Tuesday, May 25

A Weekend of ArtsyCrafts!

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Having attended ArtsyCrafts Autumn 2009 I was thrilled to be asked to help at the second of the May 2010 ArtsyCrafts events. But ... even having attended before ... well NOTHING could have prepared me for the AC6amount of work involved ... and I only turned up on Friday afternoon when all the really hard planning, packing and kitting had been done ... what a lightweight I am!!! 

It was the best fun though ... we worked hard ... laughed a lot ... ate lots of chocolate and met lots of really lovely crafty people. AC1

I got to do my first big demo ... just a metal rose I might add ... but lots of people all the same!

In true blogger spirit I was told I looked just like Julia Roberts ... by more than one person ...so it must be true ... I also got to wash all the Cut n' dry foam ... Oh the glamour! I decided to take it back to my room and wash it in the shower ... I promise I did n't really shower with it ... but when you are cream crackered and it is gone midnight ... wAC2ell everything seems really funny ... so I posed with camera in hand ... just for you guys!  And if you are sat there thinking ... Oh my goodness ... that woman has no ankles ... trust me ... I had some when I left Cambridge on Friday afternoon ... but they had disappeared by around 10am on Saturday morning! You can rest assured I have ankles again today :0)

A big shout out to all the lovelAC5y people I met at the weekend and all the lovely bloggers that I can now put voices to their comments ... it really was a pleasure to meet you all ...

So there you have it ... that is why I have been AWOL ... well that and launching the Summer classes on the LB Craft's web site ...

Only 24 more sleeps now until DistrLBClass7ess Ink Utopia ... I had to spell check Utopia twice by the way ... the first time I spelt it soooo badly even the spell checky wotsit could n't recognise the word!

Right ... that is me ... how many of you are coming to LB on Sunday for the fun and frolics that is the B Line Bargain Bonanza???? And does anyone out there know whether the European plug on my hair straighteners will need an adapter in New Jersey????

Laters!

20 comments:

Netty said...

Sounds as if you all had terrific fun and did some great work. I'll be at LB Crafts Sunday morning, my favourite crafting shop.
Annette x

Helen said...

I can't believe that pic of you in the bath/shower with the cut'n'dry foam!!! You should have turned the taps on though, now THAT would have been funny! have enjoyed seeing some pics of the weekend, looks a blast. Trying to save for October....

Leigh said...

Sounds like great time.

Daniele said...

sounds and looks like fun was had by all the pics look lovely over at Lins blog....was gutted that I can't come to the summer christmas class that you are doing as both dates are when I'm on my hols and as much as I love your classes I'm not cancelling 2 weeks in Italy lol fingers crossed you'll do another later on in the year
hugs from Daniele

Kim said...

Looks like fun! BTW--I think you will need an adapter in NJ, unless you decide to go au naturel!!!

Jennie said...

lol.. shower best place for washing cutndry, and errr a WHITE cardigan! are you mad.. if that had been me, it would have been blue, yellow and red by the time I had finished demoing! rofl...
yes you will need an adapter...but will you have time to straighten?

Sid said...

Glad you had a fab time Linda, some really funnt tales there !!

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Linda, lol love the shower photo! So glad you had a great weekend, love what you made, just beautiful! hugs Heidi xx

Lottie said...

What an amazing weekend and so lovely to see you - and yes - you are a glamour puss.

When I win the lottery I will be joining in one of those weekends - you all certainly earn your keep don't you.

Kay said...

It certainly was an amazing weekend and it was great to meet you, although I was a bit confused at first wondering what Julia Roberts was doing wandering around a craft room! Are you going somewhere soon then? You haven't mentioned it before x

Julia Dunnit said...

Oh I know how much hard work it is - but doesn't a day go quickly! How fun to read of your exploits and your looky likey fame - amazing.

Jenny said...

That looks like great fun! I would have showered with them, just to watch the pretty colours!!! *lol*

Burnice said...

So glad you had a great time. Shame I couldn't go to that one - would have been a laugh! Burnice x

Allyson said...

I can confirm the Artsy Crafty weekend was enormous fun... I was there watching that rose demo and stunned to find it was being given by Julia Roberts. Was she filling for you while you were on your coffee break? . Who'd have thought it. Just finished looking at the new class schedules, I want to do all of them, it's not fair. I hate having to make decisions. But I'm definitely doing the Christmas one.

The Crafty Chick said...

God it's good you posted. I was worried we'd wrecked more than just your feet this weekend. Hope the colour of your toes gets back to normal soon after treading that foam. Lol. Leandra

Paula Gale said...

my - how word gets around about you looking like JR !!! So funny!!!

I had big cankles at the weekend... first time i'd worn heels since october and boy - did I chose a time to wear them... 27 degrees in Chesterfield at a friends wedding...

they didn't disappear until this morning :o(

Sounds like you had a ball anyway - I think you must be the entertainment at these events!!!

Paula x x x

Virginia said...

Love the idea of you sorting out those foam pieces in the shower! Also glad that i wasn't the only one whose ankles went on holiday this weekend - I'm still really from them!

Hope you're having a good day!

craftimamma said...

My ankles stayed okay but my fingers are a different matter. They got replaced by sausages!!! Love the shower photo though.

Looks like you all had a blast at the weekend inspite of the heat and loved the photos on Lin's blog too.

Can't make Sunday much as I would like but ................ my buddies and I will see you Wednesday, Yay!!!! Can't wait and I've only got 7 sleeps, Lol!

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Dallying Debz said...

Artsycrafts was great minus all the sarky comments from you of course ;)

Why would you need an adaptor in New Jersey? What would you possibly be doing over there? And have you admitted to your memory lapse yet?

Angelnorth said...

Glad you had fun - great method for cleaning Cut n Dry, thanks for the tip ;o) Hope you have recovered from the freek whirlwind, too!

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