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Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Happy Birthday!

Hello everyone,

I can't believe it's been three weeks since I last blogged - shame on me!

I have been so busy with my new job that time has literally flown by. Our grand opening went really well and we have had lots of new visitors to the store. There have been lots of things happening, what with all the classes and demonstrations, together with some fabulous offers.

My first bit of exciting news is that I will be holding my first class at the new store today - I am feeling a little nervous, but I have 15 lovely ladies to keep me company while we make some fab Christmas cards using Sara's Contemporary Christmas collection. I will try and post a picture of the cards we make later.

I also have my first demonstration day for Crafter's Companion coming up on Saturday too - so double nervous. I have been flat out making samples for the day, hence me being missing in action here on my blog. I will also try and post some of my makes here later.

On a crafty note, I have a cute little card to show you today which I made for one of my new friends at the store who celebrated her birthday at the weekend. This is probably most typically my style of crafting, and yes you guessed, I did use an LOTV stamp for the main focal point! Here's what I made ...

I used some pretty design paper from my stash, together with the LOTV image 'You're a Star', which is coloured with my Promarkers (and a little added sparkle, of course).

The flowers are from Dreamees and are stamped and cut out, then inked and layered. The sentiment is from a freebie set from a recent magazine purchase.

I will let you know how I get on with my endeavours, but in the meantime, I hope everyone has a great day.

Hugz, Jan xx 


  1. Hi Jan this is a stunning birthday card I bet your new friend loved it. Your new job sounds very exciting. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. This is a lovely card. I love LOTV stamps. Sian. xx

  3. Gorgeous and sweet! Lovely soft monochromatic shading, with just a touch of green! Beautifully designed and wonderful card! So glad to join you on the C4G team! hugs, de


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