July 25, 2011

Class Time

With CHA in town last week our LSS, Creative Cuts, had some great teachers coming in to hold classes.  I was able to take a class from Teresa Collins as well as three classes taught by

We made this Christmas book using new Christmas papers from Teresa Collins:

Teresa showed this book with a big black flower in it -- her signature style.  I just couldn't do a black flower for Christmas so I used this grungeboard flower I had made last Christmas for one of the Tim Holtz challenges.  I think it works a bit better.

The next three projects were taught by Debby Schuh.  It's impossible to show all the detail that went into every project she taught.  They all were amazing.
We started off with this wall hanging, which includes a mini book hanging from it.  We used the
7 Gypsies Ticket Holder and their Botanical paper. 

Next we created this mini book from 7 Gypsies Lille Paper.  There are so many pockets in this thing you wouldn't believe it!

This travel journal we made also has pockets and fun tags and journaling spaces throughout.  I especially liked the way we incoroprated plastic ATC holders as pages for small photos.  We used a combination of papers for this project. 

Creatively, I was fried after this weekend.  If it wasn't for the wonderful hospitality of the women at Creative Cuts supplying us with a never-ending supply of beverages and snacks, I'd have never survived:)  


Sarah said...

You lucky duck! Looks like you hit the mother lode of classes. I like all of the projects especially the wall hanging.

Jacqueline said...

I'm glad you survived Louise :)
What a lot of crafty goodness, beautiful work - love the first photograph!

JeanFB said...

WOW!!! What gorgeous projects, I am oozing with envy, LOL! Such beautiful work (and I *love* the red grungeboard flower - good choice!).

Suzanne C said...

Love what you created! Sounds like a lot of fun!

Robin said...

Your projects are all fantastic! Your LSS has some really cool classes. Have a great week.


Lori said...

Wow, what a fantastic weekend! How cool! Love all the projects, but being a nature nut, love the botanical one best. lol. So glad you were able to take that opportunity!

Cynthia Schelzig said...

ooo isn´t it fun to be creatively FRIED!!!! GReat stuff....what a way to spend a few days...lucky you.
Lovely pieces....

Lynn Stevens said...

You must have had a blast Louise, Great projects.The red flower is sooo much better! Lucky you to be able to attend so close to home!!!!! No one ever comes to Id. LOL
hugs Lynn

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Lucky you! How fun and your projects are all amazing! Always have wanted to go to CHA!

ScrappyPam said...

Wow, what a bunch of really fun projects! How luck you are!

Jann said...

Love the books, Louise!!!!