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Saturday, July 10, 2010

Class Registrations Are Now Open

Registration for classes on our 3rd Annual Scrapbooking Cruise is now open.  Four classes will be offered on the cruise.  See below for full class descriptions.

We will be accepting registrations for classes through August 15th.  To register for classes, simply add them to your cart.  Please review your cart carefully before checking out.  We will confirm all class registrations via email.


Sunday 19th –
Mini Album Class - 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 noon
Layout Class - 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 22nd –
Tag Box Class - 8:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m.
Card Class - 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 noon 

About our instructors:
Christen Murray: You may have met Christen at a crop or your local scrapbook store. Whether she was working or cropping, you can be sure she was having fun. As a Visual Arts major at the University of North Texas, Christen Murray was drawn to scrapbooking and paper crafting of all kinds. Christen's other artistic interests include jewelry making, painting, and graphic design. Her sense of style is playful and fun, and she's not a bit afraid of bold color combinations and dramatic contrasts. Christen is the daughter of Cindy Murray

Cindy Murray:  Cindy took her first amateur photography class in 1985 and was thrilled to discover that it went hand-in-hand with another favorite hobby – genealogy. Preserving her family memories eventually evolved into scrapbooking and the rest is history. Cindy began teaching scrapbooking classes in her home a few years ago in an effort to promote preservation of photos and memorabilia in her son’s Boy Scout troop. Cindy looks forward to sharing some of the amazing and beautiful techniques she’s learned over the years, and hopes her enthusiasm will influence others to love the art as much as she does.

Pam Wilemon:  Pam has been scrapbooking for about 11 years. She has created and taught many interesting projects and classes during that time. You may have taken classes from her either while teaching at the Scrapspot in Plano, The Scrapbook Barn in Carrollton, or at the Great American Scrapbook Convention in Arlington. She enjoys the people that she meets thru her craft and especially enjoys the adventures that she is able to participate in thru her creativity.


Cruise Memories Mini Album Class - $25
Sunday 19th – 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 noon
Taught by Cindy Murray

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In this class, you will learn how to make a mini "Top 10 Cruise Memories Album".  Made from a surprising and commonly found household item, this album is packed with techniques, including:  faux rust, faux steal, alcohol inks, and ITS image transfer.  If you love Tim Holtz products, we've got lots of that, too!  This is the perfect little mini album to highlight your favorite cruise memories!

Supplies you will need: adhesive, bone folder and/or brayer, scissors, paper trimmer, heat embossing tool, emery board or sanding file.  Optional:  paper piercer, hole punch, finger sponge, tweezers.


Tropical Layout Class - $25
Sunday 19th – 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.
Taught by Christen Murray

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Explore bold uses of color in this tropical layout class using SEI's "Jocelyn" line.  Learn a new way to create a hidden pocket that holds a simple mini book for extra pictures or journaling.  Other techniques include altering glass tiles and distressing paper.
Supplies needed include: adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, and a pencil.


Gift Tag Box Set - $25
Wednesday 22nd – 8:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m.
Taught by Pam Wilemon

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This class will teach you how to create a divided box and will also include instructions to create 5 each of 4 different gift tags for that someone special. Pam will also have supplies to create the same Gift Tag Box Set in Christmas tags if you would like to design a second box.

Supplies you will need include: Scor Pal – or other scoring tool, tacky tape 1/4” wide, paper trimmer, xacto knife, ruler, pencil or pen , paper piercer or small hole punch, and scissors.


Christmas Tree Cards with Decorative Card Box - $25
Wednesday 22nd – 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 noon
Taught by Pam Wilemon

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We will be creating 6 different Christmas Tree Cards using a variety of techniques with a bonus box and decorative lid. This class is another great project that will be perfect for gift giving.

Supplies you will need include: Scor Pal – or other scoring tool, tacky tape 1/4” wide, paper trimmer, ruler, pencil or pen , adhesive, paper piercer or small hole punch and scissors.