It never ceases to amaze me that in the midst of a trial, when things are tough and uncertain, there are blessings among the hardships. We simply have to choose to open our eyes to recognize them.
A lot has happened since my last post. I have gone from working full time for one paper crafting company, to freelancing from home, launching my own YouTube channel, and enjoying a variety of crafting manufacturers’ products.
I have been truly touched by the many words of encouragement and support that people have offered.
Darrin has partnered with me to make the YouTube channel a go. He has been amazing! He is constantly researching ways to make improvements and is picking it all up very quickly. I am so fortunate to be blessed with an awesome spouse. I am excited to utilize his talents! I couldn’t do it without him.
We decided to launch the site on November 9th which also happened to be my birthday. I liked the idea of the birth of a new chapter in our story. I wanted it to be a celebration. (look at these adorable Wishes stamps and dies from Pink and Main! LOVE them! The cute ice cream stamps and dies are Sweet Life from FSJ)
We sent out a request on Facebook to get our first 100 subscribers. We were thrilled to reach over 200 in less than 24 hours! Thank you so much dear friends! We had a terrific launch.
I was able to enjoy my birthday responding to well wishes and enjoying a celebratory birthday sushi lunch and Red Robin dinner with my family. Looking forward to good times ahead! Here is a link to my first Crafty Shannonigan’s YouTube tutorial: https://youtu.be/nONGYApChxo