Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Still strolling down Memory Lane...

Hi folks...time to continue the stroll down Memory Lane...take a deep breath because it's a major photo fest again...starting off with
February 2012
Stitches at The NEC
will never forget this fun trip with Charlotte and Debbi ...
Tim was all on his lonesome so how could I resist joining him for a 1-to-1 lesson
on how to use Distress Markers...
meeting up again with my lovely Craftwork Cards buddy...the gorgeous Candi Girl Herself...
Julie Hickey
helping to blow The Papeterie budget with Charlotte...Leandra...Lin and En
my adorable bud...the gorgeous Hels
fooling around with Tim and Mario
and my lovely Fiskars Buddies...Severine and Richard

March 2012 with Fiskars at The NEC
a very special Saturday treat...lunch with the Wetherspoon Girlies

April 2012 "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"
the girls had so much fun we decided to do it all over again in Aberdeen

June 2012 "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"
and repeat the fun in Perth


November 2012 with Fiskars at The NEC
"Birthday Surprise" from the lovely staff at The Hilton

my lovely happy smiling faces workshop buddies from the show
and a chance to meet up again with my lovely friend...the gorgeous adorable Paula Pascual
and making new friends..the gorgeous Wendy and Angela from Crystal Avenue...team sparkle indeed

February 2013
Stitches at The NEC with Fiskars
chaotic set up with the Fabulous Fiskars team but hey you can achieve anything 
with lots of coffee and biscuits
busy busy show but always time for a chat with my lovely Polkadoodles buddy...Mrs Nikky Noo Na
and woohooo...I was over the moon when they announced that The Papeterie had won Best Craft Store in Scotland in the Origin Publishing awards...

March 2013 with Fiskars at The NEC
The Fiskars Girls won't forget the shiver-me-timbers weather in a hurry and the chilly walk to work...
but here she goes again...a sight to warm your heart...
my lovely buddy Mrs Nikky Noo Na from Polkadoodles...
and some fun "trying to get me tiddly" downtime with my adorable Fiskars buddy Hina

July 2013
Hobbycraft Glasgow with the Fiskars Fuse
 my lovely Hobbycraft buddies Lyn and Tom
and some extra special folks I had the pleasure of meeting this year...
the adorable, funny and mega talented Ken Oliver
he was warned the natives were extra friendly but didn't get the restraining order in time

the lovely sweet Spellbinders Queen...Sue Wilson
and the one and only absolutely adorable...Barbara Gray
not forgetting all the lovely folks who have attended my demos and workshops
at The Papeterie over the years and made this crafting journey so much fun and memorable...
you know who you are...
the adorable Scissor Sisters
and I couldn't do it without these girls...my "second home" special family...
A huge thank you to Fiskars...Craftwork Cards...The Ribbon Girl and Charlotte and the team at The Papeterie for giving me the opportunity to do what I love...working with fabulous products and meeting lots of wonderful folks and an extra special thank you to all the lovely folks I've met on this incredible journey and it looks as though it's set to continue kicking off with 2 special treats coming my way in the next week or so....I'm so excited...I could crush a grape and will be sharing with you all once I've been there...done it and got the proverbial T shirt...so to speak.
Oops...not forgetting all the lovely crafty folks who have attended The Papeterie Craft Retreats...
which reminds me it's time to get back to the Mega Mission I'd planned to tackle before I got waylaid.
See you all tomorrow
Hugs Kath xxx

13 comments:

judkajudi said...

What a blessing to do what you love and love what you do!!

Virginia L. said...

Thanks for sharing these fond memories, Kath! Love all the happy crafty photos :)

Rita said...

Good Morning Kath. Loved my visit down your memory lane. Your pictures are amazing. Fun is what crafting is all about. Hugs Rita xxx

Jane said...

Great photos Kath, that was like an Oscar thank you speech...and you should get the Crafting version as your talent really is endless. I am constantly amazed how you come up with such wonderful projects...take a bow ;0) xx

Redanne said...

What a brilliant trip down memory lane Kath. Love the photos. Like Jane says, I hope you get an award for your dedication to craft and for your amazing talent - you so deserve it! Hugs, Anne x

Stella said...

Thanks for sharing ! x

Lorraine said...

Brilliant photo's Kath.
Lorraine x

Pamela said...

Once again I remember most of these photos from first time around but it was great seeing them again - thanks ssooo much for sharing them.

May said...

Fabulous memories Kath, I remember them..Lovely to revisit...You are so talented...Hugs May x x

craftyfoxglove said...

Fiskars, friends and fun! what more could you want? Oh yes fancy pieces!!
Thanks for sharing your memories with us
Valxxx

trish said...

Hi Kath, fair enjoyed looking through all your photos again, that one with the snow makes me shiver at the thought of winter creeping back. We should all look back through our old photos, but it would only remind me of how slim I used to be...Trish

Christine B. said...

Hi Kath ,loved going down memory lane and seeing all your pictures again. What a fun time you have, your one wonderful talented lady. Hugs x ChrisB

Paula Pascual said...

I love these posts!

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