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Class Descriptions

All classes require that you have attended the beginning stamp class, or have basic stamping knowledge. Please read the 'class policy' listed at the end of this class list. It is imperative that you bring your Basic Kit to each class. Before attending class, please check the website for any additional supplies that may be needed. We will attempt to post supply lists for all of the classes within 48 hours of the first session. There is a 10% discount offered on class-specific items, only. This discount does not apply to basic supplies, unless they are used in a technique specifically taught during that class.
All classes are payable by CASH OR CHECK ONLY!

Basic Stamping Kit
A permanent black dye ink pad, assorted markers/colored pencils, a quickie glue pen, a pencil, a ruler, an eraser, scissors, an exacto knife & cutting mat, double-sided tape, a craft pad, a brown ink pad with a distressing tool, one clear and one black gel pen, a clear Wink of Stella pen, foam tape, and your favorite paper adhesive.

Basic Scrapbook Kit
​12” paper trimmer, scissors, fine fussy cutting scissors, an exacto knife & cutting mat, a brown ink pad with a distressing tool, a 12” ruler, a variety of adhesives (including a tape runner), liquid glue or a glue stick, foam pop squares, a pencil and an eraser.​

Beginning Stamping
Come and learn the basic techniques of rubber and acrylic stamping! In this class you will learn the proper use of various stamp products along with several stamping techniques including embossing. All supplies are included.
Instructor: Charlene | Cost: $15.00

Beginning Copics
Let us demystify Copic markers for you. Learn the numbering system and how it helps you combine colors for successful blending and coloring. Bring your Copics, Basic Kit and check the web site for any additional supplies you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $15.00

Copic Basics: Skin Tones
So many of us use Copics and want to improve our color choices and blending. Sharon has created a class to help with just that. In this class we will be showing you how to create different skin tones. We will take the same stamped image, a little girl and show you how to create a variety of skin tones that will suit your every need. NOTE: this is a technique class. You will not be making cards, but you will keep your samples as a reference and guide for future use. Check the website for the colors you will need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $15.00

Beginning Pencils 3.0
Many of our most favorite images are colored with Prismacolor Pencils.
We are excited to now offer Faber-Castell Polychromos as open stock. We will show you how to color, blend, and achieve beautiful life-like colored images with these pencils along with our traditional Prismacolors. We have chosen a new selection of images to practice and learn color pencils.Bring your pencils and  basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need.
Instructor: Charlene | Cost: $15.00

Intermediate Pencils

Charlene is back with a continuation of colored pencil skills with the help of Colorado Craft Company's adorable critter stamp series. The images feature a dog, a rabbit and a mouse with multi colored backgrounds. Take your love of colored pencils to the next level. Bring your basic kit and check the supply list for any additional or specific items you may need.

Instructor: Charlene | Cost $15.00

Monthly Layout Class
Please join us for our monthly layout class for 2022. Each month we will present a 12x12” double page layout that features a new technique or product. What makes this class unique is what comes next. What a great way to create an album. 
May features an Easter themed two page layout customized for a boy or girl. Specify when you sign up
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $13.00
     Sat. May 7th, 11-1
(in-store or kits available)

Graphic 45
Sharon is back with May’s Graphic 45 class. This month Sharon’s cards featured luxurious floral images accented with detailed and delicate dies and cut out floral images. Dimension is created using multi leveled foam squares. Sentiments including ‘Thinking of You’ make these cards multi-use. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need. 
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $20.00
Weds. May 25th 10:30-12:30 (in-store)       Thurs. May 26th 6-8 (ZOOM)

Watercolor Thursdays!
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)

Summertime Gnomes
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)

Watercolor Crayons
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: $
Dates: TBA

Class Reservation and Payment Policy

Reservations and payment are required for all classes. Classes are to be paid for in cash or check. Payment for classes can be mailed in or made in person. Classes that do not meet attendance requirements will be canceled and you will be notified by phone the day before. Any monies paid will be refunded or you can apply it to another class. If you cancel a class with less than 48 hours’ notice, you will be required to pay for the class.