Check out these great classes this week at The Island.
Don't forget Technique Tuesday's in December. They will be Dec. 7 & 14 ONLY. No need to call ahead, just stop by between 5:00 & 6:30. There is a minimal fee for the projects.
Wednesday, Dec. 8: "Sweet Memories Painters Tray" Class
Instructor: Erin Yamabe
* It's that time of year again...and with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, come and take time to create a beautiful keepsake for yourself or a lovely gift for a friend or family member. We will be creating a lovely 7 Gypsies' painter's tray with My Little Shoebox' new release, Holly Jolly! You will receive the entire new collection consisting of papers, diecuts, adorable cardstock stickers, glazed alphas and new mini alpha sets! We will be mixing it with some fun techniques to create dimension without adding too much bulk. And of course, there will be lots of shine! You will receive your own stickles to keep:) Each 4x6 panel is a mini layout that resonates what this season is all about...family and love! You can include photos if you wish.
Supplies list: Trimmer, Scissors, Cropodile, Dry adhesive, 3L tape runners, Glossy accents, Foam dots, Glue dots, Needle, Self healing mat, Exacto knife. Stop by the store to see the sample up close! Go to our blog for more photos. It's beautiful!!
Thursday, Dec. 9: "Cricut 101"
Instructor: Debbie Vaccaro
* In this very popular class, you'll learn how to use your Cricuit. In this class we will go over cutting, using the tools, getting the most from your mats, and basic Cricut maintenance. Please bring either your personal Cricut, the Create, or the Expressions version. Handouts will be given in class. We will talk about paper weight, setting the blade depth, speed and pressure. Please bring an extension cord, mat, and cartridge that have letters and shapes. Class time will be part lecture and then we will work on cutting from your machine and cartridge. You will take a Cricut layout home to complete. Picture and directions will be included. If you have your Cricut still in the box, now is the time to learn how to enjoy your machine!
Friday, December 10: "Scrapbookers Jewelry Class - An Introduction"
Instructor: Barbara DiConza
* We'll be making the two necklaces in this intro class, with about 20-30 minutes at the end discussing more advanced projects using scrapbooking materials.
Participants will need to bring or purchase sets of jewelry-making tools, which should include round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers (straight and curved), and flush wire cutters. It will also be helpful if you bring a small pair of scissors, a straight edge, and a pencil. Everything else will be provided.
Stop by the store or go to our blog to see both necklaces. They are beautiful!
Sunday, December 12: "The Beloved Cigar Box" Class
Instructor: Karen France
* In this class, we'll be altering a cigar box using techniques including how to use the Tim Holtz grunge Rose, attaching hardware to cigar boxes and more. Lots of different clip art will be available for you to choose for your box and we will go over design elements using various techniques. Metal feet will also be available for purchase. You have to stop by and see the box up close. It's gorgeous! You can see more photos on our blog as well.