Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Free Online Photography Workshop

Another free course that you may be interested in.  This course is by Cheryl Johnson, a name you'll know if you frequent UKScrappers or used to read Scrapbook Inspirations.    Click on the link below for more info, and take a look around her blog too!

12 Days of Christmas

Friday, 19 November 2010

Catching a flight!

Hello Ladies!

Just a very quick note to let you know that the Christmas kits are all ready for when I get back from New York.  I thought it was best done before jet lag rather than afterwards.

You will need to bring the following items with you to complete the project:

  • paper trimmer
  • scissors
  • cutting mat & craft knife
  • small paint brush (artist type...not decorating type)
  • foam pads/pop dots
  • DST/tape runner
  • large & medium acrylic stamping blocks
  • crop-a-dile or similar hole punch (I will bring mine with me if you don't have one)
  •   Black & brown ink pads - versafine or ranger archival.  I've used the coffee archival.  They will be used for stamping. Please do not use stazon on the stamps.
  • If you have one a gold ink pad & heat gun (gold inks usually need to be heat set to stop them rubbing off)
  • Scrap paper (sheet of copy paper will do)
  • Alphabets - stamps, or any left over thickers & stickers from Octobers classes.
  • Fine ribbon to embellish - possibly gold, purple, green or red.  Think Christmas colours.
  • If you have them - baby wipes.


    To help you to complete your Christmas record, start taking notes and photographs from the 1st december of your day.  This could be receipts from Christms shopping, lists - to-do, christmas card, presents...anything at all Christmas related.  If you have good or bad thoughts that day about the festive season - note them down.

Sadly I cannot order any more papers for the kits but I will be bringing some extra 2" book rings and chipboard if anyone would like some extra supplies to make other ring bound mini books.

See you all when I get back!


Monday, 8 November 2010

Free Online Class

Nothing quite like a freebie to make the pennies stretch, or to help use up those supplies! I received this in my inbox today and thought I'd share it all with you.  I've done a free Jessica Sprague course before, Stories in Hand, which has proved extremely useful at times. 

 Take a look, maybe sign up, what do you have to lose, it is free after all!

Every six months or so, as a way of giving back to the community that has given me so much, I like to offer a FREE CLASS. I've done scrapbooking, photo editing, cards, prompts, holidays. This time I wanted to call ALL CRAFTERS & CREATIVE SOULS to join me on a journey of inspiration.

In our 10-day class together, we'll cover five different paths to inspiration:
  • Words
  • Music
  • Art
  • Tools
  • Play
For each of the themes we'll have a project to make, and different techniques to call your creative muse, no matter WHAT kind of art you make!
I have another purpose for offering a FREE class: to help you get a feel for what ALL of my other classes are like. If you choose to, you can easily continue your education here with me in a variety of ways: Digital scrapbooking, hybrid (paper + digi) scrapbooking, card-making, photo editing, albums, photography and more! We'll talk more about these in class, too!

It's easy to register!

  1. You'll need to make a free account here at JessicaSprague.com.
  2. Just click here to go to our Gift Code entry form, and enter this code: JSINSPIRE2010
  3. You'll be registered for the class, which you can find in your "My Classes" page.

Fiona's page!

I am so chuffed to see all these finished layouts using the sketch, and here's another fabulous one from Fiona.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Vicki's page

Yes, I've scrapped! Here's the layout I came up with from the sketch.

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Kate's page

Another fabulous version of the October sketch!

Well done Kate on producing a layout at the crop. I am seriously impressed and can't believe I wasn't there to witness it!

Monday, 1 November 2010

Take one sketch - Jackie's page

Thank you to Jackie for sharing a layout she did using this months sketch!