Sunday, July 7, 2013

In a word...Spellbinding...

Hi folks...wow what a fabulous fun truly spellbinding day we had yesterday at The Papeterie and the best craft shop in Scotland pulled out all the stops to welcome the Queen of Spellbinders to Aberdeen....hey they even managed to roll back the clouds and reveal the bluest of blue skies and persuaded the sun to put on his hottest hat...rolling out the red carpet and welcoming the lovely Sue in true Scottish style with a highland fling or two from our hunky piper and if we were feeling the effects of the heat...this poor lad must have felt as though he'd been spit roasted...
Sue very kindly agreed to come visit and help raise money for Archway...a charity very dear to The Papeterie staff's hearts.
Archway is an independent Aberdeen based charity offering a range of community based services for children and adults with learning disabilities...they currently support nearly 200 children and adults through their respite...shared and permanent care services and some of Sue's new friends from Archway came along to welcome her...
time to head indoors and meet her adoring crafty fans...
 and oh boy...were they pleased to see her...

Sue made 20 cards throughout the day without a break...very ably assisted by her wonderful assistant and member of The Papeterie staff Paula...it was absolutely cooking in the demo room with the sun beating in the huge wall to wall windows and they both deserve an Olympic Gold medal for soldiering on without a whimper of complaint whilst all around them folks were popping in and out for a breath of fresh air. All the cards were raffled along with a Grand Calibur signed by Sue...won by the lovely Tina who was in complete shock...never won anything before...well you have now lovely...enjoy.
The hugest of thank yous to all the lovely folks who travelled from near and far and helped raise loads of money for this wonderful charity and the star of the show...I'm sure Sue won't mind taking second place to this sweet little missy with her wonderful smile...the adorable Sophia...

 
and her gorgeous "I want a pair of those" shoes.

I'm having a tres lazy feet up doing nothing kind of a day...no painting...no crafting...just chilling out on the sofa with the Furry Boy in the company of Messrs Djokovic and Murray...see you all tomorrow.
Hugs Kath xxx

22 comments:

Stella said...

Hi Kath from sunny Cheshire.Looks like you had fun yesterday.Enjoy the match this afternoon.x

Astrid Maclean said...

Fab photos and it certainly looks as if a wonderful day was had by all!!

Jane said...

What a great day that looked Kath and such a worthy cause. I am amazed by how many cards Sue makes...she really has endless inspiration and is a lovely lady. Enjoy the tennis....what a final it will be...come on Andy ;0)

trish said...

Hi Kath, I was so disappointed not getting in to see Sue Wilson yesterday, but loving seeing all your photos of her today. What a great way to welcome her with a Piper, she must have over the moon. Enjoy your tennis today, I don't watch it but Andy deserves to win that trophy...Trish

scrappymo! said...

Wonderful photos and looks as if a great time was had by all!

Rita said...

Fabulous pictures Kath. I bet Sue was taken completely by surprise when the piper accompanied her in to the premises. We are all having a day of Murray Mania here as well. Hugs Rita xxxx

Julie Brooks said...

What a fabulous way to raise money for a very worth-while cause. Good on you Kath. Enjoy your lazy day, hugs, Julie xxx

Redanne said...

Love the great photos Kath, what a splendid way to greet a special guest, Sue must have been thrilled! She is a real trouper! Well done for having a relaxing day - don't envy the boys playing in this heat. Go Andy! Hugs, Anne x

...the yorkshire fox... said...

...fabulous posting Kath, a great day had by all and for such a great cause, and well done to Tina what a super duper prize!...its gonna be a nail biting day on the sofa Kath!...Mel:)xx

May said...

Fabulous pics Kath, Love the warm Scottish welcome sue Received, sounded a brilliant day... & congrats to Tina... Enjoy your do-nothing day & enjoy the match... Hugs May x x x

loftylass said...

Hi Kath - lovely photos and so pleased the day went so well. tfs.
Enjoy your day of rest watching tennis - (I'll be there!)
Hugs
Heather W
x

granny p said...

It was a fantastic day Kath.
Well done to the best craft shop in Scotland for getting all the best people in craft to come and demo in their shop.

rachel said...

looks like you had a wonderful day Kath - really fabulous photos - and well done Sue - what a star x

Paula (PEP) said...

Enjoy the tennis & don't let the Furry Bundle get too excited........
Paula (PEP)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love your sweet card below, such gorgeous colours. This looks like a fabulous day, what a star she is

PAULA said...

It was a grand day, can't wait to do it all again!!

Paper Junkie said...

What great fun you must have had with Sue inspite of the heat - and you must be delighted that finally Murray made it!!!!What a brilliant match. X

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Looks like a good time was had by all! Susan x

jeanie g said...

Congratulations Kath on your fellow Scot's amazing win today! So happy for you and everyone.

Bärbel Born said...

What a great day for all of you! Sun, inspiration and crafty friends, I wish I could have been there. Hugs from Germany, Baerbel

hazel said...

Had an amazing day yesterday Kath. One for the scrapbook..
Take care
hazel

Diana Martinez said...

Great cause , great job. Congrats

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