Papercrafting/Mixed Media Workshops

Your favorite Great American Scrapbook Convention instructors will guide you every step of the way as you complete beautiful paper-based projects. You’ll get to choose from a diverse array of paper patterns, layouts, stamping methods and more. From scrapbooking to mixed media collages, you’ll want to participate in every class!

Friday, October 25th

Everyday Happiness Mini Album - $30

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Sponsoring Company: We R Memory Keepers
Instructor: Robyn Schaub
Skill Level: Intermediate
Focus: Tools, Techniques
Description: Sunshine and happiness are everywhere in this mini album! We'll be using the new Feelin' Groovy line from We R Memory Keepers, along with some of We R's hottest tools: The Cinch and the Tab Punch. This fun 6" x 6" book has plenty of space for photos, plus a few nooks and crannies to hold extra journaling or memorabilia. You'll learn some innovative techniques using washi tape, twine and zipper trim and have a chance to win some great giveaways!
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, corner rounder, foam tape or squares, blue or brown ink
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am      
Room: 205

Albums Made Easy - $30

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Sponsoring Company: We R Memory Keepers & Jillibean Soup
Instructor: Shemaine Smith
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Tools and Ideas
Description: Scrapbook faster than ever before! Learn how the Albums Made Easy System takes the process of scrapbooking and memory keeping and simplifies it into three easy steps. In this class you'll complete 6 12x12 photo sleeves while learning how to utilize stamped images, punched shapes and other embellishments to record your memories faster. We'll be using a variety of We R Memories tools along with the brand new Chalkboard collection.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, adhesive (2 tape dispensers) or 1 roll of Scor-tape is preferred, brown pigment in for distressing, scissors, large and small glue dots
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am      
Room: 204

Small Gifts, Big Hearts - $28
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Instructor: Ashley Harris
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Sometimes we just don't have the time to go out and get something big for those special occasions.  So join me in this super fun class creating various gifts. You will be making gift card holders, cocoa holders and money pockets!  Come enjoy this super fun class!  Product may vary.
Materials Needed: Basic supplies, scissors, paper piercer, Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher if you have one.
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am      
Room: 206AB

"3 n 1" Layout Class - $70


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Sponsoring Company: PRIMA
Instructor: Trina McClune
Skill Level: All Levels
Focus: Ideas, Techniques
Description: Do you want to create 3 layouts in one class? Learn to use your scrapbooking time better? Do you want to learn about clustering product? Layering in your layouts? What about how to make the most of your product? How to use the gorgeous packaging Prima includes as part of their product release. In this class you will do all of these things as well as having a ton of fun! Trina McClune comes from New Zealand to show you the latest and greatest Prima has to offer. Using her ‘typical’ whimsical, ‘shabby chic’ style, Trina will have you creating 3 beautiful single layouts to take away and cherish. Along with lots of tips that Trina will give you during class, some of the techniques you'll use are: fussy cutting, sanding, inking, distressing, layering, using packaging, using texture paste and more. Because Trina wants to share the very latest Prima has to offer, she can’t show you pictures of the actual pages you’ll create – product is still not out yet! But following are some samples of ‘3in1’ classes Trina has taught in the last year. This class will be in a similar vein as these samples. 3 beautiful single layouts in one class. Trina likes to ensure all her projects are finished in class, but just in case she provides full color instructions for your use. This class is for all Skill Levels, however it is a fast paced class.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, wet and dry adhesive, scissors, craft knife and cutting mat, paper trimmer, pencil or awl, brown or black ink, Foam Dots/Pop Dots, black pen, distressing tool
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm      
Room: 208B

Mix It Up Mini Book - $30

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Sponsoring Company: Echo Park Papers
Instructor: Robyn Schaub
Skill Level: Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Step outside the box and get ready to add some new elements to your scrapbook arsenal. Sure, we'll use some patterned paper and stickers from Echo Park's Photo Freedom Volume II collection, but that's where the same-old, same-old ends, my friends. We'll mix in cork, bags, tags, envelopes, tapes, ribbon and a few other surprises to create a unique and inspiring mini book – perfect for journaling, photos or “smashing.” This class will have you looking at scrapbook supplies in a whole new light.
Materials Needed: Basic supplies, stapler, hole punch - Crop-a-dile recommended
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room: 205

A Christmas Story Shadow Box - $30

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Sponsoring Company: Webster's Pages and Maya Road
Instructor: Shemaine Smith
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Take your memories out of your scrapbooks and into home décor items. Create a holiday themed keepsake that lasts as you embellish a Maya Road Shadow Box with Webster’s Pages brand new A Christmas Story collection. You’ll learn some great techniques like fussy cutting and creative ways to use dies and punches. You'll also learn how to use glitter to add dimension to patterned paper and more. At the end of class you will have turned a simple shadow box into a sweet holiday gift or keep it as a lovely home décor item for yourself. We’ll also have lots of fun giveaways too!
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, scissors, adhesive(2 tape dispensers) or 1 roll of Scor-tape is preferred, foam dots(large), large and small glue dots (not the thick 3D kind) or any quick drying liquid adhesive of your choice
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: 204

Tags for All Reasons - $28

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Sponsoring Company:
Instructor: Ashley Harris
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Come create and finish 6 fun tags! You will leave this class with 6 complete tags to use for welcoming a baby, saying Happy Birthday or just Thank You.
Materials Needed: Basic supplies, scissors
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: 206AB

Fun with Hybrid Pages - Get the best of both Worlds! - $22

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Sponsoring Company:  Heritage Makers
Instructor: Yolanda Ray
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Yes you can!! Use your computer for more than just journaling on your scrapbook pages. With Heritage Makers online design studio you can create some fun and easy a layouts and embellish them with traditional elements and produce 3 dimensional works of art! In this workshop you will learn how to use the design studio and make fun gift tiles to take home.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm      
Room: 206AB

From Good to Great: Inspired Scrapbook Design - $30

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Sponsoring Company:  Core'dinations
Instructor: Robyn Schaub   
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques
Description: Ready to take your scrapbooking to the next level? In this class, you'll learn to think like a scrapbook pro with simple tips and ideas to improve your pages. Play with supplies from some of the hottest manufacturers as you learn to fearlessly mix colors and patterns, add layers and choose the perfect embellishments. We'll also explore some of the newest trends in scrapbooking and showcase techniques to create your own unique embellishments. You'll walk away with two completed 12 x 12 layouts and a fresh dose of inspiration for creating future projects.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, 1/2" circle punch (optional)
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Room: 205

Trina's Mini/Smash Album Class - $70

Sponsoring Company: PRIMA
Instructor: Trina McClune
Skill Level: All Levels
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: A smash album is one of those fantastically fun albums where you get to just ‘smash’ everything in. Ticket stubs, feathers, dried flowers, quotes, little notes from your children/partner and of course your photos. It’s not about fancy embellishing, but getting bits and pieces into an album and telling your story in a fun and easy way. Just like in the ‘old days’. In Trina’s class you’re going to build a Smash album from scratch. Building up the pages with lots of different techniques (stamping, embossing, punching, die cutting etc etc). Adding in funky pockets, hidden journaling, special words. You will be taught a myriad of interesting and thought provoking ways to make the album just right for you! Packed with a TON of product, and 3 hours long, this class is going to stimulate your creativity so much you’re not going to want to stop! Note:You will create 15 pages (30 double sides) plus a front and back cover in class. **Warning: People who have taken this class are prone to keep making more and more ‘smash’/mini albums!**
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, wet and dry adhesive, scissors, craft knife and cutting mat, paper trimmer, pencil or awl, brown and black ink, Foam Dots/Pops Dots, black pen, distressing tool
Date: Friday, October 25th
Time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm      
Room: 208B


Saturday, October 26th

Everyday Happiness Mini Album - $30


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Sponsoring Company:  We R Memory Keepers
Instructor: Robyn Schaub
Skill Level: Intermediate
Focus: Tools, Techniques
Description: Sunshine and happiness are everywhere in this mini album! We'll be using the new Feelin' Groovy line from We R Memory Keepers, along with some of We R's hottest tools: The Cinch and the Tab Punch. This fun 6" x 6" book has plenty of space for photos, plus a few nooks and crannies to hold extra journaling or memorabilia. You'll learn some innovative techniques using washi tape, twine and zipper trim and have a chance to win some great giveaways!
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, corner rounder, foam tape or squares, blue or brown ink
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 9:00  - 10:30 am      
Room: 205

Albums Made Easy - $30

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Sponsoring Company: We R Memory Keepers
Instructor: Shemaine Smith
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Tools and Ideas
Description: Scrapbook faster than ever before! Learn how the Albums Made Easy System takes the process of scrapbooking and memory keeping and simplifies it into three easy steps. In this class you'll complete 6 - 12x12 photo sleeves while learning how to utilize stamped images, punched shapes and other embellishments to record your memories faster. We'll be using a variety of We R Memories tools along with the brand new Chalkboard collection.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, corner rounder, large and small glue dots, photos you want to create with: Bring (2) 4x6 photos per page as well as (2) photos sized 3x4. If you choose not to bring photos you can cut pieces of paper for placement holders and add photos later.
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am      
Room: 204

Small Gifts Big Hearts - $28

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Sponsoring Company:  
Instructor: Ashley Harris
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Sometimes we just don't have the time to go out and get something big for those special occasions.  So join me in this super fun class creating various gifts.  You will be making gift card holders, cocoa holders and money pockets!  Come enjoy this super fun class!  Product may vary.
Materials Needed: Basic supplies, scissors, paper piercer, Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher if you have one.
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 9:00  - 10:30 am    
Room: 206AB



Trina's Mini/Smash Album Class - $70

Sponsoring Company: PRIMA
Instructor: Trina McClune
Skill Level: All Levels
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: A smash album is one of those fantastically fun albums where you get to just "smash" everything in. Ticket stubs, feathers, dried flowers, quotes, little notes from your children/partner and of course your photos. It's not about fancy embellishing, but getting bits and pieces into an album and telling your story in a fun and easy way. Just like in the "old days." In Trina's class you're going to build a Smash Album from scratch. Building up the page with lots of different techniques, (stamping, embossing, punching, die cutting, etc...) Adding in funky pockets, hidden journaling, special words. You will be taught a myriad of interesting and thought provoking ways to make the album just right for you! Packed with a TON of product and 3 hours long, this class is going to stimulate your creativity so much you're not going to want to stop! Note: You will create 15 pages (30 double sides) plus a front and back cover in the class. ** Warning: People who have taken this class are prone to keep making more and more "smash/mini albums!"**
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, wet and dry adhesive, craft knife and cutting mat, paper trimmer, pencil or awl, brown or black ink, Foam Dots/Pop Dots, black pen, distressing tool
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm      
Room: 208B

Mix It Up Mini Book - $30

Click on Image to Enlarge

Sponsoring Company:  Echo Park Papers
Instructor: Robyn Schaub
Skill Level: Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Step outside the box and get ready to add some new elements to your scrapbook arsenal. Sure, we'll use some patterned paper and stickers, but that's where the same-old, same-old ends. We'll mix in bags, tags, envelopes, tapes, ribbon and a few other surprises to create a unique and inspiring mini book - perfect for journaling, photos or "smashing." This class will have you looking at scrapbook supplies in a whole new light.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, stapler, hole punch, Crop-a-Dile recommended
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 pm      
Room: 205

A Christmas Story Shadow Box - $30

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Sponsoring Company: Webster's Pages and Maya Road
Instructor: Shemaine Smith
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Take your memories out of your scrapbooks and into home décor items. Create a holiday themed keepsake that lasts as you embellish a Maya Road Shadow Box with Webster’s Pages brand new A Christmas Story collection. You’ll learn some great techniques like fussy cutting and creative ways to use dies and punches. You'll also learn how to use glitter to add dimension to patterned paper and more. At the end of class you will have turned a simple shadow box into a sweet holiday gift or keep it as a lovely home décor item for yourself. We’ll also have lots of fun giveaways too!
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, scissors, adhesive(2 tape dispensers) or 1 roll of Scor-tape is preferred, foam dots(large), large and small glue dots (not the thick 3D kind) or any quick drying liquid adhesive of your choice
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: 204

Tags for All Reasons - $28

Click on Images to Enlarge

Sponsoring Company: 
Instructor: Ashley Harris
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Come create and finish 6 fun tags! You will leave this class with 6 complete tags to use for welcoming a baby, saying Happy Birthday or just Thank You.
Materials Needed: Basic supplies, scissors
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: 206AB

From Good to Great: Inspired Scrapbook Design - $30

Click on Image to Enlarge

Sponsoring Company:  Core'dinations
Instructor: Robyn Schaub   
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques
Description: Ready to take your scrapbooking to the next level? In this class, you'll learn to think like a scrapbook pro with simple tips and ideas to improve your pages. Play with supplies from some of the hottest manufacturers as you learn to fearlessly mix colors and patterns, add layers and choose the perfect embellishments. We'll also explore some of the newest trends in scrapbooking and showcase techniques to create your own unique embellishments. You'll walk away with two completed 12 x 12 layouts and a fresh dose of inspiration for creating future projects.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, 1/2" circle punch (optional)
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Room: 205

"3 n 1" Layout Class - $70

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Sponsoring Company: PRIMA
Instructor: Trina McClune
Skill Level: All Levels
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Do you want to create 3 layouts in one class? Learn to use your scrapbooking time better? Do you want to learn about clustering product? Layering in your layouts? What about how to make the most of your product? How to use the gorgeous packaging Prima includes as part of their product release. In this class you will do all of these things as well as having a ton of fun! Trina McClune comes from New Zealand to show you the latest and greatest Prima has to offer. Using her ‘typical’ whimsical, ‘shabby chic’ style, Trina will have you creating 3 beautiful single layouts to take away and cherish. Along with lots of tips that Trina will give you during class, some of the techniques you'll use are: fussy cutting, sanding, inking, distressing, layering, using packaging, using texture paste and more. Because Trina wants to share the very latest Prima has to offer, she can’t show you pictures of the actual pages you’ll create – product is still not out yet! But following are some samples of ‘3in1’ classes Trina has taught in the last year. This class will be in a similar vein as these samples. 3 beautiful single layouts in one class. Trina likes to ensure all her projects are finished in class, but just in case she provides full color instructions for your use. This class is for all Skill Levels, however it is a fast paced class.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies, wet and dry adhesive, scissors, craft knife and cutting mat, paper trimmer, pencil or awl, brown or black ink, Foam Dots/Pop Dots, black pen, distressing tool
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm      
Room: 208B

Fun With Hybrid Pages - Get the Best of Both Worlds - $22

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Sponsoring Company: 
Instructor: Yolanda Ray
Skill Level: Beginner & Intermediate
Focus: Techniques, Ideas
Description: Yes you can!! Use your computer for more than just journaling on your scrapbook pages. With Heritage Makers online design studio you can create some fun and easy a layouts and embellish them with traditional elements and produce 3 dimensional works of art! In this workshop you will learn how to use the design studio and make fun gift tiles to take home.
Materials Needed: Basic Supplies
Date: Saturday, October 26th
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm   
Room: 206AB