A Peek into my Craft Stay-cation Retreat and How to Plan your Own 2

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Day 2 of my craft stay-cation and retreat was loads of fun too! I made lots and lots of birthday cards, some Victorian paper shows, scrapbook layouts and an idea jar to wrap the vacation up!

I started with the cards. I wanted to use all my paper scraps and left over embellishments that had been getting pushed to the back of my crafting pile. I pulled out all those scraps and stickers and embellishments, gathered a few blank cards and got to work. I came up with 12 birthday cards and loved making each and every one of them. I specially enjoyed using some ‘thank you’ cards that I had purchased at a thrift store for $1 as card bases. Covering them up with paper and embellishments enabled me to make some pretty cute cards. I Continue reading

A Peek into my Craft Stay-cation Retreat and How to Plan your Own 1

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Now that you know how to plan your own craft retreat and have done all the major planning it’s time to start enjoying the retreat! Here is a recap of my two day retreat. I would love to know what y’all did for your creative retreats. Please share your ideas in the comments below.

Day 1

For snacks I have the following on my work desk and ready to go!
• Popcorn
• Candy
• Trail Mix

I am going to be making sandwiches for lunch and pasta for dinner. I will make the meals in the morning and then put them in the fridge so that I have no chores to do during the day. Continue reading