Classes & Events

The Create N Craft team, featuring Joe Rotella, Joe Morgan, Betty Scott and Carole Lassak, love to share our crafty projects with students in classes at stores, private events, crops and shows. We also love meeting crafty friends at our booth. The schedule below lists all classes and events where you can find us and engage in a fun artsy dialog!

Memories Scrapbooking Expo™ 2015 (Convention)
March 27, 2015 thru March 28, 2015

Two days of shopping, classes and a crop!

Mixed Media Birds on Blocks (Class)
March 28, 2015 from 10:30am-12:30pm

Create your own small flock of adorable birds to decorate your home! You’ll make three “birds on blocks,” each with a tiny niche holding a special object.

Cost: $30
Iris Fold and 3D Flower Cards—2 (Class)
March 28, 2015 from 2:00pm-4:00pm

Learn to iris fold and make 3D flowers while creating four cards.

Cost: $24
Artiscape Artist Gathering 2015 (Retreat)
April 9, 2015 thru April 12, 2015

A fun creative weekend of 50+ workshops covering mixed media, collage, bookbinding, altered arts, calligraphy, encaustics, jewelry, metal and more.

Clockwork Owl Wall Hanging (Class)
April 9, 2015 from 6:30pm-9:00pm

Use metallic paper, fabric and gears to create a mixed media Clockwork Owl wall hanging that looks quilted!

Cost: $41
Upcycled Wind Chime: Cutting, Etching & Collage! (Workshop)
April 11, 2015 from 9:30am-12:00pm

Get ready for Spring and make some garden art! Create a glass wind chime from an old wine bottle and bring some music to your outdoor space. A glass cutting demonstration, etching and collage are all part of this DIY workshop.

Cost: $41
Artiscape Marketplace 2015 (Sale)
April 11, 2015 from 10:00am-5:00pm

Visit the Create & Craft booth at Artiscape!

Mixed Media Birds on Blocks (Workshop)
April 12, 2015 from 9:30am-12:00pm

Create your own small flock of these adorable birds to decorate your home! You’ll make three “birds on blocks,” each with a tiny niche holding a special object.

Cost: $41
Collaged Frame (Workshop)
April 12, 2015 from 2:00pm-4:00pm

Learn how you can collage with napkins and achieve artist-quality results! Create a frame using flowers, birds and butterflies to create a summer garden image.

Cost: $41
Stamp Escape 2015 (Convention)
April 17, 2015 thru April 19, 2015

A 3-Day Rubber Stamp, Scrapbooking and Paper Crafting Event

Graphic 45 "Botanical Tea" Suspender Pocket Album (Workshop)
April 17, 2015 from 12:15pm-2:15pm

Join Joe Rotella to create a mini album with 6 pages and 18 pockets featuring the Botanical Tea collection from Graphic 45.

Cost: $40
Mixed Media Birds on Blocks (Workshop)
April 17, 2015 from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Create your own small flock of these adorable birds to decorate your home! You’ll make three “birds on blocks,” each with a tiny niche holding a special object.

Cost: $30
Make And Take (Make and Take)
April 17, 2015 from 6:30pm-9:30pm

Join us for three hours of make and takes!

Animal Spirits Cards (Class)
April 18, 2015 from 9:00am-11:00am

Create four cards featuring Animal Spirit stamps by Sue Coccia and take home one of the stamps!

Cost: $31
Beyond The Page - A 3D Family Tree! (Workshop)
April 18, 2015 from 11:45am-1:45pm

Go beyond the page with this fun craft project! Display your favorite photos on a fiber board tree that stands about 12" tall.

Cost: $35
Faux Leather Book Box (Workshop)
April 19, 2015 from 9:15am-11:15am

Take an ordinary paper mache book box and create a family heirloom keepsake that looks like old leather!

Cost: $28
Summer Garden Napkin Collage Frame (Workshop)
April 19, 2015 from 12:00pm-2:00pm

Learn how you can collage with napkins and achieve artist-quality results! Create a frame using flowers, birds and butterflies to create a summer garden image.

Cost: $32
Filming Scrapbook Soup TV Series 500 (Special Event)
May 11, 2015 thru May 15, 2015

Catch behind the scenes photos and stories as Joe Rotella films Scrapbook Soup TV with host Julie Fei-Fan Balzer.

Gen Con 2015 (Convention)
July 30, 2015 thru August 2, 2015

Gen Con is the original, longest-running, best-attended, gaming convention in the world! Over 200 arts and crafts classes among 1000's of gaming events!

Build 2 Multi-shot Rubber Band Guns (Class)
July 30, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am

Using laser cut kits, assemble 2 multi shot rubber band guns.

Cost: $24
Etch 4 Tall Glasses with Geeky Designs (SPA1569056) (Class)
July 30, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am

Turn 4 tall glasses into the perfect drinking vessels with images you choose. After registering, you'll receive an email with instructions how to pre-select the style you want to create in class.

Cost: $24
Create A Magic Wand (SPA1573080) (Workshop)
July 30, 2015 from 2:00pm-3:30pm

Create your own personal magic wand. Embellish the wand to reflect your own style and how you plan to use your wand.

Cost: $18
"Rainbow Dash" Inspired Wall Hanging (SPA1573074) (Class)
July 30, 2015 from 2:00pm-3:30pm

Create a 6" square My Little Pony (MLP) "Rainbow Dash" inspired wall hanging that looks quilted, but requires no sewing!

Cost: $18
Build Your Own Siege Weapon Catapult (Class)
July 30, 2015 from 3:00pm-4:30pm

Assemble a functioning desktop catapult from a laser cut kit.

Cost: $32
Decorate a Short Top Hat (SPA1573092) (Workshop)
July 30, 2015 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Decorate a toy short top hat to suit your style! Items provided in class range from lace to gears and cogs so you can really get creative!

Cost: $18
Make 2 Mini Square Headz Robots (SPA1573085) (Workshop)
July 30, 2015 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Make 2 Mini Square Headz Robots. Build & Customize Your Own Art Toy

Cost: $24
Build A Winter Scene with Snow In A Jar Inspired by Doctor Who (SPA1573109) (Class)
July 30, 2015 from 8:00pm-9:30pm

Build a scene with sparkling snow & an English blue police box in small jar.

Cost: $24
Etch 4 Tall Glasses with Geeky Designs (SPA1573157) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 8:00am-10:30am

Turn 4 tall glasses into the perfect drinking vessels with images you choose. After registering, you'll receive an email with instructions how to pre-select the style you want to create in class.

Cost: $24
Whovian Mini Album with Police Box Cover (SPA1573123) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 8:00am-9:30am

Create a 6" square mini album custom designed for GenCon! The cover features a British police box and the interior pages reflect episode themes like space, gears and time.

Cost: $24
Build 2 Multi-shot Rubber Band Guns (SPA1573094) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am

Using laser cut kits, assemble 2 multi shot rubber band guns.

Cost: $24
Cosplay Chain Maille Bracelet (SPA1573118) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am

Learn the basics of chain maille, like worn in Lord of the Rings, while you build a bracelet.

Cost: $18
Cosplay Chain Maille Ring (SPA1573130) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 1:00pm-2:30pm

Learn the basics of chain maille, like worn in Lord of the Rings, while you build a ring.

Cost: $18
Build a Table Lamp with a Doctor Who Inspired Base (SPA1573134 ) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 1:00pm-3:30pm

Build a table lamp that shows your Whovian pride, featuring a base that looks like a blue English police box.

Build Your Own Siege Weapon Catapult (SPA1573070) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 2:00pm-3:30pm

Assemble a functioning desktop catapult from a laser cut kit.

Cost: $32
Make Three Game of Thrones Inspired Miniature Eggs (SPA1573141 ) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 3:00pm-4:30pm

Create 3 miniature eggs inspired by Game of Thrones that Khaleesi would treasure.

Cost: $18
Build Your Own Dice Tower (SPA1573148) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 4:00pm-6:30pm

Build Your Own Dice Tower - Decorate it Castle or TARDIS.

Cost: $32
Make Super Mario 8 Bit Perler Bead Characters (SPA1573154) (Class)
July 31, 2015 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Make bead sprites featuring Mario Brothers / Super Mario inspired images

Cost: $18
Make 2 Mini Square Headz Robots (SPA1573156) (Workshop)
July 31, 2015 from 8:00pm-9:30pm

Make 2 Mini Square Headz Robots. Build & Customize Your Own Art Toy

Cost: $24
Build 2 Multi-shot Rubber Band Guns (Class)
August 1, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am

Using laser cut kits, assemble 2 multi shot rubber band guns.

Cost: $24
Popup Box Greeting Cards; Doctor Who, Sherlock and Downton Abby (SPA1573159) (Class)
August 1, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am

Create 3 BBC Inspired Popup Box Greeting Cards; Doctor Who, Sherlock and Downton Abby

Cost: $24
Make Game of Thrones 8 Bit Perler Bead Characters (SPA1573163) (Class)
August 1, 2015 from 1:00pm-2:30pm

Make bead sprites featuring Game of Thrones inspired images.

Cost: $18
Build Your Own Dice Tower (SPA1573164) (Class)
August 1, 2015 from 1:00pm-3:30pm

Build Your Own Dice Tower - Decorate it Castle or TARDIS.

Cost: $32
Create A Magic Wand (SPA1573166) (Workshop)
August 1, 2015 from 3:00pm-4:30pm

Create your own personal magic wand. Embellish the wand to reflect your own style and how you plan to use your wand.

Cost: $18
Build a Table Lamp with a Doctor Who Inspired Base (SPA1573167) (Class)
August 1, 2015 from 4:00pm-6:30pm

Build a table lamp that shows your Whovian pride, featuring a base that looks like a blue English police box.

Build Your Own Siege Weapon Catapult (Class)
August 1, 2015 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Assemble a functioning desktop catapult from a laser cut kit.

Cost: $32
Game of Thrones Inspired Mini Album - Create A 6x6 Book (SPA1573169) (Class)
August 1, 2015 from 5:00pm-6:30pm

Create a 6" square custom designed mini album that shows your Game of Thrones fan pride and debuts at Gen Con 2015.

Cost: $24
TARDIS Night Light (SPA1573173) (Class)
August 2, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am

Create a TARDIS Night Light - Inspired by Doctor Who

Cost: $18
Stampaway USA 2015 (Convention)
August 5, 2015 thru August 8, 2015

A five-day learning and shopping rubber stamping extravaganza featuring classes, a Friday preview party, fundraisers, an all-day Saturday rubber stamp convention, and more!

Stack of Cups—Mixed Media Canvas (Workshop)
August 5, 2015 from 11:00am-1:00pm

Coffee? Tea? It’s all good to me! Create a mixed media canvas featuring a stack of cups and your choice of sentiment!

Cost: $28
Four Paper Tole Cards (Class)
August 5, 2015 from 1:45pm-3:45pm

Make four 3D cards featuring a hot air balloon, vintage bicycle, dress form and a vintage Santa by layering parts of two-dimensional images.

Cost: $25
Encapsulated Mica Necklace (Class)
August 5, 2015 from 1:45pm-3:45pm

Create a one of a kind necklace using mica tiles, beads, and jewelry findings.

Cost: $28
A Flock of Birds – 3 Mixed Media Small Canvases (Workshop)
August 6, 2015 from 8:30am-10:30am

A small bird graces each of three small canvas collages. Use them individually or to create a flock on your wall!

Cost: $28
Articulated Angels – 2 Mixed Media Ornaments (Workshop)
August 6, 2015 from 12:00pm-2:00pm

Create a pair of angels with movable arms and a crown, highlighted with mica on stenciled backgrounds.

Cost: $28
Paper Pieced Owl—Mixed Media Canvas (Workshop)
August 7, 2015 from 2:00pm-4:00pm

Create a mixed media owl using art papers from around the world!

Cost: $35