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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2016, 07:08:52 PM »
I would, except trying to remember how to set up different memberships and priviledges etc is beyond me right now.

So instead, I think maybe an ongoing thread on the forum instead? Anyone can post a goal they want others to kick their butt about.

Then, we can all visit thread, read people's goals and badger them to see what steps they have taken towards it?

If that sounds like fun - I can set a up a new thread for it and make it a sticky so it is always displayed.

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2016, 07:50:10 PM »
I was kidding but i like that!

It is always more difficult to push thing off to another ay when others are waiting to see some result :)

"Please Kick My Butt" thread :D
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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #17 on: January 19, 2016, 09:47:17 PM »
I was looking for inspiration, as I do multiple crafts and need a theme to tie them in.
My inspiration came from myths and legends and this year I am basing all my works on that. Probably stray along the way, but that's what it's all about

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #18 on: January 19, 2016, 10:36:27 PM »
I think inspiration and themes often make great jumping off points and it doesn't really matter how strongly you stict to the original brief if your creating and having fun.

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #19 on: January 19, 2016, 10:54:14 PM »
I certainly need a kick ::)


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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #20 on: February 12, 2016, 07:45:12 AM »
I did get the stumach flue. Good thing that Poly Camp is over a month away.
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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #21 on: February 17, 2016, 06:45:30 PM »
oh no!

But in a way, its good - now it is out of the way! I hope you are ok now? Take lots of care of yourself, so you are fighting fit for your clay camp!

I have been ill for about a month now. A vague cold that also seems like norovirus at times. I cannot work out what it is - it is mild, yet going on forever!

I think it is moving to a new area - lots of different bugs for my body to enjoy!

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2016, 08:18:20 AM »
That is a bummer. It is better to get sick for real than having a cold in the background so to speak.
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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #23 on: February 18, 2016, 12:40:26 PM »
That is exactly what I have been saying - just wish this thing would come on in full or just go away!

I'm feeling a bit better day by day now though - and I know that when I can get back to doing my exercise and eating a bit better that will help improve my energy levels too

also, I think both me and DH are feeling the come-down now from a very difficult 12 months behind us. After so long trying to hold it all together, we've both fallen apart a bit physically speaking! More walking will help and the spring is coming, so yey to that

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #24 on: February 18, 2016, 04:56:14 PM »
Is it weird if a say hope you get sick?

Off course i don´t hope that you will get sick but if it can make you feel better that would be good :)
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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #25 on: February 21, 2016, 02:51:41 PM »
Nope - I know exactly what you mean!

I've been saying the same myself - if I am gonna be ill, let it just get over with.

Hopefully though I am on the mend now - a little cough is left but ok apart from that. It was just a weird, long, mild bug I think.

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #26 on: March 14, 2016, 04:28:13 PM »
An update as promised.
Now only 5 days left until Nordic Poly Camp. 4 Sponsors has sent 4 boxes ahead to Gothenburg and i too sent a box ahead so i dont have to carry it on the plane.

21 participants from 3 countrie are gathereing.

3 cancelled but i managed to help them to sell their spots to others so again it went up to 21 people.
Now i hope that it will be a sucess.

Friday i´m leaving for Gothenburg and i arrive 15:20. After that we are picking up a friend and going to my dad to unpack and sort about 40 kg of stuff.

Goodiebags are going to be packed.

I bough cute paperbags for each and everyone and i put the Poly camp logo on them

I´m now trying to remember to pach everything and to make a cake topper before i go.

 This past friday was a really hectic day. Packing and sorting, talking on the phone answering pm:s and besides that cleaning as we where expecting guests.

I can only take 20 kg on the airplane but i already have 16 and no clothes are included in that :/ 3 pasta machines are packed and wondering if i need a fourth? If they x-ray my bag with 4 pasta machines... wonder what they will think about that......
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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #27 on: March 14, 2016, 06:35:00 PM »
Yikes :o  Sounds a nightmare but l know it will all run like clockwork when all this hard work is done  :-*

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #28 on: March 14, 2016, 08:02:46 PM »
:) I don´t feel like it is a nightmare but i do wake up thinking about it so it would be nice if friday could come so what ever i brought is what i brought and there is no going back.

I also hope everybody will enjoy themselfes and feel like it is all organized well.

Oh, i just rememberd, i need to call and remind the pizza place that we are coming for lunch. He wanted me to do that. Tomorrow :)

I hope you are right about the clockwork :D Hopefully all the gifts and the fact that we finally get to meet after knowing eachother online , some for years and others just for weeks, will be enough to make it a sucess.

And the leraning new techinques part is like icing on the cake :)

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Re: New Skills for 2016?
« Reply #29 on: March 15, 2016, 01:14:21 AM »
Karolina, I'm sure your event will be a great success and you 't get a tummy bug. :)

This year, I'm hoping to open an Etsy shop, but dreading the accounts side of it.

I'm just hoping to learn more and improve.  I'd love to be able to sculpt, but I doubt that will likely.  I'm quite keen to find my own style although I love trying different techniques and styles.  I'd love to try making polymer clay journal covers and up-cycling other things with polymer clay.  At present I'm just loving every second working with polymer clay and I can't believe how quickly 8 hours go by!  :o  I'm afraid I'm totally addicted.  Are there any therapy groups that anyone knows of for polyclayers?  ;D
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