NOTE: Photos of class projects will follow in separate e-mails, and on this website, before class times. Class and Workbox General Info: To ensure your place in class, please register and pay in advance as soon as possible. Preparing class kits for those who sign up late is time consuming and inefficient for our instructors. For those who miss a class or cannot attend a class but want a kit, there will be an additional fee added to the class fee. “Workbox” items are available at A Small Cleverness. Remember to bring your workbox to every class. Basic items are scissors, wet adhesive (like Fineline glue applicator), tape runner, and foam tape. Other helpful items are a paper trimmer, a scoring board, bone folder, black marker, glue stick, small water color brush or water brush, ruler, and a craft knife and mat. Please be prepared.Check the supply list in the class descriptions for additional items before coming to class. These items are available at A Small Cleverness also. Please refrain from wearing any kind of scented product in the shop if you are a shopper or you are taking a class. It is very objectionable to those with sensitive noses and/or health conditions. Please turn cell phones off during class. Cell phone conversations are not allowed in class. Please step outside to check messages or to make calls. Please arrive on time. Don’t forget your glasses. Thanks for your consideration. Refunds for class fees can only be made if a class is canceled 48 hours in advance for local instructors. Refunds will be given for out-of-town instructors if cancellation is made one week in advance. If possible, kits will be prepared for cancellations made after these deadlines. Extended Hours Do you want to shop after 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.? Just check the schedule on the website or call us. If we are having a class or club, we are open and invite you to come in. Call ahead to ensure that no last-minute class changes have been made. Our regular hours are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. January/February Paper Crafting Groups Share your interest in paper crafting with others. Belonging to a group gives you access to lots of ideas and suggestions. Learn tips and techniques and make new friends. These informal groups begin with show-and-tell, followed by a new assignment for the next month. A make-and-take ends the session. Choose the day and time below that best fits your schedule. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced stampers are all welcome. Bring workbox. There is a $2.00 fee. Tuesday, Jan. 10 – 5:30 to 7:00 P.M.; Wednesday, Jan. 11 – 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.; Wednesday, Feb. 8 – 5:30 to 7:00 P.M.; Tuesday, Feb. 14 – 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Challenge Group Monday, Jan. 23 – 6:00 to 7:30 P.M.; Monday, Feb. 20 – 6:00 to 7:30 P.M.

January Blues with Pam
Saturday, January 7
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
$21.00
The January “blues” can be a good thing. Create three cards with more shaving cream and dye inks. We’ll try out a new blending technique and use Clarity brushes. The Fineline glue applicator is a must for this class. Bring your workbox and the following optional Copic markers: BG01, BG13, and B05.

Calendar Cards
Monday, January 9
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$15.00
Create four timely and useful cards for your friends and family in the new year. Each card features a tear-off calendar. The cards will be perfect for a desktop or purse. Two are easel cards, one has a sticky notepad, and the fourth has a matchbook fold. All are just right for mailing or giving at this time of year. Bring your workbox.

Winter Wishes
Thursday, January 12
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:30 P.M.
$15.00
Create four cards with stamps and dies all with a winter theme. Bring your workbox.

Love in Motion with Debbie
Saturday, January 14
10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
$17.00
Join me in creating three cards using three different types of motion: a shaker, a wobble, and a magic slider. These interactive cards will be suitable for Valentine or Anniversary cards. Bring your workbox, Fineline glue applicator, cutting mat, and craft knife. Optional to bring: white gel pen and the following Copic markers: RV69, R20, E31, E35, E37, C1, C3, C5, C9, and YR23.

All Occasion Cards with Anita
Tuesday, January 17
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$17.00
Join me in the first session of a year-long journey where we will create four cards for holiday, seasonal, special occasions, and every day cards every month this year. Let’s begin with cards that can be used for Valentine cards for anyone and cards that can be used for other events in February. This includes Birthday, Get Well, Happy Anniversary, etc. Bring your workbox. Ask for supply list.

Happy Valentine’s Day with Mary Ellen
Thursday, January 19
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$16.00
Time to get started on those Valentines for your loved ones near and far. We’ll be stamping and die cutting, so bring plenty of glue, tape, and foam tape as well as your workbox. Please check with A Small Cleverness for any other supplies you may need.

Nature’s Sketchbook Card Box with Caroline Lovelace
Saturday, January 21
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
$20.00
On her recent Pinterest Prowl and with a little help from her mom, Caroline has found a new treasure trove of fun and easy templates to create gift boxes and cards galore. In this class, we will make a “book fold” box designed to hold four cards and envelopes using the new Graphic 45 collection, “Nature’s SketchBook.” If you love butterflies, this is a must take class for you!

Come and take home a gift for a friend (or keep it yourself). Bring your toolbox, including a bone folder, double-sided tape, glue dots, and pop dots. Optional to bring: a brown color mini ink pad such as Distress Vintage Photo to distress edges.

Hearts and Flowers with Ruth Barnes
Tuesday, January 24
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$17.00
Banish the January “blahs” with four cheerful cards in bright colors. We’ll create two cards for the “Valentines” in your life and two all-occasion cards which preview the flowers yet to come. Die cuts, dry embossing, and stamping will send us on our way with thoughts of spring. Bring your workbox, markers or colored pencils, Fineline glue applicator, and foam tape.

POP! Twist and Shout! Cards with Annette
Saturday, January 28
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
$17.00
GET READY for some fun fold cards with pretty new papers, stamps, and die cuts. We will make a “Pop and Twist” card and two other cards with fun folds that are sure to impress! One will be a Valentine for that special someone. Bring workbox, Fineline glue applicator, red line tape or other heavy duty adhesive, foam tape, and tape runner. Ask for additional supplies when you register.

Love is in the Air with Caroline Lovelace
Tuesday, January 31
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
$16.00
Whether you want to surprise your special Valentine or you want to make a classic card to accompany a wedding gift, this set of four cards will impress anyone! Using several classic designs, dies cuts, and embossing folders combined with subtly patterned papers, you can achieve elegant results. Come see for yourself!

Bring your toolbox, including a bone folder, double-sided tape, glue dots, pop dots, and your imagination!

Love and Hugs to You with Pam Nash
Saturday, February 4
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
$21.00
We’ll be blending inks for a beautiful ombre look. Another fun technique featured will be inlay die cutting. Bring your workbox and Fineline glue applicator.

Zinnias
Monday, February 6
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:30 P.M.
$10.00
Use a large zinnia stamp, various papers, inks, and coloring tools to make these four cards sing. Bring workbox and zinnia stamp.

Birthday Critters with Debbie
Saturday, February 11
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
$16.00
Celebrate the people with birthdays in your life with three cards that are sure to make them smile. Bring your workbox. Supply list to follow.

All Occasion Cards with Anita
Monday, February 13
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$17.00
A wee little leprechaun created cards in his wee little workshop. Please join him and me and create all-occasion cards for March. We will make cards that have a St. Patty’s Day theme but can be used for other March occasions. This is Session II of a 12-month series. Bring your workbox. Ask for supply list.

Technique Cards with Annette
Thursday, February 16
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:30 P.M.
$17.00
Come and learn how to do new things with your stamping supplies. We will make four cards using embossing folders, die cuts, and stencils in a new way. Bring your workbox, Fineline glue applicator, red line tape or other heavy duty adhesive, foam tape, and tape runner. Ask for additional supplies when your register.

Crazy is Back! with Caroline Lovelace
Saturday, February 18
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
$16.00
Our crazy bird, dog, and cat friends took a break for the holidays. (You should see the selfies they took!) Now they are back and ready to celebrate spring.

Bring your toolbox, including water color brushes, bone folder, double-sided tape, glue dots, and pop dots. Optional to bring: craft mat and Distress inks: Picked Raspberry, Salty Ocean, Seedless Preserves, Fossilized Amber, Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Peacock Feathers, Mowed Lawn, Hickory Smoke, and Walnut Stain.

Blooms, Not Gloom! with Ruth Barnes
Tuesday, February 21
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$17.00
Bright colors, flowers, foliage, and butterflies will turn our thoughts to spring. Lots of interesting die cuts combined with patterned paper, layering, embellishments, and stamping will yield four cards in blue, green, pink, and orange. These cheerful cards can’t help but make us smile. Bring your workbox, markers or colored pencils, Fineline glue applicator, and foam tape.

Happy Birthday! with Mary Ellen
Saturday, February 25
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
$16.00
Get a head start on all the birthday cards you’ll need this year by making several in this class. We’ll make some funny ones and some “nice” ones! Bring your workbox and, as always, check at A Small Cleverness for any other supplies you may need.

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