Flash Sale - 20% Off Everything!

Flash Sale - 20% Off Everything!

Don't miss our FLASH SALE with 20% Off Everything while stocks last!

Click here to claim your discount: https://www.mycreativespirit.co.uk/discount/FLASHMAY19

Hurry! Offer ends midnight 28th May 2019 (UK time)!

Happy shopping! :)

May 24, 2019 — Clare Charvill
Coming soon from Graphic 45: Lost in Paradise collection

Coming soon from Graphic 45: Lost in Paradise collection

Hi everyone! We're so excited about the new paper collection from Graphic 45 now available to pre-order here.

The Lost in Paradise collection with its bright sunny yellows and lush greens features flamingos, birds and tropical flowers will have you feeling like you've been transported to a far-flung rainforest as you create your projects with this breathtaking collection.

Let the birds of paradise and pink flamingos unlock your imagination and inspire your creativity. 

The Lost in Paradise collection from Graphic 45 includes the following:

Lost in Paradise 12 x 12 Collection Pack

Lost in Paradise 8 x 8 Paper Pad

Lost in Paradise Patterns and Solids

Lost in Paradise Ephemera / Journaling Cards

Lost in Paradise Tags and Pockets

Lost in Paradise Stickers

Lost in Paradise Chipboard

Please let us know what you think of this new collection! And don't forget to pre-order now so that you are first in line when the collection arrives here!

May 23, 2019 — Clare Charvill

Everything's blooming.......!

Hi Everyone, I hope you've had a good week.  I don't know about you but I'm definitely ready for the weekend and some time out in the garden.  Todays share is my new Large Event Album and Case altered in the papers from the Bloom collection by Graphic 45.
May 17, 2019 — Clare Charvill

WIN £100 My Creative Spirit Gift Card!

We have a fabulous £100 giveaway for you! It's really quick and easy to enter, so why not be in it to win it? Good luck everyone!

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May 16, 2019 — Clare Charvill

Colour me Happy........

Hi everyone, I hope you've having a creative week.  With all the preparations for this weekends craft retreat here in the Heart of England done with two days to spare, I've had a little time to get creative myself with the Kaleidoscope collection from Graphic 45.  The paper pads are full of fabulous inspirational phrases and, as the title describes packed full of a kaleidoscope of colour.  I absolutely love it.  A truly trendy collection perfect for the modern crafter. If you haven't seen the collection yet click here to take a peek.

Kaleidoscope Mini Cabinet and Drawer Set Graphic 45

I took a selection of papers from the  8 x 8 Kaleidoscope pad to alter our Mini Cabinet and Drawer Set and the covers of the five little albums that fit inside.  At 4 1/4" x 3 5/8" they really are teeny weeny and make perfect little scrapbooks for photo booth/passport sized pictures, journaling and ephemera.  I loved how the signature sheets from the collection worked on the outside of the cabinet.  The elephants are on the side we can't see in the picture above. 

Kaleidoscope Mini Cabinet and Drawer Set Graphic 45

The drawers in the cabinet hold 6" x 4" photos too. 

If you'd like to shop the look here's the supply list.  Alternatively why not come along and join me for a one day workshop at Stoneleigh, Saturday 27th July.  This is our project.

Supply List 


I hope I've inspired you to be creative with this colourful collection.  Enjoy the rest of your week, thanks for calling by,  and if you've coming along to join me for a very crafty weekend have a good journey here and see you Friday eve/Sat.  :-) C





May 01, 2019 — Clare Charvill
Go Doo Dad crazy ...

Go Doo Dad crazy ...

Hi everyone, 

I've had so many requests about the doo dads I add to my ribbon ends and where to buy them from I thought I'd do a quick video on how to make them, so you can add them to your project too, if you don't already. 

They're a great way of adding weight to those wild ribbon ends that never want to sit where you place them and stop fraying too.  Here's how to make them: 

Have fun with your doo dads and thanks for calling by :-) C

March 30, 2019 — Clare Charvill
Love Notes 12 1/4" x 12 1/4" Box Frame My Creative Spirit

Creating Vintage Wall Art.......

If you follow me you'll know I love taking a flat sheet of paper and bringing it to life.  After designing a number of projects with the truly vintage Love Notes collection by Graphic 45 I had a few sheets of paper left over. I love the large violin so decided top create a dimensional piece of wall art for my craft room using our 12 1/4" x 12 1/4" Box Frame Kits  with a 3D violin as the focal point. 

If you fancy making one yourself here's how to do it.  See the supply list at the end of the post for details of all products used. 

March 27, 2019 — Clare Charvill
Oh, my love is like a red, red rose

Oh, my love is like a red, red rose

If you adore roses and romance as much as Robert Burns, you will fall in love with the new Flip Flap Album and Box Kit using Graphic 45's Love Notes paper collection.
March 25, 2019 — Clare Charvill
Voyages Fantastiques Album Stamperia

Travel back in time to the steampunk world of Victorian cogs, clocks and couture

Welcome to the world of steampunk - the ever-popular style where sci-fi meets Victorian mechanics, travel and fashion. I have been transforming the latest collection from Stamperia - Voyages Fantastiques into an album and I have to say these papers really are... fantastiques!
February 14, 2019 — Clare Charvill
Keep yourself organised with The Complete Planner Kit

Keep yourself organised with The Complete Planner Kit

Before their launch, I thought I'd let you know that our uber-popular Planner Kits are now back in stock over on the website. Thanks to everyone who's asked about them over the past few months.
February 01, 2019 — Clare Charvill