Five Virtual Make-and-Takes!

Lain Ehmann, Jennifer Wilson, Jodie McNally, Kerry Bradford and Cleetus McDuffy lead you through five different paper crafting projects.

Blending Secrets: Seamless Digital Blending

Digital scrapbookers are well-known for blending large photos into their page backgrounds. You can’t tell where the photo ends and the paper begins! Wondering how you can build inspired, expressive, and jaw-dropping blended layouts too? Join digital scrapbook instructor Tiffany Tillman in creating one-of-a-kind digital or hybrid scrapbook pages using Photoshop Element’s versatile array of blending tools.

Scrapping Green: Sustainable crafting

Yes, you CAN incorporate eco-friendly principles into your papercrafting. Find out how you can turn yesterday’s scrapbook supplies into a variety of crafty projects, including quick and easy scrapbooking embellishments, decor items, and more! Susan will show you fun ways to recognize recyclable materials that can be used in your projects. Learn easy ways to salvage and clean materials to get them ready to craft with. Green is the word!

The Perfect Collection: Using your favorite collection pack to the very last scrap

Do you pick your papers by the sheet or by the pack? If you’re a collector who loves to have the full collection, this class will help you make meaningful pages from your favorite collection pack, right to the very last scrap. If you’ve never wanted to touch a collection pack before, Shimelle might just make you change your mind, as she takes you through her steps for creating a full album of stories with just one collection of papers. Part design, part technique and part written reflection, this class will keep you creating without letting repeated papers take away the lustre.

Designing with Symbols and Imagery

You probably wouldn’t have guessed that a topic as abstract as designing with symbols and imagery would help you in those very concrete and basic areas. But it will and Noell will show you how! You’ll also find that your scrapbooking choices are more deliberate, intuitive, and rewarding! There are more ways to tell a story than with just words, and symbols are a fun way to communicate at a deeper level. They can also make it easier to scrapbook!

More Stamping on Scrapbook Layouts

Nichol will share even more ideas for making the most of your stamps and all-new ideas for incorporating your stamps on your scrapbook layouts. This class will feature a minimum of ten brand new stamped scrapbook layouts (double the amount of projects from True Scrap 2!) showcasing all new tips, tricks and techniques for implementing stamping into every aspect of your memory keeping. This class will include a handy pdf handout with supply list for easy reference!

Flower Frenzy

Floral accents are the centre of so many scrapbook layouts these days, from cute little flowers to dazzling blooms; they add that little bit of gorgeous to every layout they adorn. Whether it’s using pre-made flowers or making your own little floral creations, Nic has long loved to include them on her pages. Join Nic as she reveals some of her favorite floral techniques, demonstrates several different ways to make homemade floral accents and then brings her ideas together in a project you’ll love. We’ll take a little inspiration, add a some easy step-by steps, include some gorgeous examples and bring it all together in a video presentation and handout that will have you inspired for months to come!

Finish What You Start: Project planning and completion, step by step

Did you start scrapbooking with dreams of rows of finished album? Is the reality more like a cupboard of unfinished objects (UFOs)? In Finish What You Start, Melissa will show you how you can actually finish a project, and get the results you want by focusing on what motivates you in your scrapbooking.

Just Get It On the Page! Finally scrapbooking those photos and stories you’ve had lying around forever

You know the photos…the ones you keep putting off scrapbooking. The ones that have a great memory attached but are lousy pictures. The ones where you really don’t remember what was happening in them. The single photo of your kid pulling a wagon at age 2…or was it 3? The special photos you are “saving” for the perfect page. The thoughts and moments you want to capture but you do not even have a picture to go with them. The time is now and our mantra is simple: Just get it on the page! Together with her students, Kelli will create a system, ideas, and journaling prompts for getting these moments safely on a page.

When the Lights are Low: Low-Light Photography

Tired of blurry photos with unidentifiable subjects every time the lights are low? Do you avoid taking your camera out of the bag after sunset, missing your kids’ events and special family get togethers? Photographer, teacher, author, and mom Katrina Kennedy will show you how to get better results in low light situations without using your flash AND without buying more equipment. It’s not too late to save your memories when the lights are low!

Beyond the Box: Creative ways to add journaling to your pages

“Beyond the Box” is a fresh approach to journaling! We will focus on journaling design with a purpose. Going beyond the typical journaling block, this class helps you think “outside of the box” and create dynamic journaling design elements that support the look and feel of your layouts. We will create three layouts in which the journaling becomes a primary focal point of the page. Helpful hints and step-by-step instructions are included for each project. Additional ideas for journaling design are also included in the full color, instructional PDF to help eliminate your journaling block and spark your creativity!

Jumpstart Your Art: What to do when you’re just not feeling it

Do you ever go into your creative space to make a layout and hear crickets in the background because you just don’t where to start? It feels like creative paralysis – the mojo has left the building. We’ve all been there! Gretchen’s got some fun projects, creative ideas, and tips to help get you back on track when you’re just not feeling it. She’ll provide plenty of examples to help you jumpstart your creativity and get back into the scrapbooking groove in no time.

Mixed Media Home Accents

Want to learn how to incorporate the latest in mixed media technique trends into home decor? Come join Erin Bassett as she shows you how to create creative crafty projects for your home or office! We’ll be making things from wall art to refrigerator magnets that will be perfect for your own home or to give away as gifts.

Pack Your Bags Cricut Mini-Album

Calling all Cricuts! We are going to use the Pack your Bag cartridge and a collection of your favorite papers and vacation memories to create a fun Mini Travel Album. This class will help you take your Cricut cutting to a new level. We will learn to speak “Cricut” while we explore sizing and layering our images to complete our own Mini Travel Album.

Artsy Effects for Hybrid Pages

Whether you’re a digi darling, a hybrid lover, or Photoshop baby, you’ll love this class on artsy photo techniques! Digital scrapbooking expert Anna Apsnes will demonstrate four artsy photo editing and embellishment techniques, including creating dreamy photo effects, enhancing a photo with color overlay, creating a photo flare, and using brushes to embellish a photo. Your transformed images can be incorporated into a variety of digital or paper projects.

Your Social Story

We live in a digital world where social media is not just a tool – but a lifestyle! Join Social Media maven, Monica Bradford, as she helps you take your digital world and turn it into something glitterific, using sparks and prompts from your social media streams to create a trendy and eye-catching minibook! Even if glitter isn’t your thing – this class will have something for everyone with variations of the project. Each element in the class can be used in the mini-book featured or in traditional layouts.