Wednesday, 18 August 2010

rainy days and djeco

this blurry picture is showing the most gorgeous craft sets that Annis received for her birthday from this shop.  There is a stamping set, a stencilling set and a paint by numbers set. 

the stencilling set comes with a book of suggestions

and cards showing how to make patterns starting with a single motif

or you can totally do your own thing

it feels like a lesson in textile designing.  And there are plenty of the images to work on.  In fact, I think once you finish the images you would be ready to make your own.  The set comes with the most high quality double ended felt pens with a brush pen at the other end.  I can't recommend it enough!

The second set is a stamping set.  Again the images are beautiful (my favourite is the tightrope walker above) gorgeous stamps and red, gold and purple stamp pads. 

This also comes with a book of suggestions, but you don't have to follow it.  I was worried that this wouldn't entertain us (how could I resist trying it!) but it did, it's just as delightful as the first set and we took an hour to complete one picture each.  Annis also got a paint by numbers set from the same company and again the images are beautiful and the paints good quality but she hasn't tried it yet so I will blog about it when she has.

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