Friday, August 2, 2013

Convention 2013 and a Guest Stamper

Okay, I gave you a run-down play by play from Salt Lake City during Stampin' Up Convention 2013, but I didn't have many photos for you, especially my big moment on stage for earning Rising Star, so I wanted to fill in the gaps a little now that I'm home and have access to the others' photos.

First, I have to show you the awesome Convention bag - a backpack this time!  So handy, and good-looking to boot!

Next I want you to see ALL the free products Stampin' Up gave us:

         JACKPOT!!  YEAH!

Here's some card swapping going on:  I'm in the middle and my up-line, Tamara Casorso,  is on the right, and her up-line, Desiree Spenst is on the left!

Here's some of our group at dinner at Benihana's:

And here's my big moment on stage with Shelli Gardner, the CEO, being recognized as the only Canadian Rising Star this year:

It's really going to be hard to top this year's Convention!

My youngest daughter, Jaimie MacGibbon,  visited with us for a couple of days last week and she created a card for us while she was here.  I loved it so much that I used it for my Big Shot Club as a card project and I wanted to share it with you here:

  • I love her colour choices and that she heat embossed the Chalk Talk image in white Stampin' Emboss powder!
  • I also love the texture she has created using the Chevron Embossing folder on the Whisper White panel and the doily and the linen thread.
  • I made a sample for my class and also embossed the Pool Party flag with the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing folder!  
  • The Pistachio Pudding DSP is from the Designer Series Paper Stacks - In Colours 2013/15.

Stamps:  Chalk Talk (w130631; c130634)
Paper:  In Colours 2013/15 Design Series Paper Stacks (130136); Crumb Cake (120953), Pool Party (122924) and Whisper White (100730) cardstock
Ink:  VersaMark (102283) Pad
Accessories:  Tea Lace Paper Doilies (129399); Linen Thread (104199); White Stampin' Emboss Powder (109132)
Tools:  Chevron Embossing Folder (127749); Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder (117335); Chalk Talk Framelits (129983); Heat Tool (129053)
Chalk Talk Bundle (Stamp Set and Framelits)

Chevron Embossing Folder

In Colour 2013/15 Design Series Paper Stacks

Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder

VersaMark Pad

White Stampin' Emboss Powder

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