Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Craft Extravaganza Day 2014

 After weeks of preparation, the extravaganza day finally arrived. We'd been in the hall until late the night before, getting as much done as we could, so that there were just the final touches to be done on Saturday morning. Needless to say, the final touches took us three hours. :)


Here's Lisa decorating her table...............


We were determined that no one would go hungry...........


The doors were opened at 10am & hordes of bargain hunting crafters descended on the sale table...........



Our demonstrators were brilliant & worked so hard all day. Here's Jenny Mayes from Hobby Art.........


Helen Meighan of Helidot.........



Julie Hickey from Craftwork Cards was accompanied by her lovely mum, Jean. They're both looking very serious here, but I could hear the roars of laughter from my position at the top of the hall..........


A few of Julie's gorgeous samples...........


And the crowds kept coming...........


Rosemary was kept busy on the make & take table..........


People got a chance to play with Versacolor inks, embossing powders & the gorgeous new,


 Looks like Lisa was having fun......


By the way, the journal cover you can see in front of her will be the subject of her new, day long, craft & dine workshops. If you would like to make your own journal cover, email Lisa at lisabaker1@btinternet.com for all the information.

Here's DT member Georgina Ford demoing the Gelli Plate..........



The sale crates were virtually empty by lunchtime but there were still bargains to be had...........


Lisa & Georgina..............


You can see from the photos that there were samples everywhere, Lisa wanted to provide as much inspiration as possible.

By 4pm slight hysteria had set in........ ;)



This week we are slowly but surely getting the website up to date with all the new products. If you saw something you wanted on Saturday, but forgot to buy it & it's not yet on the website, please drop us an email & we'll find it for you.

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make the day such a success & who supported the raffle - approximately £120 was raised for the Heart of Kent Hospice.

This week Lisa is preparing for her second appearance for Imagination Crafts on Create & Craft on Friday. As soon as we have final confirmation of show times, we will post them on the
Lisa B Designs Facebook page, on Twitter & if we get enough notice, here on the blog.

I know lots of you want to know what the August class projects will be, but because of the amount of work Lisa has at the moment, they have yet to be decided. They will be cards & we will try to let you know what type before the class if at all possible.

That's it for now & once again thank you to everyone. Here's to Extravaganza Day 2015 - July 20, for anyone who's already got their 2015 diary. :)

Until next time, happy crafting.


  1. Looks like you all had a great day. Wish I lived closer!

  2. It looks as though you had a very busy day, with loads of people turning up. Well done, I'm sure all your hard work paid off. Will try to catch Lisa On C&C on Friday. Thank you, Jan


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