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Month: February 2020

I say I say I say! Better than Half-Price Paper Flowers?!

I say I say I say! Better than Half-Price Paper Flowers?!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Thanks to Paul for covering this ’ere blog in my absence. Mum had her hip surgery last Wednesday, and I am happy to report that she is back home and on the mend. It will take time, but she is a determined and strong woman, so I have no doubt that she will be back on top in no time – just in time to get the second hip replacement! Today’s been a busy…

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Mad as a March Hare!

Mad as a March Hare!

Hi everyone. I hope you have had a good day whatever you have been up to. March is just around the corner and it looks like it is going to be an exciting and crazy month at Clarity Towers! Hence the title of today’s blog! Yesterday on the Clarity Matters Blog, Jordan highlighted the Clarity events for 2020 – Open Days, Retreats and workshops. Click HERE to find out more. So what do we have in store for March apart…

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Sending a little note……

Sending a little note……

Hi everyone. Today has been a mixed day weather-wise. Wind, rain, sunshine and rainbows. So I have spent all day inside, sorting out, tidying up, having an afternoon nap and doing some prep for my TV shows on the 28th at 8am & 12pm (yes, I know I am a tease!) Today I thought I would share a step-by-step with you of a card that I showcased on Hochanda last Saturday during the 2pm show It was made using the…

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Mixed Impressions……

Mixed Impressions……

Hi everyone I hope you are all well. Another blustery day down here in Kent. Although I am being kept very warm on the naughty step by all of you who have taken advantage of the Leonie Celebration! The celebration continues until midnight on Monday and you can go directly to the sale HERE. Mixed Impressions – am I talking about people or art? I will stick to art – a lot easier! On Saturday we launched some beautiful Chinese…

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What a pair!

What a pair!

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. Did you catch any of Maria’s TV shows on Hochanda with the beautiful Birds of a Feather 3 Way Overlay Stamp & Stencil Collection? Maria always seems to bring us something new with all her inspiration, hints, tips and techniques. If you want to see what Maria was showcasing on Hochanda, you can check out the products on our website HERE and don’t forget to join our amazing Facebook Communites – Clarity…

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Birds of a Feather……..

Birds of a Feather……..

Hi everyone, Paul here standing in for Barb for a few days whilst she spends some time with her Mum & Dad. I hope you have all been behaving! (Like I don’t know the answer to that question!) So much has been going on at Clarity Towers since we last chatted, with the main event being the biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig move! The new place is amazing! We have plenty of jobs to do before the final move takes place – painting, putting…

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Time for a Limerick!!!

Time for a Limerick!!!

Hi there!Thanks for popping in. Was thinking about this old blog on the way home this afternoon, what to do… and LIMERICK! popped into my head! I mean, Over on Clarity Matters, on the other lovely blog written by our young Clarity team, there is a cool Youtube-How-to by myself, using the brick stencil, a Gelpress, and a fabulous Springy beautiful Fresh Cut die drawn by Mel…CLICK HERE TO INVESTIGATE Then Grace, that lovely girl of ours has written a…

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Time to chillax….

Time to chillax….

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Just got lost in some colouring in. Such a relaxing, therapeutic thing to do, don’t you agree? I took Tina’s floral bouquet, and stamped it onto a scrap which has been hanging around my artroom for ages. It’s on our Clarity coated cardstock, hence the ultra glossy finish. Years ago, when we used to use this card, we struggled to apply colour to it. It was tricky to stamp on, and it was tricky…

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PBJ – Paul, Barbie & Janice!!

PBJ – Paul, Barbie & Janice!!

Hi there, Just got home. Lots of puddles to navigate our way through, plus as many road closures. Happy to be back in the nest. Just wanted to thank you for making this telly weekend simply super. Sales were excellent across all shows, and the Classroom Craftalong with lovely Janice a pleasure. What a smashing woman she is! Churchie kept us both in check, and is such a rock. In the meantime, Dave, Brother Steve and Sean performed a small…

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A Scrapart Print Step-by-Step

A Scrapart Print Step-by-Step

Hi there, Thanks for popping in! So glad you like those Chinese Lanterns we showcased today! Here’s a photo step by step of the afternoon canvas! When our Sam was on the telly the other week, I snaffled a couple of the painty copy paper prints she pulled on the day. What great backdrops they make! Can you see her Mixed Impressions Stamps in the prints? Here goes: Stamp with black Archival ink. Cover with the stencil and pad Versamark…

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