Simon Says CREATE 2014

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Welcome to the Simon Says CREATE event page!  We will be updating this page with more information through the next few weeks.

We are excited to announce that Simon Says Stamp will be holding a two-day class and shopping event on May 30, 2014 and May 31, 2014!  Simon Says CREATE alongside your friends in six fun-filled and inspiration packed classes taught by top designers in the industry.  From card making to art journaling, collage, mixed media and everything in between, there is something for everyone!

 

Please note that the classes for the CREATE event have all sold out. However, there will be an on-site store during the event that is open to the public and will feature live demos with various artists. We would love to see you there!

Dates

May 30, 2014 – May 31, 2014

Location

Northpointe Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Columbus, Ohio 43035

Directions: http://www.northpointecenter.com/explore-northpointe/#directions

FAQ about Northpointe

Classes

Friday, May 30, 2014

  • Class 101 – Stenciling Fun (9:30am-11am)
    As a special treat just for the Simon Says CREATE event, Jennifer McGuire and Shari Carroll are joining forces to bring you a fun filled, exciting card class using some of their favorite stenciling techniques!
  • Class 102 – Creative Collections (1pm -4:30pm)
    Life is filled with artful moments that remind us to “ Remember the Now”.  Join Tim Holtz as you learn techniques using various Distress products including inks, stamps, stencils, and more.   Discover a place to capture your creative thoughts as you assemble this unique collections folio…
  • Class 103 – Cute Card Making (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
    Create cute cards with Lawn Fawn’s Kelly Marie Alvarez, Operation Write Homes’ Sandy Allnock, and Simon Says Stamp’s Stephanie Klauck as they come together to share their favorite card making products and techniques.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

  • Class 201 – The Artful Collage (9am – 11:30am)
    Embark on a creative journey to explore ideas that unlock your inner artist.  Join Tim Holtz for this multi-layered project that will showcase techniques using inks, paints, and ephemera on a burlap panel base.  Discover ways of the artful collage and create a unique masterpiece all your own…
  • Class 202 – Configuration of your Imagination (1:30-5:30pm)
    Imagine a place where your creative visions can be displayed for the world to see.  You’ll be surrounded with ephemera, trinkets, and found objects to feed your altered desires as you join Tim Holtz to assemble this one of a kind creation using the latest Mini Configurations Book…
  • Class 203 – Art Journaling (7:30pm – 9pm)
    Join Shari Carroll for an Art Journal experience using some of her most popular techniques! Students will complete multiple pages and learn to create your own back to back style journal.

On-site Simon Says Stamp Store (Open to the public!)

We know crafters love to shop and we’re making it even easier to purchase and test products with an on-site store. The store will feature popular brands and products and will be open to the public on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 from 10am to 6pm.   We will also have a clearance rack in the store.  Ticket holding students will have extended access to the store.

See designers like Jennifer McGuire, Shari Carroll, May Flaum, Kelly Marie Alvarez, Sandy Allnock and Stephanie Klauck CREATE live!

Tickets

Tickets will go on sale HERE on Friday, April 11 at 12noon EST.
Tickets for this event will be sold as a student 6 pack special (all 6 classes for one price) of $495

Those who purchase the full 6-class pack receive special benefits:

  • Pick your classroom seat for the entire event. Stay in same seat for all 6 classes.
  • Extended hours to on-site store.
  • 20% coupon for all purchases made in onsite store throughout the event.
  • Full access key to the separate workspace room (located between the on-site store and the classroom) where you can keep your personal craft supplies and stamp the night away, share ideas with friends, or store your supplies if you choose.
  • Lots of special prizes and gifts!

Remaining individual tickets will be made available on a class by class basis starting on May 1, 2014. There are a limited number of seats for each class and once we reach the maximum spots available, tickets will no longer be available for purchase.

Supplies for Classes

We will supply basic essentials: heat tools, craft sheets, and kits for each project. Specific supply lists will be sent to you as the event approaches, but plan to bring your favorite adhesive, scissors and any of your favorite tools.

We are so excited to get CREATE-ive with all of you!

Class fees are nonrefundable.  Students are responsible for for their own lodging, transportation, and food.

Accommodations

Stay at the hotel where the event is happening…

Northepointe Group Rate:
$119 for king deluxe rooms
$139 for rooms with two queen beds or one king bed.
This rate includes breakfast in the morning for two people per room.

Contact: 614.880.4300

Mention Simon Says Stamp Create Event when booking to receive the group rate.

Alternate Hotels: There are many hotel options in the area on Polaris Mall Parkway and Columbus CrossRoads:

$ Low Range:
Candlewood Suites Polaris Columbus
8515 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240 0.4 mile
From $85
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Rated Average
Midscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel
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Pet-friendly hotel
Free Internet access
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:   3.5 of 5 stars
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$$ Mid Range

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Polaris Columbus
8670 Orion Place, Columbus, OH 43240 0.9 mile
From $141
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Rated Very High
Midscale, smoke-free hotel
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Smoke-free hotel – does not allow pets
Free hot breakfast – free Internet access
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:   4.5 of 5 stars
Based on 140 reviews  Read Recent Reviews

$$$ High Range

Hilton Garden Inn Polaris Columbus
8535 Lyra Drive, , I-71, Exit 121, Columbus, OH 43240 0.4 mile
From $189
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Rated High
Upper-midscale, smoke-free hotel
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Smoke-free hotel – does not allow pets
Free Internet access
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:   4.5 of 5 stars
Based on 194 reviews  Read Recent Reviews