Sorry we have not been about for a few days, its been all go here at http://www.craftrange.com. We have been busy in the shop, planning to create space for all the new products we have coming in-store. Last week Deb, Gillian and I visited Stitches – UK’s equivalent to CHA, it’s the largest trade craft show in the UK where we get to visit all the major exhibitors stands to see the new products that are coming onto the craft market this year.
It was a great show with plenty to see and we have lots of new products that will be coming in-store over the next few months. Gillian is going to be blogging soon about the visit there and I will also have some posts and plenty of photos for you all to see.
On Friday and Saturday just gone I went on a Dreamweaver stencil teaching course at Woodware, totally amazing, fantastic and brilliant. I loved every single minute of it and learned so much – lets just hope I pass !! It was so informative and I have come away totally inspired, Lynell Harlow owner and designer of Dreamweaver stencils taught the class and she is truly an inspiration. Woodware hosted the class and I was well and truly looked after, Dorothy and Judith were as alway great hosts and fed us all very well so much so I think I rolled out of the building by the end of the second day! I have worked with Dreamweaver Stencils on and off for about 8 years now and will certainly be doing some samples for you all to see on the blog and in-store.
I am going to leave you with some amazing cakes, cupcakes and pop cakes that we saw at the show. I am sure that you will agree they are outstanding.
urn and flowers
Beautiuful Christening Robe
Untill next time
Hope your all well.
I thought it would be nice to introduce Lynell Harlow to you all, Lynell is the “Stencil Queen”. Owner and designer of Dreamweaver Stencils, Lynell does some fantastic cards and uses techniques that really WOW. We are so pleased that Lynell will be joining us this Saturday 14th September for our free Craft Event. I know you will all adore her work, and it will be great to ask all of those crafting questions to the master herself.
Join us in welcoming Lynell this Saturday if you can. I am now getting really excited – I just love our craft events. Oh and don’t forget if any of you have Lynells books or dvd’s bring them along for signing.
I am not sure where the weekend is rushing of to ! It does not seem like two minutes ago that it was Thursday Coffee and Craft Club at craftrange.com.
Cant believe that X Factor has started again, that only means one thing – it’s a count down to Christmas hehehe, Oh I Love Christmas.
Quick update then I am of deer hunting, with camera !
Everything is well underway now for the Free Demonstration Day at http://www.craftrange.com I quite simply love these days – there so much fun and there is always a great atmosphere. We have fabulous demonstrators for you including Lynell Harlow all the way from USA (Owner/designer from Dreamweaver Stencils) her work is amazing, you will not be disappointed. We also have Maria Simms for the first time at Craftrange, you will adore Maria and her work – many will have seen Maria on Create and Craft TV. Hope you can all join us for another great Event.
Back soon, I have not forgotten to share Tim Holtz photos – I will be doing that next week, I am still on cloud9.
Good Evening to you all.
Well today has been another productive day, Gillian was surrounded by boxes this morning as new orders just kept arriving. Of course I had to rummage through every box to see what had come in – its like Christmas working in a craft shop. Linda’s workshop went well, with everyone enjoying their morning and excited about the up and coming Demonstration Day on Saturday.
I had a play with the Sparkle Medium today, loved them immediately.
Easy to use
Spreads like butter (just as Barbara told me they would)
No skill needed – they are truly simple to use with stunning results.
The choice of colours is simply amazing
I Highly recommend you to try them and just one pot will get you going.
I used the sparkle medium through Dreamweaver Stencils, and Crafters Workshop Stencils (We have just had a delivery today that has some rather delicious new stencils in).
I tried the Sparkle Medium onto different card stocks to see if it buckled on drying, all that I tried were fine. I even went direct onto glitter card and I was pleased with the effect that gave.
Hope you are all well, Lovely morning today – I love October its my favourite month of the year. I love seeing the trees turning and amaze at the colours of them every year.
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