Saturday, January 2, 2016

What I'm up to and where I'm going....

Well of course it's Christmas, so what do I get...?

Yes you're right, I get sick..!!!

EVERY frikkin year...

This year it started with a sickness bug, then a tooth abscess and then the antibiotics knocking me for six... Ho frikkin ho...!!!

And its not as if I have anything to do is it??

I mean, I still have two and a half whole days before I leave for the biggest trade show of the year in the whats with the panic !!!

Apart from the illness I had a fabulous time, celebrating. Firstly Christmas visits to all the kids and families, Ben and Katie's first wedding anniversary, Jays thirtieth birthday, New Year. Its always all go at Reaveley Towers.I hope whatever you were doing you had a fabulous time too.  

Its now full systems go with the sample making and swatch boards, nothing like a last minute panic to get the creative juices flowing.

 I just have to keep looking at this meme to keep me going...

 If you would like to catch me in the first five months of 2016, this is where I will be...

6th Jan... Crafters Home, trade...Anaheim

8th Jan-12th...CHA trade show...Anaheim

15/16/17th Jan...The Islands Creative Escape, Los Gatos
Full day painty journal extravaganza
Full day folio class

22/23/24th Jan...Paper Parachute, Oregan
3 days of 4hr classes

29th Jan - 1st Feb...  Paperworld, trade show, Frankfurt.

5th Feb...Art From the Heart, Harrogate, UK
Open journaling

12/13/14th Feb...Back to Back weekend retreat...Original. Florida

17/18th Feb... Everything Scrapbook and stamps, Lake Worth, Florida

19/20/21st Feb...Back to Back weekend retreat...No Rules. Florida

27/28th Feb...Scrapbook 'n' Such, Wichita Falls, Texas

5/6th Mar...Papercraft Clubhouse, Westbrook CT

26th March...Art from the Heart, Harrogate, UK
Preview day

2nd Apr...Art from the Heart, Harrogate UK
Correspondence Star Book

6th Apr...Art from the Heart, Harrogate, UK
Open Journaling

9th Apr...Art from the Heart, Harrogate, UK
Dylusions Flip Frame album

14th Apr...Collins Trade Show, Boston, MA

23/24th Apr...Scrapbook Centrale, Montreal, Quebec

30Apr/1st May...Scrap Addicts, Edmonton, Alberta

7/8th May...Clipper Street Scrapbook Company, Langley, British Colombia

Unless indicated as trade, the above workshops are all at stores in the US,UK and Canada.

Apart from the two retreats...

These are all inclusive retreats in sunny Florida with the fabulous Dina Wakley and me.

 Last years retreat sold out in days so this year we are doing two. The first (The Original), is a repeat of last years fun and frolics.
The second (No Rules) is a continuation above and beyond.

You can find all the full details HERE

This is a fantastic opportunity to put yourself first. To escape from the everyday and take your art to new places. The combination of a perfect environment and world renowned artists who will inspire you to greater creativity. That's me and Dina lol

We still have a couple of spaces left if you're quick.

So I think that's everything before I get my nose back to the grindstone.

I'll just leave you with this...

Happy New Year and Enjoy xx


Michelle Webb said...

You're a busy girl! :) I hope the lurgy buggers off soon. Is that a cat stencil I've spotted, I'll be keeping my eye out for that! Have a fab 2016 very lovely lady xxxxx

Sharon Y said...

Geez, sorry to hear about the sickness. No fun. Hope you are back and running at full speed in no time. Did I see bird stamps?!!!! Yay! I'll see you at Crafters Home. Safe travels!

Unknown said...

Feel better ! Look the cat silhouette! Is that a stamp?,love your work! Maybe Chicago one day?:) said...

Happy New Year, Dylan! I hope you sometime in the future come and visit Norway - that would be awesome!

Hugs, Anita ♥

Deborah Frings said...

Hope you feel better soon. Have a good trip to CHA. Looking forward to seeing you and meeting Dina in February. Regards, Deborah x

Maria said...

So sorry to hear you haven't been feeling well. I hope you feel better for California. Love those birdies!!! Soo excited you are coming back to CT, can't wait!!!!

Caroline D. said...

First of all, I hope you feel better soon!!! And have safe travels this week! Thank you for the sneak peeks!!!!!!!!!! I love all that I see.... I stared at the photo with all the cut-outs for a long time picking out all the new goodies. LOL Looking forward to the full reveal and I Can't wait to get my hands on them all. :)

Rea' said...

Do hope you are feeling much better ! Hope to see you at CHA... can't wait to see those samples !

Artmadnana said...

I don't know how you do it Dyan but good to see you have your lovely buddy with you for a lot of it. Those new stamps look so exciting! Can't wait to pre order!

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

birds I saw birds also.
Happy New Year - have a good time at CHA and travel safe.

Barb Housner

Emma (Sydney, Australia) said...

Happy New Year Dyan! I hope you are on the mend. When are you going to come to Australia? You have a massive following here and we would love to have you come and visit?

Kind regards

Peanut0601 said...

Looks like you are spending lots of time near home. That is a good thing. You need a break. Happy New Year to you.

Kitty said...

Wow, you are one busy chick. Best of luck. Please come to KENTUCKY!!

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