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I need Routine

I need Routine

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. This here blog’s been going a while, hasn’t it? Since October 15th 2013 in fact ! That’s 7 years, every single day, until a fortnight ago, when I stepped away for a week, to help my parents. That’s about 2,550 blogs, back to back. Crikey. Where does the time go? You may recall that way back then, I composed a little ditty, to give the blog (or maybe more ME!) a structure, a guide….

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I think you will love these…

I think you will love these…

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Been arty crafting all day here in the SHAC, and am all set and ready for the 9am HOCHANDA TV Show tomorrow, showcasing the new Doodleology Collection, designed by Cherry Green. These are just fabulous. I’ve prepped far more than I’ll ever be able to squeeze in in two hours (9am and 1pm), but the ideas just kept flowing – and you know how it is – just couldn’t stop! Here’s one of the…

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You’ve got a friend

You’ve got a friend

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Here’s a little poppet from the Flower Collection for you called Poppy, framed with the frame from our SHAC-Shack Kite set… Picked a page with Grace at the top…. Can we clean up the face and get rid of the print? Yep. White eraser pencil. Colour in, add a drop shadow – then tear up!! Really?? Mmmm. Maybe overcooked it a bit with the tearing! Keeps going undeterred…patches it up a little….mounts it on…

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WOW !!!

WOW !!!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Typing extra fast here, because I’m back on HOCHANDA.com telly at 3pm with those adorable Printed Parchment Poppets. Yep we knew you’d love them! Got a bit tongue tied earlier, trying to explain that the front of these is like the back of our coloured parchment, and that you have to use the back as the front if you want to emboss patterns into coloured areas!! Hahahaha! Clear as mud, right? Maybe I’ll do…

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Clarity Birthday Timetable on TV

Clarity Birthday Timetable on TV

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Mind the piles of demo boxes and stuff as you come in though! Looks like it’s been burgled in here!! I really ought to have a quick tidy up before tomorrow morning. The Birthday celebrations start officially on Friday at 10am, but we’ve got 2 live hours of Pergamano tomorrow before that, and we’re SKYPING LIVE into the studios from the SHAC SHACK! The Pergamano Shows: Thursday 3rd 11am (Barb) Clever Baubles and Snowflakes…

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Flyaway Boy….

Flyaway Boy….

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Sunny day. Mum and Dad day. All round Fab day. Good conversation, great advice. I love to sit with them and just BE. Tomorrow at 2pm it’s HOCHANDA TV time, and we’re getting some of my all time Clarity faves out of the cupboard. The Flyaway Boy, for starters. Stamped on our new fabulous Stampboard. Blimming excellent. Here’s a little demo which didn’t get recorded for TV. Not because it didn’t cut the mustard!…

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Children through the Seasons…

Children through the Seasons…

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Well, you lovely Groovi boys and girls! Have we got something special in store for you! Linda Williams has done it again! On Sunday at 6pm on HOCHANDA, we are launching a wonderful collection of Groovi children plates. Linda has created two sets of Spring Summer Autumn and Winter plates – one for the girls and one for the boys. They are just delightful. Take a look…. And the best news is that Linda…

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Woodland Background stamps on the horizon….

Woodland Background stamps on the horizon….

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Before I head off down the woodland path to clear the old head and blow away the cobwebs, I though I’d share what I’m currently working on: a fabulous pair of Mixed Media Woodland Stamp backgrounds. You know – those superb A5 Mixed Impressions stamps we make. Well, in keeping with our woodland doodles last week, here are 2 sets of fantastic woodland backgrounds to stamp and doodle into. Literally. It’s amazing what you…

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A gently vintage vibe…

A gently vintage vibe…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Been doodling in the SHAC-Shack woods all week, and gearing up for the super special launch of our new Pergamano range of Poppet Stamps, illustrated by the very clever Russian artist Marina Fedotova. These images are licensed by ourselves worldwide, and for those of you who make cards and craft items to sell, we have it in writing that you can use these images no problem to HANDMAKE items in small quantities, and for…

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What a Hoot!

What a Hoot!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. It’s been quite a week in the SHAC-Shack, colouring in our Owls. Judging from the progress snapshots of Clarity Worldwide, i’d say you enjoyed it too. Don’t you get a real buzz when something turns out that well? I haven’t finished mine, but I am chuffed thus far too. Here is my little parliament before the Nightsky session today… And here they after after… Still got a bit to do, but tawittawoo! I am…

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