Friday, April 25, 2014

BLOG HOP day 5- On the way to Chicago- ANNOUNCEMENT

Well, it's FRIDAY.

I am up and wanted to share some news.... well, I am actually at the SLC airport. 
The rumors are true... I get searched every single time. I think it's the glitter that always seems to follow me and the bling on the jeans. 

So I have some news..........

I have been waiting a long time JUST to share this photo-
                         I decided to give you a BIG hint..... 

I can't wait to tell you what I have been doing for the past FOUR months...
pretty much NIGHT and DAY.
I have not been able to sleep
due to this exciting time for my

So STAY tuned for MAY 1st.
It is also the last day of the BLOG HOP with Xyron and Cardmaker Magazine today. It has been a lot of fun. I am headed to Chicago now to go teach this weekend at Creative Cards and Crafts.

I am quite honored to go back again and teach three workshops. Thank you Claudia. I think this is my fourth or fifth time teaching at her amazing store.

I am really fortunate in that I love to meet people and I love to hear WHY they create... what inspires them... and I love to watch what they create with. I am the one often inspired. I always make new friends and I truly enjoy the time I get to spend at the events. I am deeply committed to helping the independent scrapbook stores survive. It is my hope that I am helping to support the stores by going and visiting the stores. I know that together we are all stronger. We need the independent, larger craft stores and online stores to all keep going, growing and surviving. 

I love to look at photos from past teaching trips. It always takes me back to that time.

Also, if you are going to be near the store this afternoon- I am doing this FREE
make n take at the store. 

For day five of the blog hop- I decided to design and share
the MAKE N TAKE that I will be doing at the store today.
I used Urban Market (word paper), UM glittered paper, UM sequins (I'm loving the matte silver and wood grain sequins. 

I used my small FISKARS punch to punch the hexagon shapes. Then I used my TC pink adhesives box to adhere everything down. Apply the pop up dots behind the hexagon shape.
We will be using the card front embossing design from my BEAUTIFUL WORD COLLAGE embossing folder with Craftwell. You can make this card in just a minute or so.

We will use my TC cut & emboss machine as well. Feel free to join us for the free make n take or recreate it.

Hope you have a FABULOUS Friday!!!!!!
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Amy C. said...

Beautiful card! Looking forward to May 1.

Dawn Miner said...

Can't wait for the announcement next week!!!!!!!!! Love your card too!

Anonymous said...

There are so many things going on - wish I'd seen the notice that you were going to be in Chicago. I'd have driven up there for the class (if there was space). thanks for sharing the make/take. I can be there in spirit - if nothing else. Love the project. the bow is beautiful. Good health to you and your husband.

TracyM #6773 said...

Beautiful card ... wish you weren't so far away, I would love to come and play :)
GOLD, I LOVE GOLD, I LOVE SPARKLE & shine too, so now I will join you in not sleeping until the BIG REVEAL!!!
ENJOY every minute of your time in Chicago, looking forward to your return and reval!!!

Cara said...

Eeeeeee! Can't wait to hear :)

tndj said...

Love the card and the bow. the bow is awesome.
Looking forward to may 1st. Enjoy the windy city!

Emma Sacchetti said...

Love the card and the new lines :-)
I can't wait to see what's next!!

Linsey said...

Have a fantastic trip Teresa!!! I wish I lived in Chicago this weekend!! It'd be just like Charlie getting the golden ticket hehe!! :) That is one awesome make n take!!! Everyone will love it for sure!!!! Thanks for a wonderful week of posts and inspiration!!! Have a fabulous weekend!!!

Karly Mauldin said...

Beautiful! I love metallics!

grammypat said...

Great card and I really like the gold. Have a great trip and shall be waiting to hear your good news

WhoMom said...

Love the hexies on the card with the little touch of bling! The bow is wonderful and I'm going to have to try making one. The blog hop has been great, glad a shop on a shop hop told me about you and your products! Had to laugh, I'm drinking coffee from my Chicago mug today.

Jeannie said...

I will be there today! I can't wait! Stopped at Creative Cards and Crafts yesterday and bought some beautiful Teresa Collins products!

Tona said...

Love your make & take. I so wish that I was in the area. Looking forward to finding all about your announcement.

Theresa said...

Great make and take. Lovely!

barbara macaskill said...

Sparkaliscious!! LOVE the gold! TFS!

Karen L K said...

Looks like fun!!

Sue D said...

Love the sparkle and the bow.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Heather Thompson said...

Love the gold, I haven't work with much of it but this inspires me!!! Have fun in the windy city!!

Michele Washburn said...

Love the gold! So lovely!

Lydibel said...

Love all the gold and the bow is my fave. I do not make cards but I have to try this bow. Is rhis the Sizzix Die or a new TCD die?

cghundley said...

Exciting times for you and
congrats. Thanks for the
fun blog hop all week.
Carla from Utah

dskene said...

Thanks for a great week. Looking forward to May 1.

Kim Traylor said...

Can't wait to hear your good news. Anticipation is a wonderful thing. Love the card. Wishing all the best for you and your family. Thanks for all you do. BTW - come to Texas - we love you too and would love to take a class with you. ;-)

Gwendolyn Taylor said...

Love the make-n-take. I'm hoping you get to teach in Mesa soon.

Dee Fisher said...

Maybe a line of linens is the new products? Maybe that is just my wishful thinking. Love the card and wish you were going to do a workshop close to where I live.

Scrapfaire said...

Woodgrain sequins... GENIUS!!!

dgstamper said...

Thank you for a wonderful and inspiring week-end. Have a safe trip home. Be sure thank Ty for doing a great job kitting. Gentry's art work is marvelous. Hope to see you again soon. Judy

Nancy Hunt-McDonald said...

I will put you and Ty in my prayer's. I am so sorry you are having to go thru this terrible cancer scare.

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