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Monday 8 April 2013

Winner of challenge # 15

Wow our last challenge was so popular we just had to let it run, You really seemed to like so much!!!!!

How hard has it been to pick a winner though? !

But we had to choose someone and the winner is...........................................

Congratulations Christine. Can you get in touch with the shop to claim your candy.

Watch out for our next challenge coming shortly.

Sarah x

Sunday 31 March 2013

Challenge # 15 - Anything but a card!

We have a new challenge for you starting today.
We want to see your creations but you can't make a card! Thats right . NO CARDS ALLOWED!!!!

 Polystyrene ball with die cut flowers pinned to it. Flower pot painted with acrylic paint ( in shop)
 Extra large matchbox drawer set covered in card stock. Die cut flowers added.

 Photo frame covered in papers. Leaves and Friend cut from grungepaper ( in shop ) and coloured with Distress inks. ( in shop) Flower made from cardstock.
 Photo frames die cut from coloured Matboard ( in shop)
 Tissue box blank covered in papers. Painted with a layer of watered glue as a protection ( in shop)

 Box painted with gold paints and Mosaics glued to lid ( in shop)
Vase coevered with paper cuttings and covered in layer of glue for protection ( in shop)

We are an Arts shop as well as Craft shop and have also added Little Venice Cake Baking items to the shop. So we want to see paintings, drawings, altered art, scrapbooks, baking but NO CARDS!

Hope the inspiration here helps.

Sarah x

Thursday 21 March 2013

Come and see us at NEC

We are appearing at the NEC from Thursday to Sunday (21st March - 24th March)

Come and see all the new products we have as well as grabbing a bargain or two!


Tuesday 5 February 2013

Winner of challenge #14

You all seemed to love our CAS theme so much that we extended the challenge. But all good things must come to an end and the challenge is now finally over.

So who is the winner?

Mr Random. Org picked no. 94................Stargroves ( Anne)

Congratulations. Can you ring the shop to claim your candy ( 01902 716770)

Thank you to everyone who entered.

Sarah x

Monday 4 February 2013

Chronology is here!

The new Chronology range from Papermania is in stock. these paperes, cogs, keys, stamps etc are perfect for those cards we find so dificult to make....mens cards !!!!!

I have made an easel card which i have covered with the Chronology papers . the stamp is the FREE stamp that you get with the latest Docrafts Creativity magazine. I have also used Pan Pastels around the stamped image, watch face and sentiment.


On the road again!

Hot shot Crafts are travelling again!

If you are going to the Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts show at Event City, Manchester, don't forget to pay us a visit. The show is open 7-9 February 2013Open 10.00 - 16.30
Adults: £8.00 on the door
Seniors: £7.00 on the door
We will have all the crafty bits you are looking for. Papers, stamps, dies, Liquid Pearls, Distress Inks, and so much more .


Sunday 3 February 2013

Challenge# 14 - Clean and simple

We know it is a busy time of year for everyone but you still like to do a bit of crafting. So to make it easier for you our challenge this month is

Clean and Simple

So don't worry about all those lovely embellishments we like to add. just keep it quick and simple.

We are also going to give until 13th January to submit your entries.

Here is a bit of simple inspiration


Hugs Sarah x

Monday 28 January 2013

NEW - Build a scene dies

We have the X Cut Build a Scene dies in stock.Go wild with your imagination using these dies. £19.95 and FREE shipping (UK only)