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Friday, 11 December 2009

Back from my Scottish travels and some exciting news.........

I arrived back today from my lovely few days away to Scotland visiting my mum, step-dad and brother.  It was lovely to see my mum again, time just seems so to fly by from when I last saw her in April.  We spent the day shopping yesterday and taking a drive up through the hills, which can't have been far off being classed as mountains...lol.  Couldn't believe when travelling back today that there had actually been some snow since Wednesday as the tops of the hills near Penrith were white with snow, was expecting to maybe of seen that in Scotland not England...lol.   Anyway I'm back now and hope to be getting some more cards on here to show you over the next couple of days, after being a little slack the last week or two.

I also have some fabulous news to share with you.  As many of you were aware I have been very lucky to have been a guest designer for Pollycraft for last few months, well I am even more lucky and so very excited to share with you that Paula and the DT girls have asked myself and two other of my fellow GD's (Becky and Michele) to stay on and become fully fledged DT's...woohoo!!!  If you never realised before I have always been one of Pollycraft's biggest fans and it was through joining in with the challenges that I made a wonderful friend, Emma.  I am so thrilled as you can imagine and I couldn't wait to get back and shout out this news to all.  Congratulation also to Becky and Michele and thank you to Paula and the DT, I loves you all xxx.



I have one card to share with you, which isn't for any challenge, it's just a card for fun using one of the gorgeous new Pollycraft images that were released this week and hey it's not a Christmas card.




The image is 'Felicity About Town' from the new Codi & Felicity collection available now from Pollycraft.

Thanks for stopping by!!

Hugs

Joanne xx

16 comments:

Michelle said...

Massive congratulations to you Joanne, I'm thrilled to bits for you. Glad you had such a nice time in Scotland - not telling the kiddies that you have seen snow though or we will be heading that way tomorrow, they are hoping and praying for a White Christmas. Congratulations to the two other DT members aswell :o)
Shell xxx

Emma said...

Hiya hun
So lovely to hear you had a fantastic time visiting your family.
Huge congrats on staying on with s on the Pollycraft DT...here's to loads of fun!!
Hugs Emma x

jordiegirl said...

Congratulations, well done on becoming part of their team.

I miss having proper snowy winters down here in Worcestershire, we had lots of lovely snow up home in Northumberland which would lie for days, but here it just comes one day and is gone the next.

Craftyanny said...

awwwwwwwwwwwwww Joanne that's brilliant news:) I'm well chuffed for you!!!
Anne x

coldwaters2 said...

Big congratulations Joanne they are so lucky to get you full time your creations are always so lovely and full of inspiration.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Ria said...

You cannot be the biggest fan because I am ;) LOL And I can proof that with the weightscale ;) whahahahahhahaha Congrats sweetie I am so happy that you accepted to join us at PollycraftsDT :)
and I am glad your home safe and sound :)

hugs Ria

* Shaz * said...

Hi Joanne
glad you had a lovely time with your mom and many congratulations on your news...Lovely card x

Moni said...

First of all wellcome back home, and second congrats!
So gorgeous card, love the colour combo and image is so cute! Hugs,moni

Ruthie said...

Congratulations - I think you were one of the very first blogs I found and followed!!! oooo and I just love Cumbria - when we were in Penrith in March there was snow on the hills!

Rx

Joanne said...

Very well done, much deserved 'cos your creations are tremendous. xx

Angel said...

Hi Joanne,
Welcome back hunnie.. So good to hear you had a good time.
MMMM (wink wink), Pollycraft are very lucky to have you, your a true star....
Card is superb as always, love the colours and the green is gorgeous.
Good luck with everything,
Hugs Angel

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

Hi Joanne, fantastic news about the dt, I am so happy for you, its even better when you love the designs lol. Glad you had a great time with your family and my card arrived in the week thank you so much hoping to get back to you but as last yr it may become new year lol ju x

Irene said...

Fantastic news Joanne, many many congratulations. so pleased you enjoyed your holiday.

luv
irene
xxxx

Carol Ann said...

Big congratulations Joanne on becoming a DT member for Pollycrafts.

I'm glad you had a great time in Scotland visiting your Mum.

Hugs Carol Ann xx

jackiescrafts said...

Hi Joanne I'm glad you had a lovely time with your family and yes we have snow on the top of Skiddaw and the other hills round about

Congratulations on becoming a full DT member for Pollycrafts

Hugs Jackie x

Jackie Thomas said...

What a wonderful time you must have had visiting your family. Oh you card is so cute. I just adore these new images and have purchased them myself. You have coloured her perfectly and the flowers look super. Also, a huge congratulations on your DT position. xo Jackie

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