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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
 
Jul 13-23 Annual Used Stamp & Craft Sale
Clean out the clutter! Our popular Annual Used Stamp sale is coming up in July so if you want to sell you gently used and no longer wanted craft supplies, start cleaning your craft rooms today. More details to follow in the summertime.
 
Jul 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. July's theme is Red/White/Blue. Contact us for more details.

Aug 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. August's theme is Lighthouses. Contact us for more details.

Sep 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. September's theme is Take Me Out to the Ballgame. Contact us for more details.

Oct 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. October's theme is Ghosts & Goblins. Contact us for more details.


Ken Oliver is Coming August 10-11

Cheryl Holmes August 25

Donna Harcourt September 22

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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July
 
Every Wednesday
in July
2:00 - 3:00 PM

(July 4, July 11,
July 25)


  Create-A-Card
Spend an hour with us every Wednesday afternoon in July and create a card! Different cards and techniques will be offered each week, so you'll want to be here every Wednesday. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your seat. Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
** Note: we will not have a class on July 18 because our Annual Used Stamp & Craft Sale will be taking over our tables! **
Cost: $5

   

Tue, July 10
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. (Don't forget to say "Happy Birthday" to Marlene!) Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $10

 

Fri, July 27
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Sun, July 29
1:30 - 3:30 PM
  Mini Pocket Album
We have had so many questions about how to make this adorable Mini Pocket Album, we figured we'd better make it into a class! With one double-sided 12x12 scrapbook paper, you'll score, cut, fold and glue it into your own Mini Pocket Album. Then the real fun begins - embellishing it with ribbons, clip art, stamps, inks, ephemera and whatever else you can think of! Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $15

   

Sat, July 28
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

 

Tue, July 31
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

 
   
August
Every Wednesday
in August
2:00 - 3:00 PM

(Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15, Aug 22, Aug 29)

  Create-A-Card
Spend an hour with us every Wednesday afternoon in July and create a card! Different cards and techniques will be offered each week, so you'll want to be here every Wednesday. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your seat. Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $5

   

Sat, Aug 4
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tue, Aug 7
1:30 - 3:30 PM

  Holly Berry 3D Medallion
We love these 3D medallions from Holly Berry! 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 tool box; make sure you have detail cutting scissors.
Cost: $29 (incluldes your choice of a medallion stamp).

 

Fri, Aug 10
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All Ken Oliver Classes will be held at the Brown County Historical Society!

  Galaxy Cards
Guest Artist: Ken Oliver
In this class, you'll create 6 "out of this world" cards using Color Burst powders and liquid metals! Included for use in this class: (6) 5x7 cards and envelopes, Galaxy Color Burst, Liquid Metals, Water Media Paper, Acrylic Medium. Please bring to class: one roll of paper towels, a heat tool and adhesive foam squares.
Cost: $57


** Sign up for Both Friday Ken Oliver Classes by July 15 and save $10! **

 

Fri, Aug 10
2:00 - 6:00 PM

All Ken Oliver Classes will be held at the Brown County Historical Society!

  The Big Book of Color Burst Techniques
Guest Artist: Ken Oliver
In this class, you'll create a beautiful 8.5" x 11" Color Burst watercolor journal! This is a technique class that will focus on color theory, layering colors, stenciling, stamping, coloring and wet on wet painting. You'll learn techniques in this class that can be applied to card making, scrapbooking, mixed media projects, watercolor painting and home decor projects. This class will give you mastery over Color Burst techniques. Included for use in this class: (1) pack 11" x 17" Water Media Paper, Kraft Tex cover, Color Burst, stencils, brushes, and templates. Please bring to class: one roll of paper towels and heat tool.
Cost: $79

** Sign up for Both Friday Ken Oliver Classes by July 15 and save $10! **

 

Sat, Aug 11
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All Ken Oliver Classes will be held at the Brown County Historical Society!
  It's Hip to Be A Square!
Guest Artist: Ken Oliver
In this class, students will learn stenciling techniques with brushes and Color Burst Ink Pads to create 6 extra-large European style cards. Included for use in this class: (6) 6x6 extra-large square cards, Color Burst Ink Pads, stencil brushes, stencils, card bases and envelopes, foil, Stick It Adhesives. Please bring your Basic Toolkit, including a Bone Folder.
Cost: $57


** Sign up for Both Saturday Ken Oliver Classes by July 15 and save $10! **

 

Sat, Aug 11
2:00 - 6:00 PM

All Ken Oliver Classes will be held at the Brown County Historical Society!

  Watercolor Hibiscus Painting
Guest Artist: Ken Oliver
In this class, students will create one 12x12 framed water coloring hibiscus painting using Color Burst powders. You'll learn about the value, shading to create 3 dimensional art, composition and color. This very exciting class is suitable for all ages and skill levels. Included for use in this class: Color Burst, #8 round watercolor brush, 12x12 mixed media mat board, 12x12 wooden frame. Please bring a pencil and one roll of paper towels.
Cost: $65


** Sign up for Both Saturday Ken Oliver Classes by July 15 and save $10! **

 

Tue, Aug 14
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, Aug 17
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sun, Aug 19
1:30 - 3:30 PM


  Birthday Cards
Let's make some cheerful and fun cards celebrating birthdays! We'll use stamps and dies featuring cakes, balloons, presents and more! Let's party! Please bring your basic toolbox.
Cost: $15

 

Thur, Aug 23
5:30 - 9:00 PM
  Inky Fingers Party and Playtime
It's time to play! Everyone is invited to stop in this evening for some inky fun. We're going to throw some amazing products on our demo table, show you what we've discovered so far, and then we'll all experiment and learn together! This is also a great time 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.

 

Sat, Aug 25
1:30 - 3:30 PM

  ATC / ACEO - Artist Trading Cards (ATC) and Artist Cards, Editions & Originals (ACEO)
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! Cost: $17! 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

 

Tue, Aug 28
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

 

Thur, Aug 30
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

 
   
September
 
Every Wednesday in
September
2:00 - 3:00 PM

(Sep 5, Sep 12,
Sep 19, Sep 26)


  Create-A-Card
Spend an hour with us every Wednesday afternoon in June and create a card! Different cards and techniques will be offered each week, so you'll want to be here every Wednesday. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your seat. Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $5
   

Sat, Sep 8
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Fri, Sep 14
1:30 - 3:30 PM
  Glorious Gold Leafing
Transforming ordinary into extraordinary! Glidenglitz is a find gilding leaf made from a combination of brass, copper, aluminum and metal alloys. It is suitable for every type of gilding 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: $17

   

Sun, Sep 9
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

 

Tue, Sep 11
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

 

Tue, Sep 18
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

 

Thur, Sep 20
5:30 - 9:00 PM

  Inky Fingers Party and Playtime!
It's time to play! Everyone is invited to stop in this evening for some inky fun. We're going to throw out some amazing products on our demo table, show you what we've discovered so far, and then we'll all experiment and learn together! This is also a great chance 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.

 

Thur, Sep 20
5:30 - 9:00 PM
  Dusky Night
Guest Artist: Donna Harcourt
Come and explore Alcohol Inks and learn to use inks to make a beautiful background and birch trees on a unique surface of Yupo paper. All supplies included with mat board.
Please bring paper towels.
Cost: $34

 

Thur, Sep 20
5:30 - 9:00 PM
  Faith
Guest Artist: Donna Harcourt
Ready to learn a new Alcohol ink technique? Come and learn to use Alcohol inks on Yupo paper creating this beautiful painting of a Sunflower with Ranger's Applicator and vinyl.
All supplies are included, bring your Ranger's applicator if you have one. I will have a few to loan. Please bring paper towels.
Cost: $34

 

Sun, Sep 23
1:30 - 3:30 PM

Tue, Sep 25
1:30 - 3:30 PM
  The Colors of Autumn
We certainly love Autumn in Brown County so let's create some beautiful fall-themed cards! We'll pull out scrapbook papers, embossing folders, metal dies, stamps, inks and ribbons for your creations. We can even add glitter if you want! Please bring your Basic Toolbox.
Cost: $15

 
   
   
   
     
     
     
 

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Nashville, IN 47448

(812) 988-7009


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