Monday, 20 September 2010

Cardinal Colours seaside retreat

I have spent the weekend at the Cardinal Colours retreat in Eastbourne.  What a fabulous weekend!  By far the best scrapbooking weekend I have spent!!  It was held in a hotel right on the seafront – here’s looking East from my room towards the bandstand:

 eastbourne 002

And west towards the pier:

 eastbourne 005 eastbourne 008 eastbourne 013

Eastbourne is a really lovely town, very gentile, neat and tidy.  I managed to get out for a bit of fresh air on Saturday afternoon, the weather was glorious all weekend.

eastbourne 021 eastbourne 042

This is me enjoying myself in SJ’s class – I’ll show you the LOs tomorrow!  That’s Juliet behind me, and I think another Linda right at the back.

 

eastbourne 049

 

Here are Laura and SJ teaching a class.  That’s Lynne, aka ‘retired nana’ on the left and Chris on the right.  All the classes were superb!  Lovely teachers, gorgeous kits (and loads left over to bring home) and loads of inspiration!  I am sure my scrapbooking will change after this weekend!eastbourne 053 

I need to take more photos and show my pages, that I will do tomorrow. 

 

Mustn’t forget to tell you that I WON first prize in the raffle…..guess what, you will all be green with envy!!…it is a CRICUT machine!!!  I have spent most of today playing with it and looking it up on forums and You Tube.  WOOHOO! 

 

Until tomorrow…..

6 comments:

KraftyKaren said...

Your photos are absolutely fab Linda. Well done on your raffle win.
Look forward to seeing your layouts at some point.

scrappysue said...

Oh wow what a beautiful place and your photos are gorgeous as ever! How fun to go to a retreat, and many congrats on winning the cricut, now that is a heck of a prize!

Lynne said...

Found you! Like these photos and look forward to seeing the other photos you have too!
The first photo, the lady at the back is Liz!
must put some photos on my blog too but when i have finished my LO's!!

Mini said...

Hi Linda! It was great to meet you in Eastbourne ... what a laugh we had! You've taken some fab photos - hope it's OK to pinch a couple?
Sue x

Giullietta said...

Hi Linda! It was great to meet you at Eastbourne - and I'm very glad this morning to have found your blog! Loved the photos - especially the Moody Blues and VERY espesially the Scottish one - the Glenfinnan Viaduct aah!! So much history up in and around all these mountains.
You'll be on my favourites list!
Juliet

Burnice said...

yahooooooo so glad you had a fab time. Great pics. Congratulations on the win.
Burnice x