October 30, 2013
By day, Catherine is the Design Director at a newspaper in the Washington, D.C. area. (She has spent 17 years as an award-winning art director and designer at daily newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times.) By night, she scrapbooks and blogs and creates pages for Studio Calico, Becky Higgins’ Project Life, and others.
And she has more than a few design and process secrets to share with you. Get a glimpse of the classroom below. Trust us, you want to be in PROCESS!
October 01, 2013
To view how to make these cute shadow boxes watch here.
Save $15 on Craft Happy for one week only with code HAPPYHAPPY. Offer expires October 3. And you can get Amy’s Happy-Go-Lucky Stitchalong workshop for FREE (a $15 value) if you register in a separate transaction with code CRAFTGIRL. A total of $30 in savings!
Join crafting queen Amy Powers for a 12-week creative adventure that will have you building glitter houses, making stop-motion movies, creating collages and coffee cozies, and generally smiling from ear to ear. It’s our final 4Experts workshop of the year! Each month from October to December you'll complete one major project, three sidekick projects, and four quick creativity exercises to help you celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and every day in between. Register for Craft Happy today!
September 27, 2013
See some of the 12 unique brand new projects you will be creating in Craft Happy below.
(and read on for a special offer)
There are three things Amy Powers firmly believes:
- Crafting is a fun way to add cheer to your life.
- You can create beautiful things.
- Happiness is contagious.
At Big Picture Classes we believe:
Everyone is born creative. We believe that making time to connect to and nurture your inherent creativity is essential to your health and happiness. We're here to help you tell your story and leave your mark in fun and meaningful ways. Scrapbooking is our lifeblood—it gives us our strength and vitality as a company. We recognize that there are as many creative pursuits as there are people. For this reason, we offer top-notch online education in a variety of fields and formats.
When you learn to value your unique perspective, your personal expression becomes art.
You can see why we are ideal partners Amy Powers and BPC. Take a chance and give your self the gift of holiday happiness.
Special Offer! Save $15 on Craft Happy through October 1 with special discount code HAPPYHAPPY. You can also get Amy’s Happy-Go-Lucky Stitchalong workshop for FREE if you purchase it in a separate transaction with code CRAFTGIRL. That’s a total of $30 in savings!
September 07, 2013
Every now and then we like to share the inside of a classroom with you. The classroom we are featuring today is for an upcomping workshop, The Art + Science of Scrapbooking with Stacy Julian and Jennifer Wilson.
Get an idea of how different the instructors are by looking at their supply list-- isn't that fun?
In this workshop, you will:
- Complete 8 core challenge layouts (and 8 optional layouts) that are custom-tailored to how your brain works
- Learn how to leverage your natural strengths to be a happier, more confident scrapbooker
- Discover the secrets of "crossing over" as a path to creative growth and productivity
- Receive permission to embrace your unique gifts as a memory keeper
Below are glimpses of a few of the brand new pages created by Jennifer and Stacy. Class starts Thursday September 12! Find out more here
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September 03, 2013
Good morning and Happy September!
In case you are wondering what all the Project Life buzz is about, visit Becky Higgins.com to catch up and then head back here to see what workshop Project Life Lessons is all about. Catch a glimpse of the pre-classroom and learn more about the teachers below.
(the survey is only available in the pre-classroom which you can access after you have
registered for the class and in the real pre-classroom these are clickable)
To find out more about the class and to register go here. Class starts this Thursday.
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July 06, 2013
Here is what Ali's classroom looks like, and each week will include digital elements for those that want to put their pages together digitally. ali's pages will be hybrid (like they usually are) mixing in digital and paper elements.
Through dozens of in-depth videos that cover storytelling and design ideas as well as 36+ exclusive layout examples from Ali (12" x 12" and 8 1/2" x 11" layouts, plus Project Life inserts), Hello Story will inspire you to take action and give you the tools you need to tell your own stories with confidence.
February 05, 2013
Wondering how to use all the fun artsy product that you have collected? Instructor May Flaum with show you how!! The curious Scrapbooker's Field Guide workshop is packed full.
During each of the 12-weeks of class, there will be a focus on specific techniques and products. Adding texture, stitching, mists, stamping and everything else she could think of—May has created a class full of information and inspiration. Students will find scrapbook layout project examples each week as well as projects such as cards, tags, altered projects and mixed media canvases. This class features a new colorful PDF handout and videos each week, and an A-Z basics library of 26 videos.
Find out more and register here.
January 11, 2013
Hello blog readers! Have I told you have happy I am that you are here lately? Well I am!! I am exited to share a glimpse of a few live classrooms!
One Little Word 2013
Each month the instructor, Ali Edwards, provides a handout and challenge for your word + an assorment of printables. The classroom design reflects Ali's style and look.
Have you chosen your word yet?
Move More, Eat Well 2.0
This is the second year long class that is offered at BPC and is taught by Cathy Zielske. This classroom is updated monthly with inspiring interviews, monthly writing challenges, and downlable elements for your album. Do you have fitness goals for 2013?
Thanks for reading!! I would love to hear about your fitness goals and what word you choose for 2013?
April 18, 2012
Today is the last day to register for Heidi's class, still not sure, read the reviews below and check out the awseome visuals being created.
Facebook Class reviews from Heidi's students
Liz, "As a student I can only say this class is amazing. Heidi is such an excellent teacher. The students are so engaged. Taking this class has increased my confidence because of the message boards and comments from the gallery. The other thing is what you create. It is fablous!!!"
The Inked Stamper Scrapbook Store "I am LOVING the class! I call it my CPR to scrapbooking; it has rejuvenated my whole creative outlook and I highly recommend it! Thank you for teaching such a fabulous class. I find you so personable; you can really tell that you teach with your heart first. Even if I didn't love your products (which is insane, cause I do) I honestly would still buy them because of YOU."
Lorrie "Having a blast in this class and learning a lot of fun observation techniques as well as Heidi's fun new way of scrapbooking! I highly recommend this class to everyone. I am enjoying the great group of classmates, inspiration and awesome ideas! Sign up now while you still can, you won't regret it! Hope to See you there!"
Kathryn "All I can say is sign up now for those that have thought about this class but haven't signed up yet. I agree with the previous posts. This is, by far, the best experience. You will love Heidi, her products and concepts she teaches. Don't pass this opportunity up!"
Lisa "If you don't sign up you will regret it!!! It is innovative, thought provoking and FUN!!! If you are not sure about scrap booking, Heidi's class and products will change your mind! Go for it!"