Greetings! We are a very busy group. We meet monthly for crops with, occasional all day crops, we go on field trips, participate in swaps, 4 day retreats, and anything papercraft related.
It's best to view our site from a computer rather than a phone so you can see our photos and discussion board where sometimes I'll post things that may interest the group.
Our "Photos" button will give you an idea of the activities we've done in the past and will give an idea what we're all about.
We are a community of ladies in Douglas County and surrounding areas with a genuine interest in scrapbooking, card making or papercrafting in general that meet for crops the first Saturday of every month in Parker from 9:30am-4:30pm to work on our projects (child-free). Our members come from all over the surrounding areas, not only Douglas County. Since we crop over lunch time, we sign up to bring something for a potluck. Bring your own beverage.
Our membership fee is $13.00 a year to help with Meetup costs and our crops are free. Sometimes we'll have a 'make and take' mini class and those are also free. These monthly get-togethers give us an excuse to gather, create, make friends and simply be around others who enjoy the same hobby.
RSVPs close at 8am for our monthly crops so if you can't make it, please change your RSVP by then (if possible) to "not coming". When we have make & takes (sometimes), it's nice to know how many supplies the demonstrator needs to bring for the amount of members attending.
I hope you consider joining our group! If you do, please remember to post a photo of YOU, not a photo of your pet, flower, your children, etc. It's nice to put a face to a name at an event.
Our group is 6 years old so we're stable with no plans of fizzling out. I also host SWAPS, occasional all day crops and field trips to craft events and shops. Suggestions are welcomed.
I post videos of our retreats and swaps on YOUTUBE; just search MissPurplePotato on YouTube to view them if interested and it will give you an idea of the many projects our group works on as well as the fun we have on our weekend retreats to create!
You don’t have to live in Douglas County to join! We welcome everyone. Meet others that share the same passion for paper for a fun-filled time of great conversation. My hope is that it will become a wonderful group to share, inspire, and learn something new from each other while working on our projects, free of charge.
There is no selling at our crops nor do I allow using this site to promote businesses like Creative Memories, Stampin Up, Close To My Heart, etc. Unfortunately if I allowed it for one, I'd have to allow it for all and I simply don't want our ladies ever to feel like they need to buy something and to just come to relax and create pressure-free, focusing more on building friendships.
I also post "Field Trips" (like in grade school!) to various craft related shops and/or events around Colorado, "Swaps" (an annual gift tag swap at Christmas time for example) at least two Weekend Retreats a year to get away and create. These little extras spice things up a bit and are a fun way to hang out with each other. Of course these extra activities are totally optional, depending on your schedule.
A couple times a year we'll have a Swap table set up at our crop where you can bring an unwanted scrapbook items and paper.
Also note that our group's events are for our group only. I do not allow members to use my site to promote their own events. However, if you have something that you think the ladies would enjoy, please contact me to discuss. I am open to new ideas.
We all have one thing in common - we love papercrafting and having a great time! If that sounds like what you are looking for...please join us, we're always open to making a new friend!
Questions? Give me a call at 303-503-1508.
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