Tuesday, September 20, 2016

October 2016 Classes



October Class Schedule

Oh my!  What a wonderful Demo Day we had on Saturday.  Lisa helped everyone make this sweet Fall greeting card.  It would be perfect for all ages.  Take a look!


We want to thank My Favorite Things for this great design.  It was fun and easy to make!  If you didn't get a chance to purchase the stamps and/or dies we used, we still have a few left.

Without further ado.....  here is the class line-up for October!

Accordian ATC Book
Sunday, Oct 2
2 pm to 4 pm
$25



Since we are sponsoring a Halloween ATC swap, Lisa thought it would be awesome to have a great little book to hold them in.  Even if you aren't participating in the swap, it would be a really cute place to hold 3x4 photos or journaling cards.

Crazy Bird Trick or Treat Canvas
Thursday, Oct 6th
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$35


Lisa continues the Crazy Bird holiday canvas theme with this stunning Halloween canvas.  You are sure to love displaying this fun canvas along with all your other Halloween decor.

All Occasion for Fall
Thurday, Oct 13
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


This collection of 4 all occasion cards with a Fall theme will be perfect for all your needs.  You will create these cards with wonderful papers by Authentique, dies by Hero Arts and My Favorite Things and stamps from Impression Obsession.

Mixed Media
with 
Jen Starr
Sunday, Oct 16



Jen returns after a 2 year hiatus to teach a full day of wonderful classes here at My Hearts Fancy.  Jen Starr is a fun mixed media artist who brings a wonderful knowledge of products and techniques to life.  She travels all over the country teaching and is lots a super fun teacher.

I will publish the classes later next week so watch for an email as soon as I have final details about which classes she will be teaching.

A Touch of Christmas
Thursday, October 20
10:30 am OR 6 PM
$25


It isn't too early to begin making your Christmas cards.  Lisa has put together a stunning selection of 4 cards using new dies and stamps from Hero Arts.  

Demo Day
Saturday, Oct 22
10 am to 4 pm
Come and Go

You are always invited to join us for this monthly event.  Lisa will have her November class schedule ready for you to preview.  She will also guide you through our FREE Make 'n Take and you will have a wonderful selection of new products to browse.  Bring a friend and share the fun!

Canvas Frame Accordian Book - Repeat
Tuesday, Oct 25
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


This wonderful class is back by popular demand for those of you who were unable to make the class in September.  If you weren't able to take this class the first time around, here's your chance!

All About Fall
Thursday, Oct 27
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Five - count 'em!  Five Fabulous cards for fall and Thanksgiving.  Lisa and I fell in love with this wonderful collection of Fall papers by Photoplay and knew it was going to make wonderful cards.  Here it is and I know you will love it!

That's what we have for you in October..... 

Here are a few other details you should know:

Enrollment:  You can enroll in the store, by phone, or by email to either Lisa or the store.  

Class Fees: Class fees are due at the time of enrollment.  There are 3 ways to pay.  Cash, Check or Paypal.

Class Kits:  You are expected to bring a kit of basic supplies.  These are basic supplies you simply cannot craft without.  If you are new to classes and need help, just give us a call or come by.  We will be glad to help you figure out just what you need.

Can't wait to see you in one or more classes!  Lisa is a wonderful instructor and you will find our classes fun and relaxing.  It's a great way to meet other people who like to craft and create art.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

September 2016 Classes

September
Classes

We had a fabulous Demo Day last Saturday.  Thank You Impression Obsession for providing us with the perfect Make 'N Take.  Take a look!


Lisa's class schedule is outstanding.....  without further delay, here is what she has for you in September!

Spooky Cats & Dogs Tags
Thursday, Sept 1
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Dang it Lisa!  These are just about the cutest Halloween tags I have ever seen....  I mean seriously, you can't get any cuter!  Perfect as a card, perfect as a bag tag.....  Tim Holtz Dogs and Cats combine with lots of other fun Halloween images to make a great class.

Mixed Media Tag Fun
Thursday, Sept 8
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


Love these tags featuring some of the newest stamps from Dina Wakley.  We love Dina's fun loose images and you will love learning new techniques as you create these wonderful tags.

Hauntingly Fun Clipboard
Sunday, Sept 11
2 pm to 6 pm
$45


It's been a while since Lisa has created a clipboard decoration.  All the newest Tim Holtz Idea-ology inspired this creative Halloween project and this project uses Tim Holtz products exclusively with the exception of the clipboard itself.  

Fun Fright Halloween Cards
Thursday, Sept 15
10:30 am OR 6 pm


These cards use images created by Lindsay Ostrum by Impression Obsession.  Cute and friendly, you will love sending out these adorable cards to friends and family!

DEMO DAY
Saturday, Sept 17
10 am to 4 pm
Come and Go
FREE

Join us for all the fun of Demo Day as we reveal the new class schedule for October.  You get to create a FREE Make 'n Take and browse all the new products that have arrived during the past month.  Grab a friend and have twice as much fun!

The Good Witch Wall Hanging
Thursday, Sept 22
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


We love Character Constructions and Lisa usually has a class featuring something from this fabulous line of paper dolls.  Here is one of Lisa's finest.  I think you will enjoy displaying this project anywhere in your home.

Faith Journal - Repeat
Tuesday, Sept 27
6 pm to 9 pm
$40


So many people asked for a repeat on this class and here it is.  It's fun and much easier than it looks.  There are 3 covers and 2 additional pages inside.  Pockets and inserts make this a keepsake for sure!

Class Enrollment is open!  You can come by the store, call, or email to enroll.

Class fees are due at the time of enrollment.  You may pay by check or cash in the store.  You may mail a check or Lisa can send a Paypal invoice.

Class kits are a requirement for every class you take.  Kits include a variety of essential paper crafting tools.  If you do not have one, call or come by and we will help you put together a kit that will meet all your class needs.

That's it for now!  Until next post, Happy Creating!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

August Classes 2016

Classes in August

We always have a lot of fun on Demo Day.  This last Saturday was no exception.  It was one of our more relaxed days and the Make 'n Take was really cute.  Here's what we made.....


Everyone enjoyed making it and we sold out of all the stamps and dies.  I hope you will make it for next month's Demo Day if you missed this one.  We always have a great FREE Make 'n Take for you as well as the new class schedule.

Speaking of new class schedules, here's what Lisa has planned for us in August!

Sympathy Simplicity Cards
Thursday, Aug 4
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


Learn a new technique for creating backgrounds using an acrylic block mount.  This technique is so much fun and so easy, you'll be wondering why you didn't learn this sooner!

File Folder Journal
Thursday, Aug 11
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Lisa didn't have room on the schedule last month for this beauty.  It was on display and the response was overwhelming.  Here it is for you now.  A wonderful vintage creation you will enjoy making.  Tim Holtz papers and stamps.  You can add photos or journal in it when you are finished.

Canvas Journal Cover
Sunday, Aug 14
2 pm to 5 pm
$25


Lisa and I learned a very fun technique at a workshop a few weeks ago using Gelatos on canvas.  Here's Lisa's take on the technique.  It is an 8-1/2 by 11 canvas cover.  When you have finished, you can insert a mixed media art journal inside or even a spiral notebook!  Who knows what else you'll create once you know how!

Birthday Greetings
Thursday, Aug 18
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


Who doesn't need birthday cards?  Beautiful birthday cards made using using papers from the Belle Vie collection by Photo Play and stamps from Hot off the Press and Impression Obsession.

DEMO DAY
Saturday, Aug 20
10 am to 4 pm
Come and Go

Most of you already know just how much fun Demo Day is.  From the FREE Make 'n Take to the reveal of Lisa's next class schedule, you will always be glad you came!  Be sure to mark your calendar for this one too.  Grab a friend and join us for all the fun!

Canvas Frame Accordian Book
Thursday, Aug 25
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Wow!  What can I say!  Lisa has been working on this one for a while.  Twelve pockets are assembled accordian fashion and the journaling cards in each one can hold special memories or photos.  

Mini Book Play
Saturday, Aug 27
1 to 3 pm
$20 


Do you like miniatures?  This is the class for you!  I should have put a quarter in the photo so you could see for yourself how small these mini books are!  This is a fun class and you will enjoy learning how to make them.

Additional Class details

Enrollment:  You can enroll in any class in person at the store or by phone or email.

Class Fees:  Class fees are due at the time of enrollment.  Payment can be made in the store by cash or check.  When Lisa is present in the store (most Tuesday mornings) you can use your credit card.  If you call or email to enroll, you can mail a check made out to Lisa or she can send you a Paypal invoice.

Basic Kit:  Everyone is expected to bring a Basic Supply Kit to class.  If you are new and do not know what to bring, we will be happy to help you make sure you have what you need.  Supplies include basic paper crafting tools and supplies that are considered necessary whenever you are paper crafting.  Lisa normally supplies all other items although there are some exceptions to that on occasion.

I hope you will join us for one or all of these exciting classes.  We have a great deal of fun and you can make new friends!


Sunday, June 19, 2016

July Classes 2016


New Class Schedule


Lisa's class schedule for July is wonderful!  She is so good at keeping it hidden (even from me) before Demo Day that it always takes my breath away when she puts it out.  That's part of the fun for me as we get ready for you early in the morning.  

I forgot to take a picture of the Make 'n Take.  It was cute and one of the quickest ones we have ever done.  Everyone was happy with it.

Enough of the chatter....  I know you are waiting as patiently as you can for me to get on with it....  so here's what's coming up in July!

Variety Cards
Thursday, July 7th
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


Lot's of stamping in this one!  Stamps by Impression Obsession and Penny Black.  You'll learn a couple of new techniques too!

Mystic Garden Cards
Thursday, July 14
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


We recently got reacquainted with Hot Off the Press.  We were excited to learn about all the new papers and products they now offer.  You will absolutely love this new collection called Mystic Garden.  We sold out of our first order in 2 days!  Lisa has created 6 beautiful cards using coordinating papers, Paper Tole & Foil Set.  You won't be disappointed with these!

Poppy Field Canvas
Thursday, July 21st
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$35


Photo does not do justice to this incredible canvas.  Lots of layers and techniques for you mixed media junkies.  Stencil for the poppies will be provided in this class so you'll be able to create even more projects using the techniques you learn in this class.

Demo Day
Saturday, July 23
10 am to 4 pm
FREE

I haven't said "more fun than a barrel of monkeys" in a while, but you know Demo Day is that much fun.  We always have a FREE Make 'n Take for you and Lisa will have her August schedule out for you to see and you can enroll in the class(es) of your choice on the spot.  Bring a friend.  It's a fun time to share!

Faith Journal
Thursday, July 28
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$40


BoBunny came out with this joyful collection of faith based papers that continues to be one of our best selling collections. You will absolutely love this incredible 5 panel folding book when you are done.  There is even a mini journal tucked deep inside that you can fill with your favorite scriptures and/or journal your prayers and the answers.  This makes a perfect gift for yourself or a special friend.

Sympathy Simplicity Cards
Thusday, August 4
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


I love the simple yet elegant style of these cards.  Their calming appearance makes them perfect for sympathy cards.  You will be glad to have these ready and waiting when the need arises.

File Folder Journal
Unscheduled
ARE YOU INTERESTED?


There wasn't room in the July Schedule for this one, but Lisa decided to put it out there so see if anyone was interested. Looks like there is enough interest to turn it into a class. If you would like to be put on the list, give Lisa or me a shout and we'll let you know if a date becomes available.  

CLASS FEES:  Class Fees are due at the time of enrollment.  There are 3 easy ways to pay.....  Check, Cash, or PayPal.  If Lisa is in the store when you come by, she can accept your credit card.

BASIC CLASS KIT:  A kit of basic supplies is required for every class.  If you are new and need to know what to bring, give us a call and we'll help you gather the necessary supplies. Everything you need is available at the store and are basic paper crafting tools.  

Thanks for stopping by.  Hope to see you in the store soon!

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Classes


June 2016
Classes

Sure did enjoy Demo Day.  Lisa created a wonderful all occasion card for the Make 'n Take using stamps from Impression Obsession.   


Lisa has a fabulous schedule for June.  You can call, email or come by to enroll in the class(es) of your choice.  I know you will see something here you like.

File Folder Journal
Thurs, June 2nd
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Yes, it's very cool!  You'll enjoy learning lots of fun mixed media techniques and come away with a really fun piece of art made from a file folder!

Mini Memory Boxe
Thursday, June 9
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


I always love the vintage shadow boxes Lisa creates.  These are so cute and you can use your own personal vintage photos if you have some.  Always fun and super cute.

Crazy Bird Fireworks
Thursday, June 16
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Darn cute canvas to add to your series of Crazy Bird art.  Fun papers from BoBunny and lots of glitter too!

Demo Day
Saturday, June 18
10 am to 4 pm
Come and Go
FREE

Free Make 'n Take for you and a new class schedule for July.  Always fun...  bring a friend and have twice the fun.....

Inspirational Cards
Tuesday, June 21
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


Beautiful new paper from BoBunny called Butterfly Kisses.  It is perfect for these cards of encouragement for your friends.

Joanne Sharpe Workshops
Friday, June 24 & Saturday June 25


Our fun friend Joanne Sharpe is coming back to teach 3 NEW workshops.  She is the author of "the Art of Whimisical Lettering" and a new book "the Art of Whimsical Stitching".  We are also going to have a book signing party and you're invited!  For more details about this fabulous weekend of fun and classes, see the blog post "Joanne Sharpe Returns".

Mini Box with Tag Book
Thursday, June 30
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


This elegant ATC box from Graphic 45 sports more of the beautiful paper from BoBunny called Butterfly Kisses.  Open the box and "voila'", out pops an attached tag book.  As fun to make as it is elegant!

Variety Cards
Thursday, July 7
10:30 am OR 6 PM
$25


Lisa creates the most beautiful and useful cards ever.  This batch is no exception and you will enjoy learning a few new ways to watercolor.

Enrollment:  Call, email or come by.  

Class Fees:  Due at the time of enrollment.  Three ways to pay - cash, check or Paypal.

Class Kits: You will need to bring a basic kit of supplies.  Supplies are basic tools for paper crafting.  if you are new to our classes and don't know what to bring, call or come by and we will help you put one together.

That's about it for now.  I hope you'll take one of Lisa's wonderful classes.  Lisa is helpful and generous with her experience and you will find that you need no experience to come away with a perfect project or set of cards.


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Joanne Sharpe Workshops

Joanne Sharpe
returns!

June 24 & 25th

Our BFF Joanne Sharpe is returning to teach 3 new and wonderful workshops.  In addition, we are planning a fun "Meet & Greet" open house before our 1st class begins on Friday.

I have always enjoyed Joanne's whimsical lettering style and I have to tell you that she has been a big influence on my own personal lettering style.  Joanne teaches you to use the hidden talents you already have but didn't know you had.  It's always a fun time and she has a special place in her heart for her "Okie Peeps"!  

Join us as we spread our wings and fly in new found ways!

Meet & Greet Book Signing Party
Friday, June 24
2:30 to 4:30 pm
FREE


Come meet Joanne at a Book Signing Party.  Bring your own copy of her books (or purchase one here at the event) and she'll autograph them!  We'll have "special refreshments" (frito chili pie and rotel cheese dip - it's a tradition). And time permitting, Joanne will do a free stitching demo.  You don't have to take a class to take advantage of this fun time.

"Whimsical Wool Felt and Stitch"
Art Journal OR Needle Book
Friday, June 24
6 - 9 pm
$60



Epic art with color, texture and fibers.  Let's paint and stitch with fluffy wool and threads!  This new class is a huge hit, fresh from Joanne's new book.  Come create a yummy and practical art journal book, or a needle book, using wool roving and colorful threads.  Learn needle felting basics and decorative hand stitching to embellish the perfect place for recording your thoughts as a journal, or a handy spot for needles and pins.
Supplies needed*:  Hand felting tool, #24 chenille needles, 3-5 colors of wool roving, #5 pearl cotton in 3-5 favorite colors, 2 pieces of white craft felt, and a foam felting base.  *A kit containing all these supplies will be available for purchase (approximate cost $25-30).* 

The Epic Book Tour Art Class 2016
"The Art of Whimsical Lettering"
Saturday, June 25
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
$60


Come get some BRAND NEW lettering ideas and explore Joanne's bestselling "The Art of Whimsical Lettering" book.  Create a journal using her favorite lettering techniques as this book tour continues.  This is a NEW workshop for 2016 with new ideas from the book.  We will discover and embrace lettering ideas and samples while learning "artful lettering" style secrets using pens, markers and creative tools as we make a playful resource for lettering practice.  Create a composition book journal of practice pages, lettering styles, inspirational samples, quotes and sayings.  Focus on identifying your own distinct lettering preferences, composition and aesthetically pleasing pages.
Supplies needed: Wide ruled, school grade hard cover composition book, your favorite lettering markers, small watercolor (pans) set, black pens, alcohol markers (Copic, Prismacolor, Kaiserfusion, etc), black waterproof pens like Micron or Pitt, pencil, eraser, glue stick.  YOU WILL need a copy of Joanne's book "The Art of Whimsical Lettering.  It will be available for purchase here at a 10% discount.

DIY Alphabet Art & Lettering Journal:
Coloring Book Style!
Saturday, June 25
3:30 -6:30 pm
$60


Of course you've heard that coloring books are the hottest craze!  Create with simple doodle art techniques to make your own coloring book journal with illustrations, alphabets and lettering using pens and markers and your own doodles.  Learn a NEW whimsical alphabet, fun and funky drawing techniques from Joanne to make an elaborate illustrated "Whimsey Words and Quotes" journal.  Take home 5 exclusive handouts to inspire the designs for your own themed alphabets using drawing and coloring techniques.  Bring ONE 3-5 word quote or verse to illustrate.  No drawing experience required.  Really!  She will empower your creativity with simple black and white imagery and stunning lettering that will burst in color.  This class is hot, hot, hot!!!
Supplies Needed:  Bring your favorite coloring markers like Tombow Dual Brush, Copic, Sakura Coloring Brush, pencil and eraser, colored pencils set (Prismacolor or Prima), black, fine line, permanent pigment ink pens like Pitt "S", "F" and "M" tips or Micron .01, .03, and .08, and a 9x12" Strathmore BRISTOL paper pad (available at My Heart's Fancy).

ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN
Call, come by or email (maura@myheartsfancyok.com) to enroll.  Classes will be limited to 20 students per class so enroll early.

Class Fees  
Class fees are due at the time of enrollment.  4 ways to pay!  Cash, Check, Credit Card or Paypal.  Refund policy:  Full refund for cancellations received prior to midnight, Friday, June 17.  50% refunds for cancellations received prior to midnight, June 21st.  No refunds after June 21st.  If you are unable to attend your class(es) you may gift or sell your class to a friend. 

I hope you will be able to join us for this fun group of workshops.  You will enjoy Joanne's wonderful sense of humor, generous teaching spirit and learn so much about lettering and stitching.




Tuesday, April 26, 2016

May 2016 Classes

May Classes

We had a lovely time on Demo Day.  If you couldn't come, you missed this fun Make 'n Take.....


Blueprint die #28 & flower stamp by My Favorite Things.  Paper by BoBunny.  This is a really fun card.  The die cuts the "trap door" out of the center of the topper.  You can stamp all kinds of things inside and need only a postcard for a backer.

Lisa's May class schedule is a winner as usual.  There really are some lovelies for you to take.  Here's it is......

Waterless Watercolor
Thursday, May 5
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Lisa found that sometimes students struggle with watercolor.  She went looking for an alternative way to "watercolor".  You will make 3 beautiful cards using her "waterless watercolor" technique.  Stamps & bookmark die cut  by Penny Black - die cut butterfly by Sizzix for Tim Holtz.

Mini What-not Case
Thursday, May 12
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Cute little train case that could hold ATC's or small recipe cards.  This little case is made using a die by Sizzix for Eileen Hull.  Lisa uses a new paper by Kraft-tex that has the look and feel of leather, but will wash like fabric.  You will love it!

Dream Exploration Canvas
Sunday May 15th
2 - 6 pm
$50


Lisa has become known for her back of the canvas "niche" projects.  This is one of her finest creations and uses a variety of techniques and products.  You will learn so many new things while creating your own artzy fartzy altered canvas.

Artsy Man Cards
Thursday, May 19th
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Tim Holtz came out with so many good stamps for men this last go around.  Lisa immediately saw numerous possibilities for all those man cards that are so hard to pull out of the hat.  New stamps and some old techniques come together to create the perfect card for Father's Day, birthday or any reason you need a man card!

DEMO DAY
Saturday, May 21
Come and Go all day
FREE

Ah, Demo Day!  You know it's always a treat to come make a FREE Make 'n Take.  Lisa always makes it so easy.  Couple that with a new class schedule for June, and all the new goodies to browse and you have "Winner Winner Chicken Dinner" for all!  Grab a friend and join us for all the fun.....

Floral Fun Cards
Tuesday, May 24
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


My Favorite Things has become one of our very favorite companies this year.  Lots of fabulous dies and fun stamps.  This collection of bright, cheerful cards will have you smiling the whole time you are making them.  Your friends will think you are so clever when they see them too!

File Folder Journal
Thursday, June 2
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Lisa and I discovered this clever way to use a file folder to create a really fun pocket project some time ago.  We both kinda forgot about it and when Lisa was cleaning her studio last month, ran across it and knew exactly what to do!  Lot's of fun to create and lots of fun to use.

Great schedule!  Three ways to enroll: call, come by or email Lisa or me and we will get you enrolled.  

Class fees: Three ways to pay: cash, Paypal or credit card (Lisa must be present for credit card).  Fees are due at the time of enrollment.

Basic kit: You are required to bring a basic kit to class.  If you are new to classes and don't know what to include, please give us a call and we will guide you in the selection of all the right stuff!