Friday, 8 April 2011

I'm Dancing! All the way to Ally Pally!

First of all a big thank you to everyone for your kind comments makes me warm and cosy inside ;)
I am one of the luckiest (and happiest) people in the world right now!
Never in a million years did I think that winning the Craft Stamper Magazine "Stamper of the Year" title at the end of 2009 would see me have the opportunity to be a "stamp designer"!!!!!
Unbelievable but true.

 I'm thrilled that The Artistic Stamper have chosen to release my first ever stamp set based on the "Dance to the Music of Time" theme that won me the title.

But who knows?....if you don't like the may well turn out to be my last!!! LOL Just as a reminder...for those who have never seen the winning is the canvas I created back then.

After the less than perfect past year I've had, I can't tell you what a big kick I get out of announcing my first ever stamp set will be debuting (ooh! Get me!) at the Big Stamp and Scrapbooking Show at Ally Pally this weekend. ;)

...don't forget to pop along and see Jennie from The Artistic Stamper and of course Hels who will both be doing demo magic on the stand......possibly with my stamps if they have managed to cool by then!!
I'm thrilled and a little giddy with excitement that I can share my "Dance to the Music of Time" theme with all you fellow stampoholics.
Even more.....I'm really thrilled at the prospect of seeing projects made by you using the stamps!

I'm hoping that I have given you the means to make some scrummy pieces of art ;)

You will be the first in the whole wide world to get hold of them at the show if you are there.
I have not even got a set yet!!!

Yes....they are really that "hot off the press"!
Now can't make it....just make sure you pop over to Jennie's blog each day and leave a comment as there are lots of new stamps (not just mine! LOL) being revealed and given away by the ever generous Jennie.
You never know one of the hot off the press designs could soon be yours!
xoxo Sioux :)

P.S. I'm off to a local wedding celebration tonight and, although I can't show you the full plate until the official release on the web site on Monday, I'll be back tomorrow with a little info on some of the design possibilities.....I've packed a lot onto this plate!!!!!


  1. Congratulations Sioux... loved your Craft Stamper winning canvas and am so chuffed that I can get my mitts on the stamps... they are wonderful and.. I will be snaffling a set on Saturday.. hoping that I may even get chance to play... I mean DEMO... lol with some while I am there... I will get a photo of them on the stand for you!!! Lotsa love hun... xx

  2. I am honoured to have your designs in our catalogue..

  3. Congratulations! I'm thrilled for you! It was a fabulous entry so I will definately be looking out for them.

  4. oh wow hun,huge,congratulations,sweetie,I really hope they sell like hot cake,s wish wish I was going to the show so I could get some,oh really really chuffed for you hun mean that,your piece was an amazing piece of work hun,love hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

  5. Go girl!! Loving what you've shown so far, just think I may be heading for a set tomorrow, hope they haven't all gone by the time I get there... Shame you can't see them in the flesh (rubber) on site. Have a great time at the wedding.

  6. What great news - every stamping girls dream I'd say!!!! Congratulations, Jo x

  7. Many congratulations Sioux, they look absolutely fabulous.
    Can well understand how excited you must be and sure they'll be a big hit at the show.
    Can't wait to see the whole set.

  8. Congratulations Sioux. Your 2009 winning piece has been one of my alltime favourite inspirational pieces and the magazine is always out and open at that page. I was thrilled when I realised that I had "met" you through the 12 tags of Christmas in 2010 that I was able to see more of your work and get to know you through your blogs. I find your work so inspirational and I really look forward to seeing your new line of stamps. Jennie (A!)

  9. Congratulation Sioux - am thrilled skinny for you; love the original piece,and remain in awe, frankly!

  10. Your excitment is really coming through and I am so very happy for you. I can see you dancing round Brixham Harbour as I type!! LOL.
    Enjoy this moment until the next one............
    Big hugs Joanne xxxx

  11. Can't wait to see the full set and love the dancer so must have a set!!! Can understand how excited you must be. Congratulations once again. Hugs

  12. What brilliant news Sioux. The sneak previews look fabulous, can't wait to see your stamps in all their glory. Wish I could get to Ally Pally, but it's a bit of a trek for me.
    Sue xx

  13. Wow! Well done, you! I'm impressed. IF that dancer is one of them, they're gonna be good!

  14. Wow congratulations darlin!!! so so proud of you and couldn't think of a more beautiful lady for this to happen to. You have had such a tough year si it's about time you had something wonderful happen. Im going to go on Sunday so will go look out for the stamps (if there's any left lol!). Make sure you let Katherine Fox from CS know if you haven't already. Well done darlin. Big hugs Clare xxx

  15. Congratulations on your wonderful acheivement! You must be on cloud 9. I love anything dance related(since my DD has danced since the age of 2 1/2)so I will definately have to find me a set. thanks for sharing your good news and have a gret weekend. Angela

  16. Well done Sioux! Really pleased for you and I know how thrilled you'll be when you see people using your designs. Lindsay x x x

  17. Oh Wow Sioux...congratulations!!! Totally deserved...your designs are just truly wonderful and inspiring...I wish I had your talent...I'll have a look for YOUR STAMPS when I'm at Ally Pally on sunday...
    ...really chuffed for you

  18. Many congratulations on the release of your first stamp set - first of many, no doubt!! Well deserved xxx

  19. Oh Sioux very well done......I love ♥♥♥ your Ballerina. I am so pleased for you xxx Sorry I've not been able to visit sooner, don't know why, but my computer doesn't seem to like opening your blog :-( now that it has, I'll be having a good look round! Love S xxx


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