Wednesday, April 9, 2014

This Is How I Do It

I tried something a little different for my punch class this time.  First, people have asked how I do my classes.  I hold my classes at my church, my parents both work there, so I have a little bit of an advantage :)  Normally my classes are help in our church library.  I do 4 projects at my classes, there's 4 tables set up one project on each table.  When you finish one project, you move to another table until you've finished all your projects.  So here's one table set up. 
Normally for a punch class I put all the punches and cardstock on the table and let my customers do the punching.  This time though, I thought I'd prep it a little more and I think it went well.  I'll do it this way again.  Everything is pre-punched then all the pieces are separated on little paper plates.  The paper plates are labels with what piece it is and how many of that piece you need.  The rest of the supplies for that card are also on the table; ink, stamps, etc.  So that's pretty much how I do my classes.  They're not complicated.  It works well for me, but I have the advantage of a larger space to work with.  I know that space is often an issue and it would be for me if I didn't have my church. 
It seems to work well and I'm pleased with every class and I think (hope) my customers leave just as pleased.  Here's my little 'helper' working on her card.  Like I said on Moday, she got her own set of cards and was so excited to make them.  My mom helped, a little, sometimes alot.  Megan worked a little on every card. 
Here's her completed cards, first is her mirrow card.  Please don't look too closely at the stamp sets towering behind her.  I didn't realize it was taller than she is!  Those are the stamp sets I keep right next to my desk, they're the ones I'm currently working with or use all the time (Gorgeous Grunge) and need to stay close.  But it looks like it might be time to put a few away.......before it falls ......crushing small children or pets...... 
Her chicken card.  I wanted to take close up pictures of the cards but she said I couldn't have the cards to take pictures unless she was in the pictures....wish granted...
Of course now she's beginning to get bored with the whole picture taking's her crab card, he's got a fun crocked little smile. 
Finally her dog card.  She's completely given up looking at the camera now.  That's a three year old for you!!  I guess I better run and put some stamp sets away :)  At least you didn't see the rest of my desk :)  It's all controlled chaos don't worry. 
Thanks for looking, see you soon!!!