Quote of the Week.....

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts"
Winston Churchill

Sunday, 22 February 2009

Shari Caroll @ The Dawn Bibby Design Studio....

Evening all, here are some of the photos from yesterday, when the delightful Shari Carroll was running workshops and demonstrating......
Dawn & Shari

Brenda & Shari

The Lovely Jane, one of Dawn's Design Team members, another is the darling Gill, who is a little camera shy today.....

Quick reminder that I'm demonstrating on Saturday 11 - 4 some of the lovely new Hero Arts stamps, Tim Holtz Inks, and fab new papers from Robins Nest!
And I still have 4 spaces on Sunday's Workshop - This is a repeat of the 14th Feb class!
Take Care Everyone,
Love Sarah xxxx

My Honey Pie Ewan, xxxxxx

Here is a picture of my darling husband Ewan, the one who bakes for us all at my workshops


Friday, 20 February 2009

Dawn Bibby & Shari Carroll.................

.............Are both Demonstrating at the Dawn Bibby Design Studio, Saturday afternoon.

21st February 2009

Also Part Night on Thursday 12th March,
Dawn, Lyndsay Mason and some of the design Team will be along to show new product, techniques and samples.
Hope to see you there

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

A few cards...............

You Made My Day....

Hi Friend

See the flowers smiling

Workshop 1st March 2009

Just a quick one to let you know that I have a repeat class on.....
Sunday 01st March 2009
Dawn Bibby Design Studio
1 - 4pm
Creative Cards + Home Made Chocolate Brownies mmmmmmm
there are 9 places left
To book call 01254 356501
This is a repeat of my class held on 14th February. Lovley Spring cards using the fantastic Pop Stems from Hero Arts, new glitter papers from the US and some of Dawn's own designs.

Monday, 16 February 2009

QVC Behind the sceens and some photos from the NEC Yesterday.....

In December last year I went to QVC for the Craft Day event on the 22nd.
Here are some of the pictures that I took behind the scenes..............................

Here are a few photo's of the adorable Leonie and Beverly from Banana Frog (beautiful clear stamps)

When I get home tonight I will post more and let you know about Whats Hot, Whats Not and who's who!!!!

Catch Ya later

Love Sarah xxx

Saturday, 14 February 2009

Todays Class and my friend MANDIE

Big shout out to all the lovely Lady's in my class today, we had the most wonderful time.
Love the new hair style Louise!

WHEN I find that blinking camera cable I will upload photos of the delightful cards which we made.
(Ewan is giving me stick about that now too - Eck)
Can I make an apology to MANDIE, sorry honey pie I spelt your name wrong on my profile, will change it now....(You shouldn't go having a funky spelt name eh!!! xxx)
Dee I hope you back is better soon!
Jane B, we all missed you today and I hope that your much better soon lots and lots of love xxx (MandIE took your place in the naughty spot today - only kidding)
Anyway I need sleep got a long day ahead of me tomorrow...............
I'll leave you all with a lovely photo of Spring, which I'm hoping is just round the corner

Friday, 13 February 2009

Saturday 14th Feb Workshop..... PLUS more Workshop dates added

After have a nice cuppa tea with Dawn, Rena and Amy last night I was extremely privileged to be shown some of the lovely new Papers, Card, and Rubber Stamps that Dawn and Rena have stocked up on since seeing them at the CHA in the US.

My most Fav is this beautiful New design from Hero Arts Pop Stems

And even better news I get to work with this stamp for my workshop this Saturday and some samples for the shop, can't wait to get home tonight and get cracking....

Additional Workshops

Sunday 1st March 2009 1-4pm Creative Cards

Saturday 23rd May - Card for Men

Demo Times

Demo The Dawn Bibby Design Studio Saturday 28th February

Dawn and The Design Team Demo Evening The Dawn Bibby Design Studio Thursday 12th March 2009

The BIG Demo weekend Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th April The Dawn Bibby Design Studio

Crafts Beautiful Winner....

As you all know I am going to the Stitches Trade Show at the Birmingham NEC on Sunday with Dawn and her fantastic design team (how lucky am I?) and I said there would be a nice announcement......
Well The Dawn Bibby Design Studio has won best retail shop in the North West!
Dawn has won cardmaker of the year!
Also QVC have won best shopping channel!

Well done everyone!!!
So were going to support Dawn, receive these great awards, and have a look at all the fab new products, can't wait!
Will take some nice pics and post them on here!
Love Sarah xxx

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Lindsay Mason

Good Afternoon everybody, just a quick post today to share another crafty blog with you....
(on the list of links below)

Lindsay Mason, a very special lady who designs the most wonderful Rubber Stamps with Personal Impressions and Fun Stamps.

My personal fav's are the cute little pussy cats, oh and the chinese Dragon....
I am soooo looking forward to seeing her again on Sunday 15th February at the Stitches Trade Show, I know how hard she is working on new samples I can't wait to see.
Shout out to her lovely husband David, who I hear is not too well at the moment, get better soon!!!
To get hold of Lindsays Rubber Stamps go to the The Dawn Bibby Design Studio!!!!
Love Sarah XXX

Friday, 6 February 2009

More Dates Added............ and Shari Carroll

I have a NEW workshop booked @ The Dawn Bibby Design Studio

Saturday 11th April 2008
Creative Cards with Sarah........
To book telephone 0845 838 6177

Shari Carroll a designer from Hero Arts is also running two fantastic mini workshops

Saturday 21st February 10am - 12noon
Card Making with Shari Carroll from Hero Arts USA!

Sunday 22nd February 10am - 12noon
Card Making with Shari Carroll from Hero Arts USA!

Don't miss out on this wonderful designer, get intoch with The Dawn Bibby Design Studio to book your place.......

Wednesday, 4 February 2009

I Love Keswick

I love Keswick, well we both do (Ewan too) it's our idea of Heaven, apart from my little craft room that is, and my I add a getting tidier by the day little craft room.

Wanted to share a lovely picture with you of my fave place in the world... there's always lots to do, walking, Kayaking, going to the theatre, looking round all the little and interesting shops that you only find in the British Lake District.

On another note I am for the first time going to attend the Stitches Trade Show in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 15th November 2009.

Dawn has invited me along, as there are a few exciting announcements which will take place!

I am also excited to go because loads of fab American and UK companies will be there showcasing there new products for 2009.

Shari Carroll from Hero Arts, Tim Holtz and Ranger, Lindsay Mason and Personal Impressions, but to name just a few.

I'll take my camera along and post some photos when I get back, if I ever find my uploading camera cable that is.... eck!!!

Love Sarah xxx