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Basic Tool Kit


We've had numerous questions about what to include in your basic tool kit.  Our thoughts are you should bring any of the tools you find useful when crafting (that can still fit in your class bag ) and should definitely include:

PAPER TRIMMER
BONE FOLDER/SCORING BLADE
PENCIL
RULER
DETAIL SCISSORS AND/ OR TONIC SCISSORS
ADHESIVE SELECTION (SCOTCH, FOAM, AND SCOR-TAPE)
TWEEZERS
WATER MISTER
BABY WIPES
PAPER TOWELS
MINI STAMPERS SECRET WEAPON
CRAFT MAT (IF YOU HAVE ONE)

Watercolor Basic Tool Kit


Our Watercoloring with AI series has been very popular and has it's own list of items that you'll want to bring with you for every class:

DISTRESS MARKERS (each class will list specific colors). It is recommended you bring all your markers to each class.
ACRYLIC BLOCKS (various sizes)
PALETTE
JAR FOR WATER
PAINT BRUSHES (size 1 & 4)
ADHESIVE TO ASSEMBLE CARDS
STAMP POSITIONER
PAPER TOWELS
BABY WIPES
FLOWERS & FOLIAGE Stamp Sets (provided for intro class)

Class Registration Policy


Please check your supply list carefully and bring the listed items or let us know if you will need them the day of class. 
 
We ask that you pay for classes at the time of registration.  Our new system does not let us hold spots in classes.
 
Cancelations are requested as early as possible to give us time to fill your spot and refunds will be given as store credit if canceled at least 5 full business days prior to class.  In the case of last minute cancelations, a supply packet will be made up and while instructions are not usually included we will try our best to help with any difficult parts...

Classes


Classes

I'm super excited to show you just how wonderful and easy these inks are to use. We'll be exploring 11 different background techniques using stamping, stenciling and more. These inks are very different and are great to have in your stash. Join us to learn some great ways to use them. Please bring: Distress Oxides (at least 3 colors, but bring all of them if you have them), Tim Holtz sprayer, Ranger heat tool, paper towels, baby wipes, background stamp & block, stencil, clear embossing powder, blending tool(s) & foams (one foam per color), stampers secret weapon (optional, but recommended)

Cost: $ 25.00
Join us for a fun *bonus* Graphic 45 monthly project class featuring Masqurade Party. We will be making a unique little book sewn right in the box. With the striking colors of this line, this project is sure to please as it has pockets, tags, and oodles of room for photos and journaling sentiments. Instructions will be emailed to students prior to class. Please bring: Basic Tool Kit, Craft Knife and cutting mat, multi-medium matte, piercing tool & mat If you it: 3/4" circle punch Optional: Mini Door Plates & Knobs

Cost: $ 49.00
Art Impressions has some new stamps and this class will feature the "dog stamp set". There are 6 different stamps and it was hard to decide which ones to use. All the puppies are adorable! In class we will make 2 paintings which will be mounted on a card base. It can be more challenging to paint a dark colored animal but you will receive step by step guidance on the process. Students will need to have taken at least one AI class in water coloring with Donna and be familiar with using a stamp positioner. Students will receive the "Dog stamp set"as a part of the class fee Bring to class: adhesive to assemble cards, stamp positioner, size 1 & 4 paint brushes, jar for water, baby wipes, foliage 1 and flower set 2. Optional: tree stump and birdhouse stamps. Colors will be determined.

Cost: $ 29.00
Here comes another Fun Folds Mini Album! We'll be learning to make a new mini book construction with lots of flaps & folds that's sure to impress! This book features the fun new line of paper: Hello Fall from Carta Bella. Limited number of spaces will be available. Please bring camera as some decorating may be finished at home. Instructions provided. Kits available. Please bring: basic tool kit, 12" scor-board, detail scissors, multi-medium, brown Distress Ink & Blender Tool (optional), envelope punch board (optional)

Cost: $ 25.00
In this small project, we will be making a lovely Fairy Card sitting on top of a cluster of Chinese Lanterns. These are brand news dies and the sentiment is a new release too! We will feature a new techniques applying glitter and coloring the fairy. The lanterns will have a surprise and easy technique you will love. Come join us for a fun and elegant project! Please Bring: Basic Tool Kit, Tim Holtz Spray Bottle, Foam Tape, Diamond Stickles, Distress inks & Blender Tools: Squeezed Lemonade, Evergreen Bough, Distress Oxides & Blender Tool: Faded Jeans & Broken China, Optional: Walnut Stain Distress Oxide

Cost: $ 7.00
Join us for a great new wood monthly series. These adorable shadow box kits are fun to decorate and will have a new theme each month. The pieces are magnetized and easily pop in and out of your box. The magnetic frames are in store and sold separately. There is a choice of white & black. Please bring: Black Soot Distress ink, Blender tool & tiny tiny applicator, metal files, detail scissors, 1" foam brush, .5" paint brush

Cost: $ 21.00
This mixed media class is so fun it was hard to stop! We will be using several different mediums and the results really look like a night sky. We will be making different samples and you will select three to make your cards. The backgrounds are also nice for masculine cards. You will get messy so wear an old shirt or apron. No experience necessary as we walk through each step when making our night sky. As a bonus, you'll be learning the trick to the circle slider card... Stop by and take a look at these cards. Bring to class: basic tool kit, cup for water, 1" brush, watercolor paints, foam tape (squares and circles won't work), Distress ink pads: black soot, picked raspberry, mustard seed and faded jeans.

Cost: $ 28.00
Halloween is just around the corner and we think you will enjoy this fun packed class. You will make a variety of cards and a couple treat holders. Stop by the store and take a look at the samples as we are using some new dies and stamps. These are great ideas to give anyone especially those treat holders! Fun, fun, fun! Please bring your basic tool kit (don't forget your scoreboard and baby wipes), distress oxide inks: black soot, wilted violet and faded jeans & blender tool.

Cost: $ 29.00
In class, we will create a Sizzix Journal measuring 8 3/4Ē x 4 1/2Ē containing three signatures. The book is bound in the Travelerís Notebook style which means signatures are held in by elastic, making it easy to remove when they are filled. Create this vibrant Journal cover with embossing folders, Eileenís Blends inks and Gel Press plates- top it off with a touch of shine using DecoFoil and Mixed Media Medium. Eileen will share tips and tricks as the book is assembled. Make three inserts for the book, learn metal stamping, and use the Twist & Style tool to make a 3D flower. You will learn lots of techniques and leave with a constructed book to take home and fill! Warning: this is addicting. Be inspired, bring your cameras and see lots of samples created by Eileenís amazing Inspiration Team. Hear about the Paper Trail- Eileenís adventures travel teaching across America (and Canada!) in her vintage camper, and come on by for a tour of Scotty Please bring: paper trimmer, bone folder, cutting mat, brayer rotary cutter or box cutter, gloves if you want to keep your hands clean Visiting Teacher class fees are payable via cash or check (payable to Brooke Snyder). Refunds are not available. You may transfer your class to a friend, but please let the store know in advance.

Cost: $ 48.00
In this class, Sizzix designer Eileen Hull will show your her favorite awesome and EASY die-cut doodling and inking techniques! Use Eileenís new flower dies to lay out a design, trace, ink and color your own double thick 8Ē x 10ď coloring mat. Customize your design with inks and add accents with your favorite colors and white pen. Learn how get the most out of your dies! Eileen will walk you through each technique and you will leave class with your very own unique doodled mat- no two projects will be alike, but they will all be awesome! This class is rich in techniques- a must take! Be inspired, bring your cameras and see lots of samples created by Eileenís amazing Inspiration Team! Hear about the Paper Trail- Eileenís adventures travel teaching across America in her vintage camper, and come on by for a tour of Scotty. Please Bring: non-stick mat, pencil and white eraser, 4-6 Copics or other markers for highlighting Visiting Teacher class fees are payable via cash or check (payable to Brooke Snyder). Refunds are not available. You may transfer your class to a friend, but please let the store know in advance.

Cost: $ 48.00
Join us on Friday for a fun home decor piece. This will be a new on-going series at the store. This month we will be doing the Acorn Add-On to August's Barrel project. If you missed any classes, please let me know when registering and we'll get you set up with the Barrel (and apples/candy corn if you want to be totally caught up). Once a month we'll have additional options so you can stay festive with all kinds of goodies popping out of your barrel. Please see the pictures for up-coming options. The sample of this project (with the candy corn) is at the store and it is super charming. Come check it out... If you are unable to make it to class, this is available as a kit... This project is cash or check please. Please Bring: NOTHING

Cost: $ 15.00
BOW MAKING DEMO WITH DONNA

Cost: $ FREE