Friday, 28 October 2016

Last Chance!

Hi there

Just a quick reminder that the current monthly challenge
"Circles & Squares" 
ends on the 31st October.

So if you would like to be in with a chance of winning a £50 Clarity Gift Voucher and this card 
from Barbara Lancaster, 
then you can click HERE to find out more.

Don't forget that the calendar challenge also ends on the 31st October where you have another chance to win a £50 Clarity Gift Voucher.

You can enter the calendar challenge by clicking HERE

Talking of calendars, have you seen that we have just launched the brand new Clarity Step-by-Step 2017 Calendar?




Available to buy HERE
Perfect as a treat to yourself, or as a present for a crafty friend!


If you are looking for some inspiration, then check out the earlier posts!

Don't forget we also have some amazing special offers on the website 
which can be found HERE

Barbara is live on HOCHANDA this weekend as follows:

Sunday at 2pm & 5pm then the
One Day Special launch at 8pm 
and then 
Monday at 9am, midday, 4pm and 7pm
Sky 663, Freeview 85, Freesat 817
or online at www.hochanda.com

Happy Crafting

Paul & the Clarity Crew
xxx

Monday, 24 October 2016

How time flies!

Hello again!

The end of the month is fast approaching and so is the deadline for the current months challenge
"Circles & Squares"

Click on the above link and scroll down towards the end of the post and you will see all the lovely artwork that has already been entered.

The above link gives you all the information you need to enter and be in with a chance of winning a £50 Clarity Gift Voucher and this lovely card created by Barbara Lancaster from the Challenge Design Team


So here is a final bit of inspiration from the talented Challenge Design Team


Emma has used the 7x7 Clockwork Stencil together with a selection of Artistry ink pads and Clarity Stencil Brushes


Shelagh has used the Butterfly Tree Unmounted Stamp Set, which also happens to be one of our Offers of the Month!


Angela turned her piece into a beautiful picture.

Did you know we now sell Frame Mounts with backing boards?

They are available in 2 sizes
12"x12" and A5
They come in mixed packs of 4 and the colours include:
Taupe, Ivory, Black and White
Perfect for the Colour with Clarity Colouring Book and Postcards, or your everyday crafty projects.
You can find them HERE

Carol's piece has been created using Jo's Bubbles Stencil and the Flower Power Stencil

If you are still looking for some inspiration, then check out the previous posts for this month.

Don't forget we have some lovely Special Offers for you over on the Clarity website to help.

Happy Crafting

Paul & the Clarity Crew
xxx

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Round and round we go!

Hi there
I have just been going through all the lovely entries so far for this months challenge

I really enjoy looking at what everyone has come up with.
Thank you all for taking the time to join in the fun!

So it's time to share some more inspiration from the talented Challenge Design Team

Julie has created a Groovi piece of artwork using the Elephants from the Groovi Club - Elephants one of my favourite animals.

together with the Abstract Squares Stencil

Angela's piece of art is inspired by Piet Mondrian using the Elegant Ladies Stencils, together with the same Abstract Squares Stencil that Carol has used


Barbara Lancaster has used the lovely Fuchsia Stamp Set from Jayne Nestorenko and the Circles Box Frame Stencil

 Barbara Lancaster has kindly donated her card to be given away with the £50 Clarity Gift Voucher for this months winner.

So if you would like to be in with a chance of winning a £50 Clarity Gift Voucher and the beautiful piece of art from Barbara Lancaster, then all the information can be found HERE

Don't forget that we have lots of Special Offers on the Clarity website which have been chosen to help you.

At the start of today's post, I mentioned that the Elephants were from the Groovi Club.
Did you know that we have several different Clubs?
Stamps, Stencils and Groovi. 
You can join them individually or you can join a combination of 2 of the clubs or all 3.
All of the different Clubs have various benefits.

Barbara explains a bit more


 or alternatively, you can visit the Club Website or call the office and speak to Jeannine.

Until next time,
Happy Crafting!

Paul & the Clarity Crew
xxx


Monday, 10 October 2016

Calendar #9 Winner

Hi there.

Apologies for the delay - currently have some time out in New York - a totally amazing place!!

Anyway, time to announce the winner of the Clarity Calendar Challenge #9 for September.

Thanks to everyone who took the time to enter.

It really is quite difficult to choose a winner for the Calendar Challenge as they all look the same!

However, there can only be one winner........

and the winner is.............



Many congratulations!
Please contact me via email with your details so I can send you your £50 Clarity Gift Voucher!

If you would like to see all the other entries, you can click HERE

If you would like to take part in the Calendar Challenge #10, click HERE

If you would like to take part in the Circles & Squares themed Clarity Challenge, click HERE

Happy Crafting

Paul & the Clarity Crew
xxx


Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Challenge #43 Winner!

Hi there.

Late on parade this month announcing the winner of Challenge 43
"In the Garden"

It is great seeing all the entries and what everyone has created using stamps, stencils and Groovi - amazing!

I have used the Random.Org app to generate a winner.

The winner is.........


Leanne has used a medley of Clarity stamps and stencils to create a beautiful garden scene.
Congratulations!

Please contact me with your details and I will send your £50 Clarity Gift Voucher and piece of art created by Barbara.

If you would like to have a look at all the other entries, then click HERE

The top 5 (in no particular order) chosen by the Challenge Design Team are as follows:






Thank you to everyone who took part, I hope you had fun creating your pieces of art and will take part in the October Challenge


Don't forget that I have created some special offers for you on the "Offers" section of the Clarity website to help you along the way.

If you watched Barbara on HOCHANDA on Sunday & Monday you would have seen her launch the Petite Gel Press Plates - Set 1 is perfect for this months challenge as it includes a square, circle and triangle. You can view all the products from the TV shows HERE

Paul & the Clarity Crew
xxx

Monday, 3 October 2016

Calendar Challenge #10

Time to turn the page on the 2016 Clarity Calendar for the month of October and see what piece of art Barbara has created.....

A beautiful autumnal scene using Distress Reinkers to create multicoloured trees and foliage.



Barbara has used the following:



To be in with a chance of winning a £50 Clarity Gift Voucher all you have to do is recreate the above scene and enter it into the Calendar Challenge.

If you would like to join in, it couldn’t be simpler.
We have a few rules which can be found HERE

There are 2 ways of entering the challenge:

BLOG - if you have a blog, click below where it says "Click here to enter" and follow the instructions, remembering to link to your blog post and not just your blog


EMAIL - if you don't have a blog you can send a photo of your project via email to us and we’ll enter it for you.

EMAIL:claritystampchallenge@hotmail.com

Saturday, 1 October 2016

A new month, a new challenge #44

Welcome to October!
 This means a new month and a new challenge.


Thanks to everyone who entered the September Challenge,
we had 54 entries.

The theme for this month is:

"Circles or Squares"

From apertures to frames,
backgrounds to patterns
the possibilities are endless

All you need to do is make a project containing circles, squares or both.

Each month, I will select several Challenge themed products and add them to the Offers section of the website.

To see what is on offer this month, click HERE


If you tune into Hochanda on Sunday 2nd October at 8pm for the launch of the One Day Special and again on Monday 3rd October at 9am, midday, 4pm and 7pm Barbara will be showcasing some products which will be perfect for this months challenge.

The Clarity Challenge team are on hand to give you some ideas....

Carole has used the Circles Box Frame stencil and the Wise Owls Unmounted Stamp Set to mix up the Circles & Squares 




Shelagh has used Circles to create scenes for each season using a selection of Wee Folk, Wee Animals & Wee Trees unmounted stamps.

Don't forget, you have got to be in it to win it!!!!!!

So, if you would like to have a go and be in with a chance of winning a £50 Clarity Gift Voucher, then please see below on how to enter.

We have a few rules which can be found HERE

It couldn't be simpler.
There are 2 ways of entering the challenge:

BLOG - if you have a blog, click at the bottom where it says "Click here to enter" and follow the instructions, remembering to link your blog post and not just your blog.

EMAIL - if you don't have a blog, you can send a photo of your project via email to us and we'll enter it for you.

EMAIL: claritystampchallenge@hotmail.com

We look forward to seeing all your entries.

Paul & the Clarity Crew
xxx