Saturday, 18 January 2020

LOTS OF PRETTIES TONIGHT...

Thanks all for the get better soon wishes - I think they must have worked - well nearly - as I'm almost better I think.  Cough much improved at last, very tiresome indeed.

So here we go with tonight's happy blog offerings, starting with a few beauties from Sandra...





Some of the stamps featured above include CI-342, CI-442, CI-522, and CI-524.

Four delights by Dora next...





Soooo pretty and made with stamps CI-342 again, CI-525, and CI-351

Another lovely make by Flo (I put this on Facebook, so sweet)....


It features one of our mini images from the books.

And to finish another happy hare from Coco, CI-508...


Plus a couple of lovely cards by Gerrina, again with the lion king and the hearts, links above...



Thanks everyone,
Back soon,
Jean x

Thursday, 9 January 2020

A HAPPY NEW YEAR....

Well we've all had the bug, cough, cough, cough, hoping it will pass soon.  Have any of you had it out there?  My eldest son started it off - he was extremely poorly with it, couldn't get out of bed - and he kindly passed it on, lol.  However thought I'd better do a quick blog post nevertheless, as my last was before Christmas, and then go to bed and try and sleep .  Why is it that as soon as you lie down, the coughing starts again?!

I have a few makes I don't think I've shown you yet, although not 100% sure about that.  I'll start with three lovelies by our latest teamie star - Sally Holmes...





....and another one with the Highland Stag CI-526 next by lovely Dora....


Now a few more makes from the last lot of zentangle animals and flowers, drawn by Ellie Mulligan, and made by Isa - just gorgeous...






CI-524, CI-523, CI-522, CI-525, and another older image drawn by Linda Edwards CI-351, appearing above.

Finally this evening a card made by Helen using the flowers again, CI-525, very nice indeed but quite different in colouring..


Love 'em all.
Bye for now,
Back soon,
Jean x

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....and there is a challenge going on over there too x

Monday, 23 December 2019

HAVE A DELIGHTFUL CHRISTMAS EVERYONE, AND AN AMAZING 2020...

Thank you for all your lovely comments on my last post; that's Pearl, Culliesocks Kate, Pat, Craftychris, scrAPamondo, Sandma, Flo, pearshapedcrafting Chris, and Gerrina, and to everyone who is reading this blog, we would like to wish you all a very delightful Christmas, and an amazing and joyful 2020!

Here are a few bits and bobs, just photographed, to assist in the Merry Christmas wishes:

One of my most favourite festive decorations is this fabulous reindeer, who sits in pride of place on my mantelpiece every year.  His name is 'Dave', and one of my crafty 'students' Helen has a bit of a sewing session every Christmas and one year she made Dave for me, and here he is...


Here is another beauty again made by Helen...
Santa is his name...


I have several more including 'Celeste' the angel, a snowman in a flowerpot, a Rudolph (this year's make), and a robin amongst others.  Love them all Helen x

I have added this wreath made for the last Hochy shows to the centre of the mantelpiece, with its dingly dangly bells..


Here is a star card full of Joy...


 And to finish I have a beautiful card sent to us by a customer - Janet, and I though it was so pretty I had to share it with you..


So have a very Merry Christmas one and all.
Back soon,
Jean x

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

MORE MAKES FROM THE DECEMBER HOCHY SHOWS....

I still have lots of good stuff to show you by the team, who as always did us proud on the early December Hochanda shows.  Tonight I have several beauties by Sylvie to start us off....









So delightful and all main stamp designs can be found here.

Next I also have another beauty by Sam (gorgeous in blues and silver embossing)..


Here are a few of my own - very bright (sunglasses may be needed) and hopefully cheerful....




...and because these are looking at me from my computer desktop right now, here is a very, very gorgeous card by Sandra....


Plus two makes by Lesley made on the shows in October.  The Happy Cat with the 'boinging' head, and the Lion King stamped and coloured on acetate...



Hope you've enjoyed tonight's show folks?!

Back soon,
Jean x

Saturday, 7 December 2019

NEW TEAMIE NEWS....

We have had a couple of recent retirements from the CI Team, however I'm delighted to say that we also have a new member of the Team now too - the lovely Sally Holmes, who I'm sure many of you know already.  Sally was one of our first customers to make samples for us, some twelve years or so ago I should think.  I still have the samples now.  Sally and I were sharing candle making know how recently, and I've had a bit of an obsession with candle making (you might have noticed, lol!), so I asked Sally if she would like to join us on the team.  Thankfully she said yes, and also sent me some piccies of some of her more recent CI related samples, and here they are, starting with some beautiful candles, would you believe, ha ha ....





....and now a couple of cards...



We are looking forward to seeing lots more from Sally in the future.  Thanks Sally.

We also have a brand new private CI Facebook group, which you can find at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/573106843232980/.  A lovely lady called Chris has put it all together, and we would love it if you could join in with the group and the chat, and post your CI related samples on there too.

The other news is that we released some new stamps on Hochanda TV recently, and currently you will find them in our New Products section here: https://www.craftyindividuals.co.uk/new-products
and they are on a nice special offer currently as well (for a limited time).  More about those soon, as well as lots of lovely samples to inspire.

Back soon,
Jean x

Saturday, 30 November 2019

THREE SLEEPS AND WE WILL BE ON TV - 4 FULL HOURS OF LIVE CREATIVE CRAFTING....

I've been busy packing boxes of goodies to take to Peterborough, it's always a worry I might forget something vital ....  I'm guesting in Lesley's shows, and she is returning the favour as always in ours.
The Newsletter went out the other day with the sneaky peeks, I hope you got yours?!  Here they are again, plus a few more to tease and tempt:





Another sneaky by Flo, with the little bird dressed all in blue this time...


And a very festive one by Helen...


A beautiful star in blues by Sylvie..


And finally a couple more from me...




Better get some beauty sleep now so I look my best on the big day, ha ha
Bye bye, back soon
Jean x