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Wednesday 3 April 2013

On The Move!

Hi Everyone,
Firstly I must thank Marianne at Marianne's Craftroom, for alerting me that I had word verification on my comment page. It has now been removed!
The Craft Barn, where I worked as a Tutor and Demonstrator for a few years, until my leg got too bad, has moved. They were in Lingfield, Surrey, just a 7 minute drive from my house. They are now in a new, huge barn conversion in South Nutfield, Surrey, a 30 minute drive from my house.
It is very strange, because when I moved out of London, 41 years ago, I moved to South Nutfield. I lived in an apartment, in the road that runs parallel with Sandy Lane where The Craft Barn now is! They are on Priory Farm, where I used to go to satisfy my strawberry craving when I was pregnant with my daughter!
If the weather is ok tomorrow, a friend is taking me there.
This is a card I have made for Sandy and Ian, the owners of The Craft Barn. The image is a LOTV stamp and coloured with Distress Inks.

The backing papers are from a pack that was free with the Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine.

The flowers are mainly some old Prima flowers that I cut up and made different shapes with. The large white one was a rosebud that I took apart and then put my heat gun onto it to open the petals.

I am really looking forward to seeing the new barn, as the last one was not the easiest to work in!
Thanks for stopping by and for leaving your lovely comments.
Carol S.xx


Donna Mosley said...

Stunning card Carol, your colouring and details are amazing.

Donna x

Louise said...

A beautiful card x Have fun visiting the new premises x

Lou said...

Hi! ooh this is so gorgeous,really lovely colours and colouring too Carol.
The new shop sounds lovely,hope you had a nice day.
Have only been once a couple of years ago and would love to go again-will have a word with Hubby lol!
Hope you are doing a bit better,hugs

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, hugs Pops x x x

Shelly said...

Hi Carol ;) What a sweet little card, lovely image and fab flower detail! Hope you managed to go out with your friend today, and enjoyed it! xx