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Oh the colours!!

Oh the colours!!

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. I was driving home this afternoon, the sun was shining down on the fields and meadows – and I was suddenly overwhelmed by the sheer beauty of it all. There is a stretch along the country road where the trees on either side reach up over us and join hands, creating the most spectacular tree tunnel along the way. Stretches for a good mile or so, and the colours today – with the sun…

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All is calm…

All is calm…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. A week ago today we were at the NEC in Birmingham, pedalling like crazy. Seems like months ago! Was it really only last weekend? I must check….yep. I was on Bauble Duty, demonstrating the new 2-way overlay baubles, which have proved so popular. Maybe the price offer is irrestible. Maybe you like the illustrations. Maybe both! There’s a 3 for 2 offer on the website, which I will leave there for another week, I…

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All depends how you look at things…

All depends how you look at things…

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Scurrying around here, changing horses, all set to head off to the NEC, Birmingham. Packing my demo kit here, and think I will stick to the plan: work around what we just did on telly – our new Christmas Baubles! Here’s a little sample I made which is quick and simple, and quite fun, too: How to: selection of Distress Oxide ink pads layered up on the second stamp in the Happy Christmas Set,…

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What a result! 19-7!!!

What a result! 19-7!!!

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Did you watch the rugby this morning? What a game! You had to see the English team come out of the starting blocks. It was unbelievable. They were 7 points up on New Zealand 90 seconds in! I was jumping round the living room like a nutter! Did my throat in screaming at the telly, too! What a work out! Made all the sweeter by the fact that our Mark was in the stadium…

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Shoes -Boots – Wellies today!

Shoes -Boots – Wellies today!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. What a downpour! Puddles like lakes down here in Kent! So it’s nice to be back in the warm and dry. Maria is on TV, showing off those wonderful Shoes Stamp by Cherry Green, which are now also available as Groovi Plates. You ask – we respond! Here is a step-by-step I did a while back, using the boot stamp, which is my personal favourite. The background is from our Shenandoah Designer Card. Love…

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This time next week…

This time next week…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Been looking ahead to this time next week. The 2-4 show on TV. So much to show you! So much to try out before then! But so much other stuff to do too! Let me show you just one of the new stampsets today. A typical Barbie Step by step, using a pair of stamps I drew these myself. That’ll do for a Sunday afternoon! These are sooo versatile! This one is called Peace…

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82 Today? No! 28!!

82 Today? No! 28!!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Happy Birthday to our Mum. Getting younger by the year! We’ve had a very pleasant couple of days, mooching and chatting. And this evening we’re going on a special excursion. Big surprise. The parents don’t know where we’re going. They just know smart dress required! More will be revealed…. As for Clarity – it’s the last day of the Sale of the Season today. So until midnight today, you can still dip in online,…

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Busy Sunday!

Busy Sunday!

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Running around now, setting up the next counter. What a two hours that was! I KNEW you would love these! And in Groovi too. What a fabulous job Cherry has done. Here’s that technique which I want to share – I just love it! I have used the Bird of Paradise, which just flew out the door, together with the Butterfly, the Dragonfly AND the Seahorse!! You could do this negative painting type technique…

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A Hairy Gelpress trick!

A Hairy Gelpress trick!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Yeah, I know. Hairy Gelpress sounds a bit gross! But if you have ever cleaned the hair out of a drain filter, then you’ll be able to cope with this! YUCK!!! Haha. All in the name of art. Saturday’s blog a new technique, right? So here’s how it works. You are using fusible fibre to do something completely different with a butterfly. You do the job, prep all the steps for telly, and then…

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Lucky we live in the sticks…

Lucky we live in the sticks…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Late night again, but the artboards are done and lovely! So Leyburn, here we come – ready or not!! Us, I mean! Dave’s shot off to buy a load of sourdough bread somewhere, to go with our tinned Clam Chowder, and I’ve got till he gets back to blog! Haha! What a caper. Or should I say clam?! So today, I have made a really quick n easy 5 minute little card, expressing my…

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