Awards and Customer Feedback
We've won lots of awards for our customer service and fantastic crafty products, so you can find out more about them here. We also get hundreds of messages and comments from you, our customers. We've included a small selection here, though if you want to see more, choose the link at the bottom of the page for a fresh selection.
Handy Hippo is delighted to have been voted the winner of Best Retail Website in the Craft Business Awards 2009-2010, making it the second year running we have won this award. We are constantly striving to find the best products available and improve Handy Hippo for our customers, and we are very proud to have had our efforts recognised once again. Through listening to you, the people who matter most, we are always finding ways to make our site better - and we will continue to put you first in all we do.
Handy Hippo has been voted the winner of the Craft Business 2008/2009 awards in the category of Best Retail Website. Our relentless efforts to make crafting more fun and more accessible to the public through our web site have now been recognised by the UK Craft Industry. Handy Hippo continues to lead the way on providing the most up to date features, security and technology to help make your crafting easier and more enjoyable.
Handy Hippo has been voted Online Craft Retailer of the Year 2007 at the recent Craft Hobby & Stitch International Awards by the readers of Quick Cards Made Easy, Beautiful Cards, Card Making & Papercraft, Cross Stitch Crazy, Cross Stitch Gold and The World of Cross Stitching. Thank you to all our customers who voted for us - we will work hard to keep giving you the the best range of quality products and customer service that made us this year's winner.
The combination of our amazing coordinated range means that you can create everything, including your invitations, order of service, menus, place cards and thank you notes, in a consistent style that matches the rest of your wedding perfectly. Our high quality supplies, great customer service and detailed project instructions resulted in us winning the 2006 Wedding Services Award for Wedding Stationery Supplier of the year from the National Weddings Magazine.
What our customers are saying...
Below is a small selection of the comments we receive from customers every day.
“Great shopping at Handy Hippo. My order arrived in record time. Love looking at all the items for crafting. Great ideas, and love the Special Offers. Must go need to start crafting...” - P.S, Sheffield (Apr 2013)
“Loving the new products available and the website seems much easier to use - fab all round!!” - Jo Whitlam, Lowestoft (Apr 2013)
“I like the way you can order next day delivery and are quick to respond to emails ” - AL, Cheshire (Mar 2013)
“shopping for my wife, but she says you are cheaper than other places” - jh, humberston (Mar 2013)
“Fantastic site.. easy to navigate around.. and straight to paypal with out the hassle of creating an account.. 5*****” - Michelle, Walsall (Mar 2013)
“I have found buying from HHC very easy! The prices are also very good and I will definitely be returning!” - Mary Johnson, East Sussex (Mar 2013)
“Love this website. everything so easy to find and delivery is quick.” - MIRIAM MC ELDUFF, PMAGH (Mar 2013)
“Your site is very easy to navigate and ordering was a doddle.” - MC, Sutton Coldfield (Mar 2013)
“Ordered a Memory Box die recently. With two days I had received it. The service I received was brilliant and would certainly recommend everyone to buy from Handy Hippo” - Anne Evans, Rainhill, Merseyside (Feb 2013)
“I always receive excellent and reliable service from Handy Hippo. I usually opt for the free delivery and my order still comes very quickly. With the huge range of products to choose from and new items coming into stock all the time it is my first port of call when I need to top up any craft items.” - Debbie Stockdale, Retford (Feb 2013)
“Nice, easy to use, website. Easy to find what I was looking for and good prices too. I also like not having to create an account if I don't want to, which can be really annoying if you are making a one-off purchase for a gift or something.” - Debbie Thomas, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (Feb 2013)
“Nice website,easy to find items” - Mrs P M Saunders, Wigan (Feb 2013)
“Any query you have is answered very quickly and in an efficient manner. Deliveries are fast and items well protected during postage. I would recommend you gladly to others:)” - Esther McGuicken, Comber, County Down (Feb 2013)
“Just love the site and products available” - Julia Turner, Essex (Feb 2013)
“Again, I've found exactly what I needed at a BRILLIANT price. Many thanks.” - R, West Midlands (Jan 2013)
“So many exciting things to buy! :D Brilliant website and fast delivery. ” - ND, Essex (Jan 2013)
“excellent range of products at a really good price” - Lucy , Sheffield (Jan 2013)
“Thank you for a speedy efficient service. It is a pleasure doing business with you.” - Lorraine, Prenton (Jan 2013)
“Nice and easy website to use. Love the associated products feature - it cut down my searching time by half! You were also cheaper than my usual supplier so if all works out well, I'll be back!” - Julie Hollis, Dumfries (Jan 2013)
“smashing website for beginers like me .... lovely friendly feel - the projects page is so helpful. Thank you!” - Julie Robinson, Llantwit Major (Nov 2012)
“I love HH i shop here lots, always fast delivery.You have a great range of items at reasonable prices. I cant resist when i look on here!” - JULES, Oldham (Nov 2012)
“very fast and efficient lovely christmas things thank you” - L A R, North yorkshire (Sep 2012)
“I think your service is great. Quick delivery even on the economy post and so far I have been really pleased with the quality of everything I have ordered and I have ordered several times and will continue to do so.” - Vivien Brierley, Royton (Sep 2012)
“Very impressed with how quickly the orders are dispatched” - catherine macleod, carbost (Jul 2012)
“Very easy way to shop. Excellent variety of products and I love it that you have no minimum spend. Great that you sell all the fancy stuff but equally as great that you sell the boring everyday bits too.” - Lesley, Middlesbrough (Jun 2012)
“Excellent so far. First time order. Great site and you came highly recommended.” - John Owen, Bristol (Dec 2011)
“great site! im addicted!” - emma cadd, letchworth (Jul 2011)
“Really inspiring” - LAH, Spalding (May 2011)
“Delighted with everything I have bought. Love the free postage and packing Thank You.” - G I , Wick, Caithness (Jul 2010)
“very good choices and selections available from your card making section.” - jane talbot, northwich (Sep 2009)
“your web site is one of the easiest i have used, i never have trouble finding anything and your descriptions of items are acurate. its a pleasure ordering from you.” - helen rogers, great yarmouth norfolk (Jul 2009)
“Great service...fast delivery.” - claudia bevis, wiltshire (Feb 2009)
“We were very impressed with your website and the fact that we can order all the necessary items for making the cards. The project ideas are excellent.” - LJG, Hampshire (Dec 2008)
“service is very good, very pleased with service.” - vj reeves, stafforshire (Nov 2008)
“excellent website. very easy to use. great products at great value” - Caron & Claire, milton keynes (Jul 2008)
“great offers and great deals” - db, sunderland (Jun 2008)
“I received an email to say that my order had been dispatched and the box arrived the next morning. very prompt service.” - e e s glover, laurencekirk (Jun 2008)
“I love Handy Hippo, it's a very user friendly site and has lots of exciting new items each time I log on. I always end up having to edit my basket for fear of getting carried away!!” - H Smart, Oxted (May 2008)
“lots of good ideas!” - Donna O, yorkshire (May 2008)
“Very handy indeed! The telephone assistant I spoke to last time to amend an order was very helpful and obliging.” - Susan Robertson, Cambridgeshire (May 2007)