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.

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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.


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2016 Denver, CO | Workshops

A Cut Above Creative Card Making
Sponsored by: Craft Fancy

Instructor: Brian Frounfelker
Friday Only |

1 Hour Workshop
$31.00 Pre-Order
$33.00 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: You will learn die cutting tips and techniques.

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

What do I need to bring: Non-stick craft mat, detail scissors, tape runner, liquid adhesive (Glossy Accents), micro glue dots, 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, Cricut Cuttlebug™, and Evolution Advanced with various types of dies.

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

Instructor: Kara Hanks
Friday & Saturday |

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 That Mouse Mini Album
Sponsored by: Paper Wizard

Instructor: Bonnie Smith
Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 |

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
Friday Only |

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

Saturday Only |

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 |

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.

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

Instructor: Roxanne Dondanville
Saturday Only |

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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday |

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: Sky Blue, Barnboard, Light Moss 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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 |

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.

Coming HOME Acrylic Word Frame
Sponsored by: Clear Scraps

Instructor: Susan Frase
Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
Coloring   Home Decor   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_Coming HOME Acrylic Word Frame

Amazing hand-painted 7 x 18" acrylic HOME word board. Learn how EASY it is to create a one-of-a-kind hand-painted and stamped home décor piece. You will love the results of this special HOME décor frame.


What products will be highlighted: Learn how easy it is to stamp and hand paint on acrylic.

What will I learn or complete: 7 x 18" acrylic HOME word board and back chipboard. You will play with stamps and paint pens.

What do I need to bring: Scissors and adhesive.

What techniques will I learn or use: Learn how easy it is to work with Clear Scraps acrylic. Stamp, embellish, and hand paint the acrylic.

Copic: Coloring Flowers
Sponsored by: Krazy Kreations LLC

Instructor: Kara Hanks
Friday & Saturday |

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

Type of Workshop:
Coloring  
_Copic: Coloring Flowers

Learn how the Copic professionals color as we go through the Copic Coloring Flowers Book and Flower Line Art Pages learning techniques to shade and blend your way to professional looking flowers! Our instructor will give you hands on learning as we complete as many techniques in the book as time will allow. Each student will be given a Trio Pack of Copic Sketch Markers (which will be selected by each student in class), a Copic Coloring Flowers Book, and a Copic Fine Line Art Pack in addition to other extras from Krazy Kreations! Students should bring additional Copics to get the best experience. Recommended colors are trios of green, yellow, blue, purples and pinks. There will be limited class packs to borrow in class for those who do not have additional Copic Markers.


What products will be highlighted: Learn how to shade and blend on paper with Copic Alcohol Ink Markers.

What will I learn or complete: This is a technique-driven class. You will not complete a project in class.

What do I need to bring: We recommend that you bring your own Copic markers to get the best experience. Trio packs of blues, yellows, greens, purples and pinks are suggested.

What techniques will I learn or use: Learn how to shade and blend many different ways with your Copic Alcohol Ink Markers.

Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flake Class
Sponsored by: JustRite Papercraft

Instructor: Kellie Fortin
Friday & Saturday |

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

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flake Class

Metallic gold is popping up everywhere from home decor to card making. It is one of this year's hottest trends. In this class you will be mesmerized by how quickly you can turn a stamped image into a stunning design using Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes and Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter Glue. These fine decorative flakes add a vintage metallic sparkle to cards, journal pages, embellishments and more and are available in 17 color combos. Be prepared to leave class with an addiction to gilding flakes. You will leave class with two completed cards, one JustRite Die Set and an exclusive JustRite Class Stamp Set, and a coupon for a free cling background stamp of your choice (valued at $16.95) - a total value of $42.95! You can redeem this coupon at the Justrite Papercraft booth.


What products will be highlighted: JustRite Cling Stamps, Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes, Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flake Glue, Tsukeniko Delicata Gold Ink

What will I learn or complete: You will learn how to use Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes and Cosmic Shimmer Flake & Glitter Glue and double sided adhesive tape to create two elegant cards.

What do I need to bring: adhesive runner, glue pen, 3-in-1 Beacon Adhesive, small and large acrylic block for stamping.

What techniques will I learn or use: You will learn how to use Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes and Cosmic Shimmer Flake & Glitter Glue.

Devoted Cat or Dog Album
Sponsored by: Pinecone Press

Instructor: Debra Jennis
Friday & Saturday |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 Waterfall Flip Album
Sponsored by: Doo Dilly Designs

Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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

Saturday Only |

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 |

1.5 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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 |

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 |

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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 Only |

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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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.

Illustrated Faith by Bella Blvd
Sponsored by: Bella Blvd

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Friday Only |

1 Hour Workshop
$38.00 Pre-Order
$40.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

Type of Workshop:
Layout   Mixed Media  
_Illustrated Faith by Bella Blvd

Bella Blvd is humbled and excited to be the first to take the leap of faith into the ever-growing Christian market of men and women that are looking to fill the need for their artistic and spiritual expressions. In this head-turning class, you will take the Illustrated Faith line of spiritual expression to the scrapbook page! Bella Blvd designers have created three layouts filled with our top products to take you to the next level of paper crafting. However, even if you are NOT a scrapbooker, you will enjoy creating these pages to put into your journal or bible.


What products will be highlighted: Bella Bows, Bella Enamel Dots and Doo Dads, Bella Clear Cuts, Illustrated Faith: Lovely collection of paper, paint, sequins, and more.

What will I learn or complete: Three one-page layouts.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, 12" ruler, and tape runner. Optional: liquid glue that dries CLEAR (example: Ranger Multi-Matte Medium), a sticker placing tool, and a sequin placing tool.

What techniques will I learn or use: Layering paper and transparent materials, painting, embellishment placing, and photo first embellishing.

Jack Mini Album
Sponsored by: Echo Park Paper Co.

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Saturday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
_Jack Mini Album

Do you have an event in your life that you have yet to document? Come play along with Echo Park and create a unique mini album about that special guy or girl, a graduation, a vacation, or even daily life. Echo Park has teamed up with a leading expert in paper crafting and master teacher, Nicole Petersen. She will walk you step-by-step through the process of creating a one-of-a-kind mini album that you will want to make over and over again! This mini album will feature one of our top lines, the Jack & Jill: Jack collection. You will use top-quality paper, cardstock, embellishments, and dies in this technique-driven class. The Jack Mini Album is bursting at the seams with places to add your photos in pockets, flip pages, inserts, and more. Your kit has a retail value of over $50!


What products will be highlighted: The Jack and Jill: Jack 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: 12" paper trimmer, two glue sticks, liquid and dry adhesive, paper piercer, scoring board and bone folder, and self-healing mat with craft knife. Optional: Double-sided tape and brayer.

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 |

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.

Latest & Greatest from Craft Fantastic
Sponsored by: Craft Fantastic

Friday Only |

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 |

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: New embellishments from Fancy Pants Designs, Hemptique, Jillibean Soup, Maya Road, Pinkfresh Studio and more!

What will I learn or complete: One 8 1/2 x 11" layout and a card.

What do I need to bring: Six 1 3/4 x 2 1/2" photos, 12" paper trimmer, scissors, decorative scissors (large scallop), adhesive, foam adhesive, and 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 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 Hour Workshop
$21.00 Pre-Order
$23.00 At Show
(Difficulty Rating: Basic)

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

Calling all card makers! Whether you are new to card making or have been creating your own cards for years, the Latest & Greatest Card Swap is the workshop for you! Bring 16 handmade cards to class with you. You will swap 15 of your cards and receive 15 new cards from other crafters like you. Your 16th card will be put on display to vote for the "Most Appreciated Card" recognition. The winner will receive a very nice prize package. The only requirement for this swap is that you create each card with a green, yellow, and pink color combination OR a "Happy Spring" theme. There are no product restrictions, A2 cards are suggested, and envelopes are optional. Stamp & Scrapbook Expo will provide you with an additional card project, snacks, and a beverage, as well as 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: You will receive 15 unique cards you have swapped with other card makers. Each card maker will receive a cute bag for their cards.

What do I need to bring: 16 completed cards using a green, yellow, and pink color combination OR a "Happy Spring" theme for swapping.

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 |

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 new to card making or have been creating your own cards for years, the Latest & Greatest Card Swap is the workshop for you! Bring 16 handmade cards to class with you. You will swap 15 of your cards and receive 15 new cards from other crafters like you. Your 16th card will be put on display to vote for the "Most Appreciated Card" recognition. The winner will receive a very nice prize package. The only requirement for this swap is that you use three different types of embellishments to create each card. There are no product restrictions, A2 cards are suggested, and envelopes are optional. Stamp & Scrapbook Expo will provide you with an additional card project, snacks and a beverage, as well as 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 Only |

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: New collections from BasicGrey, My Mind's Eye, Paper House Productions, Pinkfresh Studio, and Webster's Pages!

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

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

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 |

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

Friday Only |

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

Saturday Only |

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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
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: My Mind's Eye, Simple Stories, Jillibean Soup, Photo Play Paper, and more!

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

What do I need to bring: Multiple photos (3 x 4"and 4 x 6"), 12" paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, foam adhesive, and black journaling pen. Optional: Corner rounder, date stamp, and black ink pad.

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

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

Friday Only |

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: Black solvent ink (such as StazOn), fine-tip black Sharpie, and adhesive.

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 |

1 Hour Workshop
$31.00 Pre-Order
$33.00 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 Justrite Papercraft 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.

Life is a Journey
Sponsored by: A to Z Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian
Friday Only |

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 |

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 layout.

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

Saturday Only |

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.

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

Instructor: Vivian
Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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.

My Story Vintage 5 x 7'' Acrylic Binder
Sponsored by: Clear Scraps

Instructor: Susan Frase
Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
Coloring   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_My Story Vintage 5 x 7'' Acrylic Binder

Come create this amazing acrylic binder! Use the new mirror acrylic, new chipboard embellishments, and the brand NEW 5 x 7" acrylic planning binder from Clear Scraps. You will LOVE the vintage steampunk style.


What products will be highlighted: Amazing 5 x 7" acrylic planning binder. Product received/played with in class: 5 x 7" acrylic binder and papers and embellishments to complete the album. You will play with several different types of inks.

What will I learn or complete: Amazing 5 x 7" acrylic planning binder.

What do I need to bring: Scissors, mini glue dots, must have solvent base adhesive (Zip Dry or 3 N 1 both from Beacon), Rangers distressing ink (Vintage Photo) is optional.

What techniques will I learn or use: Learn how to work with the acrylic, alcohol ink the chipboard, and distress and paint many different parts of this amazing album.

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

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday |

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, Sky Blue, 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 |

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.

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

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday |

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.

Road Trip
Sponsored by: Petticoat Parlor

Saturday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
Layout   Mixed Media  
_Road Trip

Join us for a fun-filled hour creating a four-page layout to record your vacation memories. You will be using our great laser cuts combined with other materials. We will show you different techniques using Gelatos to add dimension to cardstock and to color our wood miniatures. You will learn different ways to lay out your scrapbook pages so they don't all look the same! All materials will be provided; just 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 12 x 12" 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. How to use liquid glue without getting it everywhere!

Scrapping in a Flash
Sponsored by: A to Z Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian
Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
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!

Selfies, Selfies, Selfies
Sponsored by: Bella Blvd

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Saturday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
Layout   Mixed Media  
_Selfies, Selfies, Selfies

Bella Blvd at its finest! Three Bella Blvd collections have come together to create a SPLASH! Come play along with us to create three one-page layouts that are overflowing with Bella Blvd product. You will discover Clear Cuts and Invisibles - two hot products that create loads of character on your pages. Play along with us and make amazing layouts that will turn heads!


What products will be highlighted: Bella Blvd paper, Clear Cuts, Invisibles, DooDads, Enamels and more.

What will I learn or complete: Three one-page layouts.

What do I need to bring: Paper trimmer, fussy-cutting scissors, and wet and dry adhesive (wet adhesive needs to dry clear).

What techniques will I learn or use: Layering transparencies, inking, eye-popping embellishment placing, creating great titles and more.

Sparkling Poinsettia Card Class
Sponsored by: Heartfelt Creations

Friday & Saturday |

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: Latex gloves, 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 |

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

Type of Workshop:
_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 Scrapbooking

Instructor: Vivian Millet
Friday & Saturday |

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: Aqua, Baja Blue, 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.

Tag Along! Acrylic Tags and Acrylic Box
Sponsored by: Clear Scraps

Instructor: Susan Frase
Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
Card Making   Home Decor   Mixed Media   Stamping  
_Tag Along! Acrylic Tags and Acrylic Box

Technique-driven acrylic class. Come learn different ways to work with acrylic. Alcohol ink, stamp, stencil, embellish, and paint are just a few of the many ways you will play with acrylic. Then you will learn how to complete an acrylic tag box to store your acrylic tags. Want to learn some great techniques? Then this is the class for you!


What products will be highlighted: Heavy technique-driven class, alcohol inks, paints, stencils, embossing and embellishing.

What will I learn or complete: Several large acrylic tags and an acrylic tag box.

What do I need to bring: Scissors, must have solvent based adhesive (Zip Dry or 3 N 1 both from Beacon), brown distressing ink (optional), and mini glue dots.

What techniques will I learn or use: Heavy technique driven class, alcohol inks, paints, stencils, embossing, and embellishing.

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

Friday & Saturday |

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 by Echo Park
Sponsored by: Echo Park Paper Co.

Instructor: Nicole Petersen
Friday Only |

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

Type of Workshop:
Layout   Mixed Media  
_The Story of Family by Echo Park

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, dreams, or blessing) 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 vendor floor. Your kit will contain: 14 sheets of paper from The Story of Family paper collection by Echo Park, cardstock, a custom die, 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 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 |

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 |

1 Hour Workshop
$34.00 Pre-Order
$36.00 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 |

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.