Southern Bloggers Conference Highlights

I am back from the Southern Bloggers Conference!…I can honestly say that is was amazing…

…..from the fabulous speakers:

Rhoda of Southern Hospitality

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KariAnne of Thistlewood Farm

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Kelly of Eclectically Vintage

Kelly at Southern Bloggers Conference

Heather of At The Picket Fence

Heather of At the Picket Fence/Southern Bloggers Conference

Brittany of Pretty Handy Girl
…telling us that “we can do it”…

Brittany of aka Pretty Handy Girl

And then we have our wonderful demonstration portion of the conference:

Kristen of Sophia’s Decor and Amy of Atta Girl Says..
…..demonstrating furniture painting techniques using Milk Paint from Miss Mustard Seed

Kristen and Amy Demonstrating Milk Painting Techniques

Kristen of Sophia’s Decor

Kristen of Sophia's Decor

Amy of Atta Girl Says

Amy of Atta Girl Says

Annie Omar of Maison Blanche Paint
…..demonstating the various techniques using chalk paint.

Annie Omar, owner/creator of Maison Blanche Chalk Paint

And a wonderful demonstration from My Memories (mymemories.com)

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We had a wonderful lunch, courtesy of Hometalk!

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Laura and Barbara enjoying the lunch!

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The room where we greeted the attendees….promoted vendors…and showcased the Fall Decor Contest!
Kristen from Sophia’s Decor and her wonderful mom, set up a gorgeous display of items for sale.

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On Sunday, Brittany coordinated a wonderful antiquing/thrifting adventure…

…..here she is at NoFo in Raleigh, where we had brunch..

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Here is one of the pics I took at SuzAnna’s Antiques …one of the great hostesses of the day…

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Bloggers enjoying lunch catered in at SuzAnna’s from Relish Cafe in Raleigh.
They were lunching amongst the architectural salvage!

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By this time, I was taking photos with my iPhone..my camera was getting in the way of shopping!!

There are more posts and pictures to come of the conference..just wanted to show you some highlights for now…

And I end this post with a pic of a very happy Kristen of Sophia’s Decor who found a great clock!!…

She was a happy camper!

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Stay tuned for more from the Southern Bloggers Conference!!