Category: In My Community

Presentation Inspiration For Small Handmade Gifts


Today on the blog I’m sharing with you a very simple idea for adding some pretty appeal to small hand made gifts, for giving or craft stall presentations. October is a busy month for many crafters as they start working on their holiday projects. It is also Breast Care Awareness Month, and since most crafters are traditionally women, this is a cause close to their hearts. So craft groups often get together to create something to support fundraising events or gifting items that patients and families can use.  Each year I get involved in some way to make a contribution of hand made cards to one or two of the many events held specifically for Pink Ribbon causes.

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At the beginning of spring. the little country town of Laidley, in the Lockyer Valley, Queensland, opens its doors for their Annual Spring Festival. There are open gardens, entertainments, floral art displays, fine art shows, and all manner of crafting to grab the attention of visitors. The open gardens are mostly accessible for a couple of weeks while the arts and crafts exhibitions, which are held in various locations throughout the town, are condensed into a four-day viewing.

The first time I went to the Laidley Spring Festival I went along to the Quilt and Craft Expo held in the Uniting Church,

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