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It’s a Bling Thing – and a BOGOF!

It’s a Bling Thing – and a BOGOF!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. It’s been an elf of a day ’ere! Dark when you go to work – dark when you get home. Honestly. Next Friday’s the shortest day of the year – and we are definitely headed in its direction !! So I came upstairs to blog, and our little elf caught my eye again. He needs a little bling, don’t you agree? Then it occurred to me – Fusible Fibre. Absolutely spot on for this…

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Good ’Elf !

Good ’Elf !

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. It’s Wednesday, so for me it’s POTTY POTTERY ! I love it, I really do. Interestingly, it’s not so much the wheel that enthralls me. There is so so much more to pottery than throwing a pot on a wheel. I enjoy that too, for sure, but I can’t wait to see how my tiles have turned out! As my friend Sean says, it’s good to step away from the coal face. I think…

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Youtube Tuesday- Through the Window

Youtube Tuesday- Through the Window

Hi there.Thanks for popping in.I just watched Paul’s Christmas Youtube. I must say, it is excellent. So many Fresh Cut tips and tricks ;he is very good at this, isn’t he?! As usual, here are the products Paul used, reduced by 20% until next Tuesday, when they are replaced by the next YouTube Tuesday offers. Christmas Aperture Windows and Nested ArchesDesigner CardCard BlanksPerga GlitterStencil BrushesDouble-Sided AdhesiveA5 Frame MountsIf you haven’t been over to our YouTube TV Channel, you really ought to…

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I say! I say! Time for a limerick competition!

I say! I say! Time for a limerick competition!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Happy Monday. December 10th. Yikes!! 2 weeks today it’ll be Christmas Eve! How’s the Elf Hunt going? I found today’s first thing. Nothing like a bit of harmless fun, eh? Monday’s blog is flowers and trees, so how about a spin on yesterday’s step by step. You can take the theory from yesterday’s card, use a different Fresh Cut Die, like one from the Make a Wish Hidden Hares Collection and turn it into…

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I love this Town Die!

I love this Town Die!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Just spent a happy hour playing with my favourite die again. I love this Town Die. Actually, I like the Town stamps, the stencil, the Groovi plate AND the die!!! Let’s stick to the dies – quickest! I’m halfway through the Christmas decorations, and it looks like a bomzitit in the kitchen!! Right. Step by step. Ready? Spritz the die with water, and then lay down on the Designer card. Run it through your mangle…

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Very Handy!

Very Handy!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Here’s a speedy demo I did on HO HO HOCHANDA last Sunday, which you may enjoy if you are making Christmas gifts…. The NEW DESIGN CLUB heart hand stencil is perfect for giving; says it all. It’s the first one in this Past Issues Collection. Click here to investigate. Also all available individually….CLICK HERE   Lay the stencil on the Designer Card (I used Shenandoah)  and drag through the stencil using the palette knife….

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Follow Up Friday – Have yours’elf a Merry Christmas

Follow Up Friday – Have yours’elf a Merry Christmas

Hiya!Thanks for popping in.Well, the Elf Hunt on the website is proving very popular!I also figured out this morning, that in addition to keeping me entertained, it is telling me the date too!Day 7 – and it’s the 7th December! I am far more likely to remember which Elf clue we’re on that which date it is!Anyway, here’s a simple Christmas idea, using Elvis the Elf again. Is it raining where you are? It is tipping down here! Stair rods. Cats n…

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A Groovi El-f-ephant

A Groovi El-f-ephant

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Well well well! The Baby Lightwaves certainly hit the spot! Blimey! I thought we could have a look at a Groovi project I did on the box the other day, using one of our New Design Club Groovi plates – the Elephant, from Chapter No. 7 The Past issues chapter are all available to purchase individually on our website. You don’t have to be a member to buy them. But joining the Club(s) certainly…

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A Half-Pint Lightwave has landed! Woohoo!

A Half-Pint Lightwave has landed! Woohoo!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. I know, I know. You’ve just blown the budget on those amazing Groovi Grid Duet plates we launched last weekend. But I simply HAD to show you what has finally landed – just in time for Christmas! A Baby Lightwave!! It’s half the size of the Big Daddy – A5. It has a 3-phase brightening function, which I like a lot. And it’s for plugging in to a USB socket. (ie doesn’t come with…

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Elf and Happiness Always!

Elf and Happiness Always!

Ho Ho Ho!!!Can you believe that Christmas is round the corner?!Yikes!Have I made my cards yet? What do you think ?!?!? I HAVE made a pair of earrings though…Hope you like the Youtube! So enjoyed making that one! Well done Simon, for keeping up with me in the garden!The Elf Hunt is going well too. What fun! I was foxed by the 2nd one. Way off beam there!As always, all the products below are on Special offer (20% off)so Elf…

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