Thursday 30 January 2014

PCG Today! - 30th January 2014

Today's New Members

Premium Supplier No: S300114110
Crafters Boutique
Crafters Boutique is a handmade crafts Marketplace run by crafters, for crafters. We launched at the start of October 2013 following the success of our Facebook Craft Networking page Craft-A-Thon.

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Another Premium Member Feature Page is LIVE!

Minerva Crafts!

See it here

PCG Newsletter - 30th January 2014

Current News from the PCG!

January 30th, 2014 Dear PCG Members!

It's been a while since our last update but in that time we have been super busy here at the  PCG. I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas and were able to recharge those creative batteries a little and that the New Year got off to a good start for you all.

The end of 2013 saw us introducing the members area on the PCG site and also a fabulous revamp to our directory of members so that you are all now in categories in alphabetical order. I hope that you agree that this was a great improvement.

Other changes that we already have for the start of 2014 are as follows:

The PCG Committee (consisting of myself and four Guild Members) has leaped into action and we have already started on some great changes to how the Guild works with more to come. You may have already noticed a couple of our committee members posting on our Facebook page with useful and interesting information as well as offering shares etc. This will hopefully continue and we aim to bring you some very exciting new features including Q & A sessions with various experts.
The Committee consists of:

  • Myself
  • Sarah O'Connell from The Crafty Magpie who is one of our Supplier Members
  • Kerry Chumbley from Paperama who is one of our Premium PCG Members
  • Louise Oakes from Elsie, May and Bertha who is one of our PCG Members
  • Nicola Smith from A Handcrafted Business who is one of our Supplier Members
Business Information and Tips
We now have new sections in our members area that offer a growing range of information that could be useful for your business as well as marketing tips and other articles. It is certainly well worth a look and will keep growing so do check back every so often.

Premium Member Feature Pages
Our Premium Members (both supplier and member) should have all received an email this week with a form attached regarding our new feature pages. Each Premium member is now entitled to a FULL PAGE on the PCG site to advertise their business. You can see examples of a member page here and a supplier page here. If your email went astray you can download a copy from the Premium Members section in the Members Area. These pages not only provide you with an extra URL for your business but are a fabulous advertisement. Standard members are welcome to upgrade at any time and can find the application forms on our site along with a special discount offer to all Wow Thank You and Crafty Magpie store owners. We will shortly also be offering this discount to members who belong to Nicola's A Handcrafted Business site.

Member News
Before Christmas we helped one of our members procure a large order from a huge PLC. They went up against large print houses and not only won the order but the customer was extremely impressed with the service and quality. It was wonderful to be a part of the negotiations.
Congratulations to Claire from Heartfelt Occasions! You will definitely be receiving one of our special 'Reviewed and Approved' by the PCG badges.

As always we would appreciate it if you could help us to promote the PCG in every way you can. Linked member pages on sites, printed certificates etc at events, mentions on Facebook and Twitter and Forums. All of these would be fabulous.

I think that about wraps it up for now. Remember that you can always contact me either by email or through Facebook, twitter etc.

All my best,

Tuesday 28 January 2014

PCG Today! - 28th January 2014

Premium Member Feature Pages have arrived!

If you are one of our Premium Members you should have an email from us in your inbox today. This is because we have just launched the new Feature Pages on the PCG website. 

This means that those with an upgraded membership now have a FULL PAGE to themselves on the site along with the featured and general listings on the category pages. You can see an example here:

Here is a quick screen grab
So don't delay, get those information forms back to us so that we can get your page live! Premium Supplier Members can add 15 images to their pages as opposed to 9 for Premium Members.

If you are a Premium Member and your email has gone missing you can download the feature page forms from the Premium Member section in the members area.

If you are a standard member you are welcome to upgrade at any time via the application pages on site.

Monday 27 January 2014

PCG Today! - 27th January 2014

Today's New Members

Member No: 270114516
Annette Jones from Tilly-Minx Vintage
who creates Vintage inspired accessories for special occasions in the UK

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Member No: 270114517
Tracy Reid from Siskin & Reid
who creates Handmade Gifts, Accessories & Homeware in the UK (coming soon)

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Member No: 270114518
Tracy Henderson from Handmade by Purple Poppy
who creates Handmade name garlands/bunting, cushion covers, bags, purses, hand made gifts in Ireland.

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Premium Member
Member No:  270114519
Karen J Creed from Lola & Hoot
who creates Textile products, featuring original applique designs in the UK.

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Member No: 270114520
 Linda shuker from Apollo And Artemis Crafts
who creates hand crafted gifts and crafts for all, soap. bath bombs, knitting, sewing in the UK.



Friday 24 January 2014

PCG Today! - 24th January 2014

Today's New Members

Member No: 240114513
Harsha Chavda from Tashan Jewellery
who creates Handmade unique jewellery from semi precious stones, glass beads and other materials 
in the UK.

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Member No: 240114514
Lucy Young from Button Fayre
who creates Handmade artisanale in France.

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Member No: 240114515
Carolyn Rimmer from Craftycalcreations
who creates hand crafted products in the UK.

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Monday 20 January 2014

PCG Today! - 20th January 2014

Today's New Members

Member No: 020513440
Kerry Chumbley from Paperama
has upgraded to Premium Member Status!

Kerry creates 100% Hand-Cut Paper Art Keepsakes
100% Hand-Cut Paper Art Keepsakes

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Member No: 200114511
Clare Charvill from My Creative Spirit
who is a Paper Craft Designer and Educator offering bespoke paper craft designs taught through on line and crafters workshops in the UK.

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Member No: 200114512
Sara Gates from Mitcheldean Soap Ltd
who is a Handmade traditional soap maker in the UK.


Thursday 16 January 2014

PCG Today! - 16th January 2014

Today's New Members


Member No: 160114510
Emma Sheppard from Card Therapy
who creates Handmade-cards and papercraft art
in the UK

Wednesday 15 January 2014

PCG Today! - 15th January 2014

Today's New Members

Member No: 150114509
Christine Judge from Cosham Crafty Club
in the UK
Card making and Scrapbooking wokshops.


Thursday 9 January 2014