Next Meeting dates

Here are the some dates for 2017 so you can all organise your diaries.

Aylsham -Saturdays 2pm -5pm (please ask for address)

13th May
10th June
8th July
12th August

Hethersett Village Hall - Sundays 09.30 - 12.30 pm


14th May
11th June
9th July
13th August

Saturday, 8 December 2012

December cards 2012


Well ladies can you believe this is our last meeting this  year so that can mean only one thing……..its time for our big Christmas raffle so get those tickets ready & fingers crossed for everyone tomorrow when the big draw will take place.
So on with the cards, you will notice I have added the supplies you will need for each card under their piccies this is for the benefit of our new lady Jennie who should be joining us tomorrow.
Card 1 – Embossed Chrimbo tree
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Supplies
C6 gold or silver card
Spare gold or silver card
4 small round brads
1 gold/silver star brad
Red stickles
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Supplies
C6 White/cream card
Promarkers or other favourite colouring medium
3d foam
Christmas greeting
Small brad
Red ribbon/cord

Card 3 Triple Time stamping – 3 versions
I must confess my creative mojo has gone AWOL this week so I've got 3 versions of the same card so you can choose to do any or all these cards (time permitting)
Version 1 – Mono colours
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Supplies
C6 Black card
Spare black & cream card
Light brown & black ink
Scroll & flower stamp
Small sentiment stamp
Black Ribbon

Version 2 – One for the men
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Supplies
C6 Dark Brown card
Spare Dark Brown & white card
Light brown & dark brown ink
Male themed stamps
Greeting sentiment stamp/peel off

Version 3 – Colour all the way
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Supplies
C6 Blue card
Spare Blue & White card
Scrap red card
Blue, red & orange ink
Flower stamps
Sentiment stamp
Circle punches

See you all tomorrow & who those of you who cannot make it tomorrow can I on behave of Sylvia, Mini Me & Myself wish you all a Very Happy Christmas & Prosperous New Year.

Friday, 9 November 2012

November Cards 2012

Hi ladies as you can see normal service has resumed this month & both classes will be full operation this month.

As Christmas is nearly upon us so we will devoting the whole class to making some quick & easy cards that you can easily mass produce at home.

As Sylvia said in her email, for you to get the most cards done you will need to have everything ready cut so we can crack straight on. Some of the cards I will have different versions of as I wanted to show you how to jazz them up & make them more special.

So here goes with this months offerings:

Card 1 – Mr Snowman

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Card 2- Snowflake embossing 1

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Card 3 – Snowflake Embossing 2

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Card 4  - Bauble 3 Ways

Version 1

will be added shortly

Version 2

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Version 3

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Card 5 – Sledging Fun

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More cards to be added shortly

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

September’s Cards

 Well hi everyone hope you all have had a great summer. I had a BRILLIANT time at the Olympics & was so lucky to see Mo Farah win his 2nd Gold Medal. I have never been so proud whilst singing the National Anthem before. It’s a memory that will live with me forever.
I thought this month we would try 3 different things.
  • The first card teaches you yet another way to make a Christmas Tree out of a shape we use so often (A gold star to those of you that can guess the shape)
  • The second card uses Flower Soft, a product that has been around for a while, but I for one have not got round to trying before.
  • Then the third card uses a new technique which I hope you will enjoy having a go at.
So here goes with this months cards
Card 1 – Another Christmas Tree
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Card 2 – Flower Soft Card
Version A
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Version B
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Card 3 – Magic Snowflake
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Monday, 6 August 2012

August’s Cards

Hi everyone I’m sorry I will not be with you again this month as hopefully by the time you read this I will be in London awaiting my debut in London’s Olympic stadium admittedly it will be as one of the 80,000 spectators rather than as a competitor………. but at least I can say I was there.
So please look out for me at the 4 x 100m men's relay final on Saturday & at the closing event on Sunday, I’ll be the mad lady with the banner a saying “Hello Nanny” as we promised my Mum that's what we will do for her (just hope security do not confiscate it) whilst shouting/ waving madly at the camera just for Sylvia (this is an insider joke that Sylvia herself can explain to you).
Anyway enough about why I will be absent from the group & more about the cards we have planned for you so here goes……..

Card 1 – Shabby Chic designed by Jeanette
please note this card is for HETHERSETT ONLY
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Card 2 – Say it with flowers or according to Sylvia’s email patterned papers &  painted flowers
(I liked my title better but don’t tell Sylvia that)
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This uses lots of coordinating papers & a different layout to what we have used before.
Card 3 – Xmas Parcel card
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Card 4 – Xmas Ribbons & Papers
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Friday, 6 July 2012

Welcome to Christmas in July

Hi ladies

Firstly can I say a big thank you for all my birthday cards I have received, I know its not my birthday until tomorrow but I could not resist having a sneak peek at the cards that have been arriving all week. They are all truly beautiful, you really are a talented bunch of ladies.

I hope you are all really excited about our Christmas in July event. I think the weather is helping to make it feel like Christmas, its so cold,  lets just hope it doesn’t snow on Sunday.

So here goes with this months cards:

Card 1 – Easy Christmas card

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Card 2 – Christmas Scene

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Card 3 – Resist Background

Here are 2 versions of the same card to show you do not have to stick to the same colour scheme

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Card 4 – Monochrome Christmas

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See you all on Sunday, don’t forget your tinsel.

PS Hope you appreciate the font i chose for this post

Monday, 7 May 2012

May’s Cards

Hi Everyone hasn’t this month flown by it only seems like a couple of weeks since our last meeting. As you may remember I said that I will be away on Saturday so Sylvia will be flying solo that day & on Sunday I will be popping in to say hello & also bring everyone's orders from last weekends all day event. Thank you to every who attend I know I had a great day & I hope everyone else felt the same.
I will also be bringing with me some tape & some envelopes for you to buy, plus a price list of other sizes that you can order so don’t forget your purses.
As I’ve not seen the running order for these cards please forgive me if they are not in the correct order & also  I’ve made the names up so hopefully they will be right too. Please note there are different cards for each group.

New Home 1

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New Home 2

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Engagement/Wedding/Anniversary

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Mr Caterpillar – HETHERSETT ONLY

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Hope you all have fun without me & I’ll see you all next month xxx

Friday, 20 April 2012

April’s Cards

Hi Everyone hope you all had a lovely Easter & didn’t eat too many Easter Eggs.

Well here goes with this months cards:

Card 1 – Metal Flakes & Motor Cars

This was the card we had left over from last month which I think most of you got to see but just in case if anyone did miss it I’ll repost the card here again.

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Card 2  -3D Picture

With this card you will have the choice of 2 images to do please note the extras you will need to make this card under each image

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EXTRAS: Patterned paper

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Extras: Ribbon

Card 3 – One for the boys

Please can you bring extra card that matches your base card (you can get everything out of an A4 sheet)

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I will bring with me the version I have done, that would be really suitable for the teenage girls in your life, using blue card & lots of bling

Card 4 –New Home

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Wednesday, 7 March 2012

March’s Cards

Hi there everyone, here are the cards for this months meetings. As you may know Sylvia is away until Saturday so therefore could not send out the list as normal. I have endeavoured to fill her shoes but in case I missed anyone out on my email, I will add the supply list to each card just to be safe. This also means I will be flying solo on Saturday so just remind me ladies, when you get thirsty as you know how bad I am at remembering to put the kettle on.

So here goes:

Card 1 – Butterflies & Vellum – Our left over card from last month

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Supplies

C6 card - mine was pink
Scrap patterned paper
spare card for matting & layering (To coordinate with scrap patterned paper)
A4 sheet white card
Favourite pens for colouring
Blue chalk
Glitter gel pens

Card 2 – Easter Surprise

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This card has a little surprise for the recipient but I’ll keep it a surprise for you too at the moment.

Supplies

4 x 4" square card - to coordinate with paper below - mine was green
2 pieces patterned paper in spring colours
Spare spring coloured card - mine were green & yellow
Spare white card to stamp on.
Colouring pens
Small brad

Card 3 – Motor cars & metal flakes

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If you have your own stamp you would prefer to use then please bring that along with you.

Supplies

C6 card PLUS spare card in same colour - MUST be dark coloured - mine was dark green
Spare metallic coloured card ie bronze, gold, silver

Card 4 – Flower card – HETHERSETT ONLY

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Supplies

square white card blank

coloured card for background (mine was lime green)

black and white patterned paper or card

spare black card

spare white card

white paper for flower

longish length of black ribbon for double bow

message stamp or peel off

border punch if you have one

quilling tool if you have one

Card 4 – AYLSHAM ONLY

If we have time we will do another metal flake card so please bring along the following:

C6 card
Black peel offs* - i.e. flower etc..
Double sided adhesive sheet*
* - I will have some to purchase on the day

Monday, 13 February 2012

February’s Cards

Hi everyone, hope you are all keeping cosy & warm & using all this cold weather as an excuse to get in your crafting rooms.


Here are this months cards & just as a reminder to all the Hethersett Ladies that this months meeting will held at the Jubilee hall NOT the village hall. You can find the Jubilee hall on the same road as our usual venue but on the opposite side of the road - just look out for my little car outside. Hope that all makes sense.


So here goes:


Card 1 – One for the Boys


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This was the card we had left over from last month.


Card 2 – Lace & Romance.



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This is Sylvia’s version of a card we did at Saturdays all day event.


Card 3 – Butterflies & Flowers


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This is one large stamp & I’ve used decoupage in places.


Card 4 – Flower Garden


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On your card we will do the cheats sewing method not real sewing as on this version.



Take care & see you all at the weekend.

Saturday, 28 January 2012

January Cards

Well Happy New Year to you all.

Both Sylvia & myself hope you had a great Christmas & New Year & are managing to keep to all your New Resolutions unlike myself...........

My first resolution was to be more organised & here I am at gone 1am updating this blog the night before we all meet........I think I can firmly say I've well & truly broken that one !!!

Oh well better late than never, so here goes

Card 1 - Love Tag

As Valentines is before we meet next month I thought I'd do one for all you romantics but also make it so it could be given at some other time too.



Card 2 - One for the men

Another of my New Year Resolutions was try to make at least card that was suitable for the men in our lifes so here is this months offering (Lets see how long before I break this resolution too)



Card 2 - Butterflies & Vellum



With this card I'm going to show you an easy way to colour your vellum any colour you like, although the picture does not show it very well the vellum is actually a pale blue colour.




Card 4 - Not a bit of Pink in Sight

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