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Basic Scrapbooking

If you don't know where to begin this class is a must!

Basic Scrapbooking is a hands-on class for learning the basic techniques of Scrapbooking. You will learn an imaginative and fun way of preserving your Precious Memories forever. You will learn about choosing colors and creating simple layouts as well as using basic tools, such as paper trimmers, corner rounders, and adhesives. Please bring 10-12 photographs (preferably with the same theme ie. Wedding, Christmas, etc.). Class Fees are payable upon registration.
Instructor: Sharron Gibbs

Basic Scrapbooking Level II

An excellent follow up to Basic Scrapbooking. If you have some scrapbooking knowledge, and would like some time to come in and benefit further from our instructorís knowledge, this is the perfect opportunity to do just that! We will go over aspects of design like focal point, layout, balance & color. You will also be given demonstration on some of the "nice to have" tools and hands on experience using chalk, eyelets and other techniques by making a seasonal embellishment! Please bring a set of 6-10 photos. Basic supplies for the embellishment and layout are included. Class Fees are payable upon registration.
Instructor: Sharron Gibbs


Basic Stamping Techniques

Join Cori to learn the basics of rubber stamping. You will experiment with different inks, embossing powders, ultra thick embossing powder, embossing heat gun, watercoloring, and more. You will also create 3 finished greeting cards. A great class for the beginner cardmaker. Class Fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Cori Lemke


Dry Paper Embossing

This class will begin with a brief introduction to Dry Embossing. Then you will experiment with many other products, including colored papers, vellum, embellishments and much more, to show how you can create beautiful embossed greeting cards. It doesn't stop there, you can incorporate embossing into your scrapbook to create fancy photo frames or just simply add a unique touch to your page. This class includes a stylus tool and an idea book for you to take home with you.
Instructor: Corey Lemke


Embellishments for Cards

Youíll love the distinctive greeting cards you make as you learn all the special techniques associated with embellishments. Join Cori for this exciting class that is designed to teach how to use embellishments to create beautiful cards. Learn to use eyelets, glass beads, punches, glitter, wire, charms, paper flowers, tags, buttons and more! You will complete at least 3 cards during the class. Class Fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Corey Lemke


Paper Piecing

In this class, Tara will teach you the "artď of paper piecing. This technique includes cutting different shapes from a pattern in various papers and assembling them into a picture or design. Also, learn about incorporating embellishments, such as wire, and chalks into your paper piecing designs. You will also learn the technique of paper tearing and using ribbon and eyelets to create a unique, weaved border design. Basic Scrapbooking Knowledge Recommended. No pictures necessary. Class fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Tara Gove


Embellishing Your Pages With Stitching

Stitching 101....Sewing isn't just for mending clothes anymore. Get out your needle and thread and join Tara for this exciting class which will teach you how to incorporate sewing into your scrapbook pages and cards. You will complete one page in this class and get to see many more samples of what can be done with stitching. You will also incorporate many other aspects of embellishing, such as punches, metals, vellum, ribbon and one of the newest trends, tag templates. Basic Scrapbooking knowledge required. No photos necessary. Class Fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Tara Gove


Greeting Card Portfolio

Tara will show you how to create this great little gift you can make yourself with just one piece of card stock. A card portfolio will hold four cards and envelopes to match. Great for Thank You Notes, Note Cards, Announcements, Birthday Cards & More! You will create one portfolio and 4 matching cards with envelopes. Class Fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Tara Gove


Creating Your Own Backgrounds with Bazzill Basics

Ever wonder what to do with all those left over strips of paper? Join Tara and learn how you can maximize your paper supply by incorporating leftover strips to create your own stunning background. In this class you will use the versatile Bazzill Monochromatic Papers to create 2 fabulous projects. You will also experiment with punches, templates, chalks, metals, and New coordinating Bazzill embellishments to decorate your page plus learn how to create your own elegant photo corners. Basic Scrapbooking knowledge required. No photos necessary. Class Fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Tara Gove


Saving The Past-An Inside Look into Scrapbooking Heritage Photos

In this class you will learn some of the basics to completing a heritage album, from the basic doís and donítís, to organization, as well as overall layout and design. You will complete two 12 x 12 pages in this class. You will learn which products are best incorporated in to heritage themed albums. Basic Scrapbooking Knowledge required. No photos necessary. Class Fees are payable upon registration.
Instructor: Tara Gove


Embellishing Your Scrapbook Pages

Youíve seen it in all the magazines---embellishments are the latest way to create unique & exciting scrapbook pages! Join Shawna and learn about all the various techniques available using eyelets, brads, vellum and different papers, chalks and much more! Class Fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Shawna Brandner


"Simply" Stylish Greeting Cards

Formerly "Amuse & Amazeď, this is the same fast paced class with a new name! Create simple, yet elegant and stylish greeting cards using a variety of rubber stamping techniques. You will use the simple and versatile designs from the newest Rubber Stamp Companies as well as experiment with different inks and other embellishments for cards. This class is suitable for all skill levels. Class fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Corey Lemke


Colorblocking Cards

Colorblocking is a great way to put your scrap paper to use! In this class, you will experiment with the deluxe cuts colorblocking card templates to complete at least 3 greeting cards. You will also experiment with rubber stamps, inks, paper folding, vellum and a variety of embellishments. The colorblocking technique is great for scrapbooking and cardmaking. This class is suitable for both beginner and experienced cardmakers. Class fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Gaylene Cardow


Distressed Cards

"Distressing" or "Aging" is one of the latest trends for both cardmaking & scrapbooking. In this class, you will learn how to get that old, distressed look using inks, paper tearing, paper crinkling, sanding & chalking. You will also experiment with a variety of embellishments such as ribbons, fibers, slide mounts and more. This class is suitable for both beginner and experienced cardmakers. You will complete at least 3 cards. This technique is also great for scrapbookers. Class fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Gaylene Cardow


Versatile Vellum

Vellum is very popular, but many of us are unsure what it can be used for and how to use it effectively. In this class you will experiment with techniques using vellum and will complete a number of pieces you can incorporate into pages in your album. Please bring one picture with a fairly clear subject that takes up less than half of the photo for one of our projects. Wedding photos are particularly effective for this project. No other pictures are necessary. Class fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Shawna Brandner


Tag Art

In this class you will complete eight tags of various themes and styles for you to incorporate into your albums. We will be using many embellishment products in this class including page pebbles, ting-a-lings, stitching, beading, buttons, eyelets and the list goes on. No pictures are necessary. These tags can easily be used for cardmakers as well! Class fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Shawna Brandner


Creative Sticker Ideas

So many of us have large sticker collections and have grown tired of them or have run out of ideas for how to use them. Others of us are new and arenít really sure of what to do with stickers. This class is great for both types of people. You will learn some new techniques for incorporating stickers into your layouts and we will also cover some organizational ideas. You will complete a two-page spread in this class as well as see demonstrations of techniques not used in your layout. No pictures necessary. Basic Scrapbooking knowledge is necessary. Class fee is payable upon registration.
Instructor: Shawna Brandner


Be sure to check with us on a regular basis for new classes. There is always a 15% discount on the night of any class or workshop. Space for class is limited, so be sure to pre-register. We require all class fees to be paid at the time of registration. If you are registering by telephone, we will be happy to accept Mastercard or Visa. All class fees are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend a class that you have registered for please notify us at least 72 hours in advance for an in-store credit note. Sorry, no credit if less than 72 hours notice is given. Thank you in advance for your consideration!


   
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