A PEEK into Creative Chemistry 102 Class!


Tomorrow is the first day of Creative Chemistry 102 – Tim Holtz’s class over at Online Card Classes.

I wanted to share a few sneak peeks with you. If you took Creative Chemistry 101, you know that the class was packed with hours of videos and many techniques from Tim himself. For CC102, he has added a new feature – LOTS of cards from guest artists! The guests put Tim’s techniques to use and created some amazing cards. And the guests include some all-stars, including some from Tim’s team and some regulars from Online Card Classes. Check out this list: Paula Cheney, Jennifer McGuire, Shari Carroll, Kaz Hall, Richele Christensen, Wendy Vecchi, Shelly Hickox, Joy Kennedy, Debi Adams, Tammy Tutterow, Lisa Spangler, Mou Saha, Tami Hartley, Chelle Fowler, Kelly Rasmussen, Kristina Werner and Debby Hughes. Yay!

Aren’t these peeks awesome?

For more information, head HERE.

Are you signed up? What are you looking forward to most? Hope to see you there!

Insider Starts Wednesday!

Wednesday is the first day of our newest Online Card Class – Insider! I thought I would come share a few sneak peeks with you…

Turns out this class (which focuses on what to do on the insides of cards) is a popular one! Are you signed up? Would love to see you there!

Giveaway of Tim’s New Class!

In my last post, I announced our newest Online Card Classes called Insider. This class focuses on being creative on the inside of cards.

And guess what? We have another great class coming up… from Tim Holtz!

Creative Chemistry 102 is the sequel to Tim’s first and very popular CC101 class. Here’s more info…

Packed with techniques galore, this one-week course is designed to further your artistic confidence and technique know-how to take your creations to the next level. Building on the ideas and concepts introduced in his first Online Card Classes course, Creative Chemistry 101, Tim will teach you the technique “hows” and “whys” using his signature products from Ranger to get the most out of these creative tools. And, because it’s an Online Card Classes course, there will be loads of giveaways, step-by-step instructions, examples from guest artists, and more. Plus, Creative Chemistry 102 includes hours of technique demonstration videos and downloads from professor Tim himself!

My favorite part? In the class, Tim will be creating technique tag swatches with step by step instruction labels on the back. And you can make them at home!

Class starts October 7. Also, CC101 is a per-requisite for CC102. If you haven’t taken cc101 yet, you can now at a discounted rate! Head HERE for more info.

Hope to see you there!


Three lucky winners will get a spot in Creative Chemistry 102! For your chance, leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 9/15/13. (If you already bought a spot, your money will be refunded.)



Creative Chemistry 101 is a Required Prerequisite for this course.

Giveaway of New “Insider” Class

Hello! I am really excited to announce our next class from Online Card Classes – Insider

Here is a bit more about this mini-class…

You know what they say: It’s what’s on the inside that counts. Especially when it comes to handmade cards! In Insider, you’ll learn the ins and outs of continuing card designs on the inside of your cards…in very clever ways.

Join Online Card Classes instructors Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Laura Bassen, and friends for four creativity-packed days filled with tips and tricks designed to make your cards as delightful on the inside as they are on the outside. With 16+ follow-along videos, PDFs, giveaways, an inspirational gallery, helpful forum, and more, you’ll have loads of ideas to add a special touch to all your handmade greetings.

Insider runs September 25-28 and only costs $12! Head over to Online Card Classes for more information.

Hope to see you there!


Three lucky winners will get a spot in Insider! Leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 9/14/13 for your chance. (If you pay for class and are chosen as a winner, your money will be refunded.)

Good luck!

(Oh – I have a winner from of the SSS Thanks combo – Angela. I emailed you! By the way, if you won on my blog and did not receive your prize, please email me. Occasionally prizes are shipped from manufacturers and I want to be sure you got them! Thanks.)

Technique Toolbox Class Sneak and Giveaway

My friend Claudine Hellmuth recently asked me if I would be a guest in her upcoming class, Technique Toolbox. With a topic like that… of course!

Here is more about the class…

Technique Toolbox consists of 25 instructional videos and 25 professionally designed “recipe cards” that outline each technique. You’ll file these printable recipes inside an adorable handmade toolbox you’ll create in class. And that’s not all! Claudine has invited 20 fellow artists and crafters (including me!) to create exclusive projects with her techniques, giving you plenty of ideas for creative, real-world applications—from scrapbook pages to wall décor.

Class is five weeks and starts 7/15/13. Go HERE to learn more and sign up!

And how about a peek at my class project?

I love techniques! Will see you there.


Want to take Technique Toolbox? I am giving away a spot! Leave a comment here by 7/15/13 at 11:59pmEST for your chance to win! Good luck.

Summer Card Camp 2 Class Starts Monday – GIVEAWAY!

Hello! Just a heads up that Summer Card Camp 2 starts on Monday. This class is the big mama of all classes – so many guests and a TON of cards.

Here is a bit more about the class…

Join your Online Card Classes Summer Camp counselors—Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, and many friends — for a three-week adventure packed with cardmaking ideas! Each day, you’ll discover a new way to have fun with your cardmaking supplies, whether we’re exploring a color combo, transforming a design sketch, or learning a new technique together. Summer Card Camp 2 includes designs from over 40 guest artists (yay!), lively videos, PDFs containing step-by-step instructions, shopping discounts, and loads of giveaways! Plus, you’ll have lifetime access to all of the class content—talk about making that summertime feeling last! Summer Card Camp 2 runs July 8-29. Sign up now.


Want to take the class? Just leave a comment on this blog entry by 11:59pmEST on 7/6/13 for a chance to win one of THREE free spots in class! (If you win and are already signed up, your class fees will be refunded. Good luck!