Central Park Card Workshop

I am so excited to be crafting again!  How would you like to spend a relaxing evening with friends and food and fun!!?!   Join me in creating these 10 cards using the new Central Park papers from Close to My Heart along with new Central Park die cuts:

 

 

They are a nice mix of Birthday, Thank you and All Occasion cards that will brighten the day of any recipient.  In addition, you’ll make this fun card wallet that holds all 10 cards and envelopes:

 

I’ll have all of the cricut cuts and thin cuts and pop ups prepared for you so you can  decorate your cards with your choice of sentiment, sequins, bling gems and embossing, etc. I have a choice of sentiments to personalize the cards for any occasion you like. All you have to do is show up and have fun!   So, come join me  for some girl time and crafting….

If you can’t come in person, but would still like to receive all the materials and instructions to create these cards in your own home, when you’d like a little relaxing down-time there, then I am happy to prepare a “to go” kit and mail it out to you.

 

♥   Come join me!

When: Saturday, July
Where: call or email for location
Cost: $25 for 10 cards with envelopes and card box
Bring your own adhesive
RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com or marie.farson@principia.edu

You can purchase this kit to work on at home.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $25.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $30.00 – mailed to you first class
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Seeds of Love cards…

I just love January’s Stamp of the Month, Bloom and Grow.  Its inspirational messages of love and patience are a healing balm in today’s world.  This set of cards is created from this stamp set:

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ending with two always handy birthday cards:

 

Friends will be gathering in St Louis this weekend to create these lovely cards: 2 each of all 7 cards.  As always, you are warmly welcome to join us!

Additionally, I have one extra card kit still available for sending out to you if you can’t make it in person this weekend.

They are a nice mix of cards that will brighten the day of any recipient.  I’ll have all of the cricut cuts and thin cuts and pop ups prepared for you so you can  decorate your cards with your choice of sentiment, sequins, bling gems and ribbons, etc.

If you would like to receive all the materials and instructions to create these cards in your own home, then I am happy to mail a kit out to you.

♥   First person to email me gets the kit!

RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com or marie.farson@principia.edu

Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards and directions so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $20.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $25.00 – mailed to you first class

Christmas Crafting

Loved four fabulous friends gathering together last Saturday for a festive day of Christmas Crafting!

We made gift boxes with candy and gift cards:

 

Christmas cards:

A box to store the cards with a flap for listing recipients:

and a Christmas ornament and gift tags:

 

So much fun to spend the day crafting with friends, enjoying delicious quiche, listening to Christmas carols and preparing cards and gifts and tags to share with loved ones!

A big shout out to my dear friend Leslie for hosting our Christmas Crafting day and baking such delicious quiches for us!!

 

Three sets of cards, card boxes, gift boxes and tags with ornament remain so if you would like to make these at home yourself, please contact me and I’d be happy to send them your way!!

Much peace and love to you all…..

 

Marie

571-276-5405

mariefarson@juno.com

 

“Basic” cards that are anything but basic…

The new featured colors for the “Basics” palette: Charcoal, Pewter, Pebble, Linen, Mink, Heather, Espresso, Nutmeg, Toffee, Almond combine beautifully to create these elegant cards that are anything BUT “basic”!   The addition of dimensional flowers from the Flower Market cartridge and coordinating ribbon make these cards truly one of a kind.  I had the pleasure of gathering with several out of town friends a week ago to create these cards:

 

 

along with one of the sliding cards from CTMH’s recent promotion:

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I have one card kit still available for purchase.

They are a nice mix of Birthday, Thank you and Thinking of you cards that will brighten the day of any recipient.  I’ll have all of the cricut cuts and thin cuts and pop ups prepared for you so you can  decorate your cards with your choice of sentiment, sequins, bling gems and ribbons, etc.

 

If you would like to receive all the materials and instructions to create these cards in your own home, then I am happy to mail a kit out to you.

 

♥   First person to email me gets the kit!

RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com or marie.farson@principia.edu

Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards and directions so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $25.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $30.00 – mailed to you first class 

Whimsy Fundamental Card Workshop

I am so excited to be crafting again!  How would you like to spend a relaxing evening with friends and food and fun!!?!   Join me in creating these 16 cards using the new Whimsy Fundamental papers from Close to My Heart along with die cuts from the Flower Market Cricut cartridge:

 

 

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They are a nice mix of Birthday, Thank you and Thinking of you cards that will brighten the day of any recipient.  I’ll have all of the cricut cuts and thin cuts and pop ups prepared for you so you can  decorate your cards with your choice of sentiment, sequins, bling gems and embossing, etc. I have a choice of sentiments to personalize the cards for any occasion you like. All you have to do is show up and have fun!   So, come join me either Friday evening Sept 22nd at 7pm for some girl time and crafting….

 

If you can’t come in person, but would still like to receive all the materials and instructions to create these cards in your own home, when you’d like a little relaxing down-time there, then I am happy to prepare a “to go” kit and mail it out to you.

 

♥   Come join me!

When: Saturday, September 22nd at 7pm
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $25 for 16 cards with envelopes
Bring your own adhesive
RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com or marie.farson@principia.edu

You can purchase this kit to work on at home.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $25.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $30.00 – mailed to you first class

Peek at it, Shake it up, Slide it, Pop it up!

This month’s set of cards includes five fun fancy-fold interactive cards. You’ll get to make two of each: one to give away and one to keep!

 

The  Tickled pink stamp set and coordinating thin cuts, along with the Hibiscus stamp set are used to create this fun Shaker card with a window full of sequins to shake behind the flamingos. (Alternatively you can try out this balletic shaker card for that special little girl in  your life!)

 

The Magic paper is perfect for those Disney themed birthday card, with an iris opening on the inside to peek through at the sweet birthday sentiment.

 

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Pop Up cards are always a hit with young and old alike and this pop up birthday card is sure to please!

June’s Stamp of the month goes great with this slider card. The car glides on over to reveal the birthday message. Perfect for the guys in your life who aren’t as interested in the pretty floral birthday cards!

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Come to my Workshop on Thursday, July 14th at 7pm or join us this Sunday July 17th at 2pm and make this gorgeous set of 10 cards.

I’ll have all of the cricut cuts and thin cuts and pop ups prepared for you so you can  decorate your cards with your choice of sentiment, sequins, bling gems and embossing, etc.

Join us on Thursday eve or  Sunday afternoon for some tea and coffee, cake and cookies and fun while we create these beautiful hand-crafted cards to send out to your friends and family.

Workshop is limited to 8 participants. RSVP to guarantee a spot.

♥   Come join us!

When: Thursday, July 14th at 7pm or Sunday July 17th at 2pm
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $20 for 10 cards with envelopes
Bring your own adhesive
RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com

You can purchase this kit to work on at home.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $23.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $25.00 – mailed to you first class

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Bunch ‘o Love cards

The new Spring Seasonal Expressions mini catalog is here!  And along with it come some terrific new paper packs and stamp sets with coordinating thin cuts.  Easily one of my most favorite new combos is the “Bunch of Love” thin cuts and stamp set.

I love the rich colors of the new Florence paper pack used with Bunch of Love to create this set of birthday and thank you cards:

 

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Plus this fun folding card:

 

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Come to my Workshop on Thursday, May 12 at 7pm or Saturday May 14th at 2pm and make this gorgeous set of 10 cards.

After cutting out the Bunch of Love bouquet images for the cards on the Sizzix, we’ll decorate them with your choice of sequins, rose gold foil tape and twine.

Join us on Thursday eve or  Saturday afternoon for some tea and coffee, cake and cookies and fellowship while we create these beautiful hand-crafted Birthday and Thank you cards to send out to your friends and family.

Workshop is limited to 8 participants. RSVP by May 10 to guarantee a spot.

♥   Come join us!

When: Thursday, May 12 at 7pm or Saturday May 14th at 2pm
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $20 for 10 cards with envelopes
Bring your own adhesive
RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com

You can purchase this kit to work on at home.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $23.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $25.00 – mailed to you first class

Springtime Critters!

Finally Spring is here!  After an amazing amount of snow I am really happy to welcome an entire week of sunshine and warmth!

Close to My Heart’s fun new Spring Critters thincuts with matching stamp set,    , makes the cutest set of birthday, Easter or all occasion cards – you choose the sentiment:

 

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Along with two each of these four cute cards, check out the adorable chick on these cards:

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Come to my Workshop on Monday March 28th at 3pm or Saturday April 2nd and make this gorgeous set of 12 cards using CTMH’s new Penelope pack and Spring Critters stamp set.

After cutting out the Spring Critters images for the cards on the Sizzix, we’ll decorate them with your choice of playful puffies,  limeade washi tapesmini-staples, bakers twine and red enamel hearts.

 

Join us on Monday afternoon or  Saturday for some tea and coffee, cake and cookies and fellowship while we create these beautiful hand-crafted Birthday and Springtime cards to send out to your friends and family.

Workshop is limited to 8 participants. RSVP by March 20th to guarantee a spot.

♥   Come join us!

When: Saturday April 2nd at 10am or Monday March 28th  at 3pm
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $20 for 12 cards with envelopes
Bring your own adhesive
RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com

You can purchase this kit to work on at home.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $23.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $25.00 – mailed to you first class

Birthday Cards… and a Valentines!

I can’t tell you the number of times one of my children has announced at 9 am, “Oh yeah, I’m invited over to Susie’s house for her birthday today at 10 am…”  Which is why I keep a closet shelf of last minute age-appropriate fun gifts and a stock of birthday cards on hand.

How is your stock of ready made birthday cards doing? Now is a great time to stock up on birthday cards.  Come to my Workshop on Thursday February 11th or Saturday February 13th and make this gorgeous set of 12 cards using CTMH’s new Kaleidoscope paper pack and Kaleidoscope cardmaking stamp set.

After stamping the cake and balloon images for the cards, we’ll decorate them with your choice of sparkles, sequinsgreen shimmer trim and pink or white enamel gems.

We’ll make 4 each of the three designs shown below:

Additionally, you are welcome to make a free Valentines card for your sweetheart (whether or not you join us for the Birthday cards)….

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or

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I’ll have supplies on hand for either of these two Valentine’s Day cards.

On Saturday you are also welcome to bring your child to make a set of children’s Valentines cards for school classes:

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$10 per set of 30 cards.

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Join us on a Thursday evening for wine or a Saturday for some tea and coffee, cake and cookies and fellowship while we create these beautiful hand-crafted Birthday and Valentines cards to send out to your friends and family.

Workshop is limited to 8 participants. RSVP by February 9th to guarantee a spot.

♥   Come join us!

When: Saturday February 13th at 9am or Thursday February 11th at 7pm
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $20 for 12 cards with envelopes
Bring your own adhesive
RSVP: mariefarson@juno.com

You can purchase this kit to work on at home.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and all accessories included.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $23.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $25.00 – mailed to you first class

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