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Hi, I'm Pam and thank you for visiting my blog. I have been making cards for over 10 years and am an independent demonstrator for Creative Expressions. I am lucky enough to teach on cruise ships and also get the chance to demo at The Big Stamping and Scrapbooking Show at Alexander Palace. I run workshops for a local craft shop and if anyone would like details of the them please e-mail me at stephen.smith870@ntlworld.com I love to scrapbook but my all time favourite thing is to get messy with ink!

Thursday 12 September 2013

Ally Pally

It's nearly that time of year again and I'm busy making samples for the demo's at Ally Pally.  It's such a great show and I do love working with Sue Wilson on her Rubbernecker stand.  I'm very flattered that she lets me loose with the great goodies that I get to demo with.

I thought I'd do some demo's on making your own backgrounds so here's one of them (just in case you can't get there!)

The stamps are from the Shabby Chic range by Sam Poole at Creative Studios.

Other news from Creative Expressions is that I've made it onto the shortlist for their 2013 Design Team so I'm VERY excited!  Even if I don't make it all the way, it's great to have got this far.

Now onto something completely different.  My daughter got out of her car and was walking along when she heard a noise coming from a very wet cardboard box.  She looked inside and found a tiny kitten which had been abandoned.  Sam brought it home (after taking it to the vets for a check-up and checking for a chip) and it's now the most spoilt kitten in the UK!

The vet thinks that he is about 15 weeks old.  He is the sweetest, most trusting little thing and it makes my blood boil that anyone could treat an animal like that.  I hope they have a conscience but I doubt it.  Anyway, he is now a very happy, contented kitten which has been named "Gonzo" and is off to the vets again on Saturday for his vaccinations.  At least this kitten's story has a happy ending.
I feel better now I've got that off my chest!!

That's it for today, I'll be back soon with some more backgrounds.  Many thanks for looking and leaving comments...it's always nice to know someone is reading this!!  Happy crafting.


Unknown said...

Oh what a lovely kitty and so great for him that he's found a loving home. Looking forward to Ally Pally. See you next Friday. Love, Julia xxx P.S. Great card and congrats on being shortlisted.

Christine B. said...

Congratulation on being shortlisted and good luck.
Love the card you have created.
So glad you daughter found the kitten before it was too late. Gonzo looks beautiful. Hugs x ChrisB

Cazzy said...

There are many people who should never be allowed to have animals, I remember as a teenager working in stables where they weren't good to me, they drowned the farm dog's puppies, I was so upset!

That is one lucky kitten!

Cazzy x