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Month: June 2018

All back at the table

All back at the table

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. What a lovely day we have had! And it ain’t over yet either! First of all, whilst we were having breakfast, who should turn up at the kitchen door but our darling friends Debby and Gill from Texas! Well, you can imagine the delight and excitement at seeing our dear pals after so long! Then Mark and Alex landed from San Francisco – and the party can start!!! So we went for a long…

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A Sell Out on Telly – and Gracie’s home!

A Sell Out on Telly – and Gracie’s home!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Don’t know what I’m more excited about – Paul’s blazing a new trail on telly today with the Art Nouveau Fresh Cut dies, or Grace flying in from New York for the wedding. Nah. Sorry Paul. I love you, but Grace gets the Excited-Of-Edenbridge prize today! …and she brought her new fella to the party too. What a nice guy! Name’s Mark, so that could  be interesting… Mind you, it has to be said….

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All in a day’s work? What fun!

All in a day’s work? What fun!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Just a quickie, and a little peep into the wonderful surprise party that the guys at work threw for Dave and myself yesterday. I knew they were up to something, because they insisted that we don’t get to work before 11.30! But when we turned the corner – well! Talk about overwhelming. There they were, the whole team in a great long line, cheering, blowing bubbles and letting off streamers and poppers. A moment…

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You Tube Tuesday and a Big Surprise

You Tube Tuesday and a Big Surprise

Hi there.Thanks for popping in.Sat here in my office, having a quiet moment, reflecting on the morning.Honestly, you would never believe what was waiting for us when we came into work this morning. Very emotional. I blimming love this team. Simon took a load of photos, is editing them as we speak, and I will load them in tomorrow’s blog.Today I will stick to our bloggy plan, and launch You Tube Tuesday. Maria is here to show you a cracking Stained Glass…

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Flowers to DIE for!

Flowers to DIE for!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Well, the count down is definitely on now, and the list of things to do is tick-a-licking along nicely. I spent the entire day making up the wedding favours. I’m pretty certain there IS an easier, softer way, but hey! All done now. On Saturday, our dear friend Wendy Thorburn presented me with a bunch of paper flowers. Really lovely. And made entirely with the Square nested dies and our  Designer papers – sprinkled…

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Just stepping down from all the excitement here over the past few days. Just enjoying the quiet in my little artroom before the next ride. Wow. Need to digest it all really. I gathered up all the cards, envelopes, boxes, gifts, flowers and cakes which kind customers and friends gave us yesterday, and put them safe in the living room – all ready for next weekend. Astounding generosity. Thank you xxx First thing we…

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Happy, Joyous and FREE!

Happy, Joyous and FREE!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Won’t stay long today; Linda Williams and Rob are here until tomorrow, and I want to make the most of our time together. It is quite a performance having to clear the Open Day Hall by 6pm. But thanks to all the Clarity lads, not a problem. All done and dusted by bang on 5.45pm. As I always say, Teamwork makes the dream work. The last couple of days have been a resounding success…

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Follow Up Friday 15th June

Follow Up Friday 15th June

Hi there!Thanks for popping in.What a superb day!! I may be slightly biased, but Crowborough Open Day 1 was BRILLIANT!!!!!Here we have the team, the whole lovely Clarity crew (#quiet before the storm)Then the guests showed up, and it got mega busy!The Wedding Cupcakes were just a joy, not to mention delicious! And very well received. Did I mention we had a TOMBOLA?Well, that certainly worked a treat!!!! All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable day . It was great to see so…

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Fish n Chips x 12 please!

Fish n Chips x 12 please!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Right. Well that’s it. All done. Just need the cupcakes tomorrow morning, (which I’m happy to report are all made – all 400!!) and THE VISITORS!!!   So the ever ready Clarity Set-up Crew came back to ours for fish and chips… and deeeeeelicious it was too. You cannot beat good fish n chips mixed with good company. See Maria up the back? And Sam, Tina and Dee? Then there’s Paul Linda & Rob…

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CupCake Heaven

CupCake Heaven

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. I am typing extra fast, because the heat is on in the kitchen!! We are gearing up here in Crowborough for what is the best and busiest weekend in the Clarity Calendar – OPEN DAYS 2018 The whole team is fired up here, making, picking, packing, loading the van. It’s all go, I can tell you!! And if you could see my dining room table and the chaos that is WEDDING PREP, you would…

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