The Simple Things: A Creative Journal

Heidi says, “Seeking balance in my crazy life feels like the impossible! But I have learned a few things along the way that seem to help, and bring peace and clarity amid all the storms and chasms! For me, it’s taking time to notice, appreciate and enjoy the simple things and little miracles that make each day wonderful and something to celebrate.”

In this class we will take the time to create a little book for capturing those perfect little things that make everything else worth it. Heidi will be teaching some of her very favorite stenciling/misting/”pretty stuff” techniques that will allow you to make your album unique to you and simply beautiful! But that’s not all… she’s also going to supply you with 30 days of prompts and reflections to add to your book, along with little pictures and reminders of the good stuff. Get ready to see her NEW Color Shine sprays and Mixed Company collection in action!

$12.95 for this video class.

Four Stencils, Four Ways

Stencils are a popular and versatile tool for today’s scrapbooker, art journaler, card-maker, or mixed media artist. In this session, we will explore just how versatile these tools are by using four fun mediums: embossing powder, mist or spray ink, ink applied with a blending tool, and modeling paste. Join Doris as she creates custom backgrounds for pages and projects with artistic flair.

$12.95 for this video class.

Ribbons and Bows

Most crafters have accumulated more ribbon than we think we can possibly use. And though we love our ric-rac, tulle, sateen, organza, and grosgrain, many of us still struggle with tying that perfect bow! That’s why we’ve asked bow-dacious Windy Robinson to share her bow-nty of ribbon and bow tips and tricks. She’ll cover topics like easily making beautiful bows, choosing the best ribbon for your projects, and incorporating ribbon you have in your stash into your next paper crafting, scrapbooking or mixed media project.

This class will feature detailed instruction on how to create six different bows and show you three brand new projects that give you additional ideas beyond bow making for using ribbon on your projects. Helpful hints, step-by-step instructions, and complete supply lists for projects are included in a full color PDF handout. It’s a ribbon bow-nanza!

$12.95 for this video class.

From Pixels to Paper and Back

Digital scrapbookers can’t learn anything from their paper-based counterparts, and vice-versa, right? WRONG! In this boundary-breaking class, let Traci and Lain show you that whether you are “preferentially paper,” “definitely digi,” or “happily hybrid,” inspiration comes from many sources, and creativity knows no bounds. These ladies will challenge each other to convert pixels to paper and back, all the while incorporating fun paper, digi, and hybrid techniques.
$12.95 for this video class.

Stamp It Up a Notch

Do you see the current stamping, mixed media and art journal ideas and techniques and want to try them on your scrapbook pages but don’t know where to start or how to use these concepts in a way that works for us traditional scrapbookers? Join Nichol Magouirk in “Stamp It Up A Notch” where she will teach you how to incorporate the latest and greatest mixed media trends (think gesso, paper dolls, gelatos, ink splatters, watercoloring and more!) for your traditional scrapbook page layouts. She’ll help you keep true to your memory-keeping while playing with some of the hottest products and techniques around.

$12.95 for this video class.

Memory Minutes: Documenting Your Stories in Bite-Sized Chunks

Not all memories are big, two-page, 12×12-scrapbook kind of moments. Some are just quick snaps from your phone or small bits of ephemera and mementos. So what do you do when the memories are big in your heart but the page content is small? Tammy has the answer! In “Memory Minutes,” she’ll show you ways to preserve those memories in quick mini formats that are great alternatives to traditional, full-page scrapbooking. You can incorporate your Memory Minutes projects into larger pages or keep them as a fun alternative memory project. Either way, you’ll love the quick ideas and techniques for remembering these fun little glimpses of your life.

$12.95 for this video class.

Pick a Card, Any Card: Using 3×4 and 4×6 Cards on Your Pages

With the increasing popularity of Pocket Page scrapbooking, there’s a plethora of AMAZING 3×4 and 4×6 cards available from a wide variety of manufacturers. Not quite sold on the Pocket Page scrapbooking trend, but love the card designs you’re seeing? Stumped on how you can incorporate these cards, typically designed to fit into divided page protectors, into your traditional 12×12 scrapbooking?

No worries, help is here! In “Pick a Card, Any Card”, Layle Koncar will share with you various ideas, tips and tricks for using these cards in your traditional 12×12 scrapbook layouts, as well as in other paper crafting projects.

This class is chock-full of content, including nine different ideas and project examples for bridging the gap between 12×12 layouts and Pocket Page scrapbooking. Join Layle to dispel the magic when it comes to creating with 3×4 and 4×6 cards!

$12.95 for this video class.

The Art of the Everyday: As Seen Through Your Camera Lens

Whether you’re in the garden, at the park, or in your own kitchen, wherever you stand there are photo opportunities. But if you’re stuck when it comes to capturing those everyday visual details in a compelling way, let Katrina help! In “The Art of The Everyday” we’ll explore seven ways to make the photos of your life move from snapshots to art. Nobody melds the technical with the creative in language you understand like Katrina can. Be ready to change the way you see your world!

$12.95 for this video class.

Design Your Story with Bits and Pieces

Want a fun layout concept that will make your leftovers and scraps look freaking awesome? In this class Noell will teach you how to create some very different pages with this one concept. It’s an idea you’ll be able to use over and over, and people will just think you make tons of fun and energetic pages with lots of movement and visual interest — which, of course, will be true. Get ready to breathe new life into your leftovers!

$12.95 for this video class.

From Your Phone to Your Wall: Using Instagram Photos for Canvas Art

The average smart phone owner takes 63 Instagram photos a week (we made that up, but it sounds good!). But while it’s fun to share those photos online, wouldn’t it be even better to create a custom work of art from your own images? We thought so!

In this class, Stephenie will demonstrate techniques to create photo canvases at home using a few different techniques, from decoupage to photo transfer to mixed media and more. The result will be an art canvas perfect for decorating your home or giving as a gift. In fact, you’ll love these fun, easy, and impressive techniques so much, you’ll sure to find a million uses!

$12.95 for this video class.

Memory-Keeping with Stamps, Dies, and Punches – Oh My!

If you are looking for ways to make cool accents and journaling cards to fit your unique style, the search is over! In this class Bev Grey will teach you fresh techniques for using your stamps, steel dies, punches and digital die cutting machines. Whether you’re a newbie or a paper crafting whiz, a traditional scrapbooker or pocket page documenter, you’re sure to pick up some new techniques for your next memory keeping project!

$12.95 for this video class.

Double the Pleasure, Double the Fun: Creating Two-Page Layouts

Looking for ways to document your memories across a double-page spread? Tired of only having one-page designs to choose from? Designer Jen Gallacher shares her tips and tricks for designing and creating two-page layouts in a method that’s both rewarding and fun.
In this course, Jen walks you through her planning and design process including how to use a one page design to fit two pages, as well as, how to stretch supplies to fit two pages. She then completes an entire double-page layout from start-to-finish. Additional samples are included both in her instructional video and full-color course instruction booklet.

$12.95 for this video class.

Greatest Hits: The Music of Your Life

We often associate music with major life events, whether it’s the latest top-40 countdown you boogied to at the high school dance, the Sinatra ballad for your first dance on your wedding day, or the “Hush, Little Baby” lullaby you sang to your newborn… Music is linked to our emotions and our memories, so why not use these precious bits of your past in our scrapbooking? Monica will lead you through the creation of a scrapbook where music sets the stage, from journaling to titles to design. She’ll also show you ninja tricks for actually adding the music right IN your album. $12.95 for this video class.

You Can’t Do That… Or Can You? Playing with Photos

You can’t do that with photos! Or can you? This class breaks all the rules and explores new ways of playing with photos on your layouts. We’ll ink photos, get out our punches and die-cuts, scratch up our pictures for an artistic look, stamp and even write and doodle right on our prints. Tracy will also share some layouts that use the altered photos. BONUS: You’ll get two EXCLUSIVE process videos showing the creation of two layouts from start to finish, based on the class information. Get ready to break some rules! $12.95 for this video class.

Project Miscellany: Playing with Paints, Paper, Stamps, Stitches and More

If it’s been a while since you’ve grabbed your favorite supplies and just PLAYED, then you NEED this workshop! We’ll use a mixed of supplies like acrylic paints, Gelli Plate printed papers, stitches and stamps to create wildly creative one of a kind 3×4″ journaling and decorative cards to use in the traditional pocket scrapbook format or in something a little more simple yet just as effective. Whatever your style, you’ll have some beautiful, unique keepsakes to help you document the miscellany of your life! $12.95 for this video class.