Friday, 3 September 2010

One year on

Hi, everyone! 4th September 2009 - just over an hour away from being 12 months ago - and I wrote my first ever blog post! I can't believe it's gone so fast - or looking at my blog history, that I have waffled on for over 300 posts.

So I want to say thank you to all of you - without whose encouragement and support, without whose flattering, funny, informative and wonderful comments it would have been impossible to continue.  I only realised this evening that my blogaversary was tomorrow, or I'd have got together some candy for you. Maybe next year, lol!!  I have made some lovely friends - some of whom I've had the privilege of having met in that time.

Anyhow, whilst I was waiting for some glossy accents to dry on a project I am trying out, (hope to be able to show that tomorrow) - I stamped this little tag to say thanks to each and every one of you who has visited the blog in the last year, and will hopefully continue to do so in the future.

Needless to say, I have used distress inks - forest moss, barn door and rusty hinge - and a Stampendous leaf - it's called Fall Sprite, I think (I've put it away again now) which I've embossed. Just added a couple of strips of tissue tape and a philosophy tag.   It is obviously nearly autumn cos I am going back to autumny colours!! I haven't even had a summer holiday yet....

If you could see what's on the other side though, you may not come back - that version didn't work out so well at all!!!

I am going to Kew Gardens again tomorrow - weather is meant to be good - hopefully it will still be a bit misty when I get there, there is nothing I like more than a misty autumn morning in the sunshine. It's probably too soon to be like that yet though.  (You also know that that means more photos on t'other blog in a couple of days!)
So, at the risk of repeating myself, thanks for coming back time and time again to see what I've been up to. it means a huge amount to me, and I never thought it would happen!


Wendy said...

Congratulations Helen on your 1st year 300!! Your work just gets better and better and better too.....keep on keeping on.

Lori said...

Congratulations Helen! How cool! You've been doing a great job, and actually, this reminds me that I should be coming up on my one year in a month or so, 'cause I remember you had just started before me! Yes, the friends you've made the past year is the best part! And as we say in our house, keep on truckin'! lol!

She said...

Hi Helen, love your Tag. That stamp is gorgeous and I love the colours you have used. S x

Jennie said...

Happy Blogaversary! is it just a year.. wow! love the tag, and have fun at Kew :))

Jo Capper-Sandon said...

What a lovely post. How time flies :0) Its always worth a visit to you Helen :0)
Hoping you have a fabulous day wandering around Kew. Its a gorgeous day for it ay.
Such a delicate tag, beautifully created.

Kay said...

The weather is perfect for a trip to Kew, hope you have a fab day. Happy anniversary hun, it's been an interesting year looking at all your gorgeous creations. Look forward to seeing all your art over the next year too :)

Gez said...

Many Congraulations Helen.xx
It's always a great pleasure to come & visit your blog. I love your inky creations & clever thinking. Thanks for being a wonderful inspiration to many. Enjoy the gardens. Gez.xx