Simon Says CREATE 2015

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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 October 23rd and October 24th, 2015! Simon Says CREATE alongside your friends in fun-filled and inspiration packed classes taught by top designers in the industry. Highlighting card making, mixed media and so much in between, there is something for everyone!

 

 

 

Dates

October 23rd and October 24th, 2015

Location

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center (previously named Northpointe Hotel and Conference Center)
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Closest airport:  CMH (Columbus)

Our classes will be taught by the following fabulous instructors:

Jennifer McGuire
An avid stamper, Jennifer has been sharing her card and scrapbook creations in countless publications and online since 2002. One of her many endeavors includes sharing technique videos and inspiring students through Online Card Classes, which she co-founded with her dear friend Kristina Werner. Thanks to the high-energy classes Jennifer teaches both in-person and online, thousands of stampers all over the world have fallen in love with papercrafting!

Shari Carroll
Creative Director and Product Manager for Simon Says Stamp. Shari joined the Simon family in June of 2013 where she designs stamps, stencils and dies for sale in our Simon Says Stamp store. Previous to joining Simon Says Stamp, she was a designer for Hero Arts Rubber Stamps Inc for 24 years!

Kristina Werner
After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Brigham Young University – Idaho, Kristina started her graphic design career at papercrafting company Stampin’ Up! She began her popular blog, in 2006 to share her cards and pages online with friends and family. She is a co-founder with Jennifer McGuire for Online Card Classes that inspire stampers with how-to videos.

Kelly Marie Alvarez
Kelly owns and operates Lawn Fawn with her hubby, Mike. She loves fun and bright designs that make people smile, and interacting with crafters all around the world. Her love of crafting is at the heart of Lawn Fawn’s success.

Laura Bassen
Laura started her fabulous blog six years ago after following some of her favorite companies and their fabulous design teams! Her favorite thing about paper crafting is that there is always something new to learn and try! “It’s always a surprise in the end, and it never turns out how I had planned it in my mind, but that’s the addictive mystery of card making that keeps me coming back for more.”

 

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! We will also have a clearance rack in the store. Ticket holding students will have extended access to the store.

Store Hours:

Friday, October 23
Students: 8am-8pm
Public: 10am-7pm

Saturday, October 24
Students: 8am-8pm
Public: 10am-7pm

Class Schedule

Friday October 23
7:30-8:30am  Registration

8:30-9:45am Group A
Card Making with Kristina Werner

9:45-10:00am Break Group A

10:00-11:00am Group A
Discovering the Joys of Cardmaking with Jennifer McGuire

11:30-12:30pm Group B
Shake it Up Cards with Shari Carroll

12:45-1:45pm Lunch Break

2:00pm Special Event Group A in Cypress 3 Room

1:45-3:00pm Group B
Projects for the Season with Kelly Marie Alvarez

3:00-3:15pm Group B
Break

3:15-4:15pm Group B
Color Explosion with Laura Bassen

4:30-7:30pm Group A
Card Making and Mixed Media Technique Canvas with Shari Carroll

Saturday, October 24

8:30-9:45am Group B
Card Making with Kristina Werner

9:45-10:00am Break Group B

10:00-11:00am Group B
Discovering the Joys of Cardmaking with Jennifer McGuire

11:30-12:30pm Group A
Shake it Up Cards with Shari Carroll

12:45-1:45pm Lunch Break

2:00pm Special Event Group B in Cypress 3

1:45-3:00pm Group A
Projects for the Season with Kelly Marie Alvarez

3:00-3:15pm Group A
Break

3:15-4:15pm Group A
Color Explosion with Laura Bassen

4:30-7:30pm Group B
Card Making and Mixed Media Technique Canvas with Shari Carroll

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now!
Tickets for this event will be sold as a package special (all classes for one price) of $499.99

Students can expect special benefits:

  • Extended hours to on-site store.
  • Lots of special prizes and gifts!
  • Loads of fabulous inspiration.

Supplies for Classes

We will supply basic essentials 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:

We recommend staying where all the action is happening!

Note: Columbus (CMH) airport is the closest airport to the event!

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Nationwide Group Rate:
$129 for king deluxe rooms
$149 for rooms with two queen beds or one king bed.
This rate INCLUDES a breakfast buffet 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.

Book online HERE!

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

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