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Friday 20 February 2015

Chippenham Craft Workshop - February 15th

Hi everyone.....well, my promise to blog more didn't last long, but I have lots to show you over the next few days, so watch this space. Today I just want to show you the pics from my workshop ladies.....we had a fab day on Sunday, the standard of the creations was brilliant......
Some peeps travelled for over 2 hours to attend....
Clare Messenger (  CRAFTY CLAREY ) did a fab demo using Brusho's and salt! Must try this technique myself next week.
So here are the pics, quite a few, sorry ....

This is the stunning Swallowtail butterfly from Stampin'Up
All the butterflies and backgrounds with coloured with

It's fabulous that EVERY one of them is different.

The card on the top right of the pic was made by an 11 year old girl.....well done Sophie Messenger xx

Various stamps were used on these cards....from
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Lavinia Stamps

Some fabulous creations,
Well done ladies
See you on 14th March xx

Tuesday 3 February 2015

Lavinia Stamps - February Challenge.....

Hi everyone, hope you're staying nice and warm! 
We're just back from a weekend staying with lovely friends in Scotland, but boy,  was it cold up there. However , it IS Winter, so of course it will be cold.....
Anyway, onto this month's challenge at
As always, the prize is a fabulous £40 of goodies from their online shop.
You don't even have to have a blog to enter, you can do it by email! Follow the link on the challenge blog page  ( HERE )
So, here are my DT cards.....the theme this month is BRIGHT and you think they're bright enough??

All card stock on these projects is from 
I've used white hammered, smooth black and yellow.

This butterfly is my all-time favourite ....EVER!
I've coloured the background with Pan Pastels.

 White linen, inked, then mounted onto black smooth card.

I bought a few new Lavinia Stamps last week, and as soon as they arrived, I popped into my craft room and made this little card. Love these new stamps.
Pan Pastel background, mounted onto black, then white linen.
So, what do you think? Bright enough??
Thanks for popping by today, catch you all soon,
Barbara xx
Don't forget to checkout the fab inspiration from the rest of the Design Team, by logging into the challenge blog, ( link above )