Friday, July 23, 2010

Mermaids Part 2


Hey dolls,

On with the show.....

Holly
was our first class Friday morning.

Gorgeous!!!

Kim & Holly

 were going to make this beautiful pillow
Here's my pillow
Holly was an amazing teacher.
her kit and class rocked!!!

Next....
The amazing Polka dot pixie herself!


Paper clay class

eeekkk so sweet
to cute.
I learned so much in this class.
My mermaid isn't finished yet.
she's on her way to me in a box.
The ups guy better not steal her.
tee hee!

She even made us each a mini mermaid.
awesome.
i will post when i'm all done with her.

~ALTERED OUTFITS~
Contest!


Sherry Williams
(aka Mama!)

Hosted an altered jeans or whatever contest.

How stinken cute is she???

I altered a dress and flip flops

Cathy and Sherry were both amazing with there altered outfits.
check out those shells.... tee hee
Everyone look darling!!!

~SWAPS~

I hosted an altered bottle swap.
it was a one on one swap.
these ladies blew me away!!!

My bottle from Denise
so sweet.

My bottle from Carole
Love her!!!

Thanks to all the ladies who played in my swap.

Thanks for all the wonderful gifts!
You all rock!!!!

Pure delight!!!!

These are the bottles i made for Denise, Kim and Carole


This was a super fun swap!
Hope you all enjoyed it.

~Christine's SWAP~

I only joined one swap.
I joined Christine Rose Elles'
Necklace swap.
We each had to make 7 flowers in certain colors.
We were then grouped up into sets.


I sent 2 sets, i couldn't decide?
so both went out the door.

Well.....
Looky at our finished project.
AMAZING!!!
Thanks Dolls!!!

Here are a few of the other ladies with there creations

Every single one was amazing!!!
Thanks Christine!

Aahhh for the love of 
chocolate Martini's


tee hee 
love you girls!

Here are some shots from that day.


That night i changed out of my 
"costume"
we hit the second story for dinner


What a fantastic Day!!!

Next up.......

Julie Haymaker Thompsons 
headband  class
&
Melissa Phillips 
altered book class.

Then off to a dinner i planned at 
Magnolia Cafe!


THEN....
Sundays Bus tour, cupcake party & apron winner!

Jam packed weekend.

oxoox,
Jessi

20 comments:

Stevie said...

Fabulous! Love your bottles!

dollybelle said...

Jessi you did the most incredible job of writing about this event! Beautiful beautiful job! And thank you so much for taking all of the pix from my collar swap! ACK! i didn't take a one, and I am so delighted to see everyone with their collars. Glorious bottle swap pix too! Thank you for all my gifties roomie! You are the sweetest! Love yoU!
xoxoox

dollybelle said...

NIce banner too! What a hippy chick! ahahahahahaha

twinkleshabbystar said...

Jess, what an INCREDIBLE post girlfriend!!! I agree with Christine...you did a beautiful job and have the BEST photos with everyone's faces!!!
Incredible capture of our amazing weekend together. Missing all you girls already!!! Thank you sweetness for my beautiful gifts. Im so lucky to call you my dear dear friend!!!! Love you!!! XOXO,Jenn

Holly Loves Art said...

Hi Jessi Girl,
You did a beautiful blog post! I kept thinking... gosh I'm glad I was part of it because I'd be so sad if I weren't! I just love all the pictures, all the swaps... wow that Carole is talented... I missed the bottle swap. I think I was inside working on my mermaid doll! Love your bottle from Denise and what you made too - just wonderful! Thanks for the very sweet shout out about my class. I'm glad you had fun and your pillow turned out so cute!
Hugs,
Holly

Grace said...

Wow! This is just so much to soak in and there is lots more! Fabulous event. Can't wait for more... Grace xoxox

Debby at Romancing The Bling said...

Wow Jessie! Amazing blog posting of the event!!!
You gals are sizzlin with talent! I can't wait 'til your next posting!
I spoke with my sis Jane today and she told me what an amazing time she and everyone had! I have to make it next time, for sure!

Come by for a visit to see what i'm working on.

Have a great weekend!

Debby

Charlene said...

Another FabUlous post Jessi! You are an amazing photographer! Your Bottle Swap was sooooooooooooo much fun. Thank you for putting it together. I LOVED looking at how different each one was. GREAT IDEA! Thanks again! Mermaid Hugs!
Charlene

The Rose Room said...

love your updates Jessi! Looks like a blast, such incredible workshops, swaps etc. Love the altered couture one! divine darling! Rachaelxo

Vintage Blue Studio said...

The bottle swap looked amazing! BTW, that's my "Swap Spot" sign in your photo of Jenny's work, lol! I made that for Art Opera!

Cassandra said...

Oh my! So many beautiful photos! The classes, the swaps. . . it all looks so lovely! I simply must make it to one of Kim's events next year. Thanks for sharing you beautiful photos:)

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

Great pictures!! Wasn't it the BEST???

KathyJ said...

What a great post Jessi!!! You got some amazing photos, it makes me realize how many I didn't get. Maybe I was too busy dodging the camera :) But really wonderful photos...and I love the banner with Christine...too cute!

XOXOXO!

KathyJ said...

What a great post Jessi, you took some amazing photos! It makes me realize how many I didn't get. (maybe I was too busy dodging the camera :)) But really...love your post and all the photos!!!

XOXOXO!

Honey Lamb and I said...

Looks so fun and I see so many friends!!! WIsh I could have made it! Are you going to be at the Creative Connection? Thanks for sharing all the great pics! ~Shelley O.

Rochelle said...

must...get...to...one...of...Kim's...events...you guys have way too much fun it's not fair! lol....
Thanks for sharing the great pictures - it's almost like I was there!
-Rochelle

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SherryRoseBella said...

Oh my goodness, Jessi! It was like going back in time when I was reading your post. It was the best time ever and your pictures are so great! You rock, girl! You were also such a great swap hostess!!
I love ya sweetie!
Sherry aka mom

Nicki said...

Looks like such a fun time!! I love mermaids!! The creativity is amazing!

The Polka Dot Pixie said...

Those bottles are absolutely lovely! And what a great post! It took me right back!