Come and see us at The Handmade Fair Ragley Hall

Helloooo there everyone, how's you're week going?  It's been sun sun sun here which made for a great Bank Holiday.  Thank you to everyone who called our stand at the Motor Cycle Museum Craft Fair on Saturday, it was lovely to see you all. Harry thanks for all your help - what a team :-) 
Harry Charvill with My Creative Spirit
He's coming back for more this weekend and joining me for three days, in a tent, in a field on our stand at The Handmade Fair, Ragley Hall.  
The lounge looks like we've just moved in, with an ever growing mountain of boxes, crates, racking and shelving. Tomorrow it's all moving out, into the van as Oli and I head off to Ragley to set up stall. They are good to their mum don't you think.  !!!!!  
I'm really excited to be involved in the Fair and have everything crossed that the weather stays warm and sunny for us all until Sunday eve.
There's been a lot of new traffic calling by the blog over the last week or so, so if you're new here here's a bit of blurb about me......................
I stitched my way through the 70s, 
knitted my way through the 80s, 
sugar crafted and taught through the 90s, 
raised a family through the 00s, 
found papercraft in the 10s 
and in 2013 pulled all my skills together 
and set up my own papercraft business

These days I enjoy life surrounded by beautiful papers, chipboard and MDF,  and spend my time designing unique craft kits, projects and tutorials for you to decorate and create your own beautiful keepsakes, taking inspiration from the paper collections by Graphic 45.  
If you're coming along to the fair, do call by and see us in the shopping village, stand SV20, we'd love to see you. We'll have a selection of kits from my unique range, a selection of Graphic 45 collections, basic crafting tools and my Monthly kits too. 
Here's a peek of some of the samples: 
Clare and Annie Floral Shoppe Graphic 45
my little sister (left) and me (right) 
Floral Shoppe Samples The Handmade Fair 2018 Graphic 45
Vintage Pencil Case & Double Photo Frame Floral Shoppe Graphic 45
Vintage Pencil Case and Double Photo Frame
Kit of the Month Graphic 45 My Creative Spirit
Kit of the Month
left to right March April May and February (centre front)
and the fabulously gorgeous Master Detective collection..............
Master Detective Samples The Handmade Fair Ragley Hall 2018 Graphic 45
Master Detective Samples 
Well I best head off to get some beauty sleep, we've got a big day ahead of us tomorrow lol!!!!  Enjoy the rest of your week, hope to see you at the show if you're there and will share some pics from our time at Ragley with you shortly. 


  1. How wonderful Oli and Harry are helping you!!! Wishing you much success at the Fair, wish I could be there. Take care!!

  2. I hope that all goes well for you at the fair. Your samples are gorgeous as always.

  3. Hi Clare, Gorgeous, gorgeous samples here, the collections are stunning.
    So glad you all had a great time, and I hope your trip to Ragley is just as enjoyable.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  4. Hi Clare, loving all your photos and wishing you every success and (good weather of course) at the upcoming Handmade Fair. Take care.
    Margaret A.

  5. Love hearing that members of your family are so supportive of your wonderfully creative business!! Beautiful projects!