Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Classes at The Stamp Studio

Just recently I taught a class at our LSS (Local Stamp Store). This was my 1st class at The Stamp Studio and I was very excited about doing it. We had a great turn out, 14 ladies came for the class! For the class each person received a kit with all of the supplies needed, stamp set, paper, adhesive rhinestones and a bottle of stickles. We also used another very small stamp set but the main focus was on the larger stamp set from Making Memories. The set is a foam mounted stamp set called Floral/Dingbats. I designed three different cards using this stamp set. The ladies made one of each design, two standard size cards and then one larger card. I demonstrated sponging the Distress Ink onto Stardream (like a shimmer paper) card stock and changing the color, pearlex, stamping an image several times and then cutting out parts to layer giving it more dimension and using stickles glitter to change the look of printed paper. Here are some pictures during the class~

Here are the cards that we made~Supplies~Stamps:MM Floral/Dingbats, Studio G-Clear Stamps by Hampton Arts Paper:Script CS (unknown), Basic Grey PP, Olive Green CS, White Stardream Text Paper Inks:Distress Ink (Ranger)-Frayed Burlap, Versa Magic-Spanish Olive Tools:Sponge Embellishments:Green Velvet Ribbon, Diamond Stickles (Ranger), Brenda Walton-Adhesive Rhinestones

Supplies~Stamps:MM Floral/Dingbats, Studio G-Clear Stamps by Hampton Arts Paper:Light Green Stardream CS, Purple CS, Printed Paper-Paper Heart Fanciful Green Filigre, White Stardream CS Ink:Versa Magic Spring Pansy and Spanish Olive Tools:Square Punches- 1- 1/2 & 1-3/8 Embellishments:Brenda Walton Adhesive Rhinestones, Diamond Stickles (Ranger), Pop DotsSupplies~Stamps:MM Floral/Dingbats, Studio G-Clear Stamps by Hampton Arts Paper:Black Stardream CS, Basic Grey PP, Black CS, White Swirl Stardream CS Inks:Stazon Black & Baby Blue, White Craft Ink (pigment) Tools:1-3/8 Circle Punch, Distress Tool Embellishments:Perfect Pearls (Ranger), Stickles (Ranger), Brenda Walton Adhesive Rhinestones, Blue Velvet Ribbon, Pop Dots

Everyone seemed to really enjoy the class and the cards they made. A lot of ladies said they probably never would have bought this stamp set (some because it is foam and others because they wouldn't have known what to do with it) but after taking the class they were inspired and very excited to go home and play around with the set to see what they could come up with.
Hope you enjoy the cards!


  1. Hi. Love the cards. You are sure welcome to link my blog to yours. It would be fun. Look forwards to seeing you again and best of luck in the magazine with your other card! Jill

  2. Hello Jill!
    Thanks so much! It was nice to see you again! We need to get together sometime and do some crafting!! I just posted a link to your blog.
    Take care and see you soon!

  3. Love the cards! i'm glad your class went well. You're on a roll, Heidi! Just don't forget us little people when you're a big star, ok? ;)

  4. Ooh, pretty cards. The glitter really makes them POP. I think the first one is my fave. Such pretty colors!

    Can you come teach a class at my house?! *grin*

  5. Heidi:
    Congrats on having your first card published in a national magazine. It is a beautiful card. You have such talent and such a great gift. Thanks for sharing it. I enjoy your classses so much.

  6. love the cards you did H, you are so talented!


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