Tadley arts and crafts store Damaris Crafts to rejoice first anniversary


The Tadley-based arts and crafts store is celebrating its first anniversary.

Opened by Rebecca Hartley and Carman Carter, Damaris Crafts is celebrating its first anniversary on Friday, August 5.

Rebecca, who has greater than six years of expertise working in arts and crafts, stated she loved working with Carmen, saying: “Each day is great.

“The opening has been superb, and it has been nice to have Carmen on board, she’s too candy to work with, now we have amusing!

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“We actually adore it, and it is nice to do one thing we actually love.”

As a part of the celebrations, the store will maintain an occasion on August 5.

The occasion will function a variety of particular affords for patrons, together with discounted costs and free patterns, raffles, refreshments and a fortunate dip for teenagers.

Rebecca continued: “It will be a extremely fun-filled day.

“We thought we’d mark this second, we aren’t making an attempt to overwhelm ourselves, however within the present surroundings preserving the store open for a yr is a giant deal and we’re actually happy with ourselves.

“We wish to say thanks to all those that supported us.

“We love assembly new folks, and we could not have accomplished final yr with out our beautiful prospects.

“We think about them our associates too.”

She continued: “We would like folks to really feel comfy in our store, and now we have an indication on the door ‘enter as strangers, go away as associates’.

“So, we could not have achieved it with out our prospects, and we respect them very a lot.”

Carmen and Rebecca each needed to honor their nuns with their store, with the title of the store, Damaris Crafts, chosen in honor of Rebecca’s nun.

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The 43-year-old store proprietor stated: “That is his center title.

“He handed away just a few weeks earlier than I came upon about my first store.

“I actually needed to call her after her, as a result of she taught me all concerning the craft.”

Rebecca known as the store “very community-focused.”

The store runs a variety of workshops for folks of all ages, together with kids’s teams and classes for teenagers.

To be taught extra concerning the store or to ebook one to attend the workshop, go to the Damaris Crafts Fb web page, fb.com/DamarisCrafts.

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