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8th Apr

New Challenge for April + Lots of Winners!

Ready for a brand new challenge? Our chosen theme is all about two colors – we want you to use your PASTEL COLORS … that’s right, you can create anything you want using your favorite Spectrum Noir products and play along with us for a chance to win $30/£0 in goodies! Please remember to use - Read full post [...]

3rd Feb

Creating a Spinner Card

  This a fun tutorial on creating a spinner card.  It’s a quick and easy project and lots of fun! For this project Core’dinations cardstock was embossed and distressed. Two different sized concentric cutting dies were used to create the channel for your slider mechanism. Decide what image you wish to spin around your heart channel. - Read full post [...]

30th Mar

Featured Friends: Stampendous!

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Stampendous to bring you a week filled with creativity! If you’re not familiar with Stampendous, here’s a bit about them: For over 30 years Stampendous has been manufacturing and distributing the highest quality products to the craft industry. Our exclusive images and handcrafted Essentials, embossing powders, glitters, micas, etc. - Read full post [...]

2nd Jul

July Challenge: Summer

Our challenge this month is all about summer! Join us on our Facebook page to play along for a chance to win £30/$30 in Spectrum Noir products, Card of the Month, or Top Three honors! Click here to play along: Winners for June will be announced next week! - Read full post [...]

5th Mar

Spectrum Noir on QVC!

Crafter’s Companion’s Sara Davies will be a headline guest presenter on QVC’s Craft Corner today at 3pm EST! She’ll be demonstrating the Spectrum Noir markers, so be sure you’re watching for some great tips and inspiration! Here are a few samples made for the show: If you’re not in the US, you can watch QVC - Read full post [...]

29th Dec

More Favorites from 2013

We’re back with a few more favorite projects from our team! They created so may stunning projects this year, and are sharing a few that they loved: Wendy colored this adorable mouse with the following Spectrum Noir markers:- Hat & Coat – DR4, DR5, DR6, DR7, CR8, IG9 Book – EB1, EB2, DG2, DG3, CR8 - Read full post [...]

15th Oct

Introducing the Next Generation of Spectrum Noir Markers

Our Spectrum Noir markers have been exceptionally popular, and we love sharing educational tips and techniques with you!  We’ve made a few changes to our markers, and wanted to let you know about them. The classic square-barrelled Spectrum Noir markers are being discontinued to make way for the next generation markers. If you already own - Read full post [...]

14th Aug

Shades of Grey

When I first saw the Spectrum Noir color scheme I was very interested in all of the different shades of  grey included in the range. In this tutorial I’ll wil share some of my ideas to use them all. First I use all these different hues in coloring different grey and  black objects. You may - Read full post [...]

24th Jul

Celebrating 5000 Followers

We reached an important milestone yesterday over on our Facebook page!  We are so thrilled to have 5000 followers and we wanted to celebrate by giving you the chance to win one of FIVE full sets of Spectrum Noir pens we are giving away: For your chance to win, visit our Facebook page or click - Read full post [...]

26th Apr

Grid Background

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I have a tutorial for a fun technique for creating a cool background.  I’ve seen this technique in many different places so I am not sure who to give credit to, but I can tell you that I didn’t invent it.  ! To begin, draw a grid pattern lightly with pencil on a panel of - Read full post [...]