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Welcome!

 

We are so happy you are interested in our classes!

Click on a class title to find detailed info about that class.

 

Our classes tend to fill up quicklly so

please call the store to check availability & to register.

 

515-277-5719 or 515-277-5719

 

 

 

May 2016 Classes

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Click on a class title and a link will take you to the description!

 

Class boards are also on display at the store.

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Caring Thoughts

1:00-3:00 pm

 

Caring Thoughts

6:30-8:30 pm

 

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Happy!

1:00-3:00 pm

 

Happy!

6:30-8:30 pm

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FREE!

Make & Take with Taylor

from Taylored Expressions

1:00-3:00 pm

 

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Just Because

1:00-3:00 pm

 

Just Because

6:30-8:30 pm

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Plane Pull Make & Take

11 am - 6 pm

To benefit the Special Olympics!

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Cosmo Garden

1:00-3:00 pm

 

Cosmo Garden

6:30-8:30 pm

 

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Plane Pull Make & Take

11 am - 6 pm

To benefit the Special Olympics!

 

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Spring Inspirations

1:00-3:00 pm

 

Spring Inspirations

6:30-8:30 pm

 

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 Memorial Day

Store Closed

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Plane Pull Make & Take

11 am - 6 pm

To benefit the Special Olympics!

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Did you know...class tables are available to use (free of charge)when there are no classes or events. Please call to reserve! You can work on making cards, scrapbooking, art journals, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

June 2016 Classes

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

Click on a class title and a link will take you to the description!

 

Class boards are also on display at the store.

 

 

 

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Stamp Club

6:30 pm

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A Touch of Nature

1:00-3:00 pm

 

A Touch of Nature

6:30-8:30 pm

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Down by the Sea

1:00-3:00 pm

 

Down by the Sea

6:30-8:30 pm

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A Touch of Nature

1:00-3:00 pm

 

A Touch of Nature

6:30-8:30 pm 

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"Celebration of Summer"

A Special Every Day!

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"Celebration of Summer"

A Special Every Day + Rootbeer Floats today!

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"Celebration of Summer"

A Special Every Day + Rootbeer Floats today!

 

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Cosmo Garden

1:00-3:00 pm

 

Cosmo Garden

6:30-8:30 pm

 

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EVENTS IN MAY & JUNE!

 

 

Make-n-Take with Taylor

from Taylored Expressions!

Saturday, May 14 from 1-3 pm     FREE!

 

We're so excited to have Taylor from Taylored Expressions in person here at our store!

Join us for a FREE make-n-take featuring Taylored Expressions products.

 

 

 

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Plane Pull Make-n-Takes

to benefit the Iowa Special Olympics

 

We’re supporting Marj’s son, Rod Hagan, and the Team “Train to Inspire” in their quest to raise money for the Special Olympics!

 

The “Train to Inspire” team will compete with other teams in the Plane Pull to see who can pull a 120,000 pound UPS 737 airplane for 12 feet in the fastest time! There are 5 different types of teams and 4 different awards categories.

 

We would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE for you to help! Here’s how:

 

 LET'S MAKE A CARD!

 

For a simple $2 cash donation, you can make a beautiful greeting card!

All donations will be given to the Special Olympics

 

Card #1     Tues., May 17     11 am - 6 pm     Come anytime during these hours

Card #2     Tues., May 24     11 am - 6 pm     Come anytime during these hours

Card #3     Tues., May 31     11 am - 6 pm     Come anytime during these hours

 

Please pay by cash or check (no debit/credit cards please).

Each Tuesday there will be a different card! You are welcome to participate each day!

 

 

 

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Celebration of Summer

Friday, June 24, Saturday, June 25, Sunday, June 26

Join us to celebrate summer!

Specials every day!

Free rootbeer floats on Saturday and Sunday

More details to be announced!

 

 

 

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Class and Registration Information

  • Sign up early because the classes are popular and tend to fill up quickly. You don't want to miss out!

  • Please bring a scissors and tape runner to all classes.

  • Additional supplies may be listed with the class description and mentioned upon registration.

  • For information on registration and class policy, click here.

  • Classes are updated each week in the email newsletter which is sent out usually on Wednesdays.

    Contact the store to sign up for the newsletter.

  • Winter/Snow Cancellation Policy: If West Des Moines and/or Des Moines Schools are closed due to the winter weather, we will not have class and we will refund your money.

To check class availability and to register for classes

please call 515-277-5719 or 515-274-3602

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kindred Florals

Mon., May 2      1:00-3:00 pm     $22.50   

Mon., May 2      6:30-8:30 pm     $22.50

 

You’ll enjoy this technique class using Distress Inks and discovering fun ways to use the inks to achieve different looks. The floral stamp is included in the class price.

 

Please bring: an acrylic block (to fit 4x6 stamp), the round Distress blending tool + foam discs, foam tape or pop dots, scissor, tape runner, glue dots (if you have), Teflon mat (if you have) and the following Distress Ink (CUBES *ONLY*): Wild Honey, Ripe Persimmon, Evergreen Bough, Seedless Preserves, Forest Moss, Dusty Concord, Shaded Lilac, Blueprint Sketch, Mowed Lawn. Designed by Suzanne State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caring Thoughts

Tues., May 10     1:00-3:00 pm     $18   

Tues., May 10     6:30-8:30 pm     $18

 

Combine colored pencil techniques, stamping, dry embossing and dies to create these four lovely sympathy cards.

 

Please bring scissors, tape runner, Quickie Glue Pen, Fine tip white glue, clear Wink of Stella (if you have), Gamsol kit and the following colored pencils (Prismacolor numbers): 903 True Blue, 908 Dark Green, 911 Olive Green, 928 Blush Pink, 929 Pink, 932 Violet, and 935 Black. Let us know ASAP which pencils you need and if you have Gamsol kit.  Designed by Sandi Siedel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy!

Wed., May 11      1:00-3:00 pm     $18   

Wed., May 11      6:30-8:30 pm     $18 

 

This is a heat embossing class with a glitter technique and Wink of Stella technique....for that WOW effect! Come and see the WOW in person!

 

Please bring: clear Wink of Stella pen, Liquid Glue with a small/fine tip, foam tape, tape runner, scissors and a Teflon Mat (if you have). Designed by Suzanne State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Because

Mon., May 16      1:00-3:00 pm     $18   

Mon., May 16      6:30-8:30 pm     $18 

 

Add a splash of color to your cards with a Distress Ink technique and stamped images.

 

Please bring: tape runner, scissors, scuffer (if you have), liquid glue, 3 large daubers, gray marker (if you have), and the following Distress Inks (any size): Seedless Preserves, Salty Ocean, and Crushed Olive. Designed by Roberta Royse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cosmo Garden

 

Mon., May 23     1:00-3:00 pm     $18

Mon., May 23     6:30-8:30 pm     $18

 

Have fun creating these coordinating cards with decorated with lovely cosmos. You’ll be making your own backgrounds using stencil/ink, embossing and die cuts.

 

Please bring: scissors, tape runner, foam mounting tape, liquid glue (fine tip) and Tombow Marker 664(a fuchsia/violet color). Designed by Roberta Royse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Inspirations

Wed., May 25     1:00-3:00 pm     $18

Wed., May 25     6:30-8:30 pm     $18

 

Whet your appetite for the sunny spring days ahead. You’ll love learning these colored pencil techniques and making 4 cards and a presentation box.

 

Please bring Quickie Glue Pen, Fine tip white glue, Gamsol Kit and the following colored pencils (Prismacolor numbers): 911 Olive Green, 916 Canary Yellow, 918 Orange, 935 Black, 994 Process Red, 1008 Parma Violet, 1079 Blue Violet Lake, 1087 Powder Blue. Designed by Sandi Siedel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Touch of Nature

Wed., June 8      1:00-3:00 pm     $18   

Wed., June 8      6:30-8:30 pm     $18 

 

Wed., June 22      1:00-3:00 pm     $18   

Wed., June 22      6:30-8:30 pm     $18 

 

Combine Penny Black stickers with stamps, dies, ribbons and lovely embellishments for a set of custom handmade cards!

 

Please bring: tape runner, scissors, foam mounting tape, glue stick and if you have: white pen, glue dots and Distress foam blending applicator. Designed by Suzanne State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Down by the Sea

Mon., June 20       1:00-3:00 pm     $18   

Mon., June 20       6:30-8:30 pm     $18 

 

Get a taste of the sea with these coastal inspired greeting cards. You’ll love working with beautiful KaiserCraft dies and papers featuring a fresh color palette of beautiful blue hues, palm trees, white sandy beaches and seashells.

 

Please bring scissors, tape runner, small tip glue, glue dots, mounting tape and a pencil. Designed by Roberta Royse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Divas Stamp Club

Always on a Tuesday at 6:30 pm

 

Next dates: Tuesday, April 5, June 7, Aug. 2, Oct. 4, Dec. 6

 

Come join the Paper Divas! You'll enjoy meeting other people who love to create and explore new techniques--it�s an inspirational night! The meeting starts off with a show and tell. Then someone provides a program, either a demo or make-n-take. Shown at left is a card made at the last meeting. We used a beautiful napkin, heat-n-bond, Sticky embossing powder and glitter. Thanks to Joanne and Deane for a great program!

 

Outstamping Designs has hosted stamp clubs for the last 19 years and is proud to host The Paper Divas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Club

Tues., July 19     6:30 pm

 

This creative group creates book pages based on a theme they've chosen. Each person make a certian number of pages (same designs often) to be shared with the other participating members. For more info, email Marta at odandhbd@qwest.net.

 

These pages show off our theme of Paste from October's meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATC Swap

Sat., July 30       10 am to Noon

Swap starts at 10:30 am

 

Welcome to the world of ARTIST TRADING CARDS! Join our swaps here at Outstamping Designs to swap your ATCs, or to learn about these little gems of art.

 

For more information, ask us at the store or contact Marta at odandhbd@qwest.net. See you there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class Policy

  • Class size is limited and fees must be paid in advance.
  • Reservations may be made in person, by phone with a credit/debit card, or by mail with a check.
  • No refunds will be given to students who cancel with less than 24 hours notice. If you can't come send a lucky friend in your place. Other cancellations will receive store credit; no refunds.
  • If we have to cancel a class, we will refund your money.
  • Only paid class members may attend.
  • Students will receive a 10% discount on materials purchased the night of class.
  • Please bring a tape runner and scissors. Materials needed for class are furnished unless otherwise noted at registration.
  • Out of respect for other students, we cannot allow infants and children at classes and workshops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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West Des Moines, Iowa 50265

Phone: 515-277-5719

Fax: 515-277-3471

Email: odandhbd@qwest.net

 

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