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Showing posts from September, 2015


I can't believe it's been two weeks already since I left to come out to the states to teach, it's flown by.
I started off working the Collins Show in Orlando, teaching the retailers the benefits of WOW! Embossing Powder and working with some great retailers, here's a little snap of the make and take necklaces we did. We added foil for that little bit of opulence.
The show was great, it always is, we're constantly learning from it. Once the show was finished, I had to get ready to travel up to the Carolina's to start my stour tour. 2 States, 4 Stores, 4 Days, 8 Classes, 107 fabulous women The first day was an 8 hour car journey, I wasn't looking forward to this, I mean, who would ??? But it actually went quite quick.
First stop was Scrapbooks by the Sea in Myrtle Beach, fabulous store, fabulous ladies, did an impromptu demo on the same evening as getting there, then did set up ready for the next day of teaching.
Doing a little demoing
A little R and R on Myr…


Having just returned (yesterday) from 4 days away in Portugal teaching at a fabulous event held by Patricia Villas-Boas (yes she is the sister of football manager Andre) but I don't think she plays football :) !!! I got to spend a little time with the lovely Michelle Johnson who works her magic for Stix 2 and she showed me some tricks with their glue gun... So what did I do ??? I made a necklace, of course !!!
It was so quick and simple, it looks gorgeous and it's now packed in my case... Tell you about that in a mo.
I have to say Patricia's hosting skills were amazing she took us to some fab restaurants, and fed us till we could eat no more, but I'm not complaining... Here's just a few snippets of the food sampled.

 What can I say...strawberry purée, ice cream and chocolate !!!

 Manoli and Michelle eyeing up each other's desserts

 The lovely Monica with Portugese cookies on our arrival !! We did do some work whilst we were there... Honest !!!
The beautiful beach…