The ‘Demented Cats’ (self titled) organise a weekly crafting session between them and invited me to come and host a mixed media session for them as part of the All Counties Challenge,
The venue was the Glazed Creations shop in Royston – a fabulous place full of creativity.
These painted tiles on the wall are just fabulous!
Apologies as I can’t credit the creator for this however whoever painted this tiles is a genius, ‘think happy thoughts’. Mystery painter, I will do my best for you!
Having been bowled over by the venue there was another surprise in store, I was made an honorary Demented Cat and presented with a hand painted coffee mug depicting Maisy and the cat version of me driving her!!!
Anyway, as you can possibly tell from the group name, they were a lively bunch, and not shy of the camera …
Oh, by the way, as we are here, let me show you a few of the bits that we used during the workshop.
Nice simple selection of bits here.
These paints were just stunning!
We got to work and the ladies were soon nattering, I mean crafting. Crafting and nattering ;)
As it was one of the groups’ birthday they had also brought a gorgeous buffet of nibbles!
I certainly got the right day!
Ok, anyway, more nattering, nibbling and crafting later …
… and everyone started getting to the point where they were creating something unique, despite being given the same materials to work with.
I think this is something that I really love about group workshops.
Sometimes people say that the tidying up at the end of a day of crafting is the least enjoyable part – not this lot – fun with a capital F!!
I shoud show you what the ladies made shouldn’t I?
See, lots of similar elements but seven different variations and seven unique creations.
Just like the ladies themselves :)
Having realised that I’ve been getting a lot of forehead shots when trying to do group shots with me in them today I discovered the timer on the camera – genius – just time enough to run around and do the jazz hands!
You know, I think after my time with these ladies I’m tempted to offer a change of name.
They pooled their knowledge and connections and found somewhere for Maisy to have her oil change the next day – now, these ladies are really an inspiring and ‘can-do crew’!!
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