Craft Buddy unveils winter Crystal Art collection

Santa, snowy scenes and cuddly polar creatures come to the hit arts and crafts brand in time for the cold snap and Christmas gift-giving season

Written by Rhys Thomas

Posted 18.09.2019 | Products

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The Christmas gift-giving season just got a lot more sparkly as Craft Buddy releases its brand-new collection for AW 2019, featuring cards, framed kits and LED displays.

Following on from Craft Buddy’s licence signings with Anne Stokes and Animal Club International, the company has expanded its Christmas collection with festive penguins, reindeers and polar bears, alongside everyone’s favourite festive fellow, Santa Claus.
The new range of cards includes an on-trend and insta-worthy Christmas Llama, and for traditionalists there is the stunning Winter Stag, with its proud antlers rising above a gorgeous winter backdrop.
The new licensed signings feature prominently in the range. Animal Club International’s bespoke artwork taking pride of place, with cuddly animals adorn the cards with kittens, puppies, and horses to choose from. Likewise, world renowned fantasy artist, Anne Stokes’ creative fantasy work is also on display as the ‘Dragon Gift’ card sees a new-born dragon burst through a Christmas themed gift box.

Santa by the Fire - a favourite design with retailers tipped to be a winner with Crystal Art fans
Ticking higher price points is Craft Buddy’s range of Framed Crystal Art kits starting at 20x20cm and increasing to 90x65cm. With designs including Snowman Cottage, Polar Express, and Christmas in The Fores, thee collection includes a wide variety of creative and colourful designs. A stand-out is Santa by the Fire, which has wowed Craft Buddy’s trade retailers with its intricate colouring – set to be a firm favourite with fans of the range.
Other releases include the expanded LED Crystal Art range, featuring interactive display options as LED backdrops complete the awe-inspiring designs. Top designs include Home for Christmas, Small Town Christmas, and Pets by the Fireplace.
“We are absolutely thrilled to announce our Autumn and Winter Collection for 2019,” says Gary Wadhwani, co-director at Craft Buddy Ltd. “Since having opened our doors for our Trade Open Days in July and given trade retailers a sneak preview, the comments we have had about the range have been incredibly positive.
“We know from experience that the Crystal Art range is extremely popular amongst crafters, with some of our customers even saying that they have gifted completed designs to their friends and family due to the high quality of the product.”

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