Are you starting to wonder when we’re going to run out of awesome SNAP! announcements? Well…maybe never and it’s certainly not today.

We’re excited to be bringing you another super-fun group of speakers for this April’s event!

And after reading this you’re looking to join the excitement, please purchase your tickets by Friday before they increase in price!

Courtney Dial Pizzazzerie

Courtney Dial, Pizzazzerie

Courtney is a well-known stylist and party design and decor writer. Her first book with Gibbs Smith Publishers is set to hit shelves Spring 2012!

Courtney’s work has been seen in, Pawsh Magazine, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, AOL’s DIY Life, Get Married Magazine,, and more!

Cynthia Bee, Utah Garden Blogs

Cynthia is a Landscape Designer by profession, who specializes in design consulting for DIY homeowners. She teaches people how to get a high-end look for their landscapes with a little sweat equity and, when called for, daring.

She also designs garden-related DIY projects, including furniture re-purposing.

Jeanee Duval, Dirty Laundry

Jeanee is a professional graphic designer and trend researcher for Hallmark Cards, Inc. by day and a crafter, making cupcake bath fizzies, by night. Jeanee scours the Internet daily to find the best inspiration for a gal’s crafty, gift-giving, lifestyle and plain old “I just gotta have it” needs.


Karas Party Ideas

Kara Allen, Kara’s Party Ideas

Kara started planning birthday parties for her family & friends at a young age. Always planning a party in her head, Kara started KPI in Jan. 2009, as a creative outlet & place to post all of her many events. After only a few months, Kara’s followings & fans were soaring. Kara has been featured on HGTV, numerous morning TV shows, many magazines and The Rachael Ray Show.


TomKat Studio

Kim Stoegbauer, The TomKat Studio

In 2008, Kim decided to leave her career in real estate to stay home with her young kids, Tommy & Kate. She started a blog to share her craft projects, decorating and party ideas that has exploded. Kim’s work has been featured on,, Parenting Magazine and InStyle Magazine,. She is a weekly contributor for the HGTV Blog, Design Happens. She also writes for Project Nursery and HomeGoods.
Sixth Street Design

Kirsten Krason, Sixth Street Design School 

Kristen is a Utah-based interior designer who keeps busy running an independent design studio and successful blog. Her work has been featured online and in print.

Kirsten has a passion for discovering the hidden potential in her clients homes.

Melissa Esplin, ISLY

Becoming the mother of a precocious little girl & cuddly baby boy, has shifted my focus. Some things, however, have remained the same: I absolutely love graphic design, photography, arts and crafts, painting, drawing, fashion, calligraphy, bookbinding, sewing and anything that includes a creative mind and busy hands. My blog, ISLY is my declaration to all things creative that, “I Still Love You.”

Michelle Burt, Maddycakes Muse

Michelle operates a full-service event coordination and design company specializing in children’s parties. She is a regular contributor for several online party sites, as well as network television.

Michelle retired from the U.S. Marine Corps. Maddycakes, is named after her daughter Madison.


Rhoda Vickers, Southern Hospitality

Rhoda is a thrifting diva who frequented second hand shops long before it was cool! She loves repurposing and sharing her trash to treasure inspiration, as well as cooking and fun excursions, with others and does so daily on her blog, Southern Hospitality. Considered a veteran in her niche, Rhoda began blogging in early 2007 and has successfully turned her hobby into a full-time business.

Sarah Rae Apartment Therapy

Sarah Rae, Apartment Therapy

Sarah has been a freelance writer and photographer who works both online and in print media. Having worked closely with sites like Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, she firmly believes that you should make what you can for both your home and your tummy. Sarah has lived all across the US and prefers to call the Midwest home.


Stephanie Frazier Grimm, Couture Parties

Stephanie is a serial entrepreneur. She was the founder of Mama and Bambino, which she sold prior to starting Couture Parties along with, Getting the Party Started, Couture Wedding Design and Creative Atelier.

Stephanie has a degree in Textiles, Merchandising and Design. Her work has been featured in Town & Country, US Weekly, Brides Magazine, Martha Stewart, and Newport Wedding.

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