Saturday, November 28, 2009

Jennifer McGuire Classes

I attended two wonderful Jennifer McGuire classes, Technique Bootcamp and Holiday Madness, near Dayton, Ohio on November 21st. If you are ever near Dayton, be sure to check Simply Scrapbooks out! Great classroom area, friendly staff, and oh so many products! If I lived a bit closer I would probably sign up for all of their classes!

Here is a look at some of the supplies we used in class. Lots of wood, cling, and clear Hero Arts stamps plus tons of Ranger products including alcohol inks and Stickles. I think Jennifer singlehandedly stimulated the economy with her Thinking Inking Class at Two Peas because I already had most of these products! My new favorite from that day is definitely the white Memories ink pad. It is amazing how much better it shows up than my other white ink pads. Great of kraft paper, too.

Here is Jennifer demonstrating how to color directly on a rubber stamp (Hero Arts, of course) with markers. I snuck a few pictures with my iPhone, but this is the only one that came out very well.

Jennifer is just as amazing in person as she is online and in her videos. So kind, creative, and talented. Very fast-paced classes, but so worth it. The kits were awesome -- some items were pre-cut and pre-stamped to save time and she even included a picture of each card in the kits. Plus Ken and Colin made a couple of cameos! Such a cute family. At the end of the day Ken said they are her clean-up crew, but that she pays well. :)

Without further ado, here are the cards I made in the Technique Bootcamp class:

And here are the cards I made in the Holiday Madness class:

It is too hard to pick a favorite card. I love them all and don't know if I'll ever be able to part with them! BIG BIG thanks and hugs to Jennifer -- you are truly the best! I am so glad I was able to take these classes!

dustypenny (aka Joy)

P.S. Special thanks to my husband for driving that day and entertaining himself in Dayton while I was in class. Love you, Stephen!


Nancy said...

Oh wow, that looks like a lot of fun! How lucky to be able to take a class with Jennifer. Love those cards! Your hubby sounds like a great guy.

Arlene said...

How exciting and wow! what a lot of things to get done in one day. Love them all too.

Dawn said...

How exciting to actual attend a class with Jennifer. The cards look awesome.

Amanda said...

That looks like it was an amazing class! The cards are adorable - I don't think I could part with them either :)

Deirdre said...

wow Joy, lucky you to be able to take some of Jennifer's classes. Thank you so much for sharing your experience and beautiful cards which you made.

CinnamonSally said...

Wow your cards are amazing, I would love to go to a jennifer class, but unfortunately I don't think she will be visiting the UK.

Kathy (krolski) said...

Your cards are great! How fun to be able to take one of Jennifer's classes. I met her at Scrapfest and you're right, she's very nice!

Vanessa said...

Great cards!! I am soo jealous I wish I could attend a class with Jennifer, too!


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