I know I just posted team meeting swap cards recently … that’s because I was so behind on my blog posting! I’m trying to stay more on top of it these days. Our May team meeting was so much fun! I got to meet a new teammate, Lydia, who is part of Christina’s downline. It was great to spend some time with her and get to know her a little. We missed Christina, who couldn’t join us, but we made sure that we put aside a swap card and some handouts for Lydia to pass on to her.
Here’s the swap card that I gave out. I wanted to use the True Gentleman DSP (just LOVE this paper …. sadly, it’s now retired) and a new fun fold I’d just discovered. It’s a diagonal easel fold card, but with a variation; I’ll be sure to share a tutorial on it soon. It’s very simple and very effective!
Claire gave out a stunning butterfly card using the Beautiful Day stamp set and some products from the gorgeous new Share What You Love suite. I don’t know if you can tell from the photo that the butterfly is stamped on vellum and coloured in with markers to create a stained glass effect. And I love the composition she created by cutting a doily in half! Lovely job as always, Claire!
After taking care of the business part of our meeting, we got to do some stamping … in fact, a lot of stamping! I’d had the bright idea (?) of printing out new charts to show the full list of Stampin’ Up! colours, and all three of us chose a favourite stamp and tried out ALL of my inkpads to fill in the sheets for ourselves. The completed sheets make a terrific guide for my crafting studio! It sure highlighted for me that I need to complete my collection and buy the final four Neutrals that I am missing!
And no team meeting would be complete without recognition! Both Claire and Christina have now reached their 6-month milestones, so I gave each of them a card using a really cool new fold I just learned (and yes, tutorial will follow!) Remember that fabulous Springtime Foil paper that was available during Sale-a-Bration? I have a little bit left, and made good use of it here!
I’m always looking for new members to join my team! If you’d like to know more about how to work your own hours, have fun, meet new people, and craft your heart out, let me know!