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June 2018 Club Reveal – Paris at Dawn

Yikes! I’m very sorry that I’m so behind in posting the club reveals and wanted to offer a little insight as to what’s been happening lately. At the end of June, we decided to flip things upside down and move things around in our home. It means that I have a better work space and…

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May 2018 Club Reveal – Majestic

There are moments when you’re outdoors and everything just falls into place… the light, timing and subject are in the perfect spot at the perfect time and you capture something beautiful. That’s the case with this month’s inspiration photo of this beautiful Bighorn Sheep. We arrived at a campsite in the Kootneys, an hour or…

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April 2018 Club Reveal – Blackbird

I can’t believe we’re at the start of May already. Time seems to be moving at warp speed and there are days when I simply don’t seem to be able to keep up. I love that club gives me an excuse every month to play! April Club was inspired by this photo. Eric has always…

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March 2018 Club Reveal – Last Light

It’s hard to believe that it’s already April! Where has this first quarter gone? I’m a couple of days late but I’m so excited to share March Club with you. Inspiration for this month came from this photograph. It was taken by Eric on a backpack camping trip he did with our youngest daughter a…

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February 2018 Club Reveal – Canyon Waters

I’ve loved going through some of our old photographs to find inspiration for club. This month’s inspiration came from a trip we did as a family a couple of summers ago. I love the play of the green river running through the brown and grey of the surrounding cliffs. It’s just such a pretty contrast.…

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January 2018 Club Reveal – Starry Night

New Year, new start and lots of exciting things in store for us here at Crafty JAK’s! Club is going to be a different breed every single month and I’m looking forward to trying out some of these breeds myself! I based January club off of this photo. It was a long exposure that my…

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December 2017 Club Reveal – Hush

For many years now, I have followed a local painter, Amy Stewart. So when she posted the photo below back in October, I quickly sent a message to my husband, telling him that I loved it. We had a short discussion and decided that it would be a great second piece to add to our…

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November 2017 Club Reveal – Starling

10 years ago, my husband and I took a trip to Europe. When we were in France we visted Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy. I’d first visited this little tiny island when I was 13 and on a school trip. I loved going back and experiencing it as an adult. While we were there, the colours…

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October 2107 Club Reveal – Baba

This month’s colourway is inspired by a photograph I took a very, very long time ago (1996 to be exact!). It was taken shortly after I finished courses in photography and was the first image I chose to enter into a member’s exhibit for a local darkroom gallery show. (Yes, this was taken on black…

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August Club Reveal – Magnolia

Oh my… I’m a little behind schedule! I do apologize for this. Long story short, I got really sick at the end of August and then got busy with preparations for Knit City and am finally… albeit slowly… getting caught up on all the things that got dropped. So without further ado, here’s the post…

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