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How Diamond Painting has taken the world by storm in 2020

The rise (and rise) of Diamond Painting in 2020 Many of you may have noticed how much more popular diamond painting has become in the last year. As a craft, it is one of the fastest-growing hobbies of 2020, and this is evidenced by the many Facebook groups, posts, and shops popping up seemingly everywhere!    Lockdown 2020 The UK, along with many other countries, was locked down in 2020, with people unable to leave their homes, even to go to work, school, or routine appointments. This, along with the Coronavirus crisis, has been the cause of a growing mental health crisis, with upturns in anxiety and depression being worrying trends reported in the media. At the same time, diamond painting...

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'How To' Guide on Choosing Sizes for Customs

Selecting the correct size for a custom kit is so important - you will want to avoid your diamond painting looking squashed or stretched in either direction, and this all eventually comes down to sizing. Whilst we are always on hand to offer advice on sizing if you are unsure, here are some of our failsafe tips to help guide you when ordering your custom kit: 1. Always be sure to order the largest size possible to get the most detail out of your chosen image. A family picture or one taken at a distance will not have the detail in the faces at smaller sizes such as 40x40. The two images below show the difference between a 30x40 (first picture),...

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Delivering during the Coronavirus outbreak: Our commitment

At The Diamond Painting Factory, we know how important receiving your kits as quickly as possible is at this difficult time. We also know how much this hobby means to you at a time when so much is uncertain. For this reason, we will not be closing our doors, but we do need to ask you to bear with us if you experience delays in receiving your order.  Contact customerservice.hobbyandcraft@gmail.com if you have any issues, and we will try our best to help! 

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'How To' Guide to Diamond Painting - Tutorial

There's no doubt about it: diamond painting is one of the fastest up-and-coming crafts of this generation. And with good reason, too! Diamond painting has been shown to enhance mindfulness, reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety, and promote psychological wellbeing.  As with anything, getting started might seem daunting. The concept of diamond painting really could not be easier, however. Starting with a canvas, you'll take the symbols from the picture, and check these against the guide (usually printed on the side of the canvas), to find out what number diamonds will need to be placed on squares containing those symbols. The diamond pieces come in numbered bags, which makes it super easy for you to locate the matching colour. Once...

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Diamond Painting News! Hobby and Craft UK becomes The Diamond Painting Factory!

The Diamond Painting Factory We have recently undergone a complete rebranding, including our url/domain, logo and company name. The transformation is now official - you can find The Diamond Painting Factory Ltd on the Companies House register! Why?Nobody was more surprised than us at how fast our diamond painting range took off! Having previously sold painting by numbers kits and a range of other stationery and craft items, we found ourselves primarily focusing on our diamond painting kits, including a flood of orders for custom kits!We were just as hooked. Over time we have made many amazing connections within the diamond painting community, honed our knowledge of the craft, and built a rapport with super-loyal customers who come back again and again for...

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