Always looking to add interest and character to create sensational designs, Lavinia Stamps has just released a new product - Dinkles! Dinkles are dry, powdered inks that have been designed specifically for the Lavinia colour palette and they come in 20 stunning colours of pure vibrancy. Clean, vibrant, and transparent, Dinkles' pop on any light or white background, allowing you to create some magical, eye-catching and one of a kind designs.
Posted: 1 June 2023
This year, 87 exhibitors at Creativeworld donated high-quality painting utensils and handicraft accessories to the Frankfurt Children's Office. The donations in kind included everything a young artist's heart could desire, from canvases and stationery to brushes, paints and pens, modelling clay, stamps and stickers. Creativeworld will continue to be held at the same time as Ambiente and Christmasworld at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre: 27 to 30 January 2024.
Posted: 30 May 2023
The leading international consumer goods fairs Ambiente, Christmasworld and Creativeworld were held together for the first time at the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre in February 2023. Under the motto 'Home of Consumer Goods', the trade fair trio redefined the most important and biggest networking platform and formed the hub for the global consumer goods sector. In a short pit stop, Julia Uherek and Philipp Ferger answer questions and reveal what's planned for 2024 and what innovations exhibitors and visitors can already look forward to.
Posted: 16 May 2023
Corinne Lapierre loves bees and so do customers. Her Bee Linen Lavender Bag are so popular that she decided to design a bee-themed mini kit with a difference. Covered in buzzing bees and trailing leaves and flowers, this adorable Beehive hanging decoration would grace any garden room or could even be suspended from an indoor plant! The on-trend printed craft card recyclable box is packed with absolutely everything needed to complete the project including soft wool mix felt, DMC thread, a needle and toy filling. Detailed instructions and templates are very clear and easy to follow.
Posted: 12 May 2023
Manuscript Pen Company Ltd is excited to announce the launch of its globally recognised calligraphy products with new plastic free packaging. The sought-after product range will no-longer feature single-use plastic clam packaging, instead, Manuscript's much loved calligraphy products will be presented in 100 per cent recyclable cardboard offering a sustainable packaging solution. Eco friendly packaging is certainly becoming expected from buyers and customers alike.
Posted: 2 May 2023
SoloCrafts is pleased to offer more wonderful designs from their Lithuanian friends at RIOLIS! There are 20 new launches, but shown here are: By the River – RRP £62.99, and In the Garden – RRP £59.99. These counted cross stitch designs are stitched on Zweigart 14 count aida fabric and use RIOLIS' wool/acrylic embroidery threads. Offering a deeper colour and soft feel these threads are great for giving a true to life finish.
Posted: 20 April 2023
Clairefontaine has introduced a series of correspondence boxes to its extensive and colourful range of Pollen envelopes, cards and papers. Available in a choice of two delicate colours – green and pink, these new correspondence boxes contain 20 printed C6 size (11.4mm x 16.2mm) envelopes, which feature a fresh and attractive floral motif that depict the calming colours of eucalyptus foliage. The softness of these tones is combined with a watercolour effect for an elegant and refined feel to this luxury stationery.
Posted: 18 April 2023
Corinne Lapierre has once again been inspired by the wondrous natural world in the design of her new Beetle Appliqué Hoop Kit. Its shimmering shades and intricate forms caught her attention and imagination. "With a daughter studying entomology, I have discovered the incredible miniature world of insects, beetles in particular, with their marvelous patterns and colours," says Corinne. This new design will be the 12th in Corinne Lapierre's increasing range of bestselling Hoop Kits.
Posted: 13 March 2023
Fox & Butler – purveyors of luxury greeting cards – has unveiled its new collection of notebooks, journals and jotter pads marking the brands arrival into the premium stationery sector. Building on the success of the brand's launch at Spring Fair, the range has expanded to 65 cards in the collection which have proved to be a huge hit with retailers and consumers alike.
Posted: 8 March 2023
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced a licensing agreement with US-based family-owned fabric manufacturer Riley Blake Designs to bring RHS-inspired cotton quilting and sewing fabric to a large number of online and physical outlets worldwide. The range includes multiple products, from quilting fabrics (both by-the-yard and in various sizes of pre-cut bundles) and ribbons, buttons and trims (all coordinated with the fabric collections) to quilting and sewing patterns and a number of DIY project kits such as quilt kits, table runner kits and pillow cover kits.
Posted: 16 February 2023