This post is looooong overdue. A few months ago, I received huge box of goodies from Elmer’s and X-acto as a part of the Elmer’s Craft & Tell campaign. It was an awesome project to be a part of, because it was all about bringing people together to make something by hand. It’s sort of the old idea of the quilting circle. I gathered together some girls from our youth group to make Christmas cards (I told you this was long over due!) Elmer’s and X-acto provided all of the markers, glue, cutting mats, scissors, glue spots, etc. and I brought paint, glitter, scrap book paper and other embellishments to make the cards pretty.
…and we crafted, made a big mess and had a great time.
(Most of the girls were camera shy, so I just have pictures of them working on their projects.)
Each of the girls got to go home with a big goodie bag of craft supplies, which I’m sure they’ll put to good use for school projects.
…and I kept some goodies for myself as well. I especially love the X-acto cutting mat and the Elmer’s glue spots.
As I was snapping pictures, watching the girls giggle and create, I realized this is a bit of a lost form of fellowship. I want to encourage all of you to gather a small group of friends together in a Crafting Circle. Projects are easier and more fun when you have company!
I was not paid to write this post, but Elmer’s and X-acto furnished all of the crafting supplies.
See you tonight for FFF!