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.

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 was thrilled to win Cardmaker of the Year in 2016 and also design for T… read more

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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 … read more

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STACEY BONE

STACEY BONE

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.… read more

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Jane Gill

Jane Gill

I am a craft tutor, demonstrator and rubber stamp designer. After leaving art college, I worked in the publishing industry as a graphic designer/illustrator for many years. I came across rubber stamping by chance after my husband and I went to live in West Sussex. I discovered an amazing craft shop where not only did I find a job working in the sho… read more

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Keji Aofiyebi

Keji Aofiyebi

I'm Keji, the owner of Sequins and Petals. I am married with three children aged 17, 13 and 5. I have a degree in Art and design specialising in illustration. I didn’t use my degree for many years , 5 years ago I gradually started making my way back to art through the avenue of paper crafting. I now find myself paper crafting daily both hand cuttin… read more

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Karen Telfer

Karen Telfer

Hi, I’m Karen and I have been creatively crafting ever since I can remember. I first started selling some of my crafty pieces when I was 15 and I have taught craft to adults and children for many years. Now I teach monthly workshops in Guildford, Surrey, where we have a great time making cards, tags and journal pages using paints, inks, stamps, ste… read more

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Lesley Blamire

Lesley Blamire

I have been crafting from a very young age, my Grandad used to bring home paper from Croppers Paper Mill where he worked and I drew pictures and coloured them in. He took me on a factory tour when I was twelve and I was fascinated how the paper was made. I have always 'made things', I used to drive my mum mad if we went on holiday and there was a c… read more

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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… read more

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Sandra Dunne

Sandra 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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Jennifer Squire

Jennifer Squire

Hi, I am Jennifer, I have been making bespoke cards and card pictures for the last six years. I love papercrafting and it has enabled me to put my love of design and art to good use! If you want to see what I am currently making checkout my instagram square4752.

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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 prod… read more

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Vicki Poulton

Vicki Poulton

Hi I’m Vic and I live in Buckinghamshire. I have been crafting for about 15 years and I absolutely love making cards. You will find me most evenings in my craft room. I have two young girls who keep me busy in the day. I love nothing more than making cards and I have a slight obsession with card stock. Vicki has an amzing blog which you can view h… read more

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