June Event Listing

The event listing for June is now up online .

June is Children's Crafts Month instore so visit us
for loads of exciting & creative ideas
that your children can make this summer

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Cliona Larkin Card Making

Thank you to every one who visited instore last Sunday to see Cliona at work.
She showed some great new card styles and techniques
including the big hit - Gel Cards!

A very big thank you goes to Cliona for another great card making event. Watch this space for more details on her next visit

To view all the cards made by Cliona click here

How to make an exploding photobox

Cut 3 pieces of card to the following sizes:
9" x 9"..... 8 5/8" x 8 5/8".........8 1/4" x 8 1/4"
Score each sheets to the following measurements: score on all sides
9 x9 - score 3 inches from the side
8 5/8" - score 2 7/8 inches from the side
8 1/4 - score 2 3/4 inches from the side

Using the scored lines as a guide, cut away the corners.
Round off the corners with a Xcut edger
Stick together your pieces. Start by sticking the smallest to the middle size then these to the largest.
Use double sided tape and only stick it to the middle square.

For the lid cut a squar of card 6 1/4" x 6 1/4 "
Score the lid 1 1/2" from the side.
Turn the card over and score diagonally from each corner point to the
inside scored corner.

Fold along the scored lines and pinch into place. Glue with PVA and hold in place with paper clips. If youre stuck for time you can use double sided tape.

Decorate your album as you wish using ribbons, flowers etc