Upcoming 2017 Workshops . . .

G45 Natures Sketchbook

Join me on 

Saturday, February 11 @ Checkered Cottage

where we'll combine the beautiful new

Graphic 45 Nature's Sketchbook

with a

Maya Road chipboard book and Prima Marketing flowers.

Please bring to class:

  • Craft mat
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors for fussy cutting and regular scissors
  • Ink to match project: black or dark brown will do. Just enough to cover the white core edges
  • Adhesive: Strong wet glue such as Beacon 3-in-1 or Beacon Fabri-Tac + tape runners (you'll need a lot of tape).
  • Corner rounder
  • Paper Piercer
  • Crafty Foam Tape (preferably black)
  • Scor-Board (a small one will do if you have one)
  • Pre-painted Maya Road books

Let's have some fun! See you Saturday.


Nature's Sketchbook Portfolio

I'll be teaching

A Nature's Sketchbook Portfolio

Saturday, March 11 @ Checkered Cottage

and save the date for . . . 

Saturday, April 22 when we'll create a 

Home Decor Greenhouse

complete with gorgeous

Prima Marketing flowers.


August 2016 . . .

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

In addition to the above supplies, you may need special supplies. Please check below the class photo to see what else may be needed. Thank you!

The following workshops will be taught at

Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO.


8-10-16 Checkered Cottage

Heritage - Wednesday August 10 @ 6 pm

Basics needed plus Black Soot + light brown Distress Ink + Wild Honey Distress Ink


Friday, August 12 and Saturday August 13

Handmade Zoo Mini-Book


Graphic 45 Safari Adventure

G45 Safari Adventure 1

Call Checkered Cottage

for details, times and reservations.


NOTE: Please check back on Thursday August 11

for a list of supplies to bring to this class.

As of right now, you will definitely need basics (see list above)

+ scor-board

+ double sided strong tape such as scor-tape (1/4" and 1")

(I use Frank Garcia's from Prima)

+ Distress Ink Pad: Black Soot, Tea Dye (or Vintage Photo)

+ Corner Rounder

+ Sand Paper or Sanding Tool

+ large circle punch (we'll use it to make divets in page pockets)

+ patience ; )