I’m a dork, and if you have read this blog or met me for any length of time you already know this. Proof today? I went to bed at 7pm with the girls and set my alarm for 1am for Margie’s HSN debut. I did some layouts for her (for this) and maybe I would see them with her. I kept telling myself MAYBE because I know how things can change and how more prep is needed for TV than actually makes it on…
So first off I thought Margie was GREAT! Above you see her holding up one of my layouts (featuring Miss E), and I think that’s Karen’s layout on the right. The Paper Girl kit (and on-holiday which wasn’t shown but is available) is such a great line – and the kit is a good deal.
Me? Last week I was making my contributions and the whole time thinking “NO pressure or anything self, you’re only creating for television” and then I’d have to pretend I wasn’t. I am glad I had such a short turn-around because I think it prevented me from over-thinking or freezing up too much. Just keeping it real here – I was equal parts excited and nervous at such an opportunity with The Girls’ Paperie.
I think one of the things that was most fun about this whole project was that my non-craft friends & family could FINALLY understand a project I was working on. “To be seen on HSN” is something (almost) universally understood, when usually they have NO CLUE what I’m talking about or why I’m excited. They don’t know what it means that I’m on the Girls’ Paperie design team, but they can get ‘made projects for home shopping network’. Cool.
Margie leaning over a page with Becca (glare is bad, I know) and I think the page on right is Nora’s. I don’t care if it makes me super nerd that I set up a stand for my camera in front of the TV and snapped pictures so I’d have images + DVR’d it so I can make Jason watch when he gets home from work in a few hours. I’ve never had my layouts on TV (early AM hours or not), and who knows if I’ll get the chance again.
I know the supply is limited (if you wanted in on the kit) – but if you just want to see full shots/detail shots of my layouts stay tuned. I need to upload + size/edit the images but I’ve got them and I WILL be sharing within the week.
For now I’m going to attempt to go back to sleep.