2013 has been the year of big change, for Monday Night Class. For years now, I have been surrounded by the most amazing team of girls, Andrea called it a "sisterhood" and in ways that is exactly what it has felt like. Sam, Laressa, Kate, Andrea, Kayla and Megan have been such a joy to work with, that it hardly felt like we were coming to work in the mornings (unless it was shipping day and something was going wrong). But in 2013, my girls grew up and went to college (Sam and Laressa), Megan opened up a boutique and salon, Andrea and Kayla moved away from Pincher Creek.
I knew it was coming, I should have been prepared for them growing up and getting a life of their own, but it was hard to take none the less. I secretly prayed that something would fall through at the lease stage of Megan's new venture, but unfortunately (for me) she sailed right through. Then I prayed that Andrea would not find a house to rent in Calgary (post flood), but she found one and is spending the winter with her family in Calgary, while her husband attends college. Laressa and Sam are thriving and studying hard and I am the only one that shows up at headquarters on work days anymore! I actually asked myself if I wanted a coffee the other day and answered myself! LOL.
I have had to make some changes to reflect the change in man power and you may have noticed that the website has featured a series of sales and no new kits since the fall. I can not imagine life without kits and customers and the satisfaction that I get from meeting new clients and the challenges of running a scrapbook business in the face of so many industry set backs. Which is why, while we are changing and evolving, we are not quitting!
The calendar kit club will stay the same as it always has been - three new seasonal kits, shipped quarterly. These kits make excellent one page layouts, or with the addition of kit extenders (extra paper and cardstock) they can be a full two page layout. Because I have primarily been the designer for the calendar club for the past two years, I am going to continue on with this club. Many people have indicated that they would like to subscribe to it, seeing as we are unable to continue with the regular club as it previously existed. If you are interested in joining, so that you can get your " kit fix", just let me know, as soon as possible. I WILL NOT be producing more than what is required to fill our subscriber's orders, so you must let me know if you are interested.
Due to the demand this fall, I have sold out of December (Chestnuts Roasting), January (Live The Life That You Imagine) and February (Be Mine) kits. If you would like to join, you would be starting with the next segment of three, which will be shipped in January.
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining, rejoining or trying the club out for three months.
Because I will be shipping quarterly, we will produce a limited number of regular kits that will be released to coincide with bulk shipping in January/April/July and October. I just can't go cold turkey!! If you want to shop and add extra into your box before it goes out, that will be the time. I will still fill orders on a monthly basis and then large shipping will happen the months that the seasonal kits are released.
I am feeling a little lonely, way out here, all by myself - so now that Andrea has passed the reins of the blog back to me, I will be keeping you up to date with all my comings and goings and life without my girls and the happenings at Indian Hill.
Talk to you soon,