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>> Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Hi Everyone,
What a week it's been since I last posted...Whew!  It was exhausting and totally fun :)  Before I share, let me show off a card that includes a couple of the latest stamps from DRS Designs. I think you'll agree, they are so super cute :)
The base was stamped with the Marshmallow Background, in a white pigment ink on a dark brown background.  After stamping the Toasting Marshmallow and coloring it with my Copic markers, I die cut it with my Nestabilities Labels One die and added a bit of paper piercing around the layer for some interest.
The Mini Marshmallow was stamped multiple times to create that border piece and the I Melt for You greeting was layered in colors to match the card itself.  Both of these stamps can be found in the new releases here.  Looking back at this picture, I wish I had added a bit of glitter to the flames.  How could I have let that go?  Me and my love of bling...What was I thinking?  Thank goodness the cuteness of the stamps make up for the lack there of :)
I mentioned in my post last week that DRS Designs was coming to a stamp show in the greater Cleveland area, and a couple of my design team mates and I were fortunate to be able to attend! 
What a thrill it was to meet these talented ladies in person, as well as have the privilege of doing a demo with Jennifer our DT Coordinator at the DRS Designs booth.
Here is a photo of the booth (well, most of it anyway) and our demo/make n take area in the front:
It was so, so cool seeing my design team mates cards in person on that back wall.  I know we all post them to the blogs, but there is nothing like seeing them up close.  Wowza! So impressive!
And a close up of the Argyle Background & Argyle Diamond stamps that were our demo:
I love these stamps!  I've used them so many times this year...Do you have them?  No?  Let me remind you what I've done with it:
See what I mean?  Cute, right?! 
And lastly, here is a photo of us.  I think I promised Sue that I wouldn't put it on Facebook, but I don't remember promising not to put it on the blog...Ack!  Please forgive me Sue ;)  
 Shelia, Me (Karin), Jennifer, Sue
I was lucky enough to have Shelia and Jennifer stay in the area Saturday, so after the show they both came to my house  for a night of food and stamping.  I was in heaven! So. Much. FUN!  It was midnight before we knew it!   I only wish we all lived around the corner from each other, so that this could happen on a regular basis :)  Next time it needs to be all of us DT ladies...Hear that, Julie, Pam and Janett??!  You were missed :)
Thanks so much for peeking in on the blog today and remember to join us for our challenges every Thursday!
Have a good one :)


Janett said...

Karin, Your card is so cute. I enjoyed reading about the show and seeing everyone. I'm so glad you girls had a good time.

Shelia said...

Karin, love your marshmallowy card!! Great use of all the stamps. Your blog post was so fun to read!! I did have a great time there. Thanks for hosting us. We do need to get together again before too long! :-)

Jennifer E. said...

What a great blog post Karin! Loved seeing all your cards. You work that Argyle stamp so well! Thanks again for having us over. It was a great time and I'm looking forward to stamping with all of you again...soon!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Great pics, Karin, and such a cute marshmallow card! Looks like y'all had a blast. What fun!

Sue said...

Love your marshmallow card Karin! Not only a wonderful layout, but your strip of mini's is adorable!

I can't thank you (and Jennifer and Shelia) enough for all your hard work last weekend - I'm just sorry I didn't get to stay and play with you all. I'm counting on next year though....

Pam said...

Thanks for this wonderful post. It was nice to see all the pics and of course, I love all of your work. I am not always the best at commenting. I want to be better;)

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