Oh my gosh Maker Faire totally ROCKED!
The whole family had a lovely weekend hanging out in San Mateo for Maker Faire!! Ava Blu was my partner in crime and an amazing assistant. She helped kiddos and adults alike, choose their colors and make their Pat-On-The-Back Medallions from my book! And let me tell you she’s quite persuasive and was my best advocate for the book (she’s got some real sales skills! :)
It was really nice for folks to be able to get up close and personal with the book. I received so many lovely compliments on the book (which totally put a smile on my face). And it was really cool for everyone to have a chance to actually make one of the crafts from the book.
And let me tell you there were some pretty crafty people attending Maker Faire! Some of the extra embelishements and add-on folks did to their badges were pretty cool.
I just loved how people took the directions I gave them and ran with it. They repurposed, personalized and added to their badges to truly make them their own. It was really cool to see and watch. Folks came up with things I hadn’t even thought of. Some of my favorite add-ons were the dragon wings and the birthday candles!
I finished off the show by being awarded a ribbon for Best in Class!!! How cool is that!? I was shocked and delighted to find out that I actually had won something. I didn’t even know that they were giving out awards. It was truly a great way to finish out the day :)