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BRANDING | Be Brilliant Art Print :: Blog Fete 2013

Monday, October 7

Skipping my Recipe Radar post to touch on something I attended a couple of weeks ago...


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I attended the Mix and Mingle portion of a local blogging conference called Blog Fete.
It was a Friday night filled with some talented ladies I hadn't seen in awhile...
in addition to meeting/making new friends.

Since I wouldn't be attending the actual event on Saturday, I knew I wanted to bring along something simple and inspirational to share with the ladies there that evening.

The "Be Brilliant" Art Print I posted previously.


I had the 5x7 Art Print professionally printed and then inserted it into a clear cello envelope.
I tucked a business card in the back, attached a coordinating "Be Brilliant" button I created using Shrinky Dink paper and tied it off with a pretty ribbon.





I started adding Mod Podge Dimensional Magic to the buttons but then decided to save myself some time and skip this process; for this project they looked cute either way. However, I do think the Dimensional Magic adds protection to the printed design.

It was a simple thing to do but I love that the inspirational art print is a keepsake as it can be framed and serves as a reminder of the fun evening we all shared together!!

It was a fun night!
One of the highlights of my night was meeting Mindy Cone - author of the Gourmet French Macarons book!
I also got to see my sweet, talented friend Kori and we had a blast catching up!!

KEEPiNG iT REAL
What a weekend!!
I'm so happy to report I survived the festivities of our Fall Family Picnic - which turned out so fun!!
AND... little did you know but my two older girls also had Homecoming that same night!
I'll be sharing more details from both events!!

9 comments:

kansasgirl1 said...

I really like this whole combination! The quote is fun, and that little button is really fantastic! So nice!

Mayra Rivera said...

Jessica, thank you so much for the inspirational print! It was so great meeting at Blog Fete. I get inspired by you on a daily basis, so great to finally give you a hug and thank you for your daily words =) Also loving my Be Brilliant Print! Thanks!!

Meemee said...

Loving that you're using the Cantoni font. I bought it a couple of weeks ago based on your recommendation...it makes me smile every time I see it. :)

Jessica Kirkland said...

Thank you SO much kansasgirl1!!
I'm always so happy to see your comments!! I love that you are here!!

Jessica Kirkland said...

Mayra!!! You are so incredibly sweet! Thank you so much for your ongoing support! Do you know if anyone got any photos of us together? Still waiting on a couple from Renee!! (fingers crossed). I'm happy you love your Be Brilliant Art Print. It's really one of my faves! Hugs!!

Jessica Kirkland said...

Hi Meemee...

So thrilled you love the Cantoni font - it's gorgeous and one of my very favorites right now!!

Melissa C said...

So glad you were able to make it and thank you for the beautiful gift! Hope to catch up again soon.
xo

Debi Sementelli said...

Jessica,
Thanks for using my Cantoni font in such a delightful and clever way! It thrills me to see it on such lovely products!

Best,
Debi Sementelli

Jessica Kirkland said...

I'm flattered you stopped by and took the time to leave a comment Debi! I definitely love your work and adore the Cantoni Font!!

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