Craft Buddy Blog — crystal art

Make Along with Sharon: "Festive Best of British" set of 8 Cards

Posted by Sharon Holden on

Make Along with Sharon:  "Festive Best of British" set of 8 Cards

Hi Everyone! If you don’t know me already, I’m Shar, I’ve worked for Craft Buddy for 5 years now and love each and every minute. My job is varied but of course my first love is crafting, especially Crystal Art! I first discovered Crystal Art cards in 2016, it was a Poppy card, one of the first generation cards and from that moment on I was hooked! I hope you are all well and enjoying the glorious summer weather we are all having right now! It’s been a hectic few weeks at Craft Buddy, we are all getting excited and...

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Make Along with Diane: Create a Disney Wall Hanging

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Make Along with Diane:  Create a Disney Wall Hanging

Hey Craft Buddies!  The new Crystal Art Disney Classic Stamp Sets have been a great hit since launched! We've been seeing a lot of great projects from you all using those stamps! Diane James from our design team has decided to throw a little party with Mickey, Minnie, Donald & Pluto! Here's the step-by-step guide showing you how to create this lovely wall hanging signage using the Disney Classic Stamps! What you need: Crystal Art Disney Classic Stamp Sets - Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Pluto Crystal Art Crystal Refill Pack set of 20 - Disney Colours [Show me the crystals] Craft Buddy Starry Night A5 Premium Mixed...

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Make Along with Lorre-Anne: Create a Santa & Elf Christmas Card

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Make Along with Lorre-Anne:  Create a Santa & Elf Christmas Card

Hey Craft Buddies!  It's summer time aka "Start of Crafters' Christmas"! Lorre-Anne from Craft Buddy Design Team has created this lovely Santa & Elf Christmas Card using our Crystal Art Stamps, Decorative Die Set & Stencil. Here's a step-by-step guide for your inspiration! What you need: Crystal Art Stamp Sets - Jolly Santa, Santa's Little Helper, Oh Christmas Tree, Sparkling Sentiments) Craft Buddy Twin Top Slimline Gem Pens set of 40 Solvent Markers [I need to buy this] Crystal Art Magic Glue [Add this to cart] Crystal Art Festive Crystals [Show me the crystals] Crystal Art Sealer Sealer [I'm running out...

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Interview with Anne Stokes

Posted by Jital Rao on

Interview with Anne Stokes
We thought it would be a nice idea to find out a little bit more about Anne Stokes, and ask some questions that we know you are all interested in finding out. Read on to hear about what inspires Anne and how it all started...

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My Pandemic Saviour

Posted by Jital Rao on

My Pandemic Saviour

I first discovered Crystal Art during the Pandemic when the shops and restaurants were all closed and social distancing was being enforced.  It was actually my boyfriend who bought me my first Crystal Art kit - a Birthday present in lockdown.  The design was titled Leopard and featured a stunning wild leopard with piercing blue eyes so lifelike it seemed as though poised and ready to jump out of the picture to growl at you.

As I slowly unwrapped the package I was filled with a sense of excitement tinged with some trepidation.  I glanced at all those tiny glistening and twinkling sparking, shiny beads.  I wondered if I would ever complete such an intricate design and how many hours it might take.

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