On Friday evening Jessica and I drove to San Francisco for the Blog Party event that Jamie had organized for 30 bloggers. I wasn’t too sure what to except when I went there, but I knew I had to attend to meet more bloggers around the area. So glad I did, it was such a fun time.
The event was hosted atÂ Social Print Studio, in this fantastic loft. A Graphic Designer’s dream (ahem).
A commuters bike rack decorated with taxidermy.
The resident dog was pretty chilled out. I swear his head was the same size as Alfie’s entire body. He was a sweetie, playing with his santa hat toy.
Social Print Studio had a sweet set up where they let us print our instagram pictures using the hashtag #spsblogparty from this crazy fun printer. Here’s a few of our prints.
Food was incredible, thanks to Andrea from Bakin’ Bit (love the name).
Look at all the salsa! I’ve never eaten so much guac in my life, couldn’t get enough of it.
It was the first time I met Jamie, and the other bloggers. Most of them were from the Bay Area, but Suzanna drove two hours to get to the event, from beautiful Monterey. Reminds me of the days I commuted to Toronto for blog-events, however it wasn’t as far as she travelled.
As the evening drew to an end, there were a few awesome door prizes such as letterâ€“pressed business cards (!!!) kindly donated from Lilikoi DesignÂ â€” definitely going to use them once I figure out a logo for my website (or use the one in the banner that I created a few months ago), and create some business cards.
Each blogger received a fun box to take home with us.
From all the photographers, fitness & beauty bloggers, and artists there were so many creative people at Blog Party. I have to say I’m itching to get painting again after talking to a few of them. I regret throwing away all my acrylic paints (to be honest they were dried up because they didn’t get loved).
Meet Carla, Jessica,Â Jessica (Buddy, we have to do a collab together on makeup and beauty products at some point. Let’s.) and well, you know who I am.
Jessica and I.
In this picture, Katie and I swapped pursesÂ â€” mainly because I eyed up her Tory Burch purse as soon as she walked in. Katie has good taste when it comes to handbags, let me tell ya. If you’re into calligraphy (who isn’t?!), check out her site. Reminds me of the days I watched my Dad practice writing it.
I really loved Kait’s shoes that she wore to the party. Carla & Sarah, excited to see you at BlogHer. “Saving the best for last” oh Christine. So nice to meet, chat and laugh with you. And so many more other bloggers, that I’ve swapped business cards with. Happy to re-connect with a few familiar faces later on this month as a handful of the bloggers I met on Friday will be at the BlogHer conference.
Thanks toÂ Social Print Studio the comfortable tee’s, andÂ Jamie for pulling off a fabulous Blog Party.
We all received photos from the talented Simone Anne Lang, as she shared them with us through drop box. Photos below byÂ Simone AnneÂ ofÂ We Are Adventure.us.