Classes & more . . .

Monday, October 27, 2008

It's no secret . . .

that Stacy Julian is one of my heros!! I've heard her speak a couple of times and always love her message!! Read her current post on her blog: What you Do Matters!
This is what it's all about!!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Next week, November 5th

Preserving the Past for November
November 5th

I have space available in both the morning and evening classes. Call the store for your spot or kit . . . 314-487-4131

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Brand New Class!!

Peace Winter Garland
Originally uploaded by suezlou2003
Peace Winter Garland
November 13th

November 20th

We will create this one of a kind garland that will shimmer, glitter and sparkle. This will make a great holiday display that
You can leave on out all winter long.

You will need to bring your own
silver glitter
Platinum or silver Stickles
Liquid glue (k&co or Ultimate)
Pearl Paint Dabber
Red line tape

Sunday, October 19, 2008

My next class is . . .

Hand in Hand
Originally uploaded by suezlou2003
Hand in Hand

October 29th

Bring your basics plus Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
Pop Dots
Sanding Tools
Black Soot Paint Dabber

This class is full but don't worry, I will be posting 3 brand new classes this week, stay tuned!!

Kansas City Collage

Kansas City Collage
Originally uploaded by suezlou2003
We are back from Kansas City . . . we had a fabulous time, the weather was amazing! Here is collage of photos from my favorite stop on the trip! Pryde's Old Westport is a country store and it was the most fun, I just love this place!!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Holiday Hideaway

Holiday Hideaway
Originally uploaded by suezlou2003
It's official!! We {Missy, Nancy, Timi, Nancy and Aleeta and I} have been invited to return to T!m Holtz's Holiday Hideaway again this year!! It is an incredible event and such an amazing opportunity to take time from our hectic schedules to create and learn from one of the best teachers you will ever meet!!
We are counting the days, right now we are at 56!! Oh and this year the Saint Louis Six will be plus one!! Wendy Vecchi is joining our group!! Let the PJ shopping begin!!

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Grandma's Fresh Apple Cake

3 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 cup sugar
3/4 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup chopped nuts
4 cups coarsely chopped apples
Mix together dry ingredients
Stir remaining ingredients except apples into dry ingredieints
Batter will be very thick
Stir in apples (you will need to use your hands to combine the mixture)
Pour into an ungreased tube or Bundt pan
Bake in pre heated 350 oven for 1 1/2 hours

Usually I dust the top with powdered sugar but this year I decided to really make this decadent with a cream cheese frosting

For the frosting
1 stick butter
8 oz cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
16 oz box powdered sugar
Blend until smooth, pour over cooled cake!

Saturday, October 04, 2008

Friday, October 03, 2008

New Class

Letters to Santa
with Sue
November 19th
Darling Mailbox from Maya Road that we
will turn into a special holiday decoration. There
is even a Mini Book inside the box that will be
perfect for those Santa photos!!

Bring your basics and include:
Snow Cap Paint Dabber
K and Company Liquid Glue
Stickles_ red, green and clear of your choice
I used Frosted Lace, Platinum, Candy Cane and Holly
Craft Pick
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Fired Brick
Red Line Tape