3d Decoupage for Beginners
3d Decoupage for Beginners

Well here in the UK we simply call it decoupage. Whilst in the US they tend to call it 3D Decoupage as they use the term Decoupage on its own for something completely different. (what we here in the UK call Decopatch). Unfortunately many card making books / videos and demonstrations will assume you already know […]

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Beginners guide to card making
Beginners guide to card making.

Introduction   Firstly I’d like to say right off that I’m not a fantastic card maker, my skills pale into comparison with some of the fantastic handmade cards you will see on the internet. This does mean however I think I’m in a good position to write this beginners guide to card making. So you’ve […]

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Card Making Materials and Equipment
Card Making Materials and Equipment

As with most hobbies you are going to want to try card making for a while before you know if it will be a hobby you like or not. That being the case you aren’t going to want to spend a lot of money on Card Making Materials and Equipment at the beginning. So here’s a […]

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paintnet
Choosing a Graphics Programme

Choosing a graphics programme can be very important especially if you intend to do a lot of work on it. A good programme with help you create designs, alter photos (for publicity) and even do mock-ups of possible projects. I like to use a graphics programme which can use layers. As I do quite a lot […]

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Combining two images
Combining Two Images for crafters

A short tutorial on combining two images. Quite often you find two separate images which you would like to combine into one. Very occasionally this can be as simple as feeding the paper through the printer twice. This is something I do fairly often with patterns . The first time I put the paper through […]

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Computer Storage
Computer Storage for Crafters

As crafters we often like to store a large number of designs.  You might buy a lot of these on CDs which, as we know, can be easily scratched. Copying them elsewhere, for your personal use, is not only legal, it is also advisable. These, together with all the images we download off the internet, […]

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Craft Forums
Craft Forums: How to join.

Many crafters find help in different ways by using one or more of the multitude of Craft Forums which are on the Net. Help can be advice with sourcing materials, learning a new technique, sharing ideas, finding a craft fair and much much more.  In fact there are so many forums available your problem may […]

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Craft Shopping
Craft Shopping on the internet

Craft Shopping on the Internet can be quite fun and often quite financially rewarding. You can look around many more sites quicker (and warmer) than you could shops and therefore compare a lot more prices. Internet companies (or companies with an internet site) also seem to have more special offers, often Internet only. This is […]

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