Next Meeting dates

Here are the some dates for 2018 so you can all organise your diaries.

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

14th July
August TBA
September TBA

Hethersett Village Hall - Sundays 09.30 - 12.30 pm

15th July
August TBA
September TBA

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

November 2014 cards

Hi everyone hope you are all keeping well & that I have not shocked you too much by having this post up more than a couple of days before club dates & before Sylvia's emails ;-).

I have even shocked myself given the busy month I have had again. Since last seeing you I have been to London twice to complete my Chemotherapy course at the Royal Marsden Hospital ( only a 2000 word essay to write now :-( ) & I have been on our annual trip to Alton Towers for Scarefest so I thought you all might like to see a couple of photos of us all in our Halloween outfits.

Amy & her friend Maria

My Halloween outfit & scary makeup 

Watch out Girls!!!

Now on to more serious business .........

This month I was asked to do more "grown up" Christmas cards so I hope I have succeeded in fulfilling this request.

The first card has been designed by Margaret from the Hethersett club so will only be available at the Hethersett meeting only

Card 1 - Elegant Script designed by Margaret Hillman

Card 2 - Poinsettia Script 

Card 3 - Poinsettia Take 2

Card 4 - Elegant Trees

Hopefully you will all get the email soon with the card requirements, any queries just give me a call x

Friday, 10 October 2014

October 2014 cards

Hi ladies here we are again. As many of you may know I will be on my own this month as Sylvia has had to go away for a few days due to personal reasons & it is for that reason also, we have had to cancel Aylsham's class this month, but any of the Aylsham ladies, are more than welcome to join us at Hethersett on Sunday morning if care to do so.
We have decided this month to concentrate on making card using punches. All punches used will be available on the day but if you wish to bring your own then please do so as this will speed things up considerably.
So here goes with this months cards & the products you will need for each.....

Card 1 - Out with the old in with the new - made by Sylvia

Supplies needed
Sheet of A4 card (or an A6 card landscape with another piece of white card 10 x 14cm and another piece for stamping)Red and gold card for matting and layering with extra of both to cut out figures and another piece of red to be stampedSmall piece of black card for cutting a figureMomento ink blackBlack and grey pens (fine and thick points)Sizzlets Timeless Type Alphabet Jr (just the numbers!) plus your machine (cuttlebug/big shot etc)A santa claus hat stamp (there will be one at class)
Card 2 - We all love figgy pudding made by SharonSupplies needed
White card to make card baseSpare brown, white, red & green cardClear glitter or SticklesSentiment stamp & inkOval punch1/2" circle punch - to make berries but you could use buttons/red gems instead
Card 3 - Winter Woolies made by Sharon

Supplies needed 
White card for base cardColoured card for matting - mine was blueScrap red & white cardRed Bakers twineScrap christmas themed pattern paperLarge sentiment stamp & inkStampin Up's glove punchLarge oval punch

Card 4 - Look whose coming

Supplies needed
Red C6 cardLight blue card for mat or you can use patterned paperSnowflake stamps & white inkScrap light grey & dark grey cardScrap red cardScrap glitter card (for Pom Pom)Thin red ribbon or twine Scrap patterned papers (for presents)Glove punch SU's Owl PunchSU's Ticket punchSentiment peel off (sorry one I used will not be available)
Looking forward to seeing you all on Sunday 


Friday, 12 September 2014

September 2014 cards

Hi everyone hope you are all well. My month has started off as busy as usual, we celebrated "Mini Me's" AKA Amy's 13th birthday on Thursday.  Can you believe she is a teenager now, I'm sure many of you remember her attending club with me when she was only 3 or 4 years old & all she was interested in was what biscuits we had & when she could go out & play on the swings at the old Bawburgh hall.......My has she grown up since those days.

Well enough about my family lets get on with the cards

Card 1 - Sweet Sugar Candy by Jeanette - this card is for Hethersett only


Card 2 - Christmas through the looking glass by Sylvia

Card 3 -  Ho Ho Ho by Sharon

Card 4 - Quarter Fold Card by Sharon


You all like the cards this month xxx

Friday, 15 August 2014

August's cards

Hi everyone it seems like ages since we last all met up & I am so looking forward to seeing you all again & finding what you have all been up to. Unfortunately Sylvia will be unable to attend on Sunday as she is still recovering from her recent op but she hopes to make it back really soon.

As you may remember due to unforeseen circumstances we had to cancel our traditional Christmas in July meeting,  we have therefore decided to have Christmas in August instead :-), so you know what that's time to dust off those Christmas papers & stamps, grab all your sparkly glitters & put on some Christmas songs as we begin the countdown to our busiest card making time of the year.

So here goes with the first Christmas offerings of the year......

Card 1 -Rolled Up Tree

This card uses patterned paper which is rolled up & cut to make a different sort of Christmas tree. I've used traditional colours but I think pinks/purples would look just as good.

Card 2- Xmas Building Block card

This card involves quite a bit of scoring & cutting but I have made a guide for you all to help you along the way. Again I've chosen traditional colours but feel free to change the colour scheme to your personal taste. I will bring the stamp I've used but if you have your own please bring that along with you.  

Card front

Card inside

Card fully open

Card 3- Xmas Ribbons

Sunday, 29 June 2014

July meeting

Hi ladies, I am so sorry to say but Christmas in July is going to have be cancelled.

 As you know I was unavailable for most of July but now Sylvia has just heard the operation she has been waiting for, has been scheduled for when our July meeting !!!

We will therefore have to have Christmas in August now but please watch the blog as we may have to change the date depending on how Sylvia is doing postop. 

Take care & see you all in August xxx


Friday, 30 May 2014

June 2014Cards

Hi ladies can you believe it's June already, I know I can't. This is just a short post as I'm on limited time so I'll get on with the all important cards

Card 1 - The Office

Card 2 - Just a Note

Card 3 - Coloured Stripes

Hope you like these cards & see you all at the weekend

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Change of venue on Saturday

Please note anyone wishing to attend the Saturday class it will be held at my house in Norwich so if you need the address please let me know

May 2014 cards

Hi everyone hope you are all keeping well. This month I have tried to keep supplies to a minimum as my craft room looks like a bomb has gone off in it & I could not find too much to play with Winking smile.

My cards all use 2 flower stamps sets & matching punches but if you would like to make them using something else i.e. hearts or footballs etc. please do feel free to bring your own along 

So here goes with the 3 cards I came up with

Card 1  -Flower Power take one


Card 2 – Flower Power Take 2


Card 3 – Flower Power Take 3


If we have time I have a 4th card in reserve using the same supplies you will just need extra white card, vellum & white embossing powder.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Cards for April 2014

Hi everyone as you can see normal service has resumed for this month & I apologise for last months technical difficulties & the fact I could not attend the Hethersett meeting due to ill health but you will be pleased to know I’m now fitting fit & looking forward to seeing you all again.
Before I show you the cards I just wanted to tell you a couple of things
  • Firstly I will be bringing the RIBBON SHARE along to both meetings so if you want to take part don’t forgot to bring your pennies. All those who do take part will be put in a draw to have the chance to win a FREE PRIZE
  • Secondly Hethersett’s meeting will be in the upstairs room so please use the side door this month
So on with this months cards:

Card 1 – Well met by Moonlight (Sylvia’s name for it –she’s learning at last Ha-ha!!!)

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Card 2 – On the ball

Card 3 – Easter Blooms -You can change greeting to another one


Thursday, 6 February 2014

February 2014 cards


Hi everyone here we are again. I hope you have all avoided the wind & rain we have been having recently but it is a good excuse to stay indoors & craft Winking smile

This month we are going to concentrate on PUNCHES.

We all have punches in our kit & we love them to punch out our sentiments but they can do soooo much more & I hope by the end of this weekend you will be inspired to think differently about them.

So here goes with this month’s samples

Card 1 & 2 – Two for the price of one



Card 3 – One for the Boys


Card 4 – Roaring Birthday


Card 5 – Two Famous Mice

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Card 6 – Simple Flower


I will try to dig out all my other Punch themed cards to show you so if you want to bring lots of spare card you can then create your own examples at home.

Saturday, 11 January 2014

January 2014 Cards

Firstly a very Happy New Year to all my lovely ladies, I do hope this year will be a very good one for you all.

As you can see this year has not been such a great start for this blog. I spent the last few days trying to get this post to upload & if by magic this morning it finally decided to oblige me & hopefully now you can all see the cards we are planning to do.

So here goes with the first cards of 2014

Card 1 – A Bit of Stamping & Tearing

This card was inspired by one I saw at the recent Stampin Up convention but as I do not know the original creator of the card I cannot give them the credit they deserve, if I do find this out I will add their name here.


Supplies needed

C6 blue card + extra scrap

Brown card – cut to 14.3x10cm

White card – cut to 13.8x9.5cm

Extra white card

Inks to match card colours

3 coordinating stamps – mine are from SU’s The Open Sea set but any theme would work

Sentiment stamp

Brown string or white string which I will show you how to colour

Water reservoir brush

Card 2 – It’s all about the Swing

This card I admit to copying totally from the Mollie Blooms Birthday Parade kit but I thought it would be a fun card to make BUT be warned you will need to follow the instructions exactly to make it work


Inside of card



2 sheets card cut to 11” x 5 1/2” – mine was blue

3 coordinating patterned papers

white card

scrap brown card

Brown ink & dauber

Colouring pens

Coordinating stamps

3 buttons

string & needle