Hello crafters! I usually don’t do haul videos (because they tend to run rather long, for some reason), but I think I can do a short version with this one. For the first time, ever, I attended a crafting trade show close to where I live. A fellow crafter invited me to come along and I was happy that I did. My bank account – not so much.
Believe it or not, I actually thought I wouldn’t be spending any money. I assumed that since that was a German trade show, none of the shops would have anything of interest to me. Turns out, I was not only wrong on about that, but (uncharacteristically for Germany) some of the stores there also accepted card payment. I was doomed.
As you can see in the video, I fell for the WRMK/Lifestyle Crafts Letterpress which I bought from the German store Memories4you. I had been eyeing it for some time, and my crafty friend SonjaK had been raving about it our conversations. So, when it was offered at 15€ off, and the supplies were at half the price, I couldn’t say no.
Also, I grabbed some magnetic sheets by Crafter’s Companion. I think they are supposed to go into a special folder to store your dies, but they can be cut with a scissor (like butter) and so I cut them apart to prevent the dies in my storage pockets from falling out or tumbling around.
The Austrian shop Stempelwunderwelt was also present; I had ordered from them before because they seem the be the only store on the European main continent that has Gilding Flakes (at least the only one that I could find). Since they were there, I stocked up on yet another color of Gilding Flakes, the special glitter glue and a foam pad to apply the glue (and let me tell you, it works perfectly!).
I also won €50 gift certificate to their online store – that was a huge surprise and I can’t wait to spend it. Shuffling stuff in and out of my shopping basket right now 😉
I also discovered yet another German store from Berlin called Stempelbar that, in addition to selling well known brands, makes their own red rubber stamps. I am doomed. They are so very cute and they have a whole line of monsters. Even though I didn’t buy anything from them, I definitely put them on my to-watch list so I can grab some more stuff from them as soon as my budget allows it 😉
That’s it for now. Stay tuned to see a card I made with the Letterpress and the Gilding Flakes – the video is going up in the next few days (after the card has arrived at it’s destination 😉 ).
Thanks for stopping by and see you again soon!