Whether you have never touched a paper trimmer or you are the Queen of the Crop, Stamp & Scrapbook Expo has a workshop for you. We offer workshops for everyone from brave beginners to the most advanced paper crafters and everyone in between.

Please review the workshop description as it will have specific items that will be required for your class. These general items may also be beneficial to have on hand, although not all of the items will be used in every workshop: 12 x 12 paper trimmer, scissors, hole punch, paper piercer, distressing ink pad, and a variety of adhesives such as glue dots, liquid adhesive, tape runner, foam dots. Baby wipes are also nice for your convenience.

The fine print:

Seats in the workshop rooms are for guests who have purchased a ticket to attend that particular workshop. Only those guests who have a paid workshop ticket for that particular workshop may be in the room at the time the workshop begins. Unfortunately we do not allow any persons to stand in on or sit in the workshop rooms unless they have a paid ticket to that workshop (including children.) Babes in arms are the only exception.Missed workshops are not refundable.

You must attend the workshop to receive the workshop kit. Kits are exclusive to the workshop and are not sold outside the classroom. You may inquire with the instructor between workshops or at the end of their workshop day to request a kit. Sometimes, the kits are not relevant without the instruction in the class. Often instructors do not have kits in their booths to distribute. It is between you and the instructor to receive a kit without the actual teaching time included.

Also view our online eGuide with even more info on the workshops…including photos!

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2016 Pleasanton, CA | Workshops

3 Ways to Watercolor Cards
Sponsored by: BEE Creative

Instructor: Karen Bremer
Friday & Saturday | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$41.00 Pre-Order
$43.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_3 Ways to Watercolor Cards

The look of hand painted watercolor is the hottest trend in card making. Not an artist? You don't need to be! In this class we will explore and create using great techniques to get that watercolor look in your cards. We will work with traditional Kuratake Zig Gansai Tambi watercolor paints and Spectrum Aqua markers – totally different mediums that can both give you a vibrant, quality watercolor look. We will work with stamped images for some fantastic effects. Plenty of product education plus great tips and tricks will be shared, and prizes will be given. You'll leave with the gorgeous wood mounted floral rubber stamp we'll be using (a $12 value!) as well as your lovely cards, practice materials, and a valuable coupon to use at Bee Creative.


What products will be highlighted: Watercolor paints, water-based markers, what inks and paper to use with watercolor, and tools for success.

What will I learn or complete: Materials to create three watercolor cards.

What do I need to bring: No.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use traditional watercolor paints and how to use water-based markers to achieve painted effects.

4 Embossed & Inked Cards
Sponsored by: BEE Creative

Instructor: Karen Bremer
Saturday Only | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$36.00 Pre-Order
$38.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Stamping   Tools  
_4 Embossed & Inked Cards

Amp up your card making with some great embossing backgrounds and inking ideas! Join us as we create four amazing and completely different cards loaded with creativity. Karen has brand new designs for 2016 that will take your card making to the next level. This technique-based class will show you new products, fun designs, and great tips. "Bee" inspired creating with shimmer papers, embossed backgrounds, Wink of Stella, sanded and embossed designs, inks, Fuse Tool shaker pockets, and die cut layering, to name just a few. You will leave with four beautiful completed cards – birthday, thank you, holiday, and a wine lover's card! Plus, you'll get FREE goodies in class to keep: an adhesive tape runner and foam squares from top quality brand Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, plus an embossing folder – a $15 value! Get ready for card making fun, freebies, great prize giveaways, and a valuable coupon to use in the Bee Creative booth.


What products will be highlighted: Embossing folders, sanding, inks, paper layering, Fuse Tool, Wink of Stella, shimmer papers, and much more.

What will I learn or complete: Four unique cards.

What do I need to bring: Scissors.

What techniques will I learn or use: Lots of product education and techniques to achieve unique cards integrating embossed backgrounds and inks.

4 Embossed & Inked Cards
Sponsored by: BEE Creative

Instructor: Karen Bremer
Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$36.00 Pre-Order
$38.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Stamping   Tools  
_4 Embossed & Inked Cards

Amp up your card making with some great embossing backgrounds and inking ideas! Join us as we create four amazing and completely different cards loaded with creativity. Karen has brand new designs for 2016 that will take your card making to the next level. This technique-based class will show you new products, fun designs, and great tips. "Bee" inspired creating with shimmer papers, embossed backgrounds, Wink of Stella, sanded and embossed designs, inks, Fuse Tool shaker pockets, and die cut layering, to name just a few. You will leave with four beautiful completed cards – birthday, thank you, holiday, and a wine lover's card! Plus, you'll get FREE goodies in class to keep: an adhesive tape runner and foam squares from top quality brand Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, plus an embossing folder – a $15 value! Get ready for card making fun, freebies, great prize giveaways, and a valuable coupon to use in the Bee Creative booth.


What products will be highlighted: Embossing folders, sanding, inks, paper layering, Fuse Tool, Wink of Stella, shimmer papers, and much more.

What will I learn or complete: Four unique cards.

What do I need to bring: Scissors.

What techniques will I learn or use: Lots of product education and techniques to achieve unique cards integrating embossed backgrounds and inks.

60th Anniversary of the Mouse 2-page Kit
Sponsored by: Paper Wizard

Instructor: Bonnie Smith
Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Layout  
_60th Anniversary of the Mouse 2-page Kit

This once-in-a-lifetime event deserves a once-in-a-lifetime layout! Preserve your memories of the 60th Anniversary of the Mouse with this beautiful and original two-page layout designed by Paper Wizard, Inc. From the original, brand-new title to the specialty papers, bling, and matching embellishments, this kit will set the tone for all of those magical moments.


What products will be highlighted: Students will learn new glue techniques, how to work with glue dots and pop dots to create dimension on pages, how to layer a Paper Wizard title, how to mix and match papers to create a unique look, and how to use bling to create a special look.

What will I learn or complete: One two-page (12 x 24") layout, complete with title and all embellishments.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, small tip scissors, glue dots, pop dots, glue dot runner, and small paper tweezers.

What techniques will I learn or use: Using glue dots effectively, using pop dots to create dimension, how to use different glues to achieve the look you want.

A Beginner's Guide to Calligraphy
Sponsored by: BEE Creative

Instructor: Karen Bremer
Friday Only | 6:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$31.00 Pre-Order
$33.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Calligraphy  
_A Beginner's Guide to Calligraphy

A lovely hand addressed card or envelope is a lost art! Add a personal touch to holiday cards, wedding invitations, or any correspondence with traditional calligraphy. This technique-based class will introduce you to Old English-style calligraphy. This is not italic, but rather the more traditional style (think newspaper mastheads). The lowercase alphabet will be practiced, with like letters shown together so you can begin to master the basic skills needed to form letters. You will receive a double-ended felt tipped calligraphy pen to keep (great for left or right handers), practice papers with guides, and a bonus sheet of the uppercase letters to try at home. This is fast-paced and fun, with prizes given at the end of class.


What products will be highlighted: Calligraphy pens.

What will I learn or complete: Practice sheets of the entire lowercase alphabet.

What do I need to bring: No.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to write lowercase Old English-style calligraphy, how to hold the pen, and how to create each letter.

A Block Year with Graphic 45
Sponsored by: Nicole Petersen Designs

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Saturday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$52.00 Pre-Order
$54.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Home Decor   Mixed Media  
_A Block Year with Graphic 45

Come play along with Nicole Petersen as she shows you how to create a mixed media home décor piece that you will proudly display for years to come. Using Graphic 45's "Time to Flourish" paper, you will create six blocks that display all twelve months of the year! Two complete calendar years (2016 & 2017) will be preprinted and provided for you in your kit as well as the ENTIRE 12 x 12" paper pad of "Time to Flourish"! Plus, you will be able to match your home décor by choosing between white or brown stain.


What products will be highlighted: Wooden blocks, custom-designed calendars, Graphic 45 "Time to Flourish" 12 x 12" paper pad, and more.

What will I learn or complete: Six wooden blocks to display an entire calendar year.

What do I need to bring: Gloves, paper trimmer, and dry adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: Creating a beautiful home décor piece from wood, stain, and paper.

A Cut Above Creative Card Making
Sponsored by: Craft Fancy

Instructor: Brian Frounfelker
Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1.5 Hour Workshop
$37.00 Pre-Order
$39.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making  
_A Cut Above Creative Card Making

Are you a die cutting expert or do you consider yourself a novice? Come join us for a fun class using Memory Box and Poppy Stamps die cuts. You will be amazed how these die cuts will look on your projects. This class will include making four spring theme cards along with using outline stickers. The supplies required are non-stick craft mat, detail scissors, tape runner, liquid adhesive (glossy accent), glue pen, micro glue dot, bone folder, pink, yellow and brown chalk ink/edger, ruler, and tweezers.


What products will be highlighted: Students will be learning die cutting tips and techniques.

What will I learn or complete: A total of four spring theme cards will be completed during the class.

What do I need to bring: Supplies required are non-stick craft mat, detail scissor, tape runner, liquid adhesive (glossy accent), micro glue dot, bone folder, pink, yellow and brown chalk ink/edger, ruler, and tweezers.

What techniques will I learn or use: Knowledge of numerous tips for using the Big Shot, Vagabond, Cuttlebug, and Evolution Advanced with various types of dies.

A Fairy Luminary using Copics on Glitter
Sponsored by: Krazy Kreations

Friday & Saturday | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$27.00 Pre-Order
$29.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Coloring   Home Decor   Lecture   Mixed Media  
_A Fairy Luminary using Copics on Glitter

Come join us for this one-of-a-kind class as we complete a beautiful Fairy Luminary. Each class participant will receive a customized template for the arches of the luminary, Authentique patterned papers, tracing paper and accessories, along with detailed instructions to construct the luminary in class. We will utilize the coloring-on-glitter technique with Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers, Copic markers and Krazy Kreations handmade glitter paper to decorate and embellish the luminary box, resulting in a fabulous and awesome project! Class kit includes the luminary (including custom template to make arches), two Copic markers (students will choose a from a variety of colors), handmade glitter papers, Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers, and more. A basic tool kit of scissors, adhesive, pop dots, glue dots, ruler, and hole punch/paper piercer is required for class. Students are welcome to bring their own Copic markers - additional Copic colors will be available in class for sharing.


What products will be highlighted: How to make a luminary and coloring with alcohol markers on handmade glitter paper.

What will I learn or complete: A completed Fairy Luminary.

What do I need to bring: A basic tool kit of scissors, adhesive, pop dots, glue dots, ruler and hole punch/paper piercer is required for class. You are welcome to bring your own Copic markers - additional Copic colors will be available in class for sharing.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to make a luminary, how to color with alcohol markers on handmade glitter paper, and how to make handmade glitter paper.

A Guide to Coloring with Light Source
Sponsored by: Krazy Kreations

Instructor: Kara Hanks
Friday & Saturday | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Lecture  
_A Guide to Coloring with Light Source

It is hard to blend and shade a colored image without understanding the basics of light source and how it works! Join us as we discuss what light source is, different ways to help you decide light source, and how to use the Krazy Kreations light source tool. Then we will practice, practice, practice with the light source tool, alcohol ink markers ,and blending paper. This class is a technique class in which most of the class will concentrate on shading and blending different light sources along with personal one-on-one attention from instructor as time allows. There will be no completed project in class. Class kits will include a Copic Blending Trio Pack (students will have the option to choose their color pack), Copic X-Press It Paper, Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers, Krazy Kreations Light Source Tool and Krazy Kreations Exclusive Class Kit. Please bring scissors, adhesive, glue dots, and pop dot dimensionals if you wish to complete your kit in class.


What products will be highlighted: Copic alcohol ink markers, Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers, and Light Source Tool, Copic X-Press It Blending Paper.

What will I learn or complete: Practice coloring and shading with Krazy Kreations Light Source Tool. Exclusive class kits will be given to you to complete outside of class.

What do I need to bring: Optional: Copic or other alcohol ink markers. Scissors, adhesive, glue dot, and pop dot dimensionals if you wish to complete kits in class.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to color and shade images using the Krazy Kreations Light Source Tool(s).

All About Coloring: Markers & Pencils
Sponsored by: BEE Creative

Instructor: Karen Bremer
Friday & Saturday | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$36.00 Pre-Order
$38.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Stamping  
_All About Coloring: Markers & Pencils

Whether you've colored before with alcohol markers like Copics or Spectrum Noir, or are curious about getting started, this class will introduce you to both alcohol markers and colored pencils. Karen will talk about the Spectrum Noir marker system, how it compares to other brands, other supplies that will lead to successful coloring, and then take you and your brand new pens you receive in class through a "how-to" to get a smooth blend. Great tips will also be shared. You'll also learn the four ways you can use colored pencils, with markers or without, and try a great watercolor technique – without water! In addition to product information, you'll take with you six Spectrum Noir markers (a $12 value). You'll also receive a special coupon to use in the Bee Creative booth. Come join us for education, hands-on technique, and great giveaways!


What products will be highlighted: Coloring education and techniques with both alcohol markers and colored pencils.

What will I learn or complete: Colored stamped images along with six free markers.

What do I need to bring: No

What techniques will I learn or use: Smooth blend coloring techniques with markers, colored pencil layering on markers, colored pencil blending without water.

All About That Mouse Mini Album
Sponsored by: Paper Wizard

Instructor: Bonnie Smith
Friday & Saturday | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$36.00 Pre-Order
$38.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_All About That Mouse Mini Album

Come create a mouse-filled 8-page mini album with Paper Wizard! Filled with an exclusive Paper Wizard laser cut title and goodies galore for all of your mousy memories. This shaped acrylic book comes with everything you need to create a magnificent memento of your time with Mickey and friends. Crafted by ClearScraps, the 8-page book contains Paper Wizard laser cut embellishments, specialty papers, and an EK Success sticker set. Book rings and ribbons included!


What products will be highlighted: You will learn how to work with acrylic and specialty adhesives, the basics of layering a Paper Wizard title, how to mix and match patterned papers, and how to create a cohesive look for a mini album.

What will I learn or complete: One 8-page (front & back) acrylic album, complete with all embellishments.

What do I need to bring: Zip Dry fast drying scrapbook and paper glue (Beacon), small tip scissors, paper adhesive such as Scrapbook Adhesives dot roller, and glue eraser.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use Zip Dry glue on acrylic.

All Glammed Up Card Class
Sponsored by: Heartfelt Creations

Friday & Saturday | 3:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$31.00 Pre-Order
$33.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Stamping   Tools  
_All Glammed Up Card Class

Are you a glamour girl who loves shaped cards with petite florals and accents of soft coral and gold? In this class, you will learn how to shape itty bitty flowers (a perfect accent for the All Glammed Up Collection), how to create, color, and decorate the shaped shoe card in a quick and easy time frame, and how to add glitter and prills for the perfect finishing touch. These cards are wonderful for special occasions just begging for the perfect glamour girl card. A super knowledgeable and friendly instructor will provide step-by-step instructions and you will receive full color written instructions. Heartfelt Creations classes are always loaded with creative techniques and you will leave with fresh inspiration, as well as a coupon for a free Cling Stamp Set of your choice (a $19.99 value) redeemable at our booth. A $40.00 prize drawing will be held during each class.


What products will be highlighted: Cards, crafting, stamping, die cutting, and inks.

What will I learn or complete: Three cards.

What do I need to bring: Favorite adhesive, scissors, and foam dots. We recommend bringing a 12 x 12" carrying container that you can use to carry the 3D cards after class.

What techniques will I learn or use: Flower shaping and coloring techniques.

Art Anthology Mixed Media Technique Journal
Sponsored by: Art Anthology

Instructor: Stayce DeWid
Saturday Only | 9:00 AM

2 Hour Workshop
$41.00 Pre-Order
$43.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Mixed Media  
_Art Anthology Mixed Media Technique Journal

In this technique-driven class you will dive into the world of Art Anthology Mixed Media. You will play with the whole line of products that Art Anthology offers. You will learn when, where, and how to use these fabulous products.


What products will be highlighted: All Art Anthology mixed media products.

What will I learn or complete: An Art Journal Technique Book.

What do I need to bring: Apron, gloves (optional), and heat tool if you have one.

What techniques will I learn or use: Mixed Media techniques.

Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop
Sponsored by: Art Impressions

Friday & Saturday | 9:00 AM

2 Hour Workshop
$61.00 Pre-Order
$63.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Stamping  
_Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop

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 our 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 watercolor class, you will create four card samples with our new Watercolor Mini Project Series. Our instructors will take you step-by-step through creating scenes and techniques with hands-on training. The course fee includes an exclusive stamp set valued at $20!


What products will be highlighted: Rubber stamps, watercolor markers, brushes, and watercolor paper.

What will I learn or complete: Four completed watercolor images to mount on four cards.

What do I need to bring: Scissors or paper trimmer, foam tape, tape runner, and corner rounder (optional).

What techniques will I learn or use: How to watercolor with stamps.

''Beautiful'' Mixed Media Canvas
Sponsored by: Art Anthology

Instructor: Roxanne Dondanville
Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1.5 Hour Workshop
$33.00 Pre-Order
$35.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Mixed Media  
_''Beautiful'' Mixed Media Canvas

This "Beautiful" mixed media canvas is brand new for 2016! You are going to love what you will learn in this fun-filled, full-of-techniques workshop! Participants will learn how to use several Art Anthology products, including our spray mists, fairy dust, and dimensional mediums to create a one-of-a-kind backdrop out of a plain white canvas. One of the fun parts of this workshop is that you have the freedom of using colors of your choosing or making it exactly as the picture because we bring every color Art Anthology offers!


What products will be highlighted: Colorations, Fairy Dust, Velvets, and Sorbets.

What will I learn or complete: You will leave class with a completed 8 x 10" canvas.

What do I need to bring: Gesso, Fabric Tac or Beacon 3-in-1 glue, scissors, black StazOn ink pad, heat tool, and hot glue gun. Latex gloves and an apron are optional.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will learn different techniques using Art Anthology products on a canvas.

Boys Rule
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Friday Only | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Boys Rule

Boys Rule! This awesome album is created with the Rad collection from Simple Stories. This is a great album for the boys and men in your life. The graphics and images in this album are best suited for boys 6-90. It is not toddler or little boy based. The 6 x 10" Chunky Album is a great way to showcase a lot of photos of your guy or guys.


What products will be highlighted: Rad collection from Simple Stories and the 6 x 10" Chunky Album from Pinecone Press.

What will I learn or complete: A Boys Rule album.

What do I need to bring: 12" trimmer, scissors, adhesives, warm brown or black ink, and Red Line Tape.

What techniques will I learn or use: Adhering pages into the 6 x 10" Chunky Album and layering pages.

By the Water: Four Pages
Sponsored by: Quick Quotes/A to Z

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$27.00 Pre-Order
$29.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout  
_By the Water: Four Pages

Join Quick Quotes for a fun-filled class using our NEW Whistlin' Dixie paper and embellishments. For those of you who love the water, this class has several options to make it the theme of your choice. We will make a four-tier book that will house lots of photos and be something different than you have ever put onto a page. We will finish two pages in class and you will get two additional coordinating pages that are a gift for you to take home. Whether it be a cruise, a tropical island, or lakeside getaway, this is the perfect class! Alternate theme titles included in kit are: By the water's edge, we forget to count the days. May you have fair winds and following seas. Live in the sunshine...swim in the sea...drink the wild air.


What products will be highlighted: Using chipboard, bling, and acrylic embellishments.

What will I learn or complete: You will make two pages in class and you will get two coordinating pages to take home as a gift.

What do I need to bring: Powder Puff Chalk Ink Suggestions: Baja Blue, Sky Blue, Sunset Basic Supplies: Trimmer, scissors, and adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: We will make a four-part extension book that will go on page one and holds lots of photos.

Celebrate the Magic
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Saturday Only | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Celebrate the Magic

Come Celebrate the Magic as we create this happy 5 x 7" Chunky Pocket and Tag Disney album. Each page is a pocket with a tag that pulls out. You will be creating and embellishing the pockets and creating flaps and tags to hold your favorite Disney pictures. A perfect way to capture your magical trip!


What products will be highlighted: Pinecone Press Chunky 5 x 7" Pocket and Tag Album, Pinecone Press Happy (Disney) paper collection, and Red Line Tape.

What will I learn or complete: 5 x 7" Chunky Pocket and Tag Disney Album.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesives, and Red Line Tape.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will be creating pockets and then adhering the pockets into the spine of the album, along with creating flaps for the back of the pocket pages.

Clean Color Real Brush: Masking & More
Sponsored by: Krazy Kreations

Instructor: Kara Hanks
Friday & Saturday | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$30.00 Pre-Order
$32.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Lecture  
_Clean Color Real Brush: Masking & More

Continue exploring the fun of watercolor with the Kuratake ZIG Clean Color Real Brushes. This class is sure to give you more ideas on how to use these fabulous watercolor pens along with the Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers. We will shade and blend a sticker image, use the outline sticker as a stencil and shade/blend again, and explore a third technique where we shade and blend with the negative sticker (masking). This class is full of technique and fun! Class kit will include a ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Trio Pack (students will choose from a variety of trio packs), watercolor paper, Krazy Kreations Outline Sticker sheet, exclusive Krazy Kreations project kit with cards/envelopes/cardstock/embellishments/sentiment, photo, and instructions. If you wish to work on your project kits, please bring scissors and adhesive to class along with a black sharpie marker. H20 pens will be available during class.


What products will be highlighted: Kuratake ZIG Clean Color Real Brush pens, Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers, watercolor paper, H20 Brushes, transfer tape, and exclusive Krazy Kreations project kit.

What will I learn or complete: Three colored, shaded ,and blended images with different techniques and results using Kuratake ZIG Clean Color Real Brush pens and Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers and accessories.

What do I need to bring: Optional: Basic tool kit of scissors, adhesive, pop dot dimensionals and black sharpie if you wish to work on Krazy Kreations project kit in class.

What techniques will I learn or use: Coloring, shading, and blending with the Kuratake ZIG Clean Color Real Brushes on watercolor paper utilizing the Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers for images, stenciling and masking.

Devoted Cat or Dog Album
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Friday Only | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Devoted Cat or Dog Album

Calling all dog or cat owners, this album is for you! Create either a dog or cat album with the beautiful Devoted collection from Authentique. The album is our 6 x 8" Chunky album and there is a lot of room for photos of your fur babies. For the dog lovers, this album is not breed specific. Your photos of your beloved animal's breed will set the tone of your album. The same for you cat lovers. In the album there are not printed graphics and icons of cats, only a silhouette. Your cat will be the star.


What products will be highlighted: Pinecone Press chunky albums and the Devoted collection from Authentique.

What will I learn or complete: A Devoted cat or dog album.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesives, dark brown or black ink, and Mega red-line tape.

What techniques will I learn or use: Adhering pages into a chunky album.

Disney 6x8 Chipboard Album
Sponsored by: Shoestring Productions

Instructor: Kim Koon
Friday Only | 6:30 PM

1.5 Hour Workshop
$47.00 Pre-Order
$49.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Album   Mixed Media  
_Disney 6x8 Chipboard Album

We will be learning several different techniques: how to use Paper Frosting, a flip out purse, and extra flips using mini clear bags. These techniques can be used on other projects and scrapbook layouts.


What products will be highlighted: Paper Frosting and layering.

What will I learn or complete: Several different projects out of the album.

What do I need to bring: 1/4" hole punch or a Crop-A-Dile, paper piercer, and black ink.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use Paper Frosting, make flip photos and swivel tags.

Disney Waterfall Flip Album
Sponsored by: Doo Dilly Designs

Friday & Saturday | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$30.00 Pre-Order
$32.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Disney Waterfall Flip Album

How do you capture Disney Memories? How about using a super cool Disney Waterfall Flip Album? You will be creating a waterfall flip component for your Disney Album along with little pockets. This is a great twist on an ordinary album. There will be a lot of pieces pre-cut to make this a fast and efficient use of your 1-hour class time. This treasure will delight and astound your friends and family and provide years of fond reminiscing. And because we know you are going to love your new Disney album, we created additional Disney cuts that are available in our booth on the vendor floor.


What products will be highlighted: Learn how to create an album with a waterfall component. This is a great way to get more pictures an a small space.

What will I learn or complete: Make a 5 x 9" Disney Waterfall Flip Album which will hold a minimum of seven pictures.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, fine point adhesive, double-sided tape, scissors ,and bone folder.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to create a waterfall flip component for your pictures.

Disney Waterfall Pull Tab Layout
Sponsored by: Doo Dilly Designs

Friday Only | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$27.00 Pre-Order
$29.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout  
_Disney Waterfall Pull Tab Layout

Pull tab surprises abound in this colorful, decorative, and intricate Disney Waterfall Pull Tab, 12 x 12" two-page layout. It features pull tabs that will hold your Disney vacation memories. The pull tabs are cut, shaped, and arranged so that when they are pulled, a surprise of photos magically appears! They open like leaves of a book. While it looks fancy and complicated, the mechanism is simple. These layouts are not your ordinary scrapbook pages - the pull tabs create pages with movement that can be a lot of fun.... literally! Magical? We think so!


What products will be highlighted: Doo Dilly Designs laser cuts and creations to make a waterfall mechanism.

What will I learn or complete: Two 12 x 12" page layouts, each with it's own waterfall mechanism.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, adhesive, double-sided tape, scissors, two page protectors and bone folder.

What techniques will I learn or use: Learn how to create a waterfall mechanism for adding more photos to any page.

Enchanted Mum Card Class
Sponsored by: Heartfelt Creations

Friday & Saturday | 1:30 PM

1.5 Hour Workshop
$37.00 Pre-Order
$39.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Advanced)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Stamping   Tools  
_Enchanted Mum Card Class

Would you like to take your flower shaping to the next level? In this class, you will learn how to use the flower curling tip to create beautiful Enchanted Mums. This technique takes practice and during this 1½ hour class, we have allotted extra time to learn the ins and outs of shaping these dimensional flowers as well as other flowers you might already have! These flowers will be attached to three elegant and beautiful cards that will be accented with glitter and prills for the perfect finishing accents. You will learn how to blend two tones of ink to create the perfect color combo for these flowers. A super knowledgeable and friendly instructor will provide step-by-step instructions and you will also receive full color written instructions. Heartfelt Creations classes are always loaded with creative techniques and you will leave with fresh inspiration, as well as a coupon for a free Cling Stamp Set of your choice (a $19.99 value!) redeemable at our booth. A $40.00 prize drawing will be held during each class.


What products will be highlighted: Heartfelt Creations stamps, dies, and flower curling tool.

What will I learn or complete: Three cards.

What do I need to bring: Favorite adhesive, scissors, and foam dots. We recommend bringing a 12 x 12" carrying container that you can use to carry the 3Ds card after class.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will learn how to use the flower curling tip to create beautiful dimensional flowers and blend two tones of inks together to create the perfect color combo for these flowers.

Fabulous Finds: Krazy Kreations/Scrap That
Sponsored by: Krazy Kreations & Scrap That

Friday & Saturday | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$50.00 Pre-Order
$52.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Album   Card Making   Coloring   Home Decor   Layout   Lecture   Mixed Media   Tools  
_Fabulous Finds: Krazy Kreations/Scrap That

Presenting all the Fabulous Finds in the Krazy Kreations and Scrap That! booths! Join us in class as we spend the hour highlighting our newest, hottest, and most sought after items. We will demonstrate techniques and display lots of sample projects that are sure to fill your mind with tons of creativity! And best of all, each student will be given project sheets with instructions, photos, and shopping lists to recreate our one-of-a-kind Fabulous Finds samples! Over $125 of product goodies will be distributed to each class participant. This class is lecture only, so there are no supplies required.


What products will be highlighted: You will learn how to use the many different products and tools located in the Krazy Kreations and Scrap That! booths.

What will I learn or complete: You will leave with project sheets of instruction, photos, and shopping lists to recreate the various samples discussed in class. You will also receive a goody bag of products valued at over $125.

What do I need to bring: No; lecture only.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use the many fabulous finds in the Krazy Kreations and Scrap That! booths.

Family - Life, Love & Legacy
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Saturday Only | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Family - Life, Love & Legacy

Family - Life, Love & Legacy album is created with the warm, rich Legacy collection from Simple Stories. Create a legacy of your family to be enjoyed years from now or create an album with photos and memorabilia from family members of the past. The Blank Album is from the new Curved Back 6 x 8" Chunky Album collection from Pinecone Press.


What products will be highlighted: Legacy collection from Simple Stories and the Chunky Blank albums from Pinecone Press.

What will I learn or complete: A Legacy album.

What do I need to bring: 12" trimmer, scissors, adhesives, warm brown ink (Vintage Photo or Walnut Stain), and Crop-A-Dile.

What techniques will I learn or use: Techniques for finishing the blank chipboard album.

Fancy Pants Mixed Media Album!
Sponsored by: Scrap That!

Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$40.00 Pre-Order
$42.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Mixed Media  
_Fancy Pants Mixed Media Album!

Fancy Pants Paper Pack, accessories and a mixed media album... what can you make with that? In this class we will show you how to take standard 12 x 12" Paper and Embellishment Pack, wood and other accessories and a mixed media book and create a beautiful three dimensional album. We will use chalk writes, pop dots, emery boards, and craft glue to enhance standard wood and paper accessories and make them beautiful embellishments. In this class, you will make the cover and two to three pages. Colored pictures and instructions will be included. The class kit includes: Fancy Pants Mixed Media Album, Fancy Pants 12 x 12 Paper and Embellishment Kit, Assorted Fancy Pants wood and other accessories, MI Chalk Writer and MI Craft Glue, an emery board, and hand wipes. Please bring your basic took kit (scissors, adhesives, pop dots, etc.) to class with you. We will be using a Pink Chalk Writer. Other colors will be available to purchase prior to class at the Scrap That! booth along with any adhesive or pop dots you may need. The pages we complete will accommodate 3 x 3" size photos and a 1 x 1" photo if you would like to bring them with you to class, or you can add them at a later time.


What products will be highlighted: Fancy Pants Paper and Embellishments, Chalk Writer, craft glue, mixed media book, and using an emery board to file paper.

What will I learn or complete: Mixed media album.

What do I need to bring: Adhesive, pop dots, scissors, paper trimmer, tape, and any chalk writer other than pink that you may want to use.

What techniques will I learn or use: Using Chalk Writers in a new way, making a standard paper pack into beautiful embellishments, and using an emery board to file paper.

Fashion Mixed Media
Sponsored by: Krazy Kreations

Instructor: Kara Hanks
Friday & Saturday | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Coloring   Lecture   Mixed Media  
_Fashion Mixed Media

Do you love the frilly, fashion stuff as much as we do? Come join us as we create beautiful fashion tags with the Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers, chipboard, glitter paper, and more. We will be coloring, inking, embellishing, and shaving (yes, paper shaving) to add detail and glam to our project. Bling and glitter will top it off and beautiful ribbons will add awesome texture. Simply beautiful and fashionable! These tags are the perfect accessory for a journal book, gift box, scrapbook page, card, or present! Each student will receive a Krazy Kreations goody bag filled with all the products needed to create the project: Outline Sticker and complimentary chipboard pieces, tag template and other tags, ribbons, glitter papers, pattern paper, Copic Markers (students will select a two pack of choice), wood and paper die cuts, embellishment pearls and gems and so much more. The goody bag is valued over $45!


What products will be highlighted: Krazy Kreations Outline Stickers, glitter papers, patterned papers, inks, alcohol markers, and more.

What will I learn or complete: As many fashion tags as we can do in class!

What do I need to bring: Basic tool kit is required: Scissors, adhesive, glue dots, pop dots, ruler, and pencil.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use outline stickers, chipboard, die cuts, glues, glitter, and markers, etc.

Flower Shaping 101 Class
Sponsored by: Heartfelt Creations

Friday & Saturday | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$31.00 Pre-Order
$33.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Coloring   Stamping   Tools  
_Flower Shaping 101 Class

Have you struggled with flower shaping? Or maybe you have seen beautiful handmade flowers, but have no idea how to get started? Together we will learn how to create four completely different flower styles, starting with a basic shaping techniques and moving on to techniques that look more advanced and complicated. We will break each technique down step-by-step to unveil the mysteries of creating perfect flowers. Tips and techniques such as pairing the perfect leaves, coloring and blending to achieve different looks, and gluing and glittering on vellum will also be covered. You will leave with four completed flowers, written instruction cards for each flower, as well as bonus flower cutouts to make at least four more flowers at home! A super knowledgeable and friendly instructor will provide step-by-step instructions and you will also receive full color written instructions. Heartfelt Creations classes are always loaded with creative techniques and you will leave with fresh inspiration, as well as a coupon for a free Cling Stamp Set of your choice (a $19.99 value!) redeemable at our booth. A $40.00 prize drawing will be held during each class.


What products will be highlighted: Heartfelt Creations flower stamps and dies, flower shaping tools.

What will I learn or complete: Four flowers.

What do I need to bring: Favorite adhesive and scissors. We recommend bringing a 12 x 12" carrying container that you can use to carry the 3D flowers after class.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will learn how to create four completely different flower styles, starting with a basic shaping technique that will start getting you comfortable with flower shaping.

G45 Imagination Album
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Friday & Saturday | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_G45 Imagination Album

Come and let your imagination soar with this delightful project featuring the World's Fair collection from Graphic 45. The album is a Pinecone Press 6 x 6" Chunky Blank. The inside pages have been scored to create flaps and then more flaps are added. This is an album perfect for your creative adventures! This Imagination album has nothing to do with the World's Fair; pictures of fairs and carnivals probably wouldn't fit the theme of this Imagination album.


What products will be highlighted: Pinecone Press 6 x 6" Chunky Album and paper from Graphic 45.

What will I learn or complete: An Imagination album.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesives, blue-gray ink, Red Line Tape, and bone folder.

What techniques will I learn or use: Adhering flap pages into a Chunky Album and adding an additional score to a flap page.

G45 Once Upon a Springtime Card Kit
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Friday & Saturday | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$34.00 Pre-Order
$36.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making  
_G45 Once Upon a Springtime Card Kit

Once Upon a Springtime Card Kit features Graphic 45's Once Upon A Springtime Collection Kit. You will be working on some of the ten cards and six gift cards that are in the kit. All the supplies are included in the kit for you to take home to finish up what's not completed in the class. Also, an 8 x 10" Tri-fold photo frame is included with the class kit. Cardstock, envelopes, ribbon, and full color instructions are included.


What products will be highlighted: Graphics 45's Once Upon A Springtime kit, fussy cutting, layering, and embellishing cards and gift cards

What will I learn or complete: Pinecone Press kit to complete ten cards, six gift cards, and an 8 x 10" photo frame.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, scissors, and adhesives. Warm brown ink is optional.

What techniques will I learn or use: Fussy cutting, layering, and embellishing.

G45 Spread Your Wings Album
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Saturday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$34.00 Pre-Order
$36.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Advanced)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_G45 Spread Your Wings Album

Spread Your Wings 6 x 6" Chunky Album features the Once Upon a Springtime collection from Graphic 45. Delightful, whimsical ,and just pure fun to make. The artwork is beautiful and this album can be used as a baby album, a college grad album, new adventures in mid life, or anytime you need to 'Spread Your Wings' and try something new and different. Lots of flaps and pockets. As with most of Pinecone Press' kits, you will not finish this album in the hour class, but you will have hours of enjoyment working on the album after class.


What products will be highlighted: Once Upon A Springtime collection and Pinecone Press' 6 x 6" Chunky Album Blank.

What will I learn or complete: Spread Your Wings Album.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesives, warm brown ink, Red Line Tape, and bone folder.

What techniques will I learn or use: Creating a 6 x 6" Chunky Album with Flap Blanks as inserts.

Happy Birthday Album
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Friday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Happy Birthday Album

Happy Birthday is a fun, bright, and lively album that features Simple Stories paper. The 6 x 6" Chunky Blank album is turned so that is looks like a gift bag. The Birthday album is ageless - perfect for any age. The pages are scored and folded and they stagger in height. There are a lot of pockets for tags and photos. This album will make you want to jump, shout, and celebrate. It is very fun!


What products will be highlighted: Piinecone Press Chunky Blank.

What will I learn or complete: Happy Birthday Album.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, Red Line Tape, and Tiny Attacher or mini stapler.

What techniques will I learn or use: Adhering a staggered height page.

Jack Mini Album
Sponsored by: Echo Park Paper

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Friday & Saturday | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$39.00 Pre-Order
$41.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Jack Mini Album

Come play along with Echo Park to create a one-of-a-kind mini album using one of our hottest lines ever, Jack and Jill. This collection has blown us away with sales! Nicole Petersen will be your teacher. She is a top expert in paper-crafting and teaching. You will get to use top quality dies and paper in this fast but technique-driven mini album class! Not to mention the retail value on your kit is $50! It's a great line featuring top of the line paper from Echo Park and other industry leading companies.


What products will be highlighted: The Jack and Jill collection by Echo Park Paper Co.

What will I learn or complete: A one-of-a-kind mini album.

What do I need to bring: Scoring board, paper trimmer, paper piercer, two glue sticks, bone folder, and double-sided tape. Optional: brayer and wet glue.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to create a mini album with die-cuts and paper.

Join the Gold Rush
Sponsored by: Technique Tuesday

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Friday Only | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$34.00 Pre-Order
$36.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_Join the Gold Rush

Gold is a hot trend in fashion and home décor and paper crafting, too. In this fun class designed by Technique Tuesday and taught by Nicole Petersen, gold glitter, gold paint, and even gold ink take the stage. Add little pops of gold to make your projects extra-classy, create a glimmer for a little contrast, and make big, bold, gold elements. Every student in the Join the Gold Rush class will be taking home a Technique Tuesday stamp set. Plus everyone has a chance to win Technique Tuesday products during the class. You will receive a coupon you can use in Nicole's booth at the show and an email coupon for your next order on the Technique Tuesday website. From modern elegance to ultra-hip, the gold techniques you will learn are mind-blowingly fabulous yet easy to use on your next layout, pocket page, or handmade card.


What products will be highlighted: Stamping and gold products for paper crafting.

What will I learn or complete: Four cards and two tags.

What do I need to bring: Medium-sized block and baby wipes.

What techniques will I learn or use: Stamping and using gold products in paper crafting.

Kiss Cut & Create Techniques
Sponsored by: Sparkle N Sprinkle

Instructor: Demo Donna
Friday & Saturday | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_Kiss Cut & Create Techniques

This is a technique-filled class that can be applied to cardmaking as well as scrapbooking. You will learn this new technique using your die cut machine with a special plate to create the Kiss Cut glitter look. Create beautiful chipboard with heat embossing. Learn mixed media embossing techniques with our specialty enamel embossing powder. Create dimensional sparkle with this fantastic glitter ribbon technique. Last, but not least, transform the overall look of any paper crafting projects with stamping and heat embossing with many more tips along the way.


What products will be highlighted: Microfine Glitter, stamping, heat embossing on chipboard, glitter ribbon, Kiss Cutting, and mixed media embossing with specialty enamel.

What will I learn or complete: A 12 x 12" scrapbook layout and plenty of products left over.

What do I need to bring: Heat gun, scissors, juicy Versamark, a 3 x 5" acrylic block.(All supplies are available for purchase at the Sparkle N Sprinkle booth.)

What techniques will I learn or use: Kiss Cut, emboss chipboard, glitter ribbon border, rubber stamping, heat embossing ,and mixed media specialty enamel.

Lady in the Crystal Garden
Sponsored by: Mon Ami Gabby

Instructor: Marina Leoni
Friday Only | 6:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$41.00 Pre-Order
$43.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album   Card Making   Home Decor   Mixed Media  
_Lady in the Crystal Garden

Another great design by Marina Leoni for you - not to hide in your album, but show it off on your wall! With this 12 x 12" linen canvas workshop, you will learn lots of new techniques and go home with a complete project. And on top of that, you will go home with a bottle of Glam Glitter paint and glass stain for your other mixed media projects valued at $14.00. Come join us and we promise to have fun and give away lots of gifts while you are designing your projects.


What products will be highlighted: You will be working with burlap, linen, brooches, crystals, glimmer pain, and glass stain products.

What will I learn or complete: 12 x 12" linen canvas, mixed media art wall.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, fan brush, Mon Ami Gabby line adhesive and 5/8" adhesive squares you may purchase from our booth.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use our Glam Glitter paint, make flowers out of our linen ribbon, dress up a chipboard body form, use our adhesive, and attach heavy brooches in a second.

Latest & Greatest from Craft Fantastic
Sponsored by: Craft Fantastic

Friday Only | 6:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Jewelry   Mixed Media  
_Latest & Greatest from Craft Fantastic

Create heirloom quality pieces of art using Fantastic Art Images, family photos, or any kind of paper ephemera. In minutes, make one-of-a-kind jewelry and unusual embellishments for scrapbooking and paper crafting projects. Easy, fast and safe to use! With Fantastic Glaze & Glue, get the look of resin without the mess, time, or toxicity of resin. Easy, fast, and safe to use! Work with over $60 worth of product. Great fun for all crafters, beginners to advanced.


What products will be highlighted: Craft Fantastic products.

What will I learn or complete: Over ten projects.

What do I need to bring: Scissors.

What techniques will I learn or use: Fantastic Glaze & Glue, glass cabochons, and Fantastic Jeweler's Dots.

Latest & Greatest: Awesome Embellishments
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Friday Only | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Layout  
_Latest & Greatest: Awesome Embellishments

Searching for the newest products to adorn your layouts, cards, and projects? Look no further! Stamp & Scrapbook Expo has found the Latest & Greatest in awesome embellishments and brings them to you in this exciting workshop. Along with two fabulous projects, you will take home an array of beautiful embellishments and trims worth over $80.00 to enjoy!


What products will be highlighted: Embellishments from Fancy Pants Designs, Jillibean Soup, Heidi Swapp, Elle's Studio, Queen & Co and more!

What will I learn or complete: One 12 x 12" layout and a card.

What do I need to bring: Two 3 x 3" photos, 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, dimensional foam adhesive, black journaling pen.

What techniques will I learn or use: Enjoy crafting with the newest embellishments and trims.

Latest & Greatest: Card Making
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Saturday Only | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making  
_Latest & Greatest: Card Making

Do you love creating on small canvases and sharing your works of art with friends and loved ones? Then Latest & Greatest: Card Making is the workshop for you! Learn new techniques and creative ideas for crafting cards while using some of the newest products on the market. Along with two fabulous projects, you will take home over $80.00 worth of amazing products perfect for card makers to enjoy!


What products will be highlighted: Sizzix, BasicGrey, We R Memory Keepers, Totally Tiffany, and more!

What will I learn or complete: Two cards.

What do I need to bring: Scissors, adhesive, and dimensional foam adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: Enjoy crafting with new products that are perfect for card making.

Latest & Greatest: Card Swap
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Instructor: Dave Gordon
Friday Only | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$21.00 Pre-Order
$23.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
_Latest & Greatest: Card Swap

Calling all card makers! Whether you are a new card maker or have been making your own cards for years, here is a great opportunity to get new ideas and meet other card makers. Come and be part of the Latest & Greatest Card Swap! You will receive 15 new card and card ideas from other crafters like you. Stamp & Scrapbook Expo will provide you with an additional card project along with some snacks and a beverage. All you need to do is bring in 16 cards; 15 cards will be used for swapping, and your 16th card will be used for our "Most Appreciated Card" recognition. Your cards can all be created the same if you wish, or you may choose to create different designs or styles. The winner will receive a very nice prize package. The themes for this Swap are cards using black, white, and red colors OR a "Just a Note" theme. This will give you the opportunity to create cards that you can send to someone special or who you have been thinking about. We suggest A2 size cards (5 ½ x 4 ¼") be used to create your cards. You can use your favorite supplies to create your cards just the way you like them. There are no product restrictions here, we just want to see all of your wonderful creativity shine through your card creations. You may have envelopes with your cards, but they are not required. If you wish, be sure to include your contact information on the back of your cards so you can be contacted by your fellow card makers in the future for more great card swapping. You will also receive a special Card Swap Tote just for joining us. This is a great opportunity to sit down, relax, make new friends, and share your card making creativity and ideas!


What products will be highlighted: Learn about new techniques, ideas, and products from other card makers.

What will I learn or complete: Each student will receive 15 unique cards they have swapped with other card makers.

What do I need to bring: 16 completed A2 cards using the colors black, white and red or "Just a Note" themed cards.

What techniques will I learn or use: Making friends and sharing ideas with other card makers.

Latest & Greatest: Card Swap 2
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Instructor: Dave Gordon
Saturday Only | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$21.00 Pre-Order
$23.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Lecture  
_Latest & Greatest: Card Swap 2

Calling all card makers! Whether you are a new card maker or have been making your own cards for years, here is a great opportunity to get new ideas and meet other card makers! Come and be part of the Latest & Greatest Card Swap. You will receive 15 new card and card ideas from other crafters like you. Stamp & Scrapbook Expo will provide you with an additional card project along with some snacks and a beverage. All you need to do is bring in 16 cards; 15 cards will be used for swapping, and your 16th card will be used for our "Most Appreciated Card" recognition. The winner will receive a very nice prize package. The only requirement for this swap is that each card needs to be created using three different embellishments on each card. You may like to use buttons or you may prefer bling, or maybe you love to add ribbon for that extra special touch. You choose your favorites to create your special cards. This will give you the opportunity to create cards that you can send to someone special or who you have been thinking about. We suggest A2 size cards (5 ½" x 4 ¼") be used to create your cards. There are no product restrictions here, we just want to see all of your wonderful creativity shine through your card creations. You may have envelopes with your cards but they are not required. If you wish be sure to include your contact information to the back of your cards so you can be contacted by your fellow card makers in the future for more great card swapping. You will also receive a special Card Swap Tote just for joining us. This is a great opportunity to sit down, relax, make new friends and share your card making creativity and ideas!


What products will be highlighted: Learn about new techniques, ideas, and products from other card makers.

What will I learn or complete: Each student receives 15 unique cards they have swapped with other card makers.

What do I need to bring: 16 completed A2 cards that contain three different types of embellishments of your choice.

What techniques will I learn or use: Making friends and sharing ideas with other card makers.

Latest & Greatest: Collections
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Friday & Saturday | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Layout  
_Latest & Greatest: Collections

Enjoy a sampling of hot-off-the-press, brand-spanking new collections in the paper crafting world! Stamp & Scrapbook Expo scours the planet looking for the Latest & Greatest in paper collections and brings them to you in this exciting workshop. You will create two fabulous projects using the latest paper and embellishments. In addition to the projects, you will also leave with over $80.00 of amazing products to enjoy!


What products will be highlighted: BasicGrey, Bella Blvd, and more!

What will I learn or complete: A 12 x 12" layout and a pocket card.

What do I need to bring: Two 4 x 6" photos, scissors, adhesive, dimensional foam dots, and hole punch. Optional: mini stapler.

What techniques will I learn or use: Enjoy crafting with the newest paper collections and embellishments.

Latest & Greatest: Cool Tools
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Friday & Saturday | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Tools  
_Latest & Greatest: Cool Tools

Use some of the newest tools on the market, plus enjoy some awesome tips and tricks in the Cool Tools workshop. You will make two fabulous projects using the tools you take home. In addition to the projects, you will also leave with over $80.00 of wonderful products to use over and over again!


What products will be highlighted: Heidi Swapp, We R Memory Keepers, Totally Tiffany, and more!

What will I learn or complete: Four file cards and a card.

What do I need to bring: Four 2 ½" x 3 ½" photos, 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, dimension foam adhesive, and black journaling pen. Optional: Mini stapler.

What techniques will I learn or use: Enjoy crafting with new products and learn to use the tools you will be receiving in the workshop.

Latest & Greatest: Mixed Media
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Saturday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Home Decor   Mixed Media  
_Latest & Greatest: Mixed Media

Craft using new mediums and materials, learn creative tips and tricks, and apply it all to your scrapbooking and paper crafting in the new Mixed Media workshop. Complete two fabulous projects in class, and take home over $80.00 in mixed media products!


What products will be highlighted: Ken Oliver Crafts, The Crafter's Workshop, Tonic Studios, Jillibean Soup, and more!

What will I learn or complete: A mixed media photo mat (stencil designs and colors may vary from the design shown) plus a lovely mixed media card.

What do I need to bring: Scissors, adhesive, and dimensional foam adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to create colorful designs on your project with a stencil, Color Burst Watercolor Powder, and water and how to create dimension on your projects with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse.

Latest & Greatest: Mixed Media
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Home Decor   Mixed Media  
_Latest & Greatest: Mixed Media

Craft using new mediums and materials, learn creative tips and tricks, and apply it all to your scrapbooking and paper crafting in the new Mixed Media workshop. Complete two fabulous projects in class, and take home over $80.00 in mixed media products!


What products will be highlighted: Ken Oliver Crafts, The Crafter's Workshop, Tonic Studios, Jillibean Soup, and more!

What will I learn or complete: A mixed media photo mat (stencil designs and colors may vary from the design shown) plus a lovely mixed media card.

What do I need to bring: Scissors, adhesive, and dimensional foam adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to create colorful designs on your project with a stencil, Color Burst Watercolor Powder, and water and how to create dimension on your projects with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse.

Latest & Greatest: Pocket Scrapbooking
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Saturday Only | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Layout  
_Latest & Greatest: Pocket Scrapbooking

Do you want to learn some fun tips and techniques to make pocket scrapbooking more creative and fun? Then join us for Latest & Greatest: Pocket Scrapbooking! In this workshop, you will make two projects using products by top manufacturers that are perfect for pocket scrapbooking. And if that's not enough, you will leave with over $80 worth of products to create your own pocket pages at home!


What products will be highlighted: Echo Park Paper Co., Pebbles, Inc., Studio Calico, and more!

What will I learn or complete: An adorable pocket page layout and a fun pocket mail project.

What do I need to bring: Two 4 x 6" photos, 12 x 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, dimensional foam adhesive, and a black journaling pen. Optional: Mini stapler.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to create a pocket mail letter and a pocket page layout.

Latest & Greatest: Stamping
Sponsored by: Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Friday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$46.00 Pre-Order
$48.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_Latest & Greatest: Stamping

Learn new stamping techniques and creative ways to use stamps in Stamp & Scrapbook Expo's newest Latest & Greatest workshop. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran stamper, this class is for you! We have brought together some of the hottest stamps and accessories on the market for you to create with and enjoy. Along with two fabulous projects, you will take home over $80.00 worth of products to create with again and again!


What products will be highlighted: JustRite Papercraft, Rubbernecker Stamps, Faber-Castell, and more!

What will I learn or complete: Two cards.

What do I need to bring: TBD

What techniques will I learn or use: How to create stamped watercolor images and how to stamp with die cuts.

Layering Background Stamps
Sponsored by: JustRite Papercraft

Instructor: Kellie Fortin
Friday & Saturday | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Stamping  
_Layering Background Stamps

In this class you will learn how to look at your background stamps in a new way. Learn how fun it is to layer multiple background stamps to create one-of-a-kind paper designs. Come join us as we learn the watercolor smoosh technique with acetate and Zig Clean Color Brushes and just how fun it can be to layer multiple background stamps to create one-of-a-kind paper designs. The smoosh technique is quick and easy and can make anyone a watercolor rock star. Learn how to pair up your background stamps to create on trend designs including Vintage Aged, Bokeh, and Mixed Media. During class you will also have a chance to win prizes. You will leave class inspired to look at background stamps in a new way. You will leave class with three unique cards and one exclusive JustRite stamp set (this set is only available in class) and a coupon for a free cling background stamp of your choice (valued at $16.95) - a total $33.90 value. You can redeem this coupon at the Scrap-Mart booth.


What products will be highlighted: JustRite Background Stamps, JustRite Clear Stamps, Clean Color Brushes by ZIG, Gelatos, Ranger Archival Inks, Tsukeniko Delicata Inks.

What will I learn or complete: How to create four one-of-a-kind layered watercolor backgrounds to create three finished cards.

What do I need to bring: Adhesive runner, 3-in-1 Beacon Adhesive double-sided adhesive tape, various sizes of acrylic blocks for stamping (one needs to be at least 2 1/2 x 6 1/4"), and stamp cleaner.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will learn the watercolor smoosh technique and how to layer background stamps.

Let's Create Couture Flowers
Sponsored by: Mon Ami Gabby

Instructor: Marina Leoni
Friday Only | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$36.00 Pre-Order
$38.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Album   Card Making   Home Decor   Jewelry   Mixed Media  
_Let's Create Couture Flowers

Love to make flowers out of gorgeous silk and crystals? This class is just for you! In this workshop you will create unique silk flowers out of dupioni silk fabric, which you can use for tabletop décor and party decorations or even to top a present or make into a beautiful card, wedding accessories, and most of all, on your scrapbooking page. Did I mention in your fashion closet? You will be making two flowers in this class but you will be going home with extra products which you can use to make up to 10-12 flowers when you get back home. So come and join Marina Leoni with her fun techniques and leave the class with a big smile .


What products will be highlighted: You will be learning how to make unique and one-and-only flowers from silk fabric and crystals.

What will I learn or complete: You will leave with two handmade silk flowers and also go home with additional products to make up to 10-12 flowers.

What do I need to bring: Scissors and a big smile.

What techniques will I learn or use: We will be using our 2" adhesive squares to make flowers with our silk fabric and more from scratch; hand made by you!

Life is a Journey
Sponsored by: A to Z Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian
Friday Only | 6:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$26.00 Pre-Order
$28.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Layout  
_Life is a Journey

We will take a journey to create three beautiful 12 x 12" scrapbook pages filled with new and interactive techniques that will blow you away. We will be learning how to use Simple Stories Circle Photo Crops, embellish with Sn@p! Flair and Sn@p! Pockets, as well as use overlays and photo flips. Using these interactive techniques, you will be able to add more photos per page. We will also be transforming rhinestones, but we don't want to give all the secrets away!


What products will be highlighted: Using Simple Stories circle photo crops, embellishing with Sn@p! products, and working with overlays and photo flips. We will also be transforming rhinestones.

What will I learn or complete: Three 12 x 12" pages filled with new and interactive techniques.

What do I need to bring: 12" inch paper trimmer, pop dots, and scissors. Optional: Inks (Quick Quotes Carribean Blue, Green with Envy, Baja Blue).

What techniques will I learn or use: Using interactive techniques, you will be able to add more photos per page. Creating pockets, and learning how to change the color of rhinestones.

Life is Wild with Gelatos
Sponsored by: Petticoat Parlor

Friday Only | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout   Mixed Media  
_Life is Wild with Gelatos

Join us for a fun-filled hour creating a 4-page layout perfect for trips to Disney World, zoos, aquariums, and safari and water adventures. We will show you different techniques using Gelatos to add dimension to cardstock and to color our wood miniatures. You will be laying out pages in different ways to create interest in your scrapbooks. A template will be provided to help you cut your photographs into oval shapes. All materials will be provided; please bring your favorite paper cutter. As a special bonus you will receive a coupon for 20% off a purchase of $50 or more in our booth.


What products will be highlighted: Gelatos, laser cuts, wood miniatures, Tombow liquid glue, and cardstock.

What will I learn or complete: Four-page layouts.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer and scissors.

What techniques will I learn or use: Different ways to apply gelatos to a variety of materials and change their appearance. Laying out pages in different ways to create interest in your scrapbooks.

Mixed Media Walk of Faith
Sponsored by: Petticoat Parlor

Friday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$29.00 Pre-Order
$31.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Layout   Mixed Media   Tools  
_Mixed Media Walk of Faith

Wish you could draw and paint? Using items from our new Art Card and self-adhesive Art Border collection, you will learn how to paint with Gelatos while creating an artistic card and a two-page layout. You will make your own stained glass window. All materials will be provided, including a set of four Art Borders and four Art Cards; just bring your favorite paper cutter. Every attendee will receive their own Faber-Castell Deluxe Water Brush (retail value $10.45). As a special bonus you will receive a coupon for 10% off a purchase of $50 or more in our booth.


What products will be highlighted: Gelatos, laser cuts, Art Cards, Art Borders, Faber-Castell Deluxe Water Brush, Tombow liquid glue, and cardstock.

What will I learn or complete: Two 12 x 12" layouts and one card.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer and scissors.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to paint with Gelatos to create artistic cards and borders, and combine these techniques with other materials to create a scrapbook layout.

Multi-Step Stamping
Sponsored by: JustRite Papercraft

Instructor: Kellie Fortin
Friday & Saturday | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Stamping  
_Multi-Step Stamping

Multi-step stamping is one of the hottest trends in cardmaking. Come join us to learn how to create beautiful, realistic looking wild roses with our Romantic Wild Roses Multi-Step Stamp Set. During class you will learn tips for lining up multi-step stamps and you will receive full step-by-step instructions with photos as well as a tip sheet for this set. During class you will also have a chance to win prizes. You will leave class with two completed cards, JustRite Papercraft Romantic Wild Roses Clear Stamp Set, and a coupon for one free stamp or die of your choice (up to a $16.95 value). This is a total value of $33.90. You can redeem this coupon at the Scrap-Mart booth.


What products will be highlighted: JustRite Clear Multi-Step Stamp - Romantic Wild Roses and Grand Handwritten Sentiments, JustRite Romantic Wild Roses Dies, and Tsukeniko Versamagic Inks.

What will I learn or complete: How to multi-step stamp and you will leave with two completed cards.

What do I need to bring: Watercolor brush pen, bone folder, adhesive runner, removable adhesive runner, 3-in-1 Beacon Adhesive, foam adhesive tape, scissors, and various sizes of acrylic blocks for stamping (one needs to be at least 3 x 3").

What techniques will I learn or use: Instructions on how to create a center step card and how to use JustRite multi-step stamps.

My Coffee Table Family Album
Sponsored by: A to Z Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian
Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_My Coffee Table Family Album

Join us for this workshop to create a beautiful 4 x 6" mini album that will fit perfectly on your coffee table. Using Simple Stories paper, cardstock stickers, and various other embellishments, you will put together a timeless album of your family to display for all to see. During this workshop, you will learn a variety of new techniques using pocket page flips, using tools to create dimension. You will have the opportunity to put your special touch on your personal mini album.


What products will be highlighted: Working with Simple Stories printed and element papers.

What will I learn or complete: A 4 x 6" mini album filled with decorated pages ready to add all those special moments.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, pop dots, adhesive of your choice, scissors, and baby powder. Optional: Brown ink (Quick Quotes Java).

What techniques will I learn or use: Learning to use pocket pages, flips, and learning to create dimension.

Our Story: 12 x 12 Stretched Canvas
Sponsored by: Quick Quotes/A to Z

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday | 10:00 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$37.00 Pre-Order
$39.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Home Decor  
_Our Story: 12 x 12 Stretched Canvas

Put your best memories into this beautiful stretched canvas that you can display all year round. "Our Story is About Moments Like This" can also be made into a 12 x 12" scrapbook page by eliminating the canvas. We are using our NEW paper line "Chiffon" to create this masterpiece. Soft subtle colors, lace, flowers, tags, and pearl brads... join us and see how easy this is! Get your Powder Puff Chalk Ink supplies at the A to Z booth. Ink suggestions: Seabrook and Baja Blue. Show your class ticket to get a discount on the New 2016 box of Powder Puff Inks. Ask about the great deal on a companion canvas to this class. Get a booth coupon with specials for class attendees and also a free quote just for visiting the A to Z booth.


What products will be highlighted: How to chalk with chalk inks, make flowers from lace, and working with stretched canvas.

What will I learn or complete: A finished 12 x 12" canvas art project ready to add photos.

What do I need to bring: Powder Puff Chalk Ink Suggestions: Seabrook, Sky Blue and Baja Blue. Basic Supplies: Beacons 3-in-glue (or similar glue that doesn't warp paper), scissors, trimmer, and adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to chalk canvas and use scrapbooking techniques to create a work of art to hang on the wall or use as a scrapbook page.

Peacock Paisley Vellum Card Class
Sponsored by: Heartfelt Creations

Friday & Saturday | 10:00 AM

1.5 Hour Workshop
$37.00 Pre-Order
$39.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Coloring   Stamping   Tools  
_Peacock Paisley Vellum Card Class

Do you love feathery friends paired with accent flowers of delicate vellum? During this 1½ hour class, you will learn how to create vellum flowers, how to color on vellum, and how to blend multiple colors on cardstock. Pair these techniques with the soft peacock color theme, decorative ovals, and pretty backgrounds for the perfect card trio that is sure to take your breath away! These samples might look complicated, but we will break it down step-by-step and show you how easy it is to create your own masterpiece. A super knowledgeable and friendly instructor will provide step-by-step instructions and you will also receive full color written instructions. Heartfelt Creations classes are always loaded with creative techniques and you will leave with fresh inspiration, as well as a coupon for a free Cling Stamp Set of your choice (a $19.99 value!) redeemable at our booth. A $40.00 prize drawing will be held during each class.


What products will be highlighted: Heartfelt Creations stamps, dies, and designer paper.

What will I learn or complete: Three cards.

What do I need to bring: Favorite adhesive, scissors, and foam dots. We recommend bringing a 12 x 12" carrying container that you can use to carry the 3D card safter class.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will learn how to create vellum flowers, how to color on vellum, and how to blend multiple colors on cardstock.

Pretty Planners
Sponsored by: Redd Robin Studios

Instructor: Robin Redd
Friday Only | 4:00 PM

1.5 Hour Workshop
$35.00 Pre-Order
$37.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
_Pretty Planners

Let's get together and make Pretty Planners! In this class we are going to learn how to make custom dashboards, dividers, washi-tape holders, paper clips and SO MUCH MORE. We will be learning how to use these pretty planner decorations in a productive way. You'll be able to take the things you learn in this class home with you so you can freshen up your planner with a new look whenever you are up for a change.


What products will be highlighted: You will learn how to make pretty planner embellishments for any size and/or type of planner.

What will I learn or complete: A set of planner dividers, a dashboard, a washi card, and decorative paperclips.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, scissors, and glue sticks such as Uhu or Ranger.

What techniques will I learn or use: Making personalized planner accessories.

Quick and Easy! Four pages
Sponsored by: Quick Quotes/A to Z

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$27.00 Pre-Order
$29.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout  
_Quick and Easy! Four pages

Join us for a fun productive hour as we put together four pretty pages from our RED WHITE and BLUE paper line. Great for holidays, boys, girls, 4th of July and much more! It will be a busy class but you will go home with four beautiful pages with gorgeous flowers and phrases to adorn the pages. Great for beginners and seasoned scrappers alike! Suggested Powder Puff Chalk Inks: Navy, Berry Jam, and Coal Miner. Get your Powder Puff Chalk Ink supplies at the A to Z booth. If your class is before the vendor floor opens, the teacher will have a few for purchase at the first class only. Show your class ticket and get a discount on NEW 12-pack inks. Ask about the great deal on companion pages to this class. Get a booth coupon with specials for class attendees and also a free quote just for visiting the A to Z booth.


What products will be highlighted: Using Powder Puff Chalk Inks, banner and flower building using pretty pearl brads..

What will I learn or complete: Four 12 x 12" pages.

What do I need to bring: Quick Quotes Powder Puff Chalk Ink Suggestions: Coal Miner, Navy, Berry Jam Basic Supplies: Scissors, trimmer, and adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: We will be building flowers and a ribbon banner along with chipboard phrases and pearl brads.

Scrapping in a Flash
Sponsored by: A to Z Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian
Friday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$34.00 Pre-Order
$36.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Album   Layout  
_Scrapping in a Flash

Want to WOW yourself? Ever thought you could create 20 scrapbooking pages within the hour? Take this workshop to blow your own mind! Using the Simple Stories Sn@p! Pocket Pages, Icons, and 3-dimensional stickers, you will learn how you can complete 20 creative pages, each with their own flair.


What products will be highlighted: 20 creative pages, each with their own flair. Use Simple Stories Sn@p! Pocket Pages, Icons, and 3-dimensional stickers.

What will I learn or complete: 20 scrapbook pages, ready to complete with your special memories.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, pop dots, scissors, and adhesive of your choice. Optional: Inks (Quick Quotes Biscotti).

What techniques will I learn or use: Learning to complete 20 creative pages in about an hour!

Sparkling Poinsettia Card Class
Sponsored by: Heartfelt Creations

Friday & Saturday | 12:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$31.00 Pre-Order
$33.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Stamping   Tools  
_Sparkling Poinsettia Card Class

Do you love the look of frosted poinsettias on Christmas cards? In this class (due to popular demand!), we will teach you how to quickly apply two colors of stamp paints to create the perfect sparkle on these poinsettias. You will also learn how to easily shape the poinsettias and add them to Christmas card panels. This class will inspire you to start creating your Christmas cards early so you can gift your friends with a beautiful handmade card for the Christmas season. A super knowledgeable and friendly instructor will provide step-by-step instructions and you will also receive full color written instructions. Heartfelt Creations classes are always loaded with creative techniques and you will leave with fresh inspiration, as well as a coupon for a free Cling Stamp Set of your choice (a $19.99 value!) redeemable at our booth. A $40.00 prize drawing will be held during each class.


What products will be highlighted: You will learn how to quickly apply two colors of stamp paints to these poinsettias to create the perfect sparkle. You will also learn how to easily shape the poinsettias and add them to Christmas card panels.

What will I learn or complete: Three cards.

What do I need to bring: Favorite adhesive, scissors, and foam dots. We recommend bringing a 12 x 12" carrying container that you can use to carry the 3D cards after class.

What techniques will I learn or use: Flower Shaping and Stamp Paints.

Summertime Splash 6 x 8'' Album
Sponsored by: A to Z Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian
Saturday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$36.00 Pre-Order
$38.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Album  
_Summertime Splash 6 x 8'' Album

Create a 6 x 8" album filled with Simple Stories Elements and Journaling Cards using a variety of new scrapbooking techniques. We will be creating a summer-themed album filled with fun colors, chipboard inserts, and interactive pages. Join us in this workshop where you will leave with a beautiful album ready to put in your special summer vacation pictures.


What products will be highlighted: Learn to create a 6 x 8" album filled with Simple Stories Elements and Journaling Cards using a variety of new scrapbooking techniques.

What will I learn or complete: A 6 x 8" summer album for summer vacation memories. You will make a variety of creative pages.

What do I need to bring: 12" paper trimmer, 3-in-1 wet adhesive OR red tape, and adhesive of your choice. Optional: Inks (Quick Quotes Baja Blue).

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use Sn@p album and pocket pages. TYou will create special pockets and dimensional pages.

Sunshine Makes Me Happy! Four Pages
Sponsored by: Quick Quotes/A to Z

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$27.00 Pre-Order
$29.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout  
_Sunshine Makes Me Happy! Four Pages

It can be summer all year with these beautiful summer, good weather layouts. We will make a mini book with spaces for up to 8 or 9 photos and will take up just four inches of space on your page. You will get to make four 12 x 12" layouts from our NEW Anchors Aweigh paper line. Two layouts will be made in class and you get two coordinating pages to take home as a gift. This new paper line with sunshiny colors has been a super popular addition to our newest paper lines. Come join the fun! Get your Powder Puff Chalk Ink supplies at the A to Z booth. Ask about the great deal on companion pages to this class. Get a booth coupon with specials for class attendees and also a free quote just for visiting the A to Z booth.


What products will be highlighted: New Anchors Aweigh paper line, embellishments and mini book making.

What will I learn or complete: You will have product for four pages. Two will be done in class and two are a coordinating gift for you to take home.

What do I need to bring: Quick Quotes Powder Puff Chalk Ink Suggestions: Caribbean Blue, Mango Mai Tai, Sunset Basic Supplies: Scissors, trimmer, and adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: Chalking with Powder Puff Chalk ink and also making a book that holds up to nine photos.

Tapetacular with Queen & Co
Sponsored by: Queen & Co.

Friday & Saturday | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$31.00 Pre-Order
$33.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout  
_Tapetacular with Queen & Co

Break out and explore the wonderful world of color with Queen & Co! Prepare to go from white to bright in this one-hour class drenched in color. Students will create two designer 12 x 12" layouts using a rainbow of color, while learning to combine washi tape with other trendy embellishments. Your class kit includes an exclusive 8 roll set of Queen & Co Trendy Tape.


What products will be highlighted: Embellishing layouts using washi tape and embellishments.

What will I learn or complete: Two 12 x 12" layouts.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, adhesives, and scissors.

What techniques will I learn or use: How to use washi tape and how to use rolled roses.

The Story of Family
Sponsored by: Echo Park Paper

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Friday & Saturday | 8:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$35.00 Pre-Order
$37.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Layout   Mixed Media  
_The Story of Family

Do you have a few great pictures that you have not documented yet? In this fast-paced Echo Park Paper class, you will create three one-page layouts starring your favorite photos. Craft instructor Nicole Petersen will play along with you as you discover The Story of Family paper collection along with Echo Park's famous solid background paper, dies, and stamps to create three unique scrapbook layouts. In this exhilarating class, you will also discover how to use simple word dies to add that extra punch to your pages. And don't forget the sequins! But one of the best parts is you will even get to KEEP one word die "Wonderful" by Echo Park! Door prizes are always a FUN part of class. In The Story of Family Class, Echo Park will be giving away two door prize packs and Nicole Petersen will also give away even more door prizes! Be sure to join Echo Park and Nicole Petersen at your next event. This kit is a $40 value! Plus, all class participants will receive a 10% off coupon for Nicole Petersen Designs booth on the vender floor. Your kit will contain: 14 sheets of paper from The Story of Family paper collection by Echo Park, cardstock, a custom die (wonderful), sequins, pre-cut heart die cuts, twine, and more!


What products will be highlighted: Cardstock, Echo Park patterned paper, sequins, twine, dies by Echo Park, hybrid ink by My Favorite Things, and more.

What will I learn or complete: Three 12 x 12" layouts.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, scissors, dry and wet adhesive (no Zip-Dry, please), and foam dots or strips.

What techniques will I learn or use: Paper layering, die-cutting, photo-first scrapbooking, stretching your stamps, the right embellishments to add (NOT distract), and much more.

Thinking About Inking
Sponsored by: Nicole Petersen Designs

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Friday & Saturday | 1:00 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Lecture   Mixed Media   Tools  
_Thinking About Inking

Color, Array, Hue, Shade. Do any of these words make your nose twitch or ears perk up? In Nicole Petersen's Thinking About Inking class, you will learn the ins-and-outs of ink used for card making, scrapbooking, art journaling, and mixed media. In this interactive lecture/discussion class, you will interact with fellow crafters to experience the pros and cons of many ink types. You will receive a custom-designed Thinking about Inking Booklet with facts about dye ink, pigment ink, hybrid ink, embossing ink, white ink, and solvent ink. In this interactive booklet, you will create your own samples for future reference using a variety of ink. Come join in the fun as Nicole Petersen walks you through the maze of inks in the craft world. You will leave understanding which inks you will enjoy and which ones you want to leave on the shelf.


What products will be highlighted: A custom made stamp by Nicole Petersen, a Thinking About Inking Booklet, one hybrid ink pad, one dye-based ink pad, one pigment ink pad, one solvent-based ink pad, white ink, embossing powder, heat gun, stamp mat, stamp cleaning fluid, and stamp scrubber.

What will I learn or complete: A Thinking About Inking Booklet of the different types of inks and their uses.

What do I need to bring: Baby wipes, a regular pen, and a medium acrylic block.

What techniques will I learn or use: Ink types, situations to use different inks, stamping, better results of stamping, quality of stamps, stamp mats, embossing, pros and cons of different inks, photopolymer stamps, wood-mounted stamps, cleaning of stamps, cleaning fluid, storage of inks and stamps, and much more.

''Time Flies'' Triple-Tag Workshop
Sponsored by: Art Anthology

Instructor: Roxanne Dondanville
Saturday Only | 2:30 PM

1.5 Hour Workshop
$33.00 Pre-Order
$35.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Intermediate)

Type of Workshop:
Mixed Media  
_''Time Flies'' Triple-Tag Workshop

A technique-filled workshop just for you! You will experience the fun of getting "inky" using Art Anthology dimensional mediums to create three tags filled with lots of texture and dimension. In addition, you will learn techniques that you will be able to incorporate into other projects, such as journals, layouts, cards, and more. What are you waiting for? Time flies; sign up now!


What products will be highlighted: The students will be learning all about the Art Anthology dimensional mediums as well as the Coloration sprays.

What will I learn or complete: You will leave the class with three finished mixed media tags.

What do I need to bring: Black gesso, brushes, palette knife, Fabric Tac or Beacon 3-in-1 glue, hot glue gun, heat tool, and scissors. Latex gloves and an apron are optional.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will learn lots of different techniques on how to create layers, dimension, and texture using several Art Anthology products.

Time to Celebrate
Sponsored by: Technique Tuesday

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Saturday Only | 11:30 AM

1 Hour Workshop
$32.00 Pre-Order
$34.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Stamping  
_Time to Celebrate

Hip, hip hooray! Yippee! Happy Birthday! Congrats! What are you celebrating this year? Join Technique Tuesday and Nicole Petersen for this fast-paced class where you will learn amazing stamping and fresh new masking techniques. Your class kit includes an exclusive Technique Tuesday stamp set that is yours to keep. Plus everyone has a chance to win Technique Tuesday products during class. You will receive a coupon you can use in Nicole's booth at the show and an email coupon for your next order on the Technique Tuesday website. You will leave class ready to use these techniques to make invitations, gift cards, pocket pages, layouts , and DIY projects.


What products will be highlighted: Stamping and masking.

What will I learn or complete: Five cards.

What do I need to bring: Fussy cutting scissors, medium-sized block, baby wipes, and black waterproof ink.

What techniques will I learn or use: Stamping, watercoloring, and masking.

Watercolor Wonderland
Sponsored by: Nicole Petersen Designs

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Friday Only | 2:30 PM

1 Hour Workshop
$62.00 Pre-Order
$64.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Coloring   Stamping  
_Watercolor Wonderland

Are you ready for this? When is the last time you learned something that you could immediately add to your card making repertoire? Well, here it is! Watercoloring is a HOT, HOT trend right now in the card making/craft world. Nicole Petersen will walk you step-by-step through this easy to learn technique. Watercoloring is a form of art that translates beautifully to card marking and crafting. Be the top trend-maker in your group by learning how to watercolor. Nicole Petersen will be creating these little works of wonder along with you under a document viewer, which means it will be like sitting right next to her while learning how to add amazing depth and color to your projects. This class will take you from the very beginning of watercoloring to an intermediate level in one hour. You will leave the class with a kit valued at $65.


What products will be highlighted: A custom-made XL stamp set by Technique Tuesday, four Distress Makers by Ranger (Gathered Twigs, Barn Door, Brushed Corduroy, and Pumice Stone), one red Wink of Stella Marker and one brown Wink of Stella marker, twine, sequins, bling, watercolor paper by Ranger, and six sheets of 8 ½ x 11" cardstock (white, black, red, and kraft).

What will I learn or complete: Cards with watercolored images.

What do I need to bring: Water, baby wipes, fine-tip waterbrush, medium-sized acrylic block, black ink pad (Ranger Archival, Staz-On, or My Favorite Things; not pigment or dye ink).

What techniques will I learn or use: Watercoloring with Distress Markers by Ranger, accenting images with Wink of Stella, and blending.