Creative Teams & Features
Studio Calico Creative Team (2012 - 2016)
Studio Calico is an online community and curator of designer kits and coordinating add-ons containing the latest papercrafting supplies. They offer different types of crafting kits every month. You're invited to visit my Studio Calico profile and gallery!
Neat & Tangled Guest Designer (January 2016)
Neat and Tangled is a small company based on the East Coast in Northern Delaware with a focus on quality photopolymer clear stamps and craft dies. Their products have a cute, hand drawn, heartwarming feel and the various sets can be used together to create endless possibilities!
Scrapbook Expo Designer Spotlight (March 2015)
Scrapbook Expo has been in business for over 18 years offering industry-leading consumer scrapbook shows in the USA. On their blog, they provide inspiration by top-notch crafters and regularly feature scrapbook and card designers in the industry.
Scrap-ART-zine (SAZ) Design Team (2012)
SAZ was the first German magazine for scrapbooking, stamping, mixed media and all about getting creative with paper. I was part of their design team, i.e., one of the regular content editors for the print magazine (publisher: Andrea Gomoll) and blog in 2012.
Big Picture Classes: Japanese Stab-Binding
- running since October 2016
- teacher: Dana Fleckenstein
Learn the art of Japanese Bookbinding! Join Dana Fleckenstein as she shares the fundamentals of creating a journal with basic chipboard and paper. You'll learn to use the Japanese stab binding technique to make a beautiful hard or softcover book. Use your finished book as a journal, or turn it into a mini album—the possibilities are endless! Learn more on the class page at BPC.
Big Picture Classes: Sketches for Cardmakers
- class running since September 2016
- teacher: Dana Fleckenstein
I'm going to share with you some tried and true card sketches and sample cards for your inspiration. You'll also receive all sketches as download files for your reference and tips on how to draw your own sketches in class. Learn more on the class page at BPC.
Big Picture Classes: Season's Greetings
- class running since October 2015
- teacher: Dana Fleckenstein
Make this season merry with handcrafted sentiments! Follow along as Dana Fleckenstein shares how to create five fun holiday projects that will complement any gift. Each lesson features a different technique that can be used on cards, tags, and more to make each project feel like a gift in and of itself. Learn more on the class page at BPC.
Studio Calico Make it BIG
- June 2015, Class Contributor
- master teacher: Paige Evans
The motto for this class: the bigger, the better! Join Paige Evans as she shares ways to use big elements in your cards, layouts, and Project Life® spreads to make a big impact. Paige shows how to use die cuts, stamped designs, photos, and more to create oversized features that make a statement.
Studio Calico On the Grid
- February 2015, Class Contributor
- master teacher: Marcy Penner
Save your projects from falling flat - learn how to give each one a solid foundation with On the Grid. Marcy Penner and her contributors share the secrets for using a grid based design to create perfectly pulled together projects in a flash. You'll get Marcy's expertise in multiple areas to create the perfect base for your projects by exploring using basic grids, playing with design through the use of tags and other materials, and getting out of the square format by experimenting with other shapes or stamps.
Studio Calico Sketchbook Class
- May 2014, Contributor
- master teacher: Kelly Purkey
Whether you're new to paper crafting or a long time expert, this class will give you the tools to spur your creativity during class and long thereafter. You'll walk away from this class with 72 sketches for layouts, cards and pocket pages as well as several projects to flip through whenever you need inspiration in the future.
Crop am Rhein 2014, Germany
April 2014, class teacher
Two Live Classes:
Making an Impression with Letterpress Cards
Travel Mini Album (with hidden pockets and journaling)
Studio Calico Mixed Media Class
- April 2014, Class Contributor
- master teachers: Céline Navarro, Anna-Maria Wolniak
Bring out your inner artist this spring! Céline Navarro and Anna-Maria Wolniak will take the mystery out of mixed media with a series of videos and in depth tutorials sharing their favorite techniques. Spend 5 weeks exploring twenty new and inventive ways to add color and texture to any paper project.
Studio Calico Cutting Edge Class
- October 2013, Class Contributor
- master teacher: Susan Weinroth
Take your digital die cutting further with a month exploring new ways to use cool materials with your Silhouette. Learn tips and tricks for working with these materials, and then get inspiration for incorporating your cuts into layouts, cards and Project Life® spreads.
Studio Calico Toolbox Class
- August 2013, Class Contributor for Mixed Media
- master teachers: Amy Tan, Shanna Noel, Geralyn Sy, Céline Navarro
Digital - building a base in photoshop, using a template, using type
Mixed Media - gesso, watercolor backgrounds, mixing textures
Stitching - stitching with templates, fancy stitches, fabric + paper
Misting - masking, resist, more ideas for mist
Studio Calico Jubilee e-Book
published in November 2013, Contributor
About the e-Book:
The Jubilee e-book features 100 projects and designs from some of Studio Calico's favorite Creative Team members and friends.
List of Contributors:
Ali Edwards, Allison Waken, Amanda Caves, Amy Tan, Anabelle O'Malley, Anna-Maria Wolniak, April Foster, Ashley C. Newell, Becky Novacek, Catherine Davis, Celeste Vermeend, Céline Navarro, Dana Fleckenstein, Danielle Flanders, Dawn McVey, Deb Duty, Debee Ruiz, Gayatri Murali, Geralyn Sy, Gillian Nelson, Ginny Hughes, Jennifer Alfonso, Jen Jockisch, Jennifer McGuire, Jennifer Picard, Joy Taylor, Julie Campbell, Kelly Goree, Kelly Noel, Kinsey Wilson, Laura Kurz, Lexi Bridges, Leena Loh, Lisa Spangler, Lisa Truesdell, Lucy Abrams, Maggie Holmes, Maggie Massey, Maile Belles, Marcy Penner, Natalia Bun, Nicole Harper, Nicole Reaves, Nicole Samuels, Robyn Werlich, Sasha Farina, Shanna Noel, Stephanie Baxter, Stephanie Bryan, Stephanie Dagan, Stephanie Washburn, Susan Weinroth, Suzy Plantamura, Tina Aszmus