CraftsUPrint Treasure Chest Bonus packs project, Vault and Friday Freebie

Some of you may have seen me post previously about the Treasure Chest items I got free with one of my  cut file orders. CraftsUPrint are actually mailing these FREE when you order over £15 ( currently on offer at £10 ) worth of files or card kits.  I have to be honest I wasn’t expecting them to be that great quality,’s free right  lol.  But when they arrived I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the  sheets..AND the size.  I wasn’t expecting full A4 sheets either.. 15 of them.. and you get to choose the designs you want.

If you missed  my previous post, you can find details below

My Treasure Chest Freebies arrived…. impressed !

Well last night I finally had a moment to sit and play with them… and I made my son some fridge magnets for his word wall.. which incidentally is one side of my upright freezer lol. It’s situated near the dining room table so always in view of him when he is eating or playing.. mommy’s subtle way of keeping him learning no matter what he is doing.

He spends a lot of time playing with Playdoh or coloring etc at the table.. and of course it’s a great way for him to “earn ” snacks during the day.  If you missed previous posts about the Cohas Magnetic sheets (formerly known as ZiggyBoard) I use to make his  wall.. I added some of them to some cheap wood cut circles and some of them I just added the Magnetic strip straight to the back of them.
Now the link is to the commercial product, what I am actually using is what are referred to as “tails” and “seconds” so anyone who is interested in buying some of these for projects, let me know. These are perfect for making magnets, and letter walls and using as small magnetic chalkboards. I have allsorts of projects on the blog using this stuff and I love it (search magnet, or Ziggy on the blog). It cuts like a dream on my Cricut Explore, by hand, my paper cutter, My Sizzix Big Shot… so very versatile and lots of fun to be had. I also used it to hang my metal dies for easy grabbing.. LOVE this stuff.

Well CraftsUPrint also just added a new video about the treasure chest, so I figured I would add that in for anyone interested.  If you have kids who like to craft, or you want some fun card or project toppers.. check them out.  I grab a set every time I buy new cutfiles.. in fact, I’m off to get more when I finish up this post as I see some fun new cut files I need to grab.  These are great for  projects with my 4 year old too as the Treasure Chest also includes sticker sheets.

They have added in lots of new items too, check out the contents of the current Treasure Chest right now not only can you get access to the treasure chest with a £10 order, you also get access to the vault for 24 hours.. and that is filled with freebies too. Lots of great card kits.. and they are all yours.. you have 24 hours to grab them for free.

Right now.. these are part of the vault collection.. which includes card kits, toppers and digital papers

Treasure Chest Instructions

and then of course, we can’t forget the Friday Freebie

3D Wedding and Romance Double Tri Shutter Card
Kit by Carol Clarke

and lastly.. but definitely not least.. you of course get your free game AND a chance to win the Crafty Bob Pot. I have been lucky enough to win this twice now.. the last time was over $80 worth .. I had a blast choosing cut files with that win !.

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CraftsuPrint New Friday Freebie & GUESS WHO is a new designer

The new CUP  Friday Freebie is out !! just in time to make up your Valentines cards.  This is 8×8 love heart valentine mini kit  by Carol Smith

…. and guess who I found on the CUP site as a new designer….  not one….. but TWO of the big  names in SVG Cut files; Bird’s SVGs and Dreaming Tree (3DSVG).  That is right, you can now find and buy their cut files on CUP.  So  not only do get the fab cut files, you also get all the add on extras that purchasing through CUP affords you .. like free game play, the chance to win Bob Pot money, access to the vault and treasure chest with required purchase.

If you are new to your Cricut Explore you probably don’t know who these guys are.. but you should and you will  LOL  If you are ready to move on to more than just Cricut Cartridges.. and see what your machines are really capable of…  you definitely should.


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CraftsUPrint Friday Freebie.. a fun Anniversary card




Gordon and Sibble anniversary by Heather Howes exclusive designs is  the Freebie Friday over at CraftsUPrint today.



Don’t forget to check out the vault if you are making a purchase.. lots of cool freebies in there right now valued at a whopping $31.27 … including these 3

..and the Bob Pot  for Crafty Bob’s Crazy 5 Minute Game stands at over $79 right now 🙂



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CraftsUPrint Friday Freebie August 12, 2016

Sewing Machine in Red Polka Dot Mini Kit is the Friday Freebie over at CraftsUPrint this week.

“Card in the shape of a vintage style sewing machine in red polka dots decorated with red and white flowers.

The kit has 3 sheets which include the card front, card back, front and back inserts, decoupage and sentiment tags.

There are 5 sentiment tags including a blank for your own message. The finished card fits in an 8″ x 8″ envelope. It is very simple to make and instructions are included. This card is suitable for many different occasions.”

Bob Pot is  over $25 right now and there are some cool freebies in the vault…. including these 🙂cup26415_107 cup269456_1031 cup606473_68









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CraftsUPrint Friday Freebie


Here is today’s Friday Freebie over at CraftsUPrint.

Big Bow Vintage Lady Multi Use Mini Kit Sonja Nelson.


The current Bob Pot is over $27.00 and the Vault includes the follwoing  card kits ..and more and is currently worth over $25



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Craftsuprint Friday Freebie





Here is the  current Friday Freebie over at Craftsuprint, Vintage Baby Girl Pink Mini Kit by June Harrop.

Don’t forget there is also a whole  section for Free Card Verses.



Crafty Bob’s Crazy 5 Minute Game is around $17 right now …. and the vault has about $20 worth of freebies when you make a qualifying purchase.
including these 3 ….  love the Noah’s Arc card




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CraftsUprint Friday Freebie etc.



This week the Friday Freebie at Craftsuprint is

“Cross and Lilys”  by Karen Adair









….and for those of you  that play..the Bob Pot is  over $40 right now…








….and right  now… the Vault has some fab freebies in it too including the ones shown below..  don’t forget it changes all the time so new ones  come in and older ones drop out.

“Spend just £10 ($13.14) and you will be awarded 24hrs unrestricted VIP access to the latest 20 Freebies offered by our fantastic Designers! Don’t delay order today. Please note, the vault is subject to change as and when new submissions are added.

The current vault content is worth $28.38

To download these items for FREE simply place an order for $13.14 and log into your dashboard to download instantly!”


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Crafty Bob’s Crazy 5 Minute Game – prize is over $70


For anyone who hasn’t already seen the games over at CraftsUPrint..  this is one of the crazy fun ones.  Anyone who has made a purchase at CraftsUPrint is automatically entered into it with a chance to win every 5 minutes ….YES every FIVE minutes a new name is drawn and money added to the pot  until someone claims the prize.

I’ve won Crafty Bob’s Crazy 5 Minute Game once myself.. missed a couple too lol.

But the current prize pot is over $70 right now .. CALL MY NAME !!!! lol

Spotlight Series Day 9, Lisa- Bloobel Stamps

Who are you ?

Lisa Graham – Bloobel Stamps


Etsy Store

New Bloobel Store

Facebook Group :Bloobel Stamps – Digital Stamps Create and Share

 Amazon Quirky Characters (Volume 1)”


Where are you ?



When did you first start drawing/designing seriously?

I worked as a “serious” artist from 2010 – 2013, I’d never do that again. I prefer art to be fun 😉


What  job did you have BEFORE you started drawing/designing for a living?

I was a software developer before I moved to France, and the last time I worked for a salary was on technical support for World of Warcraft, a video game.


If you could hang out with ANYONE in the world ….  who would it be?….and what is the one question you would want to ask them?

Stephen Hawking. I’d probably ask him a stupid question and spend my life mortified that I had embarrased myself.


What’s your favorite color?



What is your favorite piece in the whole store?


Thank you for the Flowers












Who is your inspiration/muse?

Cartoons like Sponge Bob, Oggy and the cockroaches, Video Games.


Name your favorite cartoon?

At the moment I’m watching Adventure Time, that is pretty cool. I like everything by Miyasaki.


Favorite quote?

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


What was your favorite subject in school…?

Maths. Funnily enough I didn’t like art at school, I found it restrictive and boring drawing pieces of wood and fruit.


If you were reincarnated…who would you have been in a former life?

A spider.


What is your most popular item in the store/shop?

I don’t know how long the bunny will be popular now that spring is over, but I think a lot of people who visit my store will like coffee whatever the weather.

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Boingy Rabbit

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Need Coffee













Who was your first celebrity crush…and have you drawn them?

Danny Kaye. I never drew him, but I think his goofiness has inspired some of my characters.


If you weren’t doing what you are doing now…. what job would you have?

Software Developer. Although I’m a bit out of date these days. I do video game design on the side to keep my hand in.


What’s your favorite craftroom/business supply or tool that you couldn’t live without?

My mechanical pencil, if I don’t have at least 3 in the house at one time, I start to get nervous. I seem to have bought about 20 in the past year. I think my cats eat them.


If your parents had named you something else… what would you have picked?

Pollyanna. My mum wanted to name me that after the novel.


What’s the one song guaranteed to have you shaking your booty anytime, anyplace ..anywhere?

Bob Sinclar – Rock This Party (Everybody Dance Now) – oh my. It has the “everybody dance now” sample from the 90s, which makes me forget I’m over 40. I’m going to kill myself one of these days or break something.


Who scared you most as a kid when you were being naughty.. your parents or the boogey man?

I was nearly never naughty, but when I was it was the “disappointed” face of my mother that scared me the most.


Show me the drawing you think most closely resembles you physically or personality-wise

This is me multitasking, I wear lots of hats 🙂


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What do you love most about all the people you meet through your work?

Everyone that I have met so far have been so nice. I think the crafting community really look out for artists and are very supportive. I really like that, rather than creating a “finished” product that people consume, digis are more like collaborating with hundreds of very individual artists all over the world, and I love to see how everyone interprets one image in their own way.


If you were a classic car…. what would you be?

I don’t know if I’d be it, but I always wanted to own a Chevy Camaro 69 SS.


When you are working, what is the view from your window like?

I’m lucky to have a big garden with trees and birds that play in them. Our garden is a bit unkempt so it’s a bit like living in a forest sometimes.


Which decade do you think had the best music?

70s Disco.


What’s your favorite hobby when you want to relax?

Independant video games, board games, gardening, sci-fi films, audible books about space.


Which drawing/product are you the most proud of in your collection?

This one was quite difficult to get the balance right, and I was quite proud of myself for even attempting the pose 🙂

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Expert Gardener
















What should be written on your gravestone when you die?

Game Over





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CraftsUprint offer & Friday Freebie

I’ve had a lot of really cool cut files and  card design files from here.  Lots of  file formats for different machines too.  If you are new to Cricut and want to be able to do some of the fancier card bases.. this is definitely a great place to start.  And it never hurts that you get entered in to their games either.  Be sure to check the Crazy 5 minute game if you make a purchase.. both myself and one of our message board ladies have won that.. I’ve also missed out a few times by not being logged in.. but heh.. that’s the whole point of the game.

Every purchase gives you a chance to win vouchers, and even your whole purchase price back on some of them.


This weeks Friday Freebie is another awesome Carol Clarke “on the shelf” card. Carol makes awesome on the shelf cards..if you haven’t seen them.. go check them out.  I have  some and love them.

“Spend 15 pounds get 5 pounds knocked off and get 25 pounds worth of freebies from the Freebie Vault. That’s 40 pounds worth of goodies and you have only spent a tenner – WHAT A BARGAIN!

THERE IS MORE you get one play on any of Crafty Bob’s fun filled ‘Win your money back’ games so there’s a chance you could get your money back and get YOUR ORDER FOR FREE – IT’S CRAFTING GONE CRAZY – ORDER NOW

Do you want to make a 30% saving on your next CUP order?

Place any order between now and midnight on Tuesday 16th February for £15 then enter the code CRAFT at checkout and we will knock a whopping £5 off your order. Simply add the word CRAFT in the redeem voucher box at checkout and then update your basket to redeem this code.”


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