Photos from the Craft & Hobby Mega Show

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Cards I made for the designer showcase booth.

I spent last weekend at the 2014 Craft and Hobby Mega Show. I was one of the designers in the iloveToCreate booth. I’m so proud, because our booth always ROCKS with creativity and wow factors. Here are a slew of pictures!

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iLovetoCreate hosted a cool event called “Creative Refresh” for bloggers and designers to relax and get pampered.

 

Here is a video showcasing our new Tulip Hair Chalks!

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This is a scarf I made for the designer showcase. I used different white natural fibers (wool, rayon, silk, cotton) and dyed them!
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Part of our booth display included the painted beach balls. Yes, we blew a lot of them up manually before the show!
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Rupert from Survivor is our new tie-dye spokesman! He was there at the show demoing our tie-dye and people LOVED him!
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Wild art piece made from a yoga ball and Tacky Glue bottles!
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Rupert and I in front of the table I painted!
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Pattie Wack’s adorable bike!
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Susie from our iLovetoCreate design studio made this!

 

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I was supposed to give a pep talk at our Creative Refresh event but for whatever reason, it didn’t happen. But I plan to make a blog post, because I put together some really great info!
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Me with one of my besties, Denise from Pearmama.com
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One of my longtime crafty amigas, Lisa from Cultured Expressions.
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My table display!
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The best picture ever! Vickie Howell, Jennifer Perkins, Wendy Russell, Traci Bautista, and moi!
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Vickie attempts to teach me how to arm knit – and yes, I really did learn! It’s easy!
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I was on a panel on how to teach online workshops. with Traci Bautista, Julie Fei Fan Baltzer and Joe Rotella.
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I made a piece for Tim Holtz’s Designer Challenge! I used his new fabulous mixed media Distress Paints!
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My dear friend, Rina, from Mothership Scrapbook Gal made a blogger travel goodie bag for me!
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Hanging out with some awesome peeps! Steve and Cathie, Ed roth, Jenny and Aaron!
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In our iLoveToCreate booth we had an artist in residence stage. I cut stencils and made glittered canvases.
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Pattie Wack’s mannequin and my canvas in progress.
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Alexa from Swell Designer made these cool mixed media quote art canvases.
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We had a formal gala and Alexa gave me her sequined shawl to wear!

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What an awesome show!

 

Love & light,


2 Responses

  1. Congratulations on a perfectly beautiful presentation, you incredible, amazing, and wonderful artist!
    love, jean

  2. love your photos of show,especially of you,always looking so truly happy.love the skull display table. 🙂

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