Fresh Cuts Die Club – Join Today!

Fresh Cuts Die Club – Join Today!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. 3 hours in the dentist chair this morning. Just keeping your mouth wide open for 3 hours is bad enough, without all the drilling and cold water spray. I HATE the cold water spray. On sensitive teeth, it’s like torture. Now the drugs have worn off, I really don’t feel that great, so how about a quick step by step from the TV shows last Sunday, using one of those beautiful new Fresh Cut…

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What are the chances?

What are the chances?

Hi there! Thanks for joining me today. Go get a cuppa, and savour this one; it is special. Serendipity. I love that word. You know, happy chance, uncanny coincidence. But the word is beautiful, isn’t it? I’ve always had a passion for language. I love playing with words – you know that! I love calligraphy, fonts, poetry, books, papers. When you think about it, I suppose the transition from language school in Germany to Paper-Craft company in England isn’t that…

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I visited a Queen on Youtube Tuesday !

I visited a Queen on Youtube Tuesday !

Hi there. Thanks for popping in today. Here’s a Youtube I did showing off Josie’s fantastic Grid Duet plates. Like most things parchment, it took a while, both to film and edit! But hey! This is the only way I could think to get across how to use these fab grids efficiently.             I do hope you enjoyed that! There is a 20% discount on many of the items I used in the video, …so…

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Kind Hearts are the Garden

Kind Hearts are the Garden

Hi there!Thanks for popping in. Just got home from a couple of days in Peterborough. Thank you so much for making our TV shows on HOCHANDA such a success! The uptake for the Craftalong Class on February 17th has been nothing short of amazing. Michelle, our buyer (and a personal friend I might add), was so chuffed on Sunday ! She had come in to the TV studio on her day off, just to be supportive and help – and…

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Welcome home Tina! Look what we’ve done with your flowers!

Welcome home Tina! Look what we’ve done with your flowers!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Busy afternoon here at HOCHANDA! The Craftalonga Barbie Class on the 17th February is going to be busy! Good grief!! But I wanted to welcome Tina back to Blighty! She’s been in the States with her family, and has been travelling back since Friday! So rather than turn up at the airport with a bunch of flowers, How about a WELCOME HOME, and LOOK what we’ve done with your flowers, TINA!! xxxxxxx At 6…

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A Garden Heart

A Garden Heart

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Just a quickie today. Dave‘s loading the car outside with all the gear and then I have to skidaddle! I’m off up to Hochanda early this weekend. Meeting a friend this evening, which will be nice. Here are the times of the TV Shows tomorrow. together with a little peep at what’s coming up … Join me in the afternoon for a 2 hour session using a Flower Heart which I drew a while…

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Taking down the decorations and taking down the price!

Taking down the decorations and taking down the price!

Hi there! Thanks for popping in ! What a busy day we have had. Ticked a load of boxes for HOCHANDA telly Sunday. All packed and ready to rock n roll now!! Call me pedantic, but there’s no way José I’m going on live TV without being prepped to the hilt !!! And there’s so much to consider on the first Clarity Show of the year! In addition, I have to take the decorations down today. Not done yet….. All…

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I’m going back to school…

I’m going back to school…

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Still pedalling away with Paul, getting geared up for the HOCHANDA Sunday 2-4pm TV show. There’s quite a buzz around the building. On Sunday I shall be launching something many of you have been waiting for…. A Craftalongabarbie session the following month! Remember, back in the day, I used to do a live Classroom show on telly? And many of you used to craftalong at home? It was a huge success. So much so,…

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Quick & Easy, that’s me !

Quick & Easy, that’s me !

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Been working away at the Sunday TV show demos today. Got some very lovely stamps and dies and stencils to showcase. I do hope you like them. Here’s a snippet from one of the projects I hope to be showing you during the Sunday 2-4pm show on HOCHANDA The new blog format is proving to be a challenge, I must say! In the front garden, what you are looking at, nothing has changed at…

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First Day of the New Year!

First Day of the New Year!

  Hi there,Thanks for joining me on the first day of 2019! Have you got any plans for the coming year? Is there anything already pencilled in on your calendar? I have already got a pretty full schedule. Our Open Days and Retreats and HOCHANDA TV shows are set in stone for the whole year, so unless something unexpected happens, the regular shows and events are firmly fixed. In fact, why don’t I give you a copy of our main…

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