Welcome to the world of watercolors! This class runs once a month, on a Thursday, and will feature different watercolor mediums and techniques in each session. Please note this is an instructional class and will not always feature a card or a complete project. Even if you haven't attended previous classes but want to learn watercolors, come to class. We will help you get up to speed and show you all the techniques and variety of watercolor mediums. A Stampendous palette, #10 snap brush, and #2 or #3 round brush required. Please note that this session will be solely instructional on watercolor pencils and brush work. No cards will be made.
Instructor: Charlene | Cost: $15.00
Thurs. May 19th 11-1
Do you love Doodlebug paper? Aren't the images perfect for kids, grandkids, bright sunny and adorable images make this company the go to of many of us. Doodlebug also makes lots of add-ons including a packet of die cuts that match their paper collections. It's easy to get stumped on how to use up all those images. Kim is here to show us the way. Using a Doodlebug die cut packet Kim will show you at least two cards AND using iCrafter's Circular Mini Album die cut, a full mini album to showcase those photos that fit this fun, colorful collection. This is a mini album chock full of photos you can carry in your pocket or pocketbook at about 2 1/2" square. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need and get doodling!
Instructor: Kim | Cost: $25.00
Fri. May 13th 11-1 (in-store/zoom) Tues. May 24th 11-1 (in-store/zoom)
Looking Glass Window Cards
Hero Arts has created a die that will let you create a window looking on a variety of images, a birthday scene, a lighthouse looking over the shore, sunflowers and bird in the trees. You will be layering die cuts in bright colors. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any other supplies you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $20.00
Thurs. May 12th 6-8 (ZOOM) Tues. May 17th 11-1 (in-store)
Patterned Paper Cards
Welcome Lori to our talented roster of instructors! We love the beautiful papers with bold images of flowers, abstract colors and more but many of us are challenged as to how we can use these beautiful papers to create cards. These cards look simple in the photo but are a creative surprise when you see them in person. Stencils, paste, ink and more are used to enhance these already beautiful papers. Accented with a variety of sentiment dies you will love these cards. Bring your basic kit and check the website for additional supplies that are needed.
Instructor: Lori | Cost: $15.00
Thurs. May 12th 11-1 (ZOOM & in-store) Thurs. May 26th 11-1 (in-store)
Pretty Pink Posh Spring
Join Kim as she uses Pretty Pink Posh's new stencil (you will get one in this class) to create three very different, but coordinated cards. You will be making a butterfly shaker, a raised multi-image hugs and colorful butterfly patterned, sun filled card. Lots of stenciling, lots of coloring, lots of variety and lots of fun! Bring your basic kit and check the supply list for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Kim | Cost: $35.00
Re-vamped date: Thurs. June 2nd 11-1 (ZOOM & in-store)
Pretty Pink Posh Birthday
WooHoo! It’s a birthday! Join Kim in creating four different styles of a birthday card featuring Pretty Pink Posh stamps. Confetti, cupcakes and balloons stamps tie all these cards together. Also part of this class are two tags you can use to decorate a present. This is a great class if you love to color. These are fun colorful cards and tags that can be used for any age. Kim used Copics but feel free to bring your favorite coloring medium. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need.
Instructor: Kim | Cost: $22.00
Weds. May 11th 10:30-12:30 (ZOOM & in-store) Fri. May 20th (11-1 (ZOOM & in-store)
Pink Fresh Washi Cards II
Pink Fresh’s Washi tape rolls have been very popular and the first version of a class showing you how you can use these tapes along with PF’s matching dies, stencils and stamps were really popular. Sharon is back with four more cards offering more variety in design and supplies. You will be able to adapt these deigns to your own cards. Bring your basic kit and check the web site for any other supplies you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $25.00
Fri. May 6th 11-1 (in-store) Sat. May 14th 11-1 (ZOOM & in-store) Thurs. May 19th 6-8 (ZOOM)
Sharon is our gnome queen! Join her for four new gnome cards featuring summertime gnomes in the garden. As a bonus one of the cards features our exclusive screen door design. If you love to color or are just starting to color, this class is for you. Practice with these fun images. Sharon used Copics but feel free to bring your favorite coloring medium. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $22.00
Thurs., May 5th, 6-8 (ZOOM) Saturday, May 7th 1:30-3-30 (ZOOM & in-store)
49th and Market Botanical Book
49th and Market's Curator Botanical paper collection is the basis of this album/book. Starting with a black base, embellished with these delicate and detailed botanical papers you will create a beautiful remembrance book. Inside the book a variety of envelopes, fold overs, layered mats and more form this book. You will also use matching ephemera, washi, chipboard and rub-ons to accent your book. Bring your basic kit and check the website for additional items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $75.00
Mon. May 16th 11-2 (in-store) Sat. May 21st 11-2 (in-store)
49th and Market Avesta Book
A second collection called Art Creations Avesta is the basis for this album. These papers are soft corals, pinks and pale oranges in images of florals, butterflies and spring gardens. This book is created out of a white side open fold album. Inside you will use a variety of page options with plenty of space for photos, keepsakes and journaling. Bring your basic kit and check the website for additional items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $70.00
Tues. May 10th, 11-2 (in-store)
We've used ink direct to our stamps, markers direct to our stamps now we are going to use crayons direct to our stamps! Join Charlene as she shows you how to use Lyra Water Soluble Crayons direct to your stamps to make beautiful watercolor images. You will be able to use your colored images to mount on a cards, create a background or even use both on a card. This is an incredibly fun way to look at crayons. If you have 'the box of 64 with sharpener'* memories we have, you will love this class. *NOTE: These are watercolor crayons NOT Crayola wax crayons. Bring your own water mister, craft mat, baby wipes, paper towels and a stamp positioning tool (MISTI-like) if you have one. Those in the class will be sharing the store's set of Lyra Water Soluble Crayons.
Instructor: Charlene | Cost: $20.00
Finnabar Multi Mixed Media
Sharon recently did a mixed media project on line featuring Finnabar and her products and techniques and is bringing it to you. In this class you will be using a variety of mixed media products and techniques on a paint board surrounded with a Tim Holtz frame to create a one of a kind, personalized piece of art. Feel free to express yourself with color and your individual design aesthetic to create your personal masterpiece. Check the website for supplies you will need for this class.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $