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Retailer Spotlight: Crafting Space - We are Miriam and Jacky, cousins and founders of Craftingspace.

Retailer Spotlight: Crafting Space - We are Miriam and Jacky, cousins and founders of Craftingspace.

26th January 2023
Crafting Space is a German E-commerce store that supplies Poly-Props and other craft materials, founded by cousins Miriam and Jacky. We had the opportunity to talk with Miriam and Jacky to learn more about Crafting Space and what inspired them to begin the company.We are Miriam and Jacky, cousins and founders…

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Artist Spotlight: Nathan Rose

Artist Spotlight: Nathan Rose

26th January 2023
Nathan Rose is a prop maker and sculptor with over 30 years of theatrical experience. He creates sets and props for contemporary and modern plays and has worked for a number of UK theatre companies including Nottingham Playhouse and Leeds Playhouse. Nathan also runs his own forums and takes on…

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Retailer Spotlight: ‘Foamtastic’-"These products give a perfect finish, and we wouldn’t be able to imagine crafting without them

Retailer Spotlight: ‘Foamtastic’-"These products give a perfect finish, and we wouldn’t be able to imagine crafting without them

12th January 2023
Retailer Spotlight provides coverage of Poly-Props retailers around the globe! Foamtastic is a retailer based in the Netherlands and supplies our products to the crafting and cosplay community. We ask Foamtastic about their business, goals and favourite Poly-Props Products."De Foamtastische Huiskamer (or ‘Foamtastic’) is a versatile hobby and crafts store…

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Bad design?! A lesson in procrastination and complacency.

Bad design?! A lesson in procrastination and complacency.

28th October 2022

Foam clay has become one of the biggest products in crafting; certainly in cosplay. When Poly-Props Ltd made the decision to add this product to our offerings, I was tasked with creating the product label. Yes. That monstrosity of a label was created by me. Yes, I am ashamed, and it took me around 3/4 years to change it.

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18/03/2020 COVID-19 update

18th March 2020
Poly-Props is continuously monitoring the situation around COVID-19 and we are already making steps to ensure continuation of service through the difficult times ahead. We have changes here to protect our staff as well as our customers.Suspension of Click & Collect ServiceTo ensure the health of our staff and customer…

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What exactly are the Crafting Legends?

What exactly are the Crafting Legends?

11th November 2018

What are the crafting legends and how do I become one?! A brief history of the clan of artists making an impact on the creative scene!

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Crafting Legend: R31 Studios

Crafting Legend: R31 Studios

9th November 2018
What or who got you into crafting? This would be after my first time at a convention. The wife had seen an advert for MCM comic-con in London and we saw that people dressed up for it but boy did we underestimate by how much! Seeing all the impressive builds, costumes…

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