Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Finnabair, Helmar & exciting times !!

Where should one begin............... here goes.............
I have been lucky enough to have been selected for a second term on the DT of Helmar & once again be part of the team with an amazing line-up......i feel bit like a cover girl lol !!
Jamie Cripps
Jennifer Evans
Martha Richardson
Julie Tucker-Wolek
Cheryl Boglioli
Grace Lauer
Susan Weckesser
Carisa Zglobicki
Cindy Royal
JJ Sobey
Vicky Alberto
Melanie Forbes
'Rae Cooper' - yep that's me :-)
Michelle Wallace
Amy Lynne Lassiter
Liz Chidester
Jen Erickson
Beck Beattie
Sandie Edwards
Lydell Quin- Our Helmar Challenge and Sketch Artist
Erin Morehouse - Our May Guest Designer
Lisa Wilkinson - Our June Guest Designer
Katie Nolan-Denhan - Our July Guest Designer
Kate Vickers -Our August Guest Designer
Cheryl Walker - Our September Guest Designer
Erika Taylor- Design Team Coordinator
Also Jessica Morales will be doing some amazing videos for us on a regular basis and we wanted to give her a shout out too.

&&&&& another Huge highlight for me - I hosted  "Territory Dreaming" with our STAR being Finnabair!! Words cant explain how special i feel to have had this chance of a lifetime with one of my idols. I learnt so much and had extra time with Finn to play, sight see & just spend time with her - she is such a sweetie and so inspirational to be around - it was like winning the lotto to me and i will be smiling for along time yet - so thanks Finn you rocked my world xxx

Group hug with Finn, Ang, Wendy & Me :-)
My results from playing with Finn until 3 am -  Journal cover :-) 
I used lots of Helmar goodies to get my grunge on !!
Back of my Journal
 Peeks of my Teabag Journal front as its still a work in progress
  Back of Journal
 Industrial Baroque LO
Inky Memories LO done by Finn for me - I'm the little cutie in the front hehe... also starring Jimmy James, Ang & Sammy
 My attempt starring Shani, Billy-Joe & Courtney!! I think i got a bit carried away with the stamps lol.....
and my canvas well its still coming lol................
Now i think its time to get back to reality :-( not fair hey lol !!
until next time take care xx


  1. your projects are amazing, and make so inspired to go create! I'm not sure I could pull off the gorgeous grungy layers, least not that well. This work is just stunning. I'm so envious of your time with Finnabair......wowzers!! :)
    I'm so glad to be on the Helmar team with you! <3 Congrats on another term!

    1. thanks Amy i'm looking forward to this term and working with all you gorgeous girls xx

  2. Congratulations Rae on making the Helmar team again, I know you love your Helmar..............

    1. Yep Helmar, Helmar, Helmar && a huge thanks to you for getting me into this awesome creativity and introducing me to Helmar as i know you love your Helmar too xx

  3. Woo Hoo! Congratulations Rae on your Helmar DT and also on your fantastically well organized and amazing Territory Dreaming weekend. I'm up for a repeat any time. Love your work :) Thanks for everything!

    1. Thanks so much Michele with one L lol....and thank you Floss for coming so nice to put a face to name you rock and cant wait till we meet again xxx

  4. Congratulations on the privilege of being on Helmar's DT again!:) I love their products! You do amazing Art! I'd love to see videos as you create...are you on UTube? Well done you:)

    ~Vanessa W

    1. Hi Vanessa, thanks for your gorgeous comments they inspire me to do better next time xxx... i have to admit videos scare me as i hate my voice and the image i see of myself lol....but i will be trying some soon and if not too bad i'll post lol

  5. Love your industrial baroque - wow!!!

  6. wow Rae truly awesome .. love the colors you have used and all your embellies .. thanks again for a fab weekend .... loved every minute xoxox

    are you selling anything from your store at the moment ????

  7. wow....awesome creations Rae! and Congrats on another term! xxx

  8. Congratulations on the DT thing. Your work is so inspiring and beautiful. I love how you inspire me to not be afraid to be me and just put all those tidbits/notions/dumahickies you love on a cover to make it a masterpiece.