Gosh, it's been so long since I posted but sometimes life gets in the way and we only concentrate on what we have to do instead of what we would like to do. Since my last post I have been traveling, preparing new classes and teaching.
CREATIVE ESCAPE was held in at the end of August and was one of the most amazing experiences I have had as an instructor. I don't even know how I would begin to describe the weekend. Everyone was so generous, amazing, friendly and it was such a rewarding experience. I was so nervous heading to the event but once the Trunk Show was over I knew that I would survive and the weekend would be wonderful!
My Creative Escape Trunk Show Display
After being home for only a couple of days after Creative Escape, my husband and I went on a two-week vacation to Austria, Germany and London to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Without a doubt, Austria has to be one of the most scenic countries I have ever visited. I took well over 1500 photos, now if only I could find the time to print them out and mange to put them all into an album!
Apart from having scones, jam and cream for afternoon tea, one of my favorite things to do in London is to visit the Fortnum and Mason store. Each month the windows in the store are stunningly decorated, all with a common theme and colors. This month the windows were adorned with candy and cookie themed products, all in beautiful pastel colors. Are these sugar mice not the cutest things you have seen. I have to admit a couple of packets of them found their way into my luggage.
Are these little sugar mice not the cutest things you have ever seen - I have to admit a couple of packets found their way into my luggage!
Since returning from our trip, I have been so busy designing classes for October and November. I am so excited to be going home to Australia again at the beginning of November and I will be teaching two days of classes in my home state of Tasmania.
Before I leave for Australia, I am so excited to be teaching at one of my favorite stores and it's right here in Boston - Absolutely Everything. I feel so inspired each time I visit the store and I always know I am going to find something new. I will be teaching three classes over two days. Two of the classes will be Holiday themed and I will also feature a Fall Wall Art Piece. If you live in Massachusetts, I would love to see you in one of the classes.
This is a sneak peek at the Christmas sampler Wall Art class I will be teaching. I fell in love with this collection of beautiful papers and embellishments at Summer CHA.
Now that you are all up caught up on what I have been up to, I will be back more often. Thanks for stopping by, Lynette