Calico Classroom – learn, create, grow

Welcome to the calico classroom!

Our online classes bring industry leading instructors and contributors right into your workspace to share trendsetting tips and techniques for papercrafting. This virtual classroom means that we are able to bring the best of the best together to challenge you creatively, and you won't even have to leave the comfort of your own home.

We offer at least one new class a month covering a variety of inspriation and techniques, each tailored to fit the topic and teacher. Our teachers give instruction via downloadable PDFs and prerecorded videos, and our classrooms have a class message board and gallery where you can interact with your teachers and classmates while the class is active. You will always have access to the class PDFs and videos, so if life gets in the way you'll be able to go back and access them at any time.

Want to get a better idea of what classroom lessons entail? Download this lesson from one of our most popular classes from 2013, Bright Ideas.

Ready to learn & be inspired? enroll in a class today!

Day By Day 2014

Head into your 2014 Project Life® album with a team of experts by your side. The Studio Calico Creative Team will help you start your album by sharing videos, tutorials, and a detailed look at their approach to their own spreads come together throughout the month of January. The support doesn’t end there – the team will be on the class message boards all year long to share journaling and photo prompts, sketches, and the encouragement you need to keep you going. Take advantage of their expertise and get ready to record your year, DAY BY DAY.

This class retailed for $29 and is now available for $10. You can also purchase this class as part of the Back to School Class Sale Bundle and get 5 classes for $25. Offer will expire at 8/25/2014 at noon EST.

Please Note :
This class originally ran in January 2014. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, message board and galleries will will not be monitored by an instructor.

$10.00
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life | scripted

Bring creative play into your memory keeping with the art of brush script. This month renowned artist, Kal Barteski, brings her popular class on brush script to the Calico Classrooms. Learn the ins and outs of brushes and inks to take a variety of projects to the next level with your own handwriting. Our Creative Team members will join in to inspire you how to incorporate your new skills into your pages and projects for 2014.

By enrolling, you'll have immediate access to the classroom and class message board. This class was active Feb 2014, and is now available as a self paced workshop.

$39.99
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Color Studio

Take a spin on the color wheel with Color Studio. Join Studio Calico Creative Team Member Lisa Truesdell for an online class exploring color palettes from monochromatic to rainbow hued. You'll experiment with techniques for adding color to your projects with ink, mist, and watercolors, and learn to mix and match the products in your kits for a whole new look.

This class is now available as a self paced workshop. All lessons are available for immediate viewing.

$19.00
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Mini Book Mini Workshop - Marcy Penner

Make a Mini with Marcy! Join Marcy Penner in creating a mini album using a 4x4 binder album, labels, vellum, dividers, tags and more. You'll leave with a fun and layered mini album perfect for recording and holding those everyday moments.

To purchase Marcy's workshop, add this item to your cart. Or bundle and save! Get all four 2014 Mini Book Mini Workshops with one click! Purchase the Mini Book Library to enroll in all four workshops for $36 - a 10% savings! For more information and to purchase this offer, click here.

Marcy's workshop is enrolling through 8/31/2014 at 11:59pm EST and all class content will be available on 8/10/2014.

$10.00
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Mini Book Library

Little Books, BIG inspiration - times 4! Purchase the Mini Book Bundle for $36 - a 10% savings!

Purchasing the Mini Book Bundle enrolls you in all four of our 2014 Mini Workshops. A new mini workshop will be available each season from our expert line up of teachers - Nicole Reaves, Maggie Holmes, Marcy Penner and Céline Navarro. Each teacher will be showing you how to create a unique mini book through detailed PDFs and videos.

This bundle offer is available through August 31st. By enrolling now, you will receive immediate access to Nicole, Maggie and Marcy's Mini Workshops, and will be enrolled in Céline's when it comes available in November.

$36.00
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Stitched

Add a personal touch to your paper crafting projects with STITCHED. Studio Calico Creative Team Member Paige Evans and a stellar line up of contributors will be sharing 24 unique ideas for adding hand and machine stitching to your layouts, cards and Project Life® spreads during this month long online class. We'll cover everything from different stitch types to quilting paper to adding dimension with stitching with ideas tailor made for your paper crafting projects.

This class retailed for $29 and is now available for $10. You can also purchase this class as part of the Back to School Class Sale Bundle and get 5 classes for $25. Offer will expire at 8/25/2014 at noon EST.

Please Note :
This class originally ran in April 2014. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, message board and galleries will will not be monitored by an instructor.

$10.00
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Mixed Media

Bring out your inner artist this spring! Céline Navarro and Anna-Maria Wolniak will take the mystery out of mixed media with a series of videos and in depth tutorials sharing their favorite techniques. Spend 5 weeks exploring twenty new and inventive ways to add color and texture to any paper project.

This class retailed for $19 and is now available for $10. You can also purchase this class as part of the Back to School Class Sale Bundle and get 5 classes for $25. Offer will expire at 8/25/2014 at noon EST.

Please Note :
This class originally ran in April 2014. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, message board and galleries will will not be monitored by an instructor.

$10.00
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Digital Basics

If you've fallen in love with the designs in the Studio Calico Digital Shop, but weren't quite sure how to use them - then you're in the right place! In this class, we'll give you the basics to get you started with stamp brushes, printable journal cards and accents, digital die cut files, templates and digital cardstock. Best of all, it's FREE! We've even included digital files so you have what you need to work through all of the lessons.

Want to learn even more about digital? Check out Beyond the Basics with Shanna Noel!

This class will begin on May 15th.

$0.00
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Digital | Beyond the Basics

Take your digital skills to the next level with Shanna Noel. Learn twenty cool techniques to get more from the digital files that Studio Calico offers each month. You’ll be exploring inventive ways to do more with templates, stamp brushes, digital paper, printables and digital die cut files both on your computer and on your papercrafting projects.

This class retailed for $19 and is now available for $10. You can also purchase this class as part of the Back to School Class Sale Bundle and get 5 classes for $25. Offer will expire at 8/25/2014 at noon EST.

This is a self paced workshop. Enroll now and receive immediate access to all class lessons!

$10.00
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Letterpress 2.0

Join Geralyn Sy for Letterpress 2.0. This new workshop will give you an in depth look at how Geralyn incorporates Letterpress into her creative process, and show you five fun techniques for printing with Studio Calico letterpress plates for your layouts, cards and pocket pages.

Letterpress 2.0 will remain open for enrollment, and the all of the class content will be live on June 1st.

$9.00
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Letterpress Bundle

New to Letterpress?

Enroll in the Letterpress Bundle and you'll receive access to Letterpress 2.0 AND our introductory Letterpress class taught by Tina Aszmus in September 2013 . The introductory class includes 8 full tutorials, 6 videos and 30 great projects to get you started & is available only through the bundle purchase.

For more information on Letterpress 2.0 or to purchase it on its own,please click here.

For more information on Letterpress with Tina Aszmus, please click here.

$29.00
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Inked 2.0

Learn 20 new ways to get more from your stamps with Inked 2.0! Lisa Spangler and Tina Aszmus will show you the secret of skillful stamping with a series of videos and in depth tutorials sharing their favorite techniques. Spend 4 weeks exploring twenty new and inventive ways to add unique patterns and designs to any paper project.

This class retailed for $29 and is now available for $10. You can also purchase this class as part of the Back to School Class Sale Bundle and get 5 classes for $25. Offer will expire at 8/25/2014 at noon EST.

Please Note :

This class originally ran in July 2014. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, message board and galleries will will not be monitored by an instructor.

$10.00
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Workspace

Crafting time is precious. Stop wasting it looking for the supplies you need and feeling overwhelmed in your space. This class offers a deep dive into highly effective ways to make your workspace work for you. Marcy Penner and her team will walk you through steps to take your work area from tiring to inspiring. With two lessons a week, Marcy will take you step by step through each area of your space. Follow along each week and transform your space this month.

The first lesson will be posted on Monday, August 4th, and there will be a new lesson posted each Monday and Thursday in August.

$15.00
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30 days of me

As memory keepers we spend our lives capturing the world around us. Yet, when you take the time to gather your memories and share them with the world, are YOU in those moments? By enrolling in “30 Days of Me” Maggie Holmes will guide you through this month long course where you will learn more ways to incorporate yourself into your memory keeping by completing an entire album, focused on you. This class will remind you that not only is it important to collect those moments with the ones you love, but to also show yourself in your projects.

30 Days of Me is enrolling through 8/31/2014 at 11:59pm EST. The first lesson will be posted on 9/1/2014, and a new lesson will post each Monday through 9/29/2014.

$29.00
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Snapshot

Bring your every day moments into focus with Snapshot. Join April Foster in shooting a photo a day in September and learn to capture all of the little details that add up to your favorite memories.

To purchase just Snapshot, add this item to your cart. Or bundle and save! Purchase the "Photos & Words Bundle" to enroll in Pen & Paper and Snapshot for $30 - a savings of over 10%! For more information or to purchase this offer, click here.

Snapshot will be enrolling through 9/30/2014 at 11:59pm EST, and class will begin on September 1st.

$15.00
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Pen and Paper

Put pen to paper and make your memories come alive. Join Laura Kurz for Pen & Paper and take your layouts to the next level by seeing how you can use words to truly make a page. From journaling prompts to interviewing your loved ones, this class will explore many different ways of looking at life to tell your story.

To purchase just Pen & Paper, add this item to your cart. Or bundle and save! Purchase the "Photos & Words Bundle" to enroll in Pen & Paper and Snapshot for $30 - a savings of over 10%! For more information or to purchase this offer, click here.

Pen & Paper will be enrolling through 9/30/2014 at 11:59pm EST, and class will begin on September 1st.

$19.00
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Photos + Words Bundle

Photos & Words are the most important part of any memory keeping project. Learn how to effectively capture and share your memories with this special bundle offer of our two newest classes - Pen and Paper with Laura Kurz and Snapshot with April Foster. Laura will help you find your voice through a series of journaling lessons and prompts, and April will push you to explore new ways to look through the lens as you take on a photo a day challenge.

Purchase the Photos & Words bundle and save over 10% off enrolling in each class individually! This bundle offer is available through September 30th. By enrolling in the Photos & Words Bundle, you will receive access to two classes - Pen & Paper with Laura Kurz and Snapshot with April Foster.

For more information on Pen & Paper or to purchase it on its own, please click here.

For more information on Snapshot or to purchase it on its own, please click here.

$30.00
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Back to School Class Sale

As kids everywhere head back to school, why don't you join them? Purchase the Back to School Class Sale Bundle and receive instant access to five of our past classes. Explore stamping, digital techniques, mixed media, stitching and pocket scrapbooking with Inked 2.0, Digital | Beyond the Basics, Mixed Media, Stitched and Day by Day 2014.

These classes retailed for a total of $125 - you'll save $100 by enrolling with this bundle. These classes are also available for $10 each during our Back to School Class Sale. This offer will expire at 8/25/2014 at 9am EST.

Please note :
By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class materials and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, message board and galleries will will not be monitored by an instructor.

$25.00
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