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Friday, July 22, 2011

CHA Fun and a WINNER!

Hi everyone! Sorry for that loooong hiatus. Between running around like a crazy person at CHA, having a little tiramisu emergency yesterday, and racing against the clock to make 8 challahs today, things have been a little--er--disorganized.

I have some fun CHA stuff to show you, but before I get to that, we have a winner for the Ella Scrap your Single Years giveaway!

The random.org number was 13, and the winner is VERA!

Vera said...

I'm still single ;) so being able to get up and go at the drop of a hat is wonderful!


Yay Vera! Shoot me an email at keshet.starr@gmail.com and I'll sort you out:)

Now back to what you REALLY want to know about. . . . . .CHA!

This was a fun, fun trip. I was looking at scrappy stuff and hanging out with scrappy folk until past midnight just about every night, which is normally way past my bedtime, but it was so much fun I couldn't resist! Looking forward to lots of sleep and recuperation this coming weekend:)

The week started with a delicious dinner with friends:

(Special thanks to Jenni's husband Todd for driving us everywhere!) Check out Jenni's blog for more photos of the dinner and the meaning of our new vocabulary word, "poshers":)

There were so many fun things made out of paper to see at the show:

And lots of gorgeous tablescapes:

The Smash booth had this fun photo prop! I want one for home!

Not to mention these UBER-attractive glasses..... (ooh la la, right??)

SO many great new supplies out, like these Pebbles clothespins:

And can you believe this fun embroidery in the Amy Tan booth?

I had fun running into Nik at the Studio Calico booth!

Lots of pretty floral paper--YUM!

And as an end to the day, drinks with Elle (of Elle's Studio!), Jenny, Jenni, Linda and Cindy!

Whew! Quite a random little mishmash, huh?

And just to add to the random--the Elle's Studio July Inspiration Gallery is up, so go check it out! I'll be back to share my projects soon!

Tell me--What's YOUR favorite part of traveling??


  1. i'm lovin' seeing everyone's CHA photos. so cool to meet scrappy friends in real life! hoping to do that as well:) glad you had an awesome time!

  2. i love your photos!!! we had so much fun!!

  3. I'm so jealous! I can't wait till the season that I get to go to CHA, ah :) My favorite part of traveling is not checking my email, buying stuff, and just seeing things you never get to see. So much fun!! Oh and not being a work :)

  4. Fun photos Keshet! I love seeing everyone's perspective of CHA. So fun to finally meet you. Hope your travels home went well. :)

  5. This looks like so much fun! I can't wait to learn more about the new Amy Tam stuff.

  6. I wish I could have been there as well. Looks like so much fun :)

  7. love your elle's pages! so glad i got to see you at CHA, even though it was only for a few minutes!

  8. Oh, my gosh - those Pebbles clothespins are adorable!

    My favorite part of traveling - eating!

  9. Wow, CHA looks like quite the experience!!! Great pics!

  10. Thanks for sharing the pictures and stories :-)


  11. Looks like a fun trip and great new scrap stuff! I, however, was most excited to see your cute outfit in the last pic with the belted top :) Well done! ;)

  12. Looks like a fantastic trip...what fun!

  13. You're so lucky you got to go to CHA, a.k.a. Scrappy Disneyland!

  14. Looks like you had an amazing time!! How could you not have fun with all of that new product to touch and oogle over. I LOVE everything about traveling...learning about a new place...exploring without knowing what will be around the corner...tricking myself into thinking I'll never have to clean again...new pics to scrap....love it all!

  15. It was great to meet you! I can't believe I missed that polaroid prop!!


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