Well I promised I would be back with photos and info from the Ministry of Mixology retreat weekend in Coventry.
All I can say is it was a blast, I had the most amazing time amongst 80+ incredible people who were all excited and happy to be there, who were extremely kind, helpful and positive about the projects and experience and we had FUN.
I have quite a few photos so I thought I would share them in batches and today I start with my frame that I called -
Inspire Me Vintage
This is my one
I loved designing the frame and deciding on the techniques and feel so blessed with all the amazing comments I received from the delegates at the retreat.
These are just a few of some of the delegates ones I managed to capture at the end of the Sunday session although there have been quite a few more shared on face Book.
As you can see quite a few people brought photos of their own to use which made their frames so much more personal to themselves.
If you scroll back again and look for the photo of the single male gentleman, does he look familiar???
I had great fun using a new app on my ipad and merging the faces of one of my cabinet cards with the face of a rather well known person at Mixology - yes none other than Andy himself. I gave him this version to keep.
Thanks for stopping by, I will share some more of the fun ones and the media boards made at my Make and Take session soon.
Have a wonderful weekend whatever you have planned.
hugs Brenda xxx
What a wonderful session, great project and a fabulous teacher. Wonderful visual aids to help along the way! I love seeing the variations people make too... Guess who hasn't finished hers?.. Xxxx
One day I will make it to one of your workshops, love the project Brenda, vintage and shabby, right up my street!
You should feel so proud Brenda. I had no doubt that your project would be so well received. It is just delightful. What fun to see how people made it their own. I LOVE Andy's version, he must have hooted! Enjoy your well deserved break, we have our darling Daisy staying for the weekend whilst Mummy and Daddy enjoy a birthday weekend away. See you really soon. Huge hugs xxx
No surprise your class was a huge hit Brenda. Massive congratulations on all this success and I hope you are now taking a well earned breather! xx
wow!!! Fabulous project Brenda and its clear that everyone enjoyed it. Love the shabbiness and rusting.
Fingers crossed I manage to the next one xx
TFS and best wishes
Words actually fail me for once!! I absolutely love all of them Brenda, rusty nirvana ;)
Beautiful Vintage Frames! Love how the crackle and patina ages the appearance and then the lovely touches of color with the precious vintage photos. Looks like a wonderful time was had by everyone!
SO fabulous ! Just wish I could have been there !
Your own frame is a complete stunner Brenda!! All the others are absolutely gorgeous too - great testament to your design and teaching skills!! Well done you! Have a lovely weekend, Nicola x
Thanks for sharing the photos from this weekend I sadly had to miss this year. Your project is amazing Brenda and looks like your students had an amazing workshop, given the fabulous results. Hopefully I will manage next year.
Have a nice weekend, Julie x
It was a truly fabulous workshop Brenda, one of the best I have ever done - you are a superb tutor. The quality of the projects you are showing here today is testament to that. Looking forward to the next one already! Hugs, Anne xx
This is a lovely project. Love the effect you all got! Wish I could have been there too, sounds like a blast! Thank you for sharing and look forward to seeing another using this technique.
What wonderful images you all had o work with I'm always scared to use them...even though they are copies lol :D XXX
They are all absolutely GORGEOUS! Amazing!
What I wouldn't give to have been there! These are all just amazing and stunningly composed! Brilliant design, B! :) Hugs, Autumn
I bet it was a most fabulous time and I have to admit I am a bit jelli! Everyone's frames are gorgeous and I love the idea of using a loved one to make it personal!
Thanks so much for sharing Brenda! xx
Your frame is beyond amazing Brenda! So many incredible textures and eroded effects, it really looks like an old fence gate with rusty hinges! Absolutely fantastic!! I apologize for missing so many posts, November has been a bit challenging. Hope you had a lovely month, sending hugs :)
What a wonderful frame Brenda and your students all did bang up jobs, love the altered picture of Andy, that is priceless! Deb xo
Brenda, fabulous shabby project, and it looks like you had some excellent students! I loved seeing all the versions, and had a good giggle at the last one! Hugs!
What fun this must have been and what amazing results! Hugs, Chrisx
Fabulous frame ! Brenda bet everyone was overjoyed to be able to make their own. It really is something special.
Tfs the photos of everyones work - so great to see
Am so, so sad I couldn't be there - it's a simply fabulous project, and wonderful to see all the amazing results people achieved with your brilliant techniques, Brenda. Genius! And so clever with the altered Andy at the end too!
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