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Holly Shackleton

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Holly Shackleton last won the day on September 3 2013

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About Holly Shackleton

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  • Birthday 07/19/1988

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    Baking, writing and pretty things of all descriptions

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  1. Morning all, That's right, now that you've had a chance to drool over all of the scrumptious makes in the October issue, we want to know what your fave is! Which project floated your boat the most - Corinne Bradd's adorable dolly, Jane Kharade's bright and breezy sun catchers or Carolyn Letten's tasty jam-inspired gift set? We look forward to hearing your thoughts
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    Crafty Friends

    I'd love to know all about the friendships that you've made with other CB readers! Whether through the forum or via our penpals section in the mag, tell me all about it
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    Share your crafty tips here!

    Love these, ladies - keep 'em coming!
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    The time has come again to announce the winner of the monthly tiara, and this time the vote was unanimous. Not only is August's crafty queen a dab hand at creativity, but her generous and kind nature allows her to set her own issues aside in order to support others and make them feel like a million pounds! She sends out inspirational makes to her friends when they're feeling blue, and is always on-hand for a crafty natter and to put smiles on our faces So, without further ado, I'm pleased to announce that the winner of August's MOTM is... AbstractAstra!!! Well done AbstractAstra, send me a PM with your postal address and I'll get some goodies sent out to you!
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    On the forum feature

    Apologies ladies, the lack of Miss June is my fault - I'm very sorry to say that it completely slipped my mind what with all the fabulously exciting goings-on at HQ! It's full steam ahead for July though, so go check out who won this month's tiara in the Hall of Fame! Keep your eyes peeled for a new and improved forum page in the mag...
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    MISS JULY!!!

    Yes ladies, the time has come again to celebrate the brightest and the best of our lovely forum members! The winner of the tiara for July has been victorious due to her lovely presence on the forum for almost a year, her fabulous crafty conversation, and her super ability to spot spammers That's right, July's MOTM is... Crafty Nannie!!! Congrats Crafty Nannie, send me a PM with your postal address and I'll get some treats out to you post haste!
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    Cupcakes :)

    Thank you! I don't have it on me I'm afraid... It's from The Primrose Bakery Book
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    Cupcakes :)

    Thank you! I can't say they lasted very long...!
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    Have you ever sold Christmas cards?

    Hi ladies, If you've ever sold Christmas cards, I want to hear from you! What did they cost to make? How much did you charge for them? Where did you sell them? Do you have any tips for crafters new to selling? Share your experiences for a chance to appear in CB! Holly
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    Cupcakes :)

    Just thought I'd share my most recent cupcake creations: cookies and cream and raspberry and coconut. The cookies and cream cupcakes have a marshmallow icing which may just have been the trickiest one I've ever made as it included whipped egg whites and boiled sugar, but it was worth it (and I was a little proud of myself, too). I need to practice piping with a plain round nozzle, as this first attempt shows, plus I really shouldn't have hurriedly thrown them into the tin as they look more than a little messy and dented...
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    August Magazine

    We're so glad you like the mag, Artym - we had a great time putting it together!
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    Attention Crafters!

    Hi all, Just to let you know that the web team are currently doing some work on the forum, so if you have any issues there's no need to worry! If you continue to have problems with the site, please email me on [email protected] and I'll do what I can Holly
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    Share your crafty tips here!

    Hi everyone We at HQ can't help but notice you ladies sharing your expertise far and wide, and would love to pop them all in the mag to be shared every month! If you have some crafty advice that could help out another CB reader we want to hear about it... Post it here for your chance to appear in the pages of CB!
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    Weekend cupcakes

    Thank you
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    Weekend cupcakes

    My thoughts exactly!