Well, it's only FIVE more days and I head to the United Kingdom to be on IDEAL WORLD TV. The crate with all my samples and My Mind's Eye are on their way. I have a very busy month ahead. I used to really get so stressed out, but I have learned to truly take it day by day. The best thing I ever did was hire Taylor to kit all my kits for teaching. Just last year alone, she kitted a few THOUSAND kits. That is crazy, huh? She does a great job and it gives me time to focus on product design, project designs and TV appearances...like Ideal World, My Craft Channel and Good Things Utah. Oh my... finding balance was something I was struggling with until I realized I had to give up some of my "thoughts" that I had to do it all personally to be correct. I am so thankful for Sesil who also helps me with the day to day functions of the company. I also am truly thankful for NICK and JARED who manage a very busy sales department. Whew... it takes a village. ha! Anyway, I just wanted to share that I have learned to let the things that "don't matter" go.
I get home from London and the following week I have the varicose vein surgery again. I ordered my compression stocking and will be wearing them on my flights for now on and as much as possible at home. I leave for Houston, TX a couple of days after the surgery. My doctor said I will be great to go and I just need to make sure and wear my compression stockings. I can't tell you how much I am looking forward to my visit to By Design Boutique. I love all my Texas friends and I love visiting Houston again. It just feels a little like visiting home to me. I am teaching THREE workshops and we sold out two of the workshops and I cannot make up any more kits. However, the good news is that I made up SIX more kits of the EVERYDAY MOMENTS workshop. I taught this workshop before and it is a big project. I used my flocked album covers and I love the book and that is if full of technique. So if you are in Houston and want to come... we do have only SIX spots left.
This is the workshop:
Document your story- your everyday moments in a beautiful 9x6 flocked damask album. This album will become a treasured keepsake of your life. Join Teresa Collins to be inspired to document and share what matters most to you in this workshop. Learn new techniques, how to add tags, inclusions, stamps and embossing and more! This workout will help you leave a beautiful legacy of your everyday moments. Be inspired to tell you story! Learn how to add embossed elements using the Cuttlebug machine into your projects.This treasured project will be bound and punched with the Cinch or Bind it all machine using a metal coil during class. You will not want to miss this technique filled workshop!
EXCITING NEWS...I added a new class yesterday. I am headed to CHA S in July and am teaching for the second year at Creative Crafts and Cuts.
The workshop sold out so fast- less than 24 hours. We kept adding spots until we truly had no more room. I was so happy and surprised and the interest. The project is UNSEEN- since it is my NEW not yet released CHA S line. It is gorgeous- hint hint!!!! Anyway, today I contacted the store to let them know that I worked it so that we could do ONE more workshop while I am in Chicago. So here are the details:
SATURDAY JULY 14th 2012- 7:00-10:00pm
Please call and sign up so that you don't miss out if your interesting! I loved this store and the owners so I agreed on the spot to come back again this year. Oh this makes me happy!!! The women who came last year were so genuine and kind and I connected with them and look forward to seeing my friends again.
This week my girlfriends daughter is getting married and my sales director Nick is getting married in the temple. I have two wedding to look forward to. I have gifts to purchase tomorrow. I simply am such a "romance" girl. I love weddings, true love, chick flicks, true love, and I firmly believe in the power of love. It makes me happy just thinking about these two beautiful couples getting married.
I am getting McKay ready to head to BYU on the 18th of this month. Seriously, I cry happy tears mixed with sad tears at least once a day. I am not ready to see her leave. She is very ready. She is packing boxes and clearing her room daily. It will take her some time. It's a disaster zone. ha!