Sunday, May 24, 2015


Are y'all having a great weekend?  
Happy Memorial Day to those friends of mine in the United States.

I am about to POP to share some amazing, exciting FANTABULOUS news with all of you!


Sisterhood of the Traveling Paints - Mixed Media Workshops in Costa Rica 2016

Jim West of CRAFT TOURS is announcing a fantastic crafting adventure to CoStA RiCa in September of 2016. 

 "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Paints", featuring many of my " art sisters" you've come to know and love from the Compendium of Curiosities III Challenges are the featured artists for this crafting adventure! We're like a box of chocolates - except you DO know what you're going to get! 

Yvonne Blair

We all have our own distinct styles and creativity to share with you.  From shabby chic to steampunk and everything in between, you will be in for a crafting experience that will be like a week long party with your friends!

Click HERE to be magically whisked away to the Craft Tours site where you can read all about this wonderful opportunity to visit beautiful COSTA RICA and share a week with some of your favorite crafting buddies. 

This trip included seven different projects and workshops, mixed media exhibits by all of the instructors, painting, photography, lectures, sightseeing tour of the Doka Coffee Plantation including the Butterfly Sanctuary and Craft Village of Sarchi, special dinners and a lot more!

This tour and workshops getaway is personally escorted and organized by Craftours founder, Jim West. 

Your package includes FIRST CLASS hotel accommodations, airport transfers, daily breakfast, lunch and special dinners, workshops with all of the educators and for a limited time, airfare is FREE! Visit to book your space TODAY!  

All questions related to this trip need to be addressed to Craftours.

Are you currently subscribed to Craftposium Magazine? If not, you need to be! It is a beautiful FREE online crafting magazine.  

Check out Craftposium's Current Issue (May 2015). 
The "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Paints" has a beautiful color spread announcing our COSTA RICA trip on pages 6 -7.  This issue also features a fabulous article on Tim Holtz; the man and his magic. Be sure to check that out!

Have a fabulous weekend everybody and start dreaming about COSTA RICA!!!


  1. Congratulations, what a heriot is talent, it will be an amazing trip. Well deserved x

  2. Hi Candy, so nice to meet you. This sounds like a fun trip of fun and crafting. Enjoyed my visit here and now a new follower too. Wishing you a nice holiday weekend.
    Happy Memorial Day!
    Celestina Marie

  3. It sounds like an amazing adventure to me! You ladies will have a fabulous time together I am sure and who would not want to be sitting in each and every one of those classes - as well as enjoying the delights of Costa Rica too!! Sadly, my health will not allow travel of that distance but I like to think I will be with you in spirit, if nothing else! It all sounds wonderful... Hugs, Anne xx

  4. OMG, i would truly love to do this! What a perfect place to create!

  5. WOW!!! Congratulations Candy!!! How very exciting!! I will look forward to photos and recaps as I am afraid I won't be able to make this- although, I would love to!! xx

  6. Wow, this looks like it would be amazing Candy! You are so lucky, what a fabulous opportunity! Thank you so much for the comment you left on my blog this morning! I am such a huge fan of your work and you just made my day with your sweet and kind words! Happy holiday Monday :)

  7. Wowsers, what an amazing trip this promises to be. Congrats Candy and lucky attendees. Nicola x

  8. What a fun time Candy! I'm so excited for you all and I would give anything to be apart of such a creative fun adventure.


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