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The Team

Artfull Crafts has grown from a home-based business into a fully fledged commercial business, running out of the small city of Timaru, New Zealand!

OWNERS

Liz and Graham Gregory

Liz started Artfull Crafts in 2007, after working for many years as a school teacher. In 2015 Graham joined the team fulltime! His background in electronics, software engineering, computers and websites has been of great benefit to the business.

Liz has been making hand-made cards for many years, but has also developed a strong interest in scrapbooking and beyond the page projects. Her designs are colourful and creative, and exude the energy and joy that makes up her personality. Graham is yet to get crafty!

Liz and Graham have a strong faith in Jesus Christ and love to share the good news of the gospel.

 

EMPLOYEES

Juanita Patrick

Juanita has been with Artfull Crafts since 2009. She was a regular customer when we opened the shop in the house, and became Artfull Crafts first employee. Juanita is a very keen crafter - enjoying both cardmaking and scrapbooking. Juanita is an American import who married a nice Temuka lad over 20 years ago!

Juanita's works part-time and manages the store when Liz and Graham are off on their adventures!


 

Lisa Ryder

Lisa was born in Timaru and still lives here with her husband and daughter. She loves creating with paper, paint and photos and her style is best described as eclectic, with a love of mini-albums, hand-crafted home decor items, and BTP projects.

Lisa is joining the Team, working Saturdays and other days as required. Find out more about Lisa on her blog www.sleepingspines.blogspot.co.nz

 

Vicki Howey

Vicki has a husband and two children and lives in Temuka. She's an Aussie import - but we like her anyway! She used to own a scrapbooking store in Temuka for a couple of years - so she has a wealth of product knowledge and excellent people skills.

Vicki has been working on a casual, part-time basis since 2009.
 


DESIGN TEAM

We have a wonderful line-up of crafting talent who blog and teach at Artfull Crafts events.

The 2015 team is listed below. Please click on their names to be taken to their Artfull Crafts Pinterest Pinboards.

Betsy Clark

Christine Bonifacio

Lisa Ryder

Juanita Patrick

Megan Gourlay

Michelle van Oudtshoorn

Debbie Ryan

Vonni Lane

Diane van Diepen

 

TUTORS

Betsy Clark

Betsy lives in beautiful Geraldine, NZ with her husband. She has grown-up children and enjoys being a grandmother of many! She's a respected member of the South Canterbury community - involved in her local church and in teaching craft classes with us at Artfull Crafts.

Betsy's cards are exquisite and much-admired. Her work can be found in Kaisercraft Workshop magazines (under the name Miss Betsy). She really is NZ's top cardmaker!

Check out her work at www.bestofbetsys.blogspot.com