Friday, March 3, 2017

It's been ALL GO in the cubbyhole...

Hi folks...it's been a busy old week in the cubbyhole trying to catch up with the crafty stuff after my trip to Stitches...the tiny houses are standing in line waiting to be decorated...
there's been some more playtime with Distress Oxides...
I've been making cards with the Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz stamps that will be shipping to a craft store near you in March...
and getting stuck in to my DT project for next Monday's challenge at Simon Says Stamp...
There have been one or two "happy mail has arrived" moments...I can't tell you how excited I was when this month's edition of Craft Stamper popped through my letterbox and huge congratulatons to my lovely buddy Brenda for being this month's Cover Girl with her gorgeous Spring Assemblage project...
flick over a few pages and there is little old me with my first commission...woohoo...huge thanks to Trish Latimer for inviting me to join the Craft Stamper Team and here's a little sneaky peek of my Spring Canvas using fabulous PaperArtsy products...gorgeous Fresco Finish Chalk Paints...amazing stamps and stencils from the lovely and very talented Lin Brown.
if you don't already subscribe to this fabulous "filled with technique laden projects" magazine...you can do so at www.craftstamper.com...buy single copies at www.mags-uk.com or digital copies at www.pocketmags.co.uk. But there was one more special delivery and knowing who it was from...I was super excited about unwrapping it...
and snuggled inside...the most gorgeous Pin Cushion Box made with Tim's Eclectic Elements Correspondence Fabrics from my very special friend Anne...so beautiful...absolutely adorable and the perfect accompaniment for my Eclectic Elements Threads Box...
 Thank you so much Anne...I will treasure it forever...
But as much as I would love to stay home today and continue the crafty playtime...I have missed out on two Friday adventures with my favourite non-crafty gang...so it's going to be a...lunch/pamper session/coffee and catching up with lots of gossip kind of day. Have a great weekend everyone...wrap up warm and stay cosy and I'll see you all on Monday over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.
Hugs Kath xxx

10 comments:

Christine Collins said...

Hi Kath
Congratulation on your magazine commission, I'm looking forward to seeing the canvas I'm sure it is fabulous, Enjoy your day with the Friday Girls.
Chris xx

Ruth said...

Lots of lovely eye candy today, your gift from Anne is just beautiful, she is the queen of 3D! Beautiful snippets of work and it's a wonderful project using Lins stamps in Craft Stamper. Congrats Kath! Ruth xx

Redanne said...

I am so thrilled to see you in Craft Stamper with your gorgeous Spring canvas and great step by step!! Love all your sneak peeks today too and look forward to seeing them more of them.

You are very welcome my friend, the box is just a small token of my thanks for your friendship and kindness! Enjoy a well deserved trip out with the Friday girls and have a lovely weekend. Big hugs, Anne xx

Janette said...

Congrats on being in craft stamper, wow...love all your creations Kath and so nice of your friend to send such a lovely gift, don't you just love craft world, always so nice....enjoy your day with your pals...xx

Bejay Roles said...

Hi, Kath,
I've just taken out a subscription to Craft Stamper so I'm hoping that I get the issue with your page in it...fingers crossed.
I love what you're doing with the oxide inks. I've told myself that, even though there are only 12, I'm not allowed to get them until I complete my collection of 'normal' distress inks. I arrived a bit late to the distress party so I think I've only got around 30 in my collection as yet...although I have to say that the new oxide ones may be better for my dip into the world of mixed media...can you hear my inner demon telling me that I really do need the oxide inks lol.
Bejay xx

Linda Simpson said...

Congratulations on being published! I love your new addition to the sewing cubby hole. Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Annie said...

Huge congratulations on joining the Craft Stamper Team Kath xx Brenda's cover make looks fabulous too xx
Love the stunning gift box/pin cushion from Anne too xx looking forward to viewing your makes next week

Happy Sunday
Annie x

simo said...

Congrats Kath...so well deserved!!! Hope you enjoyed your week-end...can't wait to see your next project for the challenge...thanks for your sweet comment!!! Hugs! ❤

Lee said...

Hi Kath.Got your email,Thank you.Congratulations on being published.Love Benda's creation too.Great Pin Cushion Box,what a lovely gift.Great pics,being a lover of the Ocean I really like the fishy one.Happy and Safe Week to all.Huggles and as always a Huge Cuddle for Buddy.xxxx

misteejay said...

Congrats on your latest publications.
What a super gift from Anne.
Hope your Friday was an enjoyable one with the girls.
Toni xx

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