tami sanders * paper crafter

tami sanders is a paper crafter that teaches locally and does design work for a few companies…


going FAST!!! NO fooling!!!

sign ups for the {school years} altered book class have been FAST and FURIOUS! the class is almost 2/3 FULL already and today was just the first day to sign up. 

if you are interested in this class please plan to call and sign up soon. I have no extra supplies so I can’t add any spots to this class.

THANKS so much for the interest in these classes!!!

tami

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school {book} is in session…

i’ve been hard at work designing the {school years} altered book. i thought i’d share a few sneak peeks with you.

the “bones” of the book are finished. there will be mats for pics kinder through 12th grade….



and each photo will have a pocket section behind it to hold momentos. if you have ephemera that fits – great, if not, photocopy, shrink and print!

there will be tabs in between each section that will have phonics cards, flash cards, postcards and more attached…





the front cover design will consist of a vintage pencil {waiting for these to arrive!}, a bracket shaped mini chalkboard, a strip of vintage sentence roll border and a girl or boy cut from the G45 papers and a chipboard piece. front covers will vary for this book. here are a few examples – roughly laid out – cover design isn’t finished!





i will be asking for a “boy” or “girl” selection when you sign up, and i’ll do my best to select designs with your choice in mind. i won’t be able to promise a certain design. 

i will have 23 spots available for this class.

remember, i’ll be posting more details as they come. mark your calendar for sign up starting april 1 – NO FOOLING! :)

—tami 


“don’t mess with texas” DE-constructed book class

i have spent ALL day tracking down items to use to put together a few more book kits!

i was able to track down the few charms i was missing, found milk caps in the right color, a way to make some more “lone star beer” bottle caps (apparently I should have sold the ones i used in the book on ebay!), printed some more postcards, tracked down conchos, made some CD pockets, was lucky enough that the guy at the flea market still had some metal diecut texas shapes, bought more jeans AND found this cool leather belt to use instead of the barrette pieces…

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can you believe that the belt even has red, white and blue dots?!

the only thing I haven’t been able to lay my hands on are the vintage rodeo ribbons. i may have to substitute plain ones. and there may be one or two paper mat swaps, but i think all and all, the changed items will be comparable to the “original”.

i’ll call Scrapbook N’More tomorrow to let them know how many more kits I can add.

i also found a few more scrabble games, so i can add a few of the frame kits as well.

but FAIR WARNING! this is IT!!! so please call Scrapbook n’ More to get on the waitlist if you are not already on it.

many thanks!
tami


“don’t mess with texas” DE-constructed altered book

WOW! the response to the “don’t mess with texas” DE-constructed altered book class has been OVERWHELMING!

i am TRYING to find more supplies in order to put together a few more books.

there will be some substitutions, but i’m trying to find comparable items.

i was out early this morning scouring the flea market!

if you are NOT already signed up for this class and ARE interested in it…

PLEASE call Scrapbook n’ More at (830) 214-1690 to get on the waitlist!!!

we will go down the waitlist, adding in as many students as we can, in the order of sign ups.

it doesn’t matter if you plan on attending the class or just want a kit; you need to be on the waitlist.

if for some reason you have changed your mind about taking the class and plan to cancel; please do so as soon as you can so that we can add others to the class.

thanks again for the GREAT BIG TEXAS response!!!

tami


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SAVE THE DATE!!!

SAVE THE DATE!!!

don’t mess with TexasDE-constructed altered book class will be held from 1:30 to 5:00 on SUNDAY, march 1 at scrapbook n’ more.

YUP! susan is gonna open the store JUST FOR US! so PLEASE mark your calendars now. you can SIGN UP NOW if you like. cost of the class will be $48.

there should be LOTS of CHA goodies in the store by then, so you can come a little early (susan will open the store at 1:00) if you’d like to shop before the class!

i post shots of some of the supplies i’ll be using early next week and will try to get the sample done ASAP!

and don’t forget my first classes of the year will be coming up on tuesday, january 27 – photoFULL and money $aving $ketches. both at scrapbook n’ more from 10:30 to 1:30. take one or both! cost is $15 per class. please call scrapbook n’ more to sign up.

AND – one more thing… there will be a garage sale at scrapbook n’ more THIS saturday, january 17 beginning at 9amCASH ONLY! get there early for the BEST selection! jimmyesue from Texana Designs will be there offering a free make n take from 9am-11:30. there will be drawings offered as well as a free mini stamp with your purchase of $15 in Texana Designs stamps.

thanks!

 


altered canvas class

hi all,

i had a comment on the altered canvas class asking about making a “christmas” themed canvas…

YES! i think that is a great idea! i have several christmas themed stencils, and i think making a canvas to display your holiday photo would be wonderful.

i’ll bring some seasonal “bits” in case any of you attending would like to make your canvas a holiday one.

there are still some spots available, so if you’d like to come, please do! just call Scrapbook N’ More to sign up!

thanks,

tami


altered canvas class & crop…

the altered canvas class featuring TCW stencils and inks from Clearsnap is THIS saturday, november 8 at scrapbook n’ more from 12-4:30, space is still available…

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cost is $35, and you can make an additional canvas if you like for $20.

YOUR canvas does not have to look like MY canvas unless you want it to. we’ll go over basic techniques for adding layers and texture to your canvas, then you will be able to select from DOZENS of TCW stencils and lots of Clearsnap Inks to create your own custom canvas. i’ll also have a selection of embellishments for you to use – from keys for “manly” canvases to flowers for “girlie” canvases.

these custom canvases would make GREAT christmas gifts!

then, from 5-11, i’ll be hosting at crop at Scrapbook N’ More. bring unfinished “tami” projects or anything you’d like me to help with. cost is only $10, but it you sign up by TODAY, november 5, you will get a $5 credit to use during the crop {not applicable to the $10 crop fee}.

please call Scrapbook N’ More at (830) 214-1690 to sign up for the class or crop or for more info.

thanks,


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garage sale pics…

here are some pics of the scrapbook goodies that i’m taking to the garage sale at Scrapbook N’ More tomorrow for the garage sale on saturday…

4 packs of 12 X 12 cardstock letters – 4 different colors – only $1.50 for ALL 4 sets…

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DOZENS of thickers for $1…

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seaworld and disney papers and embellies…

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lots and lots of embellies and papers – ALL CHEAP! paper packs have pics of what papers are inside, so you know what you are getting!

gs6 (1280x960) gs7 (960x1280) gs8 (1280x960) gs9 (960x1280) gs11 (1280x960) gs12 (960x1280) gs13 (960x1280) gs15 (1280x960) gs16 (1280x960) gs17 (1280x960) gs18 (1280x960)

i’m still working on MORE, and this is only the stuff I’M bringing!

come shop!


PURGE!!!

did you know that Scrapbook N’ More in New Braunfels is having a garage sale this saturday?

oct 18 starting at 9AM sharp!

there will be LOTS and LOTS of great scrapbooking supplies at great prices!

i myself will be taking TONS of goodies. i am on a MAJOR purge, and am clearing out until it HURTS! and it DOES HURT!

i’ve got..

  • new, unopened packs of THICKERS for $1
  • new, fancy pants glitter embellies – 2 for .25 and 3 for .50
  • new, 12 X 12 alpha sheets – 4 sets of 4 colors for only $1.50
  • stamp sets for $1-$2 – some brand new!
  • basic grey papers
  • reminisce papers
  • paper pads
  • paper packs
  • new in package embellies for .25 and .50
  • and LOTS, LOTS more!

susan will also have some special sales during the day, so you’ll want to shop the store as well!

make plans to be there when the store opens for the BESTEST deals! and bring CASH! garage sale purchases are CASH ONLY! store sales can be paid by cash, check or charge of course!

i will try to post pics of the goodies i am bringing – but i GUARANTEE it will be a CARLOAD!