Thursday, 2 July 2015

Birthday Demo Day: The Demonstrations

Hi bloggers, today we want to share with you what our demonstrators will be demoing at the Shop's Birthday Event. With less than a month to go we are busy getting things ready for the big day and we are hoping lots of you will be able to join us this year!

We currently have 10 demonstrators confirmed for the day, with lots of different techniques to show you, so let's dip in and see who's doing what.....

Christine Emberson from Spellbinders

Christine is an international ambassador for Spellbinders and also a design team member with Scrapbook Adhesives for 3L.

Christine will be inspiring us with the new die cutting release from Spellbinders, providing you with some great tips and techniques.

Kim Dellow - freelance designer

Kim is a freelance designer who has had work published in numerous craft magazines and is currently a design team member for Practical Publishing and Craft Stamper.

Kim will be demonstrating the Project Life range but not in terms of scrapbooking but cardmaking! Kim will also be using the new Tim Holtz distress colours to make her cards pop with colour!

Paula Pascual - freelance designer

As a freelance designer, Paula has published articles in numerous magazines, published two books, worked as a creative designer for Sizzix releasing a range of die cuts as well as designing a range of stamps for Personal Impressions.

Paula will be providing some great inspiration for using the new dies from the latest Sizzix release with lots of die cutting tips and techniques.

Stamping Caz - Designer

Caz loves to craft and is currently a design team member for Karen Burniston's range of dies for Elizabeth Craft Design.

Caz will be going back to her stamping roots demonstrating the new ombre ink pads from Hero Arts using some new Hero Arts stamps as well.

Charry Wijers - Designer

Charry has long been a firm favourite demonstrator at Crafts U Love events and has been inspiring us with her beautiful cards and scrapbook layouts.

Charry will be demonstrating the new Crealies dies including the brilliant Create-A-Card range, lots of different card designs to inspire you to make something different!

Alex Kamann - Designer

Alex has also demonstrated and hosted many classes with us at Crafts U Love, with features in magazines and on numerous craft blogs.

Alex will be inspiring us with the new Christmas release from Memory Box to start getting us in the festive spirit early!

Karen Maccoy - Actress and designer

Karen has been crafting for many years alongside her years in the theatre/ commercial appearances. She has featured at many Crafts U Love demo events and runs numerous classes.

Karen will be demonstrating the Susan Tierney die collection with Elizabeth Craft Design. Be inspired by her intricate card designs using the beautiful flowers and country themed die cuts.

Sue Millard - Designer

Sue has been crafting for many years and absolutely loves anything vintage and distressed! Sue has featured at many Crafts U Love events and also teaches vintage classes at the shop.

Sue will be demonstrating the Lindy's Stamp Gang embossing powders, showing you how to make some beautiful backgrounds for cards and other projects, including an embossed glass jar!

Jo Wojcik - Designer

Jo brings her unique European design eye to her creations and introduced the Sospeso decoupage range to us at Crafts U Love. She loves to craft and has featured at numerous Crafts U Love demo events with regular classes at Crafts U Love.

Jo will be demonstrating the Tonic Studios shutter die cuts alongside her fabulous demonstration of the Sospeso decoupage range.

We will also be joined by a representative from Chameleon pens to demonstrate how to use these colour changing pens. You may have seen these pens featured on Create & Craft and we now have been lucky enough to finally get our hands on them. These pens will change the way you colour forever!

So the line up for the big day is looking great if we do say so ourselves. There is definitely something for everyone. Plus there will be lots of other activities on the day including the Charity Auction with some great lots up for grabs. Keep an eye out on Facebook for a few sneak peeks of what you could bid for......

If you have any questions about the event, demonstrations or how to get here, just send us at email at

Look forward to seeing you there!

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