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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... and Search Press is hosting another free virtual art and craft festival to get everyone into the Christmas mood!
Search is bringing you a whole host of amazing Christmas fun for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own sofa. Join in from Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th November on the Search Press Facebook Page. It's completely free and there will be demos from some of our popular artists and crafters.... read more
Posted: 25 November 2021
Are you ready to go to Frankfurt? First, Christmasworld, Paperworld and Creativeworld will open their doors from 28th -29th January to 1st February, 2022 and present their product ranges for seasonal decorations, paper, office supplies and stationery as well as hobbies and handicrafts. Ambiente will follow from 11th to 15th February, 2022 with its focus on the table setting, kitchen and housewares, furnishing and decoration accessories, living concepts, gift articles as well as jewellery and fashion accessories.... read more
Posted: 23 November 2021
Crafterama at Ally Pally is an exciting new retail event at the iconic Alexandra Palace in London taking place on 12th to 13th March, 2022.
Stamp Addicts started Stamperama in 1998 as there was only one other art stamp show at the time and have now expanded into Crafterama which is a two-day event encompassing more crafts such as resin art, needle felting, die cutting and so much more.
Supported by HOCHANDA TV, expect a fun, friendly and interactive event.... read more
Posted: 18 November 2021
ExaClair Limited has revealed the latest addition to their line-up of prestigious luxury Jacques Herbin inks, named Shogun. The ink was developed in collaboration with international fashion designer, Kenzo Takada, who sadly passed away last year, not long after the partnership with Jacques Herbin had begun. Thus, the ink pays homage to the iconic designer.
Recognised worldwide, Kenzo Takada was one of the most renowned fashion designers of his generation. His exceptional style combines a variety of multicultural inspirations with a distinctly Japanese touch. Alongside a creative development team he founded K (pronounced K-3), a luxury brand dedicated to the art of living.... read more
Posted: 16 November 2021
Lavinia Stamps is delighted to be a finalist in the west Cheshire and north Wales Chamber of Commerce Recognition Awards for 2021 in the Business Growth Award Category sponsored by Nat West Bank.
Lavinia Stamps was established in 2005 when founder artist Tracey Dutton started to design stamps for the card making industry and they have never looked back.
Over the last year Lavinia Stamps have increased their business by over 130 per cent and now export to over 35 countries worldwide, direct to individual retail customers, and specialist independent retailers... read more
Posted: 11 November 2021
The new Christmas collection invites crafters and stationery lovers of all abilities to spread festive cheer with hand-made cards, crafts and gifts - all made with love. Home For Christmas from Violet Studio, a brand from global craft business Crafter's Companion, features products to entice everyone from beginner makers to expert crafters. It includes pom poms, stamps, stickers, ribbon, paper pads, toppers and much more. Plus comprehensive kits with all the materials to craft home-made Christmas cards, gift wrap and decoupage designs.... read more
Posted: 9 November 2021
With Halloween now around the corner, arts and crafts enthusiasts are set to scour the internet for the most original "DIY" pieces to show off, and certain days of the year feel craftier than others, a new study has found. The study, conducted by Design Bundles found that last year Halloween, with an average of 14,800 searches per month, was the second most popular holiday based on the volume of internet searches for crafts inspired by the event, second only to Christmas, which received 18,100 monthly searches.... read more
Posted: 4 November 2021
Bostik's #BluHacks TV advertising campaign returns for another year, promoting alternative uses of its iconic, reusable adhesive, Blu Tack®. Supported with a huge £3/4 million budget, viewers will see a mixture of 30 second and 10 second adverts airing from now until 17th December on Sky TV.The Blu Tack® campaign aims to drive frequency of purchase by highlighting the product's multitude of uses, or #BluHacks, that make everyday life that little bit easier. Whether you're removing fluff from clothing, levelling a picture frame or fixing a wobbly table, there's a #BluHack for that!... read more
Posted: 2 November 2021
The London Stationery Show has reported a successful event for its live show held in October, with both visitors and exhibitors alike reunited with friends, colleagues, and clients.According to the team, it didn't take long before stationery buyers were placing orders face-to-face, keeping up to date with current trends and getting hands-on with new products. Alex Butler, Event Director, says, "Having had a tumultuous two years, we were ecstatic to finally get back to the Business Design Centre and bring the stationery community together once more."... read more
Posted: 1 November 2021
The Knitting & Stitching Show is the UK's biggest textile event and will take over Halls A, B, C, M and Q at Harrogate Convention Centre from 18th-21st November, 2021. Opening hours are 10am-5.30pm daily (closes 5pm Sunday). Whether you're an expert stitcher or a complete beginner, the show offers inspiration, education and fun for all. Hundreds of hands-on workshops are the highlight of the Harrogate show and the popular Creative Living Theatre programme will be packed with free demonstrations.... read more
Posted: 28 October 2021