Sunday, February 27, 2011

I'm Still on Cloud Nine....

Morning folks....I'm still on cloud nine and suspect that I may be for some time to come....you are going to be so bored with all my Timmie tales.....Carol and I had an absolute ball at the Artsycrafts Event and it started right from the minute we registered at 7.30am....on our way to get a quick coffee we bumped right into the man himself.....well I was like a lovesick teenager when he said "Hey how you doing" and then we met up with that lovely sweetheart Mario...a chance for me to hand over my goodie bag in exchange for a big hug......please do not adjust your sets....this is what I look like after falling out of bed at silly o'clock (5.00am ish)....not a pretty sight I agree.....

but hey it just got better and better.....Carol set off to the toilet while I went off in search of a bin to dump the coffee cups when all my Christmases came at once....who should I find sitting round the corner taking some time out before his frantic day of back to back workshops...Carol was absolutely gobsmacked when she returned to find me having a crafty chat with the lovely Tim Holtz.....every bit as nice as we knew he would be and only too willing to snuggle up for some photos....



Could the day get any better.....OH YES....but you will have to wait until tomorrow for more Timmietastic Tales.   A huge thank you to Leandra..Tim..Lin and their fantastic team of super duper elves...they have worked so hard to prepare for this event and thank you one and all a million times over for making us feel so welcome and for making the day so very special....we loved every second.....YOU GUYS WELL AND TRULY ROCK!!!!!
And bang goes any thoughts of a nice snuggly Sunday lie-in....it's time to get back to reality and get the work hat on......a magazine commission for Fiskars to be done and dusted for tomorrow and then a Simply Create workshop to prepare before I can even think of playing with all the Timmietastic/PaperArtsy goodies that just happened to jump into my shopping basket.
Catch up with you all tomorrow
Hugs Kath xxx

45 comments:

Sarpreet said...

look forward to hearing more - great pics.

Carol D said...

Yeah, What a fantastic day it was, stay on that cloud girl, things like that day don't come around very often.

And meeting up again with you Kath was a pleasure too.

Don't work too hard.

Big Hugs Carol xx

Trixie Hughes said...

So glad to read that you had one of those rare "golden days" Kath and that it was everything and more than you wished for.
Really looking forward to reading all about your adventures in Timmieland! x

Eveline said...

I'm glad you had such a good time. I'm looking forward to more Timmie tales.
Have a good Sunday.
Eveline.

Fluffles said...

Glad you had a fun trip - thought you might! Looking forward to you sharing it all with us over the next few days/weeks. Jx

joey said...

Lovely photos Kath, sounds like you had an amazing time. Joey x

Sinikka said...

It sounds like you had the best time ever :-D
Enjoy this feeling a long time.
Hugs Sinikka

kathleen said...

Morning Kath and Buddy.Well what can i say.What great photos so pleased you had a great time.Looking forward to hearing more.

Kathleen x

Sue said...

Hi Kath
aww gorgeous piccies, can't wait to hear more about it, glad you had such a brill time, but then again how could you not! sue,x

Saskia said...

Whow, Whow!!!!!! :)

maxine said...

sounds like you had a great time x

Anice said...

How fab to meet Tim himself..he seems like a great guy. Of course he should have been happy to have his picture taken with you..he might come up with some fab products but you my dear are one of the amazing card designers who make his stuff look so fantastic. I'm so glad you had a fab time you deserve it. You work sooo hard. Take care of yourself.
Big hugs Anice xx

Steph Mitchell said...

Lucky you!! So glad you had a fabulous time.

Lorraine Robertson said...

Knew you'd love it soon as I started.. I kept thinking of you and what you'd be like.. It really was a WOW experience wasn't it.. Just a shame I missed you but there's always next time eh.. Lol

Love 'n' hugs
Lorraine xxx

LindaB said...

Hi Kath
Really glad you had a great time and you chat away, us mere mortals would love to know how you got on.
Thanks
Linda B

Ribbon Girl said...

so glad you had a timmietastic time! Mary G xx

kayc said...

What fantastic photos. Glad you had a good time! Kathleen x

Anette said...

Well girl, looks like your dreams came through!! Don't stay on that cloud too long, we can't wait to be inspired.....

Sylvia x said...

Lucky Lucky girls...so glad you had a super duper day and to have a cuddle too!!!! Look forward to more tales later

sylvia x

loftylass said...

Glad you had a wonderful Timmietastic time - great pics to have!! I was thinking of you and am looking forward to more tales of your day.
Hugs
Heather
X

Scrappymax said...

Oh Kath sounds like a ball was had and he sounds just great. I think you were on the same class as my friend Sue so I am looking forward to hearing all the details.
Max x

Christine B. said...

Hi Kath, glad your day started brilliantly. Everyone says how nice he is. Just love the pictures. I bet they get framed in your craftroom. Look forward to hearing about all the fun. Hugs x ChrisB

Barb said...

Such great photos, Kath! I know just how exciting it is seeing and talking with Tim. Sounds like the perfect start. . .can't wait to see more!

weewiccababe said...

fantastic pics Kath, and am so chuffed for you - and chuffed that my new best friend is Mario ;)
Debz
xx

jackid said...

Hi Kathy sounds like a great day all round and meeting the great man himself wow the pics seem to show you had a fab time
Jacki xx

Ann Rosie said...

I'm sure between you and Carol you could have got Tim into one of your bags and sent him to me! - I would have taken good care of him and would have let him go again after a few days - maybe!!!
Huge Hugs

Anj said...

sounds like a time to remember - glad you have fun and can't wait to hear Timmietales #2 - have a happy Sunday everyone x x

CinnamonSally said...

Wow, Wow, WOW lucky you Kath, would love to meet Tim myself one day!!!

Kat said...

Wow Kath, what an amazing time you must have had. A brilliant, unforgettable experience! Looking forward to seeing what you bought. And made of course.

Kat xx

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Kath

So pleased you've had a great time and can't wait to hear more Timmie Tales.....

Hugs

Tina
X

nnalorac said...

Lovely memories Kath, look forward to hearing all about them. Carolxx

Jules said...

Oh Kath .. .. how fantastic. Memories to last for ever there!!!

Wonderful photographs .. .. mmm.. mm. .. .. . I feel a huge canvass print coming on!!!

Happy times!!

Love Jules xx

ruth said...

Can't wait for the next installment and no we won't get bored!

Doone said...

You got up at 5am?!!!

Wow

that is dedication - if my body gets up that early my face follows three hours later...

Dx

Merry said...

What a wonderful cheery post...thanks for sharing the photos.

Paula said...

Brilliant that it went well & hipe that you are feeling very much better by now. Hope you've managed to get some of the "work" done so you can have a play later in the week.
Take care.
Paula (PEP)

mckinkle said...

What a fantastic photo of you and Tim, Kath!
It just shrieks 'WOW, not sure it could get much better than this?!'

Keryn x

Luv 2 Create said...

So glad you and your friend Carol had such a good time with Tim, Mario and gang. Did you enjoy the classes? Or were you flying to high to take in all the techniques? I am sure we will be getting all that info when you get settled back in the cubbyhole. I know there is one handsome furry fellow that will sure be glad you have returned. Give him an extra hug from us cause he did a fabulous job while you were away.

Marcie

Enfys said...

I've been thinking of you ALL week, lovely photos, just shows, if you hang around outside the gents for long enough, you never know who you might pick up. (En falls on the floor laughing...)
luv
En xx

iluvmybugs said...

Happy to hear what fun you had and look forward to more!!!
~Terry~ :o)

mimijudy1975 said...

KATH, I AM SO HAPPY YOU GOT TO MEAT AND TALK TO TIM. I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOOKED FORWARD TO THIS TRIP AND WORKSHOP. BLESS YOU AND LET US KNOW ALL ABOUT YOUR MEETING . I'M SO ANXIOUS TO SEE WHAT NEW TECHNIQUES YOU LEARNED.

Rufus said...

Soooo very happy that you had an even better time than you hoped for. Great pic's, can't wait to hear more stories and see all the marvelous projects not to mention goodies!!
R/

Sandra said...

lucky you!
Sandra ltb

She said...

Oh what great photos Kath, I am so glad you had a wonderful time. S x

Terrie B x said...

Fabulous photos Kath,Glad you all had a wonderful time:) x

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