Over the weekend, we have a blast at Canon Pixma’s We are Family! Craft event! This being the first time we attended such an event, we do not know what to expect and turned up empty handed as a family of four!
Every family gets a goodie bag full of craft materials inside. At every tables, the crafts supplies like scissors, glue and tapes were all provided! We see that many that turned up were families and expected that this shall be a family fun day!
We were guided by the hosts Jeremy and Joanne to print out photos wirelessly using our smartphones, through the many Canon Pixma Printers stationed all around the hall! I am sure your smartphone contains many many much treasured family photos right? We do not even need to be connected to any wifi network to print the photos. We just need to turn on the wifi on our smartphones and open the Pixma Printing Solutions App which we pre-installed prior to the event, choose a printer to connect to wirelessly and start printing!
The hosts guided us the steps to make the crafts. What is worth mentioning is that, almost all the materials, are pre-printed by Canon using their printers!
We can actually print ourselves, from the online printing resources from Canon Creative Park and Canon Pixma Town , all for free! Resources such as cards, gift boxes, scrapbook decorations, 3D Decoupage and even calendars!
I think what made the event a successful and fun one, was the hosts! They were engaging and funny at times. Children also get to participate in live games such as quizzes and on stage challenges to win prizes.
We would like to thank Canon Singapore for bringing this great event to us! Of course, through this event, I came to understand that we do not need to spend extra money to buy those pretty materials for crafting at home. The family can now spend time in front of the computer together, to choose and print out online resources and do crafts together. This is a great family bonding idea at home! Of course crafting needs not be limited to things related with family photos, but I for one, truly treasure family, so I think we will be doing more family albums together as a family!
For more craft ideas, check out our DIY Matchboxes Photo Frame with Secret Messages and DIY Photo Memories Box upcycled from a wedding flavor box. Also please visit my blog at Miracule. Kids are only young once, so do treasure your time with them and spend more quality time together! Have a great June school holidays!
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