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Etsy Craft Party: Fargo 2014

“photography is the beauty of life captured.” tara chisholm

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Fargo, ND joined the Etsy Global Crafty Party this past June 6, 2014!  We had such a sweet turnout that we didn’t really anticipate – thank you all for coming and creating!  Here’s a little photo recap of the wonderful night of recapturing old photos (amazing photography by Penny Burns of Northern Stories!).  We had such a great time working with photos to get them off our phones and computers and onto our home walls that look forward to more photo workshops in the future!

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Our party was held at the Elevate Executive Meeting Suite downtown Fargo.  It was a tish dreary outside, but we still were able to open it up to the beautiful patio!

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kodak to nodak

(print by Lens & Limestone of Moorhead, MN!)

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angelique

Workshop instructor and coffeeshop manager Angelique guided attendees through a wall banner that could be sewn or glued.  We were stoked how many people chose to try out a sewing machine who hadn’t done much sewing (or any!) before.  Super cool.

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emily

Taea Made’s Emily manned the embroidered photo station with her sweet background in embroidery and needlework!  Initially we planned for mostly teaching French knots but Emily was blown away by how adventurous people got in wanting to learn more stitches.

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finley

Attendee Brandi brought a HEDGEHOG.  Finley was a great creative inspiration.  SERIOUSLY.

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My personal favorite is the tiny Polaroid necklace…super adorable.

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Chelsea of Raine Design had the popular Polaroid coasters and tiny Polaroid necklaces.  At one point so many coasters were being created we had to run back to our shop to improvise with supplies to get everyone finished projects to take home!

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nichole coaster
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friends embroidery

We included this event as part of our Handmade Home Series kick-off!!  Check out more kick ass inspired home workshops to round off your summer to creative perfection.  We’re here for your creative outlet and connecting with other crafty people moments!  Huge thanks to Etsy for their big help with supplies for the night, our Unglued crew, our sweet instructors Angelique, Raine Design, and Taea Made, AMAZING PHOTOS by Penny Burns of Northern Stories, the Kilbourne Group and Jenn & Cass for your sweet venue help, and all of you for participating in this beauty of a night!

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