Tag: SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters

SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters having fun

Carolyn McLean What started as a cute idea after a lunch out and craft store shopping, Georgeann Becker, Connie Sheehey and Carolyn McLean were talking about how relaxed we’ve become about dressing up. That’s when Carolyn thought it would be fun to go to the monthly meeting dressed in a white blouse, blue jeans and…

Papercrafters FUN Shop!

SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters; photo by Karin Menghini

Carol Thompson Once again, the SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters held another very creative Fun Shop. In August, 15 members participated in a Card-in-a-Box activity. Each one of us brought a finished card and a kit with supplies to make three others. We exchanged kits, made the cards and came away with three completed new cards! Fun Shops…

Papercrafters host monthly FUN SHOPS!

Carol Thompson Participants enjoyed our July Fun Shop: Note Card Box Kit. The presenters were Liz Spielmann and Marlene Theissen. We all walked away with a box that holds note paper and pen, photos or gift cards. It was a clever recycling use of the many stamping boxes we all collect in the club. Many…

Paper Crafters donate cards

Left to right: Sharla Shupe, Linda Landry, Vera and Carol Thompson; photo by Opal Larkin

Carol Thompson Once again, SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters donated their handmade greeting cards to a local senior living center. Desert Springs residents were the recipients this summer. These folks loved the cards we placed on their doors and one of the local residents is pictured here with her card! Our PaperCrafters group donates greeting cards to independent…

PaperCrafters FUN SHOP!

Participants of our April Fun Shop, top row: Georgeann Becker, Sharon Scanlan, Vicky Carmen, Gail Robson, Ann LaPerre, Barb Quarantino, Liz Spielmann, Pam Boedeker, Linda Carr; bottom row: Carolyn Barkley McLean, Karin Menghini and Marge Wong; photo by Carol Thompson, also a participant

Carol Thompson Fun Shops are held monthly and organized by Karin and Marge. Many times the teachers are our own PaperCrafter members but often times they bring in talent from outside of SaddleBrooke. This gives the members the opportunity to learn new techniques in the use of paper and color. Fun Shops are open to…

SB PaperCrafters donate cards

Left to right: Julie Egolf, Sharon Scanlan, Opal Larkin and Carol Thompson

Carol Thompson Once again, Amber Lights senior living center residents were the recipients of handmade cards from our own SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters members. Back by popular demand, these folks loved the cards we placed on their doors last year and we were asked back to do the same this year! Our PaperCrafters group donates greeting cards…

Craft Room tour

Tour hostesses: Doris Dieterle, Jan Francis and Arlynne Striplin

Carol Thompson Once again, SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters opened their craft rooms to members of the club. Four members gave tours of their awesome craft rooms for 31 members on a rainy Saturday afternoon in February. The attendees learned of some great organizational ideas and left very envious! Hostesses were Doris Dieterle, Jan Francis, Arlynne Striplin and…

Time to celebrate 19 years

The new board from left: Opal Larkin, vice president, Doris Dieterle, treasurer, Sharon Scanlan, president, Georgeann Becker Member-at-Large, Mary Barrios, secretary

Carol Thompson SaddleBrooke’s PaperCrafters celebrated their nineteenth year as a viable club here in our community. Kris Holmes, one of our founding members, was on hand at our January 11 meeting as she encouraged us along to our next 19 years! Also voted in was our 2017 Board. They are Opal Larkin, vice president, Doris…

Paper Crafters hold new member coffee

Kris Holmes, founder/member SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters

Carol Thompson Recently, the SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters Board held a new member coffee to better acquaint us to all the club has to offer. We were treated to delicious pastries and fruit while we learned more about the history and opportunities this group has for us. Club founder Kris Holmes told of how the Paper…

Paper Crafters donate cards

Left to right: Cheri Utsler, Carol Ratza, Lonnie Treat, Leanne Bourgois - Director of Sales and Marketing for Amber Lights, Abbie Egolf and Carol Thompson

Carol Thompson Amber Lights Senior Living Community residents were the recipients of 125 homemade cards when several volunteers from the SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters Club delivered their crafts door-to-door. Each card was made and donated by members of the club. This event was the second of many such future visits planned. Leanne, the Director of Sales…