Time to have a Holiday Hoopla!

Today myself and 5 other Paperie Creative Team members-Cathie, Krista,Rae Lynn, Sara and Wendy taught a handmade gifts class. I even took the class myself because the other team members ideas were so amazing!

And to start my day….A Starbucks Caramel Brulee Late…

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Paperie co-owner Wendy and employee Meshell needed a Coffee pick me up too!

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First up was Krista. She was quite festive in her cute santa apron!

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She taught us how to make these beautiful pendants using paper, stamps and beads.

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Next was the talented Rae Lynn…rlok cards

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She is one crafty lady. We made some beautiful rolled paper ornaments…

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and also got a lecture on the dangers of crafting and to watch our pointy wooden dowels so we don’t stab the person next to us!

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Cathie was up next and we made this beautiful wreath to hang on our walls…We used a lot of Stickles here….and the glitter invasion begins!

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While putting the wreath together, the scored folded paper looked like a giant cupcake liner….wish we had a cupcake that big! Unfortunately Tina had to settle for her grapes!!!

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After lunch Wendy taught us how to make a beautiful hoilday banner…

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…and Tina was crowned a Craft Princess..

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and we had a visit from store co-owner Janna…

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Then it was my turn!

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Here is a pic of the ornament I made. I used the Sizzix Snowflake #2 die to cut the acetate, chipboard, white cs and book paper.I added Ranger/Tim Holtz Rock Candy Distress stickles and added more Rock Candy Glitter to the book paper snowflake. I put my glue pen around the edges of the white cs and acetate snowflakes and dipped the edges in Hero Arts Glitter. I cut the smaller snowflake from blue cs with my Silhouette Cameo. The reindeer was cut from kraft cs using the Ranger Tim Holtz Reindeer Flight Die. I then added some frayed burlap distress ink to the reindeer and put tinsel yarn around his neck for a festive look.

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and a few close-ups…

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Look at all that awesome GLITTER!!!! And the glitter invasion was well under way,,,,

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And last but not least was Sara!

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and we made this awesome poinsetta brooch from felt!!!

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It was an awesome day!

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HAPPY CRAFTY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!

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