Thursday, 21 February 2013

Lots going on

Hi everyone,

Sorry I haven't been posting much but I don't seem to have stopped the past few days. Children are currently on half term so we have been busy visiting museums and Lego Discovery Centre in Manchester, I managed to get a play pass out on Monday and went to the Stitches Trade Show with Bernice and Jackie - which was a lovely day out looking at lots of new goodies.  We also had a lovely day out with the grandparents in Stratford on Tuesday and yesterday DS1 was invited round to a friends so we had a good sort out and went to the tip! It's always refreshing to have a clear out isn't it. 

Anyway I have been busy on the crafting front - here is my next class for the crop on 17th March:


lots of T!m goodies on here - talking of which I have arranged to run some T!m workshops in my local Hobbycraft - how cool is that!  I will firstly do a demonstration of T!m stuff on Wednesday 6th March, 11am - 2pm so if you are in the area (Unit D3, Solihull Retail Park, Marshall Lake Road, Solihull. B90 4LD) please pop in and say hello - this doesn't require any booking but I will have on display some cards I will make at workshops which will require booking.  Here are a couple of the cards:


a sewing one (of course!)


then a clean and simple one (look at all that white space though - still might have to ink and fill it with text or something....... we shall see!).

Then on another, very exciting, note Microsofts media company have commissioned me to make one of my now infamous phone covers for a prize in a competition that they are going to start running next Monday (25th) - to join in go check out http://www.facebook.com/windowsphoneuk then (no doubt I will repost on here again then too!).

I also have loads of other things lined up for the next few weeks so I might not be overly active on here - Bernice has asked me if I would like to join in with her 12 Months in View year long challenge blog, she also has a call out for guest blog posters so if you are interested check out the link here http://12monthsinview.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/guest-post-call-out.html.  Then I have been commissioned to write an article for a sewing magazine (never been published in a sewing magazine before so that's another woot!) and also yet another blog hop with the quilting girls over at http://www.sewwequilt.com/ so I am going to be busy, busy, busy. 

Yes you could say my mojo is well and truly back and I now finally feel I am ready to step back into the world of crafting and get creative!  Monday was the first anniversary of my Nans death - last year was such a roller coaster of emotions for me and she is still so sadly missed, but I am starting to feel that there is a light at the end of the tunnel and I am approaching it, albeit slowly!

Thanks for looking - Lego Lord of the Rings Champion from Solihull

3 comments:

Buttons said...

So many lovely pieces on display and so much good news for you! Sounds like you are well and truly in demand there - so well deserved too Nicola. Glad to hear you are having a great time over half term. Hugs from a Pokemon champion, Jenny x

Missus Wookie said...

busy busy busy but it's all good :) Congratulations on being so much in demand. Hope you have fun too!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, these are fabulous projects.