My collection of washi tapes has grown just a wee bit out of control since I started packing parcels; New colours of tape appear every time I utter the excuse “Won’t it make my packages look nice!” As a challenge, I decided to design a Tangerine Jukebox themed stand so that my favourite rolls couldContinue reading “Wrangling My Washi Tape Collection with a Tangerine Stand”
Creating textures on recycled paper is a craft and activity I thoroughly enjoy; The result is so tactile, even if you had no plan in mind as you layered colours and shapes. Designing and cutting my own stencils allows me to get the exact patterns I want to put to paper. I can get myContinue reading “Stencil Sets and Bespoke Stencil Cutting Service”
There’s such a joy to giving a handknit blanket, hat or pair of mittens to someone, where every stitch was made thinking of them. These custom labels use real vegetable tanned leather. Using paints and sealants specifically designed for leather, they’re then laser engraved and cut, with holes to stitch them onto the project. AddingContinue reading ““Handmade with love” labels for knits and gifts”
Walnut is a beautiful, classic wood finish. Of course, I couldn’t help adding a sprinkle of sparkles to celebrate Springtime! These coasters were engraved and cut on our Speedy 300, using 3mm veneered walnut wood and holographic sparkle turquoise acrylic. They’re backed with a layer of cork.
The same design can feel quite different depending on the material used. Here, I’ve engraved a frosted translucent acrylic, painted wood, and three pieces of leather; Plain, painted in a single colour, and another dyed with two colours and a sparkly gloss. Choosing the right material for a project is half the fun! 😀