Creative Cards and Crafts

A paper-crafting store in your neighborhood!


DECEMBER 2018



Ann's Winter Themed Card Class

In this class, we will make four cards. One of the cards features a jolly snowman.  Another has gold embossed holly leaves and is a sympathy card.  The next card is a birthday card and uses printed acetate and glitter paper.  A snow covered pine tree with cardinals is the fourth card. It’s hard to describe the cards, so stop by the store to see the samples. To register call the store at 630-782-9999.   Hope you can make it.

Instructor:  Ann Hanson                                                  Cost:  $22

12/12/18 Wednesday 1:00pm                     Registration Deadline:  12/8/18 Saturday


We will be closed Thursday December 20, 2018 and reopening on January 2, 2019.



JANUARY 2019

 

CROP (no-frills)

This CROP will be at the store.  You will have a large table to work on and beverages and snacks. Bring your projects and creativity and a snack or dessert to share. You can bring your own meals or there are food establishments close and some of them deliver. Please stop by the store or call during business hours to register. Your space is guaranteed only after you have paid.

1/4/19 Friday 10am - midnight                                      Cost:  $25 for Both days

1/5/19 Saturday 10am - midnight                                           $15 for 1 day


Jan's New Techniques in Cardmaking Class

Come and join Jan in class for some new and exciting cardmaking.  You will be learning new ways in creating backgrounds, die cutting and stenciling.  Every class has something new to learn.  Please bring your regular class supplies to class.

Instructor:  Jan Rosenbergh                                         Cost:  $22

1/8/19 Tuesday 10:30am

1/10/19 Thursday 6:00pm

1/19/19 Saturday 10:30am


Ann's African Card Class

In this class, we will make four cards. The first card has a group of four colorful African dancers.  The next card features a large elephant with some other background animals and the sentiment “Thinking of you”.   An adorable picture of a mama and baby giraffe is on another card.  The last card has two elephants and the sentiment “Happy birthday wild thing”.  In addition to your regular supplies, please bring your favorite coloring medium.   It is hard to describe the cards, so stop by the store to see the samples. To register call the store at 630-782-9999.   Hope you can make it.

Instructor:  Ann Hanson                                             Cost:  $22

1/12/19 Saturday 10:30am                     Registration deadline:  1/9/19 Wednesday

1/16/19 Wednesday 1:00pm                   Registration deadline:  1/12/19 Saturday


Sue's Monthly Technique Class - Advanced Alcohol Inks

Everyone is hooked on alcohol inks! This extended class will include making new backgrounds, working with mixatives, making alcohol ink roses, Yupo Scrunch, plus learning to stamp with alcohol inks. You will learn techniques to use both the new Alcohol Ink Lift Pad and the Re-Inker. Plus learn a trick to create 2 projects at one time from the same stamp, using Yupo Paper and regular cardstock! Class will include 12 backgrounds, 2 of which will be made into cards. (ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING SUPPLIES:  Craft mat, Alcohol Ink Lift Pad, Alcohol Ink Lift Re-Inker, small paint brush, stylus/dry embossing/scoring tool, and Ranger wood blending tool with both felts and foam pads. These products are available at the store.  Also, please bring any alcohol inks you have, plus one of the following:  Ranger blending solution or Pinata claro extender or Pinata clean-up solution.)

Instructor: Sue Benner                                               Cost:  $30

1/12/19 Saturday 1:00 - 4:00pm


Linda's Recipe Chipboard Book (Back by Popular Demand)

Come join us in creating a beautiful recipe book.  This book will contain space for 10 to 12 recipe cards.  A perfect addition to your kitchen or as a gift for a new homeowner, for a college student, or for a wedding shower. You will need to bring a paper cutter (preferably 12x12 size), glue, pop dots, and scissors. 

Instructor:  Linda Johnson                                            Cost:  $32

1/13/19 Sunday 1:00 - 5:00pm


Barb's Masking Magic Cards Class 10:30

Come and join Barb in exploring how to use your stamps in new and "magical" ways! We will learn a variety of masking techniques and use various materials to transform a "flat" stamped image into one with depth and dimension. Using these techniques and materials, we will make 4 cards that will have your family and friends asking, "How did you do that?" Join me in thinking outside of the box! Please bring basic supplies - tape, scissors, glue dots, ruler, etc. I will provide everything else we will use. I am looking forward to seeing you soon.

Instructor: Barb Smith                                                  Cost: $22.00

1/16/19 Wednesday 10:30am

1/19/2019 Saturday 1:00pm


10 to 10 for $10 CROP 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

From 10am to 10pm come crop with us at the store for only $10!  Refreshments and light snack provided. Please call to register so we can reserve your table! We only have spaces for 10 people.

1/18/19 Friday 10:00am - 10:00pm                              Cost: $10


Jan's #89 Unique Card Class

You will learn how to make unique greeting cards during this class. You will learn different die cutting, stamping, layering, punching, embossing, fold techniques, also learn about new trends in cardmaking. Come and join Jan as she presents each card in a step-by- step process.  Please bring your regular class supplies to class.

Instructor:  Jan Rosenbergh                                        Cost:  $22

Tues. 1/22, 10:30am

Thurs. 1/24, 6pm

Sat. 1/26, 10:30am


Ann's Winter Themed Card Class

In this class, we will make four cards. One of the cards uses two stencils to create a flowerpot full of flowers.   The next card combines fabric and stencils to make this masculine card.  The get-well card features a cute owl with coffee and the message “Hope you perk up soon”.   The last card is of a sophisticated glittery lady.  It’s hard to describe these stencil cards, so stop by the store to see the samples. To register call the store at 630-782-9999.   Hope you can make it.

Instructor:  Ann Hanson                                           Cost:  $22

1/26/19 Saturday 1:00pm                     Registration deadline:  1/23/19 Wednesday




FEBRUARY 2019


Sue's Monthly Technique Class - Shimmering Bliss Sprays 

Both Super Sunday and Small Business Saturday participants loved the new Shimmering Bliss Sprays on some of the cards we have made.  They are highly-pigmented versatile sprays that are available in 25 beautiful colors.  They work wonderfully with stencils, multiple types of cardstock, blending and adding a special shimmer to all of your cards and projects.  Come join us in February to learn more techniques with these beautiful sprays.  The sprays will be available at a discount to all class participants.  We will be making multiple backgrounds and cards.  (SUPPLY LIST:  Craft mat, purple tape or any removable tape for stencils and your regular class kit.)  

Instructor:  Sue Benner                                            Cost:  $30

2/16/19 Saturday 1:00 - 4:00pm