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Making and Marketing a Successful Art and Craft Business by Fiona Pullen

This is an updated version of Craft as a creative business first published in 2013. To begin with it is worth mentioning a little about Fiona she originally graduated in law but with a husband and young son decided she wanted to be self-employed. After much research she launched the website The Sewing Directory. Launched… Continue reading Making and Marketing a Successful Art and Craft Business by Fiona Pullen

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‘Folded Book Art’ by Clare Youngs, Book Review

35 beautiful projects to transform yourbooks-create cards, display scenes, decorations, gifts and more. I have been fascinated by book art since it first appeared on the scene about fifteen years ago. In those days it was more a technique used by artists but in the last few years it has become very popular in the… Continue reading ‘Folded Book Art’ by Clare Youngs, Book Review

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‘Flourish’ by Willow Crossley Book Review

Stunning arrangements with flowers and foliage by Willow Crossley published by Kyle Books £19.99 http://www.kylebooks.co.uk Willow Crossley is an inspired floral Stylist whose arranging style is wild and natural. As she says in the introduction to this book ‘ Foliage is the key; the more the better. I often have big containers at home filled… Continue reading ‘Flourish’ by Willow Crossley Book Review

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‘Pure Colour’ by Jane Cumberbatch Book Review

Picking up this book with its Marjorelle blue cover, fuschia pink endpapers and acid green graphics you know you are in for a visual treat. Stylist Jane Cumberbatch has created an inspirational source of colour inspiration. ‘Decorating a room is like painting a picture.’ As Jane says ‘There is nothing more pleasurable that starting with… Continue reading ‘Pure Colour’ by Jane Cumberbatch Book Review