Author: Cheshire Claire

Here they are, sharing my recent cards …

I promised to post up and share my Christmas card design so here it is, also in the gallery (if I’ve done it correctly!) should be included the “Thank you” card all featuring exclusively designed by my other baby, Dandelion Lounge! There are loads of different designs for Thank you and other cards to celebrate and share life’s little milestones all loaded on www.dandelionlounge.co.uk so head to the lounge and have a browse.  Let me know what you think by adding your comments here or on our Facebook page.    Cheers, Claire...

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Its a boy! New safe arrival for Charlotte Church.

Many congratulations to Charlotte & Gavin on the safe arrival of baby number two, a baby boy who will be called Dexter with Lloyd as his middle name.  Dexter arrived on Sunday 11th January and he weighed in at 7lb 5oz.  According to Charlotte’s official website mum and baby are both doing just fine.  Great news and many congratulations from me and everyone at Dandelion Lounge … enjoy this special time. By the way… Charlotte is you’re reading this we’d be delighted to do your birth announcements or thank you cards for all the gifts which are no doubt...

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Happy New Year …

  Farewell Christmas, Hello 2009 – may it be a good one for you all.  This year I am going to write more on my blog so check back more often and there should be a new update – of course I have the obligatory lose weight in there too!   I am also going to try to work out how to include photos on my blog so … here goes … if this has worked there should be a photo of me with my Christmas...

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Brought to you by the letter "W"

This post is brought to you by the letter “W” because this letter has dominated my week … ·     WEATHER, WET WEATHER too – practically all week it feels like. ·     To combat the weather my husband bought me WELLIES for my birthday, an odd gift you may think, but I love them.  They are Hunters www.hunterboots.com and if you have a little boy being outdoors and preferably amongst mud and puddles these are vital.  I have coveted them for years and now I have my very own navy ones!  ·     Then there has been the WRITING of the Christmas Cards – whilst I love, love, love creating bespoke stationery I hate, hate, hate printing address labels!  Why do they always jam my printer at home?!  ·     WOOLIES – not the knitted jumper type the WOOLWORTHS type.  This week sees a high street favourite, a national institution facing collapse.  I feel very nostalgic towards woolies, I bought my first record there, spent loads of pocket money on penny sweets fizzy cola bottles and the like and more recently found it brilliant value for kids clothes and Fisher Price toys.  I will be very sad to see it go and hope it is saved at the last minute and the brand returns bigger and better than ever.  There is a petition for government help to save Woolies from the administrators...

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Its cold outside …

… and not that much warmer at the printers!  December is definitely here and according to the weather reports snow is not far away.  Thank goodness for central heating.  Its been a fairly busy few weeks with Christmas orders to create, print and deliver, now there is just the small matter of writing them – thankfully stamps are self adhesive these days!  I’ve been making and meeting up with some new “friends of Dandelion Lounge” who I will be introducing you to over the weeks and months ahead, these are like minded people who offer products and services I use/like/couldn’t live without.  More about that in future posts.  At home I am enjoying a seasonal rest from my freelance marketing work, taking time to learn more about blogging and other web 2.0 stuff for Dandelion Lounge and other clients and very much enjoying being a mum to Hugo.  He’s 19 months old now and really great fun, buying his Christmas gifts has been brilliant, this year Santa is bringing him “Mikes Auto Garage” a wooden toy garage and cars from Le Toy Van www.letoyvan.com along with inevitably much, much more.  I am hoping for an extension to house the ever expanding was toy box … now section of living room … soon to be entire living room and I guess eventually they will take over the entire house!  I...

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