Giveaway Result

July 6, 2011


I’m so excited that my first giveaway has gone well and I get to announce a winner today!   Thanks to everyone who took part in this months giveaway, I loved reading your answers. In the end I couldn’t make the decision without a hand from fate so names were drawn from a hat!  I hope […]

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The Crafty Crafter – Tresor Belle’s Richa Walia

July 3, 2011


Ah the joys of children and weekend boredom. Apologies that Crafty Crafter is a little late The Duckling and I were spending quality time. That  and a wonderful performance of Shakespeares Much Ado at Delepre Abbey yesterday means that I have been unable to post until today. Onwards! I’ve long been fascinated how some people […]

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Flitting With The Hobbyist – In Brief The Big Bead Show

June 30, 2011


As regular readers of TBH will know I attended Bead Magazines Big Bead Show at the Telford International Centre on Saturday. I think it’s safe to say a fab day was had by all. I had so much fun talking to the stall holders that I nearly forgot to buy anything! Never fear though I […]

Tuesday Review – Hobbyworld.TV & Bead.TV

June 28, 2011


I may have mentioned a few times (ahem) that I was to go to Bead Magazines Big Bead Show on Saturday. I’ll have more to say on that in Thursday’s Flitting With the Hobbyist post, but I did want to talk about one aspect of the show today and that was my decision to subscribe […]

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The Crafty Crafter – Fizzy Popov’s Fiona Nichol

June 26, 2011


The Crafty Crafter is a little late this week as I was browsing The Big Bead Show at Telford International Centre yesterday. More on that on Tuesday. This week I definitely have a treat for you. I’m completely in love with the work of Fiona Nichol and would be surprised if by the end of […]

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The Tuesday Review – Trinity Brass Co

June 21, 2011


Today I’m moving away from magazines and books to review a  product range. Trinity Brass Co™ produces findings made in solid brass with a  variety of finishes and designs from stamped pendants to filigreed connectors  in finishes from antiqued gold and copper to vintage patina. Their range is extensive and very on trend right now. […]

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The Crafty Crafter – Mangle Print’s Amanda Colville

June 18, 2011


If you have been regularly reading The Crafty Crafter you may recognise the names Amanda Colville and Mangle Prints  and this is because both of the interviewees so far have mentioned her as the friendliest Folksier and her work as inspirational. If you look at the slide show of her work below you will see […]

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