Sunday, August 19, 2012

Stamp Club

Our August stamp club was hosted by the lovely and talented Patricia Molenaar. Here's what you missed if you didn't attend...

All of Pat's projects had a get well theme, the small box contains a package of travel kleenex.

Mixed Media

Are you a fan of Mixed Media? I've been spreading my wings a bit, and working in my Cache' book, playing around with mixed media techniqes and I'm ready to share what I have learned with you! Coming in Sept. check our schedule for our mixed media madness class. Here are some samples of pages I've done...

These techniques can easily be used as cards or in your cache' book. I hope you'll join us!

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Upcoming Classes in August

CREATIVE CREATIONS PAPERCRAFTS AUGUST 2012 Class Schedule 291 EAST 222ND #155, Shore Cultural Center Euclid, OH 44123 216-261-3727 Remember to patronize small businesses. Class Policies: Please pre-pay to reserve your space in our classes. NO EMAIL REGISTRATIONS! Store credit will be given for cancellations made at least 48 hours before your scheduled class. Please bring scissors, bone folder, foam dots or tape, and double stick adhesive to all classes and club events. Consider bringing a personal paper trimmer if you have difficulty cutting with scissors, due to insurance issues, customers may NOT use our guillotine paper cutter. Last minute emergency? Let us know and we'll make your cards for a $5 fee. Wednesday August 1st 6pm Thursday August 2nd 1:30pm Collage Cards $10 In this class we will explore the use of stamps and ink in collage. Lots of texture ink and fun! Bring a alcohol in applicator handle. We will provide the foam pads. We will create 5 cards using a variety of stamps for a variety of occasions. If you do not own a applicator handle, we have them for sale at Creative Creations and hope that you will purchase yours here. Saturday August 4th 10:30 am (One class only) Mixed Media Madness $20 Are you ready to create? In this class you will chose from either working on a canvas, or creating cards, as we discover the art of mixed media. Using lots of layers of many different products, including... gesso, acrylic paints,pan pastels, inks, papers, napkins, tissue paper, sprays, spritzes and more! Please let us know when you call to register if you would prefer canvas or cards. Wednesday August 8th 6pm Cuttlebug Embossing Techniques $14 Ready for a NEW TAKE on our Cuttlebug embossing classes. During this class we will focus on techniques. We'll create goregeous cards using a variety of folders with fun techniques! WITH PRINTED DIRECTIONS!!!!! Thursday August 9th 2-4 or 6-8 Stamp Club Please register in advance. It allows our guest instructors to prepare accordingly. This months project is designed by Pat Molenaar. Thanks Pat! Saturday August 11th 10:30 (One class only) Clever Card Creations Using Scraps $13 Join us for 2 hours of fun as we create fun and clever cards using scraps! Sure to impress, this is a class you won't want to miss! Wednesday August 15th 6pm Thursday August 16th 1:30 Let's Create Embellishments $14 Join us for this fun class as we create several different types of embellishments and then create the cards to use them on. We'll make paper beads, coffee filter flowers and other fun layered embellishments. Thursday August 16th 6pm Studio Z $10 Ready for some fun???? Join CZT, Launie McDevitt for an evening of Zentangle fun... We'll be creating ATC cards (Artist Trading Cards, for those of you who don't know what that stands for). We'll be doing black ink on white paper and white ink on black paper. You'll need to bring your micron pen and a white signo pen. ATC cards will be provided. YOU HAVE TO HAVE TAKEN ZENTANGLE 101 TO PARTICIPATE. Saturday August 18th 10:30 and 2:30 It's all included $22 Using a great 6x6 stack from Kaisercraft ($8.99 ) and a coordinating stamp set ($5.99) and embellishments from the same line ($6.99) We'll create a variety of fabulous cards. Bring to class... a variety of acrylic blocks, and your personal paper trimmer. The leftovers are yours to keep to create even more fabulous cards at home! Wednesday August 22nd 6pm Thursday August 23rd 1:30pm Black and White Card Creations $9 Join us for a customer favorite, Black and White Card Creations. We'll be using decorative papers, embellishments, ribbons and more! I know you'll enjoy! Saturday August 25th 10:30 and 2:30 Jumpstart on Halloween $14 Halloween is my favorite holiday! We'll get a jump start on our creating for the spookiest time of year! Using die cuts, decorative papers, stamps and some fun folds, we'll create one of a kind cards for a truely gruesome occasion. Wednesday August 29th 6pm Thursday August 30th 1:30pm Card and Tote Set $14 Join in a fun project including 6 coordinating cards and a tote to keep them in. This will make a fantastic gift too! Our cards will be for a variety of occasions and they'll fit into the tote that looks like a mini purse.

Turning a Cheap Composition Notebook into a Art Journal

I just found the greatest tutorial on turning a Cheap Composition Notebook into a cool Art Journal! With back to school shopping hitting, now is the time to pick up these fabulous composition books CHEAP! Check out the tutorial at Lil Blue Boo...

Sunday, July 15, 2012

New To You Sale

The Creative Creations Papercrafts New To You Sale will be held Saturday July 21st from 10am till 3pm. Think of this as a crafters rummage sale. We have 20 or so booths with crafters selling their items at drastically reduced prices. In the shop you'll save 20% off everything in the shop (excluding zentangle supplies and cache books) an additional 20% off all embossing folders an additional 10% off cardstock an additional 10% off all wood mount rubber stamps an additional 20% off ribbon by the yard an additional 10% off 3-D pre-cut images We are located in the Shore Cultural Center in Euclid at the corners of Lakeshore Blvd., Babbit and E. 222nd. Enter through the rear lot, we are located on the first floor through the "A wing" door in room 155.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Coming in July- Brayering and sponging In this class we'll learn to create gorgeous nature scene cards using a brayer, masking techniques and sponges. Cards are not actual samples just ideas of the techniques we'll be exploring.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Motozuma: Your new car is now within reach.

Saving for a new car! 

Motozuma: Your new car is now within reach.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

It's All Included June 23rd

Join us for a fabulous class featuring Kaisercrafts' Lakehouse line. In this class you will receive a 6x6 paperstack, and clear stamp set. We'll be using these in class to create our cards. Whatever is left is yours to keep! These classes are a customer favorite and space is limited, don't wait register today!

Monday, April 30, 2012

Do you Zendala?

Join the fabulous Launie McDevitt, CZT on a journey encompassing Zentangle and Mandalas (something like the one's pictured here),

on Saturday,June 30th at either 10:30 or 2:30. Class is $25, and you'll learn a couple of new tangles in the process! Call to register: 216-261-3727

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

April 21st Iris Folding

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Iris folding, here are a few of Phyllis's cards. (Note: these are not the cards you will be creating in class, just a sampling of her work)

April Class Schedule

Creative Creations Papercrafts
291 East 222nd Street #155, Euclid, OH 44123
Use the rear parking lot off Babbit or 222nd Street. Enter through the "A" wing door, and we are the first door on the right.

Store Hours: Wednesday 10am till 8pm, Thursday Noon till 8pm, Friday 4-9pm, Saturday 10-5

Class Policies: All classes require pre-payment. Register by phone with MC, Visa or Discover, or in person with cash, credit card or check. Please bring scissors, bone folder, foam dots or tape and double stick adhesive to all classes. Please arrive on time. We have a 48 hour cancellation policy for store credit. Last minute emergency? We'd be happy to make your cards for your for a $5 fee. No show, sorry you forfeit the class fee. NO EMAIL REGISTRATIONS PLEASE.

April Class Schedule
Wednesday April 4th 6pm
Unusual Card Creations $12
Interactive cards are fun! And impressive!! Join us as we create 4 cards with interest and movement. Instructions included.

Saturday April 7th 10:30 am
Zentangle 101 $25

Learn the philosophy behind the process.
Understand the steps to creating this beautiful art.
Create TWO complete tiles of your own to take with you.
Launie McDevitt, Certified Zentagle Instructor
What is Zentangle?
Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. Zentangle uses an easy to understand process of simple, deliberate strokes which build upon one another in beautiful, mesmerizing and surprising ways. It is a fascinating new art form that is both fun and relaxing. No artistic skills, experience or talent are required.
You do not need to know how to draw. ANYONE at any age can learn Zentangle.
$10 kit fee payable to Launie the day of class, includes everything you'll need for Zentangle 101 and Zentangle 201.
10:30 am only.

Saturday April 7th 2:30 pm
Zentangle 201 $25

Join certified Zentagle teacher, Launie McDevitt as we explore more Tangles! More Shading! More Ideas! Please bring your tiles from the first class and any other Zentangles you would like to share, also bring (or purchase at Creative Creations) a sketch book with pages that cannot be torn out. In order to take this class you must have attended Zentangle 101.

(Enjoy the whole enchilada, tackle both Zentangle 101 and Zentangle 201 in one day!)

Wednesday April 11th 6pm 10:30
PrismaColor and Gamsol Technique $24

Learn the art of coloring with colored pencils and gamsol.
This technique mimics the art of water color painting. Price of class includes the Gamsol kit ($12), we will create up to 6 cards in our 2 hour class. The cards that you don't finish will be yours to take home. We will have PrismaColor pencils for sale the day of class so you can perfect your coloring at home!

Thursday April 12th 2-4 or 6-8pm
Creative Creations Stamp Club
, not a member? Join today!
This months project will be led by Sheri and Diane
Remember to call to register.
Not a member, join to receive all the benefits including our monthly meetings. It's like getting 13 classes for $40! And you receive 10% off all regular priced merchandise, including class fees. Plus receive a free ink pad when you purchase 12 (up to a $9 value).

Friday April 13th 6-8:45
Open Studio $5

This month we will open the studio to anyone! (in celebration of craft month) Work on anything you like. Feel free to bring snacks and beverages! We'll host an ATC swap for those interested. Come and enjoy a few hours crafting with like minded people

Saturday April 14th 10:30 & 2:30
Paper crafting cards with Beverly Anderson $30

Join the talented Beverly Anderson on a papercrafting journey. We will create a variety of gorgeous cards with a twist. Wait till you find out Bev's secret supplies. You're going to love this! Her secret weapon is decorative napkins!! You'll find that they come in a variety of colors, and are readily available. Bev will have a selection of napkins (imported from Germany) for sale the day of class. We'll also use a variety of fun embellishments. Check out my blog for Bev's beautiful samples.
This is a class you won't want to miss!!!

Wednesday April 18th 2pm
Punch Art $20

Each month, guest instructor Kay Thomas teaches 2 cards featuring the art of punch art. Using her text weight paper, Kay will instruct you on molding and shaping you paper into a 3 dimesional work of art. No punching involved, just assembly, under the expert instruction of Kaye. Don't miss this fun and informative class. **Please note- this class is now only available at 2pm.

Wednesday April 18th 6pm or
Thursday April 19th 1:30
Crazy for Cuttlebug $9

Are you crazy for embossing folders? We are! Join us for a fun and inspirational class featuring embossing folders. We will create 6 cards for a variety of occasions

Thursday April 19th 6pm
Studio Z $10

Join the fabulous CZT Launie McDevitt for two hours of tangling fun! At the time of publication our project is still to be determined. But I'm sure you'll agree that everything Launie does is fabulous! Bring your sketchbook, we'll be learning at least two new tangles, and this is your chance to pick Launie's brain if you are having any questions.

Saturday April 21st 10:30 or 2:30
Iris Folding $12

Join our Iris Folding expert, Phyllis on a journey into the art of Iris Folding. Easier than it looks, this art form originated in the Netherlands, the iris mimics the shutter of a camera (not a flower, lol). Phyllis is a longtime papercrafter and even creates her own patterns, learn from the expert! You'll create 3 cards in varying degrees of difficulty. You're choice of two time slots.

Wednesday April 25th 6pm
Spring Stack Cardmaking Fun $16

In this class we will be using a stack from BoBunny, BE SURE TO BRING YOUR PERSONAL TRIMMER TO CLASS! (We'll be making simple cuts, no need to stress over measurements.) We'll use the stack to create 6 fabulous spring cards. This stack features gorgeous pastel colors and, beautiful patterns. And you'll have a lot left over to create even more at home! These classes are popular and fill up quickly, call now to reserve your space. Class includes a package of matching bling too!

Saturday April 28th 10:30 or 2:30
FREE cardmaking class

In celebration on National Craft Month, we are offering 2 classes for free! Join us for quick and easy cards at either 10:30 or 2:30. You must call to register! Bring the usual items to class, scissors, bone folder, double stick adhesive and foam tape. You'll go home with 5 cards, for FREE. In addition attendees will receive 20% off all purchases that day. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER UNLESS YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY SURE YOU CAN ATTEND!!! IT IS NOT FAIR TO OTHERS IF YOU SIGN UP, AND DON'T SHOW UP.

Saturday, March 17, 2012


We are so fortunate at Creative Creations to have the talented, Launie McDevitt, CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher) at our shop.
Launie has been teaching a variety of classes at the shop.

We did an awesome class last weekend where we used a new Stacy's Stamp, (wavy stained glass) and Zentangled in each of the spaces.

We carry a full line of Certified Zentangle supplies, including tiles, micron pens, sketch books, Zentangle books and more.

Join us for Zentangle 101 at 10:30 am on Saturday April 7th
And Zentangle 201 at 2:30 pm on Saturday April 7th.

You do not need to draw to learn Zentangle. I didn't think I would like it at all! But I'm hooked. It's very relaxing, and Launie is a fantastic teacher. Give it a try, I know you'll love it!

Do you "Smash"?

Do you have a never ending pile of articles, quotes, pictures and ideas that you have torn out of magazines?
That's what Smash books are all about. It's a place to put all of those items you have saved to inspire you.

Launie, our Zentangle instructor (Certified Zentangle Teacher, I might add!) has come up with her own version of the Smash Book, the Cache book.

These books come in two sizes.And have expansion packs, these books are expandable! And we're designing additional items to fuel your inspiration. Clips, pockets and stickers will be released soon.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Adventures in Stamping

Creative Creations has pre-sale tickets available for Adventures in Stamping.
Held at the John S. Knight convention center April 28th and 29th.
Early entry on Saturday with pre-sale ticket.
Check out their website...

Floral Punch Cards

This month's punch art class is March 21st.

Kay has designed some very nice cards for this months floral punch class.
This is the last month that we will offer two classes. One at 2pm and the second at 6pm. Next month starts 2pm only.
No experience is needed for these classes.
Join us by calling 216-261-3727

Sunday, March 11, 2012

June learned to ride a two wheeler today!!

Beverly Anderson Papercrafting Cardmaking

April 14th at either 10:30 or 2:30 the very talented Beverly Anderson will be coming to Creative Creations Papercrafts to teach these fabulous cards and more!
Call us to register...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

33 ways to stay creative

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Art Squared Cards

We have a fabulous class coming up on March 3rd.
Art Square Cards, aka inchies and twinchies, will have you looking at all of your stamps in a whole new way.
Above are some examples of art square cards.

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