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March 2016

April 2016 Workshop Schedule . . .

Here's where you can find me in April:

April 1, 2016: Evansville Indiana at Mary's Scrapden:  Mary_scrapdenJoin me at Mary's  from 6 pm to 9 pm and create a beautiful altered Carte Blanch decor piece from Prima Marketing. We'll paint with Prima's Oil Pastels, alter paper, add flowers and use beautiful rub-ons from Christine Adolph with Prima's rub-on foils.

Please BYO:

  • Craft Mat
  • Paint Brushes: I used #4 and #6 round
  • Distress Ink and Applicator: Antique Linen or Tea Dye
  • Edge Distresser
  • Crafty Foam Tape
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors for fussy cutting
  • Adhesive: wet & dry
  • Baby wipes to clean craft mat

April 2, 2016: Jasper Indiana at Doodlebug Inc:

We'll start off the morning with a mini-book using Frank Garcia's Memory Hardware. Using Vintage Emporium papers, flowers and embellishments, we'll decorate the cover and inside pages with some additional chipboard from Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts.

D + SG 6x6Please BYO:

  • Craft Mat
  • Paper Trimmer (12")
  • Distress Ink and Applicator: Antique Linen or Tea Dye
  • Palette Knife or old credit card for using with stencils
  • Edge Distresser
  • Crafty Foam Tape
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors for fussy cutting
  • Adhesive: wet & dry
  • Paper piercer or Crop-A-Dile
  • Baby wipes to clean craft mat

6 pm to 9 pm: Altered 12x12 Prima Canvas

You'll love how easy it is to alter this 12x12 Prima Canvas using Prima's Oil Pastels. Choose your favorite colors then add beautiful Prima flowers, Paintables, rub-ons, stencils and more to create a perfect spot for your favorite photo.

D & SG 2

Please BYO:

  • Craft Mat
  • Paint Brushes: I used #4 and #6 round and a 1" flat brush
  • Distress Ink and Applicator: Antique Linen or Tea Dye
  • Palette Knife or old credit card to use with stencils
  • Edge Distresser
  • Crafty Foam Tape
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors for fussy cutting
  • Adhesive: wet & dry
  • Baby wipes to clean craft mat

April 13, 2016: Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO

6 pm and it's Heritage night at Checkered Cottage. Join me and some of my favorite gals as we create a two-page 12x12 layout featuring golden tones perfect for old fashion or current Easter photos.

April Heritage copy

BYO Please:

  • Paper Trimmer
  • Craft Mat
  • Adhesive: wet & dry
  • Distress Ink: Antique Linen

April 15 & 16, 2016: Scrapbook Generation, Springfield MO

Spend Friday evening with me in our favorite scrapbook spot in Springfield ~ Scrapbook Generation. We'll alter a beautiful 12x12 Prima canvas using some of my favorite Prima products including stencils, Oil Pastels, Paintables, rub-ons and more. Choose from a variety of designs and colors to make this canvas your own.

D & SG 2

Please BYO:

  • Craft Mat
  • Paint Brushes: I used #4 and #6 round and a 1" flat brush
  • Distress Ink and Applicator: Antique Linen or Tea Dye
  • Palette Knife or old credit card to use with stencils
  • Edge Distresser
  • Crafty Foam Tape
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors for fussy cutting
  • Adhesive: wet & dry
  • Baby Wipes to clean mat

Saturday morning, we're back to decorate one of Frank Garcia's Memory Hardware albums. Using beautiful Vintage Emporium papers, embellishments and flowers, we'll layer the cover before moving to the inside to decorate all the pages.

D + SG 6x6

Please BYO:

  • Craft Mat
  • Paper Trimmer (12")
  • Distress Ink and Applicator: Antique Linen or Tea Dye
  • Palette Knife or old credit card for using with stencils
  • Edge Distresser
  • Crafty Foam Tape
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors for fussy cutting
  • Adhesive: wet & dry
  • Paper piercer or Crop-A-Dile
  • Baby wipes to clean craft mat

Hope you can join me at one of my workshops this month!


March 2016 Teaching Schedule . . .

Basic Supply List (These are supplies we use in almost every workshop I teach):

  • Paper Trimmer (12" recommended)
  • Craft Mat
  • Scissors: precision tips for fussy cutting and stamp edge scissors
  • Adhesive: both wet & dry
  • Crafty Foam Tape (dimensional pop-ups)
  • Crop-a-Dile
  • Paper Piercer
  • Pencil & Ruler (recommend Tim Holtz ruler)
  • Edge Distresser
  • Ink and applicators to match project papers

Wednesday, March 9, 2016: 6 pm  - Heritage Layouts @ Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO

Join me for two heritage type layouts suitable for photos from yesteryear or today. This night, we will be working on two 12x12 layouts (as a make-up from last month as well as this month's layout)

In addition to basic supplies (see above), please bring: 

  • craft knife
  • craft cutting mat

Feb layout

March 2016 copy

Check back before each class to make sure I didn't forget anything on your supply list!

Saturday, March 12: 10:30 am  - Bird In A Box Spring @ Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO

Basics required. See list at the top of this post

+

Scor-Board (small one will work)

+

small paint brush (flat)

+

Baby Wipes or something for paint clean-up

Ink Pads Used: Distress Black Soot and Vintage Photo

Check back before each class to make sure I didn't forget anything on your supply list!

Please consider bringing your lunch as we have lots of work to do.

BYO Lunch will cut down on away time.

House in a Box Spring copy

Friday, March 18, 2016: 10:30 am - 1 pm: Graphic 45 Tags @ Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO

Basics required. See list at the top of this post.

Ink Pads Used: Distress Inks: Antique Linen

Palette Knife

Tweezers

NOTE: Since Mother's Day is so early in May

and I will be out of town in May

I will be adding 2 Mother's Day tags (tags only, no cards) to this workshop

at no additional charge.

G45 March copy

Saturday, March 19: 10:30 to 4:30: Prima Educator Days @ Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO

As a Prima Marketing Educator, I will be periodically adding workshops at Checkered Cottage featuring Prima Marketing products. This month's project is a mini-book using Frank Garcia's Memory Hardware 6x6 mini-book and combining it with Nature Garden papers, flowers and embellishments. You'll be choosing some of your cover embellishments so no two books will be exactly alike. 

Supplies Needed: Basics (see top of the blog) plus small paintbrushes to color images on the front cover. I used rounds #4 and #6.  Distress Ink pads: Antique Linen. Gold leaf pen. (palette knife not needed. I'm losing my mind.)

Check back before each class to make sure I didn't forget anything on your supply list!

Prima Mini-Book