Monday, 29 October 2012

GETTING SNAPPY .....

Well, as they say better late than never, it's taken quite a while to get here, but got here it has...SNAP! that is.
Not quite sure what SNAP'S! all about ? ...Read on.....
Are you a Scrapbooker, Card Maker, Project Lifer or Smasher ?
If you answered yes to any of the above then this stash is for YOU :) :) 
It's one of the simplest, stylish and easiest products that I've worked with. You literally put a project together in a SNAP!
Here's a simple layout I did last night...it took about 20 mins, and most of that was choosing the photos LOL !!


Next is a card and although it's been made using the Color Vibe Collection, you can see how easily it works for christmas.
All I have to do now is go buy a gift card to slide in the front pocket.


I'm thinking on teaching some classes on this quick and simple style of crafting so if anyone's interested, just contact me.

Right I'm off for a play day (Yes I'll be using my SNAP!) 
Have a great day
Hugs
Marion xx

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

ARE YOU FREE ON ......

Sunday 11th November ?????

Then why not come along to Barb's fabulous Xmas Card Class at 10am....
You'll be making 4 stunning cards, all with a christmas theme. Hurry spaces are going QUICK !!!
If you want to book, just call 01268 530933
Oh and did I mention it's only £15.00 !!!!

THE SUGAR AND SPICE CUSTOMER MARKET EVENT

This takes place on 24th November, so if you want to sell all your old stash and get some Sugar and Spice Gift Vouchers to spoil yourself with then contact us for the details. We've only got a few selling spaces left....HURRY.....
Our two top sellers of the last event walked away with £92.50 and £86.00 respectively in vouchers...not bad for stash they no longer used !!!

Hugs
Marion 
xxx

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

A CHEEKY LITTLE NUMBER....

This month for Fantastic Ribbons we had to incorporate sewing in our project....Well, I thought and thought and though and came up a project sewing with the Bakers Twine...BUT ALAS...I didn't have any...thats what I get for coming up with a design before I looked in my box of lushness.
So I reverted to doing a favourite of mine....making flowers !!! I went for the simplest of designs and taking the gorgeous lace, I did a running stitch along the very bottom of the lace and gathered it up in a circle and placed it between the brad and paper flower that I'd previously coloured, I also run a length along the card stock, just so I had another excuse to use it. !!!
Lace adds such a softness to your projects, I think it should be law that it's used on 90% of 
everything you make :) :) 

So although it's a very simple design, it works for so many occasions
Hugs
Marion xx

Sunday, 14 October 2012

A LITTLE VIDEO TUTORIAL....

Now, you know I love making flowers and sharing the makings with you.
Well today is no exception :) :) 
I've just done a video tutorial on this little flower of lushness....
It's so simple to do...as with all my projects... hee hee !!!
You can view it here....


Things have been really busy at the shop.... and we really THANK YOU for that :) :) 
I'm ordering more Pan Pastels, couldn't quite believe how quick they went. Also looking to do a demo day on them and share the fun. Keep you're eyes peeled for the date.

We've got some fabbi classes coming up for you, Barb's got THE most gorgeous project that you all just NEED, Nina's done some AMAZING christmas cards and I'm doing a YUMMY mini album, you can check out the dates etc on the website ...although Barb's and Nina's aren't on there yet....I know, I know, I need to get my finger out, I promise they will be on on Tuesday :) :) 

My three NEW stamp designs have sold out AGAIN...Thank you ..... so they are being
 re-ordered as I type !!!!

I sent out a newsletter yesterday re the Sugar and Spice Customer Market Event, this one will be taking place on Saturday 24th November, so if you want to sell your stash and get some Sugar and Spice gift vouchers in return, contact us and book yourself in....Limited Spaces

Right off to get my post for Fantastic Ribbons sorted out, should be up in a couple of days

See you all soon 
Hugs
Marion xxx


Wednesday, 10 October 2012

I'm a VERY BAD blogger !!!!

Where have I been ???? It seems like I was at Ally Pally, then everything just merged into one and the days just flew by !!! And here I am now :) :)

So what's gone on since Ally ? Well, we've finally taken delivery of the fabulous MINI Martha Boards....yes, you heard right...mini ones, oh my they are so cute !!! We've all but sold out of all the extra WOW stash we had in, I'll have to see if they'll let me have some more, I have to say I think it's been one of our best offers EVER..
Our NEW stamps have come back in stock, although there's not many left again !!
I just heard yesterday that the moulds are coming back in stock in next Tuesday, including the gorgeous button and clock ones :) :)
And now for the big reveal.....hopefully, by this weekend we will have the fabulous Pan Pastels in stock. Oh my, these are absolutely wonderful to work with, I was introduced to them by the wonderful Lynne Gilbert...and yes, we are working on a date to have Lynne in to teach with these...watch this space. The hardest thing was choosing which colours.

Ninas just designed a new Christmas card class, they are absolutely beautiful, I'll be putting the deets up on the site today ...here's a sneak peak.



Hugs
Marion xxxxx


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