Kaisercraft Metal Plate Embossing Folder – Jowilna’s Favourite Things

One of my favourite things is embossing – blind embossing specifically with embossing folders. I think mostly because of the ease of doing that type of embossing and the amazing effects one can achieve. Lately, my favourite embossing folder is this Kaisercraft metal plate. Today I am dressing it up using my StazOn inks for a gorgeous metallic look.   Step 1 Adhere some metal tape to a piece...
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Kaisercraft Rose Avenue & Mint Wishes

Kaisercraft Rose Avenue “Our sweet, feminine Rose Avenue collection features soft florals, butterflies, white-washed timber panels and intricate textures. The gorgeous elements in this beautiful collection are sure to add a delicate touch to your next papercraft project.” ~ Kaisercraft   Kaisercraft Mint Wishes “A medley of minty-fresh teal and natural textures makes Mint Wishes a truly...
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Embossing Paste Christmas Card – How To With Jowilna

Turn an experiment into a Christmas card – I often have bits of cardstock lying around that have ink on them: used as testers, leftover embossing paste stencilled through a stencil from a previous project and so on. I never chuck these pieces of cardstock away as they can always be turned into something truly unique. I used this piece that had embossing paste stars on it and created a shimmering...
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Kaisercraft Christmas Edition and Letters to Santa

“Christmas is in full swing at Kaisercraft HQ and with the festive season fast approaching, there’s no better time to start your Christmas projects! if you’re in need of some Christmas inspiration, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got plenty of gorgeous festive dies, beyond the page items and 2 beautiful Christmas themed paper collections in this month’s workshop Magazine (click here).” ~...
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Kaisercraft Factory 42 and Christmas Jewel

“You’re going to absolutely love our August new release products and there’s plenty of inspiration in this months workshop magazine (click here) to give you lots of paper craft project ideas! We kick off the month with our first Christmas collection for 2017. Christmas Jewel will add a brilliant amethyst coloured haze to your festivities, each paper features a silver foil or glitter speciality...
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Kaisercraft Happiness Layout – Cariena Creates

“Sometimes we have so many leftovers from a project that we simply cannot just put them away so we just have to keep going…I had a very special photo that I wanted to use and these leftovers were just perfect!” ~ Cariena Basson   Did you enjoy Cariena’s Kaisercraft Happiness Layout? Please subscribe to our YouTube channel (click here) for more tricks, tips &...
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Kaisercraft Golden Grove & Lilac Whisper

“Welcome to another month and another exciting Kaisercraft release! July proves to be a jam-packed month with so many new products including collections, templates and decorative dies! You won’t be able to contain your creativity with plenty of gorgeous inspiration!” ~ Kaisercraft   Kaisercraft Golden Grove “Golden hues and intricate floral designs dance delightfully across the pages of our...
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Kaisercraft Keepsake and Daydreamer

“We have some very exciting new product releases to share with you including two brand new collections. We’ve managed to find something to suit everyone this month! Our new Keepsake collection is all about capturing those precious memories. sentiments of love and friendship teamed with prints of vintage filmstrips and cameras make this collection a staple in any avid scrapbookers stash! Looking...
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Kaisercraft Bombay Sunset, Sage & Grace & Basecoat 4!

“It’s been a busy lead up to May with the team at Kaisercraft working extra hard to bring you brand new products! Our dainty shabby chic Sage & Grace collection features the perfect combination of dusty pinks and mint green makes this collection perfect for those delicate scrapbooking layouts. If you’re a lover of all things bright and colourful, you’re going to want to get your hands...
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Beautiful Mini Canvas – Cariena Creates

Today Cariena creates a beautiful mini canvas using her Anna Griffin art mediums and Kaisercraft mini template and a couple of other essential tools, all listed hereunder. She makes it look so simple don’t you think?   Remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel (here) to see more tips, tricks and tutorials!   Products Used ADCO 724868 – Anna Griffin Texture Paste –...
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Kaisercraft Gel Pens – Jowilna’s Favourite Things

I love colouring in pens and pencils, but the act of colouring itself I find really frustrating and boring. It’s a personal thing, but that doesn’t stop me from messing around and adding some colouring details in my diary. One of my favourite things is my set of Kaisercraft Gel Pens. Then recently a friend gave me two smaller sets of Kaisercraft Gel Pens and now I think I am in heaven. Together...
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Kaisercraft High Tea and Indigo Skies

“We just love the beginning of a new month! New products, new projects and fresh inspiration! Delicate shabby chic and indigo chambray charm best describe our gorgeous April paper collections!” ~ Kaisercraft   Kaisercraft High Tea “There’s nothing like a garden tea party to brighten ones day! Delicately distressed papers with beautifully illustrated roses and a soft...
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Stamp and Ink – Jowilna’s Advanced Class

I was using this gorgeous stamp set from 49 and Market and what came to me was ‘tarred and feathered’. Often whilst using my stash, certain words come to mind, phrases or sayings that can spark an idea. So tarred and feathered it was! For the tarred portion of this project I used my gears stencil to create some texture and from there on the project was built up layer by layer. Let’s take a...
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Make the most of your die-cuts – Jowilna 101

We all have loads of die-cuts right? But unless you are using them for more than a single application then you are not taking full advantage of them. Today I am showing you how to think differently and take your die-cuts further in a few easy steps. Step 1 Die cut the circle mesh out of cardstock. I used a manilla tag for my experiments but you could easily re-create this on a card or layout....
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Kaisercraft Wildflower and Pawfect

“March is here and this Kaisercraft release will not disappoint! Scrapbook your favourite memories with the fun and colourful patterns in our Wildflower range. Animal lovers are going to absolutely adore our Pawfect collection, featuring cat and dog themed papers.” ~ Kaisercraft   Kaisercraft Wildflower “Step inside a watercoloured wonderland of Wildflowers! Hand painted...
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Stencils – Jowilna’s Favourite Things

I love stencils and it’s no secret. I think they have endless possibilities and each time you change the product you use with a stencil you can change the way it looks. You can use stencils on their own, combined with other stencils, layered, only portions of a stencil and so much more. Today I am showing you how I used one of my favourite stencils with my favourite inks and pastes to create a...
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Kaisercraft Island Escape and Hanami Gardens

“With the new-year in full swing, our February range brings us two beautifully themed paper collections, decorative dies, embossing folders and new texture stamps, there’s something to keep every scrapbooker, card maker and paper crafter busy for the coming month!” ~ Kaisercraft   Kaisercraft Island Escape “Sink your toes in the sand and let the summer sunshine wash over...
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Kaisercraft Cherry Tree Lane and Ubud Dreams

We are excited to announce fresh Kaisercraft products and inspiration galore! You’ll find templates, decorative cutting dies and swoon worthy paper collections, so sit back and enjoy! The amazing new release paper collections will not disappoint! Featuring a beautiful rich colour palette and deep textural prints, the vintage inspired papers in Kaisercraft Cherry Tree Lane collection are a...
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Kaisercraft P.S. I Love You, High Tide, Dies & Templates

You’re going to love both the new collections from Kaisercraft P.S. I Love You and High Tide! These beautiful collections could make the perfect Christmas gift for that special crafting friend or family member! Or maybe you need a little pre-Christmas treat? Nothing like scrapping seaside pics while you are on holiday…enjoy the gorgeous new products   Kaisercraft P.S. I Love You...
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Kaisercraft Party Time & Peek-a-Boo

The arrival of a new month means amazing new Kaisercraft products and we can guarantee you that November will not disappoint! You’ll find 2 new paper collections, templates, cutting dies, albums and pens! The gorgeous papers in the Peek-A-Boo collection take on a storybook feel, featuring vintage inspired illustrations of bluebirds and butterflies with beautiful patterns. It’s time to kick up...
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Sunshine and Texture Cardstock Card

How often do you use your paper punches? Not enough is probably the answer like mine was. The thing with punches is that they can be amazing or simply useless. But when you make the investment in a great punch then they truly are amazing, like this little beauty of a border punch. But how can we use our border punches to create some interest. One of my favourite design principles to use with any...
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Kaisercraft Ooh La La and Glisten

With just a few months until Christmas is on our doorstep, there’s no better time to make a start on your handmade papercraft gifts than the present! Add a bit of bling to your Christmas festivities with Kaisercraft’s Glisten collection! For the very first time, all of the papers in this range feature either foil or glitter accents, making it truly special. Plus you’ll be transported to...
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Funky Frames – using die cut frames on a card

Creating framed accents on a layout is so easy. You simply cut the frame and pop it around a photo right? Using a die-cut frame on a card is just as easy, simply cut a frame, stamp an image and pop it into the frame and there you have a quick card. But on closer inspection there is quite a bit we can do with die-cut frames… For this card I wanted to use more than just the one frame and so...
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A Rainbow Of Colour And Texture – Altering And Using Die-Cuts

So I have a die-cut and want to use it on several different projects – but how do I make it look different each time, so that it doesn’t all look the same? Well today I am sharing another 2 of my ideas on how to alter your die-cuts for a different look.   Create a shadow I like combining the same die-cut to create a shadow effect. This is achieved by using the same die-cut and slightly...
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