Well, it's been a week since I returned from CKU-A in Stamford, Connecticut. (and I'm still trying to catch up on my sleep). It was my second CKU so fortunately I knew what to expect. ...and knew that there would be a lack of sleep.)
I really enjoyed the classes. Much more this time than last because we came away with projects that I will actually use.
I took the "About a Boy" album track (surprised you I know!) I was able to finish it all so I was thrilled that I was able to bring it home completed with the exception of photos. Kolette Hall was the instructor and was really good.
I loved the mini album that we did also and thought it was so cool that the nine album track teachers each did a page. It gives the album a very unique feel and meaning. I want to add to this album.
The other classes I took were Rules of Retro where we made a really cute album that is very retro and fun. I did a class where we made a board album that is a friendship album. This was so totally cute and now I'm going to raid all of Cameron's old board books to make more! I did a class on a paper bag album that is inside of a metal tin. Adorable!! I also did a tag book class that was probably my least favorite. The last class was a picture frame that is decorated with 3D embellishments and then you pour resin on it. I made a sweet little boy frame for my nefew for Christmas.
The girls I went with this time were the same that I went with last ime, minus a few. We had so much fun together. This is a picture of 5 of us. The other three weren't with us when this was taken. I don't have a good picture of the whole group yet. I will upload one when I get a hold of one. From left to right is Christyne, Joanne, Lan, Marian, and then myself.
My all-time favorite person in the scrapbooking world would be BH - Becky Higgins. I just love her and love her style. After the mini album page that she taught, I got her to sign my page and then got a picture of the two of us together.