Monday, November 12, 2012

Teresa Collins' Visit

A huge THANK YOU to Teresa Collins for visiting our beautiful state to host four workshops at both our Bonney Lake and Monroe Ben Franklin Crafts & Frame Shop stores. 

Teresa is such a delight and we love her products and collections, that we were ecstatic about her arrival!

Joy and Mary Anne with Teresa Collins.

Here are the ladies from the Vintage Finds White Binder workshop.


Here, Cheri Piles, a Teresa Collins Design Team Co-Coordinator, is helping attendees in creating the beautiful Vintage Finds White Binder project.

Cheri Piles

Teresa prepared all the kits ahead of time, so everyone got to work at their own pace, but also, follow along as Teresa walked through the steps.


Both Teresa and Cheri walked around the room speaking with everyone, making sure to answer any questions and assist anyone who were having difficulties.


Here is the group from the Big Christmas Countdown workshop.


Can you believe Christmas is only 44 days away?! Least everyone in this workshop is prepared to document the countdown to Christmas with the gorgeous Big Christmas Countdown project.


So many textures, techniques, designs...it was such a fun project!


We would like to thank EastPointe Church for generously letting us use one of their classrooms to host the workshops. It enabled everyone to have ample crafting space to work on their projects.


Cheri, sipping on a delicious drink from Ben's Espresso with Teresa, who is showing off her Vintage Finds White Binder project.

Cheri Piles and Teresa Collins
 
We held a contest for those that registered early to select one lucky participant from each workshop for a chance to win a dinner date with Teresa Collins. 

And the lucky winners were...Dodie from the Vintage Finds White Binder Workshop and Taresa from the Big Christmas Countdown workshop.


They had such a great time at Midtown Grill with Teresa and her team, with Mary Ann, Joy and Stephanie.


Thank you to everyone that attended! We cannot wait to host Teresa again, so be sure to stay tuned to all of our events and news here.

You can view all the photos from the workshops here and read about Teresa's trip to Washington on her blog here.

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