There’s Still Time


…to join me for this online classes!! Create custom printed invites and cards, learn to use your Silhouette, make awesome gifts for under $5, and get a whole ton of scrapping done on a dime with these classes:




Silhouette Printables

November 16, 2011
Online Course- 4 Weeks
With Jennifer Priest

Each week we’ll explore a feature of the Silhouette Diecutting Machine as it pertains to Printable projects using Silhouette’s revolutionary Print + Cut feature!
You've probably used your Silhouette to cut titles, shapes from the “My Library” feature, as well as purchased shapes online. Maybe you've used Print + Cut images from My Library. Then you’re ready to take on Print + Cut in new ways!

This course will help you take your skills to the next level by creating custom projects using your Silhouette Diecutting Machine. This course will teach you tips and tricks for using Print + Cut Images, manipulating images from My Library and finally to creating your own custom Print + Cut Shapes such as invitations, holiday cards and more using graphics you create as well as photographs.

Each lesson we'll create at least one project using the skills featured that week.

Lesson One: Print + Cut Basics
We’ll use Print + Cut Shapes in My Library to create a fun project. We’ll also cover tips and techniques for getting the best results when using the Print + Cut Feature as well as the range of materials that can be used with the Print & Cut function, such as temporary tattoos and printable magnet paper.

Lesson Two: Customizing Existing Print + Cut Shapes
Create custom looks with Print + Cut shapes available from the Sihouette Store. We’ll play with fill techniques, gradients, patterns and more.

Lesson Three & Four: Custom Print + Cuts
Custom invitations, journaling spots, Christmas cards, placecards…the sky’s the limit and we’ll create it with our Silhouette.

Start Date: November 16, 2011
Class Fee: $25




Fast & Frugal Scrappin'
Featuring Epiphany Crafts

November 17, 2011
Online Course- 5 Weeks
With Jennifer Priest

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.

Lesson One: Let's Get Inky
Lesson Two: Patterned Paper
Lesson Three: Embellishing Your Way
Lesson Four: Let's Get Painty
Lesson Five: Ribbon, Trims, & Stitching

Course Fee: $35



Nifty Gifty

November 21, 2011
Online Course – 4 Weeks
With Jennifer Priest

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.

Lesson One: Scrappy Gifts
Gifts in a Jar, mini brag book, and a recipe book are all great gifts that use up your scrapbooking supplies but can be given as gifts to non-scrapbookers.

Lesson Two: Practical Yet Affordable
We will create a money holder Christmas tree ornament, a post it note frame combo, and a foldable wall hanging.

Lesson Three: Ways to Wrap
We'll create a candy holder, altered Snowman take-out box, dress-up plain candy bars, wrap a Bayberry candle, create hot chocolate and tea bag wraps, and create a tussie mussie treat cone.

Lesson Four: For the “Person Who Has Everything”
We'll create things that can be used by anyone and everyone: a boxed greeting card set and a “survival kit” for any occasion. Bonus: Gag Gift – Snowman “Poop” and Altered Drink Box.

Please feel free to ask me questions about the course or the supplies needed.

Course Fee: $25




November 30, 2011
Online Class – 5 Weeks
With Jennifer Priest

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!

This course 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.

Pre-Work: Review

  • Welding Shapes and Text
  • Grouping and Ungrouping
  • Creating Shadows
  • If you don't already know how to do the above, then I recommended you take Silhouette 101 first so you get a good foundation in these basic skills.

Lesson One:

  • Grouping & Ungrouping to Extend Blade Life
  • Grouping & Ungrouping to Make Diecut Assembly Easier

Lesson Two:

  • Using Vinyl
  • Creating & Cutting Images Larger than 12″ long

Lesson Three:

  • Creating Custom Shapes

Lesson Four: 

  • Selecting Cut Lines For Faster Cutting
  • Sketching Multi-Color Images

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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