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Lost your Mojo ? Another way back…

Lost your Mojo ? Another way back…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. It’s Tuesday and it’s Day 3 in this  #LOSTYOURMOJO Blog series. Why am I sitting with this subject for days at a time? Because your hobby is your sane lane! You get with your hands, you get out of your head – it’s that simple. We crafters are so very lucky to have found something ANYTHING we want to learn about and make! It is the thing that keeps us company, keeps us occupied,…

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Lost your Mojo? Tag it!

Lost your Mojo? Tag it!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Thought I’d shed a little light o a cool TV show this evening. No, not the Pottery Throwdown! That was last night on Channel 4. Actually, the young curly haired lad Cellan is from the pottery Studio I attend down here! Very excited for him. He is so clever. 23 years old. Cheering for him !! The TV Show in question is on the Craft Store. What time? 6pm. Who’s the star ? Paul…

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A City Skyline using masks…

A City Skyline using masks…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Part two of our city tour, and I thought we’d have a look at creating a really atmospheric skyline using the Cityscape masks that we also make. It’s an interesting demo, and very easy to do. In fact at the bottom of this blog, I’ll load all the various landscape and cityscape masks, which you could apply the same technique to. A very typical Clarity Style…   RRP £29.97 – Special Price £14.98 (plus…

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Oh what brilliant stencils!!

Oh what brilliant stencils!!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. A set of stencils caught my eye at work this morning. They are frameless. Brilliant for pottery AND Mixed Media! So I decided to have a play with them when I got home this evening. Upstairs for a change, in the arty painty inky part of my little Art studio!! You know. Get away from the news, the TV. Do something creative. MAKE something. ESCAPE. They are those new stencils we recently launched in…

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Half Price Parchment and a Doodle Step by Step

Half Price Parchment and a Doodle Step by Step

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Sunshine again here in the South East of England, and I have spent a happy couple of hours doodling onto a piece of designer parchment from the Northern Lights Pad. There are actually 3 Designer parchment pads lighting up half price on the website: Northern Lights, Rainbow River and Shendandoah. Available HERE Available HERE Available HERE One of the easiest, creative and arty things I do is to stamp or doodle on designer parchment,…

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This Old House!

This Old House!

Hi everyone Paul here again, Barb will be back tomorrow! Monday saw the launch of the current Half Price – Offer of the Week So I thought that I would delve into the YouTube archives to see what I could find……….. Stencil & Gel Press – 2014 Stencil, Texture Paste and Canvas Boards – 2014 3 Way Overlay Stamps & Ink Pads – 2018 Fresh Cut Aperture Die – 2019 3 Way Overlay Stamps, Ink Pads and Stencils – 2020…

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How to use those Paint Gelpress Prints. A Step by Step.

How to use those Paint Gelpress Prints. A Step by Step.

Hi there. Thanks for popping in! Happy Bank Holiday Monday! Happy Memorial Day in America! Happy last day of May Monday! Yep. This year is certainly flying by! June tomorrow! What?!? But today is Monday, and in Clarity World, it’s the day we launch our Offer of the Week! Love these Tag dies! From Mixed Media to fabric work, from Card-making and papercraft to running your own arty business, these tags and plaques are perfect. And at half price plus…

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A Gelpress Step by Step

A Gelpress Step by Step

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Been a while since I got my Gelpress out and had a play. Tomorrow on the TV Show we are launching a rather superb set of A5 stencils which work beautifully layered up. So, what better opportunity than the Gelpress Plate and a little paint?! If you‘re new to the world of Mixed Media, you may not be familiar with the Gelpress. It’s one of my favourite pieces of kit. That’s why we stock…

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Tools Matter!

Tools Matter!

Hi there Thanks for popping in! Typing extra fast, because there’s a Craftlaong-a-Barbie at 7pm on Facebook Live – and I’m up to my derriere in ink and lino here ! ! ! Dave treated me to a set of Swiss Lino cutting tools, which arrived today. So I had to try them out. OMG!! They cut through the lino like butter! What a difference! Day and night. Like getting out of a Ford Fiesta and slipping into a Porsche…

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I can. And I will.

I can. And I will.

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Woke up this morning and was overcome with the overwhelming desire to do something I have only ever done once many years ago in France – and that time it was rather rushed and a bit rough. Good grief! I hear you gasp. On a Saturday morning?!? And she wants to share about it on the blog?! My oh my… she definitely needs a holiday…. You know how it is. When the mood is…

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