Trimcraft’s Monthly Craft Summary for July, Plus Monthly Competition Winners!

We’re already half way through 2018! Time flies when you’re having fun crafting. If you feel like you need a catch up with what’s happened this month, you’re in the right place. We’ve picked our top 9 tutorials for you to enjoy with the added surprise of hidden templates and downloads!

Our free papers are always a great way to start crafting and are super popular! These scrumptious free papers are the perfect way to add a little sweetness to your summer projects and include a range of adorable illustrations including ice-creams, sprinkles and unicorns. The best bit is, you have 5 different designs to choose from!

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Alternative baby shower guest books are popping up everywhere so we’ve created the cutest little panda and balloon keepsake. All you’ll need is a range of colourful inks and you can create the most perfect long-lasting memory that you can frame and hang on your wall to remember your celebration by!

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We got cutesy this month as we showed you how to create this adorable sparkly cloud home décor using our free template. With a few die cuts from our new First Edition unicorn die and a little bit of glitter felt you could create this too!

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The talented Elle Townsend put together a yummy tutorial showing you how to create these incredibly refreshing watermelon and rosemary ice-pops to help you cool down this summer! (They’re perfect for the hot weather that we’ve been seeing recently). With big flavour and only a few steps, what’s not to love?

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After months of keeping it super-secret, we have finally announced that we have a brand new adhesives brand… Dot & Dab! There is something for everyone with this brand, whether you only papercraft or you need something a little stronger we’ve got you covered.

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The Happy Jig by We R Memory Keepers is a favoured tool amongst crafters, and here at Trimcraft HQ we’re no exception! Follow Christine’s tutorial to find out how to make your adorable cloud ornament with rainbow ribbons.

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Stuck for fun card ideas? Look no further than Kathy’s z-fold card created with the Dovecraft Folkland collection! With just a few cuts and folds you can completely transform a card blank into this beautiful design that also folds flat to pop in the post.

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The new Lah De Dah journal range is here! Find the perfect home for all your special memories and keepsakes in this new colourful and decorative journal! You can completely customise it with all the new embellishments too. If you’re looking for inspiration, why not check out our video tutorial!

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Keep your little ones busy for hours with this incredible children’s summer holiday journal. Grace showed us how to transform the Beach Life collection by Helz Cuppleditch into the most adorable keepsake, perfect for getting kids involved in crafting this summer and we love it! You’re never too young to start scrapbooking!

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What projects from the blog have you tried this month? We’d love to know!

 

Craft of the Month

For this month’s Craft Challenge we asked you to create a project that features die cutting, fussy cutting or both! There were so many amazing submissions, however this beautiful Folkland card by Claire Gladman really stood out for us. Congratulations!

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Project of the Month

Choosing the Project of the Month is always difficult as we always have so many lovely projects to choose from in the Inspiration area! However, the lucky winner is Mixed Up Craft who created this Floating Slide & Stand Card congratulations!

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Monthly Competition winners!

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This month we were giving six lucky crafters the chance to win a selection of the amazing Helz Cuppleditch Beach Life collection. We can’t wait to see what you create with these! The lucky winners are:

  • shellyhop
  • Yatota74
  • silversand
  • Barbarajane22
  • portandstilton
  • Pinkunicornwings 

If you're one of our lucky winners, please email your address and phone number to [email protected] so we can send out your prizes!

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Claire Gladman

Claire Gladman

Wow thank you very much! Congrats to all the other winners!!

Dido

Dido

Congrats to all the winners this month - - well done! X

maryannla

maryannla

Sooo many amazing projects here this months. Because we´ve been away for almost 3 weeks, I haven´t had a chance to follow, but will definitely have a closer look on everything now, as soon as I get a bit up to date here again, as I can see a lot of amazing ideas among here, so nice, that I can go back and find them all now. Happy summer everyone and a biiiig congrats to the lucky winners here this month too. Have fun ladies.

Gingersgirl

Gingers girl

Well done Claire and all the other winners. Some lovely projects.

iccrafter

iccrafter

Well done Claire Enjoy your prize, And congrats to all the other winners

roglet

roglet

Congratulations to all the winners!!

Mixed Up Craft

Mixed Up Craft

Wow, thank you Trimcraft for choosing my Floating Slide & Stand card. Congratulations to all the other winners. I love this blog always full of so much inspiration from so many talented crafters. :)

adriennebem

adriennebem

Congratulations to all winners.Some brilliant projects as always this month,Will keep many of us inspired to try out new things. Adrienne

pollypurplehorse

pollypurplehorse

Congratulations to all the lucky winners this month! Happy Crafting!, Angela x

ColourCaroline

ColourCaroline

Well done everybody, some amazing projects! Congratulations!

raggiodiluce82

raggiodiluce82

Congrats to all the lucky winners!!!

raggiodiluce82

raggiodiluce82

Congrats to all the lucky winners!!!