Creative Cards and Crafts

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FEBRUARY 2019



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, stenciling, transfers and sticker use.  Every class has something new to learn.  Please bring your regular class supplies to class.

Instructor:  Jan Rosenbergh                                         Cost:  $22

2/5/19  Tuesday  10:30am

2/7/19  Thursday  6:00pm

2/9/19  Saturday  10:30am


Ann's Spiritual Card Class

In this class, we will make three cards and two bookmarks. The first card has an ornate gold cross and is suitable for a baptism, confirmation, or other religious occasion.  The next card is a gold and green Bar Mitzvah card.  Next, we are going to make two bookmarks and you will have your choice of the message on the bookmarks.  The last card is an ocean sunset scene with the message, “Mightier than the thunder of the great waters,…”.   It is hard to describe the cards, so stop by the store to see the samples.  Hope you can make it.

Instructor:  Ann Hanson                                               Cost:  $22     

2/9/19  Saturday  1:00pm                      Registration deadline, Wednesday, February 6 

2/13/19  Wednesday 1:00pm                 Registration deadline Saturday, February 9


Barb's Masking Magic Cards Class

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

2/13/19  Wednesday 10:30am

2/16/19  Saturday 10:30am


10 to 10 for $10 CROP 

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.

2/15/19 Friday 10:00am - 10:00pm                               Cost: $10


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, small paint brush, 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


Jan's #90 Unique Card Class

You will learn how to make unique greeting cards during this class.  During class you will learn different die cutting, stamping, layering, punching, embossing, fold techniques, and also 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

2/19/19  Tuesday  10:30am

2/21/19  Thursday  6:00pm

2/23/19  Saturday  10:30am


Ann's Amazing Dies Card Class

In this class, we will make four cards. The first card is a birthday card and you will use a stencil made from a die to color the background.   Next is a “hex” like design made from 3 layering dies.  The following “Thinking of You” card features a large background die and a small die, which has been designed to fit perfectly on the background die.  The last card has a lovely floral background and it is inlaid in with a shiny pink center.  It’s hard to describe the cards, so stop by the store to see the samples.  Hope you can make it.

Instructor:  Ann Hanson                                                Cost:  $22
2/23/19  Saturday  1:00pm                 Registration deadline Wednesday, February 20


                                                       MARCH 2019


CROP (no-frills) 10am - midnight

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.

3/1/19 Friday 10:00am to midnight                               Cost: $25 for Both days

3/2/19 Saturday 10:00am to midnight                                 $15 for 1 day


Jan's Napkin Card Class is BACK!

You will discover how to make fabulous cards out of napkins.  When you sign up for class, you will receive a class prep kit that requires you to separate your napkins, adhere them to cardstock and complete some fussy cutting.  You will be amazed by how creative you can be with a napkin.

Instructor:  Jan Rosenbergh                                         Cost:  $22

3/5/19 Tuesday 10:30am

3/7/19 Thursday 6:00pm

3/9/19 Saturday 10:30am


 Ann's Embossing Card Class

In this class, we will make four cards that use embossing techniques. The first card uses an embossing folder/die that both cuts and embosses in one pass.  This card has 3 die cut butterflies on gold/white paper.  The next card is a sympathy card, which combines an embossing folder and a stencil to color it.  On the third card you will color the embossed area in watercolors.  The last card has the message, “thinking of you” and combines dry and wet embossing. It is hard to describe the cards, so stop by the store to see the samples. Hope you can make it.

Instructor:  Ann Hanson                                                Cost:  $22

3/9/19 Saturday 1:00pm                        Registration deadline, Wednesday, March 6 

3/13/19 Wednesday 1:00pm                  Registration deadline Saturday, March 9


Kathy's Love Those Shoes Card Class
We will be doing 4 cards from 4 terrific shoe stamps. There will be coloring involved for 3 of the four cards. If you like shoes or know someone who does, you should come and have fun. Please bring your regular class supplies. If you have markers or pencils you like, feel free to bring them. 
Instructor:  Kathy Donofrio                                           Cost:  $22
3/7/19 Thursday 1:00pm


Barb's It's a Spring Thing Card Class

It's time to celebrate a change of seasons, and what better way to do that than to craft our way into it! Join us in making Spring-related creations to boost your spirits and put a smile on your face. Back by popular demand, one of the items we will make is a "Spring" long, accordian style card - similar to the "Happy Birthday" and "Thankful" ones that are on display at the shop. If you like bunnies, birds, flowers, rainbows, and all things "Spring", treat yourself to a "Spring Break" with us!
Instructor:  Barb Smith                                                  Cost: $22.00
3/13/19  Wednesday  10:30
3/16/19  Saturday  10:30

Kathy's Champagne Card Class
NO I AM NOT SERVING. All 4 cards will have champagne for a theme. One of the cards will be Iris folding of 2 champagne classes. Yes, you know we will color some on the other cards. Please bring regular tape to use on your Iris card.
Instructor:  Kathy Donofrio                                            Cost:  $22
3/14/19 Thursday 1:00pm

Advanced Alcohol Inks Class - THIS IS A REPEAT OF JANUARY'S CLASS AS WE HAD A WAITING LIST.
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. The Re-Inker works wonderfully with stencils. Plus learn a trick to create 2 projects at one time from the same stamp, using Yupo Paper and regular cardstock! Class will include 12-15 backgrounds. (PARTICIPANTS 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

3/16/19/  Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Jan's #91 Unique Card Class

In this class, we are going to be creative with acetate prints.  We will be using Easter vintage prints to create 4 holiday cards.  Get prepared to make some really cute Easter cards.

Instructor:  Jan Rosenbergh                                         Cost:  $22

3/19/19 Tuesday 10:30am

3/21/19 Thursday 6:00pm

3/23/19 Saturday 10:30am


Kathy's Summer Fun Card Class
We will be making 4 cards using the Whipper Snapper stamps I bought while in Appleton. THEY ARE SO CUTE!
I am including at least one of the girlfriend stamps in the set of four. You are welcome to bring in your favorite markers or pencils to color. 
My thought is if we think summer, if might come?
Instructor:  Kathy Donofrio                                           Cost:  $22
3/21/19 Thursday 1:00pm

Ann's Glitter Card Class

In this class, we will make three cards. Two cards use stickers and the transfer method and Elizabeth Craft glitter.  The first card features a cupcake sticker with the message of “happy birthday”. Next is a floral sticker card with lavender flowers and this card can be used for many occasions.  The last card is a floral card with poppies.  This card is colored in markers or pencils and the glitter is sprayed on the card.  It’s hard to describe the cards, so stop by the store to see the samples.  In addition to your regular supplies, please bring your favorite coloring medium.  Hope you can make it.

Instructor:  Ann Hanson                                               Cost:  $22

3/23/19 Saturday 1:00pm                        Registration deadline Wednesday, March 20



APRIL 2019



Barb's Scrap Happy Card Class

What comes in so many sizes, shapes and colors? .......... SCRAPS!!!!!
We all have them. We all save them. We all want to know what to do with them! Join us for a class in learning and sharing ideas on how to use these paper wonders. We will make cards incorporating scraps in new and interesting ways. Please feel free to share any ideas you have on using them, organizing them and storing them. All ideas are welcome! Please bring a basic tool kit. Looking forward to a fun and creative time together!
Instructor: Barb Smith                                                  Cost: $22
4/10/19  Wednesday  10:30
4/13/19  Saturday  10:30


MAY 2019


Barb's Trust Me Class 

Really? Well, those of you who know Barb, know that you can indeed trust her! This class is about trusting Barb to teach you new and fun things that you can do again when you get home. There is no set theme to these classes. Variety is the spice of life! Each class will feature an unexpected material in one of the projects. Each class will teach new techniques with supplies you already own. We all have our "stash" of things, don't we? Let's find new and fun ways to use them. You will take home patterns and/or directions to duplicate ideas you have learned in class. Please bring a basic tool kit (tape, scissors, glue dots, ruler, etc.). Join us for a fun and creative time together. Trust Barb and be surprised! 

Instructor: Barb Smith                                                  Cost: $22

5/15/19 Wednesday 10:30am

5/25/19 Saturday 1:00pm



JUNE 2019


Barb's Simply Summer Card Class
Let's relax a little and enjoy the sun, warm weather and of course, crafting with friends! This class will feature various paper-crafting techniques and materials to create four Summer-related cards and projects. Think about seasonal activities, gardening, butterflies - and fun when you sign up for this "Simply Summer" class. Looking forward to some playtime together!

Instructor:  Barb Smith                                                 Cost:  $22

6/12/19 Wednesday 10:30am

6/15/19/ Saturday 10:30am