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5 November 2011

My Day at The NEC

Evening everyone .... well it was a trip to Hobbycrafts at the NEC today and I met up with my lovely blogging friend Debs - it was great to meet up with her after so long as we are in touch regularly via our blogs and by email and she is just as lovely in person and a true friend, we had a fabulous day.

It was extremely busy today, but we managed to get around all the exhibitors and I also met up with Sharon at Willow Designs (I'm on her DT) who is absolutely lovely!

We also visited the Create & Craft Demo Stand to rest our tired feet LOL and watched the wonderful Nigel, Leonie and Wendy (Kanban) - they were very entertaining and had us in bits.  Debs won the card Wendy made in the demonstration and I took a photo of them all together, Debs was over the moon!

Here are some pics of all my goodies, which I can't wait to play with:

Thanks for popping by today.

Claire x


  1. I have 'stash-envy' :)
    One day I'll get there!! when I win the lotto! have fun playing with all your goodies!! x

  2. If you find you don't have enough space to store any of these items Claire, just send them north for safe keeping! Jx

  3. Oooo... lots of yummy goodies..great shopping...lovely pics, glad to hear you both had such a great time..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  4. Sounds like a great time was had! Love the stash you bought. Carol x

  5. Wow Claire, it looks like you had a good spend like me lol. I can't wait to start having a play with my new goodies. Must iron the kids uniforms in the morning before I get crafting.
    Have a lovely weekend!
    Diane xx

  6. Looks like you had a brilliant time, Claire! And the stash looks fab - can't wait to see what you make with it! Enjoy playing with your new toys!! xx

  7. Sounds like you had a fab day. I'm going tomorrow and can't wait. xxx

  8. Ooh! very yummy stash Claire, glad you had a lovely time hun.

    Donna x

  9. Ooooo, lucky you - sounds like you had a fab day and I'm liking the look of all your goodies. Am v jealous that you've got your hands on some the new LOTV stamps, I can't wait til the 11th!!! Hugs, Marie xx

  10. looks as if you had a great time and a big spend lol

  11. Looks like you got quite a haul Claire, I would love to have gone, but I can't manage that much walking, and a wheelchair in a place like that is nothing but a darn nuisance!! Glad you had a great day.


    Judi x

  12. Wow looks like you had a lot of fun at the NEC, and i look forward to seeing what you make with it all, Luv Sam x

  13. OMG ! I am soooooo jealous ! lol ! I have never been to the NEC and I think that it's something I will have to do next year ! So glad you had a fab time ! Hugs and love from Catherine

  14. What gorgeous stash you bought at the NEC. Unfortunately I couldnt go this year due to lack of funds but hopefully will go next year :-)

    Jayne xx

  15. Sounds & looks like you had a fabulous day & lovin' the new stash!! x

  16. Oh so jealous, you got some fab new goodies! Sounds like you had a lovely day too hun :o) Lisa x

  17. Glad you had such a good day - and now you've got some lovely new goodies to play with x

  18. Super photos Claire, its so lovely that you got to actually 'meet' in the flesh some blogging friends, it made it even more special!

    Sounds like a mega busy trip round it and I did enjoy your tale of the C&C team!

    Just look at all of that wonderful stash you bought!! Gosh! It all looks absolutely gorgeous and I cant wait to see it all come out to play on your cards! Lucky girl!!

    Super post, thanks for sharing it all with us!
    Keryn x

  19. Wow at your scrummy stash Claire! :) Looks like it was a fab day too!




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