Yay for Friday! I'm in a real celebratory mood today in preparation of the Jubilee celebrations, the celebrations tomorrow of my SIL's birthday, and finally, after what feels like an eternity, being able to celebrate and share some happy news here!
I had to giggle over what some of you thought my happy news was:
- Was I pregnant?
- Was I engaged?
- Had I secretly eloped?
- Not forgetting my personal favourite: Am I a new Go-to-Gal for Paper Crafts Magazine? (3 words for that final one: In. My. Dreams.) Ha!
...I think I can sum this happy news up with one picture:
Yup! I'm going to see my designs in stamp form!!! I'm so excited I could burst!!!! This idea was a dream that I decided to turn into a reality this year. I'm so thankful for Lisa of The Craft's Meow for having faith in my designs, and for making my dream come true - thank you ♥
I also have to mention and thank the very talented Karen Baker. It was Karen that really made me think that this dream could be a reality with her fantastic encouragement and advice from the start. Thank you, Karen ♥
So now comes the hard part. Waiting for my set along with some other fabulous sets to make it across the pond to me. I'm so impatient LOL!
However, a really sweet part is that as my first set will be included in the TCM June Release, it means that my set will be officially released on June 21st - my birthday (my 30th to be exact! Eeek!) I can't think of a more exciting present! :)
Sorry to babble - I'm a very excited gal! So where was I? Aha. Celebrating. Well seeing as it's June 1st we have not only my SIL's birthday to celebrate today, but a new monthly sketch from TCM:
Here's my take on it:
This is for my SIL's birthday and yes, I have used the set Typically Teen for a 40th birthday card! I guess you don't have to be a teenager to feel like one, right? *wink* This set is perfect for giving a cool, fun, retro 80s feel to your projects when used with the right colours.
We'd love to see you play along with the sketch this month. You don't need TCM stamps to join in, and you could win the TCM set of your choice! However, if you do use TCM stamps on your entry you could win an additional 15% of one additional stamp set!
Right then, if you've read this far - well done! Sorry I've babbled so much today! You'll be glad to hear that I'm signing off now!
Thank you so much for sharing this happy news with me today and for visiting. Have a wonderful weekend whatever you're doing!
Catch ya later!
Stamps: Typically Teen (The Craft's Meow)
Ink: Bubblegum (A*Muse) London Fog, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Cardstock: Solar White (Neenah)
Accessories: Number Transfers (Doodlebug)/Tag Die, True Black Grosgrain Ribbon (Papertrey Ink)