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Grandparents are Precious

Grandparents are Precious

Hi there! Thanks again for joining me. Took the kids over to Oma and Grandad’s this morning, had some of Oma’s good ol’ German potato soup, and left them there. They wanted to spend the weekend with their grandparents,  which I think is pretty special, don’t you? Just like the good old days, when I used to drop them off with Mum and Dad, so that I could go do a show, an exhibition or a workshop. So here I…

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Make your own Ink Pads

Make your own Ink Pads

Hello there! Thanks for popping in. Saturday’s blog a new technique, eh? To who? To you ? To me? Sometimes I think we are galloping forward at such a speed,  looking for new things, that we forget some of the special tricks we discovered a while back. This one for example: Ranger Distress Inks used to paint a stamp. Making our own ink palette to fit the stamp. Let’s take a closer look… Are you familiar with our Garden Heart…

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My bags are packed…

My bags are packed…

Hi there! How are you today? How am I ? Well, I’ve got a thist of dings to lo as yong as my larm; if fact, I think I just saw myself fly past the window! I keep humming this tune, which is never a good sign…. But joking aside, one day at a time is the only way forward. So the first thing today is you, and our blog. Here’s a simple step-by-step card for you to try. The…

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Mountains and Pearls…

Mountains and Pearls…

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. Saturday’s blog a new technique, so I decided to get out  a cool stamp and some Perfect pearl Mica Powders, and have a play… The set above, 7 colours, is the set I used here. Do you know that in this weekend’s sale, that set is reduced from £17.99 to £14.39 for the whole set?  With another 10% off for club members!  Tis true!! I just checked!! CLICK HERE So anyway, using a Black…

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Hello Petal or Howdi Folks??

Hello Petal or Howdi Folks??

Hi Guys! Thanks so much for stopping by! How are y’all? Yes, as you may well be aware, we are on our way to sunny LA for the World premier of Claritystamps in the States. Whoever would have thought that this little English company that is Claritystamp would be headlining a TV launch in the States? When? Where? I will tell you everything I know on Friday,  when we’re there.  In the meantime, let’s get grounded and do a project….

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Advent Day No. 21….A Festive Panel.

Advent Day No. 21….A Festive Panel.

Hello there!Thanks for popping in again. I want to thank all of you who left a comment  on yesterday’s blogpost. It was a real turning point for me actually.  After all my protests about Panic Saturday, and  “I’m not stepping foot in a shop today”, late last night I went shopping after all! But not as you think.  Took somebody’s suggestion, looked up local food banks and their needs, went to the supermarket, filled the boot with – as Wanda pointed…

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Advent Day No. 17 and some fresh snow…

Advent Day No. 17 and some fresh snow…

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. Wednesday already ! Oh boy! Christmas Eve is looming fast here, and I haven’t written a card yet!!! I am rubbish, I really am.  What an ambassador for a stamp company! But this evening I shall get my act together…. Here’s a little Christmas offering, in anticipation of this Big Freeze which is supposed to be descending on us in January.  Hands up who believes it…. Used a Deckle-edged die,  which is very unusual…

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Ever let the fancy roam….with a little Shaving Foam…

Ever let the fancy roam….with a little Shaving Foam…

Hello there!Thanks for stopping by. Thursday’s blog is something blue,  so here’s a blue Shaving foam piece which I want to adapt… I’ve done a short You Tube Video on how to make cool shaving foam backgrounds. I’ll put the link at the end for you, just in case you’ve forgotten how it goes… But let’s carry on with this pic, shall we? I just had to use my lad again. I LOVE this stamp! Boy and Birds There’s not…

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Introducing Bill the Moose…

Introducing Bill the Moose…

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by. Wednesday’s blog is something new, so here’s a brand new kit which was showcased on TV recently. Oak Deer Set The question is : Is it a he or a she? Well, girls don’t have antlers for a start! So unless she’s wearing falsies, it’s a boy! Is it a Moose, or is it a Stag? mmmm… the jury’s out on that one! Let’s have some fun either way! Let’s only use a part…

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Madonna and Glitter – Old Style!

Madonna and Glitter – Old Style!

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by. Advent Day No. 4 and it’s Thursday’s Blue Blog. So I thought I’d showcase Madonna  and some fabulous embossing glitters. So off to the cupboard to find Madonna. Well God bless my daughter Grace, because last time she was home she organised my stencils into folders. Just take a look at this… At the front there are mini graphics of all the stencils  in this particular folder, so I can flick straight to the…

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