2020 July Classes

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Friday, July 24

9am – 11am

“Do a “Double Take” with Art Gone Wild & Inky Antics”

Instructor: Jackie Wamhoff / Inky Antics

Pre-PAIR for a terrific time as you create six different items (five cards and a cute layered project) in sets of TWO, with each featured stamp set or stencil, for DOUBLE the fun! We’ll be highlighting some of our favorite items from Art Gone Wild and Inky Antics that are new for 2020. You’ll make a cardstock pizza that fits in a mini delivery box and a quick and easy friendship card with one stamp set, an interactive flip sequin card and a sparkly water card from another stamp set, and two cards using a stencil and a simple inking technique with neat results. Your class kit will also include a bonus surprise project to finish at home if there isn’t time in class. In addition, you will receive complete, full-color instructions, along with a money-saving coupon good toward select Art Gone Wild and Inky Antics products. We can’t wait for you to join us for a class packed with helpful tips and great ideas!

Supplies to bring to class: detail scissors, tape runner, ¼” Scor-Tape.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $35

Friday, July 24

9am – 11am

“Blended Stencils 2020”

Instructor: Pat Huntoon/Technique Junkies

Join us as we use simple tools to create a vibrant technique book designed to inspire your creative muse. We will blend inks, spray just a little, and stencil our way through a baker’s dozen of techniques (as time allows).

Supplies to bring to class: NONE

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $ 40

Friday, July 24

9am-11am

“G45 3 Piece Desk Set”

Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk/ Riley & Company

Join Tanya with Riley and Company to make this GORGEOUS three-piece desk set made with Graphic 45 papers! You will make 5 ¾” x 8” note book and a 6” x 4” notebook, both complete with pens, note pads and post it notes! You will also make a 4” x 4 ½” desk set that opens up and includes a pen. As with all of Tanya’s classes, all pieces will be pre-cut, pre-stamped and all materials will be included. And as always, there will be lots of fun and free gifts too!

Supplies to bring to class: Choice of liquid adhesive, double sided tape, pop-dots, scissors, sponge, vintage photo distress ink (optional).

Level of experience: Beginner

Cost: $48

Friday, July 24

9am – 11pm

“Secrets to Successful Scenic Stamping”

Instructor: Tonya Weakley/Peddlers Den

This class begins by exploring the tools, paper and ink used in scenic stamping, including (but not limited to) the items shown in the photo. The various ways of using un-mounted rubber, including stamping platforms, will be discussed. The class includes tips on planning your scenes, what to stamp first, composition, perspective and more. This is an art class for beginners, and will include a booklet of information for you to take home and refer to in the future. While this is not a traditional workshop, you will cut a couple of masks and construct a scene using 7 different images.

Supplies to bring to class: Detail scissors (to cut masks) and acrylic stamping blocks, with or with out tack and peel on one side. One must measure 3” x 5” or 4” x 6”.

Level of experience: Beginner (all levels can benefit)

Cost: $39

Friday, July 24

9am – 11pm

“Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop 2020”

Instructor: Art Impressions

Learn to create beautiful watercolor paintings using rubber stamps, markers and a brush! For several years, Art Impressions has introduced stampers all over the world to their exclusive technique 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. In our 2020 watercolor class, you will create four watercolor images featuring a rustic boot with beautiful flowers, floral pitcher, beach house, and child playing in the snow. Our instructor will take you step-by-step through creating scenes and techniques with hands-on training. Class includes a 10% off coupon to shop in our booth, and our 2020 Exclusive Watercolor Stamp Set!

Supplies to bring to class: None

Level of experience: All Levels

Cost: $60

Friday, July 24

9am – 11pm

“Technique Express”

Instructor: Christine O’Malley

We only have 2 hours, but we are going to make SEVEN cards featuring a variety of techniques. This class is packed with tips and tricks to add to your stamping repertoire. This class is sponsored by Rubbernecker Stamps. All class participants will receive a 10% discount at their booth.

I will do a lot of prep work, so we can get the most out of class time. Our class time will focus on: Learn to create a realistic coffee themed background without using coffee grounds. You can switch up the colors to create a variety of stunning backgrounds –Video will be available to class participants to help recreate techniques at home. – Learning to alter our stamps to make them more versatile –

Creating an immersion with floating elements – Using color mediums to add depth to die cuts.

If you use alcohol markers- I have tons of tips on blending and adding details to images. If you use pencils and want to learn about a blending agent I can also help.

All coloring mediums welcome.

Supplies to bring to class: preferred adhesive for card making, dimensional dots, scissors, bags or envelopes for cards, color medium of choice (pencils or alcohol markers).

Level of experience: All Levels

Cost: $35

Friday, July 24

9am – 11am

“Beautiful Black & White”

Instructor: Phyllis Kenzik

There’s something about black & white that makes cards look clean and elegant! It also saves you indecision on what color to use J We will complete 7 cards in this class and maybe learn a new trick or two along the way!

Supplies to bring to class: Adhesives to complete cards, Pop Dots or mounting tape. Everything else is provided.

Level of experience: All Levels

Cost: $30

Friday, July 24

9am – 11am

“Everything Outdoors”

Instructor: Sarah Justison /The Paper Cut

From the mountains to the oceans, along with wildlife and outdoor activities, in this class you will make 6 cards that are related to the outdoors, which also makes some of these cards great for guy cards!  We’ll play with Blending Brushes to make backgrounds, make a mountain background using watercolors on a stamp and learn how to create a stunning Turtle card using the Black Ice Technique.   Also, learn how to assemble our new Flip Flop Card, while keeping with the outdoor theme!

Supplies to bring to class: Adhesive (your favorite 2 sided tape for attaching layers & glue or dot roller for attaching small die cuts and gems), tweezers & scissors

Level of experience: Intermediate

Cost: $45

Friday, July 24

12pm – 2pm

“Fun and Whimsy Cards!”  

Instructor: Abby Heckman / Inspiration Inn Bloom

Come explore the latest fun, playful lines from Spellbinders, Hero Arts, Ecstasy Crafts and Pink Ink Designs.  We will make 5 exquisitely designed cards including the infinity card from Concord & 9th, stamping, coloring with Nuvo Creative Pens, Catherine Pooler Inks, Life Changing Blender brushes, gilding flakes and more!

Supplies to bring to class: Adhesive, Scissors, Foam dots, bone folder.

Level of experience: All Levels

Cost: $30

Friday, July 24

12pm – 2pm

“Extreme Alcohol Ink Techniques”

Instructor: Sheila Wy

Get ready for another amazing Alcohol Ink class with Sheila Wy! In this exciting class, you will create one 6×6 ceramic tile, two 4.25” x 4.25” ceramic tiles and one surprise object as well as three coordinating, cards. You will master embossing and lift techniques to incorporate into your own home décor or give as gifts to mail and friends. This is surely a class you don’t want to miss!

Supplies to bring to class: 3 pack of alcohol inks, 1 alcohol ink lift pad, heat gun, 1 embossing ink pad, 1 embossing powder, 1 anti-static pouch, a couple of your favorite stamps to use in your projects (no finely detailed stamps with the exception of script (it looks good in the background).

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $55

Friday, July 24

12pm – 2pm

“Get Your V.I.B.E. On!”

Instructor: Cheryl Hurttgam / The Paper Hollow

Easy Vellum embossing, with American Vellum Craft’s new embossing boards.

You can’t make a mistake with these awesome tools!

Supplies to bring to class: SMILES! (no supplies needed)

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $ 45

Friday, July 24

12pm – 2pm

“Your Day To Howl!

Instructor: Tonya Weakley/ Peddlers Den Inc.

This class features easy scene building. To color, you will use the stipple brush techniques of layering and blending ink on coated cardstock. For success, you will need the correct type of brush. Please reach out to me in advance to be sure that you have the correct supplies, or to order them (tonya@peddlersden.com).

In this class, you will begin with a practice card. This enables you to become comfortable with the techniques before moving on to your “real” project. You will do some masking. You will layer and blend inks. The sentiments are “Happy Birthday! It’ Your Day To Howl!” and “Have A Howling Good Day!” You will take home 3 stamps.

Supplies to bring to class: Detail scissors, adhesive, one 3” x 5” or larger acrylic block and 3 clean, real stipple brushes, with long pliable bristles that are not blunt cut (see photo).

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $39

Friday, July 24

12pm – 2pm

“Red Hot Techniques”

Instructor: Christine O’Malley

In class we will make SEVEN cards featuring innovative ways to use products you probably all ready have in your craft room. We will also explore some coloring techniques to help add texture and depth to your projects. These techniques will add the WOW factor to your cards. I will do a lot of prep work, so we can get the most out of class time. Our class time will focus on:

-Creative cropping techniques – hanging elements

-Partial embossing- two different methods

-Creating a fun-fold Tent card- check out the Santa card

-Creating texture in beards –perfect for Santa or Gnomes

-Tips for blending red with alcohol markers. Video will be available to 
class participants to help recreate technique at home.

-Tips for coloring House Mouse stamps. Video will be available to class 
participants to help recreate technique at home.

-If you use alcohol markers – I have tons of tips on blending and adding details to images. If you use pencils and want to learn about blending agent I can also help. 
Supplies to bring to class: preferred adhesive for card making, dimensional dots, scissors, bags or envelopes for cards, color medium of choice (pencils or alcohol markers)

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $35

Friday, July 24

12pm – 2pm

“Masculine Variety”

Instructor: Phyllis Kenzik

I know some of you have trouble coming up with cards for those men in your life – So I came up with some for you! We will complete 6 cards in this class to delight the men in your life.

Supplies to bring to class: Adhesives for die cuts (some tiny pieces) and card assembly, including Pop Dots and Scissors.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $30

Friday, July 24

12pm – 3pm

“Decidedly Dylusions”

Instructor: Dyan Reaveley

Come join Dyan in the creatively colourful world of Dylusions, where you will be taking your art to the limits of your imagination. Paints, shimmer, stamps and stencils are just some of the products you will be using to create beautiful journal pages. Enter if you dare…

Supplies to bring to class: None, all class supplies provided.

Level of experience: All Levels

Cost: $70

Friday, July 24

3pm – 5pm

“Playful and Lively Cards!”

Instructor: Abby Heckman/ Inspiration Inn Bloom

Come hang out and learn how to make interactive cards using the newest product lines from Lawn Fawn’s Magic Iris, Avery Elle with wobbles, Sunny Studio’s princess, Elizabeth Crafts interactive mermaid and Photoplay’s cute gnome Norbert.  See how easy it is to make cards using tried and true techniques that are sure to wow the recipient.  You will be going home with 5 amazing creations understanding how simple and fast these techniques change your crafting world!

Supplies to bring to class: Adhesive, scissors, foam dots, and bone folder.

Level of experience: All Levels

Cost: $30

Friday, July 24

3pm – 5pm

“Get Artzy with Everyday Occassions”

Instructor: Melody Blake and Cindy Sartain / Dare 2B Artzy

Create four beautiful friendship cards with Dare 2B Artzy stamps, dies and papers. You will learn how to make a unique gate fold “Reveal” card with a beautifully pre-colored flower from our new line. The sailboat “fun fold” card is great for any occasion. The hibiscus card and bird card use our popular background dies.

Supplies to bring to class: Adhesive and foam tape

Level of experience: Intermediate

Cost: $35

Friday, July 24

3pm – 5pm

“3-D Cards by Mushroom Lane”

Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk/ Riley & Company

Join Tanya with Riley and Company to make these beautiful 3-D cards with Mushroom Lane! Each card has several layers! As with all of Tanya’s classes, all pieces will be pre-cut, pre-stamped and all materials will be included. As always, there will be lots of fun and FREE gifts too!

Supplies to bring to class: choice of adhesive, scissors, pop-dots, sponge, vintage photo distress ink (optional).

Level of experience: Beginner

Cost: $32

Friday, July 24

3pm – 5pm

Perfect Pearls Techniques”

Instructor: Theresa Hutchinson & Wendy Nixon

Add a lustrous glow to cards, mixed media projects and more with pearlescent powders. You will create 5 cards for a dazzling pearlescent effect and shimmering highlights. Cards may vary slightly from photos.

Supplies to bring to class: fine tip glue, double-side tape, scissors, and Versamark stamp pad.

Level of experience: Intermediate

Cost: $40

Friday, July 24

3pm – 5pm

“Decoupage Jewelry Box & Kleenex Cover”

Instructor: Cheryl Hurttgam / The Paper Hollow

Make a matching Jewelry Box and Kleenex cover for your dresser or as a gift. You will learn easy covering techniques with Napkins and USArt Quest products that make these a snap.

Supplies to bring to class: Brown inkpad, soft fan brush

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $45

Friday, July 24

3pm – 5pm

“Sending a Smile”

Instructor: Christine O’Malley

Snarky stamps are growing in popularity. Join us for a fun, laughter filled class that will have your family and friends rolling on the floor. We will make SEVEN cards. I will do a lot of prep work, so we can get the most out of class time. In class we will focus on:

-Card Design tips for snarky cards

-Formatting stamps to maximize humor

-Shopping tips for Saturday to help find some snarky stamps

-If you use alcohol markers – I have tons of tips on blending and adding details 
to images. If you use pencils and want to learn about a blending agent I can also help. All coloring mediums welcome

Supplies to bring to class: favorite adhesive, dimensional adhesive, scissors, bags or envelopes for cards, colored pencils or alcohol markers, and a sense of humor.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $35

Friday, July 24

4pm – 6pm

“Northwoods Totally Tulips Spring Card Class”

Instructor: Pat Niemuth / Northwoods Stamps

This class gives you the opportunity to become an expert in coloring some of our classic tulip images and one of our new tulip vase images for 2020. You will make four cards with images stamped on Northwoods Watercolor Paper. The next step is to color your image using Tombow markers and a wet paintbrush. Your images will be matted with a variety of specialty papers to enhance your colored images. Finally, you will glitter your cards using our new Art Glitter Set called Northwoods Spring Easter Fun.

Supplies to bring to class: None, all supplies are provided

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $44

Friday, July 24

6pm – 8pm

“Funny Bones Cards”

Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk/ Riley & Company

Join Tanya with Riley and Company to giggle out loud in this Funny Bones Cards class! You will make 5 cards. As with all of Tanya’s classes, all pieces with be pre-cut, pre-stamped and all materials will be included. And as always, there will be lots of fun and FREE GIFTS too!

Supplies to bring to class: choice of adhesive, double sided tape, pop-dots, your choice of makers or pencils, scissors, sponge, vintage photo distress ink (optional).

Level of experience: Beginner

Cost: $34

Friday, July 24

6pm – 8pm

“Alcohol Ink Techniques”

Instructor: Theresa Hutchinson and Wendy Nixon

Create one of a kind cards utilizing various alcohol inks and alcohol pearls, to “make art” for your greeting cards. This class will explore different techniques on different mediums. Join us to make “mailable“ art. Cards may vary slightly from photos.

Supplies to bring to class: fine tip glue, double-sided tape, scissors, Versamark stamp pad.

Level of experience: Intermediate

Cost: $40

Friday, July 24

6pm – 8pm

“GlitterFilm-Secrets Uncovered!”

Instructor: Sean Rodriquez / Stamp On It

This 4-card project class will investigate the “secrets” of GlitterFilm! Students will be learning 4 unique easy but creative ways to use GlitterFilm with added tips and techniques along the way. While working with the key products, students will also work with and gain knowledge of working with a variety of other products. Techniques including Background Black Art Acetate, Mandala Outline Stickers, Artful Stamper stamp image, Tombow Pens, Alcohol based markers, and Vintage Hues Art Acetates. This is a instructed multi-product and multi-technique workshop/class you will be glad you took, so come prepared to jump right in and create!

BONUS-over $15 in product value for students to take home is included in class cost!

Supplies to bring to class: None

Level of experience: Beginner to Intermediate

Cost: $35

Friday, July 24

6pm – 8pm

“Spring Birdies and Blooms Card Class”

Instructor: Jillian Vance / A Jillian Vance Design

Create 5 darling Spring Birdies and Blooms cards using A Jillian Vance Design’s new Spring Release. Choose your own all occasions sentiments from the exclusive 3 x 4 stamp set ($10 value) that is included in this class. Learn how to create those beautiful blooms and try out our own AJVD Just Glue It liquid adhesive ($5 value), which is also included in the class kit! At the end of class, you will receive a $5 gift card, good for $25+ (pre-tax) purchase in our booth during the show.

Supplies to bring to class: Tape Runner, 3D Foam Squares, Stylus & pad (if possible for shaping flowers), kraft mat/sheet, small paper trimmer, scissors, tweezers, black ink suitable for sentiments, a clear stamping block, and colored pencils.

Level of experience: Intermediate

Cost: $45

Friday, July 24

6pm – 8pm

“Over the Rainbow”

Instructor: Chris O’Malley

Rainbows are a wonderful way to bring cheer to someone’s day. In class we will learn SEVEN innovative ways to add a pops of color to our card projects. I will do a lot of prep work, so we can get the most out of class time. In class we will focus on: • Creating an Easel card with a floating element • Tips and tricks to add rainbows in a creative way to everyday images • Creating the look of translucent materials (check out the balloons) • Tips for blending colors to create a rainbow. Video will be available to class participants to help recreate technique at home. All Mediums welcomed.

Supplies to bring to class: favorite adhesive, dimensional adhesive, scissors, bags or envelopes for cards, colored pencils or alcohol markers

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $35

Friday, July 24

6pm – 8pm

“Fancy Fold Cards”

Instructor: Rita Kegg

We will make 5 different fancy folded cards all bases made without dies. Cards including: Half Tri-Shuttter, Inside Explosion, Corner Easel, Inside Accordion, and Tricorn.

Supplies to bring to class: your basic supplies including: adhesives (for layers, strong double sided tape, liquid glue and mounting cushion for height), scissors, bone folder, small ruler, Piercer or straight pin (for weeding dies), pencil with good eraser and anything you can not create without. Envelopes (all A2), written directions with photo included.

Level of experience: Intermediate

Cost: $40

Saturday, July 25

11am – 1pm

“Elegant Vellum & Alcohol Inks”

Instructor: Sheila Wy

Alcohol Inks on vellum is one of the most elegant designs around! You will learn how to incorporate a touch of softness to your bold designs and create strikingly bold designs over plain backgrounds. Vellum is absolutely gorgeous on cards and this class takes it over the top!

Supplies to bring to class:” 3 pack of alcohol inks, small glue dots, tape runner or glue.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $ 50

Saturday, July 25

11am – 1pm

Savvy Folds and Techniques 2”

Instructor: Becky O’Donnell

This year be amazed again with some new folds and pop outs that have not been taught before. There will be 6 cards in this class, three to be a surprise in April, after the new products come out the end of January. Go home amazing your friends with what you created at the convention. All pieces will be colored, and hand cut out for you to have time to learn the mechanisms and go home with finished cards. Everyone loves a card that does something. Full directions for all cards will be included. Kits to be sold at the registration table if you can’t make the class. Stamps and products used from Inky Antics, Stampers Anonymous, Darcie’s, and Gary Burlin. You will also receive a free stamp in class.

Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, adhesives, foam tape.

Level of experience: Intermediate

Cost: $40

Saturday, July 25

11am – 1pm

“Silhouettes & Simple Scenes”

Instructor: Tonya Weakley/ Peddlers Den Inc.

This class includes scenes that are made with no precise masking, and NO coloring! These are perfect options for beginners, as well as anyone who likes to make fast scenes. Experienced stampers can choose to further embellish or add more color at home, but these are effective as they are! You will create 6 – A1 sized scenes.

Your class kit will include all the papers and envelopes for assembly. Some who work fast will assemble in class, others may have to do this later.

Supplies to bring to class: Detail scissors, an acrylic block (3×4 or 3×5, with or without tack and peel on one side. Optional: white gel pen, adhesive, a black multi liner or comparable pen.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $ 39

Saturday, July 25

11am – 1pm

“Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop 2020”

Instructor: Art Impressions

Learn to create beautiful watercolor paintings using rubber stamps, markers and a brush! For several years, Art Impressions has introduced stampers all over the world to their exclusive technique 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. In our 2020 watercolor class, you will create four watercolor images featuring a rustic boot with beautiful flowers, floral pitcher, beach house, and child playing in the snow. Our instructor will take you step-by-step through creating scenes and techniques with hands-on training. Class includes a 10% off coupon to shop in our booth, and our 2020 Exclusive Watercolor Stamp Set!

Supplies to bring to class: None

Level of experience: All Levels

Cost: $60

Saturday, July 25

11am – 1pm

“Money/Gift Card Holders”

Instructor: Rita Kegg

This is NOT a card class.  We will make 6-7 different holders for money and/or gift cards including: Flip Top Pocket for all occasion, Christmas Pillow Box, all occasion Tag Pocket, Present Pull Up, Winter Mitten pocket, and Coffee Cup Holder.

Supplies to bring to class: your basic supplies including: adhesives (for layers, strong double sided tape (thin too!), liquid glue and mounting cushion for height), scissors, bone folder, Piercer or straight pin (for weeding dies), pencil, expired gift card for place holder and anything you can not create without. Gift Cards and money to hide NOT included.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $40

Saturday, July 25

2pm – 4pm

“Amazing Distress Oxide Tips & Techniques”

Instructor: Sheila Wy

In this class, students will make 4-cards & 4 matching artist trading cards. That’s right! A total of 8 cards! You will learn Sheila’s techniques for beautiful vignette effects, shading, masking, and of course distressing. Definitely one of the most beautifully vivid classes!

Supplies to bring to class: At least 3 distress oxide pads that go well together. (1) Distress Resist Spray, (1) small spray bottle filled with water, and daubers for each of your colors, tape runner or glue.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $50

Saturday, July 25

2pm – 4pm

“Cards That Hold Money/Gift Cards”     

Instructor: Rita Kegg

We will make 6 simple cards with different ways to hold a gift card or money, some hidden in card others not.

Supplies to bring to class: Your basic supplies including: adhesives (for layers, strong double sided tape, liquid glue and mounting cushion for height), scissors, bone folder, pencil, Piercer or straight pin (for weeding dies), expired gift card for place holder and anything you can not create without. Envelopes (all A2), written directions with photo included.  Gift Cards and money to hide NOT included.

Level of experience: All levels

Cost: $40

ONLINE CLASS REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 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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