Hi Hollowers!

Wow! Have I been bursting to tell you this news!! I am thrilled to announce a partnership between HH and AFCI who are the trade body for the Creative Industry and the organizers of Creativation; this means not only will we be the go-to place for all the Creativation news but lots of new things coming next year so stay tuned here for all the updates.  You will want to make sure you are getting email notifications here on the blog and also on our YouTube channel, click here to hop over; hit the subscribe button and ring the bell for notifications we will have an all access pass for all of our Hollowers!

Here is our first ever press release so you can read all about it!

The Association For Creative Industries (AFCI) is pleased to announce The Hedgehog Hollow as the official media partner of AFCI and Creativation. Through this partnership, members of the trade association will receive discounted professional videography and photography services with The Hedgehog Hollow throughout the year and for Creativation, the Association’s annual conference and trade show.

The Hedgehog Hollow, a lifestyle and crafting blog, was founded by creative industry influencer and AFCI Member, Alexandra Stapleton-Smith. Initially the home for paper crafting tutorials, The Hedgehog Hollow has grown into not only having a successful blog and engaged social media platforms; but also a photography and videography service provider with industry leading equipment and editing capabilities. Leveraging her background in Global Business Development Alexandra also offers creative consulting and social media management to grow your business to the next level.

“Our partnership with The Hedgehog Hollow will save our members money on global media and production services in a time where digital content is critical, which makes them an incredible partner,” says Jason Baum, Director of Membership, AFCI.

The Hedgehog Hollow’s services are expansive. They offer promotional content video services including, full tutorials, teaser, branding and launch material. They also offer full service photography and videography including cinematic B-roll and slow-motion footage as well as live HD broadcasting to YouTube and Facebook. AFCI members will receive discounted rates and exclusive package offerings both at the Creativation show with booth tours, live broadcasts and new products showcase videos; as well as with an in depth media offering throughout 2019. AFCI’s partnership with The Hedgehog Hollow will begin immediately.

“The Hedgehog Hollow is thrilled to team up with AFCI as their official media partner,” said Alexandra Stapleton-Smith, Founder & CEO. “We are excited to bring new and innovative cinematography methods to the creative industry and look forward to supporting AFCI members in growing their businesses and being a one stop shop for Creativation news and coverage.”

AFCI members can get more information about the services offered by The Hedgehog Hollow by visiting the member benefits link on www.afci.global.

The Association For Creative Industries (AFCI) is the premier trade association for the global creative arts products industries. AFCI strives to deliver innovative high value services as we support our Members who provide products and services to educate, entertain, and inspire creative consumers. Our Members include the manufacturers, retailers, distributors, designers, educators, digital content providers, professional makers and DIYers, and other creative professionals that comprise the $36 billion+ creative arts industries in the United States alone. For more information about AFCI, membership, or its annual Creativation trade event, visit www.afci.global.

The Hedgehog Hollow is the home of a British family creating on the US side of the pond near Cleveland Ohio. Founded in April 2017 by Alexandra Stapleton-Smith they have grown from a mom-blog to emerging small business and Alexandra won the 2018 Highly Commended Prize for the Young Business Person of the year at the Craft Industry Awards. They are the premiere creators of creative industry video content and tutorials, alongside a unique offering of business consulting, social media, blogging and cinematography services. The Hedgehog Hollow also offers a global crating subscription box with regular and special edition box offerings. Alexandra has created the perfect home for all things crafty and creative. The Hedgehog Hollow helps you prepare for every event, holiday and special moment in life by showing you simple steps to create something you’ll love. Whether you’re starting your crafting journey, you are a seasoned pro or you are looking to expand your business with excellent content, The Hedgehog Hollow is the place to be. Visit: www.TheHedgehogHollow.com

Thank you all for your continued support of the Hollow, have a lovely evening; as always happy stamping!

Alexandra & The Prickle