Monday, April 1, 2013

Moving (sorting, purging, packing)

Some of you may know that we are moving.  We currently live in Raleigh NC and I am retiring from my day job with the Dept of Ag. we are moving to Vero Beach Fl.  I am so excited to be able to work my Stampin UP business full time.  It has been a dream and goal of mine for a while now. I have been a Stampin UP Demonstrator since 1999 and my dream has come true.  Now the hard part purging "stuff" that I have held on to for 13.5 years and have moved from coast to coast and now ready to only take what I need. This is only the closet stuff that is in boxes.  :)

I will be taking some before and after pictures when I get to Florida since it looks like I may have to use a closet as my stamp room.  Large closet but it is a closet.  I guess I could be a "closet stamper"  maybe I should change the name of my blog.  NOT.  If I did it would be something pertaining to the ocean or tropical or sunny or something like that. I may have a name my blog contest when I get there.  Would love to here from you on that issue. 

Even though I have been working on packing all weekend I did just finish another page for Jacob's swatch book.  I was trying to make a fishing pole with MDS. 

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Thanks for stopping by.  Have a great week and Happy April Fools Day!



  1. I love how you put the different shapes together to create the fishing pole. Very creative! Congratulations on your retirement, your move, and being able to become a full-time Stampin' Up demonstrator. Raleigh's loss is Vero Beach's gain.

  2. I agree with Sue---Our loss!!!

  3. You girls are sooooooooooo sweet. Thanks so much. I am excited about the move, would be more excited if I had all the packing finished. Soon very soon. Thanks again for your kind words they mean the world to me. Frances

  4. Frances,
    I love your scrapbook page for Jacob's swatch book. I aslo see by the replies on your blog, how much your friends love you. So glad you will be able to still keep in touch using the phone, internet and skype. So happy your dream of being a stampin up demonstrator full time will happen.
    Thanks for your e-mail today. It's always nice to know when I have made a positive difference in your life.

    sherrill graff
    Late Night Stamper