Tag: card making

April 21st Copic Cherry Blossoms Class with Laura Griffin in Irving

Registration is now open for the April 21st Copic Club class (to be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Jaycee Arts Center, 1975 Puritan in Irving, TX). Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

I absolutely love this time of year when the trees begin to burst into flowers and the world turns green again.  To celebrate the arrival of Spring, we’ll be coloring these these Blossoming Cherries in our next class and will create the below card:

The finished project will have a gorgeous dimensional look.

You’ll learn:
  • My favorite method for coloring cherry blossoms
  • My secret for creating beautiful, multi-dimensional cards
  • A fun background technique you can use on any Copic project
  • And more!

Ready to sign up and join in the fun?  Email laura@laura-griffin.com.  Available spots are on a first come, first serve basis and I anticipate this class will fill fast.

The April Copic Club class fee is $25.  Suggested marker colors will be sent once payment is received.

For more information about Laura’s copic classes see http://laura-griffin.com/blog/.  Her classes are usually held on the 3rd Saturday of the month. 2018 schedule:

May 19
June 23 (Club in morning, Copic 101 1-3:30 p.m.)
July 21
August 18 (Club in morning, garage sale in afternoon)
September 15 (Club in morning, Copic 101 1-3:30 p.m.)
October 20
November 17
December 15 (Club in morning, Copic 101 1-3:30 p.m.)

Happy coloring,
Laura Griffin
DFW Copic Club Instructor
214-417-6776 (cell)


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Stamp Scrap Art Tour Show Jan. 22-34 in Plano


January 23-24, 2016 (Make ‘N Take & classes on Friday Jan. 22)

Saturday, 10-5 and Sunday 10-3

PLANO CENTER, 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano TX


General Show Admission $6 if ordered prior, $7 at the door
– January 23rd, 10am – 5pm
– January 24th, 10am – 3pm

Make ‘N Take Admission*
– January 22nd, 7pm – 10pm

Make ‘N Take is Friday before the show. Make sure to get your Make ‘N Take tickets, they sell out fast! – avaailable online

Class Available at this Show: $28
Craft Fantastic
Instructor: Craft Fantastic

Purchase tickets at Stamp Asylum
2001 Coit Rd. Suite 165
Plano, Tx 75075

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Art Anthology Day with Stayce DeWild June 13


SATURDAY, JUNE 13 9:30 a.m. – ????
414 SE 1st St.
Mineral Wells, TX

Are you a fan of Art Anthology?  If so, you do not want to miss this event!  Stayce DeWid, owner of Art Anthology, will be at Cat’s Creations on June 13th to teach three wonderful classes full of inky goodness!


The first class at 9:30 a.m. will teach you amazing techniques for turning cards into masterpieces that will be hard to give away!  You will make a special gift for someone all wrapped up in a card presentation!

In the second class you will make a breathtaking canvas with a destination theme while learning mixed media tips.  Bring your favorite 4 x 6 travel pic and transform it into a display canvas for all to see and be a daily reminder of your memorable trip.

The final class of the day will teach you how to use your mixed media supplies on your scrapbook pages while making a 12 x 12 layout.  
Sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 classes today, as spaces are limited!  As a bonus, lunch will be provided for students taking all three classes.  Click on the link to the right to see pictures of all of the stunning projects.  What a fun way to spend a summer day!  

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*Huge* craft garage sale Saturday, June 13th plus Copic Classes


Do you have a love for all things crafty?  And are you a fan of great deals?  If so – you won’t want to miss out on this weekend’s craft garage sale taking place at the Jaycee Arts Center in Irving starting at noon.

What started out as a side table after my next Copic Club class has turned into *14 BOXES* of crafty goodness.  Yup – you read that right…  14 full boxes!  That means literally HUNDREDS of rubber stamps, clear stamps, paper, inks, ephemera, punches, tools, and other crafty  treasures at a mere fraction of their original cost.  I’ll have a box of freebies as well.

Why am I sharing all this crafty goodness with you?  I’m paring down my existing collection (affectionately called a “Michael’s store” by my friends) to make room for visiting relatives and a few new hobbies.  ;)  My limited space is your gain!

So here’s how it will work.  I will be teaching the DFW Copic Club class from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning (June 13th).  I’ll be shutting down the classroom from 11:30-12:00 to get supplies unloaded and will re-open the small gallery room right around noon for shopping.  The sale will go until 3 p.m. I hope you can swing by, say hello, and pick up a treasure or two!  Feel free to forward this message to any of your crafty friends that might also like to come by.

Accepted Forms of Payment:
Cash and personal checks.

Jaycee Arts Center
1975 Puritan Dr., Irving, TX 75061
(near Story Road and 183)
We’ll be in the small gallery room to the left as you enter the front door.

Oh – and just in case anyone is interested…I have just *one* spot left in Saturday’s Copic Club class.  We’ll be practicing feathering two different color families together while making the below yummy cupcake card.  (Anyone hungry yet?)  ;)


If you have attended Copic 101 and want to join in the club fun this month, please respond to this e-mail.  Open spots are available on a first come, first serve basis.  The class fee is $25.  Additional registration details can be found below.

Happy coloring,
Laura Griffin
Certified Copic Instructor
214-417-6776 (cell)


Mark your calendar!

Upcoming 2015 Copic Classes

All classes held on Saturdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. unless noted otherwise
June 13th
July 18th
August 15th
September 19th
October 24th
November 14th, 1-3:30 p.m. (Copic 101)
December 12th

This month’s Copic Club class fee is $25.  Once I have confirmed your spot, class fees can be paid via mailed check (made out to “Laura Griffin”) or Paypal (“laura_griffin@yahoo.com“).

Project colors will be sent after payment is received.  Class fees are non-refundable.  In the event that you are ever unable to attend class after registering, you can arrange to receive your kit in the next class or have one sent to you via mail.

Class is held at the Jaycee Arts Center (located at 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving, TX 75061).  The classroom will open at9 a.m. and class will start promptly at 9:30 a.m.

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