Create and Craft announces partnership with Personal Impressions
Peterborough's Create and Craft, the UK’s leading multi-channel craft home shopping retailer, are thrilled to announce their partnership with one of the UK’s leading brand managers and distributors in the arts and crafts industry; Personal Impressions.
Specialising in papercrafts, card-making, scrapbooking and journaling, Personal Impressions represent over 70 brands. Their sister company, Country Love Crafts specialises in an assortment of ready-to-decorate craft shapes. Combined, both organisations provide a vast product offering of over 35,000 products covering multiple genres within the arts and crafts industry.
Lindsay-Jane Vines, Create and Craft Managing Director, commented; “This powerful partnership between Create and Craft and Personal Impressions promises to take the craft world by storm. Through this relationship we will be able to bring even more inspiration and product innovation to the channel, working together to not only feature Personal Impressions’ globally recognised brands, but also in supporting their smaller, niche and new to market brands they represent too.”
Ray Napper, Personal Impressions Managing Director remarked; “Both Personal Impressions and the brands we represent are very excited to be working with Create and Craft TV. The collaboration epitomises our shared values of creativity, innovation, inspiration, education and supply and ultimately it will be an effective way to build business, boost awareness and break into new markets. Now enthusiasts will be able to buy craft products in their own home after watching inspirational demonstrations and in easy-to-buy bundles with the added option of payment plans.”
Crafting Live craft show makes its
first visit to Malvern this March
The award winning Crafting Live show is coming to Malvern for the first time this spring, with a two day crafting event taking place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March 2018.
The event will take place at Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, and will be open 10am-5pm on the Saturday and 10am- 4pm on the Sunday. The general entrance prices are adults £5, concessions £4 with additional offers available for those buying full weekend tickets and those who are members of the Create and Craft Club. And that’s not all; every advance ticket purchased is eligible for a FREE GIFT* worth £15 to collect from the show, plus every guest will get a £5 voucher** to spend online with Create & Craft too. Tickets can be pre-purchased from the Create and Craft website, or on the door on the day: www.createandcraft.com/gb/buy-tickets
The original and multi-award winning TV craft channel, Create and Craft TV, will be filming at the show, as well as having their famous goody bags for sale at their stand and a range of other favourite craft products at unbelievable show offer prices. Keep your eyes peeled as there will be the chance to meet some of your favourite crafting celebrities over the two days too, including Stephanie Weightman, Nancy Watt, Andy Love, Dean Wilson, Martyn Parker, Loen Love and Mel Heaton amongst others.
Throughout Saturday and Sunday, customers can visit a vast range of exhibitors stocking stamps, dies, decoupage, fabric, ribbon and much more. Crafting Live is also home to a huge and most importantly, FREE make and take area that can be booked on the day to take part in. A number of well-known crafters will be running these sessions and will allow you to take your finished project home with you. The make and take booking point is open from 10am each day and booking is essential.
You won’t want to miss out on what we know will be a fantastic craft event. Head to Three Counties Showground on the 24th and 25th March for an abundance of crafty inspiration and education at Crafting Live Malvern!
* Show advance ticket on entry for your gift, one per ticket.
** £5 off any purchase over £25 excluding P&P. Voucher valid until 8th April 2018, one per person.
Disney Peter Pan Craft Collection launching on Create and Craft
Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning- We're off to Neverland! Following the highly successful launches of other Disney craft collections including Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and Dumbo, Create and Craft has once again teamed up with Character World to bring their customers the latest range of Disney branded crafting products. Disney Peter Pan will launch late March 2018, marking the film's 65th anniversary since its 1953 release.
This brand new craft collection includes character dies of the adventurous Peter Pan; the boy who never grows up, the Darling children Wendy, John and Michael who befriend Peter and accompany him to Neverland, Princess Tiger Lily who Peter saves from the evil Pirates and Tinker Bell; the fairy who is Peter's best and most loyal friend. These character dies feature alongside coordinating embellishments, cardstock collection, stamp set and character and background scene pads.
All of the dies from the range have been made using the most detailed die technology. The dies incorporate essential detail, to enable crafters to get the truest likeness to each Disney character POSSIBLE through precision cutting. Using these alongside the coordinating paper pads and stamp sets enables both beginners and experienced crafters to create the same professional results.
Stephanie Weightman, Creative Director at Create and Craft said "We are thrilled to be launching this fantastic collection of craft products inspired by the characters from Disney Peter Pan. These characters are loved by young and old and the designs in this collection are ideal for creating projects for all occasions. We are so excited to be giving our customers the opportunity to bring the Disney magic to life through their crafts."
Danny Schweiger, Joint Managing Director at Character World, said: "We're really pleased to be working with Disney and Create and Craft TV to manage the launch of this new range of licensed crafting products. We've worked hard to ensure the products and experience will be the same high quality that customers have come to know and love from ourselves and from Disney."
Don't miss the World launch of the Disney Peter Pan craft collection, late March 2018 on Create and Craft TV (Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813). To see the full range of Disney products available on Create and Craft, visit: www.createandcraft.com/gb/disney
Tattered Lace celebrate
5th Anniversary at Create and Craft
Award-winning brand, Tattered Lace are celebrating their 5th anniversary with 10 days of new product launches and unmissable prize draws on Create and Craft!
Tune in from Monday 19th February to see Stephanie Weightman and Nancy Watt introduce the Sweet Nothing Collection, Pick of the Week. Featuring brand new shaped interlocking labels, ovals, rectangle and hexagon designs, the dies consist of beautiful intricate lacy patterns which include flourishes and diamond lattices with stunning cut out detailing. Incredibly versatile, they can be used in a variety of ways from over the edge cards to double gatefolds, stepper cards and interlocking cards.
The launch of the Tattered Lace Blockbuster on Thursday 22nd February at 7pm comprises of the Floral Fantasy and Picture Perfect Collections. Designed especially for the Anniversary event, this charisma based collection of flowers and fantasy intertwined, features cute characters which will blend beautifully with elegant flourishes and floral stems to create striking borders.
The party continues on Friday 23rd February with the launch of the Tattered Lace Anniversary Blockbuster! Featuring 3 swing easel apertures, a lace heart, circle and square, each with nested designs containing Baroque and Rose elements, plus a set of border and flourishes and a CD ROM, the Floral Fantasy collection is a must-have for all crafters.
What's more, don't miss the Tattered Lace Anniversary Special which consists of the Brother ScanNCut Special Edition machine and the Tattered Lace Shaped Cards Vol 3 USB with 20% off for Create and Craft Club Members!
Purchase any of the main promotions during the Anniversary celebrations and you will automatically be entered into a prize draw to WIN a day at Tattered Lace HQ! Plus add 2 or more items to your basket (one of which must be a Tattered Lace product) and you will qualify for FREE P&P with the code TL5*.
Embroidery machine with built in Disney designs exclusively launching on Create and Craft
Fabric crafters and Disney enthusiasts are in for a treat with the exclusive launch of Brother Innov-is M240ED Embroidery machine on Create and Craft this February. The machine features 125 built-in embroidery patterns, including 45 designs featuring Disney characters, as well as being compatible with a wide variety of third party designs. The machine will exclusively launch on the channel on Friday 9th February.
The 45 Disney embroidery patterns include characters from Disney movies such as; Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Frozen, Aladdin, Little Mermaid, and Winnie-the-Pooh, DisneyoPixar movies such as; Cars, Finding Nemo and Toy Story, plus classic Disney characters such as Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
As well as the 125 built-in embroidery patterns, the M240ED Embroidery machine is packed full of additional features including;10 built-in fonts, a 3.7" LCD touch screen to easily design directly from, a 10 x 10cm embroidery area and much more (see below for more details).
This brilliant machine is set to launch LIVE on Friday 9th February on Create and Craft TV, demonstrated by the fantastic guest demonstrator Sarah Payne who will be showing viewers all its wonderful features in action.
Tune into Create and Craft on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813, watch live at www.createandcraft.com and use social media to keep up to date with the latest shows, news and crafty gossip.
Mother's Day makes
at Create and Craft!
With Mother's Day just around the corner now is the perfect time to start looking for ideas and ways to make your mum feel special, and what better way to show her you care than with a handmade card or gift?
From beautiful, floral papercraft designs with a British Country Garden theme to lavish dies and sentiments from award-winning brand, Tattered Lace. You will find a superb selection of suitable products and bags of inspiration in Create and Craft's, Mum's the Word event which launches at 8am on Sunday 4th February.
What's more, purchase anything before 7.59am on Monday 5th February and you will automatically be entered to win a fantastic craft bundle worth over £250!*
Create and Craft is available on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748, Freesat 813, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.