Notes from a Craft Studio

How I started

Posted by Linda Gransby on

So, Memories and Photos is my baby, I’ve nurtured her as she’s grown since I started way back in the Millenium, giving lots of TLC during bad patches, and celebrations during the good. I’ve run her alongside a full-time job for much of that time, juggling the corporate IT world and the very polar opposite life of the creative arena, until I took the jump in 2008 and gave up corporate life to pursue my dream.  I’m proud to say I’ve done it without investing loads of my own money (I started with less than £100), no borrowing, no outside...

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7 essentials for your craft bag you can't do without

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There are certain tools and equipment I just can’t do without, here’s my list of must haves, what are yours?….

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April reminder - save your photos!

Posted by Linda Gransby on

Here's your monthly prompt to get your photos organised..... 

    Grab your camera or phone and do these simple actions:

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    Work, rest and play.....adventures of a small business owner....

    Posted by Linda Gransby on

    It’s been an exciting week here in Memories and Photos HQ.    The past week has been all about focusing on making sure everything was perfect for my Residential Crafting weekend.     More parcels arrived during the week, bringing some new tools from We Are Memories Keepers, which are just awesome.....  So much so that the Heatwave foiling tool was pounced on by everyone at the craft weekend and I've sold out....  there will be more of them coming very soon.....             The staff helped me to unpack (thank you so much…) and I was...

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    8 Steps to Perfect Packing for a Scrapbooking Retreat

    Posted by Linda Gransby on

    Prepare ahead of time to make the most of your retreat weekend with these simple steps…..

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