Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Jen Starr to teach classes at Scraptopia

We welcome Jen Starr, who will be teaching classes at Scraptopia on Monday, September 24.

Jen Starr is a fully Certified and Ranger Recognized Instructor.  She was the 2007-2008 Design Team Coordinator for Ranger Industries and continues to teach and do private design work for them.  She enjoys being a Golden Ambassador for Tattered Angels and has recently designed the color palette for the 2012 Spring and Summer Limited Edition Glimmer Mist.  As a Mixed Media Artist with a fine art background there are many companies and products that inspire Jen and she is an endorsed educator and works closely with many of them such as Ten Second Studio, Canvas Corp, 7Gypsies, Stampers Anonymous, Faber Castell, Basic Grey and Prima, just to name a few..  Jen has designed several signature product lines and her projects have been featured in many publications in the US and Europe including the “Ink Essentials” book.

You can read more about Jen on her Blog or on her Facebook Page.

We hope you can attend one, or both of the classes that Jen will will be teaching!  Please call the store to sign up.  580-310-9787

Life is Beautiful Gate Book $38 

Monday, September 24
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

In this class you will learn some creative mixed media techniques to help make your projects as beautiful as your life! We’ll be working with die cut elements from both Tim Holtz and Memory Box, Distress Inks (including the limited edition colors), Gesso, Crafter’s Workshop Templates from the fabulous Dyan Reavely and some of my favorite Glimmer Mist colors in this year’s Spring/Summer Limited editions that I designed for Tattered many more fun things will be incorporated throughout the book. This is an 8x9” chipboard gate book with flipping and folding interactive pages inside...SO much fun!! Focus will be on inky techniques and book construction.

**Please bring to class: scoring tool for folds, a heat gun if you have one, strong adhesive such as Glossy Accents or red tape, scissors, roll of paper towels

**Please NOTE: title is not included so you will be able to make it any theme you want.

Ink Bootcamp ($50)

Monday, September 24

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

This workshop will give you a basic training on a variety of different types of inks and embossing powders. You'll learn what they are, what they do, what surfaces they work best on and how to choose the right ink for your projects. Working mainly with Ranger product lines you'll explore the differences between inks such as dye, pigment, alcohol, archival, Distress, Colorwash, and more. We will make a technique reference book with 6x6" mini-layouts/card fronts with instructions for each page and type of inks used. This class will give you the knowledge to use inks properly and to their full potential! **Please bring to class: heat gun if you have one, variety of adhesives, acrylic block,scissors, pencil and paint brush

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Birthday Hats and Paper Straws

Need a birthday hat?  We can make one for you, or show you how to do it!
 These cute hats can be personalized in so many different ways to coordinate with your party theme.

 We now have the cute paper straws you need to make your party complete!  They come in a rainbow of colors, and are sold in packages of 25 or 50.  $4.99 for 25, $9.99 for 50.

Wedding in the Window

Cassie has outdone herself again!  Check out her Pinterest-inspired Wedding in the Window that she created using all the fun wedding projects we've made for our customers recently.  If you need inspiration for DIY wedding projects, or you want us to create them for you, come check out the window!

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