This project was also inspired by our current team challenge, and whilst similar to yesterday's is none the less, different. This uses the same colour wash technique, but this time it is very much in the background to add some gentle colour. The stamp set is one of my favourites from the Annual ... Read More about Wetlands
Three weeks today marks the first day of my retirement from full time work. When my husband and I moved to our home in rural Oxfordshire we knew that it would not be too long before this day came, so have been planning for it accordingly. That is not to say that we know exactly how this will work, ... Read More about Oh Happy Days
Every two weeks our Team is set a challenge to design a card around a particular theme and who ever takes part is given the chance to win a small prize; the current theme is 'Just for the Men'. Now this really was a challenge for me as it was not 'male themed', but specifically 'for the men'; I ... Read More about Just For the Men
Seriously, until the end of October if you order 3 packs of Designer Series Paper (all shown below) you can add a fourth for FREE. The really great thing is that you can order whatever you want. You could order four the same, four different, two the same and two different ..... it is totally up to ... Read More about Designer Series Paper Sale – Buy 3 get 1 FREE & EVENT NEWS!
Just a quick post today to remind you that today is the last day to get these discounts. The offer for a free Fast Fuse Refill with every Fast Fuse purchase has been sooo popular that there will be a bit of a delay in posting these out, but the offer is still valid. I would recommend submitting ... Read More about Last Day for World Card Making Day Discounts!
Have you been waiting for it, I'm sure you have, so it is finally here! World Card Making Day is today, 1st October, but here at Old Stables Crafts and Stampin' Up! we like to spoil you, so we are giving you not one, not two, but FIVE, yes FIVE days of fantastic offers that you simply cannot ... Read More about World Card Making Day
It is slightly frightening to think that it is only 86 days until Christmas, but that also means that there are fewer than 80 days for me to finish making all my Christmas Cards. And let's be clear here, by finish, I also mean start! The strange thing is that as a Professional Crafter, I have ... Read More about Christmas is Coming – Really it is only 86 days away!
Today I held a coffee morning in aid of our local Breast Cancer Charity, Against Breast Cancer, at The Old Stables Crafts HQ. There was a really good turn out and in just two hours we raised over £150.00 for the charity. I was totally blown away by the support and generosity of those attending. We ... Read More about Against Breast Cancer Coffee Morning
I have a very special event to announce. On Saturday 15th October, there is a Workshop being held at Old Stables Craft HQ from 10am until noon. The workshop is open to anyone of any crafting level, but places are limited. The workshop will introduce you to some of the Autumn/Winter 2016 Products. ... Read More about Christmas Craft Workshop Announced
You may not be familiar with the Stampin' Up! Clearance Rack, but it can be a great place to shop. The items in the Clearance Rack change regularly and are only while stocks last, but the savings can be up to 60%, yes I did say 60%. Demonstrators are not given any advance notice when the ... Read More about Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack – This is a Great Time to buy!!