Shutting up shop

Discussion in 'Announcement Pad' started by Kate, Dec 23, 2019.

  1. Kate

    Kate The Doctor's new companion

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    It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing the closure of my shop here at The Lilypad, effective December 31st. This has been a really difficult decision for me, even though I know in my heart I have made the right choice saying goodbye is still very bittersweet for me, especially as I have been here at TLP from the start!

    I am not retiring from designing, nor am I moving to another store. I will be simplifying by focusing on my site and taking time to get back into the rhythm of creating again at my own pace.

    Many thanks for all the friendship and support you have shown me over the last thirteen years here, I’ll still be hanging around in the forum and gallery every now and then (you don’t get rid of me that easily!) so I will see you there!

    I wish you all all the very best for a happy, healthy and creative 2020!
     
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  2. cfile

    cfile My bags are packed for Platform 9 3/4

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    Very big hugs Kate. I know this was a hard decision for you, but glad you will still be designing! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you and your family!
     
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  3. Iowan

    Iowan Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa

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    How sad and your designs are just the cutest. You will be missed but I wish you the very best in you future endeavors.
     
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  4. HeatherB

    HeatherB Ain't nothin wrong with a few dust bunnies!

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    Good luck with your future endeavours. You will be missed!
     
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  5. jenn mccabe

    jenn mccabe She's OUR sunshine!

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    Aww, good luck to you Kate! That is very bittersweet since you've been here at TLP from its beginning! Happy holidays!
     
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  6. klee73010

    klee73010 I might have a thing for drummers

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    Hugs Kate!! I know I'll still see you around planner world, and wizards unite, too. :giggle

    It was so great working with you and your team for the time i was part of it!
     
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  7. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic College was bad for my reputation

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    Big hugs to you, Kate! I'm sure it was a difficult decision for you to make, but it's always best to follow your heart. I wish you all the best of everything!!
     
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  8. A-M

    A-M Not a lot of hustle in my hustle anymore

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    I wish you well in all that you do in the future. Your designs will be missed in the store here.
     
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  9. Cherylndesigns

    Cherylndesigns All glasses should be bigger than 1.5 oz

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    Big hugs, Kate. :heartslub:heartslub
     
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  10. AnneofAlamo

    AnneofAlamo Slippers IN sunshine? Even better!

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    gasp!
    oh my goodness,
     
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  11. LynnZant

    LynnZant Well-Known Member

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    Good luck in all that you do, Kate! You are such an amazing artist! Happy holidays!
     
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  12. AJK

    AJK But I don’t want to go among mad people!

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  13. SeattleSheri

    SeattleSheri Movers, cleaners, great hair. I'm a socialite!

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    Wishing you the very best!! :heartlub
     
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  14. michelepixels

    michelepixels Amazing, Awesome and Wonderful!

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    I use something you made on at least half my scrapbook pages.
    Best wishes
     
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  15. bonnenuit

    bonnenuit Why do I always have to be Captain?

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    That's sad news, but I'm sure you'll be taking all our best wishes for your future plans!
     
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  16. Karen

    Karen Alarm off, brunch ON

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    My jaw just hit the floor. I’m so very sad to see you leave this place, especially since you’ve been here since the beginning. I wish you the very best in your future creative endeavors though.
     
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  17. norton94

    norton94 Thank goodness I'm still a Well-Known Member

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    Best wishes Kate! You will be missed here for sure. Hugs and here's to 2020~ new beginnings
     
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  18. Tree City

    Tree City Get a stepladder, I'm busy

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    Your designs are wonderful and you're the best. You will missed around here!
     
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  19. Eyeore

    Eyeore Think it over, think it under

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    Sad news indeed.
    Wishing you all of the very best in 2020.
     
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  20. LilachOren

    LilachOren Well-Known Member

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    It’s so sad to see you leave, i love your products. Wishing you the best 2020 and happy holidays
     
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