Swindon Football club so it had to be reds!) Shadow, Football C1 Grass - YG11, YG13 and YG17 If you're Continue reading..

Happy Christmas

Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year. We are closed from 5pm Thursday 22nd December and will be open again on Tuesday 27th December. Our new show dates and where you can see us in 2012, including Alcohol Marker classes etc will be added to the website shortly. Alcohol Marker Copic Classes are being rolled out across the UK -looking for one in your area then please Continue reading..