Craft Focus - Page number 69 - August/September 2021 (Issue 86)

LAVINIA STAMPS Lavinia Stamps prides itself on designing everything from start to finish. All images are hand drawn which give them their original style, offering something different each time. Lavinia Stamps aims to take crafting to an Artistic level. Tracey Dutton, owner, comments: “We have a passion and drive to inspire people and produce products that have an achievable result, appealing to all crafting capabilities. “We’ve had so many new fantastic products launched this year, the response from our customers have been overwhelming. We’ve been working on new concepts throughout 2021 having already launched quite a lot already and have more surprises in store so we feel very excited at the possibilities that lie ahead. “We’re always looking at expanding our business, we love to challenge ourselves and believe it’s all about thinking outside the box. We thrive on new ventures!” +44 (0)1824 710 691 SEARCH PRESS The Crafter’s Guide to Papercutting is a complete guide to cutting paper for artworks, greetings cards and keepsakes by Emily Hogarth. The appeal of papercutting is that anyone can try it, the equipment is cheap, and the results are stunning. All you need is practice to perfect the art. This beautiful book will introduce you to the world of papercutting and show you how to create your own exquisite works of art. Beginners will have all the knowledge they need to get started: from basic techniques to creative step-by-step projects. It’s also a great resource for the more advanced paper cutter as materials, techniques, and inspirational projects all feature. CRAFTER’S COMPANION Spectrum Noir’s new outline markers combine rich opaque metallic ink with a vivid coloured outline. The marker’s accurate fine bullet tip dispenses two colours with every stroke. They’re great for lettering, doodling and embellishing and work perfectly with heavyweight paper and black card. The Dazzling Brights six-piece set has an RRP £11.99. +44 (0)1388 660 930 GRAFIX Take your cardmaking game to a new level with Grafix Craft Plastic Film line. Grafix Crystal Clear film is perfect for creating die-cuts, embellishments, windows, or as a see-thru surface. Opaque white and black films are durable surfaces that work well with alcohol inks, metallics, or iridescent as well as other fluid mediums. 800-447-2349 69 CARDMAKING