Opal the Optimist

I'm just getting organised for the Portsmouth show on Sunday (and the popular Artstamps Newbury show next weekend (5-6 July 2014) and thought you'd like to see one of our recent creations.  The image is called Opal the Optimist and will be available at the shows, or on our website http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_406&products_id=4661. You may Continue reading..

Bristol Copic Class

The ECCP (European Copic Colouring Programme) Basic and Advanced Module classes are coming to Bristol, Somerset on Sunday 13th July 2014. The class details are available on my website at http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&keyword=bristol If you would like to attend or have any questions please contact me asap.  Early Continue reading..

New ECCP Classes now booking

The NEW ECCP (European Copic Colouring Programme) Classes with Wendy Kadzidlo (UK Copic Regional Instructor) are now available for booking.  Spaces are very limited so early booking is recommended.  http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=218_432 For Class Registration, questions or to request a class in your area please e-mail wendy@stampsandmemories.co.uk or call Continue reading..

Postal COPIC Club

COPICific Postal club was launched in October 2013 as a trial and has proved popular; so is returning for 2014!  Accordingly I am now planning the next quarter of Copic club activities.  So if you like the idea of having monthly inspiration delivered to your door then COPIC club is for you!  Each month you will receive a newsletter with instructions on how to colour an image.  You'll also receive Continue reading..

COPICific Spring 2014 Retreat

We are now taking bookings for our SEVENTH Copicific Retreat.  It will take place at the Milton Hill Hotel in Oxfordshire and is open to all levels of COPIC users.  It is sure to be a fun, relaxing weekend.  Limited spaces ensure everyone receives attention.  Arrive as customers but you're sure to leave as friends! Payment plan available upon request.  If you'd like more information please Continue reading..

Birthday time

It's a busy week for birthdays, so I have spent the day making birthday cards for friends:- Firstly it was my BFF Jo's birthday yesterday (whoops I'm late again!) - Next week it is Karen and Margaret's birthday so I'll share their cards nearer the time.  Don't want them getting a sneeky peek!! Back to making Christmas cards for me.  I hope you're busy being creative? Happy Colouring, Wendy Continue reading..

Meeting of European Copic Regional Instructors

Countries all over Europe sent their country's Regional Copic Instructor to the recent COPIC meeting in Germany.  There were representatives from Finland, Switzerland, Norway, Portugal, Austria, Spain, Italy, France, Middle East, Israel, Netherlands, Germany and myself from the UK. Fantastic time was had and many new friends made.  Here we are at dinner!  I'm sat between the Barbara from Germany Continue reading..

Ally Pally

Thank you to everyone who visited us on our stand at Alexander Palace, London this weekend.  It must have been a great show as I've returned shattered!!  Having said that Sunday was really quiet so if you'd prefer to be able to see things - come Sunday next time!! If you attended let me know what you thought of the show and in particular the Stamps & Memories stand.... Our next show is Continue reading..


NEW COPIC CLUB just launched.... Join today for our first quarter for just £25.00.  Join today for our first quarter. Each month you will receive supplies to create a card similar to the one shown on the monthly instruction sheet (ie papers, card etc). It will not include Copic markers, tools, adhesive etc... Join now and receive your first pack beginning of October and then November and December. Continue reading..

Autumnal Direct to Rubber

At Copic Club tonight we created an Autumnal Card for 2013 and used the popular direct to rubber stamping technique with Copics. We used the New Watercolour Oak Stamp http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_413&products_id=4561 and coloured with Copic Markers E13, E15, E19, YG93 and YG95. A new COPIC POSTAL CLUB will be announced very soon.  Watch Continue reading..