Thursday, January 28, 2010

CHA and Copic Certification News

Back home from CHA!
Whew....what a week! There was so much to see and so many of my favorite girls to reconnect with that I am definitely feeling the after effects of a very busy week.

First of all.....I had a fabulous time teaching two wonderful certification classes at CHA! We had a blast learning the techniques and playing with color. Thank you to all whom have e-mailed me personally and told me how much you enjoyed it....HUGE warm fuzzies all around!

What does 2010 bring? After speaking to stores at CHA I have created a TENTATIVE schedule. Applications for these events will not go out until 60 days prior to the event but I wanted to give you an idea on my schedule.
If you are a store and see me coming to your area please feel free to contact me via e-mail if you are interested in some consumer classes in your shop.

Here is my schedule:
March 28th
Portland, Oregon....CONFIRMED

Calgary, Alberta (April 11th)

Anchorage,Alaska (May 23rd)
Vancouver, BC (May 30th)

Boise, Idaho (June 13th)
Seattle, Washington (June 27th)

July or August
Kelowna, BC
Prince George, BC
Spokane, WA

Now if you don't see your area listed and you are in the Pacific Northwest area and Western Canada...please let me know if you think there would be high demand for this class where you live. I wouldn't want to miss anyone!

What did I see at CHA? A LOT! It warmed my lil' heart to see so much fabric! Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye and Cosmo Cricket had fabulous fabric! I decided to show you this card today because it is all about the fabric. The little flowers I created with my spellbinder dies and the little dress too! People were just swooning over these sweet little pure innocence girls from My Favorite Things. This one is called "Apple for you".I had fun coloring some of the new images while demoing in the copic booth.
I stamped this little girl on my kraft paper and also on my Neenah white card stock. I colored everything but her dress with my copics and then cut her out and laid her overtop of the stamped image on my kraft. I ran a strip of Michael Miller fabric through my creatopia machine with the fabric adhesive first and then stamped the dress and cut out the flowers with my dies. The beautiful tree is felt from Prima...yummm...they had some awesome stuff at the show!

Ok, I'm off to play catch up on family life after being gone a week. My daughter is having a birthday party today and I need to make a cake! Have a great day!


danajedwards said...

Thank you! You were a fabulous teacher and I learned so much in the certification class you taught. I can't wait to get all of my crafting friends hooked on these wonderful Copic markers.

Michelle LeMesurier said...

Will you be performing certification classes during your visit to Calgary??

Sherrie said...

Michelle, yes all the scheduled events that I listed today are certifications....I will be planning card classes around those.

ChristineCreations said...

Oh this is delicious girl! I so love how you've used the fabric and that tree with this sweet PI girl and her dress YUM!

Jana Weaver said...

Beautiful card Sherrie!! The fabric dress is adorable!!! bummed I missed seeing you at CHA - there's always next year!

Laura lok said...

oh i see spokane. Can't wait to hear the final date so I can start making plans.

Anonymous said...

I tried to email you at your email listed in your post, but it won't send. I'm interested in the Copic Class that you are teaching in Ptld, Oregon. Would you please email me at I'd truly appreciate it!
Cliffie Wilson

marianne walker said...

as always, it was super fun sharing a room with you. we must do it again sometime!!!

Kelli Hull said...


I am SMACK DAB in the middle of Portland and Seattle, Can you tell me where to go to get the regstistration form for either class? I would prefer Portland as they drive NICER down there! LOL

SO gladyou are back on line, been missin ya on the MFT Thread...

Yvonne Jackson said...

You`ve made my day. Can`t wait to be at the Vancouver Copic Class, I`ll meet you then. Fingers crossed!! Love the card with all the fabric, I bet it looks even nicer in the flesh.

Jodi C. said...

I LOVE this card, it is SO CUTE!!!! What a beautiful idea !!! TFS!!!!

Sondra Kirtley said...

I attended the Saturday Certification class at CHA. You did a great job and I am now officially in love, love, love with Copics!

Conniecrafter said...

she is just so sweet!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Hi Sherrie! It was so nice meeting you at CHA and watching you color for a bit. I was certainly one of those swooning over the Pure Innocence images! You do spectacular work! And I want your job... the places you're traveling to for classes are wonderful. You lucky girl!!!

Terry said...

You're coming to Oregon and Washington, want to come to your class, but need to know cost and hours, what we have to bring, locations and any instructions.
Thanks can't wait to meet you.