Saturday, July 21, 2012

Pt 2 landing in America...

Friday the 13th sees me in Carson, California, helping to set up the Stampers Anonymous booth ready for a show. Despite going head over heels, narrowly avoiding breaking every bone, but ending up with a 4in black bruise on my bottom, I soldiered bravely on!!!

What's taking up all the space in the car park...?? he he it's only Ted's RV and trailer.!!!



Saturday was a blast, with non stop demos all day long.






Mr Ted likes to keep it low key.!!





ooh eck...am I turning into Pondering Petunia..??





Thanks to everyone who made the trip to see me.

Sunday I took a plane to Chicago, ready for the start of CHA.

Claudine and I were teaching a 4 hr class on the Monday. Here she is photographing the room.


All set up and ready to go.
















 Ooh what's this..?? A queue for photos..?


Eeek yes it is..!! woop woop...


Then straight onto the booth to add the finishing touches.


















Tim's display on the Advantus booth






Team Tim now includeds the ex gypsie girls, Paula and Debbi.


The man nimself..



The gorgeous Terri..



Interview with Charity Wings...



Heres me pal, the gorgeous Mario.


The gorgeous Finnibar and the Unique Donna Downey.


Seeing Linda is always a joy. And look who else we found...it's only Jim Hankins, The Gerntleman Crafter. And what a gentleman indeed.




Heres the utterly fabulous Dina standing in for me!!





Wheres me hat Mario..??


Wendy Vecchi...love her.


Love this pic of me and Dina


Going undercover for a while


Now on to Boston for fun workshops at Absolutley Everything.

Enjoy xx

28 comments:

Linda Cain said...

Great fun, great pics! Big hugs!

~Linda

Helen said...

Fantastic photos.. now want to go shopping!!

anna christensen crafts said...

Great photo's... it all looks so wonderful. Your displays are gorgeous - rainbow bright xx

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Dyan, Lovely pics of your shows at CHA, I am soooo jealous and wish that I could have been there, it looks as if you all had a fantastic time. Hopefully you can get a rest from your hectic schedule sometime soon ha ha !!!! Loved Ted's RV, looked massive !!! Lots of love from Patricia xx

Kaz said...

Awww it makes us miss you loads and loads!! great photos,loved seeing your adventure so far.....Im still working out how i can squeeze into one of your suitcases!! Safe journey home, ooo and just got your new stamps.....OMG the tashes are fabulous!! thanks HRH xxx

loadsa love

kazx

Sue said...

Lovely pics, all around!

Annie said...

Hi Dyan absolutely fantastic piccies of your recent trips/shows. The booths look fabulous. Wish I could get the chance to attend x received a beautifully wrapped parcel from afth yesterday ( love the hearts and string, which are recycled) got my sharpies and I am ready to play. TFS Annie x

Nancy said...

Awesome awesome, booths, products, fun :)
Hope the bruise is healed!

Sandra Hall said...

Lovin' the story so far - can't wait til you get back and fill in the details...
Missing you loads and needed the vibrant splash of Dylusions in this post :D
Hope your toe is healing nicely x x x

ThePurplePlace said...

Hi Dyan,

-- Thanks for a fantastic day today at "Absolutely Everything". I was so lucky to have been in TWO of your all time "Favorite" classes. WooHoo!!

It was truly a pleasure to meet you and your classes were AWESOME!! I totally love your wonderful sense of humor and how much FUN you made it for us ALL!!

Hoping the rest of your trips goes well and that you have a safe and happy trip back home!!

I loved everything you taught us and I'm so happy I had a chance to meet you...!! It was a BLAST!!

Happy Crafting,
Lisa

saut marulitua said...

great blog and great activity.
should be an inspiration to me

thnks

saut marulitua said...

nice blog

Sue McGettigan said...

Hi Dyan - it was really fun to see you in action at CHA in January, and even more so locally at the RSC in Carson - love your journal pages, I came home with stamps, stencils, and lots of inspiration! Thanks for bringing your very fun vision to local shows like Carson, hope to see you there again in the future.

Anita Houston said...

Love all these pic's!!! Your hair looks fab in red!!! So goes with your wonderful and vibrant personality!!!

Marijane said...

Looks like much fun!!! A whole-lot-o great talent all in one place... wish I was there to watch all the demos!

sixofone aka Leah said...

You look like you were having loads of fun. Wish I was there

Miranda said...

great collection of photgraphs, some of them are hilarious
TFS
hugs
Miranda
(how's your toe?)

Carol Gibson said...

Looks like so much fun! Great pictures
and projects. Thanks so much for
sharing. Can't wait to get my hands
on your new collection.

Michelle Webb said...

Epic pics Dyan, really interesting to see what's happening over the pond. I gotta my hands on your new line they are awesome! Have fun. Michelle x

thekathrynwheel said...

Just reading your blog makes me feel exhausted! It all looks fab - the booth looks amaaaazing!

Lindsay M. said...

YAY Dyan!!!! I had a blast taking your Artful journaling class at Absolutely Everything!!! you are so funny and sweet and talented!!!! Look forward to seeing more of your amazing work!!!!!!!
Thanks again for a fun class!!!!!!!

~Lindsay~

teacakemake said...

I love how bright and fun your samples always are, and your hair colour is amazing Dyan!

isisimaginings.com said...

Fantabulous pics!!!! The samples are completely gorgeous.

REVEREND SAMARA NAVI said...

I absolutely love your hair "lucy!" Well, I bought every one of your stamps yesterday and created my first Dylusions pic today. If you have time, pop over and check it out. If you REALLY have time - please tell me if there if anything you can suggest. Given I am in Canada, the chances of taking your workshops are very little. Dyan, do you do online workshops? You are now my fav!!! Smiles of Joy...Samara. p.s. I have to find lots of challenges to enter this in!!! OH!!!!! Also, could you please put a SUBSCRIBE BY EMAIL on your blog - please please please?

REVEREND SAMARA NAVI said...

I absolutely love your hair "lucy!" Thank you for all those fantastic pics!!! Could you tell me what paper you use? I have been using Strathmore Watercolor or Mixed Media but it doesn't stamp clearly :(. Well, I bought every one of your stamps yesterday and created my first Dylusions pic today. If you have time, pop over and check it out. If you REALLY have time - please tell me if there if anything you can suggest. Given I am in Canada, the chances of taking your workshops are very little. Dyan, do you do online workshops? You are now my fav!!! Smiles of Joy...Samara. ps I have to find lots of challenges to enter this in!!! OH!!!!! Also, could you please put a SUBSCRIBE BY EMAIL on your blog - please please please?

REVEREND SAMARA NAVI said...

Hey! I see my post DID make it yet in my email this morning I got a DELIVERY FAILURE. Sorry for writing the same one over. The only thing I ask in addition:

What paper do you use. I've been using Strathmore Mixed Media or Watercolor and it doesn't stamp well. Thanks. And again, sorry for the multi post. Damn email :)

Laura said...

Love it! Can't wait to get my hands on these! I want evreything....so whimsical and fun. Thank you for all of the pictures, made me feel like I was there.

Laura said...

Love it! Can't wait to get my hands on these! I want evreything....so whimsical and fun. Thank you for all of the pictures, made me feel like I was there.

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