In Friday's post I shared an inside peek into Lisa Kettell's eye candy filled book
Well the excitement continues!
Lisa is coming to Los Angeles.
Artistic Affaire L'Automne Sept. 18-19, 2009
What is better then spending the onset of Autumn,
then at an Art Workshop Soiree, filled with amazing teachers, students,
ambiance and decor, yummy treats, goodie bags, a vendor faire and over
the top wonderful Host.
Ladies and Gentlemen, this does exist, on Sept 18, 2009 the festivities begin, Kim
Caldwell Presents: Artistic Affaire L'Automne, in Los Angeles, California, the site
to sign up is: http://www.artisticblissdesigns.com/item_24/Artistic-Affaire-LAutomne.htm
Seating is limited and there are seats available! If you live in the Los Angeles Area or are flying into to LAX, then drop on by the event, Lisa is one of the teachers, along with Ruth Rae and Julie Haymaker.
"The Workshop info from Kim's Site:
Please join us as we commence the festivities and traditions of Autumn with three incredible artists, Julie Haymaker, Lisa Kettell and Ruth Rae. These inspirational women will spend an entire day and evening of crafting with us as we journey through their artistic projects full of inventive techniques and creativity. This lovely Affaire also launches our first Friday Evening Market Soiree featuring artists and vendors from near and far. We hope you can join us for this wonderful weekend together!
Friday, September 18, 2009
Artistic Affaire Market Soiree
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Artistic Affaire L'Automne
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Your registration to this event includes:
~ Admission to our elegant Artistic Affaire Market Soiree on Friday, September 18th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM featuring over 10 artisans and vendors.
~ Exclusive book signings with Lisa Kettell, Altered Art Circus and Ruth Rae, A Charming Exchange.
~ Three classes taught by nationally known artists, Julie Haymaker, Lisa Kettell and Ruth Rae.
~ Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner the day of the event.
~ Reception at The Vintage Emporium in Long Beach on Sunday, September 20th from Noon – 2:00 PM.
~ Creative art exchanges, goodie bags, give-a-ways and more. . .
Seats are limited so act fast and come join us! Registration payments and fees for this event are pre-paid and non-refundable."
Here is a preview of the project that Lisa is teaching: Dragonfly Ballerina Queen
And now onto Crafty Blogger Links:
The Impatient Crafter
Make a super cute pair of flip flops with your kid or teen for your end of summer vacation! Madge shares the 411 in this post for I Love to Create
The Crochet Dude
Drew is giving away all his latest designs that are included in his new line of patterns that just launched nationwide! To enter you just leave a comment on his blog!
The Artful Crafter
Eileen blogs about learning photography - one frame at a time.
Stefanie Girard's Sweater Surgery
Earrings made with something old, something new and a how-to from the new book- Simply Gemstones by Nancy Alden
Naughty Secretary Club
Jen dishes up a recipe for making a pin cushion out of vintage tin.
Mixed Media Artist
Cyndi has an imaginary friend named Jim...from 100 years ago!
Cross Stitch at About.com
Help Connie decide a caption for her free Bat Cross Stitch pattern.
SisterDiane interviews a top Etsy seller who decided to downsize her business.
Crafty Princess Diaries
Tammy has a bag full of fun crafting ideas for the crafter with a birthday.
Join Cathie Filian on HSN August 17th where she will be showcasing the new formulas of Mod Podge, Chalkboard Paint and Texture Paint.
Alexa Westerfield a.k.a. Swelldesigner
Alexa shares 3 great photography tips for taking better photos of your crafts. You don't even have to have an expensive camera!
Aileen is offering a book giveaway! See how many ways you can get your name entered in her drawing to win a Ties That Bind Collaboration of Love book...
About Family Crafts
Hurry on over and submit your photos and ideas! Sherri is now accepting Halloween submissions. Share your costumes, haunted house ideas, more and browse through the photos everyone else has submitted.
Drum roll please!..
And in a final bit of Crafty News instead of asking you all, my devoted readers and lovers of the almighty craft, the tables are turning....
You can ask me anything you want, craft related, the meaning of life, (which I suppose to me is the same thing) or anything you want. I would love to get a fun discussion going here.
And as a thanks for leaving a question, you will be entered to win one of these free books:
3 lucky winners will also win a Wrights SideWinder
This is such a cool little tool!
And want to increase your odds of winning and know of a great recycled craft project, blog, Etsy Designer or Website? It can be your own or someone else's. Pop on over to Recycled Crafts at CraftGossip.com and click on "Suggest a Link" (specify "Recycled Crafts" ) and you will be entered to win a free book and Bobbin Winder there too!
I am so looking forward to your questions and recycled crafty links!
Oh and spread the word!
Twitter, Facebook, and it sounds funny to say, email (oh so old fashion now) about it!