Thank YOU!!

What a fantastic weekend! I know it's almost the weekend again, but I'm only now getting a chance to post pictures!!

Sunday was the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps release party at Scrappin' Great Deals and it was so much fun!! A bunch of the Krafty Girls were there, Crissy Armstrong was there, there were make and takes and snacks and refreshments....and of course, the new stamps were there!!!

There were SO many stampin' ladies there, coming to help us celebrate and to get their inky fingers on new kinda gals!! heehee! We had a beautiful display of sample cards made by the design team, along with printed copies of cards that the Krafty Girls who live far away had sent me, so we ooohed and aaahed over them all afternoon! Everything was beautiful!!

Lots of people did the make and fact, there were none left after all was said and done! They must have had fun playing with all the new images! Thank you SO much to Andrea for preparing all the supplies and stampin' up all the did a great job, girl!

Crissy, Moi and Andrea

Crissy did a couple of colouring with Copics and one watercolouring with Tombows. Everyone was crowded around her table the whole time. Thank you SO much Crissy for sharing your time and talent with everyone. You make it all look so easy! I am SO grateful to be working with of the most fantastic illustrators, helping to make my visions turn into rubber stamps!! Crissy and Annie, you are both oozing with talent and it's such a joy to work with both of you! I count myself very blessed!!

Tracey, Nicky, Brenda, Mom and Me

It was fabulous to spend the afternoon with so many wonderful ladies that came out to celebrate with us!! There were some old friends, some bloggin' friends that I finally got to meet in person, and some brand new friends!! My pals Nicky, Brenda and Tracey came from far and wide just to see little ol' me.....well, and maybe my new rubber goodies too!

And thank you to the local (and not so local) Krafty Girls that travelled to come and hang with us at the party!! Tara, Vicki, Diana and all mean the world to me!! We have got to get together more often for some serious stampin' time!!

Andrea, Tara, Mom (Diana), Vicki, Me, Sheila and Crissy!!

Thanks so much to my entire design team of Krafty Girls.....Andrea, Diana, Elaine, Jeanne, Niki, Tara, Vicki....I cannot put into words how much I appreciate the generosity of your time, your talent and your spirits! It's been such a joy to share this with you. I want to especially 'shout out' to my girl Jeanne, who is my right AND left hand gal! I could not have figured out half of this stuff on my own. I love ya, girl!

Thank you to my family....Al and Emileigh are my 'employees' and will cut or package whenever I put scissors in their hands and they are so into the whole stamp company thing! They are having as much fun with it as I am, I think! Mom and Dad, you are so supportive and I appreciate that more than words can say.

But the biggest thanks has to go to Sheila for offering to throw me this awesome launch party to help kick off my new company!! It truly was an amazing afternoon of fun, laughter, new friends, old friends and lots of inky goodness!! I absolutely adore you Sheila and can't thank you enough for being such a loyal and supportive friend in helping me start Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!!

*sniff, sniff* Okay...enough sappiness....I gotta hit the hay!


Anonymous said...

What a great photo's Kimmie ;)

I could cry to, what a great friends and family you have ;0)
Good luck!

Hugs, Janneke X

"Luv 2 Glitter" by Brenda M. said...

Hi Kimmie........WhaaaHoooo!!!! Party it was..... So very glad Tracy and I was able to attend. We had a blast!!!! Would love to get together and do some colouring/creating. Take care and can't wait for the next release.


Crafting Andy said...

What fab stamps. Glad the launch went well. Just thought I would let you know I have made a card with your Jack Russell stamp. Just love it - yeah OK, I do have Jacks myself.
My card
Hugz Andrea.xx

Margaret de Witt said...

You almost had me crying Kimmie. I could feel your passion and gratitude in your words.

Tanya Rudd said...

Good things happen to good people. We are a reflection of the people we have around us. Enjoy this moment, you are giving your friends and family joy as well, they get to be a part of this wonderful new adventure you are on. CONGRATULATIONS.

dpkennedy said...

Your stamps are wonderful! Congrats Kimmie!!

Ellen said...

Great pics Kimmie;-)

You must be very happy with these fantastic friends and family!!!. The first card with
"Charlotte is ready and on my Blog now".

Big hugs and have a nice weekend,

Elaine said...

Thanks for sharing the photos with us all Kimmie!

I soooo wish I could have been there, especially since Crissy was doing tutorials!! Looks like you all had a blast. :) Fab way to celebrate the launch.

Tracey said...

So glad it was a great success Kimmie! I wish I could have been there!! xx

andrea m said...

your welcome hunny anything for an awesome girl like you. we love you too!

Sally Cicada's Designs said...

Glad your day was so successful and thanks for bringing Crissy in--it was really great to finally meet you both! May you have continued success as your company grows and expands!!

LindaH said...

I'm sooooooooooo terribly sorry I missed it, but I didn't get out of Toronto early enough! I see pics of some local gals here...Brenda and Tracy....along with some old but good friends Nicky! Oh what fun it must have been to rub elbows with stamping's best! Gonna have to shoot Nicky an email to see how it all went!

Anonymous said...

Hey there Kimmie girl! I have Charlotte ready to go ! These "zany" girls by Anne are "so" me it's not funny ! I would like to think that they represent my "quirky" side. So glad that Brenda and I made the trip ! :o) Tracy

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