About Me

I'm a freelance artist, designer and demonstrator and have been involved in arts and craft my whole life in one way or another. I design stamps for top British company Personal Impressions, under the "Lindsay Mason Designs" brand, as well as papers, templates and other crafting products. I'm a certified Ranger Educator and my first book,"Stamping", was published in 2009. I also design regular projects for Crafts Beautiful magazine and have made guest appearances from time to time on QVC. I've recently joined You Tube under the name of LindsayMason1000 where I'm posting short technique videos and you can buy my paintings and hand crafted pieces from my Etsy shop. My work takes me all around the country demonstrating stamping, papercrafts and general inkiness! When I'm not working, I love gardening, church & community activities, nature watching, journalling, music and theatre and just relaxing at home. Email me at: ljm.design1@virginmedia.com

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Absent without leave

It's been a bit of a disastrous week here! After a very busy day at Wickfords near Basildon on Saturday and then a lovely Sunday at Dawn's residential event, the plan was to spend this week working on new stamp sets which I need to have ready veeerrrry soon. However, all plans were scuppered when I woke up on monday morning with a nasty bug which got worse as the day went on. My eyeballs felt as if they were being pushed into my head and I just couldn't get on with anything - nightmare! So I've had three enforced days off which I couldn't afford right now and am now running way behind schedule and have to play catch up very quickly. I'm off down to Norwich tomorrow morning for my Saturday demonstration at Jarrolds department store (if you're in the area I think I'll be on the third floor!) so will be taking my pencils, pens and paper along with me and doing some sketching on the train!
I'm doing a, mostly, Ranger product based demonstration on Saturday, so have, today, made a few new non card samples, so will take photos whilst I'm away and post these, and ones from last weekend, next week (?!).
Apologies to Joanne, Helen, Sheila, Hazel and everyone else who I have been remiss in replying to...will catch up once I have caught up! I'm now all packed up ready for my early train tomorrow so I'm going to spend a bit of time on the drawings before dinner. Lindsay


Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Lindsay, well you have been busy recently. Sorry to hear you have been unwell on top of that as well. Hope you enjoy the event you are doing this week-end but try to take it as easy as possible. Take care, Kym xxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

No need to appologise . Mmm I know that feeling as I had it at the start of the week 2. Yucky bugs!!!!!I couldn't breath out of my nose and felt soooo tired!! Lovely.NOT You take care of yourself. Hope you have a fabby weekend.
Love HAzelxox

Gez said...

awe, sorry to hear you've been poorly. Hope you have a super Saturday. Sounds fun. I've an award on my blog for you. Don't worry about collecting it just yet you sound sooooo busy. Take care. Gez.xx

Joanne said...

Just get better that's all that matters. You will catch up one way or another 'cos sometimes deadlines are a blessing in disguise. Think positive hey David?

Lavender stamper said...

Hi Lindsay

I have seen the samples that you left at work ( Jarrolds ) in Norwich.
They are beautiful and everyone is commenting on them, I am sorry I missed your demo on Saturday.