Thursday 28 November 2013

Stampin' Up! European Convention - Manchester 2013

Last week I was lucky enough to spend a few days with my fellow Stampin' Up! Demonstrators at the European Convention in Manchester.  It was so much fun spending time with my 'Pinkie' friends, and we got to see lots of sneak peaks of upcoming products and samples.

It was held at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, and was a great location to do a bit of Christmas Shopping at the German Market.
We were lucky enough to stay at the beautiful Midland Hotel, which was absolutely amazing - the breakfast was lovely and a great way to start our busy days!

Now swaps are a traditional part of any Stampin' Up! Event, and as I am so busy at the moment with normal everyday life/work, I decided that I needed to do something simple, but effective.  This is what I came up with:-

They're just little 'Vodka Jelly Shot' pots that I found on the internet, and I just decorated them with a punch of Modern Medley Designer Series Paper and one of my favourite little stamp sets 'A Fitting Occasion'.  I just filled them up with some small sweeties (for that quick sugar rush at convention), and everyone seemed to like them!!

I only made 50 of them in total, but I came home with 50 swaps back and each and every one different to the next!

I was lucky enough to win a PRIZE PATROL during Convention, but unfortunately im not able to share the product with you just yet, as its part of a new Valentines promotion that Stampin' Up! will be running from 1st this space!!

I've got loads more swaps and photos to share with you, so come back at the weekend to see my next instalment!

Until next time.......

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