Family Name Sign

personalized wood plaque

Cost $20 All materials supplied
 
Time: approximately 2 hr.
 
Techniques learned:
Faux distressing
create and apply personalized transfer and troubleshooting
preserving transfer and finishing
Sign is personalized, date is optional.  Size may vary but will be about 12 x 15
 
be able to make any sign you want with household items
 
 
 
 

Sea Glass Mason Jars

Sea Glass Vases
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cost: $10 All materials supplied (Additional jars may be purchased at cost)
Techniques learned:
Preparing glass for painting
Applying frosted glass paint and brushing methods for different effects
Curing processes and care
Optional making silk roses for embellishment
 

Handmade Peacock Card Set

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Cost: $15 All supplies included
Techniques learned:
How to draw (or paint) peacock feathers (trust me, they are easy!)
Background painting with stamping ink
resist print with colored pencil
Create a set of 6 cards (or more if time)  Package your set for gift giving!
 
 
 

Stamp Carving

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Cost: $25  All materials supplied
Techniques Learned:
Selecting appropriate images to carve
transferring images for carving
carving tricks and tips
Money saving methods
Walk away with your own stamp carving tools and the ability to create your own custom stamps and 1 completed stamp (2 if we have time), and a card with your hand made stamp.  Stamp carving is an old art, but very rewarding and if your super particular like me, well worth the learning!
 
 

 Lighted Floral Garland

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Cost $25 All materials supplied
Techniques Learned:
Disassemble and assembling silk flowers
Modifying flowers for lights
Custom garlands cost about the same as prefabricated, but you can choose a light strand that is close or sparse, long or short, LED or regular, battery or AC, as well as the foliage of your choice.  Want to use the flowers of your choice for a specific event? I can adapt for that!  Lighted garlands are not only great for decorations, they make wow-tastic gift baskets!
 

All Things Are Beautiful

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Cost $50
Techniques Learned:
create and apply personalized transfer to natural wood and troubleshooting
preserving transfer and finishing natural wood
 
The example above says, : “With God, all things are beautiful, nothing is wasted” and is on unpainted pallet.  Quotes and sizes are variable.  Pricing is adjusted by material cost. Cost listed is for this specific sign.  While reclaimed wood is usually free, it must be prepared for artwork which adds a considerable time factor.   The picture above is shown with a lighted garland and hand stamped card to match.  All classes I offer.
 
 

Basic Sign

You can't buy happiness, but you can buy icecream, and that's kindof the same thing

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy icecream, and that’s kindof the same thing

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cost $15 All materials supplied
Techniques learned:
Faux distressing
create and apply personalized transfer and troubleshooting
preserving transfer and finishing
Size may vary but will be about 6 x 18
 
be able to make any sign you want with household items.  This class is like the other transfer sign classes offered but is a little more economical and casual.  Prices vary with these projects because of time and material.  You may choose your phrase.  More than one phrase can be used in a class to produce different signs for each student.  Extra time should be allotted if you choose this option.
 

Pink Paris Card Set

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Cost $15
Techniques Learned
Background painting with stamping ink
heat embossing
layering of media
Create a set of 6 cards (or more if time)  Package your set for gift giving!
Have a specific color scheme or theme in mind?  I can adapt!

Produce Crate

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Cost $18
Techniques Learned
faux “old wood” finish
decoupage
preparing ink jet prints for decoupage
 

Stamped Pillow Cases

Stamped pillow case
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cost $20
Techniques Learned:
choosing inks for fabric stamping
choosing stamps for fabric stamping
tips for getting clear images on fabric
Setting the ink
Care
You will have a completed pillow when you leave
 
 

Stamped Apron

Black and white Adult Apron

Black and white Adult Apron

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cost $20
Techniques Learned:
choosing inks for fabric stamping
choosing stamps for fabric stamping
tips for getting clear images on fabric
Setting the ink
Care
You will have a completed pillow when you leave

 

Paper Dress Matted Art

paper dress

Cost $20
Techniques Learned:
Distress ink
Making your own embellishments
Layering
Stamping

more to come!