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A Tree Stencil Step by Step

A Tree Stencil Step by Step

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Many thanks for supporting our HOCHANDA TV shows yesterday. The Stamps and Stencils are among my absolute favourites. Here’s another easy step by step demo using the Tree and birds stencil which didn’t make the demo cut! Like I said, got carried away and made too many – even for a 2 hour show! Ready? This is pretty cool actually…. Place the stencil on an 8×10 Gelpress. Cover the whole stencil and the Gel…

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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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Stampboard – NEW PRODUCT

Stampboard – NEW PRODUCT

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. I’d like to introduce you to a very simple but oh so brilliant addition to our Clarity product palette: our new Stampboard shapes. The material is like top quality mountboard. Porous, super smooth and fantastic for stamping on. We have it available in 4 different shapes, and each shape comes in 3 different sizes, large medium and small. When you buy the stampboard, you always get 5 of each size. In other words, you’ll…

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Something very new. For us!

Something very new. For us!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Been in meetings all afternoon, making a plan for this coming Saturday. Paul, Jilly and I are sharing the load on this one, for which I am very grateful! Way too much on my assiette at the moment! You know when you’ve bitten off more than you can chew, don’t you. So it‘s good to be able to ask a friend – or two!! We’ve been working on a new line of stamps for…

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Atlas? Nope Barbie.

Atlas? Nope Barbie.

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Hot innit! Just finishing up on Hochanda with a couple of Mixed media hours. Glad you enjoyed the demos! I do like the old GelPress, don’t you? I did do an extra little demo, an extra, just in case there was time. But 6 is plenty. So here’s a little card which uses the Mixed Impression Beach n Pebble stamps… I used one of our new Mask shapes… They’re excellent for all sorts of…

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Ocean Swirls.

Ocean Swirls.

Hi there Thanks for joining me. Hot or what?!? Just a quickie today, to shed a little light on the upcoming TV shows tomorrow at 9am and 1pm on HOCHANDA. My favourite kind of arty, grungy, Gelpressy printy stuff! A beautiful new Mixed Impressions double set, called Ocean Swirl, plus a double stencil set. The large loose pieces are just what you NEED in your life!! I got up at stupid o’clock this morning, to get the Hochanda filming done…

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It’s all about the Mask.

It’s all about the Mask.

Hi there, Thanks for popping. How are you? Feeling crafty? Me too. It’s the only way forward for this washing machine head today! Have been wanting to play with Leonie’s Fresh Cut Dies for a while. You know, the scribble dies she designed. £20 each. Or £25 for both. Mmmm……Now that’s pretty bloggy special!! They are so fabulous! Only It’s just been so manic here at Clarity, that they’ve been sitting next to my desk for – wait for it…

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I’m addicted!!!

I’m addicted!!!

Hi there, Greetings from the Clarity SHAC-Shack! Thanks for popping in. I hope you are safe and well. This Corona Virus is certainly a game changer. Boy oh boy. Words fail me – and that doesn’t happen often! I’ve stopped obsessing about watching the news – it really serves no purpose. I just get anxious, and despondent. Much better to focus on what I can do to help. Which is keep Clarity going, make sure the team are safe and…

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Keep Calm and Carry on Crafting!

Keep Calm and Carry on Crafting!

Hi there. Hope you’re okay. Spoke to a friend on the phone who is self-isolating this morning. No no no. He’s not self-isolating this morning! I spoke to him this morning! The English language is a minefield, innit! He’s a journalist, so he’s has been in contact with people who have been in contact with – and so on. He said we – you and I – are lucky that we have our crafting, that we have our art. He…

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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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