December 11, 2020
- Orange plus 2 colors
- Present(s) or package(s)
- something from my MESK!
About The Episode
Episode archive posted on December 14, 2020
Numbers that end with a zero always seem like they are more significant than some other numbers. Our episode #40 proved this line of thought. As we broke the “100” mark of viewers during a live, crossed over to 1,000 Facebook followers, and crafted with an energy force named Christine! After 40 episodes, and almost 1/2 of them with Guest Crafters, I gotta say, Craft Roulette is just a ton of FUNN, and no two crafters are alike. We really appreciate the support, the sharing, the submissions, the creativity, and the friendships that silly old wheel is creating. Thank you.
Christine Bertram, ok, can someone bottle that energy? We just crafted and giggled all evening, and it was so FUNN. Her story includes not liking art classes to adding 1,700 sq. ft. (her “hive”) to her house to teach craft classes! I think Chris is a perfect example of how being exposed to and learning about stamping can bring so much FUNN to a life. As I like to say, “Stamping makes artists of us all.” What was it that gave Chris the stamping bug? Heat embossing, again. There is quite a line of us whose lives have been changed by this “gateway drug” of heat embossing. You won’t want to miss this bubble of energy in the video above and look forward to seeing Chris in 2021 at the wheel again. Thank you, Chris! You are FUNN.
Had a great idea from our FUNN friend Mary Nabers a couple weeks back to add sketches to the wheel, and we did! The first parameter was “Pick-a-Sketch”, and Christine chose an A2 size card sketch. From the number of submissions we received, this is a great idea. Thank you, fellow hockey mom/granny Mary, for your great idea, and your long time support of the wheel and mary gunn FUNN. mwah. Be sure to watch Chris’ face when we got the color of orange + 2 colors! Let’s just say, she wanted purple. We talked about how during this Christmas season, “presents” did not match our brain waves with orange, but the submissions say you figured it out. “Something from your MESK!” (MESK! is my word for a messy-desk) yielded some fabulous results!
You know what comes with a record number of viewer and followers? A record number of submissions! Thirty-three! WoW! You are in for a treat, too, because they are all fabulous. Keep your eyes peeled for how the presents are added, pops or full on orange elements, and just what people find on their MESKS! Yes, it is a FUNN week of submissions for certain! If you are inspired to try an idea, be sure to post in our Craft Roulette FB group and add a note about what inspired you (Episode #, crafter, parameter sort of thing). Thank you so much for your wonderful cards, contributors! It is so great to have you help us spread the joy of Craft Roulette and cardmaking. Have FUNN!
You are invited to join the Craft Roulette Facebook group. We’ll feature many of these cute cards in the group this week, so you can encourage the contributor, share with your friends, and be inspired. Be sure to join us, but to be approved all the questions must be answered and you must agree to the rules. Thank you!
During this episode, you’ll learn….
- why Christine likes making cards instead of scrapbooking
- if Chris thinks she is artistic
- which craft product Chris likes the scent of (hahaha)
- what does “mystery card” mean
- are craft products male or female?
- what is Stella CPR?
- and much more, enjoy the show!
- We’ll be back at the wheel next Friday, and we’ll need you to cheer us on!
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Special Christmas Craft Roulette Show
We have a very special guest coming to the show on Friday, December 25th, 6:30 p.m. Central. “Mrs. Merry Claus”, mary gunn FUNN’s “twin sister” , will be joining us to read a special children’s Christmas book. “Santa’s Long Pants”. The book was written by my mother-in-law in the 1960’s, then illustrated by me in the late 1970’s. This show will be geared for the entire family’s enjoyment. We hope you’ll join us.
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Creativity doesn’t occur in a vacuum. It is inspired by what we see, smell, feel, and pause long enough to experience. There is such unmatchable joy in creating. It is my wish for you this Christmas to know that joy.
We appreciate you all so much. Tis the season to rejoice in Savior’s birth, the love He shared, and the love we enjoy. Thank you.
About This Week's Guest
Fond du Lac, WisconsinVisit Christine's blog Visit Christine's Facebook View Guest Bio
To LOVE what we do & SHARE what we love as we help others ENJOY creativity & worthwhile accomplishments…In this we make a difference.
This is Stampin’ Up!’s Statement of the Heart. It never resonated in me so much until I went to my first convention in 2014. It was then that I realized how much I love stamping. It allows me to feel creative and I can accomplish projects while brightening others’ days. It is a past time that gets my mind off the stresses of the day and is a great hobby to do with my friends.
It took another year and attending another convention before I realized that I could share this fabulous hobby with others. I started holding classes in my living room so my friends and I could get together more regularly. This blossomed into offering classes to anyone that wanted a creative escape. I love sharing creativity and positive energy with everyone. I want to make a positive difference in the lives of people who cross my path.
I’m here to teach you about our fantastic stamping products, be your creative coach, give you fun project ideas and share special offers with you. Send me an e-mail or give me a call; I look forward to helping you be creative.