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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: Kim | 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 2.0
Many of our most favorite images are colored with Prismacolor Pencils. We will show you how to color, blend, and achieve beautiful life-like colored images. We have chosen a new selection of images to practice and learn color pencils. Based on Prismacolor’s 36 count set along with a required gray pencil we’ll expand your coloring skills! Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $15.00
Tues. March 24th 11-1


Monthly Layout Class
Please join us for our monthly layout class. 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. You will have a homework assignment! Create another layout incorporating the technique or products used in class and bring your original layout to the next class and pay only $5 for the class! What a great way to create an album.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $13.00/2 pg. layout
Wed. April 1st 11-1 Thurs. April 2nd 6-8 pm


Graphic 45 - 2020
We are continuing to share our love of Graphic 45 into 2020 in this class. We will use a variety of new and old G45 collections. Each session will have new cards or a paper project. These papers are lovely; so detailed, with beautiful colors and designs. Come create some truly unique projects that you will love. Bring your basic kit and check the web site for any additional supplies you may need. *NOTE: If you'd like to join us to work on your G45 class, see the note at the bottom of this description page.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $20.00
Wed. March 18th 11-1 Wed. April 15th 11-1


Birthday Cards / Kits-to-Go!
Kim has used lots of the new My Favorite Things Birthday release to create a great card kit-to-go for all you who need a card or two or more for an upcoming birthday and are a little short on inspiration (or coordinating paper!)! Bright birthday colored cupcakes with sprinkles and candles to send along with your birthday wishes. Kits are available in our on-line store and come complete with everything you need, just add adhesive a little coloring and your cards are ready to send. Cost of kit: $25


Whimsical Easter
No one does whimsical images better than Whipper Snapper. Sharon has chosen her favorites of their latest release to create an adorable selection of cards that are perfect for your Easter sending. We used Copics for our coloring but feel free to use your favorite coloring medium. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any other items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $20
Tues. March 17th 11-1 Mon. March 23rd 11-1 Sat. April 4th 10:30-12:30


AI Twist It Cards!
Art Impressions has a new interactive stamp and die combo called Twist It! Sharon has chosen stamps from this new release and created a great instructional class on how to use these simple yet clever stamp designs to create a fun interactive card that you will enjoy making as much as your recipient will enjoy receiving. You will get to color in this class and assemble but I promise, easy, peasy! Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: | Cost: $18
Fri. March 6th 11-1 Sat. March 21st 1:30-3:30


Fairy Cards with Laura
Lavinia stamps from the UK are a store favorite and extremely popular with our customers. Laura is using Lavinia stamps as a base image and will show you how to create stunning background images to further enhance these delightful stamps. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Laura | Cost: $18
Tues. March 10th 11-1 Sat. March 14th 1:30-3:30 Sun. March 29th 1:30-3:30 Sat. April 4th 1:30-3:30


Penny Black
Penny Black excels at gorgeous, real life images of flowers and landscapes. Sharon has chosen her favorite images to color and demonstrate for you. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: | Cost: $20
Mon. March 16th 11-1 Fri. March 27th 11-1 Tues. April 7th 11-1


3-D Easter Cards
Oh! are these fun and easy! Join us in creating 3-D images the easy way. These images pop out of their backgrounds and let you layer-up with foam dots, repeating images until you have a perfect 3-D base for your card. All images used are perfect for your Easter cards. Do not be intimidated, these cards are easy peasy to put together. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $25
Fri. March 13th 11-1 Sat. March 28th 10:30-12:30 Tues. March 31st 11-1


Old Fashioned Easter with Northwoods
One of Sharon's favorite companies is Northwoods. They create classic, traditional images filled with nature themes and realistic animals. They have combined their style with traditional holiday images for Easter. In this class you will be coloring these images featuring all the colorful icons of Easter. We used Copics but you can easily customize these images with your favorite coloring medium. Use your basic kit to finish off these cards and send them to your friends and family for Easter.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $18
Mon. March 9th 11-1
Thurs. March 11th 11-1
Fri. April 3rd 11-1


Stamping Bella Flower Girls
Sweet is the perfect word to describe these adorable images from Stamping Bella. Delicate little elfin girls holding flower sprigs of various varieties. Bring your favorite coloring medium, Sharon used either Copics or watercolors so you can bring whatever medium works best for you. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $20
Mon. March 30th 11-1 Tues. April 7th 11-1


Gnomes Class
A new season and new take on the ever popular gnome images. Join Sharon for the pop-in gnome class which will give you a little more variety than your average gnome! Bring your favorite coloring medium, your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $20
Fri. March 20th 11-1 Weds. March 25th 11-1


Pop-In Heartfelt Creations
Heartfelt Creations is one of our oldest and most popular stamp companies here at BSS. Stop in and learn to to make beautiful Wild Roses rom their newest release. You will learn hold to use their flower molds to create beautiful roses to embellish your cards, layouts and projects!
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $5
Weds. March 11th 11-1


Lawn Fawn Interactive Cards
Lawn Fawn's latest release features two new interactive card dies, the Magic Iris and the Pop-Up Happy Birthday. Join Donna as we take the mystery out of both these dies as we make two great interactive cards and a bonus lady bug box. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Donna | Cost:$20
Dates: TBA


Painted Pouches
We're branching out with a little something new in this class. Using acrylic paints and stencils you will create a design on a canvas zip pouch. You can personalize your pouch by bringing your favorite stencils or you can choose from the variety the store has to offer. Join us for this new and different class project! Plastic is OUT! Create your own reusable bag with your own personal touch! Check the website for addition materials you will need.
Instructor: Charlene | Cost: $15.00
Sun. Mar. 22nd 1:30-3:30


Alexandra Renke Spring
​Everyone loves these beautiful papers with their watercolor look and detailed drawings and delicate coloring. If you haven't ever done a Renke class or you are just in love with these papers (like I am!) come join us for this fun class. Bring your basic kit and check the webpage for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $20.00
Thurs. March 26th 11-1 Sat. April 4th 1:30-3:30


Sympathy Cards
The one card we may need more often than we want is the Sympathy card. Whether it's for a friend, a family member or just an acquaintance, having a small supply of sympathy cards is a must for all of us. Sharon has created a selection of cards for this heartfelt occasion using stamps from Reverse Confetti. In this class you will make 2 of each card designs with envelopes. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Sharon | Cost: $25.00
Sat. March 21st 10:30-12:30


Junk Journal
What a great idea! A Junk Journal is a personalized, decorated journal that you create using lots of found objects, personal ephemera, textiles, paper and a variety of inks, sprays, stamps and more! Literally, you can use all the 'junk' and mementos that are important to you, create a loving memory and use techniques that are special to you to create a journal. This is a recurring class. You will construct the cover and complete 3 signatures over the course of several weeks. There will be product available each class and technique ideas to build on your theme or style. The possibilities are endless and the result is something you will treasure. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Charlene | Cost: $20.00
Thurs. Feb. 13th 11-1 and Mar. 12th 11-1 OR Sat. Feb. 22nd 1:30-3:30 and Mar. 21st 1:30-3-30


Bible Journaling
Janelle is back with lots of great new ideas and products for your Bible Journals. Join her for this month's pages featuring a new design and some fun products. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional items you may need.
Instructor: Janelle | Cost: $10.00
Sun. March 22nd 2-4


MFT with Stephanie
Stephanie Klauck is back with the January release from MFT and a creative selection of cards from this release. As long as the weather holds we try and schedule a class for the third Saturday of each month. So check out what's new from M Favorite Things and bring your coloring favorites and join us. Bring your basic kit and check the website for additional items that may be require for this class.
Instructor: Stephanie | Cost: $20.00
Sat. March 28th 10:30-12:30


*NOTE: Graphic 45 Meet-UP!
WANTED!: G45 paper lovers! We will meet every third Thursday of the month beginning this Thursday, Jan. 16th, noon to 4 p.m. at the store. Bring your unfinished club kits, your new monthly project and card kits or whatever Graphic 45 creation you have in the works. It's a great opportunity to meet fellow G45'ers and maybe to get some help, if needed, to complete your monthly card/class kits. Are you interested?!? Call the store and leave your name and phone number. Charlene (one of our customer instructors for G45, will be organizing this recurring event. There is no fee to attend.
Third Thursday of every month.
Mar. 19th 12:00-4:00pm Apr. 16th 12:00-4:00pm


​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.