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Nancy Wethington
St. Louis MO
I am a paper crafter at heART.
Interests: paper crafts; mini-albums; altered arts; scrapbooking; stamping; painting; cooking
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Wednesday, July 8: 6 pm: This will be my first 12x12 two page layout under the title Heritage Workshop at Checkered Cottage Wednesday, July 8 at 6 pm This workshop, as well as all subsequent classes will take the place of Sue Kelemen's Preserving the Past. You're invited to join me and create this layout suitable for vintage photos of the home you grew up in or photos of your home today Friday, July 17: 10:30 am We will be creating beautiful Graphic 45 tags suitable for use in August. With Graphic 45's beautiful images in shades of yellow ochre... Continue reading
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This will be my first 12x12 two page layout under the title Heritage Workshop at Checkered Cottage Wednesday, July 8 at 6 pm This workshop, as well as all subsequent classes will take the place of Sue Kelemen's Preserving the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Art From The Heart
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at our July 11 One Day Crop at the Holiday Inn - Route 66 St. Louis MO Crop the day away from 7 am until 1 am. That's 18 hours of continuous fun on your own 6' table! (We'll make... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Art From The Heart
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Our friend, Sue Kelemen, will be leaving the St. Louis area. Many of you know Sue from her classes at both For Keeps Sake and Checkered Cottage. Sue and her husband Tom are retiring near their extended family in North... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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10:30 am: Graphic 45 Tag Class @ Checkered Cottage Things to bring to class: Craft Mat Precision Scissors Tiny Attacher Brown Ink (I used Vintage Photo Distress Ink) Blue Ink (I used Weathered Wood Distress Ink) Wet & Dry Adhesive... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Not sure about you but I rarely have cards ready. So that's my new goal. I'm leaving areas clear so I can add a message later. See the sheen on the birds in a cup? I wanted to pop them... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Do you know Linda? She's one of the talented creators behind the samples at Checkered Cottage. Linda's samples are crisp, clean and detailed without being overly done. I love them. She inspired me with her samples so I dug in... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at Art From The Heart
For Keeps Sake Events is looking for local artists in the St. Louis, MO and Newburgh, Indiana region for two events taking place in August and November. Do you specialize in unique jewelry? one-of-a-kind items? ephemera collected from far away... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Friday, June 19: 10:30 - 12:30 Graphic 45 July Tags Join me in creating 3 tags featuring Graphic 45's Time To Flourish Collection. Things to bring to class: Craft Mat Precision Scissors Tiny Attacher Brown Ink (I used Vintage Photo Distress Ink) Blue Ink (I used Weathered Wood Distress Ink) Wet & Dry Adhesive Gold PenTouch Pen (my favorite gold leaf pen!) Crafty Foam Tape Edge Distresser Glossy Accents (or similar) Reservations required for all my workshops. Contact Checkered Cottage for more information or to sign up. http://checkeredcottage.com Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Art From The Heart - Class Schedule
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It's Graphic 45 tag day at Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO Please bring to class: Basics to include craft mat, detail scissors, paper trimmer, stamp edge scissors if you have them, crafty foam tape, edge distresser, light brown ink for edges... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Art From The Heart
A treat for the eyes this Tuesday morning: Abby's Garden Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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I am totally in love with 7 Gypsies American Vintage Collection. Getting everything priced, ordered, etc for a mini-book workshop in July at Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO Not in the St. Louis area? Contact For Keeps Sake Events or e-mail... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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This was just a couple of days ago: and now today: Their eyes aren't even open yet. Their nest is in a basket on our front door. I love Spring! Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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This may be one of my favorite patterns yet. Laura Denison's Twisted Pockets Laura shared this pattern on one of her What's Up Wednesday Video Tutorials As you can see, I turned mine into a mini-book with accordion fold pockets... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Ken Oliver asked his Style Contributors to alter something with blue. I found this frame at Tuesday Morning in the clearance section. I think it was about $6 (yippee). The wood was chipped up but I was going to alter... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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I'll be at Checkered Cottage, Kirkwood MO Saturday, May 2 for National Scrapbook Day with a make-and-take featuring Graphic 45. Hope to see you there! Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Saturday, May 9 10:30 - 4:30 Travel Mini-Book For more photos and a list of what to bring, please visit http://art-from-the-heart.typepad.com/art_from_the_heart/2015/04/may-9-at-checkered-cottage-.html Friday, May 15: Graphic 45 June Tags 10:30 - 12:30 Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Art From The Heart - Class Schedule
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Hi Everyone! A slight alteration from the list of *to bring*. You will not need to bring your WeR Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board. I have those pre-done for you. The rest of the list can be found below. Thank... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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one globe at a time and Ken Oliver's Color Burst. This is step one for this globe that will be on the cover of my May 9 bookbinding workshop @ Checkered Cottage - Kirkwood MO Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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And I'm using that term loosely. I understand color, highlighting, shading, combining colors, color wheel but I can't draw worth a darn. My perspective is all off - always. That's why I stamp. If you want your stamping to look... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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UPDATE: Only 2 spots left and it's not even designed yet. You gals are awesome. Thank you so much. I'm late. I'm late. For a very important date. It's been a crazy travel month and it's still not over. So... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Checkered Cottage ~ Kirkwood MO Friday, May 15 Dimension, windows, trellis and flowers, of course. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Friday, April 17 10:30 am @ Checkered Cottage - Kirkwood MO Please bring to class: Basics to include paper trimmer and scissors Fussy Cut Scissors Adhesive Crafty Foam Tape Glossy Accents Stamp Edge Scissors Light colored ink for edges such... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Art From The Heart
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Because I have been out of town almost all month, I am not doing a bookbinding class this month. But . . . here's the Graphic 45 tag class on Friday, April 17 @ 10:30 am Bring to class: Basics including paper trimmer and scissors Fussy Cut Scissors Adhesive Crafty Foam Tape Glossy Accents Stamp Edge Scissors Light colored ink for edges such as Antique Linen or similar Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Art From The Heart - Class Schedule