Thursday, 29 August 2013


This morning I excitedly travelled to near Coventry, about 10 miles from our first holiday stop over, for a class with the Duke of Distress himself, the one and only TIM HOLTZ.
The class room was lovely and to my enormous surprise there was a shop of goodies run by my local craft shop back home, Inspirations. I had to buy a couple of things - well it would have been rude not to.....
The teaching began and as our hands became more and more inky so our projects began to take shape.
I still have to complete my tag book but as I'm away til October I think I may be ok.
Once the workshop had finished we were told of the items we could take home. This is what I got apart from a distress pad, a stain and a paint which I gave to the girls either side of me
On our way in we could buy raffle tickets so being all for a good cause I bought a strip which included this one
The ticket won - WOWEEEE! And I got this
The thing is though ---- this was inside
I don't need to tell you how utterly happy I am even though I blabbed like a baby.
Thank you so much Tim and all your helpers. A truly remarkable morning.


Jennie -The Artistic Stamper said...

oh wow! sounds like a great class, and even more wow to have won the raffle! Wish I had known you were there as I stayed over from Wednesday and could have met up with you :) one day....
Have a great holiday

pearshapedcrafting said...

That is a very lot that fitted in that there bag missus! It was a great morning wasn't it and that little lot should keep you going while you're away (bet you find somewhere to buy more though lol!) Hugs Chrisx

Artyjen said...

Wowzer Joanne! What an amazing prize to win ;) Looks like a fabulous time...only wish I could have been there but only so many holiday days to go round this year! Also so much going on here over past few months....getting there will share soon...ish!! SF and I still having fun and getting distracted! Ha ha :)
xoxo Sioux

kay said...

Congratulations I saw you win and was so jealous lol. Enjoy all those fab goodies,will add my pics tomorrow x

Angie`s Inky Fingers! said...

i also saw you win, was thinking of stalking you, to mug, but thought better of it, in case i got caught, lol you lucky woman, to win all those goodies, have fun playing with them all, xx

Andie Miller said...

Your post makes me happy... jealous a bit... and happy! Congrats. I live here in Arizona (with Tim?!), yet I've not had the pleasure of participating in a class taught by Tim. I did, however, get to meet him at a local craft event. I can't hardly wait for CC 102 to start. I'll look forward to seeing more from you there!