Moms and Kids Get All Crafty!

At the beginning of her craft demonstration, crafter Amber Folkman says, “The best way to be a good example to your children is to show them that you are alive, that you are passionate about something.”

Amber Folkman excited to share her ideas with fellow moms.

Amber Folkman excited to share her ideas with fellow moms.

And certainly, this mom of three knows how to be alive. The blogger behind A Momma Abroad, Amber shows not only her passion for exploring the many things that make the Philippines a great country, she also has resourcefulness and creativity for making beautiful things.

As it turns out, she was not alone. The moms who participated in Mommy Mundo’s Get Crafty MomSchool workshop were very much into things handmade, and they were excited to hear what Amber had to share with them.

The workshop featured a popular line of crafting machines, Cricut. Cricut Philippines, the official distributor of Cricut and Cuttlebug products and accessories in the country, hopes to unleash the creative spirit in each and everyone.

One of the machines which Amber presented was the Cricut Explore Air 2. It’s an electronic cutting machine which can produce professional looking DIY projects in minutes. It can cut over 100 materials, from cardstock to vinyl to come up with business cards, small boxes, and envelopes, among others.

The Cricut Explore Air 2 makes crafting fun and easy!

The Cricut Explore Air 2 makes crafting fun and easy!

Moms were happy to spend their Saturday morning chasing after their passion for crafts.

Moms were happy to spend their Saturday morning chasing after their passion for crafts.

One participant decorating a gift tag cut by the Cricut machine

One participant decorating a gift tag cut by the Cricut machine

These are some of the stencils which may be used for the Cricut machine.

These are some of the stencils which may be used for the Cricut machine.

Another work of art by one of the participants

Another work of art by one of the participants

The moms also got to decorate tote bags with iron-on stickers.

The moms also got to decorate tote bags with iron-on stickers.

It was indeed a fun and fulfilling morning!

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