You know, we call it a meeting but in truth it is an incredibly rejuvenating and productive time of creativity. The meetings are always generously sponsored. Today’s get-together took place at The Sewing Cafe in Georgetown, Ontario. Thank you to Linda and Anna for hosting us in their beautiful shop and providing the most delicious … Continue reading CHA Canada Designers Section Quarterly Meeting
2 solid days of CHA creative workshops really put the go-go in my mojo! First of all, please check out all the product and items I came home with! The product value alone is about $500. When you consider that these workshops were lead by experts who would normally charge for their services, the value … Continue reading CHA Designer Retreat Workshops I
The CHA Designers Retreat June 2014 was amazing! Do you remember how excited I was following last year’s retreat? Well, I will be honest and say that as much as I was looking forward to this year’s event I was a tiny bit apprehensive: would it meet my expectations; will it be disappointing in relation to … Continue reading CHA Designers Retreat June 2014
Cre8time Is Here! 3 minutes left! 2014 has marked the beginning of Cre8time activities at the monthly crop I host at Michaels in Toronto, Canada. None of the attendees had heard about this wonderful movement started through the Craft and Hobby Association ( CHA). Anxious? Nervous? Combative? Yes — they were all that and more, … Continue reading Cre8time Is Here!
Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish Paint Program is a wonderful new product line from DecoArt and was chosen one of the Craft & Hobby Association‘s (CHA) Top 20 products of the year at the annual CHA Mega Show held this week in Anaheim, California. I have been hearing about this paint and cannot wait to get … Continue reading Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish Paint
I am starting 2014 on a lovely note; as a member of Ann Butler’s DT (Design Team). I encourage you to go to Ann’s blog, Creativity Stirs The Soul, to see all the wonderful things Ann has invented, created and continues to dream up to inspire creativity and beauty. Ann Butler for Kellycraft Fantastic faux-quilting … Continue reading Ann Butler Designs Design Team
A little while ago I shared a project I worked on for a CHA installation created by Carmi Cimicata for ETI Resin. Over 80 bezels were created for the Resin Time is Anytime project. I was recently given the opportunity by the amazing Carmi Cimicata to participate in a project for the CHA2014 Mega Show. … Continue reading Resin Time is Anytime; ETI Resin Project