Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Farewell, Goodbye, Au revoir!

As you may have noticed, I've been staying in the background at CY for the last little while. It's for a rather exciting reason! I have started my own handbag, tote, etc sewing business called "No No’s Sew Hip Creations." I have been asked by a local market to sell my bags and I am doing very well. The responses to my designs and colors are amazing, which is what I had hoped for. This new venture has been a dream of mine for a very long time. Now it is my passion. I have learned much from scrapbooking in the past 7 years in terms of design principles, color coordination, the value of sketching etc.. All of these are critical elements of designing and creating a bag/tote. So, the time has come to pass the Creatively Yours torch to my dear friend and partner Ali so I can focus all my energy on my business, family and friends. I will however still be a frequent Guest Designer (that is if Ali will have me, LOL). I offered the Creatively Yours Sketch Blog to my dear friend/partner Ali because she has so much talent in sketching, writing and much more. And she graciously accepted. I know CY will be in good hands with Ali. I will miss all your wonderful comments and beautiful work. Thank you for making my sketches look good with all of your wonderful interpretations. I wish the best for all of you and I look forward to seeing all of your beautiful interpretations of Ali's wonderful sketches.

Your friend and CY Sketch Artist

Noella :o)

10 comments:

  1. Noella, I want to wish you continued success in your business.

    Wishing you a scent-sational day!
    Patty Reiser

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  2. Congrats on the business stuff, but I'm really sad to see you go! I'll definitely miss your sketches!

    Andi

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  3. Noella I will miss you so much here at CY. I hope that you **WILL** continue to come on Board as a GDT at times- I can use the pump of adrenaline you'll bring! LOL

    You're such a wonderful friend, I hope you know that I value that tremendously and will never forget that you gave me the chance to create sketches for SB'ing and to realize that I LOVE IT!

    TY my friend.... catch ya later for sure! ~ Ali

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  4. Wow, you will be missed Noella. Best of luck to you in the future. And, congratulations to you Ali! I know you will do well. :)

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  5. Noella - we will sad to see you go, but happy for your business ventures. I know Ali will do a great job running CY.

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  6. Noella, I'm so sad to see you go but I'm excited for your new adventure. You are so talented I'm sure you will do well.

    Ali, your sketches are awesome. You will do a great job with this site.

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  7. Best of luck with your new venture Noella, your sketches will be missed!

    Congrats Ali, I know you'll continue to make this a great sketch blog!

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  8. Noella~Wishing you much success and lots of fun with your new business venture! So great to have a chance to work with you here!!!
    Ali~ Congrats! I know you'll miss Noella, but you are so talented, I know you'll have a blast running CY! What a fabulous opportunity!
    Off to scrap something up!!

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  9. Best of luck in your endeavors. I'm certain you will be greatly missed!

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  10. Noella, all the best to you in another exciting venture!

    Ali, huge congrats. You deserved the honorable recognition. Cant wait to see more!

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