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Guest Host for Creative Cards - Chloe
Can you remember the very first card you made?
Yes I can totally remember the first card I made - it was a stamped butterfly coloured with coloured pencils mounted onto an A6 card with some handmade paper and glitter glue! I think my Gran might even still have it!
Who is your inspiration in the craft world?
I would have to say it would be my Grandma, she's the one who got me started crafting from when I was about 7 and really inspired my passion for stamping. She's very arty too and does lots of different crafts - over the years she has done mosaics, painting, teddy bear making and lots more!
When do you come up with your ideas & designs?
I'm constantly drawing and coming up with new ideas, I just love playing with new goodies! I tend to draw for myself first as to what I want and can envisage on a card or finished project then go from there and one design tends to lead to another!
What was your first “when I grow up I want to be….?”
That's a difficult one! I guess I've always loved crafting and one thing kind of lead to another, and now I get to craft and share my passion for craft everyday which is fabulous!
Do you have any pets?
Yes I have four gorgeous Golden Retrievers, Rodney, Elsa, Millie and Sunny.
When you are not crafting and doing all things glitter what else do you fill your time with for fun?
I love going out walking with the dogs, especially up to the coast which we are very lucky to live near! I also enjoy watching the football - Newcastle obviously!!
Describe your perfect Christmas day?
For me a perfect Christmas Day would be spent at home with my family, hopefully with some snow outside.
Do you get nervous before going on TV?
I always tend to get a little bit nervous before going on TV, usually on the journey down trying to make sure I've remembered everything for my demos!
What is it that you think makes Hochanda Stand out?
I am really loving working with Hochanda, there is such a fantastic atmosphere at Hochanda HQ. I really love how the channel is so demo focused too, so we get the opportunity to share with you at home lots of ideas and inspiration as to what to do with our products.
What’s next for Chloe?
We're busy working on lots of amazing products that we'll be bringing to Hochanda, I'm so excited but it's all top secret so I can't say yet - sorry! What I can say is that it will be packed with sparkle and something a little different from the norm!
Do you love crafting like Chloe? Tune in to Hochanda every day 24/7 for lots of fun and crafty demonstrations! Watch our programmes live > Hochanda.com
You can also tune into Hochanda on Freeview channel 39, Sky channel 663 or Freesat 817.
Join the Celebration! Tonic Studios have joined the Hochanda family, and to welcome them we will be launching a week extravaganza from the 30th March at 8pm - 9th April 8pm. Expect lots of brand New Products, Exclusive Mega-deals, Giveaways, Offers and more!
Who Are Tonic Studios?
Tonic Studios specialise in creating innovating die cutting, stamping and scrap-booking products for the paper craft community. With a passion for design and manufacture, they have an extensive range of products which allow you to build a collection of top quality craft projects.
In the 15 years since Tonic Studios has been established the product design team has developed many products to provide additional user utility. Tonic's ever expanding range of dies has helped bring us to the forefront of paper crafting with some of the most detailed, versatile dies available on the market. Tonic has expanded its knowledge of crafting products over the last few years to create a new brand of products called Nuvo.…
We are attending the Festival of Quilts 2017 and we're giving you the chance to win some amazing prizes. Subscribe to our mailing list below to be entered into the draw and see below for details of the prizes. You can also enter the draw by visiting us on stand D5 during the event. Loading... 1st Prize - Husqvarna Viking Designer Jade 35 Sewing & Embroidery Machine with 5 year warranty - WORTH OVER £1000
3rd Prize - Slimline Lamp by The Daylight Company -WORTH OVER £100 4th Prize - Garment Steamer by House of Alistair - WORTH £99.99
We also have a number of runner up prizes from Crosspatch, Angela Daymond, Colouricious, Crafty UK, Empress Mills, Juberry, Quilters Trading Post, Quilting Antics and Totally Patched.
Tune in to our Daisy Chain Designs show on Friday 18th August to find out if you've won …
Our first ever live roadshow at Create It, Kent Event Centre was a huge success! On behalf of all our team members at Create It- from producers, buyers, to TV operations and TV presenters, we had a great time.
All team members did a fantastic job of ensuring everything was prepared and ready for everyone who attended the show, to have an enjoyable, interactive experience from the very entrance. We can't keep it to ourselves just how amazing the two day craft show was, so even if you did miss out this time you'll still feel apart of it with what were are about to show you!
From 9am both Saturday and Sunday, the show was ready to open it's doors to all ticket holders. With large space to walk about freely, craft lovers had the chance to glance around their favourite craft stalls, sign up to Make and Take's to attend later on in the day and grab a cake and coffee ready for our first show of the event to begin.
By 12 midday, the showground was packed with excited faces all ar…