Sunday, April 26, 2009

Calgary Regionals Rocked!!!

I had an amazing time at the Calgary Regional Celebrations for Close to my Heart! From meeting Jeanette and her amazing team from Salt Lake City, classes filled with a wealth of information, beautiful inspiring artwork, all the incredible consultants I met (new and old), right down to give aways, contests, and swaps. My mind is racing trying to retain everything I learned. I made new friends and strengthened existing friendships, I laughed soooooo much, o.k. sometimes I snorted, I cried during presentations and screamed with excitement over so many things. It was fast paced and exciting, and it was everything I expected it would be and so much more. I will defiantly be doing this again. I'm going to share some of the artwork we did and my contest layout tonight. I will try to get to the photos tomorrow.
These two cards were made using the Stardust pp, same design with the other side of the paper.
This layout is done with the daydream pp, this is my least favorite pp of the spring idea book, but I'm loving this layout and can't wait to add my photos. I love it when that happens.
Sneak peak alert.
This layout was made with the new Back Country pp, Stickease, Dimensional Elements In Colour-Adventure, the Campin' Fever ss, and The Workshop on the Go guide. I Love It! I really am loving the wotg.
I sigh when I look at this pp. Unforgettable. Need I say more? Can you tell this is my favorite pp from this idea book? There are some really cute elements in this lo.
The last thing I want to share in this post is my layout for the contest. We had to use the Fancy Cuts Botanicals. The layout had to include journaling and photos. I didn't win but I was in the top five chosen personally by Jeanette and her team. The consultants then got to vote and the winner was fellow consultant(from the Ottawa area:)) and friend, Connie M. She is so incredibly talented and it was a pleasure and an honor to be in the top 5 with her and the 3 other ladies! These layouts knocked my socks off!!! Congrats to everyone!


Jen said...

I am soo proud of you for making top 5! That is awesome! You know how much I love this LO and I'm sure yours was the best!

Anonymous said...

You ROCK!! I'm only gonna say it one more time: "I told ya so" LOL!!! Baaaaaaa!!!

Jamie Harder said...

Hi Sam! It was awesome to meet you!! Congrats on being top 5!!! I didn't ever know which layout was yours...this is amazing! Must have taken a lot of work:)

Wendy Dodds said...

You rock sista! Love your layout, you did such a tremendous job on it, and I mean it when I say you are exceptionally talented. I am lucky to have spent such an incredible weekend with you. Love ya!
PS Baaaaaaaaa!

Mama of 2 said...

Thanks for sharing...they are beautiful LOs!

Lori said...

Looks like you had a lot of fun. I went to the one in Arizona and we did the same layouts. I would have loved to go to Calgary. You did a great job on your layout.

LuLu said...

I am so glad you left me a comment! it brought me to your blog and I love your scrapbooking pages.... I'm not a wallflower page is amazing!!! I wish I could sit down and do this... i love to buy the papers and all the accessories and then I drop the ball about putting it all together... you've inspired me. :)
thanks for the sweet comment!

pammiewhammie said...

Samantha I VOTED for your layout!!!!!!!!!! Sorry you didn't win but I thought it was GORGEOUS! There were so many awesome ideas in the artwork presented! Now just to remember them all! Thanks for sharing your layout!

Jane ... said...

Congrats on being in the top 5 with your fancy cut botanicals--very, very pretty layouts! I enjoyed browsing your blog too, and will visit often. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog! Happy Mother's Day!