June 26, 2011

fist ever crafting party

yesterday, i threw a crafting party - my first ever! and it was a total success in-fact i'm already starting to think about the next one! have you ever thrown a craft party? i'd love to hear about it! meanwhile, here's my party 

getting ready {friday} 

 laying everything out

ingredients for making orange muffins

 orange muffins fresh from the oven 
see recipe here

 ingredients for chocolate banana bread 

colorful sprinkle rice krispies 
find recipe here

 fresh for the oven chocolate bread 
find recipe here
dining room/crafting area {we ended up bringing in another table}

let's get this party started {saturday}

 orange muffins on display

chocolate banana bread - ready to eat {served with freshly brewed coffee and Bailey's and cream - soo good}

 start of the food line

 start of the drink line

 canned orange soda, water, and coke zero in buckets of ice

 squirley straws clear cups and markers to write your name on your cup

pineapple summer punch - with a kick! 
find recipe here

lunch time

 mango chutney

 BBQ pulled pork

 pulled pork sandwiches 

sooooo good {also served a large toss salad} 
see recipe for pork here 


 {left to right} kelly, erica (standing) lori, mom

 our projects
erica's project {it's tradition for her to make her kids birthday cakes every year} and this one is no exception - these are for her daughter's cake (my flower girl - brennan) - whom is obsessed with the Beatles and the little yellow submarine

 my mini book
 mom's beading 

kelly's prepping for a class - so out of respect i didn't take to many pictures of the crafting area.
to see more about her and the classes she teaches check out her blog here

so that's it - my first ever crafting party - kept it small and sweet and i liked it that way! we all talked, drank, ate - and of course crafted!! so tell me about your favorite crafting party! 


  1. Oh Rebekah, I DREAM OF DOING THIS IN MY HOME! Thank you for coming to visit me today! GREAT MENU YOU HAD GOING THERE! Anita

  2. thanks anita - i do enjoy your blog!

  3. Mmmmmm ... HA! just admit it, the crafting party was an excuse to gobble all that delicious food!! OMG it all looks just fantastic Bekah! you have a second career up your sleeve just in case - being la bossa di bosse of some snazzy catering firm! great how you all create different kinds of art; beading, cakes, mini-books etc. Looks a total blast! xxx