Saturday, 10 March 2012

St. Barnabas Craft Fair 10th March

Today Crafty Claires had its first craft fair outing at St.Barnabas Church's monthly craft fair. No 1 showed off her cards and framed decoupage while No 2 displayed her various bags, scarves and snood! We were joined by No 2's Mum and Nan who also had a table each selling jams, chutneys and preserves on one and knitted items on the other.

It was a very busy day with plenty of people out and about enjoying the sunshine and warmer weather. There was lots of people looking at our table and No 2 managed to sell one of her felt bags. We also sold one of our Crafty Claires Stick Weaving Kits. No 2's Mum did a roaring trade with her jams, chutneys and preserves with many people asking if she will be back next month!

There were lots of fantastic craft stalls at the Fair and we made sure we took the time to have a good look around at the other stalls. We met lots of interesting people and made some useful contacts for The Craft Guides website.

We had a very enjoyable day and have already booked another three tables for April! Better start making some more stuff ..........!

Happy Crafting!

No 1's Framed Decoupage

Following a suggestion from No 2 I have branched out from doing cards. These are my first and second attempts at doing framed decoupage pictures.

No 1

Friday, 9 March 2012

No 2's Scarves & Bags

Here are some of No 2's wonderful scarves and bags that will also be making an appearance at the Craft Fair this weekend!

No 1's Easter Cards

As we are attending a Craft Fair this weekend I have been busy trying to make Easter Cards! Here are a very small sample of some of my recent Easter creations!
Hope you like them
No 1

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

A Little Bit More About Us

The two of us met for the first time two years ago at a Children's Activity Afternoon at our local museum. Although we immediately got on, we didn't really start to become friends until a year later at another event at another museum. Within a few months we were planning events together for the first Museum and becoming good friends. Nine months on and its feels like we have always been friends!

We have lots of interests in common and one of these is Craft. No 1 is mainly interested in papercrafts and particularly enjoys doing decoupage and embossing. No 2 is interested in fabric and textile crafts including sewing, knitting, crochet and even weaving with sticks! She also makes historical reenactment costume.

We enjoy going to craft fairs and recently we have started having tables at fairs to attempt to sell some of our creations! We are also currently creating a new website called The Craft Guides which we will be able to tell you more about soon.

We hope to use this blog to share some of our crafting exploits as well as to showcase some of our crafty creations!