Spring 2016 craft and jewellery trends update

By: Cindy Goldrick So this morning I made the online rounds of the craft, jewellery and fashion trend blogs/sites to see what style arbiters are saying about current trends and here’s my report on what’s in and what’s hot. Feel free to leave your impressions, thoughts and ideas on this roundup below. What’s new/hot in crafting, generally Before I write another word, let’s get adult colouring books out of the way. I don’t have much to say here. Not my thing but they are still going strong. On to more interesting things. Technology is having a huge impact on crafting …

InspirationFX: Colour Me Happy

Colour Me Happy   by: Dwyn Tomlinson I fell in love with these pendants when I first saw them. They have the elegant look of tooled leather, even though they are wood. However, when the artist that makes them pointed out that they can be coloured – and showed me a couple that she had done – I was fascinated! Oil-based Sharpies are the secret! The raised design lends itself to perfect “within the lines” colouring, and Oil-based sharpies give it rich colours! You can pick up the oil-based sharpies at everywhere from Michael’s to Walmart. Then just string on …