Have just done a sneak peek of one of the yummy projects were going to be doing on THE Retreat, on our Facebook page, then I felt guilty in case you guys don't get to see it...so here goes....... Enjoy Hugs Marion xxx
Don't forget, this Saturday is SALE DAY....save yourself an amazing 20% off everything, with the usual exceptions, you know the rules ;)
Let's make lots of room for all the lushness hitting the shelves for our birthday event.
So come and grab yourself a bargain and stock up on all those essentials betwee 10am and 5pm See you there :) :) Hugs Marion xxx
See I knew it wouldn't take long..... It's not even in Hertfordshire it's in BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - still just off the M25 and YES we did go there, but you know what it's like two blonde birds and a sat nav... we were happy !!!
Anyhoo's here's the link to it so you can see the luxury for yourselves
For those of you who aren't on our newsletter, this is just to be fair so that you all get a looksie....
Well we've FINALLY gone and done it !!! Booked the hotel, and it's rather LUSH, if I may say so myself !!! So if you're interested in coming to our FIRST ever retreat then read on:
* You will make a minimum of 4 LUSH projects to take home and admire
* There will be prize giveaways and LOTS of FUN
* Option to crop on the Saturday evening
* Set in a beautiful hotel in the Buckinghamshire countryside
* Easy access from the M25
* Accommodation Saturday night, please note all rooms are single occupancy
* Unlimited, tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit
* Saturday 2 course buffet lunch
* Saturday 3 course evening meal
* Sunday breakfast
* Sunday 2 course buffet lunch
* Our own dedicated craft room
* Sugar and Spice Shop (Yay) !!!
* Access to leisure facilities, includes, swimming pool and gymnasium
WHEN IS IT .......... 11th/12th May 2013
HOW MUCH IS IT..... £335.00
....To book your place on Kirsty's Card Class at Sugar and Spice.
Oh my, she's just sent me through the sneaks and they look soooooo LUSH, we expect nothing less from her, the woman is a card maker extraordinaire
Here's a few sneaks I'll share with you...
She teaches you how to get the most out of your products..... So if you want to be on one OR two of her classes (she's here ALL day) then choose either morning or afternoon OR both, as they are both different.
The morning session is 3 cards and a papercraft bag (Delicious) the afternoon session is 3 cards and a pizza box...yes you read right, this is so cute !!!
So all you need to do to grab your place is be free on SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER from 10am and then call the shop on 01268 530933 AND the best thing is they are only £15.00 per session... I know !!!!!! FAB Right !!
This month's blog post for Fantastic Ribbons is all about sewing..... Well, you know me, any excuse to make flowers !!! So here's a gorgeous, quick and simple flower to make to embellish any of your favourite projects.
I used the 33mm wide Becky Gingham in Burgundy, you can find it HERE, it's a fab ribbon to use as it has a slight stiffness to it, that holds the "petals". The first thing you want to do is cut a petal shape from the ribbon, I cut mine freehand but you could always make a template.
Cut 5 petals then using a running stitch, stitch them all in a line leaving some thread either end.
Then pull so they all gather together and tie the ends of the threads.
For the centre I used the Satin Edge Organza, you can find it HERE, this time I did a running stitch but in a zig zag
Then, exactly the same, leave some thread either end and then pull, and again, tie off, this gives the most scrunchy flower effect, perfect for centres and the satin edge really gives i…
Well, since I've been back from the States, the sun's shone a bit .... on and off, but that didn't put me off making a Mini Pocket Album to share in a class.
It's got so much colour and many wonderful techniques in it and you even get a yummy full set of Alphas from Clever Handmade (Heidi Grace to me and you) :) :)
I've just put it up on the website under October Classes, so if you want to book just give us a ring.
Addi's been busy setting the table out for the Sugar and Spice Customer Event...it starts tonight at 4pm...so much lushness, at unbelievable prices !!!!
The Scrapbooking for Beginners Course is starting on the 8th September for 6 weeks, so places have already been taken, so if you want to get on this give us a ring
Kirsty Wiseman is gracing us with her presence on the 1st September to do some amazing card making classes .... one day ONLY...get yourself booked in NOW !!!
Oh... and a quick reminder, Nina's doing some great kids classes this holid…