Monday 26 March 2012

Back and raring to go!!!!!!!

Good morning to you all
Firstly I want to say thank you once again for all your lovely messages of support. It really has been overwhelming but lovely to read them all and I thank each and every one of you from the bottom of my heart.
Well, today I am back at work! There is still lots to sort out but I am starting all the prep for my April shows and I have some beautiful product to work with. We have brand new Stampavie stamps and Bo Bunny papers and embellishments. Hot off the Press, and papers from a new company to us..... My Little Shoe Box.
I can't wait to get all my stash out and emerse myself in it. I am sure many of you know how therapeutic crafting is and it will be lovely to spend the day colouring in.
Hope you are all enjoying the sunshine and still managing to fit a bit of creativity in too.
I will post some sneak peaks soon
Take care and once again thank you.
Love to you all
Melanie xxx


  1. Good Morning Mel !
    Lovely that you feel able to face the world...Take care
    Love Marg

  2. Glad to see you back, Melanie. Having lost both our mothers within a very short time a couple of years ago, I can feel for you. Don't be surprised when something catches you out and you end up in a little heap on the floor. Enjoy the release that crafting gives you, and we will all be thinking of you. xx Maggie

  3. Hi Mel, So nice to see you back, I was thinking about you.
    I echo what Maggie has said above, You will be ok one minute and then have a little set back, over something silly like a song on the radio! but you will be ok, just take things one day at a time.
    Enjoy this "Fab" weather and crafting. I am off to my craft meet up with my friends now (cut n' chat, we are called, more chat than cut!!)
    Speak again soon. Take care. Debbiexx

  4. Hi Mel
    Nice to see you back again. Baby steps and take care
    Love and hugs
    Margaret G

  5. Wonderful to have you back Mel have been missed ..crafting is a good therapy certainly has been my savior ...take care ..loads of hugs ..Sue x

  6. Glad to have you back Melanie,

  7. Hi Mel
    Glad to have you back my thoughts have been with you often, look forward to seeing more of you you where greatly missed

    love Susan

  8. welcome back Mel, my heart goes out to you having lost loved ones myself.
    Take comfort in all yor memories, they are so special.
    Yes crafting is therapeutic and has helped me on more than one occasion I can tell you! God bless lovely lady.xx

  9. Hi Melanie and welcome back sweetheart,
    So good to know you are feeling stronger and able to come back and share your lovely talent with us once again. We understand how hard it is to loose a loved one so we do not expect anything from you at this time still, but to know you are finding strength in crafting shows us you are fighting and learning to cope and that is wonderful news. So take care of yourself and take all the time you need to get to where you want to be. Thinking of you and your family still. Regards and best wishes Linda

  10. hello mel,nice to see that you feel that you can craft againe.i hope you are not to much under preasure. i rang bramwell craft yesterday and they said the bo bunny papers was in. so i will be getting my ordar now. i am cross stiching at the moment,but it wont be to long when i will be useing my new papers. look forward to yor shows espchialy the scrapbooking.i do dispare at some of the things shown on create and craft,love bluebell-flowerwood.

  11. So good to see you back! I echo everything that MaggieC and Debbie said .. take care and if things do catch you out, give in to your feelings. Won't always be easy but you'll be fine .. your crafting will help. We're all with you! Love and hugs xx

  12. Nice to see you back.

  13. I am so glad you are back, I have been thinking about you and your family and you have been missed. I am looking forward to all the lovely goodies you are going to bring us. Take care. Possum

  14. Sorr y to hear you have lost your mum i feel for you i lost my mum in january and i have some bad days but i stop and think of all the lovely times we had . sending you big hugs xxx

  15. Glad you're able to be back but do take it gently. (Too much work isnt good for anyone).
    Looking forward to all the nice things you have lined up for us. God bless. Hilary xo

  16. Hi Melanie, glad to see you back...take care, hugs Carole Z X

  17. hi melanie, how lovely to hear from you and looking forward to watching you, stampavie shows not the sAME, YOU TAKE CARE god bless.lots of love Mags x

  18. Hi there Mel, so glad to have you back chatting with us.
    Looking forward to all these nice things you are to be sharing.

    God Bless, take it easy.

    Patricia xx

  19. Thank you all for your lovely messages of support will add a new post later today.

  20. Hi Mel, Glad to see you are back your work is great, only this week I tried the way you add faux stithing to projects and I love it.

    Im just getting back into my crafting,it is truely a great hobby.

    I lost my Mum, best friend and a true treasure just before christmas to cancer and getting back to crafting is helping me deal with Mums lose. Suddenly memories come out the blue and knock you back, but one day at a time. I will always remember what my mum said, "Dont try and run before you can walk" so true, 1 day at a time.

    Your projects and ideas are a true inspiration, keep up the the lovely work but also remember to take for yourself. Sharron xx

  21. Hi Mel, its so good to see you back. Just make sure you look after yourselfxxx

  22. Hi Mel,
    It's so nice to see you back, although i am very sorry to hear about your dad, my thoughts are with you.
    Don't work to hard and take care of yourself
    gail xx

  23. are cuttlebug all in one folders compatible with the grand calibur and big shot