Classes June 2018

Please call or email to register for all classes: 503-533-4513 or

Please bring a basic supply kit to all classes that includes: scissors, adhesives, a few of your favorite small tools, and anything else you like to create with.  You might also want to bring an apron.

Kae Pea of RubberMoon Comes to Paper Parachute for 1 Weekend Only!

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Sample Journal – not necessarily a zine

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ZINE-OLOGY Creative Zine Journals $65.00

Saturday, June 2nd 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Don’t know what a Zine is? What is a “Zine”? Check out and Click here!

I know, I know…WHY do you want to take this class???

It will be something different, inspiring, new techniques and A NEW WAY OF LOOKING AT YOUR JOURNAL. I’m not sure exactly what Kae Pea is teaching in this class, but that makes me want to take it even MORE! I know there’s LOTS of stamping, getting to try all her wonderful RubberMoon images.

Kae Pea’s Zine-Ology workshop is a new take on zines and journaling! In this class we will create a few zines and a custom painted/collaged holder. We will explore inspirations, themes and ideas for your zine library. Kae Pea will have a huge selection of starter pages, stamps, inks as well as tips and techniques for layout and design! 

Supplies to bring: 
Bone folder or paper scoring tool of your choice 
Fine tip black permanent marker 
Adhesive runner/double stick tape

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“Painting” by Moonlight $65.00

Saturday, June 2nd 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kae Pea is so excited to bring you this new class featuring her new Moonlight Duo ink pads and piks! She will share her innovative techniques for creating wonderfully luminous, layered works of art on Claybord with a variety of celestial themed RubberMoon stamps and stencils.  Kae Pea will show you how she creates texture and movement with just a handful of supplies. You will leave with 3 completed pieces!

Students please bring: baby wipes & paper towels

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Sunday, June 3rd 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kae Pea will teach a variety of watercolor techniques, including wax resist, pattern stamping and color blocking to make fabulous backgrounds. She will address using different substrates and papers, including absorbent grounds and aquabord. By the end of the workshop you will have loads of inspiration and frame-able pieces of art! All materials provided except for watercolor brushes (see supply list for recommended brands/types). 

Supplies to bring: 
Watercolor paints 
(Kae Pea recommends Peerless & Prima, or tubes, Golden Qor. 
Watercolor brushes (recommends Princeton Velvetouch Long Round #6, #8, or #10) 
Gum eraser and pencil 
Watercolor Pencils – IF you have them

BRING A BASIC KIT – pencil, eraser(kneaded), scissors, ruler, black waterproof ink pad, micron pen, black sharpie, baby wipes, paper towels, water jar, white gesso, favorite adhesive.

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Summer Challenge Kits – Under the Sea – $5.00

The canvas panel can be painted, sewn, embroidered, felted, stamped, inked, glued, anything you want! As always, you don’t have to use the items in the kit, just be sure to follow the challenges within the challenge. Do what you want, as long as you adhere to the Challenge.

Kit Includes:  2 – 12 x 12 Canvas sheets of fabric, Embroidery floss and/or wool roving, Collage sheets, Tissue paper and access to Helen’s stamps

ADDITIONAL CHALLENGES: Keep 12 x 12 size to a somewhat large size, Use acrylic paints or inks, Find a way to hang your canvas

SUGGESTIONS: Try sewing on your canvas, embroider, felt, use acrylic paints or inks. Use stencils, foil or leaf, and, of course, stamps and papers!

DUE DATE: Sunday, July 1st at 1:00 pm. We will have our Show & Tell and Gift certificate drawing.

Thursday Technique Tags $5.00

Thursday, May 31st 11:00 am & 1:00 pm – Watercolor flowers IMG 4190
Thursday, June 7th 11:00 am & 1:00 pm – New Wendy Inks & Embossing 
Thursday, June 14th 11:00 am & 1:00 pm – Pretty Prima Papers & Tapes 
Thursday, June 21st 11:00 am & 1:00 pm – Stencils & More Stencils 
Thursday, June 28th 11:00 am & 1:00 pm – Distress Resist Spray

In this 1 hour mini-class we will introduce different techniques and products to be used in your cardmaking, art journals, or mixed media pieces. We work on tags for practice and to relieve the pressure of creating a “perfect” piece. 
Please be sure to register in advance and please bring your Basic supplies and a stamp positioner (if you have one).

Friday Make & Takes at Whimzee’s and Paper Parachute $5.00 each

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Random Acts of Cardness

Friday, June 15th 12:30 – 1:30 and 3:30 – 4:30 
Friday, June 22nd 9:30 – 10:30 and 12:30 – 1:30 
Friday, June 29th 9:30 – 10:30 and 12:30 – 1:30 


This weekly Make & Take focuses on making 2 finished cards, one to keep and one to mail to someone else to brighten their day. 
Please call ahead to register.

Art*ee Part*ee Open Studio $5.00 SATURDAY!

Saturday, June 9th anytime between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pmPPATC

Featuring Joanne Hodges (craftyhodges on and her artist Trading Coins. And in her honor, the other 3 projects will be Artist Trading Cards! Be sure to bring your Basics kit, especially adhesives. Call or email to register.


Sunday, June 10th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The perfect time to set aside to work on your Art Journals! Bring your journal, paints, inks, stamps, stencils, ephemera and anything else you use to get into your creative state of mind. Work with other journalers to jumpstart your creative juices. Please call ahead to register.

Envelope Book Class

Saturday, June 16th 9:00 – 12:00

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We’ll use some of the Business Envelopes we all get in the mail to construct a funky and original book to collage. Please bring at least 10 business size envelopes (the ones with the windows and inside patterns are the most fun), plenty of washi tapes, a large (or many) glue sticks, ink pads, acrylic paints, crayons, color sticks, you know the type.  Bring black and white permanent pens, stamps, stencils and images to use in collage. Taught by Donna Bauermiller.

Mixed Media Club – QUIRKY BIRDS!!!!! $10.00

Saturday, June 16th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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We are following the Tamara Laporte book, Create Your LIFE BOOK. While the exercises are “lead” it is not a class. Please bring your journal, or paper. Bring water soluble crayons and pencils, black pens and an eraser. Bring colored pencils if you have them and other favorite drawing and coloring tools. Please call ahead to register. Lead by Helen.


Saturday June 23rd 10:00 am – 3:00 pm OPEN HOUSE

Demo every hour!

These Open Studio days are so fun and inspirational. So many ideas floating around. Come into the store anytime between 10 and 3, find a spot on the tables, pull out all your supplies, and work on whatever you want! Forgot your scissors? Borrow ours! Want to try a different stencil or stamp? Use ours! Demos every hour so you can learn or be reminded of different techniques. Register ahead for space.

Washi Wonders $25.00

Saturday, June 30th 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come make 5 cards using Washi tapes! Lots of techniques, lots of washi (feel free to bring some of your own), lots of fun. Featuring tapes by Altenew and Alexandra Renke! Sleeves, envelopes and “recipes” included. Taught by Andy!

Paper Parachute’s LAST Kit Day $5.00

Saturday, June 30th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kind of like Open studio, you can come and work on any card kits provided. Come in with your basic supplies and you will have access to table space and LOTS of classic Paper Parachute card kits! Make as many as you can in the time allotted.