Sunday, September 24, 2006


got some time to post some of the LO's I did over the last few weeks. I have been quite busy working.... and my internet connection isn't working as it should be... so that's why I have been a bad blogger lately...

I did this one for one of the Elsie challenges: "make your own chipboard embellisments". It shows my wedding bouquet and the moment my husband (to be) gave it to me; at this moment he saw me for the first time in my wedding dress!
On the left page I used some of the lace and the tulle that was part of my bouquet.

Had to make something with the new Basic Grey papers; my cats look very pretty with these papers!

Friday, September 22, 2006

My friends...

are moving to the States at the end of this month.
They are having a farewell party on Saturday night and as a surprise I set up a blog for them so that they can keep us up to date of all their ups and downs.
If you read this post, please take a look at their blog and leave them a comment to wish them luck or whatever. I think it will be fun to read for them

Pim & Maria do America

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

I'm back!

Got back today from working a few days in London.
Here's some pictures to get an idea what this trade fair looks like.
It is actually a trade fair like any other trade fair. The place to meet our customers and make new contacts and of course we are trying to sell as much as possible!
I bought (and ordered) some really nice clothing on the show.. will show pictures later. Some of the exhibitors are selling their samples at the end of the fair and since the last day is always a bit quiet, we consider this our shopping day!

-This is the view from our booth on to the ground floor.

-The right side of our booth, showing half of our collection.

-Instead of lunch, we have sweets and champagne, not just bubbly stuff but the real thing Moet & Chandon... of course this is to attract more customers and their children to our booth.. and it works!

-My sister (on the left) and Noortje (on the right) who helped us for these 3 days! They are both wearing clothing from our latest collection.

-This is me with one of my favorite customers. She has a store in Madrid

The fair was really good and fun! Unfortunately I never have time to go in to the city or do some shopping outside of the fair... so next time I will try to go to London 2 days before the show starts to visit some scrapbook stores and to actually see something more than the inside of my hotelroom, the taxi or the exhibition centre! If anyone can recommend a good scrapbook store in London, post a comment please!

Friday, September 01, 2006

Nutella = 2 years old!!

Nutella is our "oldest" cat... when we got her she was soooo sick that the vet thought she would not live very long. But with a lot of medication and TLC she survived and is now a very healthy and happy cat (with a trauma from her youth at the farm.....

Until next wednesday I will not be updating my blog(s) because I have to go to London for a few days to work here. 2 times a year we go here to meet our customers and to present our new collection of gothic clothing... and no... I do not wear it myself!