September 18, 2010

LOVED working with the Lovely Seniors in West Hartford, CT!

I wish I had taken a pictures from this event!  When I showed the ladies (14 of them) from the West Hartford Fellowship Housing (14 of them!!!) the cards they were going to create.  They seemed a tad overwhelmed.  I heard one lady tell a friend she was going to just do what she wanted with the supplies.  This was my 1st time meeting these ladies, so my heart sank a little thinking they didn't like the design. 

I chose to demonstrate the Thoughts & Prayers set (p. 150 of the Stampin' Up! Idea Book and Catalog).  As soon as I pressed the tree image on the card stock (after using 2 different colored SU Stamin' write markers to ink it), and revealed the gorgeous impression, the room was full of astonishment!  Lots of ooh-ing and ah-ing too!  The ladies were interested and captivated after that! 

I had packets for each that contained everything except the background paper.  I wanted to give them the choice. 

STAMP SETS:  Thoughts & Prayers, Sincere Salutations
INK:  Soft Suede and Old Olive Stamin' Write markers, Marina Mist Classic Ink Pad
PAPER:  Note Cards (Pack of 20, $5.95 - great value!); Whisper white & Soft Suede card stock, and (retired) Designer Series Paper: Bella Bleu
Accessories and Tools: Big Shot (die cutting system), Top Note die, 3/8" Taffeta Ribbon in Early expresso, Scallop Oval Exra-Large punch, 1-3/4 x 7/8" Oval Large punch, Modern Label Extra-Large punch & Word Window Large punch. 


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  2. Nice that you let them choose their own background papers for these lovely cards. I'm following you from Stampin' Connection, #248 on the list

  3. Great cards and so glad they like them! Following you via Stampin Connection.

  4. These cards are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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