Stretch Your Stamps 2 Class Giveaway + Cool Links + GIVEAWAYS

Hello! I am just popping in to share a few things with you today, including a video that gives some insight into our newest Online Card Class called Stretch Your Stamps 2. And keep reading after that – I have some fun links for you.

Here is a bit about the class…

Look at your stamps in a whole new way! Back by popular demand, join Online Card Classes for another great installment of Stretch Your Stamps!

Join instructors Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Debby Hughes, and friends, to discover just how far you can stretch your stamps—whether you’re an expert stamper or just getting started. In Stretch Your Stamps 2, you’ll learn how particular styles of stamps can be used in a variety of creative ways to expand your card-making skills. Over the course of this two-week session, you’ll be introduced to techniques and concepts through expert instructor videos, and then build on your new knowledge with the help of inspiring guest artist examples. Stretch Your Stamps 2 includes over 30 videos and 40 card ideas, along with instructional PDFs, a forum, galleries, shopping discounts, prizes and more.

For more information Stretch Your Stamps 2 from Online Card Classes, click HERE. Class starts August 4, 2014, but you will have lifetime access to the content and can view it anytime. It is not necessary to take Stretch Your Stamps 1 first.

We hope to see you in class!


Just some other things I thought you might like to check out:


I have THREE spots to give away to the Stretch Your Stamps 2 class! Just leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 7/29/14 for your chance.

And I will be back to announce other winners soon.

That’s it for today. See you soon.

Live Class: From App to Archive: Social Media Scrapbooking

Hello! I am honored/excited to be part of a special guest panel in an upcoming class that I think you might like.

My incredible friend Megan Hoeppner is having a FREE live class over at CreativeLive July 23 and 24. Her class is called From App to Archive: Social Media Scrapbooking. I *love* the topic. Check this out…

Rescue your memories from the social-media shuffle in App to Archive: Social Media Scrapbooking, a free course from CreativeLive. Learn app advice, printing pointers, and crafting ideas from creative professional Megan Hoeppner, as you pull your life’s moments out of the “cloud” and place them securely in your hands in the form of meaningful projects, sure to last long after your newsfeed has refreshed. Plus, receive savvy tips from a panel of crafting experts (Elise Blaha-Cripe, Jennifer McGuire, and Cathy Zielske) on making the most of your social media moments from both a personal and professional standpoint. Enroll today and bring the workshop right into your home from your computer for free with live streaming on July 23-24, or purchase the extended version to watch and enjoy anytime.

As it mentions, I will be on a guest panel on one of the days, along side Cathy Zielske and Elise Blaha-Cripe. (These are two other ladies I have great admiration for.) Would love to have you join us! For more information, click HERE. Class starts soon… July 23!

See you soon!


For All You Scrapbookers…


I know many of you are scrapbookers, so I wanted to give you a heads up on a class that may be of interest to you. My dear, talented friend Kelly Purkey has a new class over at Craftsy called Scrapbooking With Style: Clean & Simple Layouts.

Here’s more about the class:

Create gorgeous backgrounds, layer photos, add embellishments and more, for layouts as timeless and unique as your memories. Join designer Kelly Purkey as she guides you through seven alluring scrapbook pages, as she demystifies design principles for well-balanced layouts you’ll love. She’ll also share a fun new misting technique to create your most beautiful backgrounds yet! Then, work with neutral color schemes and monochromatic pages for a fresh look that keeps the focus on your photos and the faces you love so much in them!

For more information – and $10 off! – click HERE. The class is a bargain… you will always have access… and it is a ton of fun.


Create Event!

I am very excited to be a part of the upcoming Simon Says Stamp Create Event in Columbus, Ohio on May 30 and 31, 2014.

This live event at Simon Says Stamp will have lots of awesome classes and much more! Classes will be taught by Tim Holtz, Shari Carroll, me!, Lawn Fawn’s Kelly Marie Alvarez, OWH’s Sandy Allnock, and Simon Says Stamp’s Stephanie Klauck. I will be co-teaching a stencil class with my friend Shari Carroll. (I couldn’t teach more classes since it is a busy time of year for me but am so happy I can be a part of it still! I will be there the whole weekend crafting along with everyone else when I am not teaching.)

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 11 at noon EST. Click HERE for more details. I am sure this will fill up quick. I hope to see you there!

Will You Be There?

Hi! Just a reminder that the next Online Card Class – Clean and Simple 3: One Layer Cards – starts tomorrow. I hope you are joining us! Lots of folks have signed up. Can’t wait to see the Student Gallery full of cards. Yay!

I just love the topic of One Layer Cards. This class offers lots of tips, tricks, techniques and videos for creative ways to make them.

Here is a quick peek of one of mine, and also some winners…

The other day I offered up three spots in class. The lucky winners are: Shona Chambers, Rhandi DeMars and Nandini. I emailed you!

It is never too late to sign up for class. (Content will always be there!) You can get more info HERE.

Take care!

Clean and Simple Cardmaking 3: One Layer Cards GIVEAWAY!

Hello! Our next Online Card Class is right around the corner and I hope you can join us!

Here is a bit more info:

Simplify your card creations for maximum “wow”! Join Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Julie Ebersole and guest artists for another round of the ever-popular Clean & Simple Cardmaking class series, Clean & Simple Cardmaking 3, which shines the spotlight on one-layer cards!

In Clean & Simple Cardmaking 3 from Online Card Classes, you’ll learn over 20 fabulous ways to create one-layer cards with a clean-and-simple style. Whether your definition of clean-and-simple is a simple technique with big impact or a bit more time-intensive technique with clean results, you’ll find a wide range of new ideas, videos and techniques to spark your creativity.

Head on over to Online Card Classes to sign up for Clean & Simple Cardmaking 3 and discover for yourself the all possibilities in one-layer cards. Class starts March 10, but you can take it anytime – you will have lifetime access. Click HERE for more info. Hope to see you there!


I am giving away THREE spots in Clean and Simple Cardmaking 3! For your chance, leave a comment here by 11:50pmEST on  3/8/14. If you win but have already purchased a spot, we will refund you. Good luck!