Friday, 24 September 2010

Chicken Soup#13

Here's my latest recipe offering for the
Pop over and join in!

I managed to snag a Tattered Florals Die for shop use,
missed out last time ;) Used Basic Grey papers
really old stickers and rubons (knew they were worth keeping!)
A doily gratefully received from Louise and
a Bazzill Just the Edge (in the 50% off section)
Thrifty layout this week!

Anyone visiting Ally Pally on Sunday?
I'll be visiting just for research purposes of course ;)
(That's what I'm telling DH anyway!)

If you're not Ally Pallying tomorrow, pop in and say Hi!
Have a Great Weekend x

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

And More!

More Loveliness in store this morning :)
Check it all out here!

And a few tasters....

Monday, 20 September 2010

Stampotique Stamps!

These stamps are so much fun!
Here's a Small Selection...
Check them all out here :)

Printers Tray Weekend Workshop

Jane has managed to snag some glorious Printers Trays,
has given them a good clean up and now they're ready to go!

We're hosting a Weekend Workshop! - November 13th & 14th.

This technique crammed weekend will include an amazing kit brimming with vintage found objects and some of the latest products on the market of your choice.
There will be mini classes throughout featuring different techniques.
The Weekend also includes a Fish & Chip supper on Saturday, Sandwiches & Cupcakes on Sunday and unlimited tea/coffee & biscuits throughout.

You will need to bring:
- Your basic tool kit & various adhesives including Glossy Accents or Diamond Glaze
- Any items or ephemera you would like to display in your tray
- Packed lunch on Saturday (we have a fridge & mivrowave)

The image is of Janes example - each finished tray will be unique to you :)

Click here to book.
We can offer an Easy Payment scheme
Please call us for details :)

Friday, 17 September 2010

Chicken Soup #12

On time blogging my Chicken Soup Recipe this week!!
(join in the fun & maybe win a prize!)
Even scheduled ahead as we're Midnight Cropping tonight!

I used the strips in this weeks inspiration for this page,
using the yummy Retro Papers and a
Journalling Ticket courtesy of Tim.
Also used were Jolee's Boutique Leaf Flourishes
and a Fleur de Lis.

The main photo is the Statue of Nike at Ephesus
(can you see the Nike Logo in there?)

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Hero Arts Woodgrain Stamp Card

Had a wee play with one of the new
stamps by Hero Arts :)

I also used Tim's Retro Papers, an Adage Ticket
then a Jolee's Fleur de Lis.
Quick and Easy :)

(oooh & the cute paper in the background is new
from KaiserCraft!)

Chicken Soup #11

Behind with Blogging (as usual!)

Here is my page for Fridays Inspiration.
I don't "do" pink, flowers or butterflies but if
truth be told I quite enjoyed myself!

I've used Tim's Sizzix Bigz Die for the butterfly,
lots of random flowers and gems :)

Visit the Chicken Soup Blog, upload a link to
your art & be in with the chance of being randomly
picked for a monthly prize :)

Thursday, 9 September 2010

Chicken Soup DT Call!

Roll up, roll up , who wants to be a ChickenSoup Chef?

Now is your chance, and here is what they are looking for and how to submit:
  • Three examples of your best work, at least one of which must be based on a ChickenSoup recipe - these can be layouts, cards or other papercraft projects you may wish to share
  • A link to your blog or online gallery so we can see your overall style and find out a little more about you.
  • A committment to participate at least once a month by taking inspiration from the recipes and producing a papercraft project (layout, card or other) to be displayed on the blog to inspire others
  • A clear headshot photograph of yourself for displaying on the Soup blog if you are appointed as a Soup Chef!

    When do they need this by?
    Midnight GMT on Sunday September 26th is the deadline to send your submissions.

    How do you apply?
    Send the information requested above in an email to
    They will confirm each application with a responding email and hope to annouce the new design team members by the beginning of October!

    Good luck everyone!!

Monday, 6 September 2010

UTEE Workshop

We have 3 Spaces left for this
Saturdays UTEE Workshop with Jennie!

Jennie's Workshops provide an
Excellent opportunity for you
to experiment with Ranger & Advantus
products, whilst learning cool techniques :)

Friday, 3 September 2010

Thursday, 2 September 2010

Craft Stamper October & Hero Arts

In Octobers Edition of Craft Stamper Magazine
we have featured this Designer Woodgrain
Stamp by Hero Arts.
Perfect for card backgrounds, this can
be used for Autumnal & Masculine themes.
Here are two more Woodgrain Stamps
from the same series!
Don't you just love 'em!

and whilst we're talking Wood,
don't forget this fabulous Embossing
Folder designed by Tim Holtz for Sizzix.
Pop in and make use of the embossing folders
and Sizzix dies by Tim Holtz with our BigShot :) 
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