Saturday, November 10, 2007

Fun with the ladies of

Scrapbook Village. Oh my stars...these ladies were so much fun. Bonnie, the owner of this fun store really knows how to create a crazy kind of fun event. I had the pleasure of joining them for their fall retreat...and I am still laughing!

I had the best group of ladies attend my class on creating your own stamps. They had already had a full day of cropping and shopping...and I am not sure that using some of the E6000 glue didn't put them over the top! (if you haven't ever used this wonderful product -- it will hold just about ANYTHING on a page -- but it also has a very strong smell that can make you a little giddy FAST!).

We were all giggling pretty soon after the class started. I told them -- you are going to leave my class "happy" one way or the other! *ha*



I love the community that happens with scrapbooking. You can't find that community at the "big chain stores" -- the friendships are formed around the tables at your local scrapbook store...and extend beyond the hobby to our everyday lives. I think that is terrific and I am so grateful for my friends that I have made through scrapbooking...they have changed my life and make it full of fun and laughter.

9 comments:

  1. YAY! I'm so glad it went well! I have been reading your posts in email and I am just now seeing the cute things you are selling. i'll have to take a closer look......OH why won't my children go to sleep?

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  2. so much fun seeing what is going on in your life.... you are one crazy busy girl and miss you my friend.

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  3. So glad that things went well. You had plenty of prayers headed out your way! We need to find an hour to use glue together soon. haha ( I meant glue-dots, but what ever you need to use is fine too)
    (May need more glue dots, my daughter has a serious addiction to bling on her lo's!)

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  4. How fun!
    Love the new look of your blog!
    Can't wait to hear more about what you're doing.

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  5. Anonymous7:44 PM

    One of the crazy ladies from your class at the SBV retreat. I'm the one in the light blue zip sweatshirt!

    Thanks so much for the class and I look ever so forward to the show.

    Michelle Hornback

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  6. May I ask a question?
    Did you all marry? I see Jann Gray on everything:)
    Or will that be your last name when you marry?
    Just curious..I had to ask..'cause it was driving me nuts!
    So glad to see you teaching again..as far as scrapping goes!

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  7. HeyJill: We are getting married -- but with the opportunity coming up to do the TV show so quickly, we decided to go ahead and just my married name so there wasn't confusion switching mid-stream.

    Let's me practice! *wink*

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  8. wow wow!!!! it looks like you gals had a total blast. And....perhaps you were a little HIGH too. :)

    You have been on my mind and heart -- so it is good to know that you are well and getting in lots of laughs.

    Hugs
    wendi

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  9. Hey...I just stopped by the website....IT IS AWESOME! Congrats on getting it up. It looks unbelievable and so impressive.

    GIRL YOU GO!!!!

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