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DaliART joins the Hochanda Family!

We’re super excited that Dali Graham is bringing the vibrant DaliART brand to the Hochanda family! Make sure you don’t miss Dali’s shows this Monday night at 8pm and again on Tuesday at 9am, 12pm, 4pm & 7pm! 

Dali Graham, the owner of DaliART is enthusiastic and passionate about all things crafting; making DaliART a brand for all levels of crafters. With an aim to bring unique high quality products to the crafting market place at a great price, Dali joins us with an incredible One Day Special that you will not want to miss!

“Having crafted for a number of years I have launched my own range "East meets West" taking inspiration from Indian colours textures and designs.”  

Showcasing her beautiful range of stamps, stencils, dies and mediums you can expect to see memorising demonstrations inspired by the colours, textures and designs of India. Dali recently collaborated with Pentart, a specialist in mixed media products from wax paste, express transfer medium, paints, and even 3D effects which you’ll be able to see LIVE throughout her shows!

“I will be joining the Hochanda family to share with you lots of techniques using stamps, stencils, dies and lots of mixed media projects. Hoping you will craft alongside me and find some inspiration from the shows.”

Here is a sneaky peek of just some of the inspirational demonstrations to come during her shows;




Don't miss Dali’s amazing DaliART which launch on Monday 5th September at 8pm and on Tuesday 6th September at 9am, 12pm, 4pm & 7pm as she shows you all of the incredible tips, trick and techniques using her products!

You can watch Hochanda live online, Sky channel 663, Freeview 39 (6am - 9pm) or Freesat 817.

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