Carrie's Card Club, Craft Events

February Card Club

We had a great time making our “gift card” albums for February card club. You can check out the details on how to make this little album in the previous post named How to make a Gift Card Album. I enjoyed crafting with everyone who could make it on club day and am looking forward to meeting with those of you who will be coming to the make-up day on The Third Thursday Craft Night.

Look at all that fun going on!
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Card Club 2020 – January

What a wonderful kick off for our January Card Club! We had a wide variety of skill levels present from a first time maker to a former Stampin’ Up rep. A huge thanks to all those that could make it.

Our first project was a fun card with an 80’s vibe. Everyone made two of these. It was nice to see all the creative versions our group produced. Donna’s reminded me of Country time Lemonade on a summer day.

Fast, fun, and easy with rainbow strips pre cut and and adhesive backed LOVE YOU from Stamps of Life.
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Craft Events

Retreat Treat!

The Joys of Scrap Retreats

One of the nicest things a crafter can do for themselves is attend a crafting retreat! I can’t even begin to share with you all of the benefits, but I will try. First of all, having 3 or 4 days to focus on creating, without constant interruptions, is fantastic. In addition to that the camaraderie of spending quality time with talented people is immeasurable.  I have learned so many techniques from fellow retreaters. When I was first starting out in  paper crafting, a dear friend at a retreat taught me how to use my cricut personnel cutter. Then in more recent years, a fellow crafter taught me the basics of making book bindings for mini albums. Video tutorials are handy, but nothing compares to one-on-one, hands-on instruction. Sharing ideas and being inspired by others creativity helps me reach new levels in my crafting. Continue reading “Retreat Treat!”