Attending the Stampin Up Convention is not only a great way to learn and create, but its also so much fun, hanging with my team and friends from all over the world.
This year, my team and I wore our Pink Pineapple Paper Crafts t-shirts to the opening session. Many groups do the same and dress in their team outfits. Gretchen, Lori and Kathy definitely look pretty in pink, don't you think?
We loved hanging out with our friends from the Aloha state. They are always so friendly and fun and bring a ray of sunshine along with them.
We of course enjoyed swapping with them and my friend, Linda Bauwins team- here's a look at all the gorgeous swaps from our Warm and Fuzzy Breakfast party.
There are always tons of sample boards and such great techniques and art to absorb. Lori was blown away with her first Convention and all the amazing ideas and techniques.
Catching up with my team and enjoying a dinner or two together is always a highlight. Here we are at The Roof Restuarant overlooking Temple Square in SLC, Utah.
Meeting up with my demonstrator friends is something I really look forward to, as I only get to see them once or twice a year. This is my friend Robyn from Utah- we go way back- we are Stampin Up Advisory Board sisters.
A fun group of friends from the East Coast to the Pacific - Me, Cindy, Linda, Mary Ellen and Tami.
Of course there are always prizes and gifts. Check out the "all attendee" give away- hint: its a sneak peek from the New Occasions Catalog 2018!
The excitement of the crowd and the energy is contageous.
There was also a special dinner, entertainment and training for some of us. Kim, Cindy, Meg and Missy are the sweetest!
I was so happy that my downline Kathy was able to attend this special Centre Stage event with me this year.
Gifts- did I mention all the gifts that I hauled home? Wow, its always fun to unpack all of this joy! Can you see the new stamp sets that are coming in January???
That wasn't all. This year, after Convention, my friends, Lynsay, Meg and Cindy flew to NYC to celebrate Megs birthday. Here we are at the top of the Freedom Tower, tallest building in the country... 1776 ft high. It was a great ending to a fabulous Stampin' Up! friends trip.
More sneak peeks of the upcoming Occasions Catalog 2018 coming soon!
Until the next time...
Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!