Craft Day!

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Saturday I had a fun craft day with three lovely ladies . . . my daughter-in-law Shannon, her mom Debbie, and her friend Lori. First we went to a “crafter’s sale” where very friendly people sold their gently used or leftover craft books, supplies, and tools for REALLY REALLY low prices. I came home with a delightful bag of goodies! Then Debbie taught us to make these fun ornaments . . . perfect for decorating packages or hanging on a Christmas tree. Click here for a detailed how-to video and here for a shorter version.Β  As someone who has never scrapbooked before, I had a LOT to learn about terminology and how to use the equipment and tools, so I appreciated my very patient teacher. We all love our finished projects . . . thank you, Debbie! β™₯

Ornaments

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  1. Love the ornaments you made!!! I made that ornament last year, such a fun project! My sister made several and put them on her friends Christmas gifts for an added decoration.
    My church has a craft night once a month and we meet at various homes; there is six of us but not all go to my church (we bring our own project to work on). I also attend a craft night at a local library once a month as well (different ladies) and both groups are enjoyable! I am all for craft days and I hope you have many more!

    • I LOVE that you’ve made this, Julie! And I love the idea of a craft night group, too. I’ve been churning the idea of starting one . . . just haven’t come up with the perfect plan yet. Now I’ll know who to consult when I’m ready! πŸ™‚

      • When our church started ours, I was in on it. We found a night that worked for everyone and I think we do it on the fourth Thursday of the month, or is it the third? But I was attending Stampin Up! stamp camps once a month and a few of the ladies liked our idea of a craft night and established one at the local library. It’s a great place to find ideas, get inspired and finish the project you may have been dragging your heels on. The fellowship is always great; I hope you do start one, it will be fun! πŸ™‚

  2. Glad you enjoyed your first taste of scrapbooking! I haven’t attempted making Christmas ornaments, as I am usually too busy making cards around that time, but these are very pretty and I’m sure would look gorgeous on cards, too. πŸ™‚

    • It really was fun to learn a wee bit about something brand new! Choosing the paper and embellishments was a lot like selecting things for sewing projects, which is one of my favorite parts. πŸ™‚ And it was fun to try out all those cool new tools, too! πŸ™‚

  3. Hi Katherine, and Everyone!

    Katherine as always you find the very best and fun things to share. Thank you so much for being aware of my absence here on WordPress. Very kind of you to visit my blog and comment. Kind regards to your family. Blessings always, Mtetar

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