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A Christmas Cracker - lots of piccies

I managed to put up my Christmas Tree and have already sustained Christmas related injuries! I have four boxes, yes four boxes of Christmas decorations that I store in my attic. While I was lifting one of the boxes down it slipped and fell, so my reflex was to put my hand out and stop it from landing on my head. The box landed on a corner in the palm of my left hand. I am left handed, OUCH!! It didn't stop there it slipped again and bounced off my right knee. DOUBLE OUCH!! so today I have a beautiful l black bruise on my knee and a purple on my hand. Have you ever seen a bruise on the palm of your hand. Weird! It also makes changing gear a bit sore. However the tree looks lovely, but I couldn't get any photos because the flash keeps bouncing off the window behind. I'll try to get some tomorrow in daylight.

Today was the Christmas Cracker all day workshop and dinner organised by Craftwork Cards. I have no idea where to begin, it was absolutely brilliant. I've made a great slide show of the day but soemhow it won't load for you so I'm resorting to plain old photos.

e made 4 cards in the morning, then Santa came to visit us all with a lovely little present. Can you imagine how excited I was when I realised that even Santa knew about my little boxes that I'd designed for Craftwork Cards. He had managed to get hold of them in gorgeous pastel colours and packed them with lovely crafting goodies, how clever is he? Is it me or is Santa looking younger these days?

We had fun with lots of chatter and laughs, there's always one nutter in each class and here was ours!
After Santa's visit we moved to the restaurant for a delicious Christmas dinner, I ate every mouthful in good old Christmas tradition. no time for an afternoon snooze thought we had an afternoon project to tackle, here is what we made this gorgeous little tote is so sturdy it is going to sit in my desk with my Copics in it.

I was shattered when I got home but I couldn't stop I had to do all the ironing and pack ready for our trip to London tomorrow. I'm going to visit the queen, not really but we are going to see We will rock you. Time to get in the bath and sleep.

Thank you to everybody at Craftwork Cards for a great day.

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