2018 April Classes

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ONLINE CLASS REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON THURSDAY, APRIL 26 AT 12:00 pm.  

You can register for classes on-site if the class is still open.  Check for availability at the class registration table.  

We only accept CASH payment on-site. 

SOLD OUT
Friday, April 27
9am-11am
“Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop 2018”
Instructor/Sponsor: Art Impressions
www.artimpressions.com
Learn to create beautiful watercolor painting using rubber stamps, markers and a brush! For several years, Art Impressions has introduced stampers all over the world to their exclusive techniques that creates beautiful watercolor scenes. They are easy to create and versatile for all users. Each person can make these beautiful scenes their
own; no two designs are alike. Our watercolor class will create 4 card samples with our new watercolor stamps. Our instructors will take you step-by-step through creating scenes and techniques with hands-on training. This class includes a free exclusive stamp set and a 10% Off Coupon to redeem at our booth!
Supplies to bring to class: None
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $60

Friday, April 27
9am- 11am
“Copic (alcohol) Markers – Seeing the Light”
Instructor: Christine O’Malley
Understanding Light and how it affects an object is something that many artists struggle with. In this class we will learn how to analyze a stamp in order to determine where highlights and shadows fall. Learn to identify different types of shadows and how to color them realistically. You will get your own light guide to keep and take home with you.
Supplies to bring to class: Alcohol Markers, 2 highlighters in two different colors.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $30

SOLD OUT
Friday, April 27
9am – 11am
“Prickley Pear Zipper Cards”
Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk (Riley & Co., Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps)
Look what’s trending! Join Tanya with Prickley Pear to make 5 cards with fun new zipper dies from Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps! These cards are bright, fun and completely laid back – just like this class! As with all of Tanya’s classes – all materials are pre-cut, pre-stamped and pre-embossed to give you more time to enjoy your class! And, as always, there are plenty of freebies!
Supplies to bring to class: scissors, choice of liquid adhesive, 3D pop dots and foam tape, choice of coloring markers or pencils (we use Copics)
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost: $35

Friday, April 27
9am- 11am
“Mirrisparkle Paper & Alcohol Inks = WOW!”
Instructor: Sarah Justison (The Paper Cut)
You may get your fingers a little inky in this class while experimenting with alcohol ink colors on different papers to create amazingly different backgrounds. You may have already played with Glossy paper and alcohol inks, but have you ever tried MirriSparkle or MirriCard ??
MirriSparkle paper is stunning all by itself, but add Alcohol inks to it and WOW!
We will play with a variety of Alcohol ink colors and Metallic Glossy, MirriCard and MirriSparkle to make backgrounds & layers and color die cut shapes. With the backgrounds and layers, we’ll coordinate these awesome creations with MORE metallic and sparkly papers to create 6 stunning cards!!!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, tape runner (or other adhesive for card layers) and glue or adhesive (for gems/embellishments/small die cuts).
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost: $40

Friday, April 27
9am – 11am
“AGW & Inky Cards with “Extra”
Instructor: Jackie Wamhoff (Art Gone Wild/Inky Antics)
Everybody likes to get regular stamped cards, but it’s those little extras that give them a real WOW factor and make your creations even more memorable! During class, you’ll create four different cards highlighting AGW and Inky’s newest stamps and dies, each with an “added” feature that will delight you and your recipients: The first two are Lift-Up Flaps cards, with various “peekaboo” panels that flip open to show an image and/or sentiment underneath. Take a peek at our video showing one of these cards! https://youtu.be/XCIcE60KSNE
The third is a Square Window Shaker card, which is super simple to make using our template stamp and a few basic supplies. The last project is a Spinner Wheel card, featuring a wheel that turns to reveal a special message in the viewing window. **Please note: Cards made in class may vary slightly from the samples shown in the photo (i.e., embellishments or other small details), but they will use the exact same stamps.**
You’ll also receive complete, full-color instructions, along with a money-saving coupon good toward selected AGW and Inky products…so get ready to join us for a class jam-packed with great ideas, handy tips, and lots of fun!
Supplies to bring to class: Detail scissors, double-sided tape (on a roll, such as Scotch clear or Scor-Tape), and foam tape (on a roll, not dimensional dots/squares)
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $35

Friday, April 27
9am – 10am
“Floral Birthday Cards”
Instructor/Sponsor: Craft Fancy
Want to make 3 great birthday cards and get to play with the MISTI stamping tool? Join Kathy (instructor and card sample designer for Gina K. Designs) for this “power hour” combo class featuring the MISTI and Gina K. Designs exclusive stamps, dies, inks, and luxury card stock. While creating, you will learn one of Kathy’s secret methods for color enhancing your solid inked stamps as well as her creative use of dies. You will leave with three amazing cards and $15 credit to use in the Craft Fancy booth. Get ready for a creative card-making workshop, along with prize giveaways and a 10% off discount to use at the Craft Fancy booth during the entire show weekend.
Supplies to bring to class: Detail scissors, glue pen/ liquid adhesive with precision tip, double sided adhesive, tweezers, foam tape, white gel pen
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost: $34

Friday, April 27
9am – 11am
“Mosaic Madness”
Instructor Abby Heckman (Inspiration Inn Bloom)
Come learn how to make beautiful Mosaic layouts. We will demystify mosaic scrapbooking and show you how simple it is to make intricate layouts using 1 inch squares with the new dies sets. You will leave with 4 completed layouts.
Supplies to bring to class: Adhesive
Level of experience: Beginner to Advance
Cost: $30

SOLD OUT
Friday, April 27
12pm – 2 pm
“Art Acetate Adventure”  
Instructor/Sponsor: Stamp On It
Students will explore the world of gold leafing, mica powders, PK embossing powders, multiple finishes of glitter, including Pearl & Chunky. Along with adhesives, our “Background Art Acetate” and creativity to create 2 finished projects and multiple pieces to finish at home.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors/trimmer, favorite adhesive, imagination, creativity and dare to explore attitude!
Level of experience: Intermediate to advanced
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
12pm – 2pm
“Copic (Alcohol) Markers – Creating Texture”
Instructor: Christine O’Malley
The Magic is in the details. Use your alcohol markers to add texture to your art work. In this class we will learn how to make items look translucent, add texture to boas, dragons, and mermaids. These finishing touches will help you add a more finished, professional look to your cards.
Supplies to bring to class: Alcohol markers
Level of experience: All Levels
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
12pm – 2pm
“Metallic Mousse Magic – 2018 Version”
Instructor: Pat Huntoon (Technique Junkies LLC)
Come explore the wonders of Nuvo Metallic Mousse embellishments! Shimmery and truly spectacular, this product adds a fabulous metallic shimmer to every project. Let Pat Huntoon, owner of Technique Junkies, show you ways to use it!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, Trimmer, Heat Tool, Adhesive, Aqua Painter (waterbrush) or Paintbrush, several mini glue dots. Optional: gloves. The following supplies will be provided by instructor in small quantities  and are optional to bring: Red, Green, Orange and Yellow water-based markers (not Copics or Alcohol based markers); paper towels; baby wipes.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $40

Friday, April 27
12pm – 2pm
“It’s Magic!”
Instructor: Sarah Justison (The Paper Cut)
In this class we will make 5 “Magic” cards. On the front of the card, the image appears black and white, but pull up on the tab and presto, change…it changes to a beautifully colored image. The Magic Card comes as a kit with a specialty die cut card base and the pieces to make this card that will have people wondering…”how did that happen?” You will learn how to make a Magic Card from start to finish. Then in class we’ll also make a few more for different occasions…Christmas, Autumn/Halloween, Birthday, Floral & Giraffe. By the end of this class you will be an expert at creating “Magic”.
Supplies to bring to class: Personal paper trimmer (can share with a friend), scissors and adhesive (1/4” 2 sided tape) for layer and embellishment.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $40

Friday, April 27
12pm – 2pm
“Alcohol Ink on The High Seas”
Instructor: Sheila Wy
Students will learn how to create bubbles and distressed liquid designs that they will use to make three one-of-a-kind cards! Gold gilded edges and weathered rum stains will make this class magical as no two cards are ever the same!
Supplies to bring to class: A three pack of alcohol ink (one of the inks must be a shade of blue or aqua), metallic gold alcohol ink (comes in a 2-pack along with silver), Alcohol Ink blending solution, Glitter glue (for a mermaid tail!), glue stick or tape runner, pop dots, a handful of Q-tips, and scissors.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $35

Friday, April 27
12pm – 2pm
“Interactive Cards with Lawn Fawn”
Instructor: Abby Heckman (Inspiration Inn Bloom)
Do you want to wow your friends with your amazing paper crafting skills? But we won’t tell them how easy it is to make interactive cards. We will make two scalloped box cards with Hay There and Beam Me Up. We will apply our paper folding techniques we learned in elementary school by making a Pivot Pop Up Card that is Totally Awesome! You will be in mass production of these amazing cards using your new skills!
Supplies to bring to class: Adhesive
Level of experience: All Levels
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
12pm – 3pm
“Creative Cards…Studio 490 Style!”
Instructor: Wendy Vecchi (Stampers Anonymous)
Using my Stampers Anonymous stamps, stencils, and Mat Minis, we’ll take your card making skills to the next level. In this class, we’ll create several mixed media cards that you’ll be proud to send and display.
**Please note: Students will be creating projects in a style similar to those shown in the photo, but the stamps/stencils/theme and color palette that we use in class may be different.**
We’ll begin with a review of some popular Ranger inks and products, their basic properties, and when to use them and why. I’ll share tips for using my stamps and stencils. I’ll also give you lots of ideas and show plenty of examples of completed cards to provide additional inspiration.
So, if you’re ready to kick it up a notch, this fun class is for YOU. I hope to see you in class! Everyone is welcome.
Supplies to bring to class: Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet, your favorite wet (liquid) adhesive, scissors, Ranger Mini Round Blending Tool (with multiple replacement round foam refill pads)
Level of Experience: All levels
Cost: $70

Friday, April 27
3pm – 5pm
“Artzy Cards with Fun Folds”
Instructor: Cindy Sartain (Dare 2B Artzy)
“Get “artzy” with these five everyday cards. You will love the artzy folds and new background die. Our NEW stencils make a creative, whimsical background for a thank-you card. The cards are so fun you may not want to give them away. Have fun shopping with a class coupon!”
Supplies to bring to class: Basic stamping kit with adhesives plus foam tape.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $29

Friday, April 27
3pm – 5pm
“Copic (alcohol) Markers – Skin”
Instructor: Christine OMalley
Creating realistic looking Skin can be challenging. In this class we will learn the tips and tricks to create realistic looking faces. We will also discuss where shadows fall on arms, legs, and neck area. We will discuss light, where shadows are located, how to imply a nose, and how to handle different stamp styles and skin tones.
Supplies to bring to class: Any Alcohol markers you may have.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
3pm – 5pm
“Riley & Co. Funny Bones Cards!”
Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk ( Riley & Co., Prickley Pears Rubber Stamps)
Join Tanya K., owner of Riley & Company and Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps, to make 5 cards with stamps from Riley and Company and the original home of snark – Funny Bones! These cards are bright, fun and completely laid back – hey! Just like this class! As with all of Tanya’s classes – all materials are pre-cut, pre-stamped and pre-embossed to give you more time to enjoy your class! And, as always, there are plenty of freebies including free stamps!! (Free product value of over $40!)
Students should bring: scissors, choice of adhesive, zots 3D pop dots, vintage photo pad, sponge, choice of coloring markers or pencils (we use Copics)
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost: $32

Friday, April 27
3pm – 5pm
“Cards For All Occasions”
Instructor: Theresa Hutchinson & Wendy Nixon
We will be making, Birthday – Feminine, Masculine & Juvenile Cards, Sympathy and Thank You cards. Using Perfect pearls, distressing, screen card, paneling, and inside pop-up techniques.
Supplies to bring to class: Paper cutter, scissors, double sided tape, glue, ruler, black ink pad.
Level of experience: Advanced
Cost: $40

Friday, April 27
3pm – 5pm
“Black & White”
Instructor: Phyllis Kenzik
There’s something elegant and clean looking about black & white cards! Come and get some new ideas on these poplar colored cards. We will complete 6 or more cards in this two-hour class.
Supplies to bring to class: Basic craft kit, including adhesives and pop dots.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
3pm – 5pm
“Shake, Shake, Shaker Cards”
Instructor: Abby Heckman (Inspiration Inn Bloom)
Come join us in making 6 fun shaker cards using Jillibean Soup’s hottest new products- Shape Shakers!  You’ll learn how to use our shaker products, some new stamping techniques and we’ll show you how to use different fillers in your shakers.  If you love to make cards-this class is for you!
Leave class with: 6 Shape Shaker Cards and Envelopes
Supplies: Adhesive, scissors, paper trimmer and a fun attitude!
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
4pm- 7pm
“Delightfully Dylusional Dyalog”
Instructor: Dyan Reaveley (Stampers Anonymous)
Come and enter the quirky and Dylusional world of Dylusions. We will start by making stunning backgrounds with inks and paints, and then decorating them with Dy’s fabulously eclectic stamp images and quotes. Add a sprinkle of shimmer, a spoon full of doodles, and a touch of magic to create a stunning project!
Supplies to bring to class: Black & White Journaling pens
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost: $70

Friday, April 27
6pm – 7:30pm
“Foiled and Fabulous”
Instructor: Laura Bastian (Creative Vision Stamps)
Are you ready to create cards that OHHH and AHHH? Heat transfer foiling is this year’s hottest “MUST DO” workshop. Join us for a unique 1.5 hour workshop of foiling fun where we teach you how to use our foilables product line, designed specifically for card markers. It is easy as 1, 2 and done. Hands down, the best part of this workshop is learning the new super cool technique of Negative Distressed Foiling. IT IS AMAZING and SO EASY! Creating cards has never been more fabulous!
Supplies to bring to class: Tape Runner adhesive, Pop Dots, Paper trimmer, and scissors.
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost: $32

Friday, April 27
6pm – 8pm
“New techniques & Folds for all Occasion Cards”
Instructor: Becky O’Donnell
All occasion cards with distress oxide inks, unique folds, new techniques, die cuts and more. Come Create something special or go home with a kit with full instructions and color pictures. This class sold out with 62 people in New York last year.
Come share the fun or take it home. Two more cards will be added after CHA comes out with their new surprises.
*If you cannot attend the class, Becky will be selling the class kits for the same price as the class – $30. You must pre-register for a kit.
Supplies to bring to class: Your basic craft kit including, scissors, adhesives & foam tape.
Level of experience: Beginner to Intermediate
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
6pm- 8pm
“Candy Machine Card”
Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk (Riley & Co., Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps)
Join Tanya K., owner of Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps and Riley & Company to make TWO actual working Candy Machine Cards! Each card is a whopping 5 ½ x 8 ¼! We will use Sue Wilson’s awesome Working Candy Machine and accessories! You will receive all the supplies to make BOTH Candy Machine Cards above! As with all of Tanya’s classes – all materials are pre-cut to give you more time to enjoy your class! Candy Machine Dies and card kits will also be available to purchase! And, as always, there are plenty of freebies including free stamps!
Supplies to bring to class: scissors, trimmer, tweezers, Xacto knife, adhesive (double stick tape and a liquid adhesive), vintage photo pad, sponge, black craft pen, choice of coloring markers or pencils (we use Copics)
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost: $38

Friday, April 27
6pm – 8pm
“Slider Cards With a Lasting Impression”
Instructor: Diane Wilcox
We will be making cards with slide mechanisms.
I will be using many supplies from Creek Bank Creations.
Other supplies being used are by Anthony’s Paper Crafts, and Gary Burlin.
You will be given written instructions for all the cards we make.
Creek Bank Creations will be donating a Door Prize to be given out at end of class.
Supplies to bring to class: Adhesives, Pop Dots, Glue Dots, Scissors and if you have Clear Wink of Stella please bring.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $35

Friday, April 27
6pm – 8pm
“Paper Folds & Techniques”
Instructor: Donna Cheswick
This class is all about learning unique ways to transform leftover pieces of paper into 5 beautiful designs. We will learn: Herringbone, Dalia Fold, Layered Paper Quilt, Triple Z Fold and Woven Design. All cards will be completed in class.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, double-sided tape runner, small glue dots, dimensional (3-D) pop dots, fine tip liquid glue, scotch tape and bone folder.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $30

Friday, April 27
6pm – 8pm
“Mostly Masculine”
Instructor: Phyllis Kenzik
Masculine card ideas are one of my most requested classes. Come and see what I come up with this year!
Supplies to bring to class: Basic class kit, including adhesives and pop dots.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $30

SOLD OUT
Saturday, April 28
11am – 1pm
“Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop 2018”
Instructor/Sponsor: Art Impressions
www.artimpressions.com
Learn to create beautiful watercolor painting using rubber stamps, markers and a brush! For several years, Art Impressions has introduced stampers all over the world to their exclusive techniques that creates beautiful watercolor scenes. They are easy to create and versatile for all users. Each person can make these beautiful scenes their own; no two designs are alike. Our watercolor class will create 4 card samples with our new watercolor stamps. Our instructors will take you step-by-step through creating scenes and techniques with hands-on training. This class includes a free exclusive stamp set and a 10% Off Coupon to redeem at our booth!
Supplies to bring to class: None
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $60

Saturday, April 28
11am – 1pm
“Things That Pop Up”
Instructor: Becky O’Donnell
Something new – an inside fold with motion. These new folds will surprise who ever opens them. As always – full instructions included and Inky Antics stamps used. This was one of the most popular classes that I taught last year in New York. There will be 3 different cards taught in class and other sample to see.
*If you cannot attend the class, Becky will be selling the class kits for the same price as the class – $30.
You must pre-register for a kit.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, adhesives, foam tape and your basic craft kit.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $30

SOLD OUT
Saturday, April 28
11am – 1pm
“Fun Cards”
Instructor: Kimberly Klein
Learn how easy it is to make Fun Cards. We will make 5 different techniques of  Cards in this class. Baby Dresser, Center Step Card, Flower Pot Easel Card, Shaker Card and Gift Card Box, with instructions included for each card.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, foam tape, adhesive, and a bone folder.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $30

Saturday, April 28
11am -1pm
Latest and Greatest of Lawn Fawn Cards”
Instructor: Abby Heckman (Inspiration Inn Bloom)
We will make 5 totally awesome cards using the latest stamps sets and coordinating Lawn Cuts dies. We will have a Happy Village along with Rub-a-dub-dub themes with the newest bright paper collections. Beam Me Up with a Peekaboo Border will make you a stand out when you send these unique and fun cards to your friends!
Supplies to bring to class: Adhesive
Level of experience: All Levels
Cost: $30

Saturday, April 28
2pm – 4pm
“Masculine Cards”
Instructor: Donna Cheswick
In this class we will create 6 manly cards for any occasion for the boys or men in your life. We will make a 3-D tool bench, golf card, guitar card, life buoy, man’s suit and layered paper card. Some pre-cutting will be done ahead of time so all cards can be completed during class.
Supplies to bring to class: scissors, double sided tape runner, glue dots, dimensional (3-D) dots or tape, glue pen and fine tip liquid glue.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost: $35

Saturday, April 28
2pm – 4pm
“Quick ‘N Easy Cards”
Instructor: Phyllis Kenzik
Sometimes you just want to make a quick card to mail out right away that looks like you spent a lot of time on it, but you didn’t!! We will make about 8 cards in this class!!
Supplies to bring to class: Your basic craft kit, including adhesives and pop dots.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost: $30

SOLD OUT
Saturday, April 28
2pm – 4pm
“Alcohol Ink In Bloom”
Instructor: Sheila Wy
Students will use gel pens to enhance the look of blown alcohol ink flowers and then learn how to mount their masterpieces on easel card bases! No Paint brushes necessary as these Alcohol Ink beauties are created by blowing air through a straw. Are you ready to blow a bloom?
*This class is not for anyone with breathing problems, as we will be blowing air through straws.
Supplies to bring to class: 3-pack alcohol ink (may bring more than three colors) 1 bottle alcohol blending solution, felt squares (located by alcohol inks or you may cut your own), pop dots, tape runner or glue stick. Gel pens (must have black, white and metallic). A handful of Q-tips.
Optional- Glitter pens or wink of Stella, highly suggested for added bling.
Level of experience: All Levels
Cost: $35

Saturday, April 28
2pm – 4pm
“Layouts with Kiwi Lane”
Instructor: Holly Stout (Kiwi Lane)
You will play your way to creativity by making 2 two-page layouts using the Designer Template System from Kiwi Lane. Let your creativity run free, as each person will receive a complete PhotoPlay Summer Bucket List Collection Pack to use during class. You will leave understanding how a simple process can enhance your layouts mixing patterned paper you already have along with lots of extras from your Collection Pack.
Supplies to bring to class: Pencil, scissors, trimmer, adhesive
Level of experience: All Level
Cost: $30

ONLINE CLASS REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON THURSDAY, APRIL 26 AT 12:00 pm.  

You can register for classes on-site if the class is still open.  Check for availability at the class registration table.  

We only accept CASH payment on-site. 

Class Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation of any class more than 30 days prior to the class date will receive a full refund, less a $10 service charge.
All cancellation requests must be made in writing.
No refunds will be made if a class is cancelled less than 30 days prior to the class.
Sometimes a class has to be cancelled if there are not enough students registered. If this should happen, you will have the option to take another class (if available) or receive a total refund of the class fee.

We recommend that you bring your basic crafting supplies with you to your class. Suggested items….
Metal edge ruler
Pencil
Markers
Xacto knife
Cutting mat
Adhesives
Double sided tape
Sharp Scissors
Ink Pads (pigment & dye)
Paper

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