The Handmade Hellos Crafting Party!

dsc_0249.jpg The crafting party last night was a smash hit!

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All of our demo stations were full of ambitious crafters–Hello!Lucky's snowy variation on Petra Boase’s Owl-y Friend yielded many colorful results! You can download the template here to try it out for yourself!

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Our Handmade Hellos contributors demonstrated various craft projects. François Vigneault instructed guests on how to make postcards composed of found maps, a fun and easy project for anyone with a crafty eye.

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Sarah Adler's magical banner project used dainty little boxes to enclose a quirky greeting one letter at a time!

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Stacy and Nicole (above) from Pancake & Franks had a station devoted to their accordion card, which uses durable board ends to make up a booklet.

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Jody Warshaw, Christina Loff, Kate Woodrow from Chronicle Books showing off their projects!

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Happy crafters!

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Jeffrey McGrew from Because We Can fashioned his card into part of his ensemble!

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Nancy Deane from Chronicle Books shows off her owl.

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Sarah Adler watches as one of her students displays her very own magical banner.

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The Hello!Lucky staff were, of course, busy at work! Pictured above, Max Koch and Shauna Leytus were the studio bartenders while, below, James Tucker and Alex Ewers greeted incoming crafters!

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Aaron Cohick, our lead pressman, was kind enough to demonstrate the ins-and-outs of our vintage Heidelberg presses throughout the evening.

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Have a great weekend, everyone!