Monday, November 4, 2013

Stenciling My Art is You Trades




I recently attended Art is You Stamford! 
What fun we had! 
a little work + a little FUN = a trip to remember!

One of the fun things at Art is You is making optional trades to bring with to swap with all the people in attendance. Since I consider myself totally socially awkward this is right up my alley because it gives you something to talk about right away :)

I was a "little" behind before I left and hadn't started my trades 2 days before I left. What could I do??? FAST!

I got out my Stitch a Greek Border stencil that I designed for StencilGirl and started stenciling on black duck cloth scraps I had.


Nothing fancy. Just laid it down right like it is and kept stenciling over and over and over. Great, now I had beautiful fabric. What the heck was I going to do with that??? Hand each person a piece--no.....then they would really look at me weird.

I was getting together my supplies and threw some of my work business cards and my personal business cards in my bag and it HIT me! YES! a business card holder! I remembered that last time I went I collected all these business cards from people and I had no where to put them and didn't want to loose them. That was it! A place to store all my cards I receive. I thought I'd start people out by giving them one of each of my cards. And that is the story of how my trades came to life.
HAPPY Monday!



8 comments :

  1. What a GREAT idea! I love this! Bring me one? hehehe xoxo

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  2. How darn cute are these. Simple and gorgeous. Got to bump up my game for next October. Better start now! xox

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  3. These are so nice. Great idea. You must have been depleted by the time I got there. Bummer.

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  4. These are wonderful- a fun trade that was so much fun- an very unique! Love the gold on the black- really popped!

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  5. Thanks for the information... I really love your blog posts... specially those on Local Tamil News

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  6. This is so nice.. Looks like you had a fun time.

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  7. These are so beautiful.... thrilled to have one in real life!

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