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Thursday, October 31, 2013


Cricut Presents Handmade Paper with Lars Love Letters on Nov. 7 at The Mandate Press

SALT LAKE CITY, Wednesday, Oct. 30 – Cricut and Craft Lake City present the November 2013 Craft Lake Artist Workshop, featuring Brady Burrows of Lars Love Letters. Brady will be teaching workshop participants how to make handmade paper.

Participants will learn how to use junk mail and scraps to make handmade paper. Burrows has been making posters, cards and other paperworks from junk mail and other paper materials for years.

The Workshop will be held on Nov. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Mandate Press, located on 1077 S. Main St. There is a $10 materials fee and pre-registration is required.

Craft Lake City has created the Craft Lake Artist Workshop Series in an effort to not only support the handmade DIY community, but also educate and encourage others to get involved.

For more information or promotional materials, please contact: Angela Brown, Festival Director: 801.487.9221, angela@craftlakecity.com; Karamea Puriri, Marketing Manager: 801.487.9221, karamea@craftlakecity.com

About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City is a 501-C3 charitable organization. Craft Lake City’s mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. In an effort to keep the community active, educated and aware of the local DIY culture, Craft Lake City hosts monthly workshops, gallery shows, fundraisers and an annual festival to promote regional spending with independent artisans and businesses. Craft Lake City was started in 2009 by Angela H. Brown, Editor and Publisher of SLUG Magazine, as a way to showcase Utah’s growing DIY community. The 2013 Craft Lake City DIY Festival featured over 200 artisans and exhibitors, and welcomed 30,000 attendees to the Gallivan Center on Aug. 9 and 10, 2013.

About Cricut: Cricut® is a world leader in personal electronic cutting machines that enable people to achieve their creative best. For 50 years, Cricut has sold tools that inspire creativity, including the Cricut electronic cutting machine, Cricut Craft Room® design software, and the Cricut Cuttlebug™ embosser and die cutter. Today, millions of people use Cricut products to create projects, and Cricut products have won dozens of industry awards. Visit cricut.com or call (800) 937-7686.

About The Mandate Press: “Everything looks better letterpressed.” While this can’t always be true, it is true that letterpress brings an added level of sincerity and authenticity to a design and, therefore, an added value of sincerity and authenticity to your printed piece. Their mission is and has always been to make letterpress viable again while in a new way to be a useful and efficient tool for each of you as you work with your clients.

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