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what a great weekend we had......

Graphic 45 Crafters Retreat with Clare Charvill UK Ambassador Afternoon everyone, what a great time we all had together last weekend.  Ladies thank you so much for joining me, loved our weekend together and your projects looked stunning as they came together.  Huge thanks to Cathy & Helena for all your help over the weekend and to all the staff at the Holiday Inn who looked after us during our stay.  
Here's our project line up  .......
 and a Bureau and mini album in the two collections: 
Little Women Bureau and Mini Album Graphic 45  Sun Kissed Bureau and Mini Album 2 Graphic 45
Little Women Bureau and Mini Album 1 Graphic 45  Sun Kissed Bureau and Mini Album 1 Graphic 45
Sun Kissed Bureau and Mini Album Graphic 45
and here they all are coming together: 

Little Women Bureau and Mini Album 4 Graphic 45 Sun kissed Bureau and Mini Album 5 Graphic 45 Little Women Bureau and Mini Album 5 Graphic 45
We had two Birthday girls in the room - Elizabeth and Penni - hope you had lovely days ladies. 
Sue with her finished project WHOP WHOP ..........................  
and Elaines gorgeous envelopes, cards and pockets that she added into her album and case. 

oh! who's is that untidy demo table lol!!!!   
Our next Crafters Retreat is later this year in November, at the Holiday Inn, Kenilworth.  Here's the link to more info and bookings 
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With a little over 24 hours left to enter this months giveaway, click here if you'd like to leave a comment and be in with a chance to win some fab blog candy. Our winner will be announced here on the blog on 1st May, along with the launch of our new Kit of the Month. 
Have a fun rest of your day and look forward to catching up again on 1st May. :-) 


  1. Hi Clare, Stunning finished projects, and everyone having a fantastic time. Two Birthday girls too, what a brilliant birthday treat, Congratulations.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  2. Brilliant projects as usual, wish I’d been there! Very much looking forward to joining you at the November retreat

  3. I just got home from the valley after a very nice weekend! Love your photos Clare, looks like everybody had a great time, made great pieces, and more!! Wish I could have been there as well.

  4. Hi Clare, I agree, the finished projects look fab and I'm sure everyone had the best time. My weekend went well too. I'm pleased to say my brother and sister and other halves made it safely to us here in Yorkshire from the South of England just to have lunch on Saturday to celebrate my 70th birthday tomorrow and like you a great day was had by all. Take care.
    Margaret A.

  5. Loving all the pics Clare , everyone looked to be having a great time , and some beautiful projects made .
    Elaine H X

  6. So nice to see people so engrossed in their beautiful projects. Lovely results! Thanks for sharing these photos of the event!


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