Oh I am so glad it is Friday! I have 3 more school days until break. I keep saying to myself- "I can do it. I can do it!" I have so much to do still for the holidays. Hopefully hubby and I will finish our shopping this weekend - Jack is going to a b-day party and mom said she will watch Michael. Hubby and I are going out to buy Jack's present. Then I will be officially done and I can start the wrapping process.
So I have been sitting on this awesome news for close to two weeks now and I thought I was going to burst!! I have been invited to be a part of the 2013 Imaginisce Design Team. I am so over the moon you would not believe it.
To give you a little background and sorry that I am a bit long winded but this literally has been a dream of mine for years. I started my blog 2 years ago so that I could enter the Imaginisce monthly challenges. I needed a blog to link up to their blog. I thought what the heck I will give it a try. I became addicted to the fun of the challenges- always making me stretch in my work and thinking outside of my own comfort zone. They truly have helped me be a better scrapper. Not long into my blogging Imaginisce had a DT call. I tried out and didn't make it. I knew I had to develop my resume a bit and I have been working very hard on it. I tried out last year and still didn't make it. Once again I was crushed! The rejection really hurt but I was determined never to give up. This year's call was put out and I made my new projects- I worked like a dog putting it together and I sent it in. When Cari (the DT coordinator) sent out the letter last week I literally started to cry. This has been a dream of mine for over 2 years. This was the reason I started my blog, started to enter challenges, started to put my work out there. I have reached a dream. I know I sound pretty dramatic but I am just so excited. I just love the collections from Imaginisce- they are so bright and cheery. The embellishments are so fun and the tools are incredible. I am still on cloud 9!! I am so honored to represent this wonderful company for the next coming year.
*Adora Concepcion - USA
Aimee Kidd - USA
April Holland - USA
* Cari Locken (DT Coordinator) - Canada
* Diana Fisher - USA
Fleur Smith - Canada
* Guiseppa Gubler - USA
Jennie McCarvey - USA
Jodi Wilton - Canada
Marcia Dehn-Nix - USA
Mary Pat Siehl - USA-----Can you believe it - that's me!!
Monique Liedtke - Netherlands
* Regina Mangum - USA
Sara Zenger - USA
Suzanna Lee - USA
(* returning members)
I want to give a huge shout out to my followers. You guys really keep me going. When I would get my rejection letters you would pick me up and help me continue. Your comments are so wonderful and I so truly appreciate it!!!
Thanks so much for stopping by today. I will be back (maybe) this weekend with a new project and then I have a big push to get a bunch of projects out that I finished up last summer -- so all new Christmas projects next week!! See you then! Have a wonderful and crafty weekend!