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Wednesday, 1 February 2012

I'm Back..........WOYWW and winner of Card Candi

 Hi everyone, I haven't been able to post from Frankfurt, but I am back with lots of photos to show you over the next few days of all the gorgeous samples that were at the show. 


I drew a winner of the Card Candi last night, and the name that came up was 


CyndiU

Congratulations, email me with your address and I will get your goodies in the post

Joining in again with the fun over at Julia Dunnit's blog for WOYWW, well, there's a whole heap of stuff on mine, unpacked from the suitcase and ready to put away. I don't think these will last long though - bags of delicious chocs, and some honey and cranberry stirring spoons, a present from Diane (Capadia) 





and here's one of the make and takes I did, a cute fish candle holder, the fish is covered with fabric.......


and I found these lacy squares in a little shop, they are plastic, but look just like linen, so I can see them finding their way onto a card very, very soon......


and here are some of the really fabulous eyelets I picked up as samples from the show, look at those teensy little coathangers, I have some ideas on using these as well...........


I did try very hard at the next stand to get a sample, well we can all use something ornamental can't we? Not able to put him in my suitcase, so have to make do with a photo....shame!


and here are just a few of the things that caught my eye on the first day, rosettes made from cupcake papers.....


and gorgeous balls made from doilies.........




and how would you like a whole scraproom fitted out with eco-friendly recycled cardboard? It was amazingly sturdy, and the chair was really comfortable. The company was from Hungary..........





They even had cardboard vases to put your paper flowers in......


Here are Diane and Mandy, tucking into breakfast on the tube, on the way to the show.......



but we did have rather nicer food for dinner..........



I need to edit my photos, will post lots of inspiration for you tomorrow


45 comments:

  1. Great pics and love those brads. Congrats to the winner.

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  2. Some interesting things there made from cardboard there. The photos of your grandchildren are adorable, such good lookers.
    Have a lovely crafty week ahead x

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  3. those brads are colland the 3d doilys are gorgeous looks like you had a fab time x

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  4. Looks like you had a ball.Loved the pics.Have a great day.Love Debbie x

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  5. Wow Enfys, I hope someday I will be able to go to one of the CHA events. Love the pics you are showing us and can't wait to see more. Welcome back.
    Hugs
    Claire

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  6. Oh my goodness! Check out that storage system!!!! *cries* ...

    Thanks for sharing,

    Jackie x

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  7. Wow, what a lot of wonderful things you saw! I love all that storage and those cute eyelets. So many ideas for those.

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  8. Looks like you had a great time. Hope you enjoy this WOYWW. Zo x 89

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  9. aw now thats a shame, I'm sure if you tried hard enough he would have fitted!!!
    lovely creative area, xx Happy WOYWW hun, hoping to get to post on blogs this week, as it didnt let me last week!!

    Lou P

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  10. Very cute little brads! And who was that masked man? lol what was he an advert for? Love the doily squares too. And who knew...a cardboard chair! Glad you're back and trust you had a wonderful time. Looking forward to seeing all your goodies. Hugs, Jess

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  11. Oh goodie some pics from the show! Looks like there is a lot of inspiration there! Thanks For Sharing,~Mary M

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  12. looks like you had an absolute blast in frankfurt...can't wait to hear all about it at Stitches...big hugs kath xxx

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  13. Great Pics! Love the brads! TFS
    Miranda :)
    www.nanasscrapspot.com

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  14. Thanks for sharing some of your pictures. I really enjoy seeing the trade show through your camera and look forward to more.

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  15. A fab post and lots of great photos :)

    Have a fab WOYWW and a great week, Karen #108

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  16. My goodness--so much to look at here! I'm a huge brad fan. And you can't go wrong with doilies either.

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  17. Great photos, looks like a fantastic trip. Probably a good thing that *certain* samples couldn't fit into your case! My American card magazine has a flower tutorial this month using cupcakes too. Love the cardboard furniture but I bet it costs an arm and a leg!

    Hugs
    Brenda 115

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  18. Looks like you had fun at CHA, I'm so sad I can't be there this year. I too have some of those brads from last year but they're too cute to use!!
    BTW.... the ice disc was my daughter's find from pinterest. I can't make a claim for the idea. Wouldn't last long in the California sun!
    JoZarty x

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  19. Can't wait to see your photo's mmm that dinner looks very tasty, those cardboard vases/chairs & storage looks amazing, love those little brads, Have a great week Lou @#26

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  20. Great pictures! Thanks for the eye candy, but why was he painted like that. Interesting!
    Love the cardboard stuff, but being a larger person, that chair kind of worries me. LOL! Can't wait to see the inspiration you have coming for us! Thanks!

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  21. wonderful photos! that make and take is too cute!

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  22. I enjoyed your photos and too bad the guy didn't fit! Looking forward to seeing what you do with your finds. TFS

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  23. Great pics, looks like you had fun, congrats to the win x x hugs may x

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  24. wow, it looks like you have had an amazing time, I was glued to all of your photos! love the cardboard room, I so need those shelves for my craftroom!
    Have a great week!
    Happy WOYWW Debxx #8

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  25. Really do love those brads! Have a great week, Shaz

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  26. great post this week. Love all the pics and I especially like that recycled cardboard cabinets and chairs. I have heard that with the right glues they are as strong as solid woods. I am offering up some blog candy so come leave a comment on my blog and get a chance to win! Thanks for sharing and have a great week. Vickie #90

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  27. I know you girls had such a good time and your pictures prove it. Can't wait to see the creations you make with all your great finds.

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  28. Some interesting things from the show and LOVE those brads...the little ties are fab.

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  29. Looks like you had some great finds and I'm sure the 3 of you had lots of laughs ;- ) TFS, Enfys!

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  30. This is my first WOYWW & what fun it is to see everyones projects. I love all the goodies you brought back from your trip. I think my fav is the organizers for the studio! WOW & so "green" being recycled! Thanks for stopping by & have a great week.
    Charlene

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  31. Looks like you had a fun time in Frankfurt. I'll be e-mailing you here shortly. Thank you so much for the chance to win.
    Hugs, CyndiU
    cureta2 at yahoo dot com

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  32. It was great to see some really different ideas from the show - I think we'd all like to road test one particular sample :)
    Hugs, LLJ #68 xx

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  33. Wow it looks like you all had such an amazing time at the show. Love all that eco furniture.

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  34. Lots of yummy food around... mmm also love everything crafty too. Love Cynthia #2 x

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  35. Wow .... what a lot to see ...love the flowers and balls ...and the plastic mat ...I've seen that before ...must rack my brains where...never thought of using it on a card.

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  36. Thank you for sharing all those lovely new finds with us. The rosettes and the other flowers are beautiful. Glad you had such a good time over there. xx Maggie #112

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  37. Always exciting to walk the floor isn't it. SPecially when the exhibitors are partially dressed and erm, exhibiting!!

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  38. wow just think of the fun we could have decorating and grungy up those whole shelf units
    thanks for sharing your lovely pictures
    janet #6

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  39. I love the pictures, that craftroom from cardboard is very interesting! And I love the candle holder you showed in the beginning!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm sorry to be getting around so late this week, a stomach virus had me knocked out for a few days :(

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  40. Late as usual with my visits for WOYWW but it’s been great having a peek into your crafty world this week.
    It looks like you had a fab time in Frankfurt…eye candy or what!
    Have a great week and ………………………………………….

    Happy Crafting!
    Sue
    x

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  41. hi Enfys - wow cant believe how much fun you have been having and what you can see it is mind blowing for someone from Oz! thanks so much for popping over, and for sharing. Happy WOYWW! Shaz in Oz. x #21

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  42. You got lots of lovely stuff I'm sure you'll have lots of fun using!
    I'm working my way through this weeks WOYWW – I think I'm just about half way through now!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  43. All the things are really creative and specially cards are made very nicely and fish card is a unique design .
    plastic cards
    plastic card printing

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  44. Oh, looks like you had a real fun time! The desserts are making my mouth water. Not sure about the bloke!

    The cardboard furniture is amazing though - I'd be up for it but I don't think it would take the punishment I'd give it!

    Thanks for stopping by....

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I love reading your comments, thank you for taking the time
Enfys x