The Wholesaler was founded on 2 April 2006 by Liz Smith, grandmother, business owner and scrapbooker who saw the need for a reliable, local wholesale source of scrapbooking and craft products.
Liz fell in love with scrapbooking in 1996 when she was introduced to the hobby on a buying trip in the USA. Her initial love affair with photo albums began as a young mother with the beautiful memory albums she made for her daughters. Over the years Liz has created scrapbooks for many special people in her life including her Mother, daughters, friends and grand children.
Liz continues to share her love for scrapbooking with teenagers in her community, and now through us, with you.
We would like to share our love of scrapbooking, card making and paper craft with you! We want to inspire you! Explore a little. See the amazing projects, tutorials and treasure chest of helpful information!
We are very proud to introduce you to our unbelievably talented design team, Jowilna Nolte and Bridget Louw. Both are true creatives and they will be sharing some of their passion and creativity with you. Look out for the video posts of inspiring projects by our guest designer, Evgenia Petzer.
Mary Smith makes sure that everyone keeps smiling and connecting! She runs The Cute Corner, this area of the blog is generally unrelated to our daily business, but rather deals with all things sugar & spice!
We bring you the most exciting scrapbooking, card making & crafting products from all corners of the earth!
We are South Africa’s largest scrapbooking wholesaler. We do not sell directly to the public, but we would like to introduce you to retail & online stores who carry the products that we import. Visit our Store Locator to find a list.
Our products cover ranges such as adhesives, albums, cardstock, decoupage, die cuts, embellishments, flowers, inks, magazines, paper collections, pens, ribbon, stamps, stickers, storage, templates, stencils, masks, die cutting machines, embossing machines, essential tools and more… You can see all our must-have products and recommended retail prices on our website, click here.