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Friday, 2 August 2013

I have been liebstered ...........

Thanks to I have been liebstered.  So I've joined in. 
So what is being liebstered? good question hahah i think its the blog world of being tagged liked on youtube when a game or video is tagged and you have to then make one of your own, well this i guess is that!

 I have to come up with 11 random facts about me, answer 11 questions then nominate 11 blogs and choose 11 questions for the blogs i tag. 
 I think it's a brilliant way to learn more and discover new blogs if nothing else!   Whoever I nominate should do the same if they can be bothered.... It’s a  award for blogs with less than 200 followers 

My 11 Random Facts.
1 . I eat food cold including dinners when i can, i leave food to sit until room temp and especially love left overs.
2. i am afraid of clowns and butterflies so severely i run from them howling.
3. im a trained beautician, masseuse and relaxation therapist but im now i full time crafter.
4. I dont want anymore children, i have 2 and im not really maternal to be honest lol
5. Ive been engaged for 9 yrs and still not set a date despite starting planning my wedding every january then losing interest hahaha
6. Ill probably never reach maturity im stuck at aged 15
7. I used to run an exotic animal rescue centre dealing with reptiles and strange creatures everyday, my own pet was a 32 foot python called destiny.
8. I was a goth child and now im a rainbow wearing girly girl.
9. I am not actually very sociable in life but i can natter on the internet all day 
10. My dream is to earn a proper living being creative
11. My real name is leanne xx

My questions from equigems
1.          Why is your blog named what it is? 
Keepcalmandcraft , as its exactly how i do keep calm and at the time those retro keep calm signs were all the rage so i improvised lol
2.         What is the most exciting thing that’s ever happened to you?
Being in the sun newspaper , my fiancee proposed on page one! The paper was delivered to my door by a reporter and photographer.
3.         Do you have any animals in your life, if so who/what how many?
We have 3 cats, a dog and a gecko.
4.         If you were given 1 million pounds what would you do with it?
I would open a huge craft/teaching store which would be full of supplies, areas to give lessons, a cafe, softplay and kiddies corner and a reading nook.
5.         Do you have any hobbies?
im a crafter of many things, i sew , knit, draw, paint, make jewellery, use resin, crochet, write, ill try anything creative.
6.         What is your best ever holiday and is there anywhere you HAVE to visit one day?
For some reason the one which sticks out in my mind is my family holiday when i was 12, we spent 2 weeks in a caravan in southerness, england on a beach and all my siblings were there. I really really want to go see the pyramids im soo into egyptian history .
7.         Why do you write a blog and what keeps you going?
I guess i just have to much conversation in my brain and not enough outlets haha so i talk where i can 
8.         Do you have a Facebook page?
9.         Where do you see yourself in 10 years time?
Still doing what im doing only more successfully and maybe world domination.
10.       Who is your favourite famous person and why?
It changes all the time i guess, at the moment id say Kristen Stewart, i have no idea why, i love most of her movies but she reminds me a lot of me, shes the tomboy who found dresses, shes socially awkward and not polished, Shes not overly confident and shes a bit shy. I guess i relate to her and i kind of understand what i see of her in interviews.
11.       If you like art share your favourite painting, or share your favourite song if more music orientated
this is actually one of my own paintings but from the moment i did this its been my favourite. I even had a print made after i sold the original.

My Nominees:my 11 questions for you my nominees:

1. Where are you located?
2. What is your favourite thing to do ?
3. What is your favourite season and why?
4. Describe yourself in 5 words?
5. What is your worst childhood memory and best?
6 .What is your most embarrassing moment in life?
7 . Do you have any odd habits?
8 . Are you superstitious and do you have any wierd rituals?
9. Who does your family consist of, including pets?
10. If you could meet one person again or for the first time in life then who and why?
11. What makes you smile?

My nominees.........

when i find some more ill add some more but for now this is from the top of my head.

For those who haven’t done this before, here are the rules written properly -
Thank the person who nominated you and include a link back to their blog.
List 11 random facts about yourself.
Answer the 11 questions given to you.
Create 11 questions for the bloggers you nominate.
Choose 11 bloggers with 200 or fewer followers to nominate and include links to their blogs.
Go to each blogger’s page and let them know you have nominated them.


  1. Brilliant, well done for taking the time to do it, I did find it quite fun :-) Interesting way to be proposed to good job you said yes!

  2. hahah yes it was fun and i know it was so embarassing