What an incredibly busy and amazing weekend. Our First Christmas Edition of the Savoir Faire went off with flying colours. We are so proud. You can head over to The Savoir Faire website to see the Post-Op Review. I got tons of awesome handmade Christmas gifts that I can’t wait to give. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a chance to hit every table.
I was teaching a lovely group of ladies all morning. We did a Nest Mixed Media workshop. The piece was called “No Vacancy” and I am sure you can see why. Here was the sample piece I had made for them.
Even though the canvas was small, the workshop packed a lot of punch as I tried to show them as many little techniques as I could fit into the hour and a half. Of course we went over the time limit, haha. Quite the norm for me. I like people to feel like they are getting their money’s worth. Here are the students hard at work.
I am all about re-purposing and this class was no different as my flower was made from old packaging, the “No Vacancy” sign was punched into pieces from an old leather belt and all of the buttons were rescued from second hand stores (one of my favourite things to do).
I loved how all the pieces were different and reflected the personality of the student. So cool!! Here is Tracey with her piece.
Her mom, Jenny’s piece. She was a little afraid, but there was no need. It turned out beautiful!
Here is Anna’s piece. I just met her that day, she was so fun and from Aylmer, YEY!!
Steph’s piece. (You can also check out her review of the Faire on her blog Share the Love)
Last but not least, Kathy’s piece. This is Britt’s mom (my partner in crime for The Savoir Faire)
Have you guys started your shopping yet? Christmas is coming…