We booked this event way back in January. Then we found that a total of 9 Capetonians were going up and so we got together as often as we could to craft as a group to get to know each other better and called ourselves the Finnaberries! (We found more Capetonians when we got there... it was nearly a take over!)
Two of the Finnaberries did the class before us on the Thursday and Friday... We managed to catch them for a photo when we arrived in JBay
The event was everything I had hoped for and more.
Here are the 3 Basson girls (not related, unless you consider that distress inks run in our veins...) all in the same room, brought together by Anna from Cape Town, Secunda and JBay. It was a really special moment.Patricia Basson with her Finn style headband! We have been online friends for a long time, so it was lovely to finally meet in person!
Here Anna is showing us how to make the drips.
What would an event be without some retail therapy?
In my element!
Off to make my drips on the canvas... looking a little sad as the day was coming to an end.
The Finnaberries in the aprons I made for each of us and Anna
I was put under the teacher's nose... I think that was to keep me good!
Here is my finished canvas
Day two was taught by Cariena and Jowilna
Jowilna taught us lots of lovely tips and tricks and I even managed to stick to the page layout and finished a page as it should be... well, almost!
Cariena had us playing with Zig markers to colour stuff. Well I clearly had lots of fun in this class!
This is the awesome team behind the event. They work tirelessly to make sure that it all runs smoothly. They are truly fabulous!
Thanks to Precilla and her camera, I actually exist in photos.... a rare occurrence and much appreciated!