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Something New for ChocolatePages.

01 Jun
Something New for ChocolatePages.

ChocolatePages began here 5 years ago. In the past 5 years, I have read and reviewed more books than I can remember. Books are still a great love and hobby of mine. But I have decided to add a little something extra to my blog.

I have a new interest and one I hope that you will find interesting and want to chat to me about.

My latest love is crafting, more specifically card making. Since I have started this hobby I have found that the snailmail / paper loving community is an imaginative, friendly and really supportive group, much like the bookish community.

As this is my blog to write about what I enjoy, I will now be including crafting along with my enjoyment of books. I hope my followers will continue to support me and embrace this addition to ChocolatePages.

Over the weeks I may show you cards and crafts I have made and received. I will also show you some techniques that I have learned along the way.

I have lots of ideas of how to bring this new element to ChocolatePages.

My name still stands for the things I love, chocolate, book pages and now paper pages!!

I look forward to sharing my passion with you.

To give you a little idea of what’s to come, here are some examples of my crafting pieces.

If any paper lovers, snail mailers or craft lovers are reading this, feel free to add any suggestions of posts you may want to read here.

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11 responses to “Something New for ChocolatePages.

  1. Tanya Phillips

    June 1, 2019 at 12:19 pm

    I look forward to your posts. I really used to enjoy my paper crafts but find it difficult now. I do crochet though. If you enhoy card making give scrapbooking a try that is really good also and no need for any different things from what you use for card making. Nothing like home made cards/gifts. Enjoy xx

     
    • chocolatepages

      June 1, 2019 at 3:28 pm

      Thank you Tanya. I’m sorry you find paper crafts difficult now but happy you can enjoy crochet. I have seen plenty of scrapbooking photos and it does look fun.

       
  2. Cathy

    June 1, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    Best of luck with the crafting! I’ve added a hobby to my blog too.

     
    • chocolatepages

      June 1, 2019 at 3:26 pm

      Thank you. I will hop over and see what your new hobby is. Thanks Cathy.

       
      • Cathy

        June 1, 2019 at 3:32 pm

        Thanks πŸ™‚ I added photography a while ago and sometimes join in with things – at the moment it’s a music share post.

         
      • chocolatepages

        June 1, 2019 at 3:37 pm

        Sounds good. I have seen your photography before and it’s beautiful. I like the sound of the music share.

         
      • Cathy

        June 1, 2019 at 4:08 pm

        Thanks so much! The music share is fun πŸ™‚

         
  3. irena_bookdustmagic

    June 1, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    Hi Amanda, I am so glad you decided to include your passion of craft to your blog. I am really looking forward to all of your posts, and am happy to see your work.
    Since I know nothing about craft, I imagine I will learn a lot from you! πŸ˜€πŸ˜˜

     
    • chocolatepages

      June 1, 2019 at 7:14 pm

      Thanks Irena and thank you also for the encouragement for me to do this.
      I have lots of ideas of crafty things to write about, I just have to think about how to write the posts for crafty and not so crafty readers.

       
  4. Meggy | Chocolate'n'Waffles

    June 5, 2019 at 7:38 am

    You are terribly good at this! I have your letters close to me until I can frame them. I am looking forward to seeing more of your beautiful creative crafting! xx

     
    • chocolatepages

      June 6, 2019 at 3:35 pm

      Thank you Meggy. That is a lovely compliment that you want to frame my creations. xx

       

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