From Paper to Petals: Mixed Media Paper Flowers + PJ Party from True Scrap 7

Flowers are one trend that NEVER goes out of style! Whether you’re looking to lend a bit of feminine grace to your layout, or to bring a dash of bold color to a page, the perfect flower is right there in your stash! Join the Crafty Chica, author, designer, and all-around artsy gal Kathy Cano-Murillo to learn how to take 2D papers and turn them into beautiful, fluffy, flowers in all their 3D glory! You’ll see how using markers, pencils & watercolors will add even more dimension, interest, and fancy flair to your creations. Finally, Kathy will take you on a journey beyond your stash to see how to curate supplies from unusual places to use in your scrapbooks, mixed media projects and so much more.

Your purchase includes a 13-minute “Project Only” video, the full, 69-minute “Like You Were There” PJ Party replay including chat and Q&A, and a chat transcript.

More IS Better: Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Adding More Photos to Your Layouts

• Do you find yourself staring at a pile of photos, wondering how in the world you’re ever going to get them all scrapbooked?
• Is your hard drive full with photos you’ve completely forgotten about?
• Do you constantly feel “behind” in your scrapbooking?

If you answered “Yes” to one or more of these questions, “More IS Better: Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Adding More Photos to Your Layouts” is for you. Join longtime scrapbook industry pro and Simple Stories marketing director Layle Koncar to learn tons of creative ideas for adding more photos to your layouts. Using the lessons you’ll learn in Layle’s class, your unscrapped photo pile will be dwindling down in no time!

Your purchase includes a 31-minute “Project Only” video, the full, 57-minute “Like You Were There” replay including chat and Q&A, and the chat transcript.

Patterned Papers by YOU

Most scrapbookers have a love affair with patterned paper, but we’re always in search of that perfect match. Search no more! In “Patterned Papers by YOU,” mixed-media artist and uber-popular teacher and author Julie Fei-Fan Balzer will walk you through several surprisingly easy techniques for creating your own coordinated collection of patterned papers using paint, stencils, and stamps. Then you’ll learn how to use that collection of personal patterned papers to create two vibrant mixed media scrapbook pages. Get ready to be blown away by how simple it is to use clean and basic page design to make your unique handmade papers shine!

Your purchase includes a 30-minute “Project Only” video, the full, 60-minute “Like You Were There” replay including chat and Q&A, and the chat transcript.

Make and Takes – True Scrap 6

Enjoy these short project-based videos and craft along with Becki Adams and Alice Boll. Becki will lead you through a super-cute and super-easy Halloween mini-album, step-by-step, and you’ll end up with an adorable project you can give as a gift or adapt for different holidays and themes. Let Alice teach you how to add a fun interactive element on your scrapbook pages that will wow your family – and yourself!

Your purchase includes two, 23-minute “Project Only” videos, as well as the full, 92-minute “Like You Were There” Virtual PJ Party replay including chat, and a chat transcript.

From Pocket to Page: Pocket Cards for 12×12 Layouts

Join “traditional” scrapbooker Nichol Magouirk as she shows you how to take pocket scrapbooking style cards and use them in fresh, fun and creative ways on traditional layouts in her class, “Pocket Style Cards for 12×12 Layouts.” Learn tips and tricks for creating everything from pages entirely made up of pocket style cards to inventive ways to crop, cut and embellish these pocket-style cards to make them your own. If you love the look of pocket cards but aren’t a pocket scrapbooker, this class is for you. And if you are an experienced pocket scrapbooker who likes to dabble in all styles of scrapbooking you will still find plenty of inspiring ideas, no matter what method of memory keeping you prefer. Be prepared to look at pocket cards in a whole new way!

Your purchase includes a 32-minute “Project Only” video, the full, 62-minute “Like You Were There” replay including chat and Q&A, a project handout, and the chat transcript.

Flip It, Score It, Make It, Shake It!: Innovative, Interactive Mini Book Techniques

From flips that lift and tabs that pull to peek-a-boos and see-throughs, mini books can open up a whole new world when it comes to innovative elements for your reader to interact with. Join Layle Koncar in this “Flip It, Score It, Make It, Shake It!: Innovative, Interactive Mini Book Techniques” class as she shares 12 of her favorite interactive techniques for spicing up your mini books, many of which can also be incorporated into your traditional and pocket page scrapbooking projects!

Your purchase includes a 34-minute “Project Only” video, the full, 56-minute “Like You Were There” replay including chat and Q&A, and the chat transcript.

Small Details, Big Picture

Are you trying to figure out what you’ll put in your Project Life album, and what you’ll scrapbook traditionally? Do you ever feel like you’re neglecting one for the other? Or maybe that decision of what goes where actually locks you up and prevents you from moving forward at all. In “Small Details, Big Picture” we’ll tackle a whole month of life and stories, looking at a process for noticing the small details and the big picture, and sharing them both with a heathy balance of Project Life, themed story-album documenting, and traditional scrapbooking.

Your purchase includes a 32-minute “Project Only” video, the full, 62-minute “Like You Were There” replay including chat and Q&A, and the chat transcript.

Saw This, Made That: Bringing Ideas to Life

Do you an affinity for Pinterest? Are you always dog-earing pages in magazines to come back to later? Are you inspired by things you see? What do you do with that inspiration? In “Saw This, Made That,” Kelli Crowe will show you how to take elements of home decor, clothing and other crafts you see and like and use them as inspiration for scrapbook pages.

Your purchase includes a 32-minute “Project Only” video, the full, 57-minute “Like You Were There” replay including chat and Q&A, and the chat transcript.

Go for the Gold: Using Metallics for Maximum Impact – Technique Tuesday

Gold is a hot trend in fashion, home décor, and papercrafting too. In this “Go for the Gold: Using Metallics for Maximum Impact” from Technique Tuesday founder Bev Grey, you’ll explore ways of adding gold in both big and small doses to your stamped images and papercraft projects. Bev will show you how to add little pops of gold to make any project extra-classy, from including a glimmer of gold for a little contrast, to getting sassy with big, bold, gold stripes. From modern elegance to ultra-hip, the gold techniques you’ll learn are mind blowingly fabulous, yet easy to do. You’ll be ready to go for the gold on your next project.

With your purchase you’ll receive two videos: A 42-minute project-only video, and a 64-minute “Like You Were There” replay, including chat and Q&A.

Today only $14.95.

To Infinity and Beyond! Out-of-This-World Uses for Your Supplies

Are you a stamper? Cardmaker? Scrapbooker? All of the above? Whatever your crafting pleasure, we’ve got one thing in common: Our awesome supplies! In “To Infinity and Beyond! Out-of-This-World Uses for Stamps and Crafting Supplies,” Shari Carroll of Simon Says Stamp is boldly taking us where no crafter has gone before. In this class, you’ll explore the endless possibilities using your crafting supplies and tools in new and different ways to create super-cool DIY projects. Ignite your booster rockets and prepare to lift off!

With your purchase you’ll receive two videos: A 30-minute project-only video, and a 56-minute “Like You Were There” replay, including chat and Q&A.

Today only $14.95.

Dare to Be 3D: Adding Dimension to Your Stamped Projects – Raisin Boat

One of the easiest ways to add polish and to your papercrafting projects is by adding dimension. But forget the wonky glasses! In “Dare to be 3D: Adding Dimension to Your Stamped Projects,” Raisn Boat’s Bobbi Lemanski and Kim Ziehr will teach you how to take your projects from one-dimension to three-dimension in minutes! In this “in-depth” look, explore ways of making your projects literally stand out by combining stamped designs with boxes, bottles, coasters and more to create one-of-a-kind, 3D gifts and greetings.

With your purchase you’ll receive two videos: A 34-minute project-only video, and a 57-minute “Like You Were There” replay, including chat and Q&A.

Today only $14.95.

Tiny Treasures: Little Stamps, BIG Results! – Paper Smooches

Mini stamp sets are adorable, cost-effective, and fun – but they can be tough to use! Let the amazing Laura Bassen for Paper Smooches teach you how to highlight those tiny treasures so they’re shown off to their best advantage. In “Tiny Treasures: Little Stamps, BIG Results,” you’ll learn lots of fun ways to use these wee gems on paper crafts, gifts and party ensembles, so you get BIG results, no matter how small the stamp! We’ll show you eye-catching and creative ways to stretch your little stamp sets even further than you imagined.

With your purchase you’ll receive two videos: A 30-minute project-only video, and a 50-minute “Like You Were There” replay, including chat and Q&A.

Today only $14.95.

Making a Scene: Using Stamps and Die Cuts Together to Create a Scene – Mama Elephant

Make a scene with Nichol Magouirk of Mama Elephant! Using the same supplies, join Nichol as she tackles two different styles of creating the perfect scene with stamps and die cuts. She’ll show you how easy it is to create a clean and simple scene in a card that packs a punch or step it up a notch with intricate layers and details that will surely make your jaws drop!

With your purchase you’ll receive two videos: A 40-minute project-only video, and a 60-minute “Like You Were There” replay, including chat and Q&A.

Today only $14.95.

Wrap It Up: Adding Stamped Elements to Your Gift Packaging – Lawn Fawn

Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, or anniversary, have your gift recipient saying “WOW!” before she even opens the package. First impressions count, so let’s have some fun adding stamped elements to your gifts. Join Kelly Marie Alvarez and Chari Moss from Lawn Fawn in “Wrap It Up: Adding Stamped Elements to Your Gift Packaging” and learn how to use stamps to create adorable gift packaging so cute and clever they won’t want to throw it away!

With your purchase you’ll receive two videos: A 32-minute project-only video, and a 50-minute “Like You Were There” replay, including chat and Q&A.

Today only $14.95.

Cross-Ology: Art and Heart for the Home

Donna Salazar brings faith and home decor together in her “Cross-ology” class. Donna as well as some of her friends and family have joined in the “Cross Wall Craze”. If you’ve recently visited any of the home decor outlets you may have seen a HUGE selection of home decor crosses. Filling a wall with even the most inexpensive of these crosses could cause you to break the bank. This class is jam packed with ideas and inspiration for making some of your own crosses for a fraction of the cost… and creating some of these crosses to hang on your walls will give you an artistic way to display your faith. Donna will show you several different types and styles of home decor crosses with step by step instructions on how to make a few of them. These crosses range from the “super simple make in 5 minutes” type to more elaborate crosses that can take you a couple of hours. You won’t want to miss this inspirational and technique filled class.

The Art of Being Human: A Creative Exploration of Our Basic Being and Purpose

In this class, Liz Hicks will take you on a creative exploration as you design a beautiful textured canvas full of mixed media and art techniques. This canvas will act as a truth statement of who you are to the core, using biblical verses or inspirational quotes to support your personal theme. “The Art of Being Human” will explore both sides of the creation equation: the beauty and fun of craft supplies, fine art materials and techniques, as well as the deep questions of who we are at the core and how we can help to identify our purpose and approach in this world. If you yearn to begin your faith journey in purpose and learn ways to connect with others in a warm, earnest and heartfelt way, then this class is perfect for you. You will explore your purpose as you create a work of art steeped in love, vulnerability, compassion and trust.


Words to Live By: A Handmade Art Journal

If you’ve been longing for a way to express your faith in full-color mixed-media, you’re going to love “Words to Live By: A Handmade Art Journal” by Andrea Chebeleu. In this workshop you will create from scratch a 6×6 art journal filled with lovely layers of acrylic color and patterns, and then you’ll learn five different ways to get color on your page using a variety of mark-making tools. Finally, you’ll get into the really important part…the words! Andrea will teach a a virtual toolbox of techniques, each of which can be mixed and matched to fashion totally unique pages filled with your favorite words of wisdom, such as favorite scriptures or inspiring quotes. Art journaling newbies, never fear! Let Andrea teach you how simple and foolproof coloring and lettering techniques can be when you keep just a few guidelines.

Hope Notes: Creating and Sharing Messages of Faith

Sometimes, all we need is a little reminder of hope to change our entire outlook. Simple ways to create notes of hope to encourage each other is exactly what Stephanie Ackerman’s class is all about! Using cardstock, paint, paper stitching and encouraging word artwork created by Stephanie exclusively for this class only, you’ll learn to create little cards to keep for ourselves and share with others. You’ll see just how easy – and inspiring – it is to create and offer small messages of faith.

Ribbons and Lace: From Glam to Grunge

Think ribbons and lace mean dainty and girly, best suited for Little House on the Prairie and bridal gowns? Think again! Mixed media artist Donna Salazar is the queen of texture and transformation, and in this one-hour video class, she’s going to show you how to take some of your favorite fibers and take them from glam to grunge. A talented artist and teacher, Donna will demonstrate easy and fun ways to grunge up “girlie” embellishments to make an edgy, modern statement on your cards, layouts, and mixed media projects. Let out your inner rock goddess and check out this informative, entertaining, action-packed class.

Euphoric Ephemera: Adding Bits, Bobbles, and Treasures to Your Papercrafting Projects

Are you up for adding fantastic flowers to an altered journal? Or maybe you want to embellish a tag with receipts, paper bits, and some positively perfect ribbon? Or what about turning a card from drab to fab with vintage findings galore? Adding 3D elements and ephemera can stifle even the most brave-hearted of papercrafters. But never fear, the empress of ephemera, Tammy Tutterow, is here! In this one-hour video class, she will show you how to add luscious dimension, texture, and treasures to your cards, tags, and altered projects.

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

  • Where to find vintage and modern treasures
  • How to incorporate them into your projects
  • Ways to alter your treasures for a custom look
  • How to adhere them so they won’t end up on the craft room floor
  • …And more!

Tammy will demonstrate some of her favorite methods for using her little bits and bobs, show off gorgeous projects, and include more suggestions for using and storing her goodies. You won’t want to miss this interactive, inspiring session.

9 to 5: Creative Crafting with Office Supplies

Scrapbooking and office supplies go hand-in-hand. And in this one-hour video class with scrapbook superhero and self-proclaimed office supply addict Lain Ehmann (that’s me!), you’ll learn how to use those oh-so-cute pens, papers, and tools in your crafting! From art journals to traditional scrapbook layouts, Lain’s got ideas to stoke your crafting fire and put supplies you already have to new and unique uses.

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

  • What products to look for at your favorite office supply store
  • How you can save money and follow the latest trends with office supplies
  • New looks for old supplies
  • Three separate project ideas with a multitude of applications
  • And more!

Let’s spend an hour together laughing and learning. You’ll get the full webinar replay, the project video, Q&A recording, and chat… hooray!

6×6 Pads for 12×12 Pages

We know you’ve been hoarding those adorable and oh-so-affordable 6×6 paper pads. They are so cute and inexpensive, but what do we do with them besides admiring them? Well, we’ll help you! In this video class with YouTube scrapbooking sensation Lisa Echerd, you’ll learn how to stop hoarding and start using those pads on your traditional scrapbooking pages.

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

  • How to choose the best pads for your scrapbook pages
  • How to use die-cuts to make your investment go even further
  • When to use whole sheets or partial sheets
  • Tips on how to leverage these little gems to get an abundance of pattern choices
  • And more!

Spend an hour with Lisa and me, and you’ll be ready to use up those 6×6 paper pads!

Washi Wahoo Too

Addicted to washi tape but not sure how to use it? Or maybe you’re in love with the sticky stuff and want to learn MORE ways to put your favorite trend to good use. In either case, washi guru Monica Bradford has some creative tips up her sleeve. In this video scrapinar, Monica will wow you with her prowess as she wrangles her washi and makes it do her bidding. You’ll never look at washi the same way again!

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

  • ALL NEW tips and techniques for using washi tape on your projects
  • How to incorporate popular trends using washi
  • How to create your own washi tape
  • Storage ideas for your rolls
  • And more!

Spend an hour with Monica Bradford and me, and you’ll be ready to holler “Washi Wahoo!”

Get Your Stitch On

Love the look of stitching on scrapbooking and papercrafting projects, but have no idea how to make it work? Well, Jennifer Larson has the secrets — and she’s going to spill – on video!

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

  • How to prep your project…
  • What kinds of needles and threads work best…
  • How to stitch without wrecking your sewing machine…
  • How to make sure your stitches stay put!
  • And more!

Spend an hour with Jennifer Larson, and you’ll be ready to add texture, whimsy and FUN to your pages, cards, and other papercrafting projects.

Washi Tape Wahoo

Learn dozens of ways to use the hottest trend in papercrafting: WASHI! In this 60-minute video class, experienced scrapbook instructor and True Scrap teacher Monica Bradford will demonstrate:

 Why washi tape is sweeping the scrapbooking world

 How to use washi to embellish tags, cards, and scrapbook layouts

 How to combine washi with other products for the best effect

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!

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!

Your Memory File: A New Approach to Scrapbooking

Vintage Chic meets Primrose PINK! Pretty places to pack your memories! Memory Files have CHANGED everything about scrapbooking for veteran scrapper Heidi Swapp, completely re-igniting her passion and enthusiasm for memory keeping! She wants to share with you her philosophy and ideas for making the most of your time and creativity, and money, as you document the most precious parts of your life! Heidi will be sharing with you a HOW TO for making a memory file with tons of interactive bits and pieces on the inside…using her NEW Color Shine and Vintage Chic collections or items from your own stash. You will make something that you will forever treasure!

Stretch Your Sketch: Take Creative Control of Your Scrapbook Sketches

It’s time to take creative control of those sketches and make them work for you. Join Gretchen Schmidt as she shows you how to adapt several sketches into different sizes of scrapbooking layouts, cards, and even a mini-album! Spend more time scrapbooking and less time trying to figure out what goes where. Learn how to make multiple layouts from one sketch like a pro and get those layouts done.

The Art of Layering: Tips & Tricks for Creating Dimensional Scrapbook Layouts

Adding layers to your scrapbook pages doesn’t have to mean unnecessary bulk in your albums. In the “Art of Layering” Nichol Magouirk will focus on design tips and tricks for adding dimension and interest to your scrapbook layouts through the addition of creative layers.

Some of the techniques we will discuss are ideas for successfully mixing and matching patterned papers, mass-producing often used die cut elements for ease of use, combining custom die cut pieces with pre-made product like stickers and stamping, how to add those perfect finishing touches with just the right embellishments and how to machine stitch layers on your layout and more.

This jam-packed class will showcase eight brand new layouts plus additional ideas and helpful hints, tips for building your own scrap stash for easy layering (or using the things you already have), complete supply lists for each project and step-by-step instructions in the accompanying full color PDF handout. Let’s take layering to the next level!

Tag! You’re It! Using Tags as Canvases for Inspiration, Experimentation, and Play

Tags are so versatile! They are quick, easy, they are the perfect size for technique experimenting and the result can be used in so many ways! Join Nic Howard as she uses papers, chipboard, stamps, photos, paints and a whole lot of other cool stuff from her stash to create mini masterpieces that will inspire and motivate.

Each tag is designed to inspire in a different way and teach techniques you can apply to your own projects at home. Whether you are a scrapbooker, a card maker, dabble in mixed media art or just want to play with awesome technique, this class is perfect for you – creating tags and learning how to use them in your projects, what could be more fun?!

The Boys Are Back in Town: Making Manly & Masculine Layouts

Learn the secrets of masculine-centered scrapbooking! Whether you’re memory keeping for toddlers, teens or the special man in your life, this class focuses on the ins and outs of selecting patterns, textures and products for your layouts. Masculine design provides a fresh approach to storytelling!

This comprehensive course with Jennifer Gallacher covers both thematic and emotional scrapbooking for boys and men. The tutorial focuses on the planning process and the completion of two start-to-finish layouts. Instructional materials include the process and philosophy of masculine scrapbooking, as well as, showcase both the two video projects and three BONUS projects. Additional inspiration and ideas are also provided!

Dirty Fingers, Clean Design: Messy Techniques with Clean and Simple Results

Grab your paints and inks and get ready to play!  Even if you’re more of a clean and simple scrapper, there are tons of fun ways to splash around with paint and ink while creating scrapbook pages that will fit your style. Join Julie Fei-Fan Balzer and get prepared to get down and dirty as you learn to incorporate splashy techniques into your scrapbooks, whatever your style.

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.

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.