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Founder's Circle 2012 update Make & Takes

Founder's Circle 2012 report from Patty - day 1

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Having a wonderful time with Stampin' Up! employees and fellow Stampin' Up! demonstrators... spending an awesome few days with my fellow Founder's Circle achievers (top 100 in the company) .. the pictures speak for themselves... having a wonderful time so far!

Gathering place patty sign founders
The Gathering Place is always really special.. the Stampin' UP! staff make sure it is always amazing and unique each year!

  Gathering place day 1 founders
Gathering place bonnie cori selma

such fun yummy treats for us!!!

Gathering place candy 2 founders

Gathering place candy 1 founders circle



Gathering place welcome banner founders

and of course we need to have lunch..

Its just lunch founders day 1

Panini lunch

I forgot to take a photo of my panini lunch, so i took a photo of Ruth's lunch :)

and dessert... oh my goooodness!

Yummy tarts founders circle
I thought you'd enjoy a photo of Glenda working on her swaps... she has such wonderful friends to help her!

Glenda swaps


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Thanks for sharing your fun pictures and the chance to win! Have a fun and safe trip. :)

Linda Carter

Looks like you are having a Great time! Congrats on earning this trip again. Have a fun time and thanks for always sharing so many pics of all that is going on.


Congrats on earning this trip!

Barbara Diane


What fun! I wish I was there to see it all - and the deserts! :<) Wishing you a happy day!


Barbara Diane

Faye Jones

How lucky for you to be part of the Founder's Circle event...it goes to show your passion for Stampin' Up! Congrats!

Judy Keller

Always love your website. You have such nice pictures to share. Thanks and have a good time.


Thanks for the chance to win. Have fun. I know there will be lots of exciting things.

patti moffett

wouldn't you love to be with the SU staffers who think up all the wonderful themes and supporting ideas so all of you can be wowed by them...I bet the creativity is electrifying

patti moffett

Jan R.

Enjoy seeing the awesome Stampin' Up! atmostphere! So much creativity!!

Linda Pincik

Love your website. You have such wonderful pictures and great ideas!!


Thanks for sharing all of your great ideas. Enjoy your trip.

Cindee Wilkinson

I look forward to checking out your blog every morning to see more photos of Founder's Circle. I hope you have an amazing time. I can only dream of being able to go to such an awesome event......

Margaret Peltier

Looks like lots of fun goodies and desserts!

Laura DeVincentis

Hi Patty, been following your blog since last year, even though you don't know me. If it weren't for you, we wouldn't know what's going on at Founder's Circle. You guys have a great time, you earned it and you deserve it! Enjoy!

P.S. - Can you say HI to my Aunt, Ann Cardile, please?! She's a first-timer this year!!

Kathy O

Looks like you are having a great time! Enjoy!


Have fun Patty.

Debbie Flattum

Congratulations on achieving Founder's Circle once again. I love your projects and pictures. Sure looks like everyone is having a great time. The food looks delish, too!! Thanks for sharing.

Diane Sharp

It's always fun having someone else fix lunch. Ha. All the desserts look so yummy!
That is great you get to attend the founders circle again, good for you! Thanks for the oportunity to win something cool from Stampin'Up.

Janis Barnes

Thanks so much for sharing!

patty daley

Looks like you are having a wonderful time, congratulations to you for your achievements. (Those desserts look yummmy!)

Liz Miller

The photos do speak for themselves as it looks like you are having a great time! Congratulations on earning this trip again, you are an inspiration! Have a wonderful time and thanks for always sharing so many pictures of all that is going on.

Nancy Powell

Oh! I would just love one of your card kits. I check your blog everyday.

jeannette van

Congrats on winning the trip! Looks like you are having tones of fun!

TX JennyWren

Looks like you all are having a fun time there. Enjoy!!

Lisa Lin

Thanks so much for sharing, Patty. Those fruit tarts look amazing. Congratulations on earning the trip!


Patty, it is always so much fun to see what is going on at Founder's Circle! Thank you so much for sharing with us.

Linda L in Tennessee

Gosh you get treated like a visiting dignitary!! Have fun and remember us little people back here in the mine shaft waiting for your return lol.

Jenni Hogan

Thanks for the pics and updates!!! Maybe someday I'll be able to join you!!! ;o)


Everyone looks like they are having a great time. The desserts look fabulous.

sonny peterson

Your blog is listed right at the top of my favorites list because you always have such great entries. I love that you make us feel like we are there with you .


Thanks for the chance to win.Love your blog

Lynn M.

Looks like so much fun! Thanks for sharing the pictures with us!


Looks like a great time. Have fun and thanks for sharing with us.

Beth B

Looks like a lot of temptation with all those desserts and treats! Have fun!

Pam Rudder

All of that talent in one room. Congratulations on achieving this great honor. I look forward to seeing what new inspirations you come back with!! Have and eat for me too!!!

Peggy Whitlow

You have worked so hard to be in Founders Circle you should be very proud of yourself. Relax and have a great time you deserve it.

Lori Souter




Congrats on earning the trip. Have a blask

Judy Bagley

What a great event. So proud of you to always be part of it.


Wow looks like you are all having lots of much deserved fun.
Thanks for sharing it with us.


Betty O'Steen

OMGosh, looks like y'all are going to have a blast. Good for you!!!!!! Enjoy.

Ginger G

Wow, those desserts look almost too good to eat; I did say almost! Hope you are getting pampered because you deserve it. Thx for the chance.

Joy Hannabass

It looks like your having just too much fun Patti! Wish I was there too!
Blessings. Joy Hannabass

Robyn Polinsky

What a treat! You so deserve it! Have fun and keep blogging! :)

Lori Gilbertson

Looks like soooo much fun!!! You deserve to enjoy some special stampin creative time with your stamping buddies! Enjoy!!!

Jan Peterson

Fun is good, always followed by food. Thanks for sharing your inspiration and ideas!

connie smith

Looks like you're having a blast!! Don't eat too many "fattening" things!! hahaha.

Colleen K.

The first day of Founders Circle looks like it was lots of fun and full of delicious food.


Thank you, Patty. I so appreciate how you share so generously with us. I can't wait to see your posts!!!
Go, girl!

Margie Slyck

Have a wonderful time - you deserve it!

linda font

looks like a fun time. Can't wait till you can show us some of the things you made.


Looks like a great reward for all your hard work! Enjoy!

Gay ferland

Thanks for sharing the fun highlights of your first day!!!

Debbie R

Wow! The food looks amazing! Those desserts! Yummy!

Jamie Hintzen

Looks like you are having a great time and congrats on you earning this trip. Thanks for the chance to win and for sharing your trip and of course all your great ideas!


What a great reward for all your hard work! Looks like great fun and visiting with friends. Can't wait to see what the projects will be. Thanks for sharing.

Paula M

It must be just an amazing time whenever you go to an SU event. Enjoy the week!!


It looks like an amazing time is being had by all....and everyone looks so relaxed! Enjoy :-)

Jody Lee

The Founders Circle retreat looks amazing, enjoy

Kathie Kelly

A retreat....how much fun could that be....love the pictures...thanks for sharing!!!!

Aileen Powers

Congratulations Patty. The Founders Circle retreat looks like so much fun. Thank you for sharing all your creations with us here in Maine.


UMMM, good food, good friends, and a little pampering....what else could a girl ask for!!!!

Debbie Hughes

Enjoy your trip!! Thanks for sharing your pictures!
Thanks for the chance to win!

Anita Wiley

Wow it looks like everyone is having a good time! There will be lots of new things to share.

Thanks for being so good in sharing your pictures, everyones smiles and ideas.

Gayle Cramer

It looks like the party never ends! Have fun because you deserve it; it takes a great deal of work to make Founder's Circle.

Barbara Mulka

You are super! I enjoy checking your website and finding new ideas. I love looking at the photos and seeing what happens at conventions. Thank you for all that you do!

Cristy G

Thanks for sharing! You worked hard to get there.

Penny Silva

OH my goodness Patty, what fun. Someday I hope I get there


Love your blog and everything you share. It is no wonder you are in the top 100! Keep up the good work.

Valerie Durham

Yummy! Looks like you're having a great time!


Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share some of the fun

Denise Foor

I really can't believe you forgot to take a picture of your meal! But forget Ruth's lunch, I could live on the desserts. Really, they look wonderful! Love that banner, too.

Debbie Miranda

Congrats on this great trip. Thanks for

including us in all the fun your having. Enjoy

Wendy Carr

Looks like so much fun! I'd love to win your Christmas card class! Have a great time at Founders Circle!

Jean Fitch

Yum!! What else can I say after seeing those scrumptious food pictures!

Kay Capps

Hi- SO much fun for you folks on these fun filled days!! TFS your excitement!!! Hugs Kay

Mary Roberson

This is an awesome perk of being in the Top 100, Patty. Congrats on reaching that achievement. Enjoy your trip-you ladies all deserve it. Looks lot a lot of fun activities have been planned.

Leanne Watkins


Gayle Kummer

Congrats on earning this trip! Sure looks like fun!.

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