I can’t tell you how exciting it is to finally type SPRING !!! The snow is finally melting and the sun is shinning. We are so excited to announce our spring workshop, just in time for handmade Mother’s Day gifts.
WHEN: SATURDAY April, 26th at our Minneapolis Studio.
Workshop includes 3 projects. Painted wood spoons ( pictured above)
Handmade laundry soap . Each attendee with receive a jar to decorate and take home their laundry soap mixture. A sweet paper dress and a handful of ribbons and lace will be provided to use for decorations.
And finally, learn simple patch work skills as you sew a hot pad.
Registration is open and seats can be purchased here.
Registration for the Be Crafty + oh, hello friend workshops are now open. I am SO excited to be working with Danni and to meet all of you in May!! Seats are limited due to space and can be purchased here.
On Saturday we have a full days line up of crafty goodness. All workshops will take place in Fullerton, CA. After our main workshop at 2pm we will be hosting mini workshops. Come to one or all. There is a $10 discount to any add on workshop for those who attend the main workshop in the morning.
1. Main workshop: 10:00am - 2:00pm with lunch included.
- Learn how to make your own chalk paint (take home in mason jar!)
- Use your chalk paint to create a succulent planter and plant with fun a fun DIY banner
- Paint a “hello” outdoor mat
- Create glitter + Flower Cabochon Magnets
- Jewelry Craft Project
All attendee’s will receive a swag bag and photo booth photos.
Use code ” 10OFF ” to receive $10 off on additional add on workshops with the purchase of this workshop.
2. Effortless Party workshop: 2:30 - 4:00pm
- Mini Tissue Fringe Banner + Words
- Watercolor Treat Bags
- decorate bamboo silverware (spoon, fork and Knife sets)
3. Stylized photography tips : 4:15 - 4:45pm
Learn tips and tricks on how to stylize your instagram photo’s. Notepad and pen will be provided.
4. A mini seminar covering pretty packaging : 5:00-5:45pm
Everyone will take home a box full of supplies to make packages at home.
5. A evening of socializing and a Movie : 6:15 - 9:00pm
- Snack Bar
- Photo booth
- Take home art print
6. Mother’s Day Workshop: Sunday, May 4th: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Grab you mom and treat her to a fun afternoon of creativity. Lunch will be provided.
- Silhouette artist
- Photo booth
- Take home gift book
The other day while at the store I browsed through the electronics isle looking for a replacement. After years I realized my dirty mouse pad was in need of a replacement. Now don’t get me wrong, a cute picture of a kitty melts my heart, just not on a mouse pad.
I knew there had to be a budget friendly way to make one.
1/2 yard of fabric
Heat N Bond - Ultra Hold
Scissors / rotary cutter + pad
1 sheet of thick foam .99 cents. There are 2 sizes, I used the thickest ( found at Michaels in the kids craft section)
Now I don’t iron very often, ok hardly ever.
I must say this Hamilton Beach Durathon Iron is AMAZING!!! When I first plugged it in and turned it on I was a little intimidated by the high tech electronic settings. And I love the retractable cord.
Make sure you have your iron preheated on cotton/Linen before you start.
Step 1: cut your 8.5×11 sheet of foam in half using your ruler and rotary cutter. I tend to like a longer mouse pad rather then a circle. Step 2: Once your pad piece is cut open your Heat N Bond and cut to size of pad.
Step 3: Iron your Heat N Bond to your pad. The bubble side should be touching the pad and your iron on the paper side. Once cooled peel back the paper.
Step 4: Choose a fabric, I know this is the hard part.
Step 5: Iron the fabric to the foam. Your fabric should be facing up.
STEP 6: Once your pad has cooled turn over trim using your rotary cutter. This will give your pad a clean and finished look.
And there you go!!! How easy was that.
Total cost for this project is under $5. And no more dirty mouse pad on my desk.
AND, Hamilton Beach is giving away one of their Durathon irons to one lucky reader. To ENTER leave a comment and tell me what craft projects you need a new iron for. Giveaway ends on Friday March 7th * CLOSED* and winner will be announced!!!
Hello Friends, Happy Monday. Did you have a good weekend??
I just got home from a fun weekend in Fargo, ND as I attended and had a booth at the UNGLUED craft fest. It was so fun meeting all you crafty girls and seeing the love of handmade grow into hearts of so many that attended the show.
I’m still trying to unpack my car from the weekend but wanted to share with you a few of the new ribbons that I had at the show. Don’t they make you think of spring?? I’m SO ready for spring, especially after the big snow storm we had on Friday.
Enjoy free shipping in the shop today with code FREE SHIP!! Lots of new colors and some new pink and coral ruffled crepe paper!!!
It has been a couple busy weeks around here. I am getting ready for a craft show this weekend in Fargo, ND. If your in the area, come say hello!!! You can find more on the show and location here.
During the show I will selling some BE CRAFTY goodies from the shop + hosting a free mini workshop making paper fans.
I can’t tell you how much I am enjoying the new TV set in our main area. The storage space has been a huge blessing. I don’t have a fancy craft room, or any special room that I work in. Most days my kitchen table is covered in paper and my desk has been taken over by ruffled crepe paper and every other craft I have pulled out.
I have been trying to decided what I wanted to put in that big blank space behind the TV. I had thought of printing some Instagram photos, creating a collage of prints. I could’t really decided and honestly wasn’t at the point where I wanted to spend money on something until I really loved it.
After folding over 50 paper fans for a photo booth back drop for the craft fest, I decided to keep a few for myself.
Problem has been solved. $5 later I have paper fans behind my tv. Yes, my house might look like a party store but I love it.