Friday, September 17, 2010

SCRAPFEST!! (First Day)

Hi everyone!

I cannot tell you how much fun the first day of Scrapfest was! This was the huge, monster sign that greeted us when we arrived in the rotunda at the mall.






I met up with Linda, Anne, and Anita in the morning and we went directly to the Hero Arts Make-n-take booth.




There sat the Hero Arts artists! It was so fun to actually see them in person!




We were the first ones there and got to do our make-n-take right away, no standing in line! Yay! Here's Anne working hard on her card.




Here's Anita, working on her card.




Then we ran into Jenn and her friend.




And here's Anita, Linda, Anne and I after the Make-n-take.




And here's the card we all made. So cute!



We split up at that time because Anne and I had to head back to the Rotunda for the Tim Holtz class! We were so excited! While we were waiting in line for the class to start, we ran into Sarah! I recognized her right away!




Anne and I got to sit right up front, not 5 feet from Mr. Holtz! We made the most amazing project and laughed through the whole class! He is so cute and very funny! We really did sit this close to him! I did not zoom in at all with the camera.




I turned around and saw Latrice! So fun!




Here I am working on the tiny, little project.



And here is what we made. A teeny, tiny, mini-album! It is so cool!




We were all finished and guess what? We got to take a picture with the one and only himself! He was so nice!




He let everyone keep the supplies we used in class and gave us all a gift!



Look closely. That tiny bottle is a new small size of Glossy Accents that is also refillable. And as you can see, Tim was very generous and gave us each a big pack of Grungeboard and one of his new Christmas embossing folder sets that aren't even in the stores yet! What a guy!



The Hero Arts classes were next on the agenda, but this is getting so long already. I need to go and make dinner, do laundry and be with my family a bit. So I will post the rest of my first day at Scarpfest in the morning. I'm not heading to the mall until afternoon tomorrow. I also promise to take more photos because tomorrow night we are all going to have dinner together! Have a wonderful night and stop by tomorrow for the rest! :)

33 comments:

Lin said...

Thank you, Barb! Wonderful seeing all your pretty faces! Looks like you had a great first day and I look forward to "more reports from the front"!! Hugs!

Tanya said...

Sounds like you are having a blast, love seeing all the hero art flickr faces! Looking forward to more pictures!

Nat said...

oh wow Barb!!! Seeing these photos and all the fun just made my day!! Love the little mini album you made it`s soooo beautiful!! Great photo of you and Tim he does seem like such a nice guy. Enjoy everything scrapfest has to offer and please post more photos!! :)

Kathy Wade (krolski) said...

I love seeing all the pics Barb! Thanks for sharing. It looks like a blast! Enjoy every minute of it!

Anne said...

Barb it was so fun to finally meet you (your a sweetheart) and hang out together going to classes and shopping for the day! Can't wait to see you again tomorrow!

Suzanne C said...

I am so happy for you that you got to enjoy all that fun! Love your mini book and your card from HA is fun. Yeah for you!

Mitt said...

Barb-What fun! I'll bet you had a smile on your face all day long! And now you are friends with the famous! Can't wait to see what you make with the new stuff! Enjoy!

Nancy said...

Oh wow....how wonderful to see photos of all my blog and flickr buddies together! I can tell you are enjoying every moment and having a great time. Keep the photos coming, I'm so wishing I was there with you.
I got your little package in the mail today, it put a huge smile on my face! Thank you, what a sweetheart you are!
blessings!

alexandra s.m. said...

Thank you for sharing Barb!
I've enjoyed reading your post so much ;-)

Rosemary said...

looks like you all had such a fun day! so wishing i was with you! the t!m holtz mini album is just darling! thanks so much for sharing your day!

Dwita said...

Oh Barb.. you're so lucky to meet these wonderful people in person. Especially you could join classes with them. Amazing event, fabulous moment. And now I can see you yourself... You're wonderful, Barb... TFS. Hugs.

Btw, the header of your blog is indeed the autumn. Love these leaves turning colors.

Virginia L. said...

What can I say....? YOU take such FABULOUS photos, Barb! I felt as I if I'm right there with ya ( I wish...)!! Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us! Tim is so cool and so are YOU!

GrammySue's Creations said...

Wow Barb, It sure sounds like you had lots of fun. The photos are great and I am glad that you got to meet Tim Holtz and some of the Hero Arts people. thanks for sharing your pictures with us. Have a great day tomorrow and have a wonderful weekend. Take care and God bless. Hugs to you.

Heather Maria said...

Barb, thanks so much for your report and posting all your brill photos - it's nearly as good as being there! It looks and sounds like you had a fantastic day. Love your mini album and card! Can't wait for your next post! Have fun!

kath said...

wow barb thanks for sharing your fab day at scrapfest meeting up with all those lovely friends....I am green with envy at your time spent with TH but hey my turn in February when I will be taking a 4 hour class with the big guy.....hugs kath xxx
Love the mini album and all your TH goodies

walchowDesign said...

Wow! Barb, you seems to be having lots of fun at the mall and meeting all the HA friends! Looking at the photos makes some of us drooling for such an event!!

CinnamonSally said...

Lucky , lucky you Barb having all this happen so close to where you live. Such fun seeing all the photographs, you certainly got to meet alot of people from the flickr group. Wish I could have been there to. Looking forward to seeing more photos, thanks so much for sharing this with us.
Hugs
Sally

pia overgaard said...

Oh aren't you the lucky ducks :) Love all the photos - thank you so much for sharing! Enjoy the rest of the scrapfest! Hugs, pia

Lucille K said...

Oh, thank you so much for the pix and fun comments Barb. You all look so happy :)

Froggietalks said...

What a great set of photos!!! I hope you're having as much fun as it looks like you're having.

Sue McRae said...

Looks like a great start to the weekend Barb!

Rachelle said...

Wow what fun and how exciting! I'm jealous, but very happy for all the fun you ladies are having!

Dawn said...

Barb -totally amazing. I wish I could have been there!!!! So much fun.

donna mikasa said...

Oh, Barb! Thanks for sharing such great photos of Scrapfest! You got to meet so many wonderful friends and celebrities! You must still be on Cloud 9!

Simone said...

Aww im so jealous! Looks like soo much fun! Soo glad you are having a wonderful time and thanks for sharing the pics!

Jenn Biederman said...

Loved seeing your photos, Barb! Going to check out the others right now. I'm home now...and exhausted!! :) Looking forward to sleeping in my own bed tonight. So good to have met you & hope to see you again next year!

ivy said...

what an amazing time you had! to meet all thees bloggie & flickr friends is a chance of a lifetime! so glad you got to experience so much and meet the HA artists and tim holtz! that is an amazing 'party favor' bag to take home!

Sarah said...

Great pics, Barb! Makes me miss you all already...

Jacqueline said...

Looks so wonderful! So glad you had a happy, good time with the girls and the Hero Arts ladies! Loved seeing these photos!

Jennifer said...

So much fun to see all of these! And so glad you all had a wonderful time - Thank you for sharing Barb :)

Deirdre said...

Oh wow, what amazing photos you took.... it looks like you had an absolute blast.... wow. Adore what you created too.... so fun.

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

TFS, Barb! Looks like you had a blast! One of this day I hope I get to attend Scrap Fest!

Kathy said...

What an awesome post Barb!!! I almost feel like I was there. Thanks for taking so many photos.