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Demonstration Dilemma Resolved?

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Good morning crafters,
Yes, we had an eventful day in the shop yesterday with Janet “helping” to get the shop floor organised. Despite her efforts we have completed the major moves and it is just a case of titivating, which we can hopefully do today, bearing in mind it is Topsy Turvey Thursday and I know that there is at least one delivery to get out. So, that’s the first hour taken care of!
Call in and see what we have done, I particularly like the Scrapbook. Cake Decorating and Ribbon sections

It looks like my Demonstration Dilemma will finally be resolved on Saturday! I am hoping to play with paper beads and Frantage and perhaps the Melting Pot. I can’t wait, I hope that you can call in and see what I produce.

The count down to my big adventure has started, six big sleeps and I will be on my way (only three working days). That’s a blessing as I have only packed one thing so far, no panic!
Don’t worry, I am hoping to blog whilst I am away, especially if I find any craft shops or ideas.
Each day I will give you a clue to guess where I am going. Todays clue is:- my passport is already packed.
WILL my demonstration Dilemma finally be resolved?
WHO will win the Blog Candy for Where’s Gilly and the email link.
WILL I be packed in time for my big adventure?
WHERE am I going for my big adventure?
DON’T miss the next thrilling instalment from Craftrange.com
Carry on crafting
Gillian

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Just a Quickie

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Good morning crafters,
Just a quickie before the rush, Derrick and his ladies are here this morning on the Parchmentcraft Workshop, they always produce beautiful work and have started working on Christmas!
We are still in the midst of moving the shop round, it is looking good but the new cake stock isn’t out yet. Watch this space.
Liz is demonstrating today, she is making samples out of the Christmas Die’sire embossing folders and dies that Janet started last weekend. She is hoping to use Pan Pastels and Gilding Wax on them, Why not call in and get into the spirit!
WHEN will my demonstration dilemma be resolved?
WHEN will the new cake stock get onto the shop floor?
WHO will win the Where’s Gilly and email link blog candy?
DON’T miss the next thrilling instalment from Craftrange.com.
CArry on crafting
Gillian

Bank Holiday Weekend

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Hello Bloggers and Friends, what have you all got planned for this weekend.?

Hope you all have a great weekend planned. Liz and Gillian are in store today sharing hints and tips on Spellbinders. Pop along for a brew and watch a demo, what ever you are doing – Enjoy your Bank Holiday. x

Back soon
Be Creative!
Janet x

Clarity Stamps, Barbara Grey and Wooden Items

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Good Afternoon everyone

Well I have cleaned up, gone shopping, fit in a head massage and condition treatment – only to come home and the house needs cleaning again !!!!  Why 1 x Son and 1 x Husband – need I say more.

Its poured down all day – but its been a good day.

Anyone wanting any special orders from Clarity Stamps please give the shop a call 0845 838 0345 as I will be placing an order next week with them.  We love Clarity Stamps at Craftrange and have a really good selection in store.

Our wooden section has gone down a storm, you are loving it.  Prices are fabulous and the quality is great so all in all its a brilliant section.  Placing another order soon so look out for some new items.

We are well under way now with plans for our demonstration evening Thursday 22nd September 2011, 5.30pm till 8pm. We have Nikky Hall from Polkadoodles with us showing us her stamps and cd’s that will be brand new to Craftrange.  Clare Rowland – Molly Blooms Stamps designer will be sharing ideas for her brand new Christmas Stamps.  And much more.

Hope to see you all there.

I will leave you with a photo from the Christmas collection that we have in stock by Jane Gill.

Hope your having a great day, whatever your doing.

Janet

Christmas Lamp Post Template

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Hi

Exciting news – we are just finishing of the instructions for a Christmas Lantern Template, everyone will love the finished results.  As soon as the template is  ready then I will post on here and put a photo of the finished piece on. 

Hope you have all had a great weekend, weather wise it rained most of Saturday but by the evening and Sunday it turned out really nice. 

I will be back soon, but will leave you with a photo of one of Gillians Jewellary Classes that is coming up.

Happy Crafting

Janet

Cuttlebug v2

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Good Morning

Today I would like to tell you all about the brand new Cuttlebug Machine. 

From Provo Craft  the Cuttlebug Machine v2! – We have this machine in stock – Available NOW.

 This machine is very similar to the older version. It has the same sleek design and works in the same way as the older model, however –  it is more durable with its stronger outer casing and metal handle. It has an easy carrying handle making it very portable. The opening is six inches and works well with almost any die and embossing folders.

Cuttlebug Embossing & Die Cutting Machine V2

This weekend Saturday and Sunday 16th / 17th April, Gillian and Liz will be in store demonstrating embossing folders that can be run through die cutting and embossing machines.  Sharing hints and tips on how to get the best out of your machines.

Have a good weekend, visit us if you can – in-store coffee shop open Saturday, closed Sundays.

Janet

Jane Gill Floral Punch Craft

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Good Morning

I have the instructions for the beautiful flower card that Jane Gill made for our demonstration night, that you all loved.  And just by the side of the flower is one of Jane’s own designs of rubber stamps, it is the bubble butterfly done with shrink plastic.

For the flower on Jane’s card she used three Woodware scallop circle punches, the purple, pink and blue. Here is how Jane made it….

Punch two of each (you will have six circles), edge with contrasting ink pad on both sides. Cut each circle into eighths. Hold point side up in closed tweezers and wrap widest part around tweezers using finger and thumb to curl paper.  Do one piece clockwise and the next anti clockwise, repeat on all pieces and keep in size piles!

Punch six daisies (green punch) and stick shapes from each pile around daisy petals. You will now have six shapes with eight petals on each. Place one inside the other beginning with the largest. Finish the middle with three punched shapes from the Woodware  swirl using brown or green paper/card. Give each of these shapes severe cup character and stick one inside each other.

If you need any of the punches etc for this project please visit our website www.craftrange.com or give us a call on 01282 833091, if you are unable to find what you need.  We have hundreds of items in store that are not on our website.

Untill next time

Happy Crafting

Janet x