Notes from a Craft Studio — get to know me

Other than crafting, what else do you like to do?

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When I take time off its usually to travel.  I make time to explore new countries, and I try to immerse myself in the local culture, visit places off the beaten track or try unusual activities, rather than tourist destinations.   I also love visiting places in the UK too.  I enjoy photography, mostly portraits of my family and friends, but I document my trips, the experiences I have and the people I meet. Water also calls to me, whether its walking on the beach, beachcombing, or jumping in to cool off. I love swimming; in the ocean, rivers lakes...

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How do I choose products?

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One of the pleasures of running a craft business is being able to choose what you want to sell in your shop, its like being a little child in the biggest sweet shop you’ve ever seen, and its easy to get seduced by all the goodies available! I don’t have a scientific formula for choosing which items to order, but I’ll never order something that I wouldn’t use myself….. I’ll also think about how much use a crafter would get out of a product, generic items for instance, are much better than themed. I look for the unusual, papers and...

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Behind the scenes....

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I’m sure many of you know I’m a one-woman band here at Memories and Photos HQ. When I’m not running the residential crafting weekends, or workshops there is plenty of things to keep my busy.   One of my favourite is unpacking the new products, it’s just like Christmas to have big brown parcels turning up on my doorstep full of goodies that I’ve chosen for you (or is that for me  😊  ) Here’s a few pics of the latest box to turn up… its a new consignment of albums, they'll be available in my online shop tomorrow....! more from...

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