Design Team

CrafTangles Design Team

Paru Mahtani [Design Team Coordinator] (Mumbai, India) 
Paru needs no introduction. She has been associated with us for over 6 years and has been a regular contributor on our blog. Since last two terms, she has been our blog coordinator and would again don the hat for t
he current term. Based out of Mumbai, India, she is a stay at home mom, a passionate card maker and a photography enthusiast who regularly showcases her work at Kala Ghoda Art Festival in Mumbai (one of the biggest gathering of creative folks in India). CAS cards have always been her forte, but it's the creative twists that she gives to her projects these days keeps us hooked. Follow her on social media below.

Swapna Patil (Bangalore, India) 
Another talented paper crafter from Namma Bengaluru, Swapna has been crafting for last 3 years and was part of our design team last term. She loves creating things that make someone happy and her CAS cards speak out for themselves. She blogs at The Dream Pages and is also part of the design team of ‘A Blog named Hero’ You can follow her from the below links

Shabneez Khan-Muztar (Essex, UK) 
Shabneez is from Essex, UK and as she says – she lives, breathes and dreams crafts. She joined us last term with our first open DT call. She works as a freelance craft designer and demonstrator in U.K. and works with many leading brands including Trimcraft, Sarah Hurley and Stix 2. She enjoys all aspects of paper craft and is proficient in scrapbooking, mixed media, stamping and is regularly published in craft magazines.

Rahmat Gouse (Macau, China)
Originally from India, Rahmat has been globetrotting for almost 15 years and joins us from Macau. She loves playing with stamps and finds creative ways to use them. This is clearly seen from the beautiful CAS cards that she curates. When she is not toying with stamps and creating gorgeous cards, she loves to cook, read, travel and go behind the camera lens.

Monika Januszewska-Rosik (Brzeziny, Poland)
Monika joins us from Poland and is known in crafting world as Galaxia. She loves Mixed media and altered art projects and currently works with multiple international brands including 13arts and Filigranki. She also designs for an English magazine - Craft Stamper and has worked in past for IndigoBlu and Kuretake. You can follow her on social media at the links below.

Teresa Cruz (Porto, Portugal) 
Hailing from Portugal, Teresa is known in crafting world as Andor Violeta. She is a paper crafts lover and a watercolour artist. She likes to add dimensions to her projects and loves creating 3D works and up-cycle projects, layouts, cards, mini-albums and occasionally mixed media. Follow her on social media at below links.

Deepti Stephens (Chittoor, India) 
Deepti has been active in the Indian crafting scene for almost 7 years now and hails from Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, India. She is a passionate card maker, blogger and youtuber. Her forte is CAS cards and she loves to experiment with more techniques and products. She also designs for Sizzix UK and Catherine Pooler Designs. Follow her on social media at below links

Henriette van Mierlo (Wageningen, Netherlands)
Joining us from the Netherlands is Henriette and she is an avid crafter who not only loves making clean cards but also dabbles her hands with shabby chic albums, foamiran flowers and alcohol markers. She has designed for multiple international brands including So Suzy Stamps, Itsy Bitsy India etc. She can be reached out at below social media links.

It's a pleasure to welcome all these creative ladies to our design team.

Previous Design Teams


CrafTangles Design Team 2017-18