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I'm home .......

I can't believe it's a whole week since I packed up my bags, jumped in the car and headed across to Peterborough.  After a wonderful week in the life of Create and Craft TV, 19 fabulous shows, nearly 60 demonstrations I arrived back home late last night to see the munchkins and open all my birthday cards and presents.  Huge thanks to everyone who tuned into the shows, sent in e mails, I know we didn't get to read all of them out but we did read them off air.  Lovely comments and great feedback on the shows too so hue thanks for those too.    Here's the link to the last of our shows, and the fabulous DCWV paper stacks at Create and Craft I was really good over the week and tucked into M & S salads and lo fat puds every day, with the exception of Sunday when I pushed the boat out and dined on a KFC washed down with a couple of glasses of Chardonnay   lol!! My lovely scales tell me this morning tha

Another great day in the TV Studios

I'm just back at the hotel after another two great Pick of the Week shows at Create and Craft TV with Dean and Jacqui.   As Sarah started her show at 6pm the gorgeous Sam, our floor manager at 5 helped me pack up all my gubbins so I could head back to the hotel and catch the last half hour of her 101st show.  How amazing is that.  Love love love all that's on offer and all of her fabulous samples.  I remembered to take a few pics of some of the samples I'd made for the shows this week, and some of the cards I've made during out live demos too.  I'm really loving all the textures we're sharing with every one and am having great fun prepping for the demos too.   Oh there's Jacqui again with our lovely floor manager Sarah (right) and crew.  Gosh look at the time.  I best head over to the M & S, grab some tea and get my thinking cap on for tomorrows shows and demos.  If you can join us we'll be live at 11am, 4pm and 6pm.

Join me for DCWV Pick of the Week on Create and Craft TV

DCWV - The Preppy Princess Stack  Top of the morning to you all.  I know I've been really quiet on my little old blog recently and huge apologies for not replying to your lovely messages but I've been sooooooo busy making samples and prepping demos for our Pick of the Week shows on Create and Craft TV that are running live this week.  If you haven't called by we have the most amazing collection of papers, card stock and textures from the fabulous DCWV all on three for two  offer until the end of the week.  I'm on with the lovely Dean at 12 noon and the fabulous Jacqui at 5 today, and then back tomorrow with Dave and Andy.  I haven t checked out the schedule for Thursday yet but we have two more shows and then the last of the week scheduled for Friday morning at 9am.  Here's the link to the watch us live page and channel info. if you're able to tune in and join us.  Create and Craft TV watch us live You can e mail into the show too at studio@create

A Crafty day at the Krazy Crafts 1st Retreat

After and exceptionally creative week that's really stretched the old grey matter, and a disastrous start to the morning yesterday,  I headed off to Redditch to join Anne-Marie and Joe for their first Krazy Crafts retreat.  Anne-Marie had been planning her retreat for months and it was great to be a part of such a fabulous event.  Thanks both for inviting me along as your guest designer:-)  and huge thanks ladies for joining in the paper crafting mayhem :-) We had a ball, cutting sticking and fussy cutting the Time to Celebrate papers by Graphic 45 into one of my new Folio Albums.  It was lovely to see so many new faces, meet up with friends I hand 't seen for a while, and some regular stalkers too; Jane and Bernadette  lol!!! Here's a few pics of everyone for the scrapbooks  taken during the day.   The project sheet for this gorgeous little album is now available to order from our shop if you fancy making it yourself.  Folio Album Project

A fabulous Retreat at Daisy's Jewels and Crafts

Some of our lovely ladies with their finished projects  Hellllooooooo there,  I'm a bit bleary eyed this morning after three and a half fabulous days of crafting.  If you follow me you ;ll know I was the guest designer at the Daisy's Jewels and Crafts first weekend retreat.  Our project over the two days was my new Armoire and Album.  Boy did we all have a ball, painting, cutting sticking and of course admiring all the finished projects.  Wendy and Jeff ran around for us all wee end supplying endless drinks, the most amazing cakes and buffet.  Thank you both, and a big thank you to all the ladies who joined us.  We wouldn't have had a weekend without you.  Here's a few pics of the projects as they came to life. Jeff caught me getting covered in paint lol! I really was.......... We had a picture frame make and take on Saturday eve.  I love Kaths couice of green and creams for her owl themed project below.  The Armoire and project sheet is now ava

We did the Mash....... the Monster Mash!

Evening all, happy Friday to you.  We've had a right old crafty day down at Scotch Lodge Farm, crafting with an Eerie Tale papers by Graphic 45 .  Our project for the day was one of my new Folio style Albums. (The project sheet for this project will be available over in our shop next week)   Everyone had a sound card to add to their albums and we crafted away to the dulcet tones of Bobby 'Boris' Picket and the Cryptkickers singing their 1964 hit Monster Mash (A favourite of Isobels'. She bought the record back in the day :-) Can you believe its 50 years old this year.  Here's a few pics of the albums coming together, and everyone having a crafty time. We had a few tunes from the turkeys and posh hen who kept their beady eyes on through the door while we crafted away.  Thanks ladies for coming along and making the day another great success. Huge thanks to Patti for all the cups of tea, coffee, the most amazing egg sandwiches and cake, and of course to Isobe