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Ribbons, trims and braids are a fabulous way to add pattern and texture to handmade cards. Barnett Lawson has a huge range of products with endless creative possibilities, allowing crafters to add a touch of magic and charm to their personalized creations. This 65mm wide, silver, sparkly lace trim would make an excellent addition to a card making project that is looking for an extra dash of elegance and glamour. Its shimmering texture subtly catches the light, creating a beautiful visual effect that instantly draws attention. It can be used as a continuous length or cut up into individual motifs to suit your needs. For further information, email: sales@barnettlawson.co.uk or visit: https://barnettlawson.co.uk

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Introducing your new creative companion, the STABILO Pen 68 MAX. With its chisel tip, you can easily create precise outlines and colourful designs from a selection of 24 vibrant colours. This versatile colouring pen offers two line widths, 5mm and 1mm, making it perfect for sketching, colouring, and adding details. Its water-based ink also allows for aquarelle effects and offers 12-hour dry-out protection. Take your artwork to new heights with the STABILO Pen 68 MAX. For further information, visit: www.stabilo.com/uk

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Yeti is a super soft and easy to work with fluffy, faux fur yarn perfect for creating snuggly toys, cuddly blankets, cosy accessories and garments. The fluffy texture means there is no need for fancy stitch-work, making it ideal for beginners. Available in a selection of vibrant colours and soft pastel shades, this chunky yarn is a fur-tastic addition to any stash! Visit: www.cygnetyarns.co.uk

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I love these whipped cream soaps from AW Aromatics! The creamy texture glides smoothly over your skin, creating a rich lather that effectively washes away impurities while leaving your skin feeling refreshed, moisturized, and delicately scented. It contains moisturising properties that help to hydrate and revitalise, leaving your skin soft, supple, and beautifully scented. These soaps are even cruelty-free, paraben-free, SLS-free, and vegan-friendly.
Visit: https://www.aw-aromatics.com/wcsul

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Pentel has taken gel ink to a new level, with the launch of Mattehop, a range of eight different coloured gel pens which produce brilliant results not only on conventional paper, but also coated surfaces and even photos. Mattehop has highly opaque ink that looks like matte plastic when dry, giving an intense finish unsurpassed by conventional gel pens. The eight initial colours are black, red, blue, green, orange, yellow, pink and sky blue, and more shades are on their way. Great for cartoons, bubble lettering and comic book-style illustrations Mattehop is also perfect for journals and scrapbooks. Available to retailers in a maximum impact counter display, Pentel is offering point of sale to support the launch, as well as an exciting video hosted on its YouTube channel. The recommended retail price is £2.60 per pen, and Pentel representatives are offering a great promotional deal to launch the product. Wallet sets will be available later in the year.

For further info, call +44 (0)1793 823 333 or email: salesoffice@pentel.co.uk

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Ideal for those who enjoy sending attractive correspondence out to friends and family, the latest gift envelope sets from Clairefontaine's Pollen brand incorporate an assortment of seasonal Christmas designs, including Polar Christmas, Nature Christmas and Traditional Christmas. Each set contains two 11cm x 22cm envelopes and a sheet of accompanying stickers.

For further info, call +44 (0)1553 696 600, email sales@exaclair.co.uk or visit the website: www.exaclairlimited.com

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Storigraphic has taken a rhythmic direction with its latest design collection of products, the newly launched Sessions Series. Inspired by the transformative power of music, the company has translated melodic snippets into pattern form to create a design series of graphical beats. Radiating summer vibes with a bold colour palette, this cross-category collection features six prints and patterns across sustainably-produced homeware, stationery and accessories. 



Email roz@storigraphic.com or visit the website: https://storigraphic.com

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Make this fun roll-up case to keep all your sewing essentials safe and sound. The packet contains everything to complete the project, you just need a sewing machine or a needle and thread. The design is printed on organic cotton and inspired by Cornish cottages at Christmas time.

For further info call +44 (0)1736 369 247 or visit the website: www.poppytreffry.co.uk

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Brand new from Leisure Arts is the new craft, Wood Stitchery, where wooden plaques have punched holes for stitching and some etched designs to create your own masterpiece. A large portion of the collection comes with a shadow box frame so you can display this as soon as the stitching is complete. Shown here is a picture plaque and a string art style framed design. Plaques retail for £22.99 and are 23cm in size, frames retail for £29.99 and are 27cm in size. Kits contain the wooden pieces plus cotton threads, needle and instructions.

For further info, call +44 (0)161 464 7310 or email: sales@solocrafts.com

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Tjhoko Paint, a proudly South African company, manufactures a water-based, self-sealing acrylic chalk paint. With a focus on incomparable quality and family values, each carefully crafted Tjhoko Paint colour is named after one of its team members. The Tjhoko Paint holding company, Paint Master, has been manufacturing high quality decorative paint products for more than 21 years! The non-toxic properties and formulation of Tjhoko Paint means it can be used on virtually any surface and in virtually any environment, from children's nurseries to interior and exterior spaces and everything in between – with no wax or sealant required. Tjhoko's matt finish paint becomes UV and water resistant by simply applying the Clear Glaze.

Email support@tjhokopaint.ie or visit: www.tjhokopaint.ie