Saturday, October 24, 2009

Wishes & Wants & Giveaway Deets :)

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Ever sit back and look at your work and say, "WOW- this is where I was when I started, and this is where I am now!" I really only began seriously paper crafting about a year ago! I did the construction paper, crayola, Elmer's thing through high school and college making goofy cards and memory books, but never a real card. I scrapped an album in 2003 for a cruise my family went on, but I knew NOTHING about this industry. Now, I can see myself evolve every week. I learn more, I try more, and I guess the biggest thing of all, I have pride in what I have done. I sometimes look at some of the things other create and say, WOW! Wish I could be that awesome :)" lol
So, here are my "wishes and wants" for the next year.
I want to learn more about my copics!!
I want to make more buttons!
I want to use at least every Cricut cart I own more than once, lol.
I want to not forget to use some of the embellies I have bought!
I want to host another swap or two!!
I want to give more away and do more Pay It Forward gifts!
I wish I could Destash!!! (HA!)
I want to inspire others and be inspired by others!
I hope I can keep up the great business in my Etsy Shoppe!
I want to get together with local scrappy gals more!
I want to nurture my son's creative side through this hobby of mine!
I want to thank God for allowing me to be able to have the resources to craft as I wish. (Time, Freedom, Money, Space, Support, Inspiration, etc)
Anyone have any awesome wishes or wants to share? I'd love to read them! Comment along.
Thank you to new reader Andrea. She placed an order in my Etsy shoppe that sent me over the 500 sales. I sold my first item in my shop in August of last year . 14 months later I have over 500 sales and I am so thankful for the friendships, business, and support. You all just ROCK :)
Another cool milestone. In under 1800 hits, I will reach 30,000 blog hits! Serious blog candy will be going on, so keeping coming back, lol!
Remember to get your comments in for October! The month ends Saturday!! For the newbies- for every comment you leave during a month, you get entered into my monthly Prize giveaway :) All you have o do is comment and be a follower over on the right sidebar!! Easy Peasey!!
Check back later today for more crafty goodness as I will have more pictures to post soon!!!

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9 comments:

jacque4u2c said...

Whoo-hoo!!!! 500 sales - that is so AWESOME!!!!! Go Sammy-Jo!!!!!

Rita said...

Congrats Sammy Jo!!! I just recently discovered your site and store. I made a purchase and can't wait to get my goodies!

Jeanette T. said...

WoW, congrats your awesome!!!!!!!!!

craft_princess said...

Congrats on your sales girl! That is fantastic!!

Charlene said...

you sound like such a beautiful person Sammye! I def have some of the same wishes...to be inspired by others, craft more, grow my Etsy store, help others, pay it forward, praise God more, scrap more with friends and family! If I lived near you I would totally scrap with ya! Best wishes for all your goals/wishes this coming year!

Michelle (from KY) said...

Congrats Sammye Jo! You have done such an awesome job with your business, I can't believe you only started a year ago!

Your blog is so fun, I love reading it. Are you ever going to come back to one of Reagan's crop?

iluvmybugs said...

WOW!!!Congrats on 500 sales and in such a short time!!!!

Terry

Karen L said...

I can't believe you've been papercrafting such a short time because you always create such amazing projects! Congrats on your 500th sale....I'm so happy to see you succeeding and doing so well.
I love your blog and always check it first thing. Thanks for bringing a little sunshine everyday to my life!

laterg8r said...

that is so cool that you have reached 500 sales :D

i want to keep up my blogging :D

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