Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Make your own Benny the Bunny Easter Box

Great way to present chocolate, Chicks or any Easter gift thanks to Jenny Redfern.

To make your own Benny Bunny you will need ...

A4 Pearl Bronze Card A4300PEARLBRONZE
A4 Pearl Misty Rose Card A4300PEARLMISTY
A4 Pearl White Ice Card A4300PEARLWHITEICE
A4 Pearl Oyster Shell Cream Card A4300PEARLOYSTERSHELL
Craft Foam Pads 5mm x 5mm x 2mm S57082
Ultra Clear Tape 6mm x 15m  S57085

Heart Punch
Die Cutting Machine 
Hole Punch

How to... 

  • Cut Bronze card 29.5cm by 21cm and score this at 4,14,18 and 28cm the extra bit is the flap to stick it together.
  • Score the shorted side at 2cm (this is the bottom of the box) 
  • Using tonic layering dies Oval and Circles - die cut- (Sizes count from the smallest die out)
    • 2 x Eyes from White Ice Card, size 1, circle die
    • 2 x Cheeks from Bronze Card, size 2, circle die
    • 1 x Head from Bronze Card, size 9, circle die
    • 2 x Ears from Bronze Card, size 6, oval die
    • 2 x Inner Ear from Misty Rose Card, size 3, oval die
    • 2 x Feet from Bronze Card, size 4, oval die
    • 2 x Inner feet, from Oyster Shell Cream Card, Size 3, oval die
    • 1 x Tail, from Bronze Card, size 6, oval die
    • 1 x Inner Tail from Oyster Shell Cream Card, size 4, oval die
    • 2 x Hands (paws) from Bronze Card, size 4, oval die
    • 1 x Nose from White Ice Card, size 1, circle die.
    • 1 x Teeth from White Ice Card, Heart Punch
  • Die Cut a hole in the front panel for the window, Using the Ultra Clear Tape, stick a rectangle of Extra Thick Acetate behind. Everything else is layered up with 2mm foam pads.
  • Fold the edges of the card in to create your basic box and stick together with Ultra Clear Tape.
  • Hole punch the card at the top to be able to thread the ribbon before attaching the head.
  • Cut whiskers from the White Ice Card and stick to the head using the 2 in 1 Glue Pen along with the eyes, nose, cheeks and teeth to the head.
  • Using the Foam Pads later up and attach the ears to the head and then the head to the body.
  • Layer up the feed and tail with the Foam Pads and again using the Foam Pads attach this to the body. 
  • Attach the paws with Foam Pads
  • Use the ribbon to give Benny a bow 
  • Fill your box and tie the bow 
Thank you Jenny for this wonderful box. Please visit Jennys Blog for more of her work.

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T: 0191 2697810

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Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Make a Mother's Day Wallet ...Hand Made

Mothers Day will soon be on us and Babs has made this lovely Wallet to put special memories, Tickets or a treat!

Babs has used...

Large White Alteration Tags S57324
Red Gingham Card A4250REDSMALLGHIN
Die Cut Clover Flower White S57299
Tinted Card Intensive Red A4250TINTRED
Tape Runner S57269 / Refill S57270

Along with many other products.

For further information please contact 0191 267810 or

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Create and Craft with Stix2 and Michelle

22nd February 1pm - 2pm

New and Exclusive products from Stix2 will be featured on...

Presented by Dean Wilson & Michelle Johnson

Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 784, Freesat 813, Apple TV & Amazon Fire.

With some exciting New and Exclusive kits
Containing Tools for the Trade, New PVA, Card and more....

If you can IMAGINE IT you can DO IT!

Monday, 29 January 2018

Stix2 Workshops at Stitches

Free daily workshop running with Michelle Johnson and Karen Mackie
 Showcasing new Stix2 products and techniques ...

2 Weeks to go ... BOOK NOW  to not miss out!

Melt & Mould Foam
Introducing a fantastic new 3D foam, with adhesive on one side, that you can use with glitter, foil, beads, paint and an amazing new way to heat and shape with embossing powders.

Sunday - 9:30am - Booking Code: SU3B
Monday - 3:45pm - Booking Code: MO3N
Tuesday- 2:30pm - Booking Code: TU3K

Tools of the Trade
Stix2 have been adding yet more exciting tools, which they are sharing with you. New ideas, projects and techniques to use within all crafting projects.

Sunday - 12:00 Noon - Booking Code: SU3F
Monday - 10:45am - Booking Code: MO3D
Tuesday- 12:00 Noon - Booking Code: TU3F

Or visit us on Stand D06 to find our more.

For further information on Stix2 products please contact 0191 2697810 or
Please visit for Stitches information.

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Window Clings

Our demonstrators are very clever girls! Rushanne has made some Window Clings using Non-Slip Grip Coloured CardPunch Sheets and Alcohol Markers.

Die Cut a basic shape from your Non-Slip Grip and any shape of your choice from your Card and Punch Sheets, attach the two together and you are ready to go! for intricate dies like the butterfly colour the gaps for a rainbow effect.

Perfect for kids and can be used all year round;
Easter, Halloween, Birthdays and Christmas! 

If stored correctly they can be used over and over again!

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Valentine's Day Inspiration

You too can make this beautiful Valentine's card with some of our most favourite Stix2 products. Thank you to Michelle Johnson for sharing this with us.

You will need:

Extra Thick Acetate S57320
White Fabric Spray Paint MGPA320J
Hotmelt Glue Gun S57234
Hotmelt Glue Sticks S57235
A4 White Tinted Card A4250TINTWHITE

For more information contact 0191 2697810 or

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Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Upgrading Baubles

Use the Spray Paints from Stix2 to upgrade your baubles.

White Spray Paint gives a wonderful snow effect to make your decoration a bit more festive.

Spray onto your existing Baubles or thick plastic shapes from your local craft store.

Thanks to Michelle Johnson for the inspiration.

Contact 0191 2697810 or for further information.

Have Fun Crafting!