10/11/2012

Hobbycrafts Craft Fair, NEC, Birmingham Nov 2012

Thanks to every one who's called into the Ali Caft Stand to say hi. The make and take sessions have been a great success and its been lovely to meet you all face to face.  There are more make and take sessions tomorrow (Sunday) so if your coming to the show do call by the stand (A24) .  I've got lots of my Graphic 45 projects on display for you to look at and Ali has the G45 paper collections for sale on the stand too.  

Here's a little something I made for the show. It's an oriental screen made from the Bird Song Collection.  The papers in this collection are really striking and truly capture the feel of the east.  There's loads of adorable images to cut out if you enjoy fussy cutting !!!! :-) 
  
My Bird Song Screen - Made for the Ali Craft Stand A24 
Hobbycrafts Craft Fair Nov 2012
Bird Song Oriental Screen - left panel
Bird Song Oriental Screen - right panel
Bird Song Oriental Screen - back left panel 
Bird Song Oriental Screen - back left panel 
 Happy Crafting everyone :-) C

14 comments:

  1. Very much looking forward to my first craft show... slightly terrified about it being such a huge one, but I can't wait. I'll be there tomorrow!
    Alison x

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    1. Hi Alison, thanks for stopping by my blog, and look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Its been really busy today. theres loads of stands with some amazing products. Ttfn :-) C

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  2. Fantastic so wished I could have been there but alas work keeps me away.. this is so striking and very bright .. I will def be looking out for this theme ... as always you have me inspired sooooo think I should get myself into gear and get up into my craft room .... Thank you lol :o)

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    1. Hi Mark, lovely to hear form you, and apologies for not mailing you back last week. I'm off into hospital on Tuesday for a hip replacement, so being at the show has been great for focusing the mnd on everything but!!. I'm sure I'll be crafting as therapy while I start walking again so keep tuned and speak soon :-) Hugs C

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  3. Morning Clare, Your project today, as always, is stunning, I absolutely love what you have done with the Bird Song pad, I love all the rich colours.
    It was brilliant to see you at Birmingham, I did your 11am slot on Thursday and it was fantastic. I can't wait to do your workshops in January, I'm so excited.
    All my thoughts and prayers will be with you on Tuesday for your op, and I'm sure you will use your time afterwards being creative, while you are laid up. Do get well soon.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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    1. H Patricia, thanks you for stopping by my blog It was lovely to meet you to and am looking forward to our next workshop. The show has been a great distraction for whats happening over the next couple of days. Thanks so much for your well wishes and see you soon. Hugs Cxx

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  4. Claire, your oriental screen is just gorgeous. I had almost decided not to buy this collection. But, after seeing what you have done with it, I have to have it. I do love your creative spirit. You are such an inspiration. Joyce

    P.S. I will say a prayer for you on Tuesday and I will tell you that my cousin had hip replacement surgery at the end of August and she is now like a new woman with no pain.

    http://joynana-lovethatpaper.blogspot.com/

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  5. This is so beautiful. I love Graphic 45 papers and this collection is just yummy, a different take on Oriental. Hope your op goes well: it'll be worth it in the end. Look after yourself & take care xxx Keren

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    1. Hi Karen, thank you so much for your lovely comments and well wishes. Take care too x C

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  6. Hi Clare just popped by to say what wonderful albums, I did a tag with you at the NEC on Thursday but I bet you are worn out and probably a smidge fed up doing so many of them. Just love Graphic 45 problem is I just buy the papers and then hate cutting into them so I just get them out for a stroke occasionally.
    hugs and best wishes
    Daniele

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  7. Hi Daniele, lovely to hear form you and thansk so much for stopping by my blog. It was lovely to meet you. I love doing the shows and whilst its tiring I love sharing what I've learned with everyone. It never ceased to amaze me that so many people come to my workshops :-). Take the plunge cut into those papers, and make your self something gorgeous. You'll find loads of inspiration on my You Tube channel if you haven t been there already. Hugs to you too Bw C

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  8. Hi Clare, I a great time at NEC on Saturday and Sunday, but especially doing the tag with you yesterday. I'm sitting her this morning looking at all my stash. xxx Francesca

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  9. Hi Clare. Beautiful project!! You can't imagine what an inspiration you are to me. I so..so..love your work. I've watched many of your video's and enjoy each one. And of course as well as all of your gorgeous projects. Thank you for sharing so much and remembering that even though your far advanced in this craft journey, you haven't forgotten some of us still have a long way to go and want to learn and grow. Your very clear in your tutorials which really helps. Always Mary

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  10. This is fabulous! I was away all week last week, and unable to check my blogs, but had to see what you have been up to. The design on this is stunning...elegant, classic, and so perfectly executed. I love our work!

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