Deer All..

Deer All..

Dear all ! Or should I say Deer All?
Thanks for popping in.
It’s been a stag -gering 18˚ in the garden today.
I spent the day working on projects for the TV Shows 
this coming Sunday and Monday.
Deer oh deer! That came round fast again!
Here’s one I did, but then changed for the show.
It will do nicely faw-n the blog though…
On Sunday at 8pm 
HOCHANDA,
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we are launching a very lovely collection of Woodland Stamps.
They have been a joy to work with.
I thought I’d use each of the 5 hours of the One Day Special on Sunday evening and all through Monday to get back into the Stamping groove, if you’ll pardon the expression, and tackle several stamping techniques with masks.
Think of it as a little Welcome back to stamping the Clarity way.
Each of the stampsets includes a huge frame stamp. 
Here we see the Stag-frame.
I won’t spoil the surprise – but trust me – the other 4 are super. 
Then of course, in true Clarity style, we have included the mask.
This is the key for me. Watch and see what I mean.

I love this verse stamp, too.
Let Heaven and Nature sing.
It isn’t on the TV show, but it certainly is a perfect fit 
with all the stampsets.

It comes in another lovely Nature Stampset.
The stag image is glazed.
Drop in at 9am on Monday, 
when I shall be demonstrating that particular trick. 

Time to doe, I mean go.
Walkies.
Love & Hugs,
Barb
xxx

69 thoughts on “Deer All..

  1. Evening Barbara! Really fantastic stamps! And love what you've done with the stag!
    I loved working with all the sets… Can't wait to see the shows and what my fellow teamies have done with them too!
    Enjoy your walk! Love and hugs! Xxx

  2. Ooh Barb I is such a happy bunny to see you getting back to stamping. Don't get me wrong I do love Groovi but my heart belongs to stamping. Love the colours you have used here – and as you say the sentiment is just perfect. Xx

  3. That's beautiful! Makes me realise how much I have missed seeing your fab stamping and new sets of stamps. Can't wait to see what other sets there will be this weekend but the stag will certainly be jumping into my Clarity basket as soon as possible. Beautiful colour blending on this one too x

  4. Ooh lots of stamping – fantastic! I do love Groovi but stamping and inky stuff is my first love. Will have to record the shows as we are away next week and the family only have virgin tv but I may get some peeks on my phone. I thought the three clib goodies were absolutely fabulous this month too xx

  5. That is stunning! I love the words too!
    I have been stamping this week, and last night I was stamping with friends and we tried out ink oxides, which were amazing.
    I have been more stamping recently as I needed to fill up my card basket quickly.

  6. Oh Deer! I'm not going to be able to watch this time round – devastating! Will have to do the catch-up thing. Enjoy yourself.
    Tonbridge Sue

  7. So looking forward to the shows and the new stamps. I too must have a little stamp session in between groovi. This months s,s,g are absolutely fantastic and the instructions and pictures very informative. Just completed a groovi elephant with the safari backdrop. I love Clarity!!
    Best wishes to everyone out there.
    Anne (Reading)

    1. Hi Donna,
      Gosh, Easter's come around quickly! I bet you'll have a fabulous crafty holiday – enjoy every minute, you'll certainly have earned it! Love and hugs Alison xxx

    2. Hi Donna I hadn't realised you broke up this week, schools round here break up next Friday. Have a lovely time in your craft room, and what a perfect way to start the holiday with Barbara and a one day stamping special! Xx

  8. Love this Barbara, both your artwork, and the concept. Thank you sharing. Now, I think I could really get into this for my own stuff. Brilliant that we're getting all these stamping shows again. I'll be watching and recording. Mindfulness Sunday/Monday for me watching you at your best, and much needed too!

    Susan has never left my thoughts. I really hope she got a wee bit good in her last months from joining us here. This group here with Barbara leading us is like a wee haven in the middle of the very stormy sea that is social networking with it's inherent nastiness and ugliness. Most of us here are life's givers, rather than takers, Barbara being the biggest giver of all, and leading by example. The special atmosphere/vibes that emanate from here is like a glowing beacon in that stormy sea, hoping that those in need, and those like minded to the most of us will find their way here. I will always vehemently defend this place and Barbara when nastiness and moans stray into here, not only because Barbara matters greatly to me, but also to protect this haven she has set up. Not just for us lucky enough to have already found here, but also for those who are yet to find us. Huge thank you Barbara for working so hard for us all every day, for giving so much of you, and of your precious time to us, and for being you. I hope Susan's spirit can find our beacon and join us from time to time. I'm in ATC random act of kindness making mode just now, in memory of Susan.

    Love Brenda xx

  9. Hi Barbara, the card tonight is beautiful love the colours and the take on the trees.
    will have do catch up ,that is if it work's I missed Rosie on Tuesday but when I went to see the catch up it was not working Hochanda were having problems but still cannot get today so miffed as was looking forward to these shows with regard to picking up tips.
    enough of my rambling.
    Hope all our blog friends have had a good day.
    Hugs to all
    Lynn xxx

    1. Hi Lynn, I tried to watch the 5pm show from Tuesday, and it was showing a Joy Crafts Show, even though it said Clarity. I emailed Hochanda and they said it was because of the clocks going forward x

  10. So pleased to hear we have five hours of stamping to look forward to. The stag looks great and can't wait to see the other new stamps. Don't get me wrong, Groovi is lovely but at heart I'm still a stamp and stencil girl! x

  11. It will be good to see some stamping again. Had 3 Clarity parcels this week and myNDC envelope so it's been a good week for me. I'm still stroking the papers. Have to think about spending my money off vouchers now ! X

  12. Hi Barb,
    I'm really looking forward to the shows and to seeing these new stamps. The ' let heaven and nature sing' is one of my favourite sentiment stamps too. Love the artwork you've produced here – very atmospheric. My Club goodies and Mad March goodies came yesterday and I love everything! Thanks for getting the March offers out so quickly. Love and hugs Alison xx

    1. Hi bloggy friends,
      Hope everyone is ok. Been a bit miserable here today – bit drizzly. However, I did go out for lunch with friends so that was good. Tomorrow, I get to know what the prognosis is for my knee, which has been giving me some pain the last couple of days, so not looking forward to my appointment too much! But what will be, will be, nothing I can do about it. Love and hugs Alison xxx

  13. This got me singing "Joy to the World" – shame we only sing these songs at Christmas. lol Beautiful design and am really looking forward to learning some more about stamping.

    I love coming here every day and really enjoy the positive vibe in here. Thank you everything, because we know how busy you are, yet you take the time out to do this xx

  14. Yes I am also very excited about seeing more stamping. My first passion is stamping and it was Barbara Gray and Clarity Stamps that got me hooked. So very happy indeed to be looking forward to what is in store. Also have Monday day off work so double bonus. I love the stag and am looking forward to seeing the other images. Thank you Barbara. Also received my Groovi Club plate today and I love it too.

  15. Hello Barbara
    What a lovely return to stamping, not that it's ever been far away but you know what I mean. This is beautiful and will really showcase all the great Barbara tricks and classic Clarity that you do. I'm really looking forward to the shows but will record them too as Emma is coming home from Uni on Sunday and I think there will be a lot of chatter. Hope you had a lovely walk.
    Love Diane xxx

    1. Hello lovely blog friends hope all is well. I made a card using Jaynes agapanthus stamp for my cousin this week and she was amazed at how beautiful the stamp was, I must show her the other flowers! Sending hugs xx

  16. Looking forward to the stamping returning this weekend with all your tricks, we are in for a big treat. The stag stamp looks lovely, bet the rest are as gorgeous. Received my mad March parcel and my design club goodies all brilliant.xx

    1. Hi Pam,
      Hope you're ok. Cushions to the ready but i really can't afford to buy anything at the moment as the kitchen has set us back rather a lot! Still i might need cheering up or couldbe celebrating depending on outcome tomorrow!!! Love and hugs Alison xx

  17. Hi Barbara,

    what a beautiful card with the deer today.
    I have a question: I found out that Groovies and stencils (but only a few) are available at Pergamano/Netherlands. Do you sell on their website Claritystamps and stencils in future?
    Because I don´t want to pay immense customs charges after the Brex-Shit…

    Rolf xxx

    1. Rofl 😂😂😂, that's brilliant Rolf, you've got it spot on, much better name for it than Brex-it!!!!
      Don't worry about the customs issue, the way the Tories are going, we'll be pushed into Independence to protect us, so Barbara will be able to build a factory up here in Scotland that can trade with the EU!!!!

    2. Hi Rolfi, personally I don't think the changes will be half as bad as we all think and will only effect prices to a small degree, and for sure the friendship will always be there. x

  18. Dear Barbara, missed seeing your blog yesterday. ,So very sorry to hear the sad news of Susan, send condolences to her husband and family. Feel like friends through this blog. Would love to get to meet some of you sometime. Looking forward to the shows at the weekend. XXXX

  19. These new stamps and stencils are going to be a great addition if this sample is anything to go by Barbara, and I am looking forward to seeing the shows. x

  20. Fantastic there will be more stamping again.Parchment is amazing and I love seeing all the wonderful makes but first and foremost I'm a stamper. So really looking forward to watching later xx

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