I have returned home from Atlanta, it was a whirlwind trip… It felt like a dream and was filled with amazing moments.
I arrived at the Demdaco/Silvestri Showrooms as soon as I got there. I truly cannot tell you how amazingly well they reproduced my jewelry. This was the first time I was able to see the jewelry and gift line in real life other than an earring sample I saw at a visit with Angela in the Minneapolis showrooms. I am totally amazed!
The staff at Demdaco did an incredible job of displaying the products using cool bottles and distressed wood look and burlap similar to the style of my normal displays.
The Christmas tree is the coolest gold color and was a perfect backdrop to the ornaments in the collection. My favorite ornament is the one pictured above… It is glittered around the center with green glass and my wire work at the top. Combine with the other two ornaments and the hanging vase along with some other glass ornaments and silks from the Fantasea line, the tree was fabulous.
This is a close up of the larger ornament and the tree, I love the details, the mesh, and the colors.
The vignette of my jewelry in a distressed lantern was incredible.
The photo above is not the best photo, but shows all three ornaments in the line and the hanging vase.
Here are photos of the displays on the white shelf…
It was such an amazing feeling to see all of my design work in a completed line.
I am so excited about the wine bottle toppers, the detail is amazing and I can just imagine people gifting them as hostess gifts all over the world.
The votives looked great and the mermaid in the collection is so cool. The mermaid artist was not it Atlanta, hopefully I will meet her in Dallas next week.
So a little about my journey to Atlanta…
I was honored to meet some of the most amazing people…
I got a cute photo of Donna who owns Duck Duck Goose Gift Shop in Atlanta.
Here she is sporting one my necklaces… Doesn’t it look amazing on her?
I met buyers from all over the US and the Cayman Islands & Mexico. (the Cayman Islands is one of our favorite vacation spots before we had kids!) We hope to visit them some day in the future!
Another highlight was meeting some of the Demdaco/Silvestri reps. I must tell you that they are so amazing, gracious and hardworking. The show hours are grueling, and they work their tales off from 8 am until 10 pm for many days during the show. Thank you for all of your hard work! Having worked that side of other industries, I understand how challenging your job is! Thanks for all you do!
Special thanks to Ingrid, Angela and their amazing team for doing such a dynamic job with my work!
It was fun to meet some of the other artists as well, but I really have to run right now, so I will share more later!
Have an amazing day! 🙂 Kris