Back to work today after a long trip to CHA in Anaheim and a family wedding this weekend.
We had a really wonderful time at CHA, from setting up to tearing down. I will start with a few pictures from our trip to Disney for Tim's birthday and then on to an in-depth look at the steps involved in setting the Idea-ology booth.
I will admit it right here. I have not been to Disneyland in probably 15 years so this was a fun experience for me. Thanks Mario and Tim for the invite!
I love the Tea Cup ride...needless to say, when you ride in the same cup with Tim he may just be taking your picture.
Glad he did.
And now on to the show!
Day 1: January 8th
We arrived on the showroom floor about 2:00. The booth floor and walls were set that morning and girls from Advantus (our distributor) had already unpacked the props from the crates. It's a lot of boxes!
In this shot, you can see the newly painted wall and the "foundation" of the Idea-ology signage. Some props have been placed on the the lower shelf, but that is just a start to the layering process.
Today is all about the second layer of props and a third layer of greenery and twigs. The greenery is always stored in a metal shopping cart (used for giveaways during the show)...it's easy to roll it out of the crate and even easier to transport foliage around the booth.
Up close on the left side -
Well, this has turned into quite a long post. I think I'll save the rest of the finished booth for tomorrow and maybe a little give away too! You knew I couldn't come home empty handed!