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Updated 12/15/14

Join Laurie's Creative Classroom Online Club

Here is our December class...

New Classes become available the 15th of each month.


have access to all materials for up to one year!!!!

This project has over 1 hour of video to view and learn from.

Checkout the first 11 months of classes that are now available also. 

Click here to learn more...


A lot of people have asked what stencils were used on the Countdown to Christmas projects as they want to be prepared and don't want to open their envelopes early. Below is a list of the stencils Laurie used on the projects. As with all of Laurie's projects these stencils are considered optional as you are free to transfer the pattern in the traditional manner or adapt it to stencils you have on hand.

BCS184, 199, 217, 218, 219, 222, 238, 261. 263, 268, 273, 282, 283, 285, 286, 287 and 302. She also used DecoArt Mixed Media Stencil - Timeless Memories on one of the projects



 Kits are still available. Click here or above for more information and to order


Our original pattern club is still going strong...

If you love to get a printed pattern and newsletter in the mail, you love extra benefits and discounts and receive FREE shipping on qualify orders in the continental United States - this is the club for you.


Just Around the Corner...Now is the time to

Join the Club


                 October/November Pattern Packet    


Above is the latest club pattern.  Club members also save 50% off the surface!

Membership definitely has its privileges.  Join the Coach's Corner Pattern Club.  Member discounts, special promotions, exclusive patterns created 6 times a year just for members and included with cost of membership, full-color bi-monthly newsletter, member pin kit and more...

Have a little fun with painting...put a smile back in your brush!


Click here for more information and to sign-up



We're back from Hoot and we've added some great new pattern packets under NEW ITEMS. The new stencils can also be ordered individually.




Two Great NEW BOOKs are Now Available!!!!

Click here to check them out


Hocus  Pocus Online Class

Join us for an exciting exclusive online class. Learn to layer color washes, use and manipulate a variety of stencils, work with dry brushing and create fun characters. These are techniques you can apply to any subject or theme.  Learn about different ways to create your own stencils and adapt design using items you may have on hand.  These spooky pumpkins are sure fun to create and the background is filled with a variety of fun.  
If you signed up for the Art Play Date through us and used our link, this is your bonus class.  A separate email will be sent to you with your password.  If you didn't sign-up no worries, you can sign-up for this single class and start getting ready for fall and the upcoming holiday season.  The class includes video lessons, printable photo, instructions and line work.  You will also get ideas on how these concepts can be used to create winter and Christmas projects.  Plus printable ideas sketches.  You have the option to work at your convenience. 



Foam Texture Stamps


Our New Foam Texture Stamps are a HIT!  Learn new ways to use them and take care of them.

A new shipment of our best-selling Foam Texture Stamps just came in in time for us to have them ready for our fall and holiday season. 

You get 6 great patterns to work with in each set.  Colors of the foam may vary but the patterns are the same.  

Textures are BIG, BIG, BIG!  These are so great you will want to buy more than one set so you always have them available.

 Click for more info...

Free Video starts Saturday June 7, 2014.  

Click here for FREE VIDEO


You can sign up for any single or all of the workshops now...



To Register for Creative U Click Here


Laurie and Chris Haughey are once again teaming up to teach convention
classes that are both education and fun


Watch a video - A Quick Tip From the Creative Coach

Click here 


Another video is ready for you...

Watch a "How To" Video

Learn about using Basecoat Stencils and Brushes


Paint something that will make you smile...


 FREE Pattern for You!

Crafty Lady - Free Pattern

Use this pattern to make pins, tags or ornaments.

Click Here to Download Free Pattern


 Want to save time basecoating?  Use our basecoat stencils.  We have convenient stencil tables in the stencil section to show what stencils were used in each book and pattern packet.

Stencils Tables


Click on my blog for a free Gingerbread House tutorial


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OOOOPs - Missing items from books

"Simple Duets 3" book Click here to get the missing instructions

"Simply Seasonal Favorites" book   Click here to get the missing instructions

Simply Seasonal Duets Click here to get those images.

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Notice: These projects may be painted for personal use or personal profit. The designs may not be reproduced for any graphics or scrapbook use for re-sell. Products and designs may not be mass-produced for wholesale purposes, catalogs or the gift industry. Materials, projects and product on this site may not be republished, distributed, transmitted, displayed, broadcast or reproduced for any other business or commercial purposes without written permission. For questions, please contact us.