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When the Mojo Goes

Its a big problem when the mojo goes, and this week mine definitely went, It also took my motivation with it.I would go and sit in my craft room, then just give up nothing was coming. I had a little trip to Lili of the Valley and met up with friends for a coffee. That shop is amazing, you cannot fail to get inspired.But the thing that motivates me is a wander around M&S and card shops, it reminds me that you don't have to go too fussy, the cards that catch my eye most often is the simplest ones.
I came home and had a play with some scraps and keeping simple in my mind I came up with this
Absolutely and unashamedly inspired and cased from a card I saw in M&S. I've also signed up to Shimelle's Journal your Christmas. This is a class I've looked at for a few years and never signed up, this year I did. I don't do anything exciting but I think the everyday is just as important to capture so I thought I'd give it a go.
I know tomorrow the inspiration will continue, I'm teaching my class at the Craft Box and I always find lovely papers and supplies to get me going. So here is a sneak peek of what the ladies will be making tomorrow 


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I loved its simplicity and I was able to use a photo that is almost 30 years old. See those scrabble type tiles, Ive had them years and was happy I could use some on here.