Sunday, September 2, 2012

ETSY Craft Party!

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A little over a week ago, RANCHO COCOA (a.k.a., me and Missy), along with TREEHOUSE KID & CRAFT, hosted the worldwide ETSY CRAFT PARTY day. Everyone was invited to come down to the Treehouse store last friday to come hang out, have some snacks, and work on craft projects before hitting up the town for a big night out. Needless to say, it was the perfect setting for a bunch of folks to come together to create and make new friends...the theme of the night was "WISH YOU WERE HERE"...

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We brought the BUTTON PRESS so people could design and punch out their very own ONE-INCH BUTTONS...

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An enormous THANK YOU goes out to Treehouse for hosting the event at the very last minute, and thank you to everyone who came to hang out...next time, we'll plan this thing out way in advance!

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Kristen, owner and proprietor of the always kick-ass TREEHOUSE KID & CRAFT (Thank you, Kristen!):

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Rancho Cocoa's very own Missy who runs SHOPPE SUGAR COOKIE on Etsy:

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Sara, who's hand painted and printed textiles can be found at SARA LEE PARKER on Etsy:

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Karen also came to hang out and craft...Yay, Karen!

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Leslie, who is a manager at THE LOFT ART SUPPLIES here in Athens...she also has her MUST KEEP MAKING! shop on Etsy (Katy, photobombing):

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Nikki (or was it Nicole? I'm terrible at remembering names. Sorry!) and Lonna...Lonna runs and maintains a ZINE LIBRARY at one of our local library branches!

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Linda came and brought old magazines and maps for everyone to cut out and use, as well as some awesome trail mix for the party...and she brought this SCRAPBOOK that she was working on:

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Heather came for the sweet hang out and to make some crafts and meet some new peoples (Hi, Heather!):

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Homegirls Josie and Allison came and sprinkled their magical pixie dust on everything:

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Amelia (on the right) and her friend could not get enough of the button press...look at all those one-inch buttons they made!

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Evie, Jean, Katy, and Wyatt...Katy knits and crochets "hats for the revolution" at the KATYDIDNOT shop on Etsy. She does custom requests, too!

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...WISH YOU WERE HERE, indeed!






4 comments:

Jenny Holiday said...

ahhh Looks like it was such a FUN FUN time!! :)

Thanks for sharing!
xo

Missy said...

Thanks, Jenny! We had so much fun at this Craft Party. I think we are going to try and make it a monthly event!

Michelle Cornelison said...

Amazing! I don't know how I missed that...

RANCHO COCOA said...

We're going to be bringing Church of Craft Athens back to life and it's probably going to be a once-a-month thing at Treehouse. We'll be sure to let everyone know!