My ladies surprised the socks off me at our demo meeting last night. I'm still not sure who to blame...er, um... THANK for organizing the surprise birthday party, but it really was fun. Who doesn't love a balloon bouquet? And fresh flowers and cards... and the cheesecake was an inspired touch! Plus other handmade gifties and even a gift certificate for a massage. WOW!
I can't thank you enough for the presents--but your friendship is your greatest gift to me.
We had a fantastic meeting (and photos of it, thanks to Cristy!). There was SO MUCH to share--all my Leadership goodies and photos, plus we had to talk about all the news from that event. I didn't even get to the slideshow of my Leadership 2012 My Digital Studio album, which I had raced to get done before the meeting! Many thanks to Penni for finishing up my Make N Takes from Leadership, so we had those to show off. I get so distracted jumping up to greet old friends at these things, I never finish them. This time I barely even started!
Cristy provided this cute little Valentine treat folder and teeny tiny card using the new Hearts Collection Framelits as one of our Make N Takes. Newly adopted demo Sarah provided a great butterfly Make N Take as well, and Kathy A. couldn't make the meeting but sent along a great magnetic bookmark for us.I sure appreciate everyone who contributed to the meeting!
My Make N Take for the evening was this windowed double gatefold card using the Sale A Bration reward set Outlined Occasions. It's a lot easier to do than it looks--stay tuned for a mini photo tutorial.
Well, that's it for now--I'm off to do the last school Valentine party today. We're going to be making "love" banners with the second grade, so hopefully I will remember to take some pictures. I was too busy last Friday running the Big Shot non-stop with 24 third and fourth graders who were enamoured of the heart Framelits!
Mr. Jones said he was delighted that another Zwolanek was coming up through the ranks next year and that he would have my services available again : ) There's definitely some perks to having a Stampin' Up demonstrator in your parental pool of talent!