Wow what a weekend! So lovely, such a HUGE!!! deal for me, believe me, I loved every moment, I may have looked a little 'distant' at times but I had to keep pinching myself to make sure it was actually real, Something I have dreamed of for so long, actually taking place! I just kept looking around at everyone, watching them all interacting with one another and crafting together, passing on their knowledge.
We had lovely demonstrations by Hazel and Barbara, Hazel showed us her gift basket skills and Barbara
showed us how she made her Coffee Filter Flowers, genius, I can't wait to have a go! Sue has the Coffee filters all ready to go! Patricia also showed the ladies how to make impressive paper flowers and even provided a gift bag for everyone to make up to put the flowers on!
Thank you ladies for sharing your knowledge.
No Norah, I can't quite believe how many things you donated for the raffle, quite unbelievable, you are so very kind, the greatest gift however would have been to have you there with us xxx
My prize was a gorgeous Lidl card pack and some pearls, it has some lovely papers in that I am looking forward to using on my Christmas cards. I was so delighted that Sue got the Score board and dvd, she doesn't have a score board so I know she will absolutely love using it!
Norah please thank Tammy for finding our hotel, the Seminar Room we had was perfect for crafting and we didn't even make that much mess! Thank you too to you and Patricia for wrapping the raffle prizes and carrying them in your luggage all the way from Scotland xx
Ladies all I can say about the wonderful ladies that I met this weekend is that they are every bit as lovely and funny as they are on the blog, such a fantastic bunch of ladies!
Christine if you look in we are holding our Notelet Holders on the above photo, this was our Friday night project, although those of us that we a little more tired finished ours on Saturday morning. We missed you very much but it was lovely to have the kit to play with in your absence! \Thank you for your kindness xxx
Sadly our Stampin Up demonstrator failed to appear, no message, just no show!! The best part of it was that the flowers that Barbara showed us how to make were made with a Stampin up punch and several of the ladies wanted to buy it, at £19.99 each thats a lot of lost sales!!
But we had so much going on that we didn't really miss the demo!
It really was a fun packed weekend, thank you all for making my dream turn into a reality! xxx
Now the photo above is of all of us on the Sunday morning! Back row from right to left......
Hazel, Pat, Myra, Maria,Patricia, Diane and Cheryl, Front row from right to left........
Maureen, Me, Barbara, Jess, Sue & Brenda !
Today's Man card has been designed and created by Anne, using a Lily of the Valley image and Creative Expressions Bevelled Striplet Die, designed by Sue Wilson. Anne has decoupaged the little lad and his paint splashes, making the card 3D and look fabulous.
Thank you so much for Sharing your fantastic man card with all of us xxx
I hope that all of you lovely ladies got home safely xxx
That is all from me for today, today will mostly be a 'bed' day, I am exhausted, but for once it was so worth it and I would do it again in a heart beat, (but not for a couple of weeks) hahaha
Love and hugs