Class Calendar

Monday, September 24, 2012

Class: Halloween Necklace with Cheryl Thorpe

Join Cheryl T. this Saturday and create a one of kind Halloween necklace sure to wow your friends.  The intricate layout and design of this wonderful piece showcases the beautiful and unique collection of beads that Cheryl will be sharing with you.  A fun ribbon wrapped chain brings it all together.  You'll no doubt enjoy donning this lovely necklace during the Fall season, but something tells me that you'll want to wear it all year long ;D

Bring your class kit, but add your jewelers' tools, especially the various pliers.

September 29th, Saturday:  10:00am - 4:00pm, you might finish earlier depending upon your personal pace (class fee is $40.00)  

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Class: Altered Books, Part 1, Getting Started with Sue Rosenberg

Join Sue R. Friday morning for the first class in a 4-part series (to take place over the course of 4-months) featuring techniques for creating altered books.  During Friday's session she will take you through the first stages of altering an old book, which she will supply.  She'll show you how to removed pages, adhere pages, and even walk you through the first 2-page spread.  

Be sure to bring your class kit, plus an X-Acto knife, and any papers or ephemera you would like to use.  Sue will have a stash of papers and ephemera on hand, but feel free to make this book your own using items that speak to you.  

Future sessions during this ongoing workshop will cover additional altered book techniques that you will surely use again and again.  

Sept. 21st, Friday:  10:00am - 2:00pm (class fee $15.00) 

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Class: Halloween Collage Cards with Caroline Lawson

Take a walk on the dark side with Caroline Lawson this Saturday and create 2 adorable Halloween cards.  Caroline uses her trademark collage skills to build layers of detail that come together to form a couple of fabulous Halloween scenes.  Better get started on those spooky fall projects because it's just around the corner!

September 22nd, Saturday -  10:00am - 12:00pm (class fee $25.00)

Monday, September 10, 2012

Class: Ladies Diary with Nancy Kreischer

Join Nancy K. this Friday and create something truly beautiful and unique.  What a fun and fabulous way to upcycle a simple and unassuming Altoid tin into a lovely keepsake.  The lid is transformed with the addition of delicate, feminine images from the Graphic 45 line, Ladies Diary.  Open the tin and a beautiful diorama unfolds transporting you back to a simpler, more elegant time.  Add a pad of the Graphic 45 Ladies Diary paper to your class kit and Nancy will supply the tins and additional decorative accouterment.

September 14th, Friday:  10:00am - 2:00pm (class fee $20.00)        

Monday, September 3, 2012

Class: Ghoul Light with Arley Berryhill

If you've ever taken a class with Arley, you already know he is a masterful instructor.  Join him Saturday and create a spooky project perfect for this time of year.  This creepy ghoul is cloaked in burlap and wielding a wax enclosed battery operated tea light.  A row of these along the windowsill or across the mantel will put you, and all your houseguests, in the Halloween spirit.  You might even want to make a few extra to gift to the special Halloween fanatics in your life.  

Bring your basic class kit, but add the following items if you have them on hand:
  • thread scissors
  • acrylic paints (white, cream, yellow, black)
  • small detail paint brushes
  • water cup
  • long (1 1/2" to 2") straight pens (like quilter's pins)
  • foil (for your work surface)
  • Aleene's Tacky Glue
September 8th, Saturday:  1:00pm - 4:00pm (class fee $25.00)