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Name badge

I'm off to the Scrapping Angels retreat at the end of this month and have had real fun creating my name badge. This was our pre-retreat challenge. I can't begin to say how much I'm looking forward to it. I have had to start packing for it already, not because I'm taking loads (I can't really, three people with craft stuff in a Citroen C1, it's going to be tight). But because I'm busy almost very night and I'm working right up to Friday tea time. We're all travelling the night before to Cambridge as it's a 21/2 hour drive and we would have to set off at stupid o'clock to get there for the kick off on Saturday at 9. After all we want to enjoy all the fun! I have learnt from a retreat I did last year and I've taken the Monday off to recover.

The challenge was to create a name badge that said something about you the only rule was it must have your name on it. What does this say about me?

My best friend came for her dinner this evening and thought it was lovely, she said it was bright fun and cheap! Cheap? This was retracted and replaced by cheerful. Lucky for her I hadn't fed her at the time, ha ha. I just decided to stuck on some of my favourite things I like to craft with.

It's a shame the colours don't look as bright in the photo as they are in real life, as a rough idea the background is actually my green counter top.

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