Brighton Bloggers Christmas Crafts Afternoon!

Hillarys Christmas Crafternoon Brighton

Busy Busy = Not Enough Time to Craft

Life has been pretty busy recently, I must admit, and blogging has taken a back burner due to starting a new job, Christmas shopping, zumba, hula hooping (I’m doing quite well now – more on that in another post), spending time with friends and family, and trying to take care of myself more in general. The keeping busy has helped keep my head afloat, but I must admit that there have been times where everything has all gotten to be too much for me.

I would craft my cares away, but at the moment I am not feeling too inspired on the papercrafting side at least. I ordered some things which I think will inspire me, so here’s hoping I get my craft mojo back soon.

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Free Silhouette Shape of the Week – Print and Cut Journalling Cards

Just popping in to share the past week’s free Silhouette shape of the week, a gorgeous set of print and cut journalling cards:

Free Silhouette Shape of the Week - Print and Cut Journalling Cards 1

Image source: Silhouette America Blog

They would be great for layering as well as for using for their intended purpose of journalling on! Plus they don’t just need to be used on scrapbook pages you could use them in your Filofax, for cardmaking, journalling, to stick on envelopes so that you can reuse them, and many other things! How would you use yours?

Do you have a Silhouette cutting machine*? Let me know what your favourite Silhouette freebies are in the comments below!


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Free Silhouette Shape of the week plus 50% off Silhouette Store

Just a quick one to show you this week’s Silhouette free shape and to share with you a great sale that the Silhouette Online Store is having right now.

This week’s free Silhouette shape is this cute set of stockings, perfect to make a cute advent calendar if you’ve not already made one, or you can use them to hang on your mantelpiece or tree:

free advent calendar for silhouette

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Silhouette Free Shape of the Week – Merry Christmas

This week’s Silhouette free shape of the week from the Silhouette Online Store will help you with making all of your Christmas cards and papercrafts:

silhouette free cuting shape

This Hero Arts Merry Christmas is free this week, so make sure that you snap it up fast!

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My favourite CHA Summer 2013 Products so far

CHA craft trade show 2013

CHA Summer 2013 has been going on all week and I thought that I would share with you the products that caught my eye from sneaks, blog posts and instagram pictures that I’ve seen recently. I don’t currently have the funds to buy any new scrapbooking or papercrafting items, but a little bit of window shopping is never a bad thing for me.

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