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Get In the Christmas Spirit with Craftfoam

The season of good will is almost here, which means it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to ‘trim up’ to help spread some Christmas cheer. So, to help you get into the spirit of things, we’ve pulled together a couple of ideas for festive, family friendly creations to make from Craftfoam over […]


Colourful Spring Creations with Craftfoam

The weather in Britain over the past few months has been somewhat unpredictable. So when the half-term break from school arrives at the end of May, it might be wise for parents to prepare for keeping the children entertained indoors, just in case. So to help you keep the kids busy, we have pulled together […]


Creepy Craftfoam Creations to Try This Halloween

The spooky season is upon us and people up and down the country are getting ready to welcome trick or treaters or preparing to host a party in celebration. To help you get into the spirit and turn your home into a house of horrors, we’ve been pulling together few ideas on what creepy creations […]


Win £100 Worth of Craftfoam!

We’re giving one lucky follower the chance to WIN £100 WORTH OF CRAFTFOAM! Popular with crafters as it can be easily cut, shaped, moulded and modelled, Craftfoam is perfect for arts and crafts projects that require a strong, rigid and versatile material. Craftfoam is also great for use in modelling and Cosplay costume creation, as […]


One Lucky Winner Receives £100 Worth of Craftfoam in Recent Competition

Catriona Hutchinson from East Sussex is the lucky winner of Facebook competition to win a box of Craftfoam worth £100! Catriona entered the competition run by manufacturer Panel Systems and was picked at random from over 100 entries. Craftfoam is made from extruded polystyrene, which is rigid and strong, yet the uniform closed cell structure […]

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Five tips for using Craftfoam to make your own stage props

  Finding stage props that are affordable with the right design can be a challenge so often it’s easier to make your own. Craftfoam can be used to create spectacular props, from castles to pirate ships and medieval columns to huge brick walls, the possibilities are endless. It is a popular choice for creating stage […]


Cosplayer is Craftfoam competition winner!

Sammi McSporran is the lucky winner of the competition to win a box of Craftfoam worth £90! Sammi from Telford is a keen Cosplayer (where players wear costumes and accessories to represent a particular character) and regularly uses Craftfoam for creating props and armour. Her top tips are always to test paints and glues on […]


The many different uses of Craftfoam

As part of our spotlight on our Foam Fabrication & Distribution Division, our latest blog focuses on the many uses of Craftfoam – a highly versatile material made out of extruded polystyrene. Craftfoam is often specified where there is a requirement for a reliable and strong, yet lightweight material. Here are a few applications where […]