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What a great week

This has been a fabulous week for me, I only worked three days. I like the idea of three day working weeks and 4 day weekends. Unfortunately I have a very heavy crafting habit that does not allow me to work part time. 
I had great news on Thursday, a while ago I entered a facebook competition with this card, and I was so surprised that it won! Wowweee, I have £150 worth of Molly Bloom stamps coming my way. I can't tell you how thrilled I am, I already have quite a large collection but I'm sure I can make room for more.
On Friday my friend and I went to the cake International show at the NEC, OMG some of those cakes were just incredible, absolute engineering masterpieces. I learnt loads watching some of the fantastic demonstrations.
Today I was at The Craft Box and we made this lovely gift ensemble, Christmas is an expensive time of year for everybody so we made this lovely set that anybody would be happy to receive. The highlight of the day was everybody realising how easy it is to transfer a stamped image onto a candle. I think all of the ladies will be making more of these.


Lynn said…
Thank you Kathy for a lovely workshop,it was great that most of the ladies went home with three finished items .
The feed back from the ladies was lovely as well.
A great day had by all!

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