Tell us the three most important things about you
I am a lecturer of Maths, so I enjoy teaching and helping people but I also enjoy trying new things, especially crafting.
Pandas are my favourite animals.
Fun Random fact, I used to be a cheerleader.
What inspires you to craft.
I love creating personalised, thoughtful gifts. I like to make gifts that people remember rather than just spending a lot of money.
What is your favourite craft?
I enjoy using paper craft and vinyl.
What is the last thing you made and what did you love about it?
The last things I have made were Harry Potter themed presents for my best friend. They included hairbrush personalised with vinyl; chocolate frog box with personalised wizard card and badges. I loved the look on my friend’s face when she saw the wizard card in the chocolate frog box. Something so simple was her favourite present, as it was full of thought and personalised to her.
When do you craft?
I mostly craft on weekends or sometimes after work, as I am a Lecturer.
Most loved craft tool (apart from your cutting machine!)
A tool I am really looking forward to is the We R Memory Keepers Foil Quill coming out soon! This fab invention means you can add foil to your designs with your cutting machine. Since this isn’t out yet, My current favourite craft tool is my HP Printer with Instant ink. It is great for doing print and cuts with my Silhouette Cameo. It is a great way to make sure you are never out of ink when you need it as when you are running out of ink HP send you another cartridge. If you use this link -> (try.hpinstantink.com/lQ2br) you will get a free month if you have a qualifying printer.
Best piece of advice for someone just starting out with their cutting machine?
Use social media. Youtube has lots of videos to give you ideas and advice. Also, join Facebook groups for your machine as you can ask questions and see other people’s projects.
What is your favourite one of our files and why?
Ooo, tricky question. I love the pop up dinosaur card. I love the fact that it is 3D.
Apart from ours which is your favourite webpage to get files from?
I like getting files from design bundles, as they have great bundles by theme and also have some fab free designs.
Thanks Rachel 🙂 If you would like to follow Rachel on her social media follow the links below!
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