A fantastic finish to my crafty year!

>> Tuesday, 29 December 2009

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed spending time with family & friends, eating too much and playing silly games. We had a lovely time and Thomas thoroughly enjoyed himself. He received so many presents and now has a wonderful selection of Lego and a HUGE train set.

In my last post I mentioned some exciting news that I was dying to share with you. About 3 weeks ago I received a phone call from the Editor of Papercraft Essentials to tell me that I was the winner of their 'Papercrafter of the Year'. I was so thrilled and excited I probably sounded a bit nuts on the phone! Not only did I win a huge stash of crafting goodies but I get to join the magazine's design team - something I am massively excited about.

It took a while for the news to sink in but I think I finally believed it when I bought my copy on Christmas Eve! 2010 is going to be a very exciting crafty year!!


Mina 29 December 2009 at 23:19  

oh wow Sharon how fantastic but then you so deserve it...huge massive congratulations girl Im so proud of you I could burst lol
Mina xxx

Danielle 30 December 2009 at 02:24  

WOW Sharon - huge congratulations! What a high to end your year on a super way to begin 2010! So very well deserved - would love to see that article! I'm so proud to have you as my blogging friend!! A very Happy New Year!
Hugs, Danielle

Lisa 30 December 2009 at 08:04  

Wow that's fantastic! Sounds like 2010 is going to be an exciting year for you.

Lisa x

Clare 30 December 2009 at 08:20  

Yipee!! Congratulations Sharon, you so deserve this accolade. Your work is always stunning.
Hugs, Clare x

Sarah B 30 December 2009 at 09:08  

Thanks for your comment Sharon. When you said you were published, you were being very modest, CONGRATULATIONS on being a winner. I love the snowman carousal (not sure how its spelt!!!!!!)ANd the cards are beautiful, I'm now a follower I'm in awe of your work, Well done you, Hugs Sarah B X

Julie 30 December 2009 at 09:52  

Many congratulations a very well deserved win.

Lil Daffodil 30 December 2009 at 10:10  

Hi Sharon,
Well who is a very clever girl then. Well done - this is a massive honour and well deserved I'm sure.
Fiona x

debby4000 30 December 2009 at 10:37  


cats whiskers 30 December 2009 at 11:06  

Oh Sharon how well deserved dear I am thrilled for you.
Hugs Jacqui x

Sharon Keanly 30 December 2009 at 12:31  

Well done Sharon, this is a wonderful achievement. Good luck with this new position. Sharon

Janette 30 December 2009 at 13:25  

Congratulations on a very deserved win,your blog is full of fabulous things,hope you have a fab year.x

Anonymous,  30 December 2009 at 13:59  

WOWZER!! Sharon, this is just fantastic!! So well deserved hun!! BIG HUGS

dolcreations 30 December 2009 at 15:07  

Way to go Sharon...very well deserved. I have admired your work for some time...
What a way to start the new year! You should be so proud of yourself!
I would love to see the article too!
Please share!!!!!!
Hope you have a great New years!

Andrea 30 December 2009 at 15:39  

Congratulations! Those are great news!
Good luck in the DT!
many greetings

Nicole Bailey 30 December 2009 at 16:13  

OMG Sharon! Congratulations! How exciting! What a wonderful way to start the new year!

Archies Mum 30 December 2009 at 19:48  

Congrats Sharon. What a christmas pressie that was. You'll certainly have a busy 2010.

Angela 30 December 2009 at 22:08  

Congratulations Sharon!!!!
Wooooooooo Hoooooooooo!!! What a fantastic way to end the year!!
hugs Angela x

Deb 31 December 2009 at 03:42  

congratulations Sharon, you so deserve it, your creations are amazing! Happy New Year, hugs Debx

Kimmi 31 December 2009 at 23:34  

Congratulations Sharon! A well deserved Win! OOo I cant wait to see you published as a 'designer' ooo all exciting!

Have fun with your new goodies when they arrive!

Kimmi x

Bev 1 January 2010 at 09:44  

Huge congratulations Sharon, brilliant news hun. I'm thrilled to bits for you.

Christine 1 January 2010 at 12:23  

Hi Sharon many congrats on your news well deserved fab creations & blog...well done

Hugs Christine xx

Littleted62 1 January 2010 at 15:26  

Whoop Whoop! Well done Sharon, such a well-deserved win - saw your projects in the magazine and they were lovely, can't wait to see what else you come up with for them over the next year.

Hugs, Nicki, xx

Chris 2 January 2010 at 00:44  

WOO HOO Sharon, I'm so happy for you, huge congratulations! You must be so excited about your win and I look forward to seeing what you'll create for the magazine, I loved the projects you made for the competition, all so beautiful and your snowman carousel is stunning! I got a runners up prize in this one, very excited and can't wait to see what my prize will be we'll be a couple of well stashed girls very soon :D! Hugs, Chris xx

Dawn 6 January 2010 at 21:14  

Wow Sharon How brilliant - Well Done!!! You will love it!


stephanne 7 January 2010 at 05:48  

That is fantastic!! The ultimate prize, that is for certain!! Your creations are so wonderful, so put together and executed with perfection, I have no troubles agreeing with Papercraft Essentials here, you are amazing!! Huge HUGE congrats to you!!

Snowflake´s pysselrum 8 January 2010 at 08:36  

Huge HUGE congrats to you!!
And i loved the card with mimosa on from Bildmalarna, pretty colors.

Loves from snowflake in sweden

Lorraine A 19 January 2010 at 05:04  

Oh wow what fantastic news ! ;-) BIG CONGRATULATIONS :-)

Lols x x

Anonymous,  23 January 2010 at 10:36  

Massive congratulations to you again, I'm really pleased for you!!! Dulcie xx

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