I live in the northwest of England, and am owned by 5 cats and a dog. I think I have been crafting most of my life. From stringing beads as a child to cross stitch, card and jewellery making and more recently soap, and I am never happier than when I am making something.
Coming across Stampin Up was a revelation. A well established company, Stampin Up takes the effort out of trying to co-ordinate colours with a delightful range of cards, papers and inks in a range of colour sets. There is also a wide selection of beautiful stamps with in many cases co-ordinating punches.
I joined Stampin Up purely as a way of buying card for making boxes for my soap and body products. The starter kit included the fabulous scoring tool and the cutter, both of which make box making a breeze. I have a huge amount of fun using the stamps and punches to make cards and decorate my boxes, and can lose hours playing with card and ink.