Website of the popular British children's television program, packed full of wonderful, brilliant art and craft ideas for children to do and make.
Website aimed at encouraging you to learn and experiment with art materials. Contains a number of Art and Craft projects to do yourself.
A huge number of free craft ideas, arranged by category, with step by step instructions.
A UK focused resource with information written by experts about all types of crafts, from knitting and sewing through to candle making, home crafts and much more. Pick up new skills or brush up on long lost ones. Interesting craft projects for beginner and experienced crafters alike and videos that are perfect for people who like to see, as well as read, about a new craft or technique.
Loads of ideas! Website supported by Fred Aldous Ltd,
Go on and get your hands dirty! Dig into our unique collection of craft ideas and craft supplies for your project - cross stitch, gardening, home decorating, scrapbooking, quilting, kids' crafts, and much more!
If you love to make things, constantly have a project going in a back room, or cluttering up a kitchen counter, Make-Stuff has got all kinds of recipes, formulas, craft projects and ideas that you can make yourself.
Great range of products and online catalogue covering blocs, stamping, card packs, embellishments, glues, tools, templates and techniques.
Unit 6, Shorade Ind Est, New Street, Bridgtown, Cannock WS11 0DH
Tel: 01543 468434
Mob: 07855 833048
Major suppliers of art, craft & stationery products including big name brands. Based in Cannock in the West Midlands with excellent delivery to the UK. Suppliers to childrens nurseries, playgroups, out of school groups, schools, art groups, church groups, wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, etc.
Tel: 01455 557608
Mail order of quality art & craft materials, Glass paints & mediums, Ceramic & porcelaine paints, Textile and Silk paints & auxillaries, Acrylic mediums.
E-learning art course also offered. Work from home at your own pace with short courses by Claire Martin BA(Hons) PGCE Art Ed. or come to a Middlesex based workshop.
Lower Market, Guild Hall, Cardigan, Ceredigion SA43 1JL
Tel: 0870 1690003
Craft & jewellery making suppliers with a wide range of well-known products. Website includes many help pages with instructions on how to use most of the products & answering popular faq's.
Nice resource of fund raising ideas, craft materials and items for fetes, bazaars, parties, etc... Online and telephone ordering available.
White Post Corner, Greenway Lane, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 8ET
A regular Ebay'er who has created an online store (since 2003) in response to repeated requests from customers. Excellent range of products, low prices and good customer relations.
Craft shop with supplies for numerous crafts including scrapbooking, card making, cross stitch, painting and jewellery making. Also dolls house furniture, pocket money toys and party bags. Handmade craft kits in a bag, story bags and handmade party bags with contents are available. Scout and Guide Uniform suppliers. Workshops and children's parties.
Anthony Peters Manufacturing Company Ltd., Thorpe Road, Melton
Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1SL
Tel: 01664 411555
A one stop shop for the budding artist or creative youngster. A huge selection of art and craft materials all direct from the manufacturer and at factory shop prices, including paints, glues, brushes, pencils, chalks, stencils, face paints, papers, activity kits and party bag items. Open to nurseries, schools and the general public and a 10% discount privilege card is available for registered childminders, nurseries and playgroups.
Cowslip Cottage, Oxford Street, Evercreech, Somerset BA4 6HT
Tel/Fax: 01749 838679
Somerset family run business who spent considerable time researching products, suppliers and age groups before 'going live' with their company with a desire to provide a 'one stop' shop for those wishing to buy craft related kits, which are fun, interesting and educational. Printed catalogue also available on request.
Welcome to Crafts4kids the one-stop shop for getting creative with the children! Choose from over 400 quality products ranging from inspiring creative gifts (large and small), party and sleepover activities, rainy day activities & books, unique projects designed by artists and teachers and a wide range of arts & crafts materials. Great range for boys too! Gift wrap and gift vouchers service.
Quality craft materials at sensible prices
The Old Post Office, 24 Kidderminster Road, Wribbenhall, Bewdley,
Worcestershire DY12 1AG
Tel: 01299 403262
Fax: 01299 409301
A small family run business which stocks an extensive range of art, craft, and scrap booking products. They also organise craft fairs in and around Bewdley and run evening craft, scrap booking and card making classes throughout the week for both adults and children holding extra classes during half terms.
107 tledene, Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7 0YW
Tel/Fax: 020 8398 5218
Currently stock EK Success, Jolee's Boutique Stickers, Eyelets, Charms, Rub-ons, Stencils, Templates, Magenta, PSX, Stampendous, Woodware, Stamps Happen and other stamps, Zig Memory System pens and glues, Brushable pens, Embossing punches and other punches, Stickopotamus stickers, toppers, scrapbook albums, paper and cardstock as well as Klutz children's kits.
Craft Shop, The Lippiatt, Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, England BS27 3QP
Tel: 01934 744051
Fax: 01934 743184
"Find everything you need for your craft business or for the price conscious hobbyist"
Spirelli, Quilling supplies, Iris folding papers & cards, Decoupage, Dufex, Crafters Companion CD's & boards and much more.
37 Lever Sreet, Manchester, Lancs. M1 1LW
Tel: 08707 517 300
Fax: 08707 517 303
Art, Hobby and Craft Suppliers for film, television, retail and wholesale since 1886. Hobby, retail craft supplier, crafts, art materials, TV, stage, craft ideas, kids crafts, handicrafts, canework, calligraphy, glasspaint, glasswork, painting, pewter, copper...
Website also includes craft ideas to do at home as well as links to other great craft sites.
Friendly online shop for all your craft supplies - card making, rubber stamps, kids crafts, scrapbooking, jewellery making, and lots more.
A craft outlet site with lots of materials and equipment from pattern cutters to punches, brads and papers. Lots to there, and worth just browsing. Site also has a forum and gallery of ideas (in case you're stuck for some).
19 Superstores around the UK, selling virtually everything you might
want in the way of art & craft items, as well as a good source to just browse
around and get ideas. One of those places you could find yourself buying
more than intended to.
Stores also run 'hands on' demonstrations for various art & craft techniques.
Website includes craft ideas to try at home.
Suppliers of craft ideas for creativity, fun and specialty party packages for birthday parties and craft activities for children from 5 years up.
Resource for card making and other craft supplies, recommended by a customer. Site comments it is intended for all craft loving people the opportunity to temporarily escape the hectic life and enter a world of ideas, imagination and get inspiration for the next masterpiece.
Crafts for all ages to make and do! Favourites and new ideas, painting, drawing, embellishments, card making, scrapbooking, stamp sets, pottery and clay, jewellery making as well as sewing & knitting.
28 Stockwell Street, Glasgow, G1 4RT
Tel: 0141 553 1660
Fax: 0141 553 1583
Scotland's largest craft shop, offering a vast range of craft materials instore and online. Shipping available to the UK only.
Located in the pretty small town of Clare, Suffolk the shop is packed full of card-making and crafting supplies from the basic essentials to more unusual items. Can also order in more specific non-stock items for crafts such as altered art, mosaics, candles and glass painting. Online shop offers a fast, friendly and competitively priced service with free P&P on all UK orders over a set amount.
Suppliers of mosaic, ceramic, glass and marble mosaic for craft and any need. Able to supply in quantities of anything from 1 sheet (144 tiles per sheet, average ). Best ranges are Centino (circular tiles - different and fun), Vitrogres 25 x 25, Iridium and Opalescent with metallic colours running through them and the M2 range for bright colours.
Unit 57, Easton Buisness Centre, Felix Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 0HE
Tel: 0117 971 9927
UK supplier of pewter charms for your crafting needs.
Handmade paper from India supplied by mail order. Paper can be bought in full sheets, half sheets or quarter sheets. Pattern sheets will be e-mailed along with prices on request.
Pre-packaged kits ready for you to assemble. Ideal if you are short of ideas or where to start. They make great presents as well as being something that will keep children amused which does not involve the internet or television.
Online store supplying craft materials, craft kits and craft activities aimed at the parents, carers and childminders of children aged between 3 and 13for children.
A US based company offering something slightly different, a subscription based service. Purchase a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription and they'll post a different craft kit out each month. Projects cater for ages 4 up to pre-teens.
Considering the number of emails I get from their customers recommending this craft supplier site it must be good. Talk about personal recommendation!
A small Hertfordshire based family run business supplying their own craft kits and items for craft projects, particularly for children at pocket money prices. All kits have a practical value and come with clear instructions and everything needed, apart from scissors and glue. Items include scoubidous, pony beads, suncatchers, foam art and much more.
A family run business providing children's craft activities perfect for groups, parties or rainy days at home at excellent value. Each individual kit comes with everything needed for each child to complete their project without mess or stress! All the kits are designed to make something of lasting value which could be used for months after they were first created. Party bag fillers and gift sets also available.
90 Lyndhurst Avenue, Twickenham, Middx., TW2 6BU
Tel: 020 8255 7238
Suppliers of craft kits for children, including kits for parties, party bags and presents. They also have a range of gift boxes filled with a selection of their kits, these can be made to order, come in three sizes and two colours.
Jestique offer a large range of craft activities, ideas and supplies. From decopatch to pottery, jewellery making to scrapbooking there is a fun craft activity for everyone.
Suppliers of pre-packed craft kits for children suitable as party activities, party bags, birthday and Christmas presents and for those rainy days...
Craft and bear making kits for children and teenagers. No sew bear kits, craft workshops, craft parties and make a bear parties. We can also cater for kids fashion shows, face painting and balloon modeling. Packs are also available for people to run an event/party of their own.
Well established supplier of beads, jewellery components and findings
as well as children's wood and acrylic beads, elastic, cotton and
cord threads, etc. They also sell Fimo and Air Dry Dough modelling clays
along with all the tools etc.
Wholesale available to every customer. Mailorder catalogue available.
Well known family business who have been supplying lacemaking equipment since 1975, attending Lace days and supplying by mail order worldwide.
9 Newporte Business Park, Bishops Road, Lincoln LN2 4SY
Tel: 08707 560 520
Over 4,500 Cross stitch tools, kits, materials, threads and aida, as well as embroidery and tapestry kits and printed canvas. Products starting from under £1 and free
Specialists in supplying Cross Stitch Kits, Latch Hook, Rugs, Tapestry Kits and all the Accessories you'll need to help you complete your design. Maries Cross Stitch is a family run business that take pride in providing a personal approach and have built their site based on recommendations.
Extensive selection of textiles for craft, weddings, tablecloths.
Swimer Textiles Ltd, Union Mill, Vernon Street, Bolton
Tel: 01204 528 900 Phone
Fax: 01204 528 250 Fax
Supplier of loom state canvas (12oz 57/58” 100% White cotton canvas 40 meter pieces) for art and painting and also of coutil (60” wide in White) - a polycotton stiffener for bodices of interest to re-enactment groups and period costume designers.
Unit 38ABC, The Eagle Centre Market, Eagle Centre, Derby DE1 2AZ
Tel. 01332 365 745
Fabric retailer in Derby supplying material and fabrics for Craft, Theatrical, Wedding and Re-enactments.
Cardmaking, Scrapbooking & kids craft supplies at great prices, friendly service & fast delivery. Free UK P&P on orders over £20 & customer “shop & save” points scheme. Hints & tips, gallery, polls & lots more…
A family run business retailing crafts since 1990, beginning with a shop in the centre of Preston and expanding to become a leading mail order company in the papercraft field. Suppliers of all the latest card-making techniques at the best prices through our their regular catalogues and large stands at major craft shows around the country.
Chase Card Craft specialises in cardmaking and scrapbooking materials, and has an extensive range of peel offs. We are proud to host two very friendly and successful cardmaking clubs, where enthusiastic crafters of all abilities can meet to chat, exchange ideas and learn new techniques. We also arrange workshops and trips to major crafting events.
Scrapbooking & card making suppliers. Monthly project with monthly scrapbooking & card making kits. Order by 3pm to ship the same day.
Poplars Garden Centre, Harlinton Rd, Toddington, Beds LU5 6HE
Tel: 01525 875798
A long standing family run craft business with a large online store and an outlet currently situated within the Poplars garden centre with a restaurant . Craft materials for card making, scrapbooking, painting, sticking, jewellery making, punching, stamping, embossing, embellishing and much more!!
98 Brookfield Walk, Clevedon, Somerset. BS21 6YJ.
Tel: 0709 201 2386
Family run card making suppliers. Everything you need for card making in small quantities and ideal for enthusiasts. Specialists in mixed packs enabling you to buy lots of different things at low prices. Catalogue only available online.
A fellow card making enthusiast since 1997, selling card blanks, embellishments, rubber stamps, craft punches, etc. Fast service promised.
UK supplier catering to scrapbookers and card makers. Everything you need for your crafting ideas from beginner or an expert. Top name brands, fast delivery and friendly service.
4 Watson Close, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2PG
Tel: 01284 749609
Lots of card and scrapbooking materials for you to browse and gather inspiration from for those special occasions. New products regularly added.
Card making and scrap-booking supplier offering a full range of products and project ideas to unlock your creativity. Also have over 900 craft book titles to choose from covering a wide range of crafts.
UK family run suppliers for all card making and scrap booking products. Offering quality products at good prices and excellent service.
Site also includes ideas for card making projects that may be useful for a youth club session or two...
2b Pleasant Valley, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4AP
Tel: 07749 333305
An Alladin's cave of card making and scrapbook essentials and large selection of unusual embellishments and die cuts. From leading brand names and suppliers do, crafts, syntego, habico, doodlebug, daisyD's, impex, stix2 and many more.
Interesting craft site with their own handmade paper for all card designs and scrapbooking. Precut Sizzix shapes in quality card or their own handmade paper as well as craft bags for children's parties and holidays.
An online store where cardmakers and papercraft enthusiasts can find all sorts of bits and bobs to feed their creative habit. From ribbons and bows to puffy bears and crystallina strands. If it's not there you're welcome to suggest.
GlitterMonster Crafts, 15 Motts Close, Watton at Stone,
Hertfordshire SG14 3TR
UK based online retailer for crafts and card making
supplies. We are dedicated to providing quality craft items at br> reasonable prices.
Great value hand made card making supplies at affordable prices. An extensive range of hand crafted items for all your cardmaking and scrapbooking requirements such as toppers, card making kits, embellishments, doll kits and die cut shapes
Unit 1 Whitehouse Court, Broad Street, ridgtown, Cannock, WS11 0DA,
Tel: 01543 578670
Promising the latest crafts from America. Such as Hot Off The Press (Paper Pizazz), Kanban Cards and Paper, Making Memories, Gelly Roll Pens, Vellums, Paper Punches and more.
One of the largest craft shops in Redditch stocking an extensive range of card making and scrap booking supplies along with paints, embroidery silks and wools. A full itinerary of classes and workshops – shop online or in person for a great crafting experience.
Very large range of card making supplies from paper to embellishments and glues available wholesale and retail. Site offers lots of inspirations, ideas and projects for handmade greeting cards.
A family run business specialising in exquisite papercraft products sourced from suppliers operating a fair trade policy, and using environmentally friendly materials. Range includes a sumptuous selection of papers, skeleton leaves, and flowers.
On-line UK shop with large range of card making, craft and scrapbooking supplies at terrific prices with a fast and friendly service. Features include craft forum, the world famous “crafty cookbook”, scrapbook layouts and hand made card ideas.
Craft rubber stamps from Hero Arts & Inkadinkado. Postage and Packing FREE in the UK.
US site with active forum and ideas for scrapbooks, as well as selling scrapbook materials of all shapes and sizes. No information given on international shipping.
An internet only card making supplier for today's card crafter with the aim of supplying something different and contemporary. Innovative new products are being added regularly. Card toppers, embellishments, card stock, envelopes and more. Postage and Packing is FREE !
Large selection of candle making supplies from the waxes to gel, dyes and moulds. Selection of kits including those perfect for beginners and kids (with supervision).
Trading since 1981 and stocking an extensive range of candle making and card craft materials. Store also does candle making children's parties, workshops and specialist supply of candles for weddings.
14 Colburn Avenue, Caterham, Surrey CR3 6HU
Tel: 07973 625045
Browse an unparalleled range of candle-making supplies. Stock of pillar, votive and tealight moulds, wax, wicks, fragrance oil and Reddig-Glo colour chips - everything you need to make beautiful candles whether you are more experienced or just starting out.
Mosaic Patterns Online provides free patterns for mosaic projects. Included in the patterns is a photographic step-by-step instruction guide with a materials and equipment list.
The Magic Custard Company Ltd., Totom House, 70 Stanley Gardens, Acton,
London W3 7SY
Tel: 020 8740 8877
Fax: 020 8749 7347
Developed from a desire to bring life casting to as many homes as possible, The Magic Custard Company (responsible for the celebrity casts for breast cancer awareness) offers everybody the opportunity to produce their own castings in the comfort of their own home. Ideas include capturing children's young years regardless of where they are.
Supplying kits to make cosmetics at home and also offering workshops
and parties at their base in Hampton. Suitable for those aged 10 - 110,
groups can make cosmetics ranging from soaps, lip balms and glosses, to
eye shadow, mascaras, blushers and perfumes (age of guests dictates
products that can be made).
Unit 6, Thistle Industrial Park, Broxburn, West Lothian, Edinburgh,
Scotland EH52 5BB
Tel: 01506 863 982
Suppliers of the Snazaroo face paint range; individual paints, starter kits, special effects, themed kits and accessories. Themed kits are great for parties with easily enough for 10 full faces in each and a large selection of themes to choose from.
3 Rushton Road, Chaedle Hulme, Cheshire SK8 6NX
Tel: 0161 355 3052
Glass paperweight blanks for retail and trade. Agents to a trade company for glass paperweights which have a recess in the base to take artwork or thin craftwork.
48 Coningsby Road, High Wycombe, Bucks HP13 5NY
35/37 Tickhill Road, Maltby, Rotherham.
Large variety of quality materials for arts, crafts and hobbies as well as stocking a good range of equipment and material for card-making, scrapbooking and rubber stamping.
Supply mail order craft materials such as K&S metal, plastic card, scenery building products, tools etc. Established family run firm operating in the Stockport area since in 1975 and members of the Guild of Master craftsmen with ready advice from beginner to the more experienced discerning modeller.
[US and Canada with international shipping to the UK]
Cool stationary and party invitations: e.g. pirate map, wanted poster, pink camo, geisha, hawaiian luau, raggedy Ann prim, family tree, Noah’s ark, renaissance fair, alien, dragon, and many other stationery designs!
[NB editors note: be aware US standard size for stationary paper is 8.5" x 11" (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm) not A4 (210 × 297 mm)]
34 Beech Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9EL,
Tel: 0161 882 0010
Somewhere for people of all ages, but especially children, to go and paint their very own piece of pottery. Then have it glazed and fired in the shop. Wide range of pieces to choose from.
Tel: 0115 8753664
Based in Kimberley, Nottinghamshire Buzz Ceramics is a mobile unit that
covers a wide area! No need to visit a shop, they can be wherever you want
them to be - in your own home, hired venue, school or office.
They also organise public events where you can just turn up, get into the creative swing of things and paint!
33 Boxted Avenue, Essex CO16 7AE
Tel: 0845 833 9076
Haberdashery, rhinestones, lace, sequins, feathers, marabou, ribbon roses, ribbons & more.
43 Banbury Street, Talke, Stoke on Trent, Staffs, ST7 1JG.
One of the most comprehensive on-line haberdashery web sites in the UK. Over 17,000 products: 3,000+ ribbons and 8,500 buttons. Sample service available if you are specific about the colour you require.
Those that will ship internationally (eg the UK) are stated
Triq Karlu Galea, Victoria, Gozo, VCT2600, Malta
Phone: 00356 21 565445
Mobile: 00356 99 455427
URL: http://www.binkycrafts.com .
A large craft and stationery supply shop located in Victoria, Gozo, Malta and an online supplier to the Maltese islands and beyond. Supplying everything for card making, scrapbooking, glass painting, rubber stamping, embossing as well as accessories and tools for sewing, lace making, cross stitch and much more. They also offer a large range of magazines, newspapers and stationery for school, home and the office.
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