Prima Love Clippings and Wild & Free

Prima Love Clippings Clippings of love, sweetness, and all around pretty, that is only the beginning with Love Clippings by Frank Garcia. This beautiful collection features gorgeous floral designs, distressed patterns, beautiful heart-felt quotes and motifs and so much more. The details are absolutely amazing – the papers have rose gold foil! Prima Wild & Free Wild & Free...
read more

Prima Rossibelle & NEW Flowers!

Ready for some Prima magic? Rossibelle encapsulates everything that we all love about Prima – luxurious paper, exquisite flowers and a wide range of co-ordinating products. Indulge a little in some of this Prima splendour.   Prima Rossibelle Hello, Beautiful! Rossibelle, one of Prima’s NEW, dream-catching collections, is filled with gorgeous imagery and colours! Sweet and feminine,...
read more

DIY Birthday – Ten Year Celebration

As part of The Wholesaler’s 10th birthday celebration, we are celebrating in style with a spectacular gold theme. Gold elements are so much fun to work with and sourcing pretty gold elements is part of the creative process. I knew that I wanted to celebrate with some beautiful cupcake liners. And the perfect way to create custom gold liners was to cut them on my Silhouette CAMEO machine. To...
read more

Prima French Riviera, Salvage District, Tales of You & Me, Vintage Emporium, Adhesive Rub Ons, Mediums and Tools

What’s not to love about Prima? Delight in the luxury and splendour of this opulent release which is sure to inspire you.   Prima French Riviera Take a walk through the French Riviera, breathe in the ocean air, feel the sand between your toes, and let the sunshine kiss your skin with all its warmth. French Riviera is a combination of vintage nautical and serene images from the French coast....
read more

DIY Easter – Easter Table Centre Piece

Easter is coming soon and I love all the festive pastel shades we are faced with, not to mention all those delicious eggs and treats. With Easter comes tradition and a celebration of faith so it gives an excuse to create beautiful crafts for the home and family. For our breakfast table I made a simple table centre piece using an egg container filled with beautiful glittery eggs, paper and silk...
read more

Couture Creations Clustered Die Cuts Card

One of my favourite things to do with die-cuts is repetition and clustering elements together. For this card I used a simple stamped image dressed up with a cluster of die cuts for a stunning effect. I coloured some of the cuts in green and pink and then layered them together to create a beautiful corner effect. Why not try and cluster or layer one of your favourite die-cut flourishes on your...
read more

Little Birdie Flower Designs On A Layout

I have all of a sudden fallen in love with flowers again. You know how everything comes full circle, and that is so true with flowers. And since I have a love hate relationship with them, I am pleasantly surprised about how much I love these little blooms again. I know that I am a flower snob, I LOVE soft and gorgeous blooms with dimension for altered projects, but for layouts and cards I am...
read more

Prima Royal Menagerie

We are delighted to announce the release of Prima’s Royal Menagerie – just in time for summer! And it’s a gorgeous, gorgeous collection! With a stunning colour palette and delightful shabby chic touches to each design, the Royal Menagerie Collection celebrates the beautiful things in life! The versatile colour palette offers you everything from tranquil turquoise to precious pinks,...
read more

Couture Creations Die-Cuts On A Background

How do you get more out of your die-cuts? Well you use them in different ways combined with different materials right? Right! So today I am sharing a quick way of using the same cut to get a different look and effect on a background for your layout. For my layout I used a single paint splat die-cut from Couture Creations. It is so cute and delicate and there are so many ways you can use it,...
read more

Creating Art with Celebr8 Stencils

I love stencils. And with the new local Celebr8 range things just got a bit easier and so very very inspiring. I have used this range of stencils with mist products but one of my favourite artistic looks using stencils is to create dimension with them. So for this layout…let’s go and explore a bit how I created my background effect using the awesome spilled Coffee stencil. I started with a...
read more

Prima Debutante and Garden Fable now here!

If you’re suffering from winter blues, we have just the thing to lift your spirits! Just the mention of Prima conjures up images of fantasy paper and wildly luxurious and decadent embellishments. This release promises to indulge your senses and get those creative juices flowing. Get your dose of magical scrapbooking products today!   Prima Debutante A grand beauty, Debutante is sure to...
read more

Couture Creations 2 Way Glue : A Sticky Affair!

Are you always getting stuck looking for a really amazing adhesive? Well we have some amazing news for you. Today we are introducing the new Couture Creations 2 Way Glue pens – giving you twice the solution to sticky messes. I tested the glue pens on a quick tag I made using some of my favourite products from The Wholesaler. I used the larger pen tip as a wet permanent bond glue for my larger...
read more

Details with cutting dies on a layout!

The more I use my collection of dies, the more I fall in love with them if that is even possible. I mean I really love the designs, but sometimes it is just an effort to pull out all the bits and pieces and actually use them – do you sometimes have that feeling? I know you do! So in an effort to love my dies more and use them more, I have opted to keep my Cuttlebug machine on my desk permanently...
read more

Prima Bedtime Story, Bella Rouge, Butterfly, The Archivist, Timeless Memories, Finnabair, Stencils, Stamps & Flowers!!

The CHA show started 2015 with a bang! As per usual, Prima wowed the craft world with their gorgeous new collections and essential craft products! These products took the scenic route to get to us, but they have arrived and we are thrilled to announce the release today!   Prima The Archivist The Archivist Collection, created by Frank Garcia, is inspired by the classic art of preserving and...
read more

Happy New Year! Prima Art Mediums 2015

I hope that this year is going to be filled with amazing adventures and blessings. Each year right in the beginning I struggle to remember to write the correct date – does this happen to you? So this year I thought of a clever little reminder that I can keep on my desk and at a quick glance I am always reminded of the New Year. I started off by using a chipboard circle frame and built a...
read more

Ten Minute Christmas Card with Prima Modelling Paste

Each year I try and make a quick Christmas card in the hopes of re-producing it into mass and sending it out to family and friends – well each year the task just seems bigger and bigger and in the end I am happy with nothing and just leave it all together! But this year I think I may have a winning formula with some of my favourite products! I think we have a winner people (shouting...
read more

Prima Metal Embellishments, Stamp-n-Add & Kraft Tag Pads

Prima Metal Embellishments are a strong favourite in our range of perfectly Prima embellishments! Also new from Prima are the innovative Stamp-n-Add sets designed by Ingvild Bolme. And last but not least, much sought-after kraft tag pads are now available.   Ingvild Bolme Stamp-n-Add Use the Stamp-n-Add Sets by Ingvild Bolme to create your own unique and magical embellishments. Angel, moth...
read more

Mixed Media Project Life Cards – All Dressed Up for Christmas

Every year we make loads of promises to ourselves to get more organized around the holidays and festive season. And each year we forget to take photos of the little moments, the big moments and life kind of just gallops away.   Countdown to Christmas So this year I am getting all organized – yes I am on a mission! Since Christmas in South Africa is normally a fun festive and HOT...
read more

Mixed Media Block Using Mixed Media Art Mediums

When Prima launched the new Finnabair mixed media art mediums I think the entire mixed media and scrapbooking community were relieved to be honest! Here was something new and exciting and accessible to everyone – those who want to dabble in more adventurous waters or those who want to just play around with a bit more texture. For me it is a bit of both – I want to be able to create...
read more

Prima Platinum Crackle Paste for adding texture on a layout, texture that!

I am a huge fan of using art mediums in my scrapbooking. I think my art background has a lot to do with that, as well as being a little otherwise and doing what is not expected. At the same time, I also like clean lines and focusing on my photos rather than cluttering a layout with so much stuff that you can hardly see anything else. So I wanted to incorporate some of the new Art mediums by...
read more

Finnabair Art Mediums and more now available!

We have been sitting on the edge of our seats waiting for the Prima products to arrive. This release is so well rounded and promises something for everyone! So many of you have been asking about the Finnabair Art Mediums, well, get shopping they are here! Also, do not miss out on the Pinwheel Stencils, Artist Trading Cards, Paper Pads, Flowers and 4 stunning new limited collections! Let us know...
read more

Prima Color Bloom Sprays & Stencils

We are so excited to announce the release of the amazing new Prima Color Bloom Sprays! Accompanying them are beautiful new stencils! Now you have a good reason to try both these essential products out!   Prima Color Bloom Sprays Are you a little timid when it comes to mists? No need to be. There are so many ways to use mists that do not mean instant intimidation and nail biting. Enter...
read more

Permanent Stamping On Plastic! Staying Power With StazOn Ink

Stamping has and will always be one of the most versatile techniques in card making and scrapbooking. Having a stamping background StazOn has never been one of my favourite inks for stamping onto paper – but when it comes to versatility it comes out tops! A solvent based ink pad that will let you stamp onto multiple surfaces permanently and effectively opening a whole new world of creativity!...
read more

Prima Coffee Break, Cigar Box Secrets, Epiphany, Forever Green and NEW Flowers!

Everybody loves Prima! The new Prima Coffee Break, Cigar Box Secrets, Epiphany & Forever Green limited collections are all absolutely beautiful! Now available at your favourite crafts store!   Coffee Break Coffee Break…sweet and fun. With a touch of vintage whimsy, Coffee Break offers delightful touches and a splendid colour scheme for every paper crafter.   Cigar Box...
read more