Summer School Is In

But this is the kind of Summer School you'll want to actually attend! LOL Summer classes at My Creative Classroom are now up and ready for enrollment and I am teaching 4 classes. All of my classes start in July so you can sign up now, enjoy a lemonade, then “hit the scrapbooks” next month :)

Nifty Gifty features fabulous gift ideas that will save you money while making your gifts the talk of the town. This class is one of my most popular in-store classes around the holidays and I am excited to bring it to you online.I am so excited to be getting us all a head start on the holidays!

In this course we'll create at least two easy to duplicate, affordable gift projects & wrapping ideas each week. After 4 weeks, you'll have completed 15 types of gifts for every occasion and recipient on your list!! I'll also share my tips for making the most of your supplies, solutions for using scraps, and more.

Start Date: July 13, 2011


 Flower divas Michelle Van Etten and Jennifer Priest will teach you how to create 16 of the most popular, stunning, textural flowers using fabric of all types in All About Flowers III. Save money and create custom flowers to perfectly compliment any project or any color combination. Michelle and Jennifer can show you how to make designer knock-offs and create stunning looks that are all your own. We'll create a Spinner Album Technique Book in class that you can add to in subsequent classes as well as show you numerous ways to use these flowers in your crafting. This course is for anyone and everyone who loves crafting with flowers – no pre-requisite required.

Start Date: July 5, 2011

 You've probably used your Silhouette to cut titles, shapes from the “My Library” feature, as well as purchased shapes online. Maybe you've even “welded” already!

Silhouette 102 will help you take your skills to the next level using your Silhouette Diecutting Machine. This course will teach you tips and tricks for creating multi-layer diecuts, special welding and grouping techniques, as well as dabble in creating custom shapes. We'll cover the new Silhouette Studio software in addition to the Craft Robo software that most Silhouette machines previous to Fall 2010 were bundled with.

Each lesson we'll create a scrapbook layout using the skills featured that week.

Start Date: July 22, 2011

Fast & Frugal Scrappin' featuring Epiphany Crafts. This class is one of my most popular in-store classes (otherwise known as “Twenty Pages In A Day”) and I am excited to bring it to you online. Being online, we can explore and share much more in this course than in a traditional store setting!

In this course we'll create an average of four layouts each week, focusing on at least two complimentary techniques or products. We'll learn how to use Epiphany Crafts tools to create custom embellishments to perfectly match any project. After 5 weeks, you'll have completed 20 scrapbook pages and tried at least 10 different techniques!! I'll also share my tips for making the most of your supplies, solutions for using scraps, and more.

Start Date: July 21, 2011

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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