CREATING CONNECTION

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CREATING CONNECTION

29.00

ONE TIME WORKSHOP
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SUNDAY OCTOBER 28TH 2:30-5:30PM

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17TH 1:30-4:00PM

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Reach out to your loved ones in distant places with this "OLD-SCHOOL" art form. 

Do you remember how amazing it was to go to your mailbox and find a letter, not a bill or junk mail, but an actual letter? Seasons Greetings? Birthday cards? How does that make you feel?

In the past, the act of writing letters was the only way to share personal journeys with friends and family. Our grandparents set aside time to create something magical. Sending mail to tell loved ones a story of their lives. When you are distant from friends and family in this age of technology, it is easy to connect. Technology is wonderful, but it is also great to slow down, be mindful and create a little something with your hands. Create connection and send a little piece of you to some one you love. Join us, as we revive snail mail.

REASONS to revive snail mail.

  • Make amazing thoughtful greeting cards/letters & put a smile on a friend’s face. 
  • Explore unique ways to create unique paper gifts to send with letters.
  • Keep in touch with your grandchildren that live outside of your community.
  • Communicate with your adult children in new ways!

There will be a brief presentation on technique and how to use materials. The rest of your time is spent making your personalized greeting cards and letters (aka. snail mail)! You will leave with cards, unique stationery and envelopes to start or continue on your writing adventure.

If you are interested in this, then you might like hand lettering .

Absolutely no art experience required. Professional Art Supplies included. 

FACILITATED BY: Cindy Dorr


FAQ'S

Do I have to come to all the dates listed?
NO! You can make your project in one afternoon.

Who is this workshop for?
YOU! Anyone over 16 years old. This is easy for beginner crafters to learn the basics.

Is this a family friendly event?
YES, there is so much fun in family creativity time.
This workshop/class is suitable for anyone aged 12 and older. Every minor much be registered with an adult, we encourage a 1:1 ratio. The adult & child can complete their own projects, or create one together. All who attend must register.

Do I have to have experience?
No, absolute beginners are welcome. 

Do I have to be artsy or crafty to do this?
Nope. This is an entry level skill. You need to get out be social and do something with your hands? This workshop is for you.

Do I need to bring anything?
No. Our instructor Cindy has an a tonne of supplies. She is a walking arts and craft retail store, which she generously will share with you. You will have access to stamps, inks, paints, markers, buttons, washi tapes, die cuts, ephemera and sooo much more. 

Is this like paint night?
No. It is better.  ;) You can personalize it.