However, the other ladies, oh my goodness, they made a collective 463 cards! How fantastic is that? Take a bow ladies. Your generosity donating all your supplies, your time and your help is valued and appreciated, thank you!
Without a doubt, the highlight of the day was a visit from Julee who runs the ops area at the barracks where they dispatch our cards from each year. Julee brought 3 soldiers with her, all in uniform, and what a treat it was to have them join us for a chat. I think they even learnt a few craft tips & techniques. The pictures tell the story!
|Nigel's first ever card making experience. Helped along by Margaret's craft genius-ness!|
|Just getting started|
|Surprise visit from the army|
|Look at them work!|
|It was such a lovely surprise when Julee arrived with the troops, I almost cried!|
|Learning to punch out a stamped image with lots of encouragement!|
|Telling jokes.....blurry picture incase you can lip read!|
|Claudia did a presentation on Origami cubes - ideal Christmas baubles. Thanks Claudia!|
|A finished cube|
|Very elegant Kelly|
|Love that tree Justina|
|Justina's a master with the glitter glue|
|Margaret's second year at CCFTT. What a sweetie!|
|Sorting, sorting! So many cards, so little space to put them all. This is one happy lady! Michelle, your smile is infectious!|
|Gloria shall be crowned the card making, cake baking queen of the day. 110 cards & 18 cupcakes. Wow!|
|Yes, Bev had a big smile on her face too as she sorted and packed her creations|
|Denise used a lovely chalk technique on the baubles. Gorgeous!|
|What a whiz you are Jenny! So many cards.....oh 45 I think!|
|Nigel showing us 3 of his cards - his first attempt no less. Well done!|
|The lovely Susie treats us to more of her creative designs.|
|Claudia shows off her different designs|
|That ornament punch was popular today - there were at least half a dozen in the room and something tells me that Joey really likes it!|
|Thanks to Gudula, some of my cards got made today. And I think she's a happy crafter too!|
|Deb making sure I've got some more made! Another big smile....every picture tells a story|
|Avril's second year at this event also - and around 52 cards made! I think you love this hobby Avril!|
Last but by no means least, I must thank those businesses who contributed to make our day such a success:
Stampin' Up! for wonderful raffle prizes.
Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre for the use of the garden room.
Victoire Bakery Rozelle - Duncan, the pastries & bread were divine
C'est Bon Cafe Rozelle - Elizabeth, the quiche was delicious
Woolworths Balmain - Graham donated a gift card for salads, drinks & partyware.
Avril, Michelle, Gloria & Susie all brought sweet treats to round off our lunch. Yum to you all!
Stamp happy wherever you are!