Guest Artist For The Stampers’ Sampler

Hello Everyone
Well this is a post I never would have dreamt I would be sharing with you, the news that I am the Guest Artist in the latest issue of Stampington & co’s The Stampers’ Sampler.  It was made all the more special as this issue is their 20th anniversary issue.
1SAM-1402-The-Stampers-Sampler-Spring-2014-600x600When they made contact in December I re-read that e-mail several times as I was so sure I had misread it!  I cannot thank The Stampers’ Sampler enough for this honour and also for the adorable way my artwork was photographed beside the pretty vintage style teacup.
I was delighted to see that they selected art which credited Crafty Individuals and Oxford Impressions.  Both of those companies mean much to me as they were stamps I fell in love with when I became passionate about stamping, with Crafty Individuals stamps amongst the first I ever bought and then when I realised I could purchase Oxford Impressions stamps in the U.K. (sold at the time by Lin @ LBCrafts) it was the start of another love story for me.   Jean, Malcolm and Suzanne have been supportive long before I was on their teams so in my eyes it seems fitting that their stamps were showcased within this Guest Artist feature.
Normally when I have art published I go on to share photographs of the items but not this time and I have decided not to even share sections of the two pages of interview questions, some relating to my creating and others to my life in general.
Another time I will however share either one or two of the wall hangings which were also published in this issue under the feature title, Distressed Hangings.
In the meantime, many thanks for your visit to this post.


43 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shirley
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 01:11:12

    Congratulations on your great achievement, it’s well deserved and the cover page design is beautiful. How wonderful to see your name on the cover as well. I’ll have to try to find that magazine! Have a great week, Shirleyx


  2. Darlene
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 01:39:09

    Well deserved my friend!!!!! Awesome issue


  3. 3renee
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 01:52:20

    Congratulations! It is a wonderful article and so well deserved. Take care~Renee


  4. Babara Ferris
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 02:32:44

    Congratulations, well deserved for all your awesome work. You are such a great inspiration.


  5. Rita
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 02:36:19

    Wonderful News Lynne. Congratulations. Hugs Rita xxx


  6. Debbie Kaste
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 03:35:01

    I’m so thrilled for you, Lynne. So well deserved also. Lovely work!

    DebbieK xo


  7. craftytrog
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 04:11:49

    Many congratulations Lynne, a well-deserved honour! I’m so happy for you xxx


  8. Sharon
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 04:53:31

    Oh wow so exciting for you and so very well deserved Lynne – a big congrats from me here on the other side of the world!


  9. valerie-Jael
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 06:09:34

    Huge congrtas Lynne, a well deserved honour – you are a star! Valerie


  10. Deborah (rustycage11)
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 06:25:14

    That’s wonderful news, Lynne. Wow! xx


  11. Cynthia
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 06:36:38

    wow,,,,CONGRATS Lynne!!! Remember when I told you they needed to do this article on you… Guest Artist tomorrow the world!! Now I have to hunt down the mag:)


  12. MarieS.
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 06:37:40

    Big congrats, dear Lynne. I’m so thrilled for you:)
    Have a wonderful start of the week.


  13. Brenda Brown
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 06:56:34

    Such a wonderful honour and do well deserved my friend, I am so thrilled for you xx


  14. Annie G
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 07:00:59

    Lynne…I can’t tell you how thrilled I am for you. This is so deserved. huge congratulations my friend x x
    Will certainly be getting my copy x have a great week
    Annie x


  15. Samantha Read
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 08:14:24

    So very pleased for you Lynne, enjoy the moment 🙂
    Big hugs xxx


  16. Sue F
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 13:23:31

    Congratulations Lynne. Your project looks fantastic on the front cover.


  17. Ella
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 13:45:22

    Congrats! YOU are so deserving and I can’t wait to see this issue. I will be heading to the bookstore in the middle of my week. YOU have contributed so many wonders and I look forward to reading your interview and learning more about you~ Happy, happy for you! ATB @>—————–


  18. Kim
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 13:49:10

    Lynne!!! So proud of you! Congratulations. What an awesome accomplishment. Hugs


  19. Julie Lavalette
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 13:59:00

    What a wonderful achievement, I can see why it took some time to sink in. Congratulations. Julie x


  20. Anne R
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 14:20:34

    This accolade could not have happened to a nicer person than you!! Huge congratulations Lynne, it is so lovely to see your name on the cover (again) and for you to be featured in this way. Well done! Hugs, Anne xx


  21. Dianne
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 14:44:16

    This is so well deserved, I just emailed my DS to see if she can get the magazine and send it to me, I can’t wait to read it and see you creations for them,, I’m blessed I can see your work here, you do inspire me greatly, thank you…


  22. Dianne
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 14:44:53

    (((((( HUGE HUGS ))))))


  23. Shari T.
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 14:58:19

    FABULOUS FABULOUS FABULOUS!! Many Congrats to you Lynne–I’ve been admiring your artful pieces for many, many issues of both Stamper’s Sampler & Take Ten and now, am enjoying you and your art even more since finding and becoming a follower of your blog! I loved the article in SS and LOVE your red hair!! Cheers to many more articles!! XOXO-Shari


  24. paper profusion
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 15:34:05

    Huge congratulations and Kudos to you Lynne! I’m thrilled for you. I can’t even imagine what a buzz it must be to have a magazine cover like this, especially of such a renowned publication. I shall now make it my mission to purchase a copy – what a tease you are! Very very well done and deserved my friend! Nicola x


  25. may
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 18:18:23

    So well deserved Lynne… Congratulations… Hugs May x x


  26. rachel fisher
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 18:29:59

    congratulations Lynne – your work is wonderful and this recognition is so well deserved! Big Hugs to you! Rachel xx


  27. Meggymay
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 20:07:51

    Many congratulations Lynne and so well deserved.
    Yvonne xx


  28. coco
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 20:17:31

    Oh Lynne, this is wonderful news for you, I understand well all what it means, especially if the issue showcases the two brands of stamps you love so much and highlight so well. Congratulations, I’m very proud to be in Jean and Malcolm’s team aside you!… Hugs, Coco xx


  29. barnie
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 20:29:50

    That’s really fantastic 🙂 Congratulations 🙂


  30. hettiecraft
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 20:51:04

    Wow! Congratulations Lynne.


  31. Marilyn J. Rock
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 21:22:30

    Congratulations Lynne! This is huge and so well-deserving! I can’t wait to see “you” in the issue! xo


  32. Amanda Scott-Burton
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 22:08:57

    Congratulations! How wonderful to have your beautiful work recognised. I’ll be buying my copy so I can read all about you and see some more of your creations. Continue your inspirational work.


  33. 2amscrapper2
    Apr 15, 2014 @ 03:54:15

    A HUGE congrats, Lynne! I’ll be sure to pick up a copy of this issue!


  34. jo
    Apr 15, 2014 @ 04:20:57

    Lynne, what a fabulous honour for you!!! I saw your name on the cover right off the bat, and the first thing i read in that issue was the article on you!!! congratulations!


  35. Karen McAlpine
    Apr 15, 2014 @ 14:36:51

    Congrats, Lynne!!!! Such a well deserved honor!!


  36. Ira
    Apr 15, 2014 @ 17:11:05

    Wowzers dear Lynne! Congrats to you my friend, so happy for you!!
    Ira’s Crea Corner


  37. The Scrap Yard
    Apr 15, 2014 @ 19:43:21

    What an honor! You sure deserve it. Congrats!


  38. Gery
    Apr 15, 2014 @ 22:37:54

    Lynne, this is great and I am so very happy for you.
    Being published with your artwork in the Stampers’ Sampler seems to me as a great honour and I realy think you deserve it.
    Have fun and enjoy.
    Groetjes Gery


  39. Diane
    Apr 16, 2014 @ 13:41:07

    I am so very happy for you Lynne, what a fabulous achievement! I am so proud of you! To have your name on the cover and to be featured by such a prominent magazine is a huge accomplishment! Congratulations my dear friend! ~Diane


  40. Sophie
    Apr 16, 2014 @ 16:52:26

    Wunderschön, eine so romantische feine Arbeit.
    Du bist so talentiert, liebe Lynne.
    Ich schaue immer sehr gerne auf deinen herrlichen Blog.

    Ich wünsche dir ein sonniges schönes Osterfest
    Herzlichst Sophie xx


  41. Marjie Kemper
    Apr 16, 2014 @ 23:37:50

    Seeing this issue with your feature made me grin from ear to ear, Lynne. Stampington has published so many of your gorgeous pieces over the years, and your style is so unique that it’s no wonder at all they featured you. Congratulations!!!


  42. butterfly
    Apr 18, 2014 @ 16:13:38

    Oh, Lynne – what an honour and a joy for you… and it couldn’t be more deserved. I’m sorely tempted to invest in this issue, just so I can say, “I know her”!!
    Alison xx


  43. damejeannemarie
    Apr 20, 2014 @ 21:13:41

    I just bought this magazine and wanted to add a comment to congratulate you on your beautiful artwork!!


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