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Old 12-01-2016, 04:34 AM   #1  
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Hi everyone,

I've been lurking on SCS for the past two years but I've finally decided to make my first post. I've learned so much from this community that its probably time I start giving back, hehe.


So a little about me....I moved to Germany from Kentucky 3 years ago with my German husband. I like it here of course, but it do get a little homesick from time to time.


Especially about the craft stores! Germans just don't do crafting in the same way we Americans do. There are a few craft stores but they are more all purpose DIY with generic yarn, styrofoam, jewelry bits, etc. There are no brand names like Heidi Swapp, Ranger, WRMK....to get that stuff I have to import it in from the UK or America.


But they do have Stampin Up, so I'm very happy about that!


Anyway, thats enough about me. I just wanted to say hello and thank you all for the tutorials, answers, and information over the past few years.


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Old 12-01-2016, 09:05 AM   #2  
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Welcome from Kentucky! Glad you have started posting. Jump in and enjoy.
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Hi from Wisconsin!

This is such a great place as you probably know. Looking forward to seeing more of your posts now that you've decided to take the leap. LOL!


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hey ladies, thanks for your welcome! I look forward to chatting with you more.
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Hi and welcome!!

I imagine that was a shock to move away! I hope you can get settled into a good crafty community in Germany - I love the German SU blogs - there are some great crafters over there!

I'm happy you're here - please let me know if I can help you with anything!
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Old 12-03-2016, 07:11 AM   #6  
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Welcome from Kentucky! Glad you have started posting. Jump in and enjoy.
Oh! I just realized that this meant you are from Kentucky too! Hehe, sorry. Which part are you from?




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Hi and welcome!!

I imagine that was a shock to move away! I hope you can get settled into a good crafty community in Germany - I love the German SU blogs - there are some great crafters over there!

I'm happy you're here - please let me know if I can help you with anything!

You are so right Lydia, it was a big culture shock. But living in a different country has really helped me grow and develop as a "person on Earth" as opposed to just thinking about myself as "American."


I am super glad for the SU community over here. I'm surprised you are familiar with the German SU blogs - do you speak any German? Also, I'd love to hear some of your favorites. One can never have too much inspiration, right?


Anyway, thanks for the welcome!


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