Craft Focus - February / March 2021 (Issue 83)

59 TRIED & TESTED REASONS TO STOCK • Everything included in one convenient box • Easy to use • Quality materials • Festive design (but many more available) • Can be stocked with craft kits or with stationery products THE PRODUCT If you have a product you’d like us to test, get in touch via Craft Focus reader Isabella Owen did some Christmas crafting with Craft Buddy’s festive Crystal Art notebook kit. Here’s what she had to say … CRAFT BUDDY Established in 2011, Craft Buddy Ltd is a leading trade supplier of arts and crafts kits to the UK, Europe, and the rest of the world. The company is so well known for its DIY arts, craft and hobby kits, in particular the Crystal Art and Forever Flowerz kits. +44 (0)20 3417 6565 Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a Friendly Snowman ! This fabulously festive Crystal Art notebook kit comes complete with everything you need to re-create the smiling snowman and his little robin friend in sparkling, Crystal Art. With everything you need to complete the wintry scene included in the pack, this is a great kit and a sparkling addition to the Craft Buddy Crystal Art collection. HOW TO USE IT “The kit was amazing! It took me a about three hours to complete. The instructions were easy to follow and the crystals were a little fiddly but easy to stick on. I’m so pleased with the results.” The technique is similar to painting by numbers. Each crystal art notebook design has a numbered, adhesive template. Using the magic pick up pen (included), simply lift up the coloured crystals and place them on the corresponding numbered dots. The technique is relaxing and therapeutic, and the result is a beautiful piece of rhinestone art which you can keep or gift to loved ones. They are suitable for ages six and up. Each notebook contains 50 lined pages and is approximately 26cm x 18cm in size. A TOUCH OF sparkle