Join our Club!

Join our Club!

Hi everyone! Paul here standing in for Barb (she has popped off to see that man about his dog again!) so I will be covering until Barb is back. This also means that unfortunately there will be no SHAC Shack tomorrow at 10am. Today I thought I would talk about the Clarity Craft Clubs and the Members Half Price Sale which starts tomorrow. Most of you who read the blog are already members of the Clarity Craft Clubs or aware…

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Trying to get a handle on it…

Trying to get a handle on it…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Busy day today. Busy Thinking Day. Thinking days always leaves me zapped by the afternoon. That’s okay though. It’s the WEEKEND!! And in the meantime, I’m trying to get a handle on it all !! Looking very handmade, aren’t they/! Nothing uniform here! Just as well! The cups are pretty individual too! Getting the same size takes time and practice, so I will get there eventually. Nothing that time and a little application won’t…

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Sort it out Woman! BOGOF!

Sort it out Woman! BOGOF!

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. Been blitzing my artroom today. What a mess! A real shambles actually. Honestly, I have never been great at filing. When I come back from a show or a demo day, I just dump all the craft gear, and dash off to the next job, saying I’ll come back to it later – as I skip off into the distance… Thing is, if you keep doing that, you end up with this: After a…

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Beautiful Groovi Butterflies!

Beautiful Groovi Butterflies!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Do you remember the beautiful butterflies and moths stamps from Cherry Green that we launched back in February? There were completed – ink it and stamp it – version, and then we deconstructed the artwork into loads of stamps, so that you could build your own art. Then you may recall we did a Barbie Craftalong with glorious single butterflies and moths… Remember? We like them so much, we played with them together not…

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Oh Joy!

Oh Joy!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. How about taking a closer look at one of the projects from Sunday’s TV show, using the Nursery Rhyme ABC Stamps? It’s a real simple one, but a great technique if you haveinvested in the Victorian letters or the 12 Days of Christmas numbers. Pick a Designer Paper to stamp on. Here we are using Amazonia. Let’s not waste it either…cut out the middle with a nested square Fresh Cut die. Then we can…

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Do your Bit .

Do your Bit .

Hi There!Happy Monday! Sunny day here in the southeast of England. A welcome change after yesterday’s deluge! July? July?!?! What is happening ?! Hundreds of people are dying in Canada because of the insane heat, the icecaps are melting away, and we’re flooding. Anybody who can’t recognise extreme climate change, who doesn’t think global warming is real, is a fool. Here are 10 very simple ways to help, to do your bit. Copied and pasted from the internet. And before…

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Rhyme Time!!

Rhyme Time!!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Just a quick pic of one of today’s telly demos I’ve done, using the new Nursery Rhyme ABC stamps, together with the Letterbox ABC and the Basic Background Stencils. They work really well together… I hope you can join me on The Craft Store between 2pm and 4 pm today. The 12 Days of Christmas are being launched too! I was just chatting to Grace on Facetime. We were discussing what’s coming up on…

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July 4th Weekend!

July 4th Weekend!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Just been putting the final touches to the prep for tomorrow’s TV show on The CraftStore.com 2-4pm. I’m travelling up to the Studios bright and early, so everything needs to be packed and ready before the end of play today! Hey. If I forgot something I shall have to improvise…after all these years I really ought to be able to wing it more! But the thought of rocking up to a live TV show…

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Christmas ?! Really????

Christmas ?! Really????

Hi there. Or should I say Ho Ho Ho?! Thanks for popping in. Yep, you guessed it. Tis the Season to be jolly on the Craft Store TV Channel this weekend! I know, I know. Christmas in July? Really? But that’s what we crafters do! Many of us start making our Christmas Cards in the summer! We had our Christmas meeting at work back in April! Somebody at the meeting suggested that The 12 Days of Christmas might be a…

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More bloggy winners!

More bloggy winners!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Grace has chosen the final Bloggy Winners from the Clarity Matters blog that were up for grabs as part of our #ClarityOpenDayFestival Thank you to everyone that took part! Giveaway #1 – A Groovi Go! Starter Kit Name your favourite animal! the winners are……………..1. Helen Tilley – Butterflies2. Julie Bell – Dogs Giveaway #3 – Box of Perga Liner Pencils What is your favourite craft product? the winners are…………….1. Sue Lawson – Groovi Starter…

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