Donna Downey comes to Scrapbook Territory!

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Bloom "a state or time of beauty, freshness and vigor"
8 page, 6x12 mixed-media, fabric and paper hybrid album
Friday, October 16th
6:00pm - 9:00pm ~ $65
Nothing makes me happier than a scrapbook bursting at the seams with creative bits of paper, fabrics, ribbons and photos...that is unless it incorporates cardboard, stamping, acrylic and transparencies too! This album is an over the top mixed-media experience blending traditional scrapbooking products in unconventional ways that results in a collected scrapbook of memories that is artistic, personal and rich with vibrant color.

student supplies:
small pixie alphabet or word stamps
black stazon stamp pad
red stamp pad
turquoise stamp pad (optional)
sewing needle
15 assorted buttons
(in reds, turquoises, yellows and apple or celery greens)
sharp scissors
paper trimmer
glossy or matte accents (Ranger)
photo adhesive
misting spray bottle (optional)
apron (optional)
baby wipes
black journaling pen
Crop-a-dile hole punch
17-20 photos
(3” x 2” photos used in project sample)
sandpaper or sanding block
medium and small acrylic block
box cutter
cutting mat

Fabric Scrapbooking “Gotta Love the Everyday”
20 page 8x8 canvas fabric album
Saturday, October 17th
10:00am – 5:00pm ~ $95

Fabric Scrapbooking is an exploration in melding the best of the paper world with the best of the fabric world to create one of the most outstandingly visual and completely tactile memory album experiences. Filled with dozens of techniques and applications for using my new Fabric scrapbooking line just released with Prima, in this workshop, you will create this album using the entire line of products at your fingertips. And best of all, NO SEWING NECESSARY! but be sure and bring an apron because we are going to have some messy and creative FUN!

Supply List:
paint brushes – small detail brush and 1” brush
jar, mug or cup to rinse and dip brushes into
assorted acrylic paint colors (my palette was made up of oranges, greens, turquoises, pinks, white and yellows)
coordinated/colored embossing powders (optional – if
you have them bring them)
embossing ink pad (optional – bring if you are bringing
embossing powders)
heat gun
watercolor paint (the disk kind like the kids use)
liquid watercolors (we will not have time to use these in
class and are totally optional, if you have them bring
them and I can show you how easy they are to use
aleene’s tacky glue
glossy or matte accents adhesive
GOLDEN regular gel matte (optional http://www.dickblick.
Modeling or molding paste
A book you don’t mind tearing up
6 spiral notebook pages
buttons (pull from your stash a handful or so of buttons that
coordinate with your color palette)
photos – (eleven 4”x 6” & six 2” x 3”) normally I say photos
optional, but because many of the pages incorporate the
photo into the designs I would say if you are not a “photo
bringer” and do not want to bring all the photos at least
bring 1 or 2 wallet sized (2”x3”) and 4”x6”
Wire cutter
Needle nose pliers
Stapler or long arm stapler
Pop dots (5)
3 sheets of white 8.5 x 11 or 12 x 12 cardstock
1 sheet of your FAVORITE patterned paper
favorite word or quote stamps (optional)
download and print optional class text onto white or cream
colored cardstock
Stazon black and brown
Brown distressing stamp pads
Charcoal pencil or regular pencil
Assorted eyeletsBling (optional)

Donna Downey is a bestselling author, instructor and all-around creative force in the crafting industry. In 2000, she got into scrapbooking as an extension of her paper product and photography addiction. This was only the beginning. From working as a popular columnist for Simple Scrapbooks magazine, to traveling the world inspiring women to push the boundaries of their own creativity, to developing her first fabric scrapbooking line with Prima due out in the Spring of ‘09, Donna is consistently on the leading edge of all things cool related to memory preservation art.
As a craft-media artist, Donna is a born experimenter, blending and transforming both traditional and unexpected items into meaningful pieces of self expression. A former elementary school teacher, she has synthesized her first love of teaching with her passion for craft and brings this to women via workshops at scrapbook stores and events, writing books, and through her popular blog and website.
Donna lives in North Carolina with her husband, and is a mother of three exceptionally blonde children, and one blonde dog.


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