2 page layout kit is all set and ready to go, featuring “Cheerful” , a fun line of picnic papers from Authentique!
Paper Anthology’s annual paper crafting garage sale is this Saturday:
August 20, 2016
from 10 am to 6 pm.
Make sure you mark your calendar cause you won’t want to miss it !
We have a fantastic line up of vendors and this year’s sale promises to be bigger and better than ever before!
Cross your fingers for good weather!!!
Here’s a new “Scrap Pack” page kit from Paper Anthology , using the Happy Glamper paper from PhotoPlay Paper:
Christmas card club is in full swing and this month is all about embossing!
And here’s this month’s Make & Take card – I am so addicted to these awesome frame stamps from Rubbernecker stamps!!!
Thought I’d share a few cards I’ve been working on this week. The first card is for the February meeting of the Christmas card club and features a beautiful stamp from Northwoods stamps and paper from Lawn Fawn. The image is colored with Peerless watercolors and the snowy frame was done with my favorite technique for dimensional snow – “Designer Dries White” adhesive from Art Glitter applied with a fineline applicator with clear glitter sprinkled over it while still wet.
The next card is for this coming Sunday’s Make and Take Sunday, featuring a new stamp set from Lawn Fawn as well as one of their lovely plaid papers! The “hand-drawn” border is actually an awesome stamp from Rubbernecker stamps.
Thanks for stopping by!
Since we missed last week’s Make and Take Sunday, due to the storm, we’re rescheduling Make and Take Sunday for this coming Sunday, January 31st, from 11 am to 4 pm – Stop by for a free make and take any time during regular store hours!
Join Jen Starr to create this one of a kind family keepsake – an 8×8” canvas (in your choice of paint colors). You will learn how to effectively achieve a photo transfer with that rich vintage tintype photo look. If you have had problems with photo transfers in the past, Jen will walk you through all of her best tips and tricks for getting a perfect transfer almost every time! In addition, you will learn some fun techniques using acrylic paints. metal and a variety of mediums.
Please bring to class… • Photo copies of photos with subjects that can be easily cut out. Copies should be on just cheap copy paper and MUST be from a toner based/laser copier (Inkjet copies or prints will NOT work correctly). I generally take my photos to places like Staples, UPS store, etc to get my copies done. You may want to have them increase the size of the copy so that the subject be larger to work on an 8×8” canvas. • If you would like to incorporate PHOTO COPIES (toner based/laser – NOT ink jet) of ephemera such as wedding invitations, baby announcements, a relatives handwriting, etc to personalize your art further (optional) • 1” Score tape or similar strong double sided tape to work with metal • Gel Medium (I recommend Ranger MultiMedium – Glossy works best, but matte will be ok as well) • Baby wipes and paper towels • 1” flat paint brush and container for painty water • Palette knife • Non-stick craft sheet • Heat gun if you have one • Optional – some of your favorite background stamps and stencils (I will have some to share also)
Please note, Score tape and multiMedium are available for purchase at Paper Anthology.
The new class schedule for January/February is almost ready – website is updated, just put up the class samples…now on to the newsletter!