14/11/2014

Time to Flourish...........

Time to Flourish Card by Clare Charvill Graphic 45

It's a wet old day here but a glimmer of sunshine just walked through the door.  Beckie, Oli's old girlfriend bought a huge smile to a dismal day.  It was lovely to see her and have a catch up on all her news.  She's been a real busy bean :-)  
To say I was over excited yesterday was an understatement.  I've been looking forward to a delivery from America and its here.  Sent with oodles of Graphic 45 love from Portland.  Thank you Diane, Charee and Aimee once again for your amazing generosity.  

 I'm up to my knees in the Christmas collection but had to take time out to have a browse thought the pads.  If you haven't seen the Time to Flourish collection yet, here's a short vid and some close up pics of the papers.  

The whole collection is full of the most amazing detail and stunning imagery that Diane and her team of designers create for us to get crafty with.  Every page takes you on a journey throughout the seasons, and many of the pages coordinate with older collections too.  There's an addition to the collection time, a full 8 x 8 calendar pad and separate one with cut outs and patterns. A definite for the Christmas pressie list if you haven't ordered already. 

Talking of Christmas I have to head back to the Night before Christmas and get a wiggle on with our album for the retreat next week.  I've set myself a target of two more pages, cut out, instructions written and videos done before I head over to Daisy's Jewels and Crafts later for a jam packed Christmas Sleigh class.  Looking forward to seeing you if you're coming along. 

Have a lovely day and look forward to catching up again soon :-) C

15 comments:

  1. You're right. How can you cut into it since those papers are so gorgeous! But it must be done, lol. Can't wait to see what you make with them!! Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Ruth Ann xoxo

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    1. Hi Ruth Ann thanks for calling by the little old blog. I;m definitely having a can't cut into those moment lol!!! Huge hugs to you an yours across the pond xx

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  2. Clare these papers are so gorgeous!! I am glad to see Graphic 45 coming back with pretty pretty colors!!!
    I just sent for these pretty papers!!!! Can't wait to get them!!!
    Love, love, love what you do and thank you for sharing with us!!
    Your friend Judy in Arizona!!

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    1. Hi July, thanks for calling by the blog. these papers are both pretty pretty and dark too depending on the month and go with so many of the other collections too xx Hugs to you and speak soon xx

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  3. Morning Clare from a dismal and foggy N.E. Those papers are so beautiful and whilst i will get the 12x12 pad, there is no way that I'll be cutting into them; probably frame some to display around the house. However if I win the lottery i might buy a few more and cut into THEM. Enjoy your weekend and try not to work too hard. Can't wait to see your projects. Hugs xxPauline A

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    1. Hi Pauline thanks for calling by the blog. I'm not going to be able to cut into these gorgeous papers for a while either. Hope you re weeks going well xx

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  4. Lovely Clare- I must get this one X

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    1. Hi Cheryl, thanks for calling by and apologies for not getting back to you sooner. Its a bit manic here with projects coming out of my ears lol!!! well not literally. Papers are truly gorgeous. Hope you're Ok xx

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous!!!! My list of ideas and projects are buzzing as well!!! Thanks so much for sharing. I am excited for this one as well! :) Graphic 45 never let's us down!!

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    1. Hi there, thanks for calling by the blog. I'm looking forward to seeing all the projects that we'll all be making with these beautiful papers. :-)

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  6. Hi Clare, Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous, Graphic 45 never disappoints !!
    Enjoy your weekend, I hope you get time for a bit of R&R haha.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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    1. Hi Patricia, I've finally found a moment to write some reply's on the blog. Sorry its taken me so long!!! No rest for me this end. My last retreat of the year starts on Friday. Three days over 30 of us and 150 kits to pack up for the projects were making. andy the Elf is on Car packing duty and the kiddie winkies are on standby to help if we need them!!! Looking forward to now all the projects are finished and ready to be remade :-) Hope all's well your end xx

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  7. Beautiful papers Clare…definitely on my Wish List x

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    1. Hi Jo, thanks for calling by the blog. Stoke them smell them and put those gorgeous papers in the cupboard to keep lol!!!! Hope alls well with you x

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