Cathy had a list of tips & tricks that she went over with all of us with years of experience as a stamper and all the wonderful tips & tricks that come with stamping. Everyone was very interested and agreed with all of her presentation, well done Cathy!
Next I was up to demonstrate and have the girls complete the "Ink Blowing Technique". If you missed this in a earlier post, the step-by-step instructions can be found HERE.
This is the card we made:
Cathy showed us how to alter clothespins and we all made 2 of them. Aren't they cute?
Jeannine had us all make this adorable treat/goodie/gift card holder:
Isn't the gold embosssing so elegant? And below are 2 other items that you can add to coordinate the holder. A card and a bookmark. All of these 3 items were shown at convention this year. The bookmark fits inside of the holder:
The photo's below are all Stampin' Up! products used in projects on display for everyone to get inspiration and ideas from:
Adorable name tags made by Cathy Autrey:
And various photo's of our Maine Stampers:
As you can see, we had an awesome day of creating, socializing, eating and getting to know each other. It was a blast! Thanks to all the new friends I've made. Being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator is just wonderful! Won't you join my team to find out!