6.20.2008

Scrap St. Louis with For Keeps Sakes!

I was lucky enough to go to St. Louis and enjoy a weekend spent with fellow crafter's. The event was called "Scrap St. Louis" and it was hosted by the fabulous store For Keeps Sakes http://www.forkeepssake.typepad.com/. This is definitely a destination store. It has EVERYTHING a crafter could want and more!!!!! It truly is a mega store owned and ran by some amazing crafter's. Here are some pictures from the event. If you have not been to For Keeps Sakes and are heading on a summer vacation to the St. Louis area, make sure to stop in, you won't be disappointed.

We had a trunk show. I have never been to a trunk show before, but it was such a neat experience. Here is what my table looked like. The suit case is a stinky one but I loved the bars in it for hanging pants. You could hang cards from it too!I was so nervous about my display. I am not good at things like this!!! sweat, sweat!!

Oh, because I am crazy....I soldered 100 charms as a keepsake for the weekend. I used children's dominos as the base and the image was from clipart book with wedding images and borders in it. I bought the book at Michael's.

For the retreat, I taught make-n-takes all weekend. I designed a little mini book to be used on a layout from K and Company's Sea Glass line. We used a matte pad book and a tag pad book, ribbon, and one Grand Adhesion sticker. This is what my table looked like. Here were some cute Kansas City girls. Don't you just love them!!!! CHEESE!
These ladies I had met in my class at For Keeps Sakes back in April. It was good catching up. They would keep me in stitches.

Scrap St. Louis is planned for next year. Contact the store for sign up dates and more information. Thanks for a lovely weekend. Kara

12 comments:

Caleen said...

Lucky girl!! Looks like you had a fabulous weekend.. Love all the things you made and put together.
Wish I could have joined you.I know
you must have put a lot of time and
work into it.. Looks like it was worth it!! )

Anonymous said...

Your table looks lovely. All your things - so pretty. I would have loved to have seen it.
Elizabeth Shea

Sheila R said...

All your things look so lovely! Thanks again for a wonderful charm school class!

Vicki C said...

THERE is that clock!!! I fell in love with that when I saw it at CHA! I think it is one of my very favorite pieces of art ever! LOVE IT!
Glad you had a great time Kara!!

kathy said...

WOW , love to check out your blog --- WAS amazed to see my banner as one who inspired --- Thanks -- it made my day !!!!-- have had a computer down for weeks - so was surfing some of my faves - when i saw it -- Your show setup - too cute -- Love your ideas -- wish i was near to see things in person -- Blessings - Countrychintz- aka - Kathy - GA

Anonymous said...

100 charms??!!! They turned out fantastic! Your display was beautiful as well!

I love checking out your blog, I love seeing all the AMAZING things that you create! You are very inspiring!

Violet

Heather Grow said...

Your display looks amazing. I love how you used that old suitcase. And, how you lifted things off the table so people could see them. And, as always, your creations themselves are eye-catching.

Country Liv . . . said...

Hello Kara! Lovely to visit you again and see all your pretties. I think you did a great job on your display, it made me want to examine everything up close and personal!

I'm glad you are enjoying the shows and not fretting about the weather. The weather has taken center stage in all parts of the world lately and there's nothing much we can do about it.

I'm at home now and so is Kim so get to posting girl so I have something sweet to look at!

Big Hugs,
Liv

Country Liv . . . said...

Hey Sweet Kara! It's me again! I have a little something for you, please visit my blog (http://countrylivs.blogspot.com/) to pick it up!
Big Hugs,
Liv

Couture de Papier said...

OOO! Love the clock!

what's in a name? said...

Your displays are beautiful! I love the suitcase with the cards hanging! Thanks so much for coming by my blog for the give-away! Silver Bella will be a blast won't it? Looking forward to meeting you!
:)Heidi

Sheila R said...

Love your new blog polka dots! Can't wait to go to Silver Bella you and Ali. Hope to see what you have been up to lately.