Blue Mountain Weekend Retreat Recap

The end of May my friend Anna and I held our first retreat and it seemed to be a hit with those who attended.  It’s taken me a bit but today I thought I’d share some pictures and projects from the retreat from May 29th.

As everyone arrived we had a special name tag on their table along with a New 2015-2016 Annual Catalog, In Color bookmark, flags to mark their pages and a pen decorated with the Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack to use with their wish list and of course a special coupon.

Blue Mountain Weekend with Jini and Anna Name tag and catalog

And of course everyone needed a little something chocolate as the night went on. After all we needed to keep our strength up as we crafted into the wee hours of the night. LOL – sounds good at least, after all do we really need a reason for chocolate?

Blue Mountain Weekend with Jini and Anna (2)

This little bag was a lot of fun to make and they are quick and easy once you know the trick. The Pansy Punch that I used is part of this week’s Weekly Deals.

Blue Mountain Weekend with Jini and Anna self closing bag

I’ve made a video tutorial to share how I made these Self Closing Bags using some of our new Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper. Why not check it out? The complete list of supplies used in the tutorial is listed below for you.

Of course, we really enjoyed making these little goodies and pampering our guests and so we’ll look forward to doing another retreat soon. So that’s great news if you missed our first retreat. We’ll be setting a date sometime soon – Just watch for more information coming soon and of course, you can always keep up to date with what’s happing when you join my Monthly Newsletters list.

It’s getting late, so stop on back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing some more of the projects, photos and another video tutorial for a project from the retreat with you.


Paper: Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack (138443), Cucumber Crush (138335), Watermelon Wonder (138334), Crushed Curry (131199) and Whisper White Card Stock (100730)

Accessories: Cucumber Crush Dotted Lace Trim (138423), Crushed Curry Baker’s Twine (134586), Fun Flower Punch (133785), Pansy Punch (130698), 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch (129404), and Neutrals Designer Buttons (130031), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334), Stampin’ Trimmer (126889), Fast Fuse (129026), Stampin’ Pierce Mat (126199), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755) and Bone Folder (102300) 

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Weekly Deals (Special ends Monday, June 8th, 2015 at 11:50 p.m. (MT)