The final wrap

The final wrap

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Starting tomorrow, we’ve got quite the TV bonanza on Create & Craft. Paul’s on first, at 1pm and 5pm, with the last in the It’s a Wrap series of fabulous Groovi plates, designed by Linda Williams. Bells and Hearts this time. It is certainly perfect timing for the Wedding season! We are also looking forward to a big family wedding in September. Our son Mark and his lovely fiancée Alex are tying the knot…

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Pugmill rocks!!

Pugmill rocks!!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Busy Monday. Always starts well in the SHAC, and today was no different. What a great way to tee up the week, with a lovely bunch of like-minded buddies, doodling and colouring in our Hippy Chicks! If you missed it, then you can always catch up here: You may have caught me telling you about a pottery breakthrough I had yesterday. Well, #madeinmay friends! Sunday was a big day in the life of Barb…

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A Clarity Crossword for you to try…

A Clarity Crossword for you to try…

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Sunny day here in the South East. Crowborough, East Sussex, to be more precise. It was fresh early doors this morning, but once the sun came out to play, it started warming up nicely. What about you? Where are you, and what’s the weather forecast? Leave a post below, tell us your whereabouts, look out the window, then tell us what it’s doing outside! It’s just interesting for all of us to know where…

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Pinch me!

Pinch me!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Last minute blog. before we head up the apple and pears. #Madeinmay today? I received a lovely email from another Barbara, who said I had #madeherdayinmay, which was rather gratifying to hear. Me? I watched and cheered for our good friend Deborah Wheeler on Create & Craft today. She was evidently still feeling pretty poorly, but nonetheless, she kept going. So a big cheer to her for keeping the show entertaining and informative. I…

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Going Retro with Deborah

Going Retro with Deborah

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Have you enjoyed your day? Did you make something, dear #madeinmay buddy? I did! I made 3 bowls in preparation for the Open Days! Haven’t been on the wheel for ages, so was a bit apprehensive that I might have lost my touch. But no. These will turn beautifully tomorrow. It’s coming along nicely… Remember I said – in honour of our #madeinmay movement – that I would pick a random winner from all…

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She’ll go even faster!

She’ll go even faster!

Thanks for popping in. Oh happy day! Just watched Paul do a cracking job launching our new Paper Stitch Collection, by Tina Cox. So gratifying to see that you see what we see. Now we just have to get back to printing more of the Design packs! Trust me. We made LOADS! In the meantime though, the Paper Stitch Starter Kit (the actual One Day Special Offer) is still available, so Paul will have something to hang his demos on!…

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All Stitched Up!

All Stitched Up!

Hi there Thanks so much for popping in! Oh boy! Have we got something fab lined up for you tomorrow on Create and Craft! Brand new product launch…. It is exactly what it says in the name. Embroidery Patterns printed onto card, ready to be coloured and stitched. Beautiful, and straight forward. Instructions inside, enlarged, clear and easy to follow. Each kit contains enough printed toppers, cards and envelopes to complete 4 pieces. And there are four designs being launched…

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Made in May starts Today!

Made in May starts Today!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. It’s been a busy day back in the Clarity saddle. The SHAC at 10 is always a great way to focus the mind. And those girls are certainly Hippy Chicks! Here’s a pic of the Hippy Bus we drew together previously… As I was saying this morning in the SHAC, I spent pretty much the whole week and weekend making, making, making. Making prints, making pots, making nice meals, making cards. Dave too. He…

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In the Frame with Jane

In the Frame with Jane

Hi everyone, Paul here standing in for Barb whilst she has a bit of a break. The super Jane Telford will be heading up The Pergamano Show on Create & Craft at 11am & 3pm today with some brand new essential Groovi plates – Nested Square Lace Frames with some Bijou Ribbon Sentiments. You may already be familiar with Nested Circle Lace Frames that Jim created back in the day. So many frames on each plate, it all depends on…

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Pure Classics

Pure Classics

Hi there Thanks for popping in! Blogging on my phone in the car, on the way back from a brilliant evening with the Gray family. It is my Aunty Esther’s 80th birthday, so we had a fabulous dinner party in Bury St Edmunds. So good to spend time with all my cousins! But now we’re headed back to Kent, only to get back on the M11 and up to Create and Craft tomorrow! Sunday 3pm-5pm Special stamps tomorrow. Really special….

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