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Honesty.

Honesty.

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Been poodling around the house today, cooking, cleaning, ironing and just generally catching up with domestic chores. This kind of productive yet not particularly mentally taxing activity leaves the mind free to wander and ponder, don’t you find? And that is precisely what mine did. Without even leaving the kitchen, I managed in a very short space of time to get all riled and caught up in the corruption and devious, manipulative behaviour of…

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Two in One – and a good offer on a house…

Two in One – and a good offer on a house…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Saturday’s blog a new technique, right? Well new… mmm. new to who? To me to you? It’ll be new to somebody! Let’s take that fabulous die of ours, that Fresh Cut Town Aperture Die which our ever clever friend Mel Turner designed. Let’s take that little beautifully intricate die, and turn it into not one but two cool for cats cards…. Town Aperture Die Here goes. The process, from start to finish. Ready? Die…

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Midnight Wednesday

Midnight Wednesday

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Beautiful day today. Before I go off into the woods with Dave (Oi! Steady Eddy! Walking walking!), I just noticed that there is a HALF-PRICE sale on a selection of our Fresh Cut Dies – the Waxwings and Wrens are in there, which are delightful, and also the funky foliage, which is one of my faves. Oh! And the birds in a cherry tree! They are on sale in bundles of 3. Well worth…

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The Circle of Life

The Circle of Life

Hi there. Thanks for popping in! Hotter than yesterday here in the Southeast. To hot to move around much, except for a long walk, cool under the canopy of the greenwood trees. That was wonderful. It’s been what one could call a mini holiday actually. A combination of extreme heat and our friend Jilly’s company stopped me hopping about, working, cleaning, planning, doing bla bla bla. In fact, Wurka and Hollick didn’t get a look in today. I even had…

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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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Gilding Flakes Bundle offers

Gilding Flakes Bundle offers

Hi there. Blustery Sunday, or what?! Actually, blustery doesn’t touch the sides, but this storm too shall pass. I’m writing extra quickly, because we are experiencing multiple power cuts, and whilst I actually quite enjoy no TV, candlelight and a log fire, blogging poses quite a challenge! So. How about a Gilding Flake Sale – A PROPER, TOO GOOD TO MISS, Sale? There are 2 bundles, each with 5 pots of Pentart gilding flakes, the glue you need and a…

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Enjoy the ride!

Enjoy the ride!

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Busy times here! So glad you liked the fabulous Room with a View Fresh Cut Dies that we launched yesterday on HOCHANDA too! We did have to go up against Dancing on Ice at the same o’clock, but hey! We held our own!! Thanks for buying and investing in us, and thanks to Paul for taking over on the shows today. I had something unexpected crop up back at base, so had to bow…

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And now for something completely different….

And now for something completely different….

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Today has been a good day. I looked at the calendar, realised that this time next week it’s TV WEEKEND again, and decided to get ahead of the game. With all the new building plans on the horizon, I’ll certainly feel better in myself if I’ve got a few demos prepped! Mind you, this is no hardship at all at all with these new designs! We are certainly launching 2020 with a wonderful collection…

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When will it stop waining!

When will it stop waining!

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Wet, innit? Well it’s waining cats n dogs here darn sarf, I can tell you!! Just drove home from the office. Most treacherous conditions really. Dark, flooded, tipping down, and a load of oblivious nutters hell bent on killing us all. So I am very glad to be parked and in the warm. I recently did a project for the New Design Die Club using the new umbrella die, but then decided against the…

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Cards, gifts and all that jazz!

Cards, gifts and all that jazz!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Thought I’d pop in myself, before heading off to Clarity Towers. It is pouring cats n dogs outside! So much for “suede shoes are in this season”!! Only snag is you can’t wear them outside! And no amount of pre-wear protective spray that they try and sell you with every pair is going to keep this deluge out. Wellies. That’s the only answer. Wellies. Anyway. Let’s make a coaster for somebody for Christmas. let’s…

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