Tuesday, April 24, 2012

my SNAP! conference recap

As I said in my last post, this past weekend I had the chance to attend the SNAP! Conference! I was so excited this event was happening right in my backyard (seriously Thanksgiving Point, where the conference took place, is about 10 minutes away, which was great because I left the conference on Saturday morning to go see Marc finish the Salt Lake City Marathon!).

SNAP is a conference for DIY & creative bloggers - the same type of event for the online crafting community as Sewing Summit is for the online sewing community. There were so many amazing bloggers & crafters there & I had a fantastic time. I was on Instagram most of the weekend, posting pictures of all the amazing details of the event. Here's some of my highlights:

I'm the one that doesn't have a plain white lanyard! ;] @snapconf #snapconf Standing room only at the blogging panel at #snapconf

I brought my Sewing Summit lanyard to use for my name badge | Standing room only at the blogging panel (you can read a great recap of the panel here)

Favorite type of swag : sewing stuff! #snapconf You know you're at a blogging conference when .... #snapconf

My favorite type of swag: sewing stuff from Pick Your Plum! | You know you're at a blogging conference when ...

The amazing @tauni telling us her blogging story. #snapconf Meeting Ashley of Lil Blue Boo was a highlight already of #snapconf !

The conference founder Tauni telling us her blogging story | Meeting Ashley of Lil Blue Boo was a highlight of my weekend!

Same spot as last night - the #qbm is amazing. #snapconf A selvedge globe. I repeat. A selvedge GLOBE! So fun! #snapconf #qbm

The Queen Bee Market was held on Friday night & Saturday, lots of amazing shopping to be had! Plus Mique & Jessica are two of the sweetest girls, ever. | A selvedge globe. I mean really, how could I NOT buy it?! I'll be blogging about this awesome thing more later this week.

Excited for the closing dinner & speaker at #snapconf !! Goodbye #snapconf !! You were amazing ;]

The closing dinner & on Saturday night | Goodbye SNAP - you were so fun!

Fun friends at #snapconf #latergram @amyusmart @traciu73 @missiemort The rest of my night: fro yo & checking out all my new business cards!

The fun girls I hung out with most of the weekend, Melissa from Polkadot Chair, Amy from Diary of a Quilter & Traci from Amazing Mae. | Saturday night I came home & I was dead tired - spent the rest of the night with my frozen yogurt & all my new business cards!


I had the best time this weekend & it makes me even more excited about the plans we have in place for Sewing Summit! Thanks to the amazing SNAP! team that made this weekend go off with out a hitch & lots of fun for everyone!




6 comments:

  1. It was so nice to meet you this weekend! Sad to have missed the Saturday night event (we both had other things going on...)but it looks like it was fun!

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  2. That was YOU that bought that globe? I saw someone carrying it but didnt really pay much attention. Super cool!

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  3. Looks like it was soo much fun! I will have to be sure to make it next year. Love the globe!!

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  4. What a great post!!! And nice work on the lanyard! So stylish! :)
    ~Shelley Smith

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  5. I loved having some time to sit and chat with you at SNAP. It was really fun getting to know you better! I'm going to quilt market - I'd love to meet up with you... have you been before? This is the first time I've gone, it seems so overwhelming!!

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  6. How exciting, I am grateful for your instagram photos during the trip. I had no idea about this conference. I just recently started to get to know Amy Smart, and I am looking forward to sewing summit of course. I think this one might be on next years calendar.

    Thank you Erin

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