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Wishful Thinking

Classes and Sales
Come Play With Us!

There's always something fun going on at Wishful Thinking! We offer many unique sales events, seasonal parties, demo events, and fabulous classes for beginners to advanced stampers and scrappers. Don't see what you're looking for? We also offer private classes, will help you lay out your scrapbook pages, and demo products we sell in our shop. Come on in today, and play with us!

Special Events & Sales
 
Jan 15 Artist Trading Swap (ATC's)

Because of the increased popularity of Artist Trading Cards (or ATC’s), we're sponsoring a swap at Wishful Thinking! This is a fabulous and fun way to increase the number of ATC’s in your own personal collection. January's theme is Let it Snow! Contact us for more details.

Feb 15 Artist Trading Swap (ATC's)

Because of the increased popularity of Artist Trading Cards (or ATC’s), we're sponsoring a swap at Wishful Thinking! This is a fabulous and fun way to increase the number of ATC’s in your own personal collection. February's theme is Chocolate. Contact us for more details.
 
Feb 16-18 Annual Scrapbooking Retreat at the Brown County Inn!
Once again, we will all gather at Brown County Inn here in Nashville, IN for a fabulous fun-filled weekend of scrapbooking and crafts! Keep your eye on this space for more information to come and how YOU can join us for all the excitement!

Mar 15 Artist Trading Swap (ATC's)

Because of the increased popularity of Artist Trading Cards (or ATC’s), we're sponsoring a swap at Wishful Thinking! This is a fabulous and fun way to increase the number of ATC’s in your own personal collection. March's theme is Drinks/Beverages for more details.
 
Mar 23- 24 Heirloom Production's Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival!
Keep it here for more details to come regarding this fun springtime event!

Apr 15 Artist Trading Swap (ATC's)

Because of the increased popularity of Artist Trading Cards (or ATC’s), we're sponsoring a swap at Wishful Thinking! This is a fabulous and fun way to increase the number of ATC’s in your own personal collection. April's theme is Vintage Easter. Contact us for more details.
   


Class Schedule

Need some inspiration? Saw a cool sample in our store and want to learn how we did that? Then join us for a class at Wishful Thinking! Run your mouse over the links below for a printable calendar and keep reading to find out all the details..
 
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January
 
Tue, Jan 8
1:30 - 3:30 PM


  Wishful Thinking Monthly Card Class
Join us for our monthly card class - everyone is welcome! Learn a new technique or quick tip as you create two all-occasion cards. Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $10

 

Fri, Jan 19
1:30 - 3:30 PM


Sun, Jan 21
1:30 - 3:30 PM
  Winter Wonderland
Winter is upon us, so let's embrace the season and create some all-occasion cards with winter themes! And, yes, we'll be using glitter! Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $15
   

Sat, Jan 27
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Stamping 101
Let us introduce you to the world of stamping! In this beginner's class you'll make two cards and learn the basics of stamping and heat embossing. All materials are provided.
Cost: $10

 

Mon, Jan 29
6:00 - 8:00 PM
  Beginning Scrapbooking
You'll be introduced to the basic scrapbooking tools, learn about layouts and how to choose papers for your photographs. Please bring 8-10 related photographs.
Cost: $10

 
   
February
Sat, Feb 3
1:30 - 3:30 PM

Thur, Feb 8
1:30 - 3:30 PM

  Chocolate Party and Valentine's Day Cards!
While munching on decadent chocolates, you'll create some snazzy Valentine's Day cards. This class will satisfy anyone's chocolate fix - the cards are just a bonus! Please bring your Basic Toolbox, as well as your sweet tooth.
Cost: $15

 

Sun, Feb 4
1:30 - 3:30 PM

Fri, Feb 9
1:30 - 3:30 PM

  3-D Medallion Snowflake
We love 3D medallions! Although they look so-o-o complicated, these are really quite easy to make. You'll be all a-glitter by the end of class, and so will your card! Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $29 (includes a snowflake medallion stamp!)

 

Mon, Feb 12
1:30 - 3:30 PM

  Wishful Thinking Monthly Card Class
Join us for our monthly card class - everyone is welcome! Learn a new technique or quick tip as you create two all-occasion cards. Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $10

 

Fri, Feb 16
7:00 - 9:00 PM


Part of our Annual Craft Retreat Weekend!
Open for all!
  ATC/ACEO - Artist Trading Cards and Artist Cards, Editions & Originals
Guest Artist: Cheryl Holmes
If you've heard about them, but never tried to make an ATC, now is the time to give it a whirl; or, if you've been making them and want to take your efforts to a new level, this class is for you! Artist Trading Cards (ATC) and Artist Cards Editions and Originals (ACEO), call them what you want, they are a unique expression of your artistry. Let's treat them accordingly! Join Cheryl as she walks you through her system for creating beautiful little works of art. Think of your 2 1/2" X 3 1/2" cards as a small canvas just waiting for you to change it into something that reflects your personality and spirit. Follow along, step-by-step, applying Cheryl's recommendations to create your own mini artistic magic. Join in, explore your own creativity, get your hands covered in ink and adhesive, and most of all have fun!

Please bring the following to class: Paper cutter / Large scissors / Detail scissors / Bone folder or small plastic ruler / Nuvo, Stickles, etc. / Corner rounder punch (optional) / Distress inks in browns and round foam applicator handle / Adhesives: Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue or Crafter's Pick.
Cost: $17

 

Sat, Feb 17
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Part of our Annual Craft Retreat Weekend!
Open for all!
  Painting with Paper, 6" x 6"
Guest Artist: Cheryl Holmes
Have you ever tried using a 3-dimensional technique to make a card, tunnel book, scrapbook page, or picture worthy of framing? Take this class and you'll be amazed at what you can do using only paper! Learn how to create texture and dimension to tell a story, using beautiful papers. We'll be using Blue Fern Studios' paper line called Wanderlust. These gorgeous papers are made from heavy weight cardstock and lend themselves to creating a variety of art projects. Nearly all elements in these projects are made from this paper.

6" x 6" Layout Class:

This 6 x 6 page can be used to make a tunnel book, greeting card, or put it in a shadow box picture frame to add interest to your favorite room at home. Using papers, die cuts made from the papers, inks, adhesives, and more you will create an eye-catching work of art! This project uses four layers to create a beautiful outdoor scene.

Please bring the following to class: Chipboard / Paper cutter /Large scissors / Detail scissors / Removable tape / Distress inks in Vintage Photo, Evergreen Bough, Forest Moss; and, round foam and applicator handle / Adhesives: Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue (preferred) or Crafter's Pick / Adhesive: Score-tape 1/4 inch wide.
Cost: $29 (does not include shadowbox)

 

Sat, Feb 17
2:00 - 5:00 PM


Part of our Annual Craft Retreat Weekend!
Open for all!
  Painting with Paper 12" x 12"
Guest Artist: Cheryl Holmes
Have you ever tried using a 3-dimensional technique to make a card, tunnel book, scrapbook page, or picture worthy of framing? Take this class and you'll be amazed at what you can do using only paper! Learn how to create texture and dimension to tell a story, using beautiful papers. We'll be using Blue Fern Studios' paper line called Wanderlust. These gorgeous papers are made from heavy weight cardstock and lend themse

12" x 12" Layout Class:
This 12 x 12 page can be used as a striking page for a scrapbook or you may choose to put it in a shadow box picture frame to add interest to your favorite room at home. Using papers, die cuts made from the papers, inks, adhesives, and more you will create an eye-catching work of art. This project uses three layers to create a remarkable outdoor scene. Cost: $29 (does not include frame)

Please bring the following to class: Chipboard / Paper cutter /Large scissors / Detail scissors / Removable tape / Distress inks in Vintage Photo, Evergreen Bough, Forest Moss; and, round foam and applicator handle / Adhesives: Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue (preferred) or Crafter's Pick / Adhesive: Score-tape 1/4 inch wide.
Cost: $29 (does not include frame)

 

Tue, Feb 22
6:00 - 8:00 PM
  Beginning Scrapbooking
You'll be introduced to the basic scrapbooking tools, learn about layouts and how to choose papers for your photographs. Please bring 8-10 related photographs.
Cost: $10

 

Sun, Feb 25
1:30 - 3:30 PM
  Stamping 101
Let us introduce you to the world of stamping! In this beginner's class you'll make two cards and learn the basics of stamping and heat embossing. All materials are provided.
Cost: $10

 
   
March
 
Fri, Mar 9
1:30 - 3:30 PM

Sun, Mar 18
1:30 - 3:30 PM

  Easter and Spring Cards
Easter falls on April 1 this year, so it's not too early to start making those Easter cards! Join us this afternoon and we'll get your creativity going! You'll leave with three spring-themed cards, perfect for Easter, birthdays or just a thinking-of-you card. Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $15


 

Sat, Mar 10
1:30 - 3:30 PM

Mon, Mar 19
1:30 - 3:30 PM
  Glorious Glidengliz!
Transform ordinary into extraordinary! Glidenglitz is a fine gilding leaf made from a combination of brass, copper, aluminum and metal alloys. It is suitable for every type of gliding on virtually any surface. The cards you make in this class will glow with the warmth and richness of precious metals! Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $10
   

Mon, Mar 12
1:30 - 3:30 PM

  Wishful Thinking Monthly Card Class
Join us for our monthly card class - everyone is welcome! Learn a new technique or quick tip as you create two all-occasion cards. Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $10.00

 

Thur, Mar 15
5:30 - 9:00 PM

  Inky Fingers Party and Playtime!
ILet's play! Everyone is invited to stop in this evening as we pile new and old products on the table for you to play with! This is a great time to learn new techniques and to meet fellow stamping and scrapping enthusiasts. This is a FREE event; we just ask that you call us at 812-988-7009 to let us know your're coming so we know how many chairs to put out!
Cost: FREE, but please call ahead to reserve your seat.

 

Wed, Mar 21
6:00 - 8:00 PM
  Beginning Scrapbooking
You'll be introduced to the basic scrapbooking tools, learn about layouts and how to choose papers for your photographs. Please bring 8-10 related photographs.
Cost: $10

 

Wed, Mar 28
1:30 - 3:30 PM
  Stamping 101
Let us introduce you to the world of stamping! In this beginner's class you'll make two cards and learn the basics of stamping and heat embossing. All materials are provided.
Cost: $10

 
   
   
   
     
     
     
 

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150 Old School Way, PO Box 573
Nashville, IN 47448

(812) 988-7009


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