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…Shape of The Month..February

 

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…a button Heart..perfect shape for February..

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..wooden blocks painted with Creative Painting techniques..

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..a mini greeting card using buttons and decorative papers..

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… mixed media picture using button hearts..

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..couldn’t resist a mini tag with a button..

heart button display

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..these words say it all for me…


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…2014…

..we couldn’t have achieved this year without you all, David and I and our family say a BIG THANK YOU for your friendship, support and love..we look forward to a very Creative 2015..

Opening Times for Christmas/New Year

Last Day 2014…..Monday 22nd December 10-4.00pm

Closed fro Christmas and New Year

Re-open 2015……Monday 5th January  10-4.00pm


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..Shape of The Month..November/December..

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…our shape for November and December has been designed by the talented Alison….it is  a cute mitten button and Alison has created some great samples … another shape that I LOVE.. love.. Love

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…the buttons have been painted and then covered with UTEE (ultra thick embossing enamel)

it gives the button a great enamel surface…loving the tag Alison created too

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..are you like me and go dotty for dots?

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…ahhhhh mittens on a washing line….

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a cute Christmas card with a pair of mittens

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I think you will agree with me this shape is FAB xx


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…a fairy good day …

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..Theresa has added another cute Fairy door sample to her Fairy Door collection….perfect for autumn and Halloween

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…these fairy doors make me smile every morning on ‘the hill’…. and i was over the moon when..

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….a new fairy flew in on Saturday….Scarlett the Snow Fairy

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….the Fairy family on ‘the hill’ grows…..

Faeries, come take me out of this dull world,
For I would ride with you upon the wind,
Run on the top of the disheveled tide,
And dance upon the mountains like a flame.
~William Butler Yeats, “The Land of Heart’s Desire,” 189

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Shape of The Month….October

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….Octobers new shape has arrived from the workshop

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…the cutest Fairy Door…

This month we are really lucky to have the shape designed by Theresa

 

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Theresa is  one of those people who never shouts about what they do but is SO talented

…she has been my go to person so many times when looking for supplies for projects…..

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..the Fairy Doors in the photographs have all been designed by Theresa and some as you can see have been made from natural wood…LOVE them all.

while on the subject of Fairy’s….remember the adventures of Rayna? The stunning fairy with red hair…well she has had an interesting few weeks and seems to have enticed 2 new fairy’s to the ‘hill’

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..a young fairy by the name of Luke..

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…many happy hours have been spent in the sunshine until..

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….a new guy on the block..older,wiser ‘King of the tree Fairies’

Deacon Claybourne..

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…her heart was taken..

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..i will keep you posted on their adventures …..

(big hug for the creator of these fairy characters Margaret…sister to the fairy door creator Theresa…..i think there’s a theme going on here!)

 


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Shape of the Month…September

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Our September shape of the month has been designed by Jan Waggot

…..Jan is such a clever artist and crafter and has created a really elegant shape of the month, Jan says the shape was inspired by the artist Kelly Rae-Roberts.

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..I love the words that Jan has chosen for each of these angels

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Big thank you Jan for creating such a beautiful shape and design x


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..Shape of The Month..August

..its been a few months since our last shape of the month..

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..we chose a practical shape this month..perfect for passing a driving test

or personalized for a boys birthday

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my favorite is this flower power car with a bit of sparkle…

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remember Dexter painted his version too!!