Thursday, February 27, 2014

St. George Reclaim Yourself Retreat

I wanted to start this post by showing you the adorable condos we were able to stay in!  Located in St. George, Utah and decorated in a way that inspired us all...thanks to the owner Toni Nilson for her creative spirit!  To rent these condos for yourself, go here: and  here

All photo credits go to Marie Sant of Bloom & Grow Photography!
We were lucky to have her photograph the order your own photo session with Marie go here:

(Marie's on the right and Christine is on the left...ha ha!  I wish!  She's gorgeous!)


Name Tags for everyone! 

Our sponsor "The Sweet Tooth Fairy"
To find a store near you go here:

The cake bites were amazing and come in gluten free too!

Everyone received a gift card for "Swig", a St. George favorite! If you like your Diet Coke jacked up (coconut & lime added to pebble sized ice in a styrofoam cup), AND a delicious sugar cookie, then Swig is for you!  Go here to find out brand new locations for swig!
There's now a few in Utah County!  Woo Hoo!

The ladies of swig posed for us!  

Shannon of Reclaimologists & Other Craft Chicks and Christine Ishmael of the Vintage Yard Sale Utah were the hosts for this event...

Shanon Kendall, a designer for CriCut taught us all about the new Cricut Explore!
Want to get the Cricut Explore for yourself?  Go here: 
This machine is amazing and does so many things!

Loved this shot with the gorgeous fruit and the gorgeous Beth Ann!
Sweet treats & salty snacks are the only way we craft!

Using the beautiful paper products, embellishments & washi tape from My Minds Eye we began our banner project!  The results were so individual and amazing!  
Go here for more info on products by MME

Mandi, Shannon & Angie

Tori, Sharon & Bobbi  

Beth Ann & Chelsea

Ginny's cute banner!

Brenda's banner

Beth Ann's banner

Dinner, Enchilada casserole (I'll post the recipe on the blog soon!)

Dessert is a must in these sweet vintage cups!

Cute lunch boxes ready for the next day's lunch & paint class!



On Saturday we headed out for a chalk dust paint class at the My Savvy Sister's warehouse where Debbie & Vickie taught us many techniques using chalk dust.  With the chalk dust, you can add it to a quart of paint and it goes much further than the other paints on the market.  We all loved the product and the great hosts that Debbie & Vickie were!
To try chalk dust by the Savvy Sisters, go here: 

The three amigas!  Tori, Bobbi & Sharon

Alisha & Shannon

Our chalk dust paint class at Savvy Sisters Paint in St. George


Brenda, Shannon & Beth Ann

M & M (Marci & Mandy)

The beautiful paints we got to play with!  

Shanon and Christine

Darling Debbie, owner/partner of Savvy Sisters Chalk Dust in St. George, UT

After class we all headed out for a day of shopping!  Found lots of amazing treasures!

Alisha Scored!

We left some fun retreat projects for the owner...hope she likes them!

Our Cricut Explor winner!  Rebecca!!!
Congratulations to this very lucky girl!!

 The whole gang...thanks for a wonderful experience we had with each and everyone of you!

Please join me on our next adventure!  
Heber, Utah
June 5 - 8, 2014
 Information on the top left of this blog!

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