Thursday, May 15, 2014

Anthropologie Craft Night

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I'm so excited to share the details of the Anthropologie Mother's Day craft night that I hosted last week here in San Antonio! It was such a fun evening and I was thrilled that 30 people came out to stamp some tea towels with me!

Photo by Candice Stringham, Dress from Anthropologie

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A few women brought their moms to spend some time crafting together, which I thought was super sweet. One grandma brought her 5 year old granddaughter to make a surprise tea towel for her mom of Mother's Day - how precious is that? Here she is doing an incredible job on her towel:

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As expected, the Anthro store team did an amazing job setting up the event and styling the space with the supplies I had brought. They are sure a talented bunch. We had a rainbow of Martha Stewart craft paints to choose from and all sorts of interesting stamps that I had collected from potato mashers, to wine corks, to toy blocks. 

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I created several sample tea towels in advance to provide some inspiration and they looked so cute hanging from a clothesline in the store!

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I had fun coming up with little 'packages' at each place setting. Each crafter had a bundle of brushes tied with multi-colored yarn and an instruction sheet which I place face-side down and decorated with some of the stamps on the back. In the cellophane bags were little pom-pom gift tags I made in case they planned to give their tea towel as a gift. 

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It was such a treat to have new San Antonio friends and fellow bloggers come out for the event!

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I was honestly so amazed by the creativity of each person there. I loved that every towel turned out so uniquely beautiful.

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This was one of my favorite towels of the evening - doesn't this remind you of a vintage tablecloth? So gorgeous!

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Of course, the Anthro team provided some yummy treats and sweet tea as a nod to our tea towel crafting. ;)


It was such a fun night - thanks so much to Anthropologie for having me!

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You can find lots of photos of this event and other Anthropologie craft nights around the country by searching the hashtag #AnthroEvents on Instagram or by checking out their Facebook page here!

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Come back on Monday for a tutorial on how you can make your own stamped tea towels!

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