Thursday, July 27, 2017

8/3/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

#3 for World Watercolor Month!
I bought this stamp at this years stamp show.
I didn't see a demo but thought how hard can it be!
Well I attempted several miserable fails over the past few months.
By George I think I finally got it!

Please bring your basic class kit
paint brush/water brush
any red distress ink, I used barn door
non stick craft mat
spray bottle w/water
brown edger

Thanks all!
Susan Ü*

Thursday, July 20, 2017

7/27/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

Today I will be helping my son relocate to San Antonio, Texas. 
Sue will be teaching this wonderful card!
Please bring your basic class kit
black or gold edger
coloring medium of your choice

Thanks all see you in a week!
Susan *Ü*

Thursday, July 13, 2017

7/20/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

Continuing with World watercolor month 
we will be creating these lovely Coreopsis flowers 
from Technique Tuesday.
I am not familiar with this flower so I did a google search.

I paired the image with this Memory box Quincy frame.

Please bring your basic class kit
favorite coloring medium 
and whatever you will need.
I used watercolor pencils,
brush, spray bottle w/water,
sand eraser 
gold edger

That should do it, hope to see you soon!
Susan *Ü*

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Unique - Saturday July 22, 2017 (Gifts)

This month's Unique will be to create a travel folio.
This will be a gift for my son from his trip to Peru
 with Project Helping Hands.

I started with one of Tim Holtz's small collection folio's,
several sheets of travel paper.
I packed 28 photo's and still some room for journaling.
Saturday July 22, 10:30 - 12:30
Class cost $25.
Please call Scraps Galore 858 1080 to reserve your seat.
Class will be limited.

Please bring your basic class kit
Glue stick or Zig two way glue
Score tape or strong double sided tape
bone folder
pencil w/ eraser
1" corner rounder
black paint pen used to edge pictures.

I will email a supply list needed for class with your class reminder.

Thanks for looking! 
Susan *Ü*

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

7/6/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

I will be out of town today due to my Father in Law's passing.
Jean will cover the class, so come on by and make this card with her.
Please bring your basic class kit 
preferred coloring medium
Jean used colored pencils!

Thanks, see you next week!
Susan *Ü*

Thursday, June 29, 2017

7/13/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

July is world watercolor month, who knew!

I immediately feel in love with this Art Impressions
 set called Doggy Kisses.
This is only one of the 4 images plus lots of sayings!
I used my box of scraps from other classes 
so you will have a choice how you finish off the cards.
So much fun!

I water colored with vintage photo distress stain and
weathered wood distress ink pad

Please bring your basic class kit
your favorite color medium
craft mat 
spray bottle w/water
sand eraser

Thursday, June 22, 2017

6/29/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

I always like to have a patriotic birthday card for
 several friends from our military days.
I also used my new Distress Oxide inks for the background.
Loving those Distress Oxides!

Please bring your basic class kit
favorite coloring medium
I used 
colored pencils
colorless blender
sand eraser
navy/black edger
non stick craft sheet
spray bottle w/water
fired brick distress oxide
faded jeans distress oxide
old paper distress ink & foam blender

That's all folks, 
Susan *Ü*

Monday, June 19, 2017

Q&E cards @ Scraps Galore 7/15/2017

Beat the summer heat and
 join Liz and I in making 10 all occasion cards.
Reservations (858-1080) are required for a seat or kit,
class cost $20

Please bring your class kit 
double sided adhesive
ball point glue pen

That should do it,
samples are also posted at the store.
Susan *Ü*

Thursday, June 15, 2017

6/22/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

I love this macaroon die by Elizabeth Crafts.
So I googled macaroons to get an idea for colors.
Wowzers anything goes!

So here's what I did and kept the background simple
 with some black & white card stock.

Please bring your basic class kit
3 colors of distress ink and 
matching foam blenders
black edger

That should do it! 
Hope to see you soon,
Susan *Ü*

Thursday, June 8, 2017

6/15/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

I thought this card idea was interesting.
Basically we use the same stamp, 
two different colors and flip the stamp.

Please bring your basic class kit
ball point glue pen
black edger
wink of stella clear
peacock feather or wilted violet and foam blender

That's it,
see you next week!
Susan *Ü*

Thursday, June 1, 2017

6/8/2017 Thursday's at Scraps Galore

I was in the mood for flowers, everything is blooming!
This image is perfect for water coloring.
I used a large flat brush to add clean water to the image.
I then used a medium round brush to color the image 
with distress inks that have been applied to my craft sheet.
I will list the colors I used but feel free to bring what ever colors you have.

Please bring your basic class kit
2 paint brushes (see above)
small container for water
spray bottle w/ water
non stick craft sheet
black edger
foam tape
distress inks
shaded lilac
dusty concord
peacock feather
peeled paint
forest moss
hickory smoke

That should do it, 
have a great week!
Susan *Ü*

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Unique - Saturday June 24, 2017 (Techniques/cards)

Today we will be exploring the world of Distress Oxide inks.
We will make multiple pieces with a
 variety of techniques on a variety of papers.
We can make some of these into cards or
 you can use them as a reference for the technique involved,
the choice is yours!
Join me Saturday June 24 at 10:30 am.
Class cost $20.
Kits will not be available due to the on hands nature of this class.

Here are some of the pieces I made.

Thanks for looking, hope to see you soon!
Susan *Ü*