Meet The Design Team

Meet our fabulous design team.  We're so pleased to have these talented designers working with our products - take a look at a few of the examples of their stunning work and their latest posts for our blog, tutorials, techniques and product reviews.

We can’t wait to see the amazing designs they will be creating with our Papermilldirect card and paper! We’re also delighted that they will be regularly contributing posts right here on our blog!  Ideas a-plenty for all of you to be inspired by with your paper crafting.

If you use our card and paper yourself, please share your work over on our Facebook page and do leave links to your blogs so we can find you easily.

Barbara Daines

Barbara Daines

I’m Barbara and I live just outside the beautiful World Heritage City of Bath with my lovely man, Alan, and our German Shepherd, Finn. I have two fantastic ‘grown-up’ sons, one beautiful daughter-in-law and an amazing grandchild, Eva, who was born in 2013. I have crafted all of my life in one way or another. From the age of 15 I had a great little cottage industry going with hand/machine knitted & crocheted garments and interior design. This continued until…

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Angela Dodson

Angela Dodson

I'm passionate about papercrafting; I love playing with colour and great quality materials, so being chosen for the Papermilldirect Design Team was a dream come true for me. I'm happiest when crafting and sharing my ideas - there's always something new to discover and create. I am also a Design Team member for Trim Craft.

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Sylvia Ames

Sylvia Ames

My name is Sylvia (or Sylv to my friends). I live in beautiful Somerset with my husband and two very hairy rough collie dogs. Originally from Yorkshire I am a Yorkshire lass at heart. Crafting has always been a part of my life in one form or another and my style is anything from clean and simple to getting inky and messy. I love trying out new products and techniques, and am proud to be on such a talented design…

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Sandie Dunne

Sandie Dunne

I'm a happily married SAHM to 4 school-going children who loves the tranquility and therapy which comes with using a craft knife. I have been papercrafting for about 4yrs. I started out scrapbooking and then fell in love with mini books. I also love to alter items.

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Nicole Mullen

Nicole Mullen

I love to craft and create and love nothing more that disappearing into my craft room for hours on end and creating anything from cards, mini albums, wedding and party invites, working on mixed media and altered art. I have been paper crafting for about 5 years now. My craft room is quickly becoming too small for my needs it seems! I recently got a Silhouette as an amazing birthday present, and I love using it with Papermilldirect card and…

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Stacey Slark

Stacey Slark

Hi I'm Stacey. Designer by day, paper florist by night. Creative, crafter, paper enthusiast. Love crafting away in my little studio, I find it very therapeutic. Live in Washington, Tyne and Wear with my fiancé/craft assistant. My Cricut machine is my sidekick and helps me craft my beautiful floral pieces and paper gifts.  Owner of SPEC florist, www.specflorist.co.uk

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Ruth Hamilton

Ruth Hamilton

I live in Northern Ireland with my husband and two grown up sons and have been papercrafting for many years. I have been using Papermill card since I began and am delighted to be part of the Design Team. I am also on the Design Team for Tonic Studios with a range of my own floral punch designs and find the Tonic products work really well with Papermill card and paper. I design for Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine each month…

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Wendy Johnson

Wendy Johnson

Hi I’m Wendy and I live in the beautiful Peak District in Derbyshire with my husband.  My mum got me interested in card making 7 years ago and since then my passion for all things crafty has grown.   I love to use stamps, dies and also my Silhouette Cameo to create cards, gift boxes or anything I see that inspires me.  I find crafting really relaxing and spend a lot of my time in my craft room (or daft room…

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Lisa Sumpter

Lisa Sumpter

I have been paper crafting since 2010 and still enjoy it now as much as I did back then – if not more so! My card making style is clean and simple and I also enjoy the challenge and the results of making 3D projects and home décor items. I use my Silhouette Cameo and Portrait for even the most basic cards I make as I love the versatility and clean cuts that they provide. My favourite seasons to craft…

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Nessa Stokes

Nessa Stokes

Hello. I am Nessa-and I love to craft! I was thrilled to be asked to join the Papermilldirect design team and I am looking forward to sharing lots of crafty ideas with you. I am married with one grown up daughter,We live in a little village in the English countryside-we have an assortment of animals and if I haven't got glue in my hair I have usually got hay!I work part time in a specialist dementia Unit,the work is more than challenging…

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Sharon Nettleship

Sharon Nettleship

My name is Sharon but I'm known as Shary in the craft world. I started crafting seriously about 12 years ago and it seems to have grown! I have 4 children, 2 of which have flown the nest and 2 are still in school. Married to Rob my very understanding hubby for 13 years. We have a golden lab/retriever called Milly who is part of the family and my constant shadow. I spend my crafting time making cards and 3D…

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Craig Laird

Craig Laird

I'm Craig and I'm 29 from Carnoustie in Scotland. Crafting is my passion especially paper crafts. I suffer from Crohn's disease and have done for over 20 years, I believe crafting keeps me well as it helps to keep my mind occupied and relaxed. I'm very lucky to currently be on Hunkydory Crafts design team as well as being supplied by Stix2 adhesives with all their products, I adore their adhesives. I have in the past been on both Kanban…

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