Thursday, 12 December 2013

Very Exciting News!!! !!! !!! !!!

!!!!!!!!!!!!  My flabber is ghasted!!!  I am a right giddy kipper today!!! !!! !!! !!!  I have been keeping a lid on this exciting news for months now... and today is the day that I am allowed to tell you all about the next step on my journey through Art.  Oh yesh indeedily!!!!  !!!!  !!!!!  !!!!!!   *a few more exclamations cos I am all of an exclamations today!!!* (and pinching meself... is this really real???)   Well, yes it is!  So, what is this news?  I am very honoured to be able to announce that I will be teaching on a ScrapMap cruise that is sailing from Southampton on May 25th - 31st 2014.  Taking in Paris, France, Bilbao & Gijon, Spain, this is the *Ultimate* in crafting cruises.  And, I won't be on my own either... because these fabulous gals are also joining me on the cruise; Kaz Hall, Ranger Educator and uber talented Distress officiando.  Mel Heaton, Create & Craft regular and all round amazing papercraft artist.  And Jodie Johnson, Tonic's own genius Jodie who is also a regular on Create & Craft.  See, I told you it was the *Ultimate* !!!  *click on the gals' names to see their blogs too :O))*  And.. there will also be a shop on board, provided by my friend Carolyn from Pickwell Farm... told ya, the *Ultimate* :O))  All the details about the cruise are HERE




 
I have never been on a cruise you know... and when Jim from ScrapMap first asked me to do this, he said to me "Have you ever been on a cruise?"  My reply?  "Erm, no, but I have been on a boat on the Broads"   I mean really, like there is any comparison!!!!   But, I am used to moving about quickly - being a Train Driver soon gets rid of any motion sickness lol  Here's the "boat" we will be sailing on... Just a little one then!!!






As well as classes with us four teachers, you will also be using the very best crafting supplies, you will learn a plethora of techniques, get hints and tips from us on how to make your crafting really special... there will be a commemorative tote bag stuffed full of goodies worth over £100, special evening activities and... a private cocktail party... wow, I have never been to a cocktail party (diet starts tomorrow right?)

I cannot even begin to describe just how excited I am... but I will try!!! !!!  Imagine it is Christmas, your birthday, the eve of your Wedding, the day you get a new puppy or kitten and the day Postie is bringing your new stashly pressies... well, like that... but multiplied by a millionzilliontrillion!!!   And on that note, I am away to lay down in a darkened room, I so needs to calm down!!!   Thanks for looking, have a very goodly day!!! TTFN

Hels x

PS... I think this post qualifies for the "most amount of exclamation marks used in one post"  lol



 

32 comments:

Lisapmac said...

Wow wow wow, congrats, wish I could join you on it xx

Helen said...

Oh, well done!!! Sounds like you are going to have the most fabulously exciting time!!!

Inkypinkycraft said...

Wow go you Hels! Congratulations, Those lucky people are in for a real treat xx hugsTrace x

Buttons said...

Massive well deserved congrats Hels!!!! Trace is right, those who are lucky enough to travel with you are in for a fantastic time. Jenny x

ellen vargo said...

HUGE, GINORMOUS congrats to you!!! So, so happy for you on this next step on your art journey.... you just never know what will happen!! And who knows what will come next!! :) Lots o' Love Hon... Els xxx

whyducks said...

OH WOW! No wonder you are excited, that is so fabulous, what an exciting thing to do. Just wish I could afford to come on what promises to be an amazing and fun trip! Enjoy love, it is well deserved.

Sandies' Patch said...

I can see why your flabber is ghasted!

Congratulations!
I just know it will be a success.xxx

Artyjen said...

WOW! Fabulous ;)
xoxo Sioux
P.S. I won't be on the trip....I'll be on my honeymoon ;) Have fun...I will!!! ROFL

Kathryn said...

Omg hels your so cosmopolitan ha ha ohhh I'm well jel !!!! Xxx

Von said...

So pleased for you all :) and just wait till I see Carolyn !lol
Von ♥

Moose Ridge said...

:)

Astrid Maclean said...

Oh you lucky ducky, - hope you have loads of fun and don't get sea sick!!! Big congrats!! Mwah!!!!!!!! (ok so that was the max number of !!! in a comment lol!!!)
BIG CONGRATS!!!!!

Joanne said...

I am crying with joy that you have finally let the cat out of the crafty bag
Any tips for making my hubby lat me go?
So proud for you
Xxxxxxxxx

rachel said...

so pleased for you Hels - you're going to have such a fabby time! Big Hugs rachel x

Shazza said...

How fantastic Hels, wish I could tag along, ,a sounds great x

julie_woolston said...

Wow fantastic news Hels congratulations.

Hugs Julie xxx

Krisha said...

Oh me thinks I would have added even MORE exclamations with this news!
Congrats, your gonna love being on a cruise, and to Paris.....I am soooo green right now.

Lis Kervill said...

Hi Hels,
That is just about the Best News I have heard for a very long time!!!!!
Congratulations to you and my other favourite girls!!!!
You will love, love, love it all and so will your pupils, lucky people!!!!
And with your train legs :) you will even love the Bay of Biscay!!!!!

How will you be able to contain yourself until May?
Lots of Love, xxxx

Crafting Queen said...

Sounds very exciting, have fun.

TAM said...

OMG that sounds absolutely fantastic - if I win the lottery it'll be the first ting on my list - can't think of a better holiday

carol edwards said...

Fabulous news Hels, so pleased for you and all the other girlsx

hotpotato said...

Congrats.....you'll love it I went on my first cruise during the summer to Egypt and the Holyland. I hate water.....would rather die dropping out of the sky than falling in water!!!! But it was fab didn't even know you were on a ship.

Helen said...

oh my word, if only I could be there... congratulations, what a blast you will have!

Emma Burns said...

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!
Can I carry your bags!!!!
Seriously, Congratulations Have a fab time xxx

Linda Simpson said...

Congratulations Hels, I am sure everyone is going to have an absolute ball.

Hugs
Linda xxxxx

Mrs B said...

Hi Hels. Congratulations, wish I could join you. Make sure you tak elots of pics to share with us. Take care.

Barb Cady said...

OMG Hels this sounds amazing! Congratulations, I shall look it up, I wish I could afford to go! Wonderful news. Xx

Lynn Hardy said...

Congratulations! Someone is a tad excited I see!!!

nancyd said...

Morning Hels, congratulations you are
really deserving of it Hels. Mel and Jodie
too I don't know the other one but
I'm sure she must be fantastic like
the rest of you.
Nancyd xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Hels, No wonder you are excited, congratulations to you all, you lucky bunnies. I have had a look on the link, but can't find a 'price' anywhere, maybe it's the old cliché 'If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it' haha. But I would love to do workshops with you all. Like you, I have only been on a boat on the Broads.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Redanne said...

Many congratulations Hels!!!! Could not have happened to a nicer person, you will have a ball! Hugs, Anne x

Kirsten Alicia Sheridan said...

Well done you! It looks amazing, well beyond my budget unfortunately.

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