tami sanders * paper crafter

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


upcoming classes and dates…

hello all!

this month’s photoFULL and money $aving $ketches class will be held on tuesday, september 29 from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook n’ More in new braunfels.

another date to add to your calendar is for a Christmas themed altered book class tentatively scheduled for november 7. details to be announced soon.

i am trying to decide on a collection to use for the Christmas book, right now the collections i am thinking about are (please click on link to view the whole collection):

G45’s Christmas Carol

g45 christmas carol use

Authentique’s Christmastime

authentique christmastime

Authentique’s Tidings

authentique tidings

i was also very taken with a new collection from Graphic 45 titled Mon Amour….

g45 mon amour

we’ve only done 2 “love” or “valentine” themed altered books and i’m wondering how much interest there would be in doing one using the Mon Amour collection sometime after the new year.

i’ve set up some polls below, please feel free to play along. i would ask that you ARE somewhat interested in taking part in the class or classes that you are voting for.

 

voting will close a week from now on 9/29. i appreciate your input!

thanks,

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{school years} altered book class

hello!

i have started work on my {school years} altered book class!

the papers for the book will be from Graphic 45’s ABC PRIMER collection.

i began pulling pieces and parts from my “junque” stash to use for this book; below is a collage pic of what i’ve selected so far…

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i have more goodies to add and i don’t know if all of the above items WILL be included, but i’ll do my best to get as much as i can in!

i think the front cover will have a chalkboard on it, but not sure of the size as yet. i’m playing with a few different sizes and styles.

i am hoping to get the sample book done in the next week or so and will be posting pictures when it is finished.

now, some of the details:

i had scheduled this class with Scrapbook N’ More for may 2 a few months back. unfortunately, neither of us realized that was National Scrapbook Day. susan is planning crops for that weekend, so the class needed to be moved. so it has been rescheduled for may 3. the good news is that if you would like to make a nice long weekend of cropping and crafting, you can plan on attending the crops and staying for the class. you may leave your supplies there for the duration if you attend all events.

i have not set a time or cost yet, but will do so soon. there will also be some info coming on payment and cancellation periods for the altered book classes. you can begin signing up for this class on april 1; i should have all the details set by then. 

if you are interested in this class, please sign up as soon as possible on or after april 1. going forward, i will not be adding spaces to my altered book classes. it is very difficult, time consuming and usually costly, to try and locate and purchase more of the unique items i use for these books. it also creates extra work and confusion for the store. whatever quantities i have on hand will determine class size. 

thanks for the continued interest in this class series…


{don’t mess with texas} altered book class THIS sunday!!!

hello!

my {don’t mess with texas} DE-constructed altered book class THIS sunday!!!

i was at Scrapbook n’ More yesterday, and i think the book class is full but there were a few frame kits unspoken for. if you were interested in either class, please call Scrapbook n’ More at (830) 214-1690 to sign up or for more info. although the book class is “wait list” only, it doesn’t hurt to get on it – there may be a last minute cancellation.

you can find the supply list for the class here: SUPPLY LIST, it is also posted on the Scrapbook n’ More’s facebook page.

you can find the supply lists for my classes, usually at least a week before the class, on the right sidebar of my blog, right under my photo. the list is headed as “class photos, descriptions and supplies”. just click on the class you are interested in and scroll through the page there to find all the class info.

if you are attending the class, remember that the store will be opening at 1:00, so if you’d like to come a little early and shop, please do! Scrapbook n’ More has LOTS of new CHA release goodies. and they also carry the Paper Wings Production stamps from Carrie Avery that we will be using in the class.

looking forward to the class!

thanks,


february’s photoFULL & Money $aving $ketches classes

hello!

this month’s photoFULL & money $aving $ketches classes will be held on tuesday, february 24 from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook n’ More in new braunfels…

here are some snippets of the layouts…

photoFULL: another BIG ONE! we are continuing with PAGE PROTECTOR months! during january, february and march photoFULL classes, i’ll be showing you how to get MORE photos on your pages using some of the different page protectors that are out there. if you have christmas photos still to crop, this is a good layout for them! this one holds about 20+ photos a mix of verticals and horizontals – you’ll use 12 horizontals in the page protector portion, and not much cropping of photos unless you want to. ALSO – a BONUS layout you can do using a few extra cardstocks and the leftover printed paper from the layout!

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money $aving $ketches: layouts hold 6-7 photos each and use a mix of horizontal or vertical photos. some photos that can be cropped to 4 X 4 are good for these layouts.

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february - M$$ layout 2 BLOG (1280x341)

you can find more info on these two class series by clicking on: CLASS INFO PHOTOFULL or CLASS INFO MONEY $AVING $KETCHES.

you can take these classes at the following locations…

you can attend one or both of these classes on tuesday, february 24, from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook N’ More in new braunfels

please call (830) 214-1690 for more info or to sign up. cost of EACH class is $15 and does include your choice of $5 in supplies. if you do decide to come last minute or if you just didn’t sign up – that is not a problem – PLEASE STILL COME!

Linda Norman is also be teaching this class at her home

Linda has been taking my classes for awhile, and was nice enough to offer to teach these classes for those of you who liked them, but can’t make it out to new braunfels. Linda will be working a month behind… for instance, the PF and M$$ classes i am teaching for february at Scrapbook N’ More, will be offered by Linda in march. you can contact Linda at: scrappytherapy@satx.rr.com to sign up or for more information.

via e-mail

if you can’t make the classes at Scrapbook N’ More or at Linda’s, then you can get them by e-mail. please contact me to set up either or both of these classes through e-mail. please click on the contact me tab and let me know you are interested, and i’ll get back to you with the details.


november photoFULL & M$$ classes…

hello!

this month’s photoFULL & money $aving $ketches classes will be held on tuesday, november 18 from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook n’ More in new braunfels…

here are some snippets of the layouts…

photoFULL: another BIG ONE! with Christmas fast approaching, i thought you could use some LARGE photoFULL layout! this one holds about 25+ photos a mix of verticals and horizontals, and not much cropping of photos unless you want to.

2014 - 11 pf layout blog

money $aving $ketches: both layouts hold about 8 photos, there are some large mats so you can crop your photos to fit as you wish. layouts can use horizontal or vertical photos or a mix of both. photos that can be cropped to 4 X 4 are especially good for these layouts.

2014 - 11 - m$$ layout 1 - blog

2014 - 11 m$$ - layout 2 blog

you can find more info on these two class series by clicking on: CLASS INFO PHOTOFULL or CLASS INFO MONEY $AVING $KETCHES.

you can take these classes at the following locations…

you can attend one or both of these classes on tuesday, november 18, from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook N’ More in new braunfels

please call (830) 214-1690 for more info or to sign up. cost of EACH class is $15 and does include your choice of $5 in supplies. if you do decide to come last minute or if you just didn’t sign up – that is not a problem – PLEASE STILL COME!

Linda Norman is also be teaching this class at her home

Linda has been taking my classes for awhile, and was nice enough to offer to teach these classes for those of you who liked them, but can’t make it out to new braunfels. Linda will be working a month behind… for instance, the PF and M$$ classes i am teaching for november at Scrapbook N’ More, will be offered by Linda in december. you can contact Linda at: scrappytherapy@satx.rr.com to sign up or for more information.

via e-mail

if you can’t make the classes at Scrapbook N’ More or at Linda’s, then you can get them by e-mail. please contact me to set up either or both of these classes through e-mail. please click on the contact me tab and let me know you are interested, and i’ll get back to you with the details.

these will be the last classes i’ll be teaching for the year, no classes for december, we’ll pick back up in january.


october photoFULL and money $aving $ketches class

hello!

tomorrow is october photoFULL and money $aving $ketches class at Scrapbook n’ More, class runs from 10:30 to 1:30. cost is $15 per class and includes a $5 product allowance.

photoFULL: IT’S A BIG – BIG – BIG layout this month and holds 20+ photos. large mats so you can crop and fit a mix of horizontal and vertical photos. this is also a super secret super spooky layout with lots of HIDDEN goodies! great layout for your halloween photos…

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money $aving $ketches: each layout holds 5-7 photos, a mix of horizontals and verticals. this month we’ll focus on using cardstock or small design printed papers as a “background” to crop and group your photos on. there aren’t any “defined” photo mats…

oct m$$ 1 layout - blog

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you can find more info on these two class series by clicking on: CLASS INFO PHOTOFULL or CLASS INFO MONEY $AVING $KETCHES.

you can take these classes at the following locations…

you can attend one or both of these classes this coming tuesday, oct 21, from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook N’ More in new braunfels

please call (830) 214-1690 for more info or to sign up. cost of EACH class is $15 and does include your choice of $5 in supplies. if you do decide to come last minute or if you just didn’t sign up – that is not a problem – PLEASE STILL COME!

Linda Norman is also be teaching this class at her home

Linda has been taking my classes for awhile, and was nice enough to offer to teach these classes for those of you who liked them, but can’t make it out to new braunfels. Linda will be working a month behind… for instance, the PF and M$$ classes i am teaching for october at Scrapbook N’ More, will be offered by Linda in november. you can contact Linda at: scrappytherapy@satx.rr.com to sign up or for more information.

via e-mail

if you can’t make the classes at Scrapbook N’ More or at Linda’s, then you can get them by e-mail. please contact me to set up either or both of these classes through e-mail. please click on the contact me tab and let me know you are interested, and i’ll get back to you with the details.


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creative canvas class

hi!

i’ve finished the sample for the Creative Canvas Class and dropped it by Scrapbook N’ More today. coincidentally, susan was pricing and stocking a HUGE order of stencils from The Crafter’s Workshop! lots of GREAT designs!

here are the deets for the class:

date: saturday, nov. 8

time: 12:00 to 4:30

cost: $35

supplies: 4X6 or 5 X 5 photo, zip dry or 3-in-1 glue {or both if you have them}, 3D foam squares or tape andu heat gun {there will be a few heat guns you can use in class, but you’ll be doing a LOT of drying, so bring your own if you have one!}

and here is my sample canvas, along with some closeup shots of the details – you can click on it to enlarge…

ccc collage

YOUR canvas won’t look just like mine – unless you want it to. YOU will select your own ink colors, stencils and accessories to create your own UNIQUE canvas. before you start on your own canvas, i’ll show you some simple techniques so you can learn how to add layers of ink and patterns to add depth to your project and we’ll also work on techniques for adding texture.

i have DOZENS of stencils in all sorts of designs, patterns and themes from The Crafter’s Workshop for you to use…

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i also have lots of pigment inks in gorgeous rich, creamy colors – Mix’d Media Inx from Clearsnap…

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as well as some specialty inks from Aladine, distributed by Clearsnap, Izinks – which are a hybrid mix of ink and paint and come in beautiful shimmery colors…

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you’ll also learn how to hand-dye vintage seam binding to use on your canvas too…

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you’ll  get to select accent ribbons, jute and cording as well as vintage trinkets and treasures to use to embellish and customize your canvas. i’ll have other embellishments to select from, so if keys and tape measures aren’t your thing, you can choose something else.

the class lasts 4 1/2 hours, so you’ll have lots of time to work on your project.

there is also a crop that night, and i’ll be hosting it! so you can plan to come and play all day if you like.

the crop will be from 5:00 to 11:00 and is $10. but if you sign up and pay by wednesday, november 5, you’ll get a $5 coupon that you can use to shop with crop night!

if you have unfinished “tami” projects like altered books, photoFULL or money $aving layout classes, bring them and i’ll be glad to help you with them. {if you want to work on an altered book, if you’ll use the contact me form at the top and let me know which book, i may be able to bring the sample book.}

an altered canvas makes a great gift, and the holidays are right around the corner! so keep gifting in mind when contemplating what photo and theme you would like to do.


altered book, mixed media & crop notes…

WHEW!

both BIG altered book classes are behind me! they are SO much work and SO much fun!

this is the first year i have done 2 MAJOR books so close together and it was a REAL challenge to get everything done.

BIG thanks to all who took these classes and for those of you who sign up in advance!

i had a few kits halloween kits and 1 christmas kit that hadn’t been spoken for and i left them with susan at Scrapbook N’ More saturday. i also left the sample books for viewing.

if you are interested in either of these class kits – LAST CALL! just call Scrapbook N’ More at (830) 214-1690 and let them know.

i’ve been gathering things for a Texas altered book, been searching – without much luck yet – for items and papers for dog and cat books, and considering a mother’s day book. there were also a few requests during the christmas altered book class for another valentine’s day book – but not sure if there is enough interest in that or not – LET ME KNOW! it might be a good theme to do a DE-constructed book on.

coming up on november 8 will be 2 events…

first, i’m doing an altered canvas class at Scrapbook N’ More using stencils from the Crafter’s Workshop, lots of inky goodness and more from Clearsnap and teaching you techniques to transform a plain white canvas into a unique decor piece for yourself or for gifting {holidays are RIGHT around the corner!}

i am trying to get the sample canvas finished early this week – so keep an eye out for more info.

then – after the class from 5:00 to 11:00 – you’ve asked for it and you’ve got it! a crop hosted by me! you can bring your unfinished altered books, photoFULL and M$$ layouts or anything else you’d like me to help you with. cost is $10, but if you sign up and pay by wednesday, oct 5 – you’ll get $5 to spend saturday night! susan needs at least 6 people to sign up for the crop in order for it to make – so if you are interested, PLEASE plan to sign up early! and why wouldn’t you sign up at least by the 5th – you get a FREE $5 to shop with!


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supply list for “holly jolly” altered book…

hello!

i have added the supply list for the “holly jolly” altered book class; you can find all the class info here: HOLLY JOLLY CLASS INFO

if you haven’t signed up yet, there are a few spots left. a light lunch is included in the cost of your class, so you will have the energy for this 5 hour class!

but you’ll have a project that you can fill with your holiday photos and be proud to display. or maybe you can gift it to that someone who has “everything”…

book cover and side views

collage pic - closeups

here are the deets:

when: october 4

time: 12:00 to 5:00

where: scrapbook n’ more in new braunfels

cost: $72

if you signed up for this class during the halloween altered book class, please call scrapbook n’ more at (830) 214-1690 to confirm your space and to pay or schedule payment. there were 15 advance signups and i have room for 21 in the class – and 3 kits for a total of 24. if you are interested in the class and didn’t sign up already, please call to sign up.

i do also have a few of the “eerily enchanted” halloween kits left if anyone is interested, please contact me for more info…

eerily enchanted collage 1

thanks!


sept photoFULL & money $aving $ketches classes

hello!

this month’s photoFULL & money $aving $ketches classes will be held on tuesday, september 30 from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook n’ More in new braunfels…
hello!

 

here are some snippets of the layouts…

photoFULL: holds about 18+ photos a mix of verticals and horizontals; bring ribbon and washi tape if you want to add some of the same embellies i did on the “moving” parts…

sept pf blog pic

money $aving $ketches: both layouts hold 6 photos, mostly horizontals with a few verticals…

m$$ sept blog 1

m$$ sept blog 2

the “printed” papers may look a little different on the M$$ layouts – and it IS – i made all the papers myself. they started out as white cardstock. as requested, for this month’s class, we’ll be playing with stencils from The Crafter’s Workshop and sprays from Clearsnap – ColorBox Stephanie Barnard Sprays!

if you want to try and make your own paper, all you’ll need to do is purchase a sheet of white cardstock – i’ll supply the stencils and the spray!

you can find more info on these two class series by clicking on: CLASS INFO PHOTOFULL or CLASS INFO MONEY $AVING $KETCHES.

you can take these classes at the following locations…

you can attend one or both of these classes this coming tuesday, sept 30, from 10:30 to 1:30 at Scrapbook N’ More in new braunfels

please call (830) 214-1690 for more info or to sign up. cost of EACH class is $15 and does include your choice of $5 in supplies. if you do decide to come last minute or if you just didn’t sign up – that is not a problem – PLEASE STILL COME!

Linda Norman is also be teaching this class at her home

Linda’s class will be saturday, june 7 at 10:00. Linda has been taking my classes for awhile, and was nice enough to offer to teach these classes for those of you who liked them, but can’t make it out to new braunfels. Linda will be working a month behind… for instance, the PF and M$$ classes i am teaching for may at Scrapbook N’ More, will be offered by Linda in june. you can contact Linda at: scrappytherapy@satx.rr.com to sign up or for more information.

via e-mail

if you can’t make the classes at Scrapbook N’ More or at Linda’s, then you can get them by e-mail. please contact me to set up either or both of these classes through e-mail. please click on the contact me tab and let me know you are interested, and i’ll get back to you with the details.