What a day!

A little while ago The Stamp Man posted they would be at a show in Leeds organised by Ross Papercraft Shows.    Seeing this I went for a nosey and learnt that there would be a Ross Papercraft Show today in Hull.

Today I went, easy access, easy parking and fabulous venue light airy with room for heaps more stands.   Hopefully as Peeps learn about these shows they will go and support them.

Had a good mooch round finding interesting this is and that's.   Stopped at the Stamp Man stand had a lovely chat with Ian and then went to watch Jill demonstrate.    Jill and Ian both remembered me from previous shows (I've only met them twice before) Jill even remembered my name!!! blown away or what!   We had a lovely chat and then tongue in cheek I said if ever you need someone on your team I'd love it.  To which Jill replied consider yourself hired!!!!   Now I'm torn between wanting to do a jig, shout for joy, hug Jill and wake up!

Wondered around the show a little more and then went back to the Stamp Man to collect a few stamped images Jill has given me.   Oh and take Ian a pint of bitter but that is another story (never dare a dare devil).   Just bidding them farewell when my name is announced I had just won the prize draw! £20 to spend at the show, you can guess which stand I spent it at LOL.    Capping the day off Ian agreed to let me take a picture of Jill and him.

We agreed to do it as an fly on the wall shot but just as I was getting them framed a chap stood in front of me!   So the shot is of a slightly dis-believing Jill checking that Ian had agreed to this!   Which I promised would not appear on Face book.

A very happy and excited Zoechaos then drove home.   And altered the box you see at the top of this rather long post.  In honour of the occasion everything I've used has come from The Stampman, moon glow sprays and ep.  Aspects of Design Stamps and the very delicious Stampendous aged and shabby powders.

Fashionable Stamping are celebrating their first birthday with an Anything goes Challenge so I'm sharing this box with them.

The Stamp Man challenge has a Anything Goes Celebration theme, given the circumstances I'm hoping this box will qualify.

Come and Get it Challenge want anything but a card, they might my box!

The Crafty Pad Designs theme is Things with Wings

Think I'd better go and check my lottery ticket LOL

Update, still  not checked the ticket but have corrected this post Malcolm's name is Ian LOL


  1. Gorgeously creative. Loving the colours and design.   Hop on over to Doing Life and stand a chance to win some lovely digi stamps. Hugs Desíre Doing Life Digistamps4Joy DT Member Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member

  2. Wow...now that's a day and half Zoe. So glad you enjoyed yourself and had such luck winning the prize and many congrats on joining the Stamp Man team....well deserved, you'll be an asset to them! Your box is of course a beauty!

  3. Fab creation x

    Sounds like you had a brilliant day. Well done on becoming part of 'The Stamp Man' team & winning £20 to spend (hope you did the lottery too) Lol.

    hugs sally x

  4. WoW Zoe - what a fab day !! Congratulations - on prize winning and joining the team, no wonder you were excited...your box is beautiful too..I've just ordered some of those gorgeous stampendous powders , though had trouble deciding which ones as I wanted them all !!Esther xx

  5. Yay Zoe and me together again. What fab news. Glad you had such a successful day, lots of lovely things happening and then came home to create s fabulous box.
    Happy days.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  6. Wow Zoe what a fantastic day, congratulations on joining the stamp man team you will be an asset to them and well done on your £20 win too. I love your box maybe you will have a third success and win a challenge with it

    Jackie x

  7. Congrats on being taken for the team, and glad you had such a great day out! Makes me wish I was still living in Lincoln! Valerie

  8. Sounds like you had a fabulous day .. and i just love that box. The dragonflies are beautiful
    Lisa x

  9. wow Zoe, you lucky lucky girl.......joining the Stamp Man team............what a fab day, x

  10. Wow what a day you have had :) so pleased for you

  11. What a lovely day you had, it was a win, win day for you! Love the dragonfly on the beautifully colored box!

    Thanks for sharing your "Anything but a Card" project with us at Come And Get It Challenge!


  12. What a brilliant day you sound to have had Zoe-I am so pleased for you about all of it.Thanks for sharing the picture as well.

    Love the piece you have made and the beautiful purples of the 'flying friends'.

    Hope I find our where the Crafty Show is next time it comes to Hull as I have never been to a Craft Show yet and it would be nice to go.

    Love Chrissie xx

  13. So happy for you!!!Congrats!
    Lovely box;-))m

  14. Hi Zoe, WOW what brilliant luck you had!!! Congrats on such a wonderful day LOL Love your box it's so textural and colourful, I love it!!! Thank you for visiting me, your comment was really lovely and I appreciate what you said, Gay xxx

  15. Congratulations! What a fab day out! Thanks for sharing your beautiful box with us at The Crafty Pad this week for our Things With Wings Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx
    PS I have candy on my blog.

  16. It was lovely to see you again at the show yesterday Zoe! We're really pleased that you are joining our design team, I know you will be an asset to the team!!

    Your box is gorgeous, I love the colours you have used and your encrusted jewel technique, which is my favourite thing at the moment:)

    Lucky day for you for winning the raffle at the show too!

    Jill x

  17. You've created a wonderful piece of art. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

  18. Congrats on the win Zoe, and welcome to the Team.
    hugs Kimx

  19. Oh my Zoe, what a fab box !! Love it !! Thanks for joining us this week at The Crafty Pad !! Hope you keep playing along with us !!

    hugs Diane xx

  20. Wow! Brilliant news Zoe! They are lucky to have you on the Team, have fun.xx

    Love, love, love your box ♥

  21. What a fantastic day you had there Zoe and congratulations!!!! Brilliant box xxx

  22. Hi Zoe, ive finally sussed out how to post on here, i,m a TOTAL newbie when it comes to blogging (but trying my best to learn, thank heavens for you tube lol) Anyway Zoe I am Teresa I was talking to you on the Stampmans stall. GREAT blog by the way

    Tez xxxxxx

  23. Hi Zoe,
    what a fab altered box, I love the dragonfly and butterfly! It's a perfect project for our THINGS WITH WINGS challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD this week! Thankyou so much for playing along.
    Hugs, Ali x

  24. What a fab day! So pleased for you, Zoe,

    Lucy x

  25. What a great day you had, and then to make this beautiful box in celebration.
    Its a fabulous box, so pleased you shared it with us at FSC
    Avril xx

  26. Nice design and details. love the dragonfly.
    Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it Challenges this week.

  27. Hi Zoe
    Lovely texture on this box.
    Thank you for sharing with us at FSC.

  28. You lucky girl! If they need another person, tell them I'd be willing too ...
    xxx Ellie xxx

    ps thanks for joining us at FSC!

  29. Love the purples on this box Zoe!! Sounds like you had a fabulous day out!!


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