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April 2016

May 2016 Workshops . . .

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

  • Paper Trimmer (12" recommended)
  • 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

The following workshops will be taught at Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO.

Wednesday, May 11 @ Checkered Cottage: 6 pm: Heritage Layout: $20

We'll be working with the beautiful Graphic 45 World's Fair paper to create a two page layout.

Basics please (see list above)

G45 Heritage

Saturday, May 14 @ Checkered Cottage: 10:30 - 1:30 pm: Prima Canvas Workshop: $45

D & SG 2

By popular demand, I've been asked to teach this Prima 12x12 Watercolor Canvas workshop. You will layer various mediums, color with Prima's Oil Pastels, learn to use the gorgeous adhesive rub-ons and foils and much more! Limited seating! Call Checkered Cottage to make your reservation.

BYO: paint brushes (1" flat with soft bristles and small round brushes for detail work); palette knife; adhesives; scissors; Crafty Foam Tape; 

Saturday, May 14 @ Checkered Cottage: 2:30 to 5 pm: Stitched Mini-Book $30

This is a twist on an old favorite. I've taught a signature mini in the past but this time we're learning a new version that was just taught to me by our own Mary Meyer. You'll love this as it won't interfere with the book title. Please be on the look-out for a hardcover book with a book title that has meaning to you. IMPORTANT NOTE: We will not be decorating these books. The sample is decorated just as an example. Class supplies include stitching thread, needle and cardstock pages in your choice of black, cream, white or kraft. This is a technique class only.

BYO: Hardbound book with title appropriate for your future decorations; craft knife; cutting mat; adhesive; paper trimmer

Mini 5-14-16

Friday, May 27 @ Checkered Cottage: 10:30 - 12:30: Graphic 45 Tags:

We'll be working on tags this month! Get your Graphic 45 June tags ready for card fronts, layouts, mini-books and more. Think pearls, rhinestones, pockets and mini-tags all rolled into one class.

May 27 Tags