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Time to chillax….

Time to chillax….

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Just got lost in some colouring in. Such a relaxing, therapeutic thing to do, don’t you agree? I took Tina’s floral bouquet, and stamped it onto a scrap which has been hanging around my artroom for ages. It’s on our Clarity coated cardstock, hence the ultra glossy finish. Years ago, when we used to use this card, we struggled to apply colour to it. It was tricky to stamp on, and it was tricky…

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A Scrapart Print Step-by-Step

A Scrapart Print Step-by-Step

Hi there, Thanks for popping in! So glad you like those Chinese Lanterns we showcased today! Here’s a photo step by step of the afternoon canvas! When our Sam was on the telly the other week, I snaffled a couple of the painty copy paper prints she pulled on the day. What great backdrops they make! Can you see her Mixed Impressions Stamps in the prints? Here goes: Stamp with black Archival ink. Cover with the stencil and pad Versamark…

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All you need is Love…

All you need is Love…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Still blowing a hooley out there tonight. I do hope you are warm, dry and safe. Thought I would do a quick step by step for you, using that wonderful floral bouquet which our lovely Tina illustrated… And it all starts with a piece of copy paper and a Gelpress acrylic print. Now some would say this looks like a piece of scrap (careful!) ; I say if you don’t like the English weather,…

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Persuasion

Persuasion

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Had a smashing day today, in the company of a handsome young man. Bit haughty for me, but nice enough fella. I suppose his aloofness is a kind of defence mechanism. Name’s Captain Wentworth. Anne blew him out and now he’s back on the scene…. They’ve actually both been keeping me company all day, while I’ve been crafting and getting ahead of the TV shows next weekend. Saturday 15th : 11am 2pm 4pm I…

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Colour Therapy…

Colour Therapy…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Have I mentioned the beautiful new collection of Under The Sea ClarityStamps and Groovi plates designed by Cherry Green? Excited to be showcasing these this weekend! When? Sunday 2-4pm Where? On TV at Hochanda.com The other evening I was in a headspin. You know how it goes. Didn’t want to work anymore, didn’t want to watch the box, wanted to hang out with Dave. Out of sorts with myself, I think it’s called. Needed…

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When Japonica met Viola…

When Japonica met Viola…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. 27th January already? It can’t be! Blimey. I’m still looking at the box of decorations in the dining room which haven’t made it up the loft yet! May as well leave them downstairs at this rate; It’ll be Christmas again before we know it! Had a great day with Tina yesterday. It was good to catch up and have a proper heart to heart. Your flooding Facebook with your artwork using her designs this…

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Thinking about a Maclaren…

Thinking about a Maclaren…

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. On the way to the Chinese Shen Yun performance the other week, we drove past Maclaren Headquarters, Woking. “Oooh! Look! There’s the Maclaren Headquarters!” “Forget the cars! Look at the Silver Birches!!” What a wonderful avenue of silver birches! And in the twilight hour, they just looked magnificent. Then yesterday, Dave and I were out walking, and came across a whole forest of them again. Absolutely glorious right now. The lilac haze atop the…

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A little background noise…

A little background noise…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. All set to go-a-painting with the girls! We’re on emulsion, Dave’s on glossy blue. So many of you have invested in our Mixed Impression texture stamps which sold out double fast on telly before Christmas! I think we need a few demos to show you how to use them now!! Here’s a very simple technique, using the Fabric Texture stamps as a background for some very lovely old Claritystamps…. This is the one we…

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Here we come, ready or not!

Here we come, ready or not!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Early doors here. Dave’s gone to sort out the plumbing noise in the new building. Every time somebody flushes a loo, it sounds like we’re under attack from above!! And we’re planning on recording YouTubes there! Paul and I are prepping telly projects for tomorrow. These are the first TV shows of the year, so we want to dyb-dyb-dyb-dob-dob-dob! Either way, we’ve done the best we can do, we’ve put in the action; we’re…

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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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