The wish list
The seasons are changing and so are the trends! Stay up-to-date with soft hues and earthy tones.
Check out the latest new craft products
With summer nights drawing to an end it’s time to make the most out of those long, warm evenings, and BoBunny’s gorgeous new collection, Garden Party, is here help you celebrate. With glistening lanterns decorated with pretty blooms, gorgeous greenery and potted plants, earthy tones and luscious patterns, BoBunny’s latest collection will get you in the mood for a party. We adore the idea of creating some beautiful invitations with this exciting set, although we’re sure any green-fingered crafter would love to get their hands on this dazzling selection. BoBunny Garden Party 6x6 Paper Collection, £6.49, www.craftie-charlie.co.uk
We’re hoping for an Indian summer this September, with lazy days filled with dappled sunlight, fragrant florals and Stampin’ Up!’s truly Delightful Daisy Designer Paper Series! The gorgeous new collection exudes summer charm with delicate tones, flourishing blooms and pretty patterns. We have a feeling you’ll find yourself overflowing with creative inspiration when crafting with this set! We love the supersized flowers, pastel hues and watercolour effects – perfect for your last summer makes of the season. Stampin’ Up! Delightful Daisy Designer Paper Series, £10, www.stampinup.eu
Too cool for school!
It’s September and the kids are headed back to school. If you’ve got a loved one starting their first-ever day at school this month, why not send them off with a bit of confidence by marking the occasion with a heartfelt card? We love this SchoolScape die set from SugarPea Designs, which features a school bus, schoolhouse, road, trees and more. Create a thoughtful handmade card this September and it may just give them the courage they need to excel! SugarPea Designs Schoolscape die set, £11.95, www.sevenhillscrafts.co.uk
We can’t get enough of Lil’ Inker Designs and their refreshingly bold and modern style. We adore this intricate, typography-style stamp set, Lovely and Sweet. The set includes 15 stamps you can effortlessly mix and match with to create striking and individual creations. We’re sure you’ll find this Lil’ Inker Designs stamp set lovely and sweet, and ideal for year-round crafting. Lil’ Inker Designs Lovely and Sweet stamp set, £11.50, www.sevenhillscrafts.co.uk
Home sweet home
Step towards autumn with Jen Hadfield’s fabulous new collection for Pebbles, Heart of Home. We adore the muted, autumnal tones with pretty pops of summer colours – a wonderful combination for the transitional season. With a mix of beautifully rustic shades, floral designs and glimpses of nature, you’ll love getting creative with this versatile set. Made for September, Heart of Home will be your go-to this month. Pebbles Heart of Home by Jen Hadfield, from 95p, www.heylittlemagpie.com
Hunkydory Crafts has just released a fabulous new range, Adorable Scorable Marble, and we are in love! The marbled effect is bang on-trend in papercraft at the moment and, with this stunning selection, you can add 25 gorgeous marbled papers to your collection. Choose from swirling pinks, granular greens, streaked purples, mottled turquoises, and other elegant patterns. Make delightfully distinctive cards and papercrafts this September with the help of this charmingly chic collection. Hunkydory Adorable Scorable Marble paper collection, £19.99, www.hunkydory.co.uk
Awash with colour
Santoro’s innovative and hotly anticipated new range, Willow, is out and we can’t wait to try out the intriguing colouring concept. With a selection of papers, stamps, stickers and more, each product has one thing in common – they are yet to be coloured in! The creative notion and whimsical style is showcased beautifully with the two paper packs on offer. Each pack features 32 pages of glittered and non-glittered designs that are just waiting to be made into 32 beautiful pieces of personalised artwork. Santoro Willow 12x12 Paper Pack, £10.99, and 6x6 Paper Pack, £6.99, www.hobbycraft.co.uk
Whatever the weather
With September upon us and autumn approaching, it’s about time we prepare for the British weather, and what better way than with Sizzix’s fantastic Rainy Days and Sunshine die set? Take the weather in your stride and transform your rainy days with a beautifully decorated die-cut umbrella. Or perhaps get creative with a sky filled with the happiest of clouds. Whatever the weather, we know you’ll have lots of fun with this happy-go-lucky collection. Sizzix Rainy Days and Sunshine die set, £10, www.sizzix.co.uk
Positivity and admiration are on trend, and Altenew has a particularly complimentary stamp set on the market to help to get your flattery on point! Altenew’s Crafty Friends stamp set is packed full of wonderful declarations of affection and will have your friends and loved ones gushing. Each set comes complete with thoughtful sentiments, olive branches, roses, heart stamps and more to really let your friends know you appreciate them. You’ll have so much fun crafting with this utterly positive stamp set all year long. Altenew Crafty Friends stamp set, £16.50, www.sevenhillscrafts.co.uk