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Sunday 16 December 2012

Limited stock!!!! WHEN ITS GONE THATS IT!!!!


Do you fancy a bargain?

Well check out our winter sale.
  • Hunkydory
  • Papermania
  • Helz Cuppleditch
  • and more
And many items have free shipping too!

Hugs Sarah x

Winner of challenge 13

Well you must want to know who is the winner of challenge 13.

I am sorry that i am late announcing the winner, but we have had the Norovirus in our family and i have been occupied looking after the sick!!!. Family had to come before blogging!

Well here is the name of the winner

Sharon from Crafty Fingers

Congratulations Sharon. Cam you contact the shop ( 01902 716770)  to claim your prize.

You have won a pot of Mega Flakes!
IndigoBlu Gilding FlakesIndigoBlu Gilding FlakesIndigoBlu Gilding Mega-Flake - Autumn Blaze - Click to view product                                                                            
These flakes are amazing and you can add real elegance to your projects with them. Why not look at the Indigo Blu stamps that we have in stock that work brilliantly with the flakes

The next post will have our next challenge

Hugs Sarah x

Sunday 9 December 2012

Challenge 13 --- Butterflies

Well we hope you will like the theme for our latest challenge. Butterflies
  I know lots of you used die cut butterflies, butterfly toppers and butterfly stamps in your creations. So, hope fully we will get lots of beautiful entries.



 So here is a bit of inspiration, but we are sure you wont need it !

We are at the NEC Hobbycrafts show for 4 days starting tomorrow. We are on stand K04. so please come and say hello and check out all those carfty goodies we have.

I will put up the blog candy for nthis challenge in the next few days,

Hugs Sarah x 

Friday 7 December 2012

Now you can have your cake and ....make it yourself!

If you among the growing number of people baking and decorating cakes, you have come to the right place.
 We are now stocking "Little Venice"products.

These include:

  Smooth Rolling Pin
Revolving Turntable
Deep Circle Cutters
Piping Nozzle Tip set

And we have lots more too.  So lets get Britain Baking!!!!

Sarah x

Thursday 8 November 2012

Mr Linky is here! and NEC offers

Thank you to the ladies who mentioned Mr Linky was missing and so weren't able to link their cards. Well he is here now so please feel free to link away!!!!!
We have had a great first day at the NEC Hobbycrafts show. We have special offers oln First edition paper stacks, 6x6 and 12x12. We also have Flitter Glu starter kits and Mega Flakes on offer too.

 Hugs Sarah x

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Challenge 12 winner

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge. You obviously love Bling!!!

Your creations were amazing and is is great to see so many people crafting.

So onto our winner...........................................Mr has picked

No. 42........Chris.  

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

Hugs Sarah x

NEC here we come!

Tomorrow sees the start of the 4 day craft show at Birmingham's NEC.
We are on stand K04. We have loads of great crafty items for you and we will be demonstrating Flitter Glu and Mega Flakes along with Indigo Blu stamps.

So please come and pay us a visit, grab yourselves some great bargains and say hello.xx

Hugs Sarah x

Sunday 4 November 2012

Challenge 12 - Bling it on

It is time for another challenge here at Hotshot Craft. Now the nights are getting darker there is no excuse for stopping in and crafting!

To brighten up our evenings we want to see Bling on your cards/projects. So you can go wild with your Glitters and gems.

gems on the flourishes

glitter around the edge and liquid pearls on the stems

gem swirl

pearls on the birdcage

glitter on the edges of the petals

glitter on cloud and around stamped image

here is a bit of inspiration.

The blog candy is Hunkydory Glittered  toppers kit.

 So we look forward to your entries.

Hugs Sarah x

Wednesday 31 October 2012

Come and see us in Dublin

We hope you will pay us a visit at the

The Knitting and Stitching Shows 2012 in Dublin.

We are there from 1st November to 4th November. We have lots of new craft items for you including, Hunkydory, Indigo Blu stamps, Flitter Glu and Mega Flakes, Mod Podge, Pan Pastels and so much more.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Hugs Sarah x

Thursday 4 October 2012

hunkydory magazine - issue 8 Pre Order

You can now Pre order issue 8 of the Hunkydory magazine. Just click here to Pre order your copy now

Projects included for:
Love Christmas
Autumn Days
Floral Chic
Vintage Journey
A Sparkling Season
Dreams of Spring
Timeless Elegance
With a brand new, exclusive FREE kit included with every issue, this is too good to miss!

Don't forget to like us on Facebook

And a new challenge starts tomorrow.

Hugs Sarah x

Wednesday 3 October 2012

Card made with Pan Pastels

We have all the colours of Pan Pastels in the shop  and they are at the special price of £4.98 with FREE posting.

I have made this card with 2 shades of Pan Pastel. I stamped the main rose then masked it and overstamped another 2 roses. I coloured the background with with the Pan pastels. I used a rubber to remove any Pan Pastel that had gone over the roses leaving them white.Finally i added some stickles to the roses.

So we hope you will try them out.

Hugs sarah x

Monday 1 October 2012

Winner of Pan Pastels challenge

Well this has been a while in coming what with holidays etc.

Thank you to everyone who entered our Pan Pastels challenge. We hope more of you will try out these wonderful products.

So the winner is ........................................Barbara Daines.

Congratulations Barbara. If you would like to contact the shop by email or phone we will sort out your candy win.

I hope you will all check out Barbara's blog too fro some wonderful cards.xx

Sarah x

Tuesday 25 September 2012

Forever Friends Timeless

Forever Friends has for a long time been a favourite for so many. So check out the latest craft products featuring these adorable Teds
We have 12 x 12 papers, cards and envelopes, Toppers, Decoupage and more. Pay us a visit on line
Hugs Sarah x

Monday 17 September 2012

New items in stock

Well we have loads of new items for you! Planty to keep you busy as the nights start to draw in.So fill

The ever popular Bouffle. We have Stepper cards, Decoupage,Toppers, paper stacks etc. With prices starting from as little as £1.50 you can't go wrong.

Boofle Christmas 
 From Helz Cuppleditch,
Special Delivery
Next we have  Hunkdory
Hunkydory Love ChristmasHunkydory Sparkling Season
Card kits, Wreaths, papers and inserts and Hunkdory quality.

Michael Powell


Don't forget to "like" us on facebook too.

Sarah x

Thursday 13 September 2012

Come and see us at Event City

We are at the craft show at Event City this weekend in Manchester.

We hope you will come along and see what crafty goodies we have for you. We know you will have a great time!

Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts show - Event City, Manchester
Event City
Trafford Centre

Fri 14th sept - Sun 16th Sept

hugs Sarah x

Friday 7 September 2012

Challenge 11 - Pan Pastels

 The winner of our Kanban challenge is

Congrats Hazel. Can you email the shop at or ring on 01902 716770 to claim your prize.

We have a new challenge today at HSC.

We want to see you using Pan Pastels on your projects. We have all the colours in the shop as well as the tools and accessories to go with them. Pan Pastels are a great product. You can colour backgrounds very quickly, colour images, colour your ribbon, lace etc. They blend together beautifully and they will last you ages!!!!!! Beware .... you will get addicted to them!

The blog candy on offer is your choice of any two colours of Pan Pastels.

So here is a bit of inspiration for you. I have made cards and used the Pan Pastels on canvases. We have canvases of all different sizes and depth in the shop.

Here I have used an 8 x 8 scrapbook/artists pad available in the shop.
Used on card making.


The above 2 cards were embossed with embossing folders the coloured with Pan Pastels.

So we look forward to seeing your creations

Hugs sarah x