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Want to connect with me in the "real" world??  Well, come and join me at any of my Upcoming Events listed below!

***NEW Events are listed all the time!  So check back frequently for updates, registration links, and more!***

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December Events

Sunday, December 9th - Winter Block Party


December rings in my last Block Party of the year and we're going to make a beautifully delightful winterscape with our DistINKtive Stamp Set, Winter Woods and the other will be full of cuteness and whimsy with our Spirited Snowmen Stamp Set!  Featuring little "extras" like Brusho, Heat Embossing, and more, this Block Party will warm your heart and the spirit for the season!
  • Event is at: Canvas Concoctions 
    • 500 Willow Ave, Ste. 100; Council Bluffs, IA 51503
  • Time: 2:00 PM
  • Cost: $20
    • Includes:
    • Guaranteed Spot at the MOST popular event
    • ALL Materials pre-cut and ready for assembly
    • Step-by-Step Instruction
  • Click Here to Register Now!!!
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Cookie Swap
Come and enjoy some a fun, relaxed evening sharing cookies and taking a moment or two to craft some gift tags or beautiful metal photo ornaments!  Sparkle & Fizz Paperie is teaming up with one of her favorite Gals, Ashley Johnson, Director of Thirty-One!  She will show you how to turn a Gallery Table Insert into a gorgeous metal photo keepsake ornament!

Registration is required and pre-order for your ornaments must be in by no later than December 7th to ensure on-time delivery.  Click the link below to register and Ashley and I will contact you for the ordering information!
  • Event is at: Canvas Concoctions 
    • 500 Willow Ave, Ste. 100; Council Bluffs, IA 51503
  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Cost: FREE to participate in the Cookie Swap (bring 2-dozen cookies to share!) 
    • Gift Tags: $5/set of 6
    • Ornaments: $7/each OR $19/set of 3
  • Click Here to Register Now!!!

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