It has been quite a week. In fact, I have been working so hard, I forgot to post!
Of course, my blog isn’t the only thing that has been neglected. I think every surface of my home is piled with clutter and the laundry hamper is overflowing. I am sure I will get to all of that in time …
I have several projects to share with you over the coming days, but first I wanted to share my weekend fun. I spent Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Great Lakes Mega Meet (and spent Sunday recovering from the lack of sleep, 10 hours of standing on concrete each day, caffeine and the stress of driving, or sitting, in rush-hour traffic each day). It was wonderful to see people I hadn’t seen in a while, get tons of ideas and meet some paper-crafting celebrities. While most of my time was spent working in the Globecraft & Piccolo booth, I did escape for a few minutes to see Melissa Frances.
She has launched a new line of rubber stamps (I bought one, of course).
Melissa showed me how to make these amazing flowers (although I neglected to get a photo of her)
And I bought some of these beautiful embellishments to experiment with (I have an idea)
Then I found time to visit with Wendy Vecchi …
I learn so many new ideas and great tips every time I watch her … These are a few of her samples … I can’t wait to order a few more of her stamps and stencils (they sold out at the show)Tim Holtz was there, too …
Here are a few samples from him …
And, I got to meet Mario! He was so nice and made me feel like it was an honor for him to meet me!
I also spent some time in the Michigan Scrapbooker Magazine booth. One of my friends insisted on getting my autograph, which cracked me up so much I had to take a photo … here is Carol with the autographed copy of my article in this month’s magazine.
This year’s Mega Meet was one of the best ever. Thanks for letting me share some of my excitement! (if you have e-mailed me a question, I am getting to it. I had 295 e-mails when I got back and I am still working my way through them all!)
Wow, Candy! Can I have your autograph too? Remind me to get it the next time I see you. Before you know it, people will be lined up to see you too! Glad you had a great time.
it was fun to see you again!