Wednesday, February 29, 2012

March Penny Black Sticker Class

On March 28th, from 6:00 to about 8:30 we'll be making 4 cards, each using a Penny Black sticker from Day Dreams. 10-184. Most of the paper is from K and Company, Abrianna collection. Each card also uses at least one Sizzix die cut, and one card is a pop up using a Karen Burniston designed Sizzix die.

If you have any of these items, please bring them to class:

scotch tape
paper cutter
red liner tape, or similar strength tape
liquid glue, like Tombow Mono
Stickles - yellow, gold, green
Black ink pad
Black pen - like Pitt, Micron, Bic Mark It
Pop Dots
Copic marker BG 15

We'll be using Sizzix die cuts frame back, distressed doily, brackets, swirl, and Karen Burniston's Pull Tag, in addition to Spellbinders Nestabilities, Penny Black Sticker Day Dreams 10-184 and K & Company paper.

Please call the store to sign up for this class, All About Pictures, 364-4141. Hope to see you in class !
Wendee Deal

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

March Caboodle Class

Hello stampers! I don't know about you, but I'm ready for some flowers to start showing their pretty faces! I'm long past dreaming about a white Christmas! The cards for this month are definately colorful-there are yellows, pinks, black, aqua, blue, purple, lime green-Happy Spring kinds of colors! Having said that, if you have Spring and/or Easter stamp sentiments, I'm sure the stamps would be happy to be used on these pretty papers! Come on ladies, you have to realize that if pretty paper "talks to me", stamps do too! HAHA! Here's the extra supplies to bring to class besides your basic crafting kit:

Lots of foam pop dots (of course)
Lots of glue dots (of course)
Scoring tool
3/4", 1 1/4", 1 3/8", and 1 3/4" circle punches (of if you have circle dies and die cut machine-great!)
1" butterfly punch
Tweezers (optional but handy)
Corner rounder
Black dye ink
Score tape

Class is scheduled for Thursday evening, March 8th from 6:30 to 9:30, and repeated again on Friday morning March 9th from 10:00 to 1:00. If you have any questions or need to reserve your stamping spot, please call All About Pictures at 364-4141. See you stamping soon! ~Kim~

March CAS class

Hello stampers!  I know that this card really doesn't qualify for clean and simple stamping, however, the paper screamed at me to do and Easter theme, and the result is what you see pictured above!!!!  And.....since you all "crack me up" I thought this gate fold oval with a zig-zag edge would be perfect!  Here's the goodies to bring to class (if you have them) besides your basic craft kit:

Petite Oval and Scalloped Lg Spellbinder dies
Die cut machine
Swirl or Polka dot Embossing folder
Zig Zag stitch border punch
2-way glue pen
Finger sponges    
Creamy brown chalk ink
Pastel markers (pale green, pale yellow)
Soft pink Shadow ink
Easter/Spring/Egg sentiments
Lily flower silhouette stamp (like Hero Arts sympathy set)
Scoring tool

Class is scheduled for Friday morning, March 23rd,  from 10:00 to noon.  If you have any questions or need to reserve your stamping spot, please call All About Pictures at 364-4141.  See you stamping soon!  ~Kim~

Monday, February 20, 2012

Beginning Copic Marker Class - Starts this Wednesday

With the growing interest in Copic Markers, we will be offering a 'NEW'  Beginning Copic I Class this spring.  Our current class will be ending soon, so its time to start again for those of you that missed the first class. Maybe you already have Copic Markers or you are interested in building a collection, this class will focus on basic techniques, Copic products and give you the information needed to select the markers that fit your style.  You will color images every week as you build your color collection, then you can take your images home to complete a project.  The class has been scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month and will start March 14th.  Class time is 6 -8pm.  Supply list will be available at the store this week and I will post on this blog by Friday. Please call the store to reserve your space.  364-4141.

NEW..NEW  Supply list for class: Copic Markers, G40, G43, G47, Colorless Blender, 0.3 Black Multiliner.  If you already have a Copic collection, please bring all markers to class.

For those of you that have been taking the current Copic I class, please sign up to continue your classes by joining us on the second Tuesday of the month for the Copic II class.  Our next class is Tuesday, March 13th from 6 -8pm.  We will be working with the Copic Airbrush system, so call the store and reserve your place.

Have a great day......Nancy

Hoppy Easter Honey Pop Class This Wednesday

It's time for another HoneyPop Class and we will focus on this adorable bunny who is hopping by just in time for Easter!
With his fuzzy tail and googly eyes, he's sure to be a hit with all those little ones. 
Call AAP to sign up for this fun class and I hope to see you on Wednesday.

Supplies to bring to class:
Basic card making supplies
(paper cutter, scissors, tape runner, ruler and pencil)
white glue
paper scorer
Copic Markers or pencils to color image
fussy cutting scissors
Good scissors to cut HoneyPop (I suggest Tim Holtz with the red handles)

Copic Markers colors used for sample.W1,W3,W5,R81,R83,O
(I colored my bunny a basic gray, but you can use any colors )

Saturday, February 18, 2012

March Card Club

Hello stampers!  I have two pictures of the card we're doing in March.  It was hard to capture the shimmer with my limited photography skills.  When you see it in person, you'll get the "picture".  (HAHA! Pun intended)'s the goodies you'll need for class besides your basic crafting kit:
Brad setting tool/ 1/16th hole punch
Swirl or other pattern background stamp
Foam pop dots
Solid stamp image with coordinating/matching shape line detail image
Versamark ink
Turquoise perfect pearls pigment powder (NOT embossing powder)
Perfect Pearls applicator brush
Stamp blocks (if needed)

Class is scheduled for Thursday evening, March 1st from 6:30 to 8:30, and repeated again on Friday morning March 2nd from 10:00 to noon.  If you have any questions, or need to reserve your stamping spot, please call All About Pictures at 364-4141.  See you stamping soon!  ~Kim~

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Copic II Class this Tuesday

Yes believe it or not, we will have a Copic Class on Valentines Day. This month I am featuring these two different cards that are so much fun.  First I have a cat that just makes you smile and wonder what he's up to.  Our second card will feature a beautiful butterfly from Hero Arts.  I love butterflies because you can color them so many ways and as you can see, I love to layer them so it seems they can take flight any moment.  If you have not already signed up to take this class, please call soon for the last 2 remaining spots.
Hope to see you there.

several butterflies layered..what fun!

Supply list:
All your Copic Markers
Basic card making suppllies
Glossy Accents
Fussy cutting scissors
Corner Rounder
Glimmer Mist/Perfect Pearls in water
Green Chalk Ink
Gold Pearl Pen

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Come join Linda this Saturday, Feb 11 from 10-12 or next Friday Feb 17th from 1-3 to make 2 cards utilizing glitter and lace and two using paste and dry embossing techniques.

The supplies for Saturday, February 11 from 10-12 and Friday February 17 from 1-3 class (they are the same class. )

Celtic heart, Shamrock, paste,piece of lace 4 x5 ( if you don't have one I will have some at class),
Shamrock green, and a gold fine glitter ( if you want to use red and white that's Ok),
Stencil brushes if you have them, tape,pop dots,palette knife, paste glossy white, stylus,
have agreat day and see you Saturday or Friday,

Please make sure you are signed up by calling the store at 364-4141!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

February Coloring Class

The request in coloring class has been a wedding card so ask and you shall receive. But it's not only a wedding card but could also be a birthday, sympathy or just a card to say thinking of you.
You will need to bring to class (besides your regular supplies) : Cuddlebug folder; musical flourishes, Nestabilities; Beaded Ovals, Blossom, Scalloped and classic Hearts,Floral Flourishes, Stampin Up ticket punch, word stamp, gold embossing powder, Versamark pad, heat gun, embossing buddy,
pop dots. If you don't have these items, don't worry, we will have them in class for you to use.
Prisma Colored Pencils:
 Grass Green PC909
Spring Green PC913
Chartreuse PC989
Yellow Ochre PC942
Yellowed Orange PC1002
Sunburst Yellow PC917
Spanish Orange PC1009
Class is Thursday Feb. 16 at 6pm. Please call AAP at 364-4141 to sign up for class. Newbies always welcome. Hope to see you there. Lynette