OUR BRICKS AND MORTAR SHOP
We are a team of mum (Jo) & daughter’s (Aly & Sam) + Pauline, Sean (Sammys boyfriend), Alecia and sisters Gemma & Shannon. We have a unique Arts and Craft store based in the small town of Morrinsville, in the Waikato. There are a number of aspects to our store that make us different to other craft stores in New Zealand. We not only stock a huge range of products for the many facets in the Art & Paper crafting worlds but we also design and manufacture our own range of Chipboard shapes, Mdf cutouts, and Acrylic shapes using our own Laser Cutting Machine! We also produce a range of unique Quote Sheets, Prints, Cake toppers and Party / Wedding Invitations and Stationery, that are not available in any other store! We have many wonderful project kits available as well as Classes which are held regularly in our classroom in store. We pride ourselves in being a friendly, knowledgeable, creative and fun ladies, who love crafting, designing, creating, getting our hands dirty and generally making a big mess when we work!
Our physical store is located on the main street of Morrinsville (201 Thames Street), it is easy to find – right on the main street by the central pedestrian crossing! Our staff are knowledgeable and happy to share that knowledge with you and do our very best to ensure you get the correct information to enable you to get great results from all your work
OUR WHOLESALE BUSINESS - 3QUARTER DESIGNS
This is another unique aspect to our business! We are the owners, designers, manufacturers and distributors of our own range of Designer Paper and Chipboard Collections for Scrapbooking and card making as well a range of other paper goodies from acetate, tag sheets, and Ephemera Books! We produce everything in store and package and distribute from there too!
Every member of the team has a role in 3Quarter Designs:
Jo – is an owner and is the head of the Design team! She creates all the example layouts that are found on the back of the scrapbook collections!
Aly – is an owner, Graphic designer, and printed. She designs all the papers and designs you see, as well as prints them so they look perfect colour every time!
Sean – is in charge of administration, she runs the website and handles all the orders and exporting of the items overseas to our stockists around the world
Sammy - is in charge of guillotining the papers down to size and packing them
Shannon - is in charge of the laser machine and cuts all the chipboard for the packs.
Gemma – is another Graphic Designer, and Printer and she has designed many of the tag sheets as well as our annual calendars! She also prints and trims the products to size!
Pauline – is in charge of packaging the products up as well as quality control, order picking and NZ freight. Pauline is also on the design team and create the cards on the back of the card collections!
Alecia - is another graphic designer who is brand new to the team and will start creating new designs in the near future!