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Below are the links to my most favourite craft shops.

The Ribbon Girl


It's a little Aladdins cave of delights.
I tend to make a simpler style of card but I do love ribbons and lace and here you can find an amazing selection of both. But it's not just ribbon and lace you'll find here...flowers, pins, pearls, buttons, twine to name just a few.
You're guaranteed a fast and very friendly service from Mary and her daughter Andrea.
They have a blog HERE where you can get inspiration from their amazing DT,and they also run weekly challenges with fantastic prizes.

This is where I buy (almost) all my rubber stamps from, the on line home of  Sugar Nellie. The stamps are made from grey rubber and are unmounted. They are the best quality around, and range from super sweet and cute to more quirky images. They also produce some as digi images...for an instant 'sugar fix'.
Their customer service is excellent and they are super quick at getting orders processed and posted.
There is also the Sugar Nellie blog where you can read about new releases and events, and the design team post on here so there's always lots of inspiration to be found.
There is also a fortnightly challenge blog called The Sugar Bowl. Follow the sketch and use any Sugar Nellie image and winner chosen at random wins their choice of any 4 Sugar Nellie stamps.
Should you fancy a trip up to Scotland then there is also a bricks and mortar shop, Paper Crafts Boutique, which can be found at Unit 2, Southfield Shopping Centre, Elgin IV30 6GR. Tel: 01343 548864.
Opening times are Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.

Owned by the very lovely Jill and my first stop for crafty supplies. The web shop has been closed for a while as it was being updated, and is now back with a fresh new look...very classy and stylish. 
The Hobby House stocks a vast array of  papers and stamps but the embellishments are out of this world!
Although I am somewhat challenged when it comes to adding embellishments and I tend to go pretty clean and simple, I love pearls...and the Hobby House is pearl heaven :)
From adhesive pearls in differing sizes and all the colours of the rainbow, to pearl brads in classic white and ivory to mixed colour packs, also in different sizes. New to the webshop are fantastic pearl swirls, these are so beautiful! Also available in rhinestones. You can also find the most exquisite rhinestone ribbon sliders..these are really of the best quality and sparkle like diamonds. 
Along with pearls and rhinestones there is a fantastic range of ribbons, flowers, pins, buttons, brads, and metal embellishments..phew! 
Along with the webshop there is also a bricks and mortar shop which is well worth a visit:
The Hobby House Limited, Station Road, Tetney, Nr Grimsby, N.E. Lincolnshire. DN36 5HY
Tel: 01472 815191. Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.