Monday, 11 November 2013

The Great Fiskars Craft Off


Well, that was a lot of fun. I hope this video works - only a minute long, because my Flip video batteries ran out!


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Here is my pal Dawny doing her thing....


and Barbara Gray.....


Joanna Sheen, who is the loveliest person - she has recently become a grandma for the first time, so we had a lovely granny boasting session......



and Rob who some of you will know as the MDF man, who was a hilarious compere.....



and me, looking totally stumped!


there was a BIG crowd watching it all......


and here is my totally unfinished card. Rob gave me the most points, but I think that was because he felt sorry for me, I was shaking with nerves. He also didn't know that when I hugged him, I had poured my coffee down his back, otherwise he may not have been so generous......

I must admit, I am loving this Fuse machine, I can't wait for mine to arrive, and plan a video or two to show you what it can do. The bottom layer on the (unfinished) card below was red felt, topped with quite a stiff plastic - it cut through them both like butter. The snowflake was letter pressed - it gives a great embossed result. The thing I liked most was that although the machine is big, is that it has an incredible sturdy feel, and you need hardly any effort to crank your materials through..... 



19 comments:

  1. Woohoo...what a fun hilarious 15 minutes that was and in my best Brucie voice...you were definitely my favourite...big hugs xxx

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  2. Looks like so much fun! Thanks for sharing the video. And enjoy your new machine when it arrives!

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  3. Beautiful card, Enfys! TFS that vid. Can't wait for you to get your machine and share your creativity w/ all of us!! :-)

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  4. Oh How brilliant !! I love your creation and how exciting to see you on there. I would have loved to been there and seen you all :-D
    Hugz
    IKE xx

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  5. Great fun Enfys an so nice to meet you! Mary x

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  6. Oh what fun (I'm sure the MDF man wouldn't have minded about the coffee LOL).

    Aren't you going to enjoy yourself when your machine arrives.

    Toni xx

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  7. Hi there! I loved every minute. I can just see my face as well in the last photo! You all did so well, it must have been quite nerve-racking. S xx

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  8. Looks like you had great fun! I'd really like to try that machine.

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  9. Glad you enjoyed it and that you got most points! Can't wait to see your video of the new machine - maybe just in time for my Christmas list?? Pat x

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  10. Looks like fun, and your card turned out really cute!

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  11. Looks like you had fun....Barbara teaching, as always, Joanna looking serene and you....well, as you said, looking terrified. Wish I could have been there.

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  12. What a fun time. I'm not familiar with this machine so will look forward to your demonstration when you get yours.

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  13. Looks like you had a good time! New machine looks interesting.
    Do you remember a Christmas stamp with Clarence?? rabbit. I think it was from the UK but have been looking for a long time trying to remember(with my memory?) just what stamp this was.
    Any help appreciated.


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  14. Wow ! That looks like so much fun ! Thank you so much for the video. I'll look forward to seeing your new machine when it comes. I love the 3D affect on your card !
    Anna N.

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  15. Hi En, I wish your vid would have been longer. Looked like great fun. I think the card is fab. We'd never known it was unfinished! lol TFS Hugs, Jess

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  16. Looks to have been a fun day Enfys x

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  17. Great card Enfys, and congrats on the most points from Rob. Even with the coffee mishap, he knows a good thing when he sees it! *wink*

    The video was fab, sure wish those batteries hadn't run out, as I would have enjoyed seeing the entire 15 minutes.

    And I absolutely adore your photo! I always wondered what a pro looked like when the creative juices were running ... now I know ... sheer terror (or is that a panic attack?)! Just kidding of course, but I do love the photo, it's PRICELESS!

    Thanx for sharing the event with us. It looks like it was great fun!

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  18. Looks like a lot of fun. I think you did an admirable job, I wouldn't have had a clue what to do with that machine. Can't wait for you to show it to us! Thanks for sharing this with us!

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  19. Looks like it was a lot of fun.
    Mags
    x

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