Door County’s Fall Stamping Spectacular 2017 Class Schedule
September 29 & 30, October 1


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Class Descriptions / Activities


Friday, September 29

9:00 a.m. - Noon
Backgrounds, Backgrounds and More Backgrounds! $40
Bring your spirit of adventure and come prepared to play. We will experiment with a wide variety of techniques and materials for making beautiful backgrounds for all your art projects. We will also use common household supplies to make our own version of expensive commercial products to use in making unique and interesting backgrounds.

1:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Embellishments Extraordinaire! $40
Nothing adds WOW to cards, ATCs, and journal pages like unique, one of a kind embellishments. Join us and learn to make fun, funky, artsy and beautiful embellishments from things like toilet paper, water bottles, hot glue, soda cans and more. It’s guaranteed to take your art in a new and creative direction. We are scheduled for excitement & lots of Unique FUN!

From morning ‘til night – plan to ‘flip out’ and have the time of your life!  Artsy Fartsy Hat Contest – Decorate or create an Artsy Hat (utilize anything/everything that shouts “ART”– use your imagination & have FUN!) Happy Hour; Potluck Dinner; ‘The Best of the Best Sharing’ – everyone is invited to bring in a sample or idea of one of their favorite projects/techniques to share. Pat & Paul Niemuth’s 40th Anniversary Celebration - Death By Chocolate Nightcap!

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Happy Hour compliments of Oscar’s - No Charge
6:30 p.m. Potluck Dinner - No Charge
7:30 p.m. Artsy Fartsy Hat Parade (Everyone coming with a hat entry will receive a Free Gift). Prizes awarded to the top 3 Winning Hat Entries. - No Charge
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Celebrate The Niemuth’s 40th Anniversary with a Death by Chocolate Experience compliments of Oscar’s.

Saturday, September 30

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Northwoods Primer - No Charge
Everyone is welcome to join us for Northwood’s Primer/Demonstration Class. Bring your questions with you as Pat Niemuth guides you through many successful stamping experiences, Q & A Session.

9:30 a.m.
Northwood’s Fall and Christmas Sampler $35.00
With Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, take this opportunity to make 4 glitzy cards celebrating these events. In this class, you will use some of our classic Northwood images and some images for fall 2017. You will color your images using Northwood’s Watercolor Paper and Tombow markers. Your images will be mounted on specialty images. Finally, Art Glitter will be added. You will receive a special thank you for taking this class papers including glitter paper to enhance your colored.

2:00 p.m.
Northwood’s Autumn Splendor $35.00
Celebrate the beauty of autumn and become an expert on how to achieve those incredible fall colors. In this class ,you will make 4 cards including some of our favorite images and new images for fall 2017. You will color your cards using Northwood’s Watercolor Paper and Tombow markers. You will mat your cards using vintage double dot paper from Bo Bunny and Metallic Kraft Core. Finally, you glitter your cards using Art Glitter. You will receive a special gift for taking this class.

7:00 p.m.
Northwood’s Winter Wonderland Workshop $45.00
This special workshop will focus on Northwood’s winter scenery stamps. In this class ,you will use one of our favorite winter scenes and make 4 cards using this stamp. Throughout the evening, we will share over 50 card ideas with some of our classic and new for 2017 winter scene and winter themed images. In this class, you will receive a color copy of all the ideas presented. A special thank you gift will be yours for taking this workshop.

Sunday, October 1

8:30 a.m.
Northwood’s Magnificent Rural Wisconsin Fall Edition $35.00
We are excited to expand on the class we offered in the spring in capturing the beauty of rural Wisconsin in the fall. You will make 4 cards using some of our old classic and new for fall 2017 farm and rural scenery stamps. You will color your stamped images using Northwood’s Watercolor Paper and Tombow markers. Cards will be mounted on specialty papers to enhance the beauty of your colored image. Art Glitter will then be applied. A special gift will be yours for taking this class.

12:00 p.m.
Northwood’s Vintage Winter Forest Friends $35.00
In this class, we will focus on coloring techniques for forest animals using some of our vintage and new images for fall 2017. In this class, your will make 4 winter forest friends cards by coloring your images on Northwood’s Watercolor Paper and Tombow markers. These cards will be mounted on specialty papers and glitter applied using The Art Glitter System. A special gift will be yours for taking this class.