REDUCED: Craft Stamper Magazine May 2012 Edition


Watercolour Wishes, by Susan Wherry
Susan uses a beautiful watercolour background effect on both a card and home décor pieces.

Cosmic Colouring, by Kim Costello
Kim shows you two fantastic techniques using Cosmic Shimmer Drawing Inks.

Gingerbread Houses, by Di Oliver
Make Di’s gorgeous key rack, crafted from versatile Tando Creative blanks.

From the Ground Up, by Linda Elbourne
Linda shares her top tips for creating art with the ‘wow’ factor.

Earrings and Things, by Paula Tidman
Paula shares some elegant jewellery storage makes that won’t break the bank.

In the Black, by Trish Latimer
Trish explores the creative possibilities of black gesso.

Puzzle Blocks, by Carol Fox
Make Carol’s pretty nursery rhyme themed puzzle blocks.

Portrait of a Lady, by Helen Chilton
Helen shows you a soft and subtle image transfer technique using gesso.

For a Swell Gal, by Mel Quin
Mel from Crimson Cloud creates a card with a stylish 1920s feel.

Steampunk Style, by Hels Sheridan
Hels transforms some cheap and cheerful IKEA frames into a stunning piece of Steampunk art!

Lacy Overlays, by Jo Firth-Young
Jo stamps up some delicate and very versatile acetate overlays.

Reader Submission: Shades of Spring, by Liz Dobson Bell
Reader Liz shares a striking triple easel card design.

House of Fashion, by Louise Crosbie
Louise captures the vogue for sewing-themed projects with this fabulous shop window-style diorama.


Free Stamp Makes
This month’s free cover mount stamp is a lovely vintage-style flower stamp.

Stamping Contrasts
Our four designers create with elegant floral stamps by Stampin’ Up!

Stamper of the Year Competition 2012
We launch our brand new format competition this month – not to be missed!

Double Take, by Kim Woods
One product, two ways! This month Kim shows you two fabulous backgrounds created with soft pastels.

Masterclass: Lazertran by Sara Naumann
Sarah shows you just how versatile Lazertran decal paper can be.

Designer’s Palette, by Chrissie Stokes
This month’s palette evokes the popular country chic look perfectly.

Cut & Create
Your FREE template this month are two gorgeous cupcake wraps, created by guest designer Michelle Marshall.