Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Happy Birthday Blog

Morning folks...it's Wednesday and not just any old Wednesday....great excitement in the cubbyhole today but first it's time to play along with all my lovely buddies over at WOYWW....so what's on my workdesk today.....my naughty indulgence from Hero Arts....yes their brand new stamps which are divine.....

and yes I've had a little play and here are some sneaky peeks....


I know what you're thinking....she will now be wittering on again and telling us all how excited she is about her hot date with Timmie....well you're right.....only 2 more sleeps until my dreams come true and I'm not only in the same room with my hero but getting all inky and distressed with his fabulous new products....but that's not the only thing we are excited about today...we are celebrating a birthday ...it's going to be a cuppa and cake kind of a day....can hardly believe this old blog is....

TODAY
23rd February 2008 was the day that this daft old bat embraced the latest technology and started a blog and HERE was my very first post....short and sweet but hey once I got going there was no shutting me up...can't believe how quickly time passes when you are having fun and believe me it's been a ball....made lots of new bloggy friends sadly most of whom I will probably never meet....shared happy and sad times together and I am truly amazed by all the fabulous talent and inspiration in blogland and how kind and generous everyone is...a huge thank you to all my followers...all 1266 of you....without you I am basically just talking to myself every morning....I really do appreciate you coming to call and leaving us lots of bloggy love and kind comments.   This is post number 1436...crikey that's a load of chatting and uploading photos and we are fast heading for half a million hits....gee whizz.
So The Furry Boy and his Crafty Mum have decided to have a little birthday give-away with a twist but I need to get shopping first....so when I get back from my travels we will be sharing some goodies with our lovely bloggy buds.  
In the meantime I am off to get the suitcase packed all ready for my early flight tomorrow morning but will be back tomorrow bright and early with the cards I made with the new Hero Arts and then I will leave you all in the capable hands of my Bloggy Partner....yes The Furry Boy will be keeping you company until I get back on Saturday.
Hugs Kath xxx

74 comments:

Trixie Hughes said...

Happy Blogaversary Kath and Buddy. Enjoy your cake. I love reading the blog every morning with my cuppa! x

kathleen said...

Morning Kath and Buddy. More lovely stamps.Well have a great time with Sir Tim i watched him on tv yesterday he is a very talented man.I'm sure Buddy will hold the fort while you are away.Kath do you get your HA stamps in the UK?
Have a good day.
Kathleen x

kathleen said...

Meant to say Happy Blog Birthday.x

Suzi B said...

Happy Blogday to you both... have a lovely day.
Sue x

ursula Uphof said...

Wow 3 years. Happy blogaversay to you and of course to Buddy as well. Enjoy your cake and have a wonderful time with Tim. I am so pleased I have been able to follow you for a year and a bit, and thanks for all your inspiration. Long may this blog keep blogging. Warm wishes.

Scrappymax said...

Ooh this card looks exciting, cant wait to see what you come up with.
Have fun with Sir Tim and look forward to seeing you put into practice everything he teaches you (that's if you can concentrate for long enough lol).
Max x

jodpea said...

Isn't it funny how things change? Not only has your blogging style changed i.e more words, I think its safe to say your crafting style has changed! Who would've thought there was life before distress inks in Kaths world, lol

LorraineM said...

Happy blog birthday. I so enjoy reading your blog every day and seeing your gorgeous creations. Enjoy your time away with Sir Tim. Have you utilitised the craft mat again? x

Carol D said...

Morning Kath, How cool is that 3years of blogging, I have friends who don't even know what a blog is, about time they joined the 21st century eh.

Anyway Happy Blogaversary Kath and not forgetting your technie friend Buddy, bet you couldn't do it without him.

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow, you can always use my computer to update your blog.

Big Hugs Carol xx

Anesha said...

Happy Blog-anniversary to you both. Love the new stamps they do look fab. Have fun with your man Tim! Hugs Anesha

weewiccababe said...

morning - am liking these sneaky peeks, think I might have to have a wee splurge
am so excited for you
Debz
xx

Papillon said...

happy Birthday blog! i love reading your blog and your cards are a real inspiration to me-will have to check out those scumtious Hero Art stamps-they are lovely! Have a great day with Sir Tim!! What better blog birthday treat can you get? Looking forward to seeing the photos of your creations! x

Eveline said...

Happy blogaversary Kath. I always enjoy reading your posts and I really like your work.
I wish you an enormous amount of fun on Thursday.
Eveline.

nnalorac said...

Happy Blogaversar1y Kath and your faithful Buddy. Ooo these stamps look rather yummy! Have a fab time with Timmie and don't forget those scissors!! Carolxx

Laila said...

Happy Blogoversary dear Kath :o)
I'm happy to be a follower, as I always enjoy reading your + Buddy's stories.
Have a fab time with Sir Tim. I can't wait to hear news about your trip.
Have a safe trip.
Hugs Laila

http://blog.lolapigen.dk

kayc said...

Happy Blog Birthday. Have a great time with Sir Tim!! Take care. Kathleen x

Doone said...

never in a million years woudl I describe you as a daft old bat, happy blog birthday Kath, and enjoy your special class,

Dx

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Happy Blogaversary Kath (and Buddy of course). Here's wishing a safe and absolutely BRILLIANT trip.
Hugs, Sandra

Daisychain said...

Happy blogoversary Kath & Buddy. You have a great blog that I love to visit each day. Have a great day with Sir Tim Kath. Hugs Christine x

del-16.p said...

Happy blogaversary Kath and Buddy.Can1t wait to see your Hero Art cards.Hope you have a great time with Tim Holtz and that Buddy will keep himself out of mischief!!
Love,Elspeth.

Sue said...

Hi Kath & Buddy
happy Blogaversary to you, how quickly time goes, have a brill time with Sir Tim, cant wait to see all ya piccies, lovely new stash,have good day, happy WOYWW, sue,x (18)

loftylass said...

Happy blogaversary Kath and Buddy - and wishing you many many more. I start each day visiting you to catch up with your daily life (it's like visiting a friend!!) I thought of you all day yesterday while watching TH - I'm sure you will enjoy your trip and come back bubbling with enthusiasm and lots to tell us. Enjoy.
Hugs
Heather
x

Crafty Cat said...

Happy Blogoversary! Hope you have a great time with Tim. xxx Carol

Irene said...

Happy anniversary Kath and Buddy, visit your blog everyday and I don't think I have seen anything that I don't love. Hope you have a great time with Sir Tim, I envy you. Look forward to seeing the cards made with your new stamps, they look awesome.
Enjoy your trip. Irene x

Wipso said...

Happy blogday. Here's to many more.
If you haven't been yet please pop over to our blog shop, leave us a comment and be in with the chance to win a crafter's apron.

http://sisterscraftycreations.blogspot.com/

Good luck.
A x

sharingthepassion said...

You are THE Hero Atrs Queen mrs. these latest additions looko lush. Happy £rd birthday Mrs. 3 years of stunning creations from start to finish. Safe trip and don't be packing Mr TH in your case when your leaving lol Have a sensational time Mrs.

Luvs ya

Ali x

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Happy anniversary...Time just flies when you are having fun! Enjoy your time with Tim!

SannaS said...

Happy 3rd blogoversasy!!! It's always such a joy to come visit you and Buddy and admire your gorgeous cards. Have a great time with Tim, oh how I wish I could be there too... =)
Hugs, SannaS

Helen said...

Happy bloggy birthday!
Hope you have a fabulous time with t!m :0)
Helen x

Enfys said...

Hey Kath, happy blogoversary, and thank you for all the fun and inspiration you bring every day. Have a wonderful time with TH
big hugs
En xx

jordiegirl said...

Happy Blog Anniversary Kath.

Have a great time with Tim and learn lots of things to share with us.

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Kath

Happy Blogoversary 3 today - WOW and how many followers..... staggering.

Need I say enjoy your time away with Timmie - can't wait to hear all about it at the weekend.

Safe Journey.

Tina
X

debb said...

Happy birthday and thank you for 3 wonderful years!

Rosietoes said...

Many happy bloggy returns Kath and Buddy. I wouldn't miss my daily visit!
Have a blast with Sir Tim - not that I would ever be envious or anything!

Edna x

Artyjen said...

Have a safe journey...perhaps I'll see you there?
Happy blogaversary!
xoxo Sioux

Tertia said...

Happy third birthday to your blog. I love visiting here.

Aud said...

Happy Anniversary Kath im sure youve had 3 great years with your blog , love those new stamps you have on your desk today and look forward to see what youve done with them. I hope you can take in what Timmy does and not spend most of your time drooling at him. Hope you have a great time Kath and look forward to seeing you soon. Audx

KSD Creations said...

I don't normally comment on your posts. As much as I love your goodies, I don't want to have you sending them across the pond. But not commenting doesn't mean I don't LOVE your blog, so happy blogaversary. I hope you have a smashing time with Prince Timmie. Your writing and your crafting keep me looking forward to each and every post.

Sandra said...

Happy Blogaversary!
Here is to many more!
love your new stamps.
Sandra ltb

Barb said...

Happy Blogiversary, Kath! So excited for you to finally meet Tim! I won't tell you to have a fab time because I already know you will! Love the sneak peeks! Safe travels and hugs!

Jennifer said...

Happy blogaversary, Kath & Buddy! Thanks for all of the amazing inspiration. I look forward to reading your blog -- it always puts a smile on my face!

Have a great time getting inky with Tim and don't worry, we'll keep Buddy company.

~ Jen @ gator-4-life.blogspot.com

Lin said...

Congratulations, Kath! I've enjoyed your blog since I first discovered it and look forward to another 1400 posts!! Have a great time and hurry back to share what you've learned!!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Happy Blogaversary. Isn't it lovely chatting with people who you may never meet. Have a safe trip. Marianne x

Terrie B x said...

Well I am sure your having the best fun ever
Yahahah
Happy Blog Birthday!!!!
and what delights you bring us Miss Kath....TFI:) xxx

KraftyKaren said...

Happy 3rd blog birthday Kath!!

Have a wonderful time away and I look forward to seeing everything that you get up to!!

Karen x

Mandy aka Crafty Angel said...

happy blog birthday!! adore your stamps and sneak peeks!! cant wait to see them in full, hugs mandyxx

LindaB said...

Hi Kath and thanks love tuning in to your blog, always gives me a smile, a laugh and something to look forward to.
Enjoy your time with Royalty
Linda B X

Jane said...

Oh Kath I am soooo jealous...watched a little bit of him on QVC last night! Enjoy Enjoy get loads of pics!XXXXXXX

ginny c said...

happy birthday blog kath & buddy, enjoy your time with sir tim cant wait to see what you have done with him, read your blog everday so keep up the good work

Sheila in Cyprus said...

Hi Kath. Have only recently stumbled across your blog and WOW! what a great blog to find. I am amazed at your talent. Your cards are absolutely fabulous and very inspirational. Your new Hero Arts stamps look stunning and I am sure you will find many different ways to use the, I look forward to seeing your creations. Of now to do a search for Hero Arts suppliers! Enjoy your trip - I am very envious. Love Sheila (Cyprus)

Lynda said...

Happy Blogaversary Kath and Buddy!

Love Lynda xxx

butlersabroad said...

Have a very happy blogiversary Kath and Buddy, it's been a great three years and here's to the next three! Have a brilliant time with Tim, not sure if he knows what he's let himself in for though!!

Hugs
Brenda 103

Pamela said...

Happy Blog Birthday Kath! Just had to click on the link for your first post - I wasn't a follower in those days, but the cards were just as good as the current ones. Found an early post with the phrase 'and the dog'! WHAT! Buddy was just 'the dog'! Horror of Horrors! Am off to lie down in a dark corner - just hope the Budster hasn't seen these early postings.

Julie said...

Happy Blogaversary,long may you reign!!!! Happy crafting,Julie.x

Victoria said...

Happy 3rd Blog Birthday! Loved the link back to the first post :) I really enjoy stopping by the cubbyhole to read the entertaining excerpts and be inspired by your cards. And I can never read Buddy's posts without giggling.
Have a happy Wednesday :)
Victoria

mudmaven said...

Happy Happy Birthday to the old bloggo and congrats to you on sticking it out with us for 3 years. I look forward every day to seeing what's up in the cubbyhole with you two. Thanks! ~chris

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Your sneak peeks look lovely, show us more LOL. Have a fabulous time with Tim, ENJOY. Happy 3rd blog birthday too. Tracy Evans x

Christine B. said...

Happy Bloganniversary Kath and Buddy.Life wouldn't be the same without you. Have never been dissapointed on a visit absolutely love the chat and you make me smile every time. Your cards are just the tops and everyone a winner. Have a safe journey and have a fantastic time with Timmie. Can't wait to see what you make. Look forward to seeing your pics. Have lots of fun. Hugs x ChrisB

pcm said...

Happy 3rd Blogday! Can't wait to see what antics buddy is up to while Kath is gone and then can't wait to hear all about the times with Tim!

Tracey said...

I have just seen these stamps in the new catalogue - gorgeous aren't they - congratulations on your blogoversary xxx

Julia Dunnit said...

Congratulations Kath - 3 years of interesting blogging is a lot of work! So glad the weather has played ballfor your flight - have a marvellous time.

Paula said...

These look amazing & looking forward to seeing your post in the morning with what you've done. Don't suppose the suitcase will have much in it so you can bring lots back for Buddy to find homes for & moan about. Safe travelling.
Paula (PEP)

Paula said...

And a very very Happy Anniversary - 3 years is quite a milestone & than you for all the eye candy & pleasure you give.
Paula (PEP)

Elizabeth said...

Happy Blogiversary Kath, hope you enjoyed your celebrations. Those Hero Arts stamps look gorgeous. I watched Sir Tim on QVC yesterday and even managed to tape some of his demos (too excited to think of doing it before - but I did get 30 minutes). He has plenty of great ideas to show us so I'm sure you are going to have a great time at the workshop. And, I'm sure the furry boy will do a great job looking after us in your absence. Elizabeth x #114

Suzie Q said...

Happy bloggy third birthday to you both!!!
have a fantastic time with Timmy x
hugs
Suzie Qx

snirp said...

Happy 3rd blog anniversary to both you and buddy and what a wonderful blog it is even tho' Ive only been following your blog for about 9 months now I find that I need to log on each day and find out what creations and inspirations that you are sharing with your many followers and to also find out what adventures or mischief yoi've both been up to. You both bring joy into my heart each day. Thank you and may you both reign forever.xxxx chris

Nicky said...

Happy Blog Birthday - those stamps look very lovely look forward to seeing all your create with them have a great time with TIm ~ Nicky 4

Luv 2 Create said...

Happy Blogaversary Kath & Buddy!!! Love the new stamps. Are you ready for your date with Sir Tim. I bet you are. Hope you have a wonderful time. Hope you share all that wonderful craftiness that you will be producing.
Marcie

LuLu said...

Howdy,
Really like your WOYWW post this week. Happy 3rd Blogoversary!

Would love for you to stop by my blog when you have a moment or 2.

Peace,
LuLu
www.lulu-too-beaucoup.blogspot.com

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Congrats on your 3rd blog birthday! You certainly have spread a lot of inspiration around. Thank you

Heike said...

Happy Blogaversary Kath, i'm a big fan of your Blog and your lovely creations.

Hugs
Heike

Ohhh Snap said...

Belated Happy Blogaversary! Looking forward to hearing your reports of fun with Tim :D. Fabulous cards and stamps, TFS! #67

Tracey Brossart said...

Oh those stamps do look divine! Happy Blogaversary!

Happy be-lated WOYWW and
Thanks for sharing! :D
#152

ƸӜƷ...x♥Tracey♥x...ƸӜƷ

Tertia said...

Happy blogaversary! Beautiful cards you are making lately.
Happy belated WOYWW

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