scrapfest classes…

Vintage Inspired Frame or Magnet Board

Taught by: Nicole Petersen

Cost: $40

Description: Yes, Nicole as found another project for you to alter! This beautiful wooden frame is XLarge (14” x 16”) that can either be a magnet board OR a frame! The piece of metal comes out for easier altering, but you can choose to leave it out or replace! It’s really two alterable items for the same price!

Nicole will teach you how to use everyday scrapbook items to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art for your home! Or, it could be a Christmas gift to scratch off your list! This frame/magnet board is amazingly easy to create with a beautiful end-result. This class will be held in a relaxing environment with easy to achieve techniques that will become part of your scrapbooking repertoire.

Supplies for Class: an old apron or cloth to cover clothes, foam brush, and a strong sanding block. Basic scrapbooking supplies are NOT needed for this class. Optional supplies: disposable gloves and small flathead screwdriver.

Backgrounds by You

Taught by: Nicole Petersen

Cost: $50

Description: Have you always wondered how professional scrapbook designers create pattern paper designs year after year? Do you like paint, ink, stains, colored spray mists, embossing powder, stamps and even more stamps? Have you ever looked at your craft mat, heat gun, stamp mat, or embossing ink and thought, “Why did I buy that?” Well, if this applies to you, sign-up for this fun and creative class that will leave you wanting more!

Nicole has created 5-different 12 x 12 backgrounds to teach you how to mix supplies to make your own pattern papers that will inspire and thrill you. You will become the designer behind the scenes. This inky, inspiring, messy class will leave you breathless with creativity flowing through your veins. These 12 x 12 papers can either become your samples to keep for future reference or you use them as scrapbook paper.

The cost of “Backgrounds by You” includes all of the following materials which ARE part of your class fee: 2 bottles of Tim Holtz Distress stains, 2 packs of foam stamps by Jenni Bowlin Studios, 1 XL stamp from Tattered Angels, 1 roll of washi tape, 2 Tim Holtz Distress ink pads, 1 Studio Calico Alphabet, 1 bottle of Jenni Bowlin/Ranger paint, and multiple 12 x 12 papers. These are for you keep!

Supplies for Class: embossing ink (any brand), craft mat, stamp mat, sturdy pair of scissors, Distress Ink Applicator with at least 10 foam refills, heat gun, extension cord, spray bottle filled with water (NOT a mini-mister), and black ink pad- archival. Optional supplies: disposable gloves and apron.

Note: The two Distress ink pad colors given in class will be Weathered Wood and Antique Linen. If you already have these two colors, please bring to class. You will be allowed to use your ink pads in class. After class you will be able to exchange the two prepaid ink pads other colors at my booth. This will only apply if the ink pads provided during class time are unopened.

October Afternoon Layout: Sidewalk

Taught by: Nicole Petersen

Cost: $25

Description: This is a fast fun class with lots of sweet little touches. You will receive an entire set of stamps from Unity, which were made especially for you and this class. We will play with Distress inks from Tim Holtz, paper and embellishments from October Afternoon, and make your own creative embellishments from tried and true techniques you might have forgotten about. And, you will learn new techniques using the latest and greatest concepts and tools. Come join Nicole on this adventure into the world of October Afternoon.

Items included in class fee: complete set of Unity Stamps (you will keep the stamp set -six stamps total), 8 x 10 sheet of vintage canvas images, October Afternoon paper and embellishments, real color photos of both sides of layout, ribbon, etc.

Note: This is NOT just for a baby’s birthday. You will receive an 8 x 10 canvas sheet with many vintage pictures to choose from. This will allow you to choose a theme that matches your pictures.

Supplies for Class: Distress Ink Pads: Tumbled Glass, Bundled Sage, Tattered Straw, and Antique Linen, Distress Ink Applicator with one piece of foam, stamp mat,  heat gun, tweezers or jewelry pliers, paper piercer, and acrylic blocks that fit medium sized stamps. Pictures and iRock Tool (optional)


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