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Thursday, December 15, 2011

It's Official

Hello Everyone,

It is now official...I'm a new design team member of Crafty Sentiments Design 
I was thrilled to bits to get an e-mail a few weeks ago, asking if I would like to join CSD and now it's official, I'm in, and we get started the first Wednesday in February 2012..so excited.

I can remember the thrill of my first DT postiton, and a comment was made, "first you get on one and then another and another" and remember thinking, no way, I could only cope with one....well Mary J  you were right...lol..

So, I had a great day yesterday...finished work early, came home, got cleaned up, and plopped down at the computer to do my thing...knock on the door!!!

A lady was there, and told me that one of my friends sent her round as I make wedding invitations, and she was very interested in seeing 'what else can you come up with'.....

So we went through folders and such looking at samples...then she noticed the cone tree that I posted yesterday...after a lengthy disscussion about all sorts of  wedding stuff,and a phone call to the bride.. she decided that she wants me to make 20 white cone trees for the wedding tables...AND..the invitations.....and placed and order for Christmas cards all the same but not CAS, she wants foo foo cards....No pressure lady....

What is pressure, the wedding is going to be in 4 weeks...and only just sorting out invites...her words.."it's only a small wedding, more family than friends...80 in total"...
80???YIKES!!!!


Onto todays project....popcorn boxes








Cute huh!! My daughter wanted them for her staff, and made all her chocolates and fudge balls etc, stuffed red tissue inside then the chocolates, and promptly forgot to take the photo for me when they were finished....but you get the ides.
The boxes were found at the Warehouse, and only needed the word 'popcorn' removed so out came the smoking cuttlebug, and away I went.
Added a few holly leaves and blings...done. Each side has a different sentiment..

Okay...thats it. I' ve yabbered long enough...Thanks for stopping by, and will see you tomorrow...will be cutting and folding all afternoon when I get home...80!!! good grief.

Luv CHRISSYxx

25 comments:

Vicky said...

First of all Chrissy...thanks sooooo much for my Xmas card hun....It's gorgeous..! secondly love the popcorn boxes...what a fab idea...and lastly WELL DONE on your new position...! well deserved sweetie and I cannot wait to see all your lovely creations..!

have fun cutting...lol...big hugs Vicky xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie these are fabulous hun love 'em.
Wow you are gonna be one busy lady but the order is only big cus you are so talented hun you make gorgeous stuff which is why you have been offered another DT position. You really do deserve it hun & a huge mahoosive well done to you they are lucky to have you.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Doreen said...

Love your Choc boxes a fabulous idea using popcorn boxes.

Congrats on your DT post fabulous news and fabulous news on your wedding order.xxxx

Christina said...

Woww this is absolutely gorgeous Chrissy!
Hugs Kristel

Katie said...

Congrats on the DT and the huge order! Try not to get to stressed :) Love the popcorn boxes- what a neat idea! Hope you're having a great holiday season....hugs, Katie

Janette said...

Hi Chrissy, Big congrats on your new DT post, bet your really excited....enjoy....

Love the boxes, what a fab idea to.xx

pinky said...

Oh where do I start lol. Firstly congratulations on getting on the the CS team. I used to be on that one too and its a lovely team to work with. Secondly 80 invites in 4 week, Christmas orders, trees, my head is spinning but you are definitely the woman for that job!! I love what youdid with the popcorn boxes, brilliant. Got your lovely Christmas card, you two make a great pair, now if you could train him to craft you'd be set:)

Teresa Kline said...

congrats on the DT spot.....the popcorn boxes are a great idea...hope you have a wonderful day!

enjoy *~*

heidy said...

Hi Chrissy,congrats on your new DT well done and I love those little boxes
Can't wait to see the trees and the 80 cards lol
No stress indeed !
XXX Heidy

Molecraft said...

Congrats on your DT position Chrissy! Love your popcorn boxes and good luck with those invites, 80, yikes!
Helen x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Congratulations on the new Dt spot, they are lucky to have you, good luck with the invites, and the popcorn boxes look great, clever idea.
Kevin xx

CraftinGranny said...

Congrats on the DT spot Chrissy. Wow, you are really going to be one busy lady but just think how many new craft goodies you'll be able to get from those commissions....... I love the popcorn box idea and bet it was a big hit with the recipients. It's still crazy around here with so many Dr. appts., the holidays, and life in general. Have a wonderful week and be sure to post those beautiful projects you are creating. "Love & Hugs"

Debbie said...

Woo hoo you go girl - really pleased for you sweetie.Look forward to your creations.Love the boxes. Good luck with the wedding bits etc.... As if you haven't enough to do bless you.The price of being so talented.Love Debbie x

chrissy xx said...

Firstly!!! Congratulations on your new post! Look forward to seeing all your cards!
LOve the 'pop corn' bags but oh! Chrissy you are going to be busy lol....I feel tired just hearing about what you have to do!!! Going for a coffee!
Chrissyxx

Jane said...

Wow! What an exciting post. Congratutlations all round...DTships, wedding & card orders!! Those Xmas trees were awesome...well done you!!
Now, stop blogging & back to work! xx

Susan Flynn said...

Wow Chrissy where do I start? First - congrats on your DT post well done they will be lucky to have you, you're so talented. Secondly, what a brilliant idea with the popcorn boxes simple but so brilliant! Thirdly congrats on your new commission I don't know how you can be so calm I would be having a major panic on now but well done girl and deservedly so! xx

Liz's creative corner said...

Chrissy do you have time to blog!lol,

gorgeous boxes hun, good luck with your wedding creations sounds hard work but fun, hugs Liz xx

Alice Wertz said...

congrats on your DT spot!! wonderful project, too! so fun!

Trish and Treasure said...

Great idea!
Trish Munro

Pop's Cards said...

Congratulations sweetie on your new dt, you will love it there stamps and dies are gorgeous, love these they look so fun hugs pops x

Mary J said...

I love your "yabbering" Chrissy - long may it continue! Congrats on the DT role - well deserved!

These boxes are FAB! Pls fill with choccies and send to me at... ;)

Lisa M said...

Wow, where to begin!
1) Congratulations on the new DT position! You ALWAYS rock it out!
2) Your card "all wrapped up" is adorable
3) This project is AWESOME! What a clever revamp idea. Gonna totally steal this idea for sure. :)
4.) WOW...super great news on the wedding/table order...that's fantastic to hear.
5.) Have a wonderful weekend Chrissy and I hope it's amazingly creative and productive.
hugs to you,
Lisa xx
p.s. DT's are like M&M's...you can never have JUST one. :)

Dora said...

Hi Chrissy, congrats on your new DT at Crafty Sentiments, it will be so exciting to work with you here as well... and your altered popcorn boxes look fabulous, what a great idea. Hugs xx

Cazza said...

Oh wow Chrissy, huuuuuge congrats on your new DT position honey :o))
These popcorn boxes, such a fab idea! I can just imagine them filled and they look spectacular!!
Gosh 80 invites, happy cutting!!
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Mary Lou said...

OOooooo I LOVE THIS IDEA!!!
Cool cool beans!!!
thanks so much for sharing
Hugz