My Store Is Open For Business

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Sunflowers and Dragonflies Creative Designs rubberstamp and scrapbook store

I am thrilled to announce the opening of my rubberstamp and scrapbook store.  With the support of my family, and 12 months of preparations, we are now open for business.   My mom and sisters have hounded me for years to start a business.  I didn’t listen.  A store front just wasn’t for me.  Then Donnie came along and suggested I start up blogging and a home based business.   For two years I told him no way, but with unexpected changes in my career outside the home, I decided that I needed a business to fall back on.  So, I would like to thank my mom, sisters (Cathie and Debbie) and Donnie as I start down a new path.  How Did Donnie finally convince me?  It all started when he came home from work last January and said, “Matt will be here this evening to get you started.”  I had no idea, which was the point–I couldn’t find an excuse to cancel out because Matt would arrive in one short hour.

I design my own rubberstamps, specializing in Canadian images.   As well, our store carries Stampavie images, all the way from France.  To compliment our rubberstamps, you will find a variety of products such as  Basic Grey, Prima Flowers, Pop Dots, Big Shot, etc.   All our products coordinate with each other, and will continue to grow over time.

Earlier I said “we” are open for business.  I am thankful to have the support of my family as each of them offers me assistance in one form or another.  My baby sister, Debbie, helped to design some of my rubber stamps, and now she is doing some administrative duties for me.  My mom and sister, Cathie, keep me on track and kick my butt,and offer advice, when I need it.  Donnie, well he is the keeper of the gate.  He buys me every computer program I could possible need or want, pushes me to learn these programs, and keeps me on track.  When I wanted to computer surf, he made me design stamps.  When I wanted to be lazy in the house, he packed a picnic lunch and took me on day trips to the park so I would be forced to sit down and design stamps.  With his computer know-how, he looks after all my needs and will eventually be filling my orders.

My design team is also a part of my business.  Some of you might not know what a design team does.  They are a group who I depend on for their creativity and advice.   Each of these ladies will showcase cards and projects that use my products.   Each are very talented, and all have a unique look of their own.   Please meet my four dear friends:

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Kim Hutchinson

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Kim Prince

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Kimmy Kowalik

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Jennifer Emmi

When one door closes, another one opens.


Posted on : Feb 09 2009
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31 People have left comments on this post

Feb 9, 2009 - 09:02:57
Kim H said:

I am so excited to be on this journey with you! You are so talented! Congratulations! HUGS!

Feb 9, 2009 - 09:02:34
Lindastamps said:

Congratulations! This is so darn exciting!

Feb 9, 2009 - 10:02:23
Jeanette said:

This is such exciting news. Congratulations.

Feb 9, 2009 - 10:02:56

Congratulations, Beth. I’m sure you will do well and I’m really pleased to have a Canadian company for some good ol’ Canadian images. I’ve been to Mahone Bay, so it’s on my list.

Feb 9, 2009 - 11:02:16
Ethel said:

Congratulations to one amazing lady! Much deserved success and best wishes for your new endevour!

Feb 9, 2009 - 11:02:39
Tami B. said:

Congratulations! What an exciting venture. I wish you much success.

Feb 9, 2009 - 11:02:43

Congrats Beth – that is soooo exciting!! So, is it a store front or a web-based business? Sounds like a lot of work, but also a lot of fun!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Feb 9, 2009 - 12:02:15
Ila said:

Congratulations Beth!!! …This is so exciting!!….You are so talented and I’m sure you will do very well!!……Big Hugs, Ila

Feb 9, 2009 - 12:02:07
Kim Prince said:

Congratulations Beth! This is so exciting and I am honoured to be part of your team!

Feb 9, 2009 - 01:02:25
Adriel said:

Wow! Congratulations! I hope you do well with your stamps ahd products! How exciting!

Feb 9, 2009 - 01:02:59
Directmailscrapper said:

Beth! Congratulations! That’s quite a team you’ve put together! I can’t wait to be one of your first customers!

And to think… I knew you when… 🙂

Feb 9, 2009 - 03:02:40
Suzi said:

CONGRATULATIONS!!! How awesome for you. Although, I was starting to wonder if you had to be named Kim to be on your Design Team!! GOOD LUCK!!!

Feb 9, 2009 - 03:02:34
Maria said:

Oh my gosh Beth!! How awesome is that!! I’m so happy for you and congratulations on getting your new store up!! How exciting!! I wish you many success! I’m so proud of you!

Congratulations on your new design team too! Can’t wait to see all the beautiful creations they come up with your new stamp line and products!!

Maria

Feb 9, 2009 - 07:02:07
Jan said:

Congratulations Beth!!! I’m so happy for you and wish you much success in this new venture. Congratulations also to the design team…they’re awesome 🙂

Feb 9, 2009 - 07:02:39
Teresa said:

Beth – congratulations on taking this big step, a step I’m too cowardly to take myself. I admire your courage, and I wish you all the very best.

Feb 10, 2009 - 04:02:53
Viv said:

Wishing you much success in your new venture Beth!
Viv xx

Feb 10, 2009 - 04:02:49
barbd said:

Beth I am sooo happy for you. You are such a talented artist.. Good for donnie to get you to design stamps when you wanted to surf… I cant wait to see your store. Canadian stamps …. excellent. I certainly wish you the very best from out here in the west……

Feb 10, 2009 - 06:02:32
Godelieve said:

Congratulations Beth!! Wow!

Feb 10, 2009 - 07:02:09
Cheryl said:

Congratulations on opening your new store!

Feb 10, 2009 - 08:02:38

Congratulations Beth! What exciting news this is! All the best wishes to you on this new and exciting adventure. I am thrilled for you and looking forward to seeing your store.

Feb 10, 2009 - 11:02:36
Mom said:

Congratulations at long last, you did it and it will be one of your greatest adventures yet. Wishing you much success and blessings. Love Mom

Feb 10, 2009 - 12:02:15
Karen said:

Congratulations Beth!! This really is an accomplishment and I wish you all kinds of fabulous success!! :>

Feb 10, 2009 - 12:02:27
Risa West said:

Congratulations to you and your new adventure Beth! I wish you all the best!!!
hugs
Risa:)

Feb 10, 2009 - 01:02:29
irishchristine said:

Wow! Congrats to you and your design team! I thought they looked familar!

Feb 10, 2009 - 06:02:22
Beth Ullman said:

Wahoo Beth congratulations my friend and much success to you and your design team.

Hugs

Feb 13, 2009 - 01:02:20
Deborah said:

YAAAYYY Beth! CONGRATULATIONS on your new venture, hope it’s wildly successful!!

Feb 14, 2009 - 02:02:07
Jennifer E. said:

Congrats, Beth! How exciting! I’m glad to be a part of it!

Feb 14, 2009 - 04:02:05
pesc said:

Congratulations!!!! I will go visit today! 🙂 IT’s too cool! 🙂

Feb 18, 2009 - 07:02:01

congrats!

Feb 21, 2009 - 10:02:35
Kim said:

Beth – This is simply wonderful, I’m so happy for you! A HUGE congratulations!!

Mar 2, 2009 - 02:03:15
Jany said:

Hi! I’m back from vacations and just find out this surprise. How nice! Hope you the best in your new business adventure.


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