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Kaa Salama! Stay Safe!

Kaa Salama! Stay Safe!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Had such a fun morning in the SHAC Shack. Who knew we spoke Swahili too?!? To be continued…when? Tomorrow at 10 am of course! To continue the Africa Day Celebrations and get your creative juices flowing, let’s take a look at a few fab artsamples which I found in our Africa Box… These wonderful animal stamps have been illustrated by our good friend Mel Turner. Come complete with masks. And I drew the Maasai…

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A Gelpress Step by Step…

A Gelpress Step by Step…

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Beautiful sunny day here in East Sussex again. Thoroughly enjoyed the daily doodle this morning. Hope those of you who joined in did too! I am loving the finished artworks you are posting on our Facebook group, Clarity Worldwide! Who knew we were all such great illustrators?!? Well, you never know until you try, do you. We are on HOCHANDA TV today too, showcasing some of my very favourite designs: the Birds in the…

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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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I Escaped !

I Escaped !

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Many thanks for all the kind Birthday wishes, cards and gifts yesterday. Didn’t feel like Friday 13th at all to me !!! Mind you, this Corona Virus is starting to gather momentum. Frightening, isn’t it. It’s certainly getting very serious close to home now. Like the expert said on the news this evening, we have to take responsibility for ourselves, not rely on the government for the answers. Just because the Government hasn’t shut…

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Trip down Memory Lane…

Trip down Memory Lane…

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. All systems go here, so if I want to calm it Kermit, it’s always best to hide away and get arty for an hour. When I lose myself in being arty-crafty, that washing machine head of mine stops spinning, the voices shut up telling me what to think, and I actually seem leave the vortex that is my life at the moment, and just focus happily on whatever it is I am making. So…

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Chop your Baubles Up! One step at a time!

Chop your Baubles Up! One step at a time!

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Happy Monday. Last day of the GRAY WEEKEND SALE> Wowee. Ends midnight tonight. So you’ve got till then to head on over to the website and place your last orders. As was explained yesterday, not only are we offering 33% discount + NDC Members Discounts, should you be able to find something on the website that you absolutely HAVE TO HAVE, and thus manage to spend £20 (after all discounts), we will send you…

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A Magic Ink Pad….

A Magic Ink Pad….

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Spent the day giving the artboards for Leyburn a big makeover. 10 hours, and I’ve not even finished the Groovi boards yet! They certainly needed it! Tomorrow I shall have another run at it, and then that will be pretty peachy for Leyburn, Port Sunny AND the NEC! Our lovely Lisa – she who who usually does this job – gave birth to a lovely little baby boy this weekend. I am sure you…

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