Events



Live classes are in Texas (DFW).   See to go class options below, too!

Some classes have sign up deadlines, please check the class description for deadlines/cancellation policies. Must bring adhesive to all classes.

To RSVP for any class: click RSVP link below. 

Ways to Stamp with Jennifer:

Host your own private class and earn free merchandise! Contact me to book yours today! 

Stamp Therapists Group Gathering!
1st Saturday, 6:30 pm (contact me for location)
Come see what it's all about! Stamping, card swapping, fun!
Non-demonstrator guests can come check out a meeting free!
RSVP: jennifer@jennifercotton.com or 972-723-9289
Monthly Classes (Great for beginners):
I offer Card Class, Scrapbook Class, Stamp a Stack Class, and Memory Keeping Class ALL AT THE SAME TIME!  Come and pick and choose what YOU want to take.  All are self-paced, so you get to work at your speed.  You just have to finish by closing time.  Classes are offered a Friday night and a Saturday morning - you pick!  Location: Midlothian Civic Center.  You may choose to do a class Friday night (5:00 pm to 9:00 pm) and a class Saturday afternoon (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)- it's up to you!  Or, you may choose to do them all at once and have your Friday or Saturday free!  
Themes for Stamp a Stack Classes will be announced ahead of classes. 
I'll provide a snack, and feel free to bring your own or to share!  I'll have my Keurig there and some K-Cups, too!
 
Next classes:
Friday, October 27 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 28 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Friday, November 17 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, November 18 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Come and take 1, 2, 3, or 4 classes! 
Choose from: Card Class, Scrapbook Class, Memory Keeping Class, and Stamp a Stack Class!

Check out #monthlycraftclass on Facebook to see the fun!

Location: Midlothian Civic Center
Click here to RSVP for one or more October Class

***BRING A NEW TO ME ADULT FRIEND AND you BOTH get a bonus project! (One bonus project per person per month.) 

Card Class:
4 cards for $10 or FREE with a $15 order!

Scrapbook Class:
You do NOT have to scrapbook to come!!   We'll make 3 pages - 2 that match and a single, but if you come back the next month, you'll get the matching page!  So, all of the work is done for you, just go home and add photos!  Pages are seasonal.
Three 12 x 12 pages for $10 or FREE with a $15 order.

Memory Keeping Class
You'll make inserts for two pocket page for $10, free with a $15 order!  
Fast and easy scrapbooking!  Less work!

Stamp a Stack of Cards Class
20 cards and clear envelopes, 4 designs, 5 of each.  $30, or only $10 with a qualifying order!  (Min. $25.00) 
*Must RSVP for Stamp a Stack by the TUESDAY before the classes.
September, October, and November's Themes: Christmas!  All four cards will be Christmas!     















More upcoming events:

Retreat in a Box!  (Great for anyone!)

***You can register for either: Retreat in a Box, 1-4 Classes Only, Tutorials Only, or any mix of those events!***
Retreat TO GO (in a Box)!
Sign up and pay by October 16, Kit mailed by October 30, 2017
Goody Bag/Make & Takes Theme: Christmas Around the World!
I am truly so sorry that I can't bring all of my customers with me on my weekend retreats!! We have SO much fun! If you'd like to be on the wait list for my weekend retreats, let me know. Sometimes spots do open up. (They are normally full from everyone signing up from the previous year - and that's why I don't really advertise them).
So, I've started offering them to go as the next best thing!
I will be offering a RETREAT in a Box!  But you get to sleep in your own bed!!
When you register you 'll be getting the goody bag of stamping supplies PLUS all the extras that my attendees get: *Retreat Bag, *6 Pillow Gifts, *$50.00 worth of product, *Make & Takes with Tutorial, *Possible Door Prizes, and the option to add on classes with NO EXTRA SHIPPING!
You can have your retreat WHEN YOU WANT!
You can work on the projects at your leisure! Everything will have a tutorial so you'll know how to assemble your projects (along with a list of any stamps/ink needed for you to complete them).
**Summary:

You can choose the Retreat in a Box ONLY

You can choose Classes ONLY

You can choose any mix of BOTH

You can choose Tutorials ONLY!

To Go Classes Offered (Yes, you can take classes only!):

Jennifer's Cheers to the Year Class $25
Time to get GLITZY!  This suite is gold, champagne, and silver!  Your projects will be so elegant!  You will make a two page 12x12 Christmas scrapbook page layout and three amazing Christmas cards with matching white envelopes. 
Fee includes: 1/2 pack of Year of Cheer Specialty designer paper, Foil Snowflakes, 1/2 pack of Year of Cheer Embellishments, and Champagne Foil Paper!
Want to create more at home?  Or need it for the to go class?
Add clear Cheers to the Year set and Winter Wonderland embossing folder for $30.00
Add wood Cheers to the Year stamp set and Winter Wonderland embossing folder $38.00
Jennifer's Coffee Cafe Fall Class $25
You will make two gift card holders - what a better way to give a Starbucks gift card!  And, you will also make three adorable fall/coffee themed cards.  And, let's throw in a fall scrapbook page layout (double 12x12)!  Yes, this class includes a Halloween themed designer paper, but we are not making Halloween projects - they are all fun colorful fall themed. 
Fee includes: 1/2 pack of Spooky Night designer paper, roll of ribbon (to be determined), Watercolor Paper,  Corrugated Elements.
Want to create more at home?  Or need it for the to go class?
Add the Merry Cafe stamp set for $20.00
Add the Coffee Cafe Bundle for $54.00
April's Painted Harvest Class $25
This is my favorite stamp set from the Holiday Catalog!!  It is so versatile!   You will make 4-6 projects that may include 12x12 scrapbook pages, cards, framed art, home décor, Fall/Thanksgiving place setting.
Fee includes: ½ Touches of Nature Wood embellishments, ½ Painted Harvest cardstock pack, ½ Painted Harvest designer paper, Curry Baker's Twine, and Gold Mini Sequin Trim!!
Add the bundle to recreate additional projects at home or make your to go class!: Painted Harvest Stamp set and Leaf Punch Bundle  $39
April's Gift Card Holders Class $25
Who doesn't need gift card holders during the holidays!!  You will make 8 different type of gift card holders (4 designs, 2 of each).  They will be quick and easy to duplicate, yet super cute to give away!!  
Fee includes: Mini Gift Bows, Silver Glimmer Paper, Glossy White cardstock (1/2 pack), and Mini Tinsel Trim (1/2 package).
Add the Add A Little Glitz Stamp Set to recreate additional projects at home or make your to go class! Wood Mount $32  Clear Mount $22.50
Contact me for the RSVP link!  jennifer@jennifercotton.com


Cruise Mega Retreat in a Box Packet!!  (Great for anyone!)
You know about Retreat in a Box and love it!
Get ready for the MEGA Retreat in a Box!
RSVP by November 20!
April and I are doing our first ever Stamping and Crafting Cruise!! We are very excited. But, we know everyone can't take time off to go on a cruise (but you should check out our October 2018 cruise, just sayin'...)
So, for those of you who can't attend, you can get your Cruise MEGA Retreat in a Box!
What does it include?
$150 in merchandise from the Holiday Catalog and Annual Catalog that you will use to complete SIX amazing classes! Each class will have a tutorial!
You'll make:
Two albums (2 classes)
Christmas Gift Tags with a box
All Occasion Cards (12)
Christmas Cards (12)
A Holiday non-card project
You'll have LOTS of leftovers to create EVEN MORE!
GIFTS! The gifts our cruisers are receiving are more related to the cruise, so your gifts will be more related to a Retreat Weekend (in other words, they will be different).
Stamps and ink you will need to provide: announced later.
Your kit will be mailed to you no later than November 30.
Cost: $195.00
Full payment and RSVP due by November 20.
Tutorials only $40
Contact me for RSVP link!  jennifer@jennifercotton.com

Occasions and Sale a Bration Catalog Sneak Peek (Great for intermediate)

Saturday, December 2, 2017
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Midlothian Civic Center
**Pick up your catalogs there**

Come make 20 ALL DIFFERENT cards from the upcoming new Stampin' Up! Catalog(s)!

Includes lunch, 20 cards and clear envelopes, product with the fee to use on your cards (keep leftovers), entry into the door prize drawing!

Optional card swap/contest.

Two stamping demonstrations.
$45 by November 25
What a FUN day!!!
Reserve your spot now: email me for the sign up link!  jennifer@jennifercotton.com
 


One Day Getaway Retreat: (Great for anyone!)

The live retreat is currently full.  Contact me to be on the wait list.
But, you can get it TO GO!!
It's time for a GETAWAY!
When: This time it's just one day of FUN!  Saturday, January 27, 2018
9:00 am to 11:00 pm
Where: Midlothian Civic Center

OR the comfort of your own home!
Who: YOU
What: Come spend a full day of crafting with some other crazy crafters!
You can work on anything YOU WANT that day!
Bring your own projects to work on, but you can also use our Stamps, Ink Pads, Big Shots, Dies, Punches!
There will be Make & Takes included with the fee for you to work on!
There will be optional Add On Classes!
Why: It's FUN!  You deserve it!
What else:
You CHOOSE WHAT YOU TAKE:
Live Retreat Only
To Go Retreat Only (Retreat in a Box)
Optional Class(es) Only
Optional Class(es) To Go Only
One or more of the above!
Tell me more:
Both retreats (live and to go) include a $30 Value Goody Bag, Retreat Bag, Gifts, Make & Takes, Chance to Win Prizes, Treats!
Live includes: Lunch, Dinner, Snacks
To Go includes: Shipping!  If you add on classes to the Retreat in a Box, shipping is included free!  Have your retreat when it's good for YOU!  Invite a friend over - it's more fun!
RSVP link for TO GO coming later. 

Sale a Bration and Occasions Catalog Kickoff (Great for intermediate)

Don't miss out on the Early Bird Pricing!
Your fee includes an assortment of new accessories (you keep the leftovers, but you get to use each new embellishment on at least one project!!), lunch, four stamping demonstrations, at least 8 projects, door prize entry, fun! Optional card swap!
More details!
Saturday, February10
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Midlothian Civic Center
Fee: $39 by January 31
$45 February 1 or after
Where: Midlothian Civic Center
Don't miss out on the fun!
My demonstrations will be awesome! (Because I have great helpers!!)
Contact me for RSVP link!

Spring Weekend Retreat live and Retreat in a Box: (Great for anyone!)
March 22-25
This retreat is currently full.  Contact me to be on the wait list.
There will be a RETREAT IN A BOX!!  Details released later.
Will include goody bag, gifts, bag, make & takes, optional classes, and more!


New Catalog Kickoff: (Great for intermediate)

The New Catalog Kickoff is Saturday, June 9!
Live, To Go, or Tutorials Only
It's time for the New Catalog Kickoff!! 
Come use some brand new product - be the first of my customers to use it!  This new catalog has so many cool new products!!!
Plus see FOUR AWESOME stamping demonstrations!
Saturday, June9
9:00 am to 3:00 pm 
Midlothian Civic Center
Live Fee: $39 by May 30
$45 May 31 or after
*See To Go and Tutorials fees below
Where: Midlothian Civic Center
What: lunch, prizes, at least 8 projects using brand new Stampin' Up! products!!, 4 separate stamping demonstrations, display boards, brand new Stampin' Up! product included with fee (keep the leftovers!), optional card swap and contest!
Don't miss out on the fun!
My demonstrations will be awesome! (Because I have great helpers!!)
Can't make it?  You can get the kit to go!  Everything will be cut and ready for you to stamp and assemble!  $39 with NO shipping or $45 WITH shipping.  After deadline $46/$52
Want the Tutorials Only?  No problem!  It's just $20!  Tutorials will be sent the day after the live event!
Contact me for RSVP link!

Bogo: (Great for anyone!)

BOGO: Buy One Get One FREE Event!
Saturday, July 7, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Midlothian Civic Center
You get to SHOP my store of retired Stampin' Up! merchandise (all of it - stamps, ribbon, paper, accessories, and more), and for EVERY DOLLAR you spend in the store, you will receive 100% of the amount in stamps/product from the new book FREE*!! 
This is one of my most popular events because it's such a great deal!
It's only $5 to attend, and you get to make two hand-made cards with all new merchandise!
Incentives the day of the event:
Door prize drawings!
Spend $50, and the $5 fee is waived!
Book your July OR August home party at the BOGO and get $50.00 for FREE out of my stamp store!*
Bring a new to me (adult) guest with you, you get $20.00 EXTRA for free out of the store!*
(*Free retired merchandise only, not new catalog merchandise)
*Tax & Shipping due on new purchase - take home retired merchandise day of! New order will arrive in 5-7 business days.

FREE Customer Appreciation:
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Two times to choose from:
Either: 9:00 am to 11:30 pm OR 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Midlothian Civic Center
What: I want to thank you for your business with this FREE EVENT!
This is my way of THANKING YOU for another great year!!
Anyone who has ordered from me in the last year can attend, for FREE!  If you haven't ordered, just jump online and place your order!  
We'll make at least 4-6 projects!
We'll sneak peek some new Holiday Catalog items!
Don't miss out on the fun!
RSVP link coming...

Holiday Extravaganza (Great for Intermediate Level):
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Midlothian Civic Center
At least 8 projects!
Four stamping demonstrations!
Door prize!
FUN!
Lunch!
Optional card swap!
MORE!
Contact me to RSVP for the Holiday Extravaganza!  jennifer@jennifercotton.com

Stampapalooza: (Great for anyone!)
Our annual fundraiser!  This year's cause will be announced later.
Saturday, October 6, 2018
8:30 am door open.  Starts at 9:00 am.  Ends at 2:00 pm (or you may finish early!)
Full details to come.
It's World Cardmaking Day!  Come craft with us and raise money for a good cause!

SIMPLY SPOILED CRAFTING CRUISE 2018! (Great for anyone!)

Second Simply Spoiled Crafting Cruise!
Join us for a fabulous cruise to Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Falmouth, Jamaica!! October 14-21, 2018
Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas with ports of call from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico, George Town, Grand Cayman, Falmouth, Jamaica!!!
Inside Stateroom, Category 6V, Decks 2 & 3: $489 pp $978
Promenade Stateroom, Decks 6-8: Call Call
Oceanview Stateroom, Category 8N, Decks 2, 3, 6, 7 & 9: $609 pp $1,218
Balcony Stateroom, Category 6D, Decks 6 & 7: $799 pp $1,598
Sea, Star & Sky Suite Class staterooms >>> View flyer here. Call Call
Triple and Quad occupancy cabins are also available in select categories. Please call for rates.
$250 deposit per person.
Rates are good through June 15, 2018 (or while inventory lasts). After this date, rates are subject to change. Final payments will be due by July 6, 2018. Persons wishing to pay off their balance ahead of time are welcome to do so.
Everyone is welcome!! Spouses, children, friends, etc. Children wanting to take classes must be 15 years of age.
You DO NOT have to take the crafting portion of the cruise! So if your family wants to cruise but only you want to take classes, that is fine!
**The cruise MUST be booked through Cruise and Crop. THANK YOU!  Contact me for link.
The Scrap & Paper portion of the cruise will consist of six (6) OUTSTANDING classes.
6 Classes - taught by Jennifer Cotton & April McCreight
6x8 travel scrapbook
Holiday projects
12x12 layouts
Card making
Rubber stamping
Every crafter will receive half of a table for the duration of the cruise.
Some tools will be available for your use during the crop: punches, big shot and accessories, stamps, ink, etc
Crop room open 24/7!
All meals are included
24 hour room service
Goodie Bags worth over $150
The cost will be $225 and include product valued at $150!!
Cropping/Class space is limited!
The class supplies will be mailed directly to you from Stampin' Up! YOU WILL NEED TO BRING THOSE SUPPLIES WITH YOU TO COMPLETE YOUR CRUISE PROJECTS. I will bring your “cruise bag” full of your project kits. (**Even if you are a demonstrator you will need to place the order through me! The Stampin’ Rewards will be used to purchase the additional card stock and supplies needed to put the project kits together.)
The classes will be self-paced and “open-house style” so you can take your time and come and go as you please! We’ll have everything set up with class stations. We'll be in the “craft room” periodically during the “at sea days” to answer questions, help and socialize!
We are very excited for our SECOND Crafting Cruise!!!
Jennifer & April


Occasions/Sale a Bration Catalog Sneak Peek: (Great for intermediate)
Saturday, December 8, 2018
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Midlothian Civic Center
**Pick up your catalogs there**

Come make 20 ALL DIFFERENT cards from the upcoming new Stampin' Up! Catalog(s)!

Includes lunch, 20 cards and clear envelopes, product with the fee to use on your cards (keep leftovers), entry into the door prize drawing!

Optional card swap/contest.

Two stamping demonstrations.
$45 by December 2
What a FUN day!!!
Email me for the sign up link!  jennifer@jennifercotton.com


Bingo night…..Stampin’ Style (Great for anyone)!  
Next date coming...
We’ll play 6 or more games of Bingo with hundreds of dollars of prizes to be won from the current catalogs!
Bring a friend along and have an enjoyable night out!
Plus you will make some cute projects that night…so you’re ALL winners!
Yummy snacks!
6:30-8:30 pm
Jennifer’s Classroom
Cost: $25.00 for one bingo card
Extra bingo cards $5 each
(Chance to win lots of prizes!)
Space is limited!
jennifer@jennifercotton.com

Memory Keeping Class (Great for anyone)!
Check with me for upcoming dates
FREE!
Where? My house!
Who?  You!
What?
Want to get caught up on your Scrapbooking?
Have photos in boxes or stuck in your phone or computer?
Want a fast and easy way to scrapbook a vacation or event?
GOT PHOTOS IN BOXES??
I am looking for people interested in memory keeping (NOT scrapbooking) or any burned out scrapbookers who want to document their photos without draining time, energy and wallets. No creativity required!!!  No gluing or cropping! It is so quick, easy, and very affordable. 

I'd LOVE to show you how you can create beautiful albums documenting your story without all of the time and energy of traditional scrapbooking! ; )
Contact me to book your free party today!
Memories and More by Stampin' Up! is an EASY way to organize your photos and keep up with your scrapbooking!  Do you have boxes and boxes of photos?  Or, even worse, are all of your photos trapped in your phone and computer? 
Now, you can start organizing your photos quickly and easily - without all of the time, money, and creativity required of traditional scrapbooking.  You combine photos and journaling with pre-designed cards that come in our exclusive Card Collections. and you will end up with a gorgeous album that documents your life!  You will spend less time and money!  
I found this blog post really insightful and it goes right along with why I am doing this information night. His final sentence hits home: Lost memories are expensive.
I will teach you and your friends how easy memory keeping can be in about an hour - hour and a half!

More Monthly Craft Class Information:
I offer Card Class, Scrapbook Class, Stamp a Stack Class, and Memory Keeping Class ALL AT THE SAME TIME!  Come and pick and choose what YOU want to take.  All are self-paced, so you get to work at your speed.  You just have to finish by closing time.  Classes are offered a Friday night and a Saturday morning - you pick!  Location: Midlothian Civic Center.  You may choose to do a class Friday night (5:00 pm to 9:00 pm) and a class Saturday afternoon (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)- it's up to you!  Or, you may choose to do them all at once and have your Friday or Saturday free!  
Themes for Stamp a Stack Classes will be announced ahead of classes. 
I'll provide a snack, and feel free to bring your own or to share!  I'll have my Keurig there and some K-Cups, too!

And, you have a Stamp a Stack of Cards to take every month if you choose!
When you register for the classes, please make sure you go all the way to the bottom and click "Register".  Thanks!
*BRING A NEW TO ME ADULT FRIEND AND you BOTH get a bonus project! (One bonus project per person per month.) 

Please remember that by RSVPing for any event you are committing to the class(es) and I'll be cutting paper for you, so please let me know if you cannot make it by the deadline - after that, the fee/order is due, and you will receive the pre-cut cardstock (unless you can be replaced).

Here are the 2017 Monthly Class dates:
Friday: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm 


2017:
Oct 27/28
Nov 17/18
Dec 15/16

2018: 
Jan 19/20
Feb 16/17
Mar 16/17
Apr 20/21
May 18/19
Jun 22/23
Jul 13 (11am-9pm)
Aug 17/18
Sep 21/22
Oct 26/27
Nov 16/17
Dec 14/15

**Become a member of Card Class, Scrapbook Class, or Memory Keeping Class for more benefits!  Click on Club Info on the home page of this site for detailed info about becoming a member.


972-723-9289

Jennifer@jennifercotton.com


All classes subject to cancellations if not enough participation.


Hope to see you soon!!

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