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Craft days are such fun!

I love having my crafty friends over for a day of crafting.

The first hour is always crazy with catching up on what everyone has been up to, how things are and what they have planned for the day.

I try to create some sort of challenge. It could be follow a card sketch or map, maybe a colour challenge where we draw colours from a hat and have to use them to make our creations.

As Easter is just around the corner, I thought I would try a couple of easy make and takes.

The first was like a simple origami folded pocket.

Take a 6x6 in or 15x 15 cm square of paper.
Turn it on it's point.

Then fold one corner to meet the opposite.

Make sure your triangle has the long edge at the bottom and fold one corner across to the other edge.

Then take the other corner to the opposite edge, meeting with the first fold.

Take one of the pieces at the top and fold down over the crossover. This will hold it all secure. It gives you a place to decorate or put a sentiment too.

This holds a few treats and really could be used for any occasion.

I was excited to show my friends what I had been creating with my new Stampin' Up products.
They looooved all the new cards and techniques.

Soon they were looking through the catalogue and drawing up their own wish list!

Now they wanted to try it for themselves!
The stamping fun began and went on all day - not without getting a bit of ink on our fingers!!

Fun day!


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