Inspiration (aka Team Stamping Day Review)

Published by under general chat | Jul 30 2009

Well, it’s taken a few days to update the blog after the HUGE weekend!! An amazing day with my team on Saturday, a workshop with Carly and friends (‘wave’ to the girls) on Sunday followed by a work reunion. Monday gave me the chance to catch up with family in Melbourne. It was a rare opportunity to be in the big smoke on my own so I really made the most of it!

As promised, I’m here to share some of the fun we had on Saturday. What an amazing group of talented, creative, caring, funny and friendly demonstrators I have the privilege of knowing in my downline group of EurekaStampers.

EurekaStampers team day attendees

Thanks to Louise our budding photographer for taking this photo!
Back row: Ali, Anna, Jodie, Lorinda, Deb, Kathy, Simone, Maureen, Tracy, Maree – we can just see her hiding there, Kerri
Front row: Alicia, Wendy, Elissa, Juliana)

We exchanged our swaps first. Some fantastic new ideas and inspiration here….


After a chat and cuppa the very talented Maree from Clunes shared her amazing faux-button technique. Yes, she taught us how to make our own buttons using all Stampin’ Up! products which then make beautiful co-ordinated embellishments for our projects! WOW!

We also saw some great cards for blokes.

Tool Card 

Maree provided us with everything needed to make a clever bulldog clip photo stand! This is one of her finished products.


Tracy's brayer demonstrationWe had a yummy shared lunch (complete with stamped serviettes, much to Juliana‘s amusement), and then Tracy Penn from Berwick showed us some very effective brayer techniques.

She created a demo piece, and I had to laugh because it was the rooster stamp that I’ve been struggling to love. Well, the sample piece really caught my eye so I had to take it home. Stay tuned for a future blog post about this!

Maureen Crameri from Camperdown demonstrated a great mini album showcasing the ultrafine SuperNova glitter and heat & stick powder. And we all got to make one! Stunning.

Maureen's Mini Album

Juliana Main demoingJuliana Main (from Vic/NSW border) shared her WOW technique: Pulling Pastels. And it definitely was a WOW! She also gave us some scrapbooking tips to help us cardmakers   It’s true! If you can make a card you really can make a scrap page.

We also had a Tool Table set up. We played with all the tools in the catalogue, including the spritzer (to make a beachy bookmark), wheel guide (mitred corners), cropadile, etc, etc. Another make-&-take was a card from the Simply Sent Card Elements kit.


Finally there was the Punch Deck to make. Who doesn’t Luuuuuurve punches!




Pheww!! What a great day! Do you want to join us next time?

If you’ve been thinking about joining our fab group of papercrafters as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, ask for an obligation-free info pack.  We can get together and have a chat about how it all works.

Oh, just a quick reminder that our All Occassions Stamp-A-Stack is on this Friday July 31st. I can fit in just one more stamper! Email me to snap up the last spot.  

Happy stamping,



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5 Responses to “Inspiration (aka Team Stamping Day Review)”

  1. Tracyon 30 Jul 2009 at 1:22 pm

    What a great day we all had and the photos really make it – thanks again Simone for being such an inspiration to us all and a great leader!
    Here’s to Regionals! Love Tracy x

  2. Maureenon 30 Jul 2009 at 5:23 pm

    Is this what addicted is…..after such a jam packed day, lots of laughter, good friends and fabulous ideas….I just want more!!

    Thanks Simone for a truly wonderful day, you are amazing. Hope you’ve managed to rest up a little.

    Can’t wait to get together again.


  3. Julianaon 30 Jul 2009 at 11:18 pm

    What a great day had by all, cant wait for the next one
    love Juliana

  4. Jenny Myerscoughon 02 Aug 2009 at 1:00 pm

    Looks like you all had a ball. Thanks for sharing your wonderful day with us.

  5. kerrion 08 Aug 2009 at 11:23 pm

    Hi Simone!
    What a great bunch of ladies to get to know! Ali and I had a ball and learn’t lots of new ideas!
    thanks for another great day, cant wait till the next one with my new recruit!

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