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Tuesday, 8 September 2015

I'm back! Review of a day at Kendal with Jo Rice!

Hello Lovelies! Well finally I'm at home writing a blog post - my neighbour came around earlier and quickly worked out that the telephone cable to my router was damaged - hence the lack of broadband. Although its not fixed I've just plugged my router in to another telephone socket and everything is working - thanks Jim! Things are also looking up on the rewiring front - I'm hoping that everything will be finished off tomorrow - including the plastering. Fingers crossed!!!

I had a lovely day yesterday - I went back to coffee pot - I'll share our makes soon - then cycled to the gym to start something called lean Body Systems. It was great fun and I did really enjoy it. Then I cycled home - all good stuff!!! Inthe evening i took the girls up to the university where they started a new block of swimming lessons - they found the transition from a 15m pool to a 25m pool quite tricky - but I'm glad we've moved classes as I think they'll really get stronger now they can be stretched so much more! They were happy too but I know they're going to sleep well tonight!

Last Thursday I took my lovely mum up to Kendal to a workshop with Jo Rice - we had a lovely day and this is what we made:


This is the first card we made - a lovely leafy wreath created using  repeat stamping.


This is the second card - using the lone tree stencil.

This next one also used the lone tree stencil but with such a different result.





This was my version of the final make - a simple case of masking and stamping.

Lovely originals Jo - and a great day out! Thankyou!

Hope to be back to visiting your blogs later!

Hugs

Rachel x





20 comments:

  1. Looks like you had a very creative day at the workshop Rachel and an equally energetic one yesterday. All the cards are lovely but I think my fav has to be the butterfly wreath, always something very satisfying about the shape.

    B x

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  2. A stunning selection of cards Rachel, I love them all!
    I hope you have a good day.
    hugs Sue xx

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  3. My word girl I don't know how you pack it all in !! I'll have to add "super fit" to "Super Mum" now !! Looks like you and your mum sure had a fab day, such fabulous cards !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  4. Gorgeous day out we had, love all the cards

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  5. Glad you've got your broadband back and wow, you're gonna be packing a punch with all that excercise Rachel!!!!! I love the cards you made at your workshop, especially the "frosty" tree card!
    Hugs, Helen x

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  6. Gosh these are great hun really stunningxxxx

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  7. Gosh these are great hun really stunningxxxx

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  8. What fabulous cards Rachel, brilliant designs and colours. Pleased your up and running with broadband again, have a super day, Kate x

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  9. Some beautiful cards Rachel! Well done on the cycling, swimming and gym classes and so pleased you are back to full speed with broadband again :)
    Dawn x

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  10. Wow stunning cards Rachel I love them all. Well done for all of the exercise that you are doing, right before your run as well. Glad to hear your wiring is nearly sorted, I still have brick dust all over the house but at least they have finished knocking big holes everywhere and are beginning to make good now for the plasters next week. Hubby had to move some pipe work last friday and managed to cut through the network cable that we have. My son sat on the floor for 1 1/2 hours and soldered all the wires back together so that I had internet.

    Sue xx

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  11. Fabulous make Rachel and so glad you enjoyed your day out. Glad you sorted your internet to and hopefully the rest of the house will be finished soon
    x catherine

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  12. Wow! Gorgeous cards Rachel, it looks like you had a brilliant day. I'm glad to hear that your wiring is nearly completed.
    Pauline
    x

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  13. Fabulous cards Rachel, looks like you had a great time and how wonderful your mum came too! Well done on the girls managing the bigger pool!

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  14. Hi Rachel
    You have made some stunning cards.... Happy you had a great day with your Mum...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  15. Each card is beautiful! You are so lucky to be able to enjoy your hobby with your mother!

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  16. Wow, what beautiful makes, look like you had a great time.x

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  17. Lovely cards - looks like it was a great workshop.
    Alison xx

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  18. Gorgeous makes Rachel. Looks like you had a great day crafting.
    Mags
    x

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  19. All beautiful CAS cards love the wreath and scene on the second one-we are having our bedroom replastered on monday -something to look forward too lol
    Carol x

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