Thursday, 22 December 2011

Sketch Challenge winner and a new sketch

December Sketch Challenge Winner - Brigitte

Congratulations to our first Sketch Challenge winner Brigitte! We love how she has replaced the bunting on Lisa's sketch with a little string of Christmas baubles.

If you'd like to be in with a chance to win some fab goodies from Merly Impressions or you just want a sketch to get your creative juices flowing then why not have a go at this month's Sketch Challenge Competition? Here's this month's sketch, based on a layout by the super talented Lousette Ashton.

Full details of the competition are on our website. Good luck!

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Where do you store your stash?

We hope you've been enjoying our regular article Stash It? And now we'd like to invite you, our readers, to take part!

Do you have an inventive, quirky, or just really pretty way of storing your scrapping stash? Would you like to share your idea with other readers? If so we'd love to hear from you!

Contact us at the usual email address -

Buy for now folks x

Wednesday, 14 December 2011


Need to make a last minute Christmas gift for Granny? Download our FREE calendar templates! There are three different designs to choose from. They can be found here.

Friday, 9 December 2011

Vacancy - Freelance Photographer

Traplet Publications is seeking a freelance photographer to work flexible hours on Scrap365 and Craft Stamper magazines. We envisage we will require a minimum of 15 hours per week of work, during office hours (Mon-Thurs 9am-5.30pm, Friday 9am-4pm) on a flexible basis.

Experience in photographing craft items and an interest in arts and crafts are essential - please do not send your CV unless you meet these two criteria. The photographer must also live within easy commuting distance of Traplet Publications offices, located in Malvern, Worcestershire.

If you are interested please send a CV and covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the job to Potentially suitable candidates will be asked to come into the offices for interview and to complete a practical test.

Friday, 2 December 2011

Sketch Challenge!

Have you seen our online Sketch Challenge? All you have to do to play along is use the sketch to make a  layout and post it in our gallery. And you could win a gorgeous bundle of goodies generously donated by those lovely folks at Merly Impressions.

Here's this month's sketch, designed by the wonderfully talented Lisa Saunders.
You'll find the full details of the competition here.

(PS - we had some teething issues with the upload process, so if you've already played but don't see your entry in the gallery please do resubmit).

Have fun and good luck!