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A New Online Scrapbooking Class: The 20 Project

A New Online Scrapbooking Class: The 20 Project

Sometimes I love a project that focuses on one specific story for several weeks. And other times I feel like my list of things I want to do is so long and unconnected, I might as well be chopping it up and putting it in a hat. I’ve often thought about that in my head, but this is really the first time I decided I would really and truly make it work in a literal sense. It’s called The 20 Project.

20 items on my scrapping to-do list.
20 new scrapbook pages.
20 videos, each 20 minutes long.
And you’re welcome to join me for the full adventure – it’s $20.

A New Online Scrapbooking Class: The 20 Project

When I chopped up my to-do list to go into the hat, it included things like
…using a kit I purchased but have let sit on my shelf ever since it arrived.
…whittling down a day of 100+ photos to a feasible number that still tells the story in full.
…sorting out an overflow of paper scraps into quick and easy page kits.
…stamping enough to get past my ‘I maybe bought too many stamps’ guilt.
…becoming happier about using portrait and landscape shots on the same page.
…scrapping with a colour wheel to get more interesting combinations from my stash.
…making a dent in my collection of Project Life cards.
…switching up my title techniques to have a bit more variety without completely changing my style.
…and twelve other everyday scrapbooking dilemmas that sometimes leave us all stumped at our desk when we wish we were actually sticking bits of pretty paper to other bits of pretty paper.

A New Online Scrapbooking Class: The 20 Project

This class is primarily video based, but each video is accompanied by a short PDF with photos of the finished layout and a few brief notes, so it’s easy to remember the key elements covered without having to watch the full twenty minutes again.

The pages created cover a variety of topics, including baby and toddler photos but also travel (both people and scenery), home and neighbourhood (cooking, collections, parks and gardens), wedding, hobbies, and everyday life documentation. Some pages include supplies from my own collections with American Crafts, while others do not and use a range of brands across the scrapbooking and stamping industries. You do not need to use the same supplies to follow along with the challenges and techniques. Most of the pages are single-page 12×12 in format, but there are a few double pages either as two 12×12s or as one 12×12 and one pocket page.

A New Online Scrapbooking Class: The 20 Project

The photos shown here are indicative of my scrapping style but are not the twenty pages created for The 20 Project. I’m excited to share all-new material with you in class!

The 20 Project starts on Wednesday, 3 August 2016. You may join at any time, including after the class has finished, but signing up before the third will give you the full live experience of receiving class materials by email and joining in the conversations on the private classroom forum as we go through the twenty days of materials. The final video will be sent on Friday, 26 August. (There are no videos on Sundays or the first Saturday.)

You can sign up now and pay by credit or debit card or from your Paypal balance (you do not need a Paypal account to join in). It’s $20 in US Dollars, and xe lets you see that amount in your currency if you need to check. You’ll receive a welcome message within 24 hours, and if you don’t, please do not hesitate to email me. If the email address on your Paypal account is not the one you want to use for receiving class materials, please let me know either by email or leaving a ‘note to seller’ when you check out.

A New Online Scrapbooking Class: The 20 Project

Any other questions, just let me know! And look forward to a short video on YouTube this week that shares the style of this project. I’d love for you to join me in making August crafty and productive!

18 July 2016



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23 Comments for A New Online Scrapbooking Class: The 20 Project

  1. Sorken Says:

    Something to look forward to.

  2. Elizabeth Says:

    A new Shimelle class! Had to enrol immediately! I am sure Shimelle has been looking in my scrap room, too many pretty scraps, too many stamps still in their packing, and PL cards that I am sure are breeding!

  3. Nancy Jo Says:

    Oh yay! I just finished re-watching all of the Sketch to Scrapbook Page videos and was wondering if I should start on all the Glitter Girl videos again. Perfect timing for a new class! Can’t wait! Your to-do list sounds so similar to mine at the moment.

  4. Maureen Says:

    this is very exciting

  5. Pam C Says:

    I hurried to sign up just like I was afraid of receiving an “out of stock” message! There’s nothing like a new class from Shimelle to ramp up my creativity.

  6. Marybeth Says:

    I am so looking forward to this!!

  7. Susanne Says:

    That is certainly a list of common dilemmas that we scrappers face. It sounds like it was a fun project for you to turn into a class. Good luck with it.

  8. Helen Says:

    Thank you, thank you! This sounds perfect for me!

  9. Saundra A Lewis Says:

    I had to sign up as soon as I read this. Another class from Shimelle – absolutely!!!

  10. Berta Says:

    Yea!!! Another class, and all those “to do’ s” are on my scrappy list as well!

  11. caroline Says:

    Yay, I can’t wait, looking forward to ticking some of those things off my list

  12. June Says:

    All signed up and looking forward to getting started and maybe also using some of my LFE kit supplies too.

  13. Gina M Says:

    I have enjoyed your previous classes, so I had to sign up for this one. I look forward to getting some pages done!

  14. Lisa Zepponi Says:

    Did you read my mind or what???? I am in total “Process” ending withdrawals!! I came back from a crop this weekend thinking “Oh I so need another Shimelle class!!” THANK YOU for offering another class!!! I can’t wait!

  15. Martha Strickland Says:

    This is great! I have to say after taking the Scrapbooking Process, I have loved my layouts more than ever. You are such a fabulous teacher Shimelle!

  16. Tina Campbell Says:

    So excited about this class :) Your to do list sounds like my to do list! It didn’t take me long to consider and signing up for this class :) So looking forward to August just a couple weeks away :) and lots of photos that need scrapped :)

  17. Pam Says:

    Hi I paid for 20 project never got any email

  18. Sandy Lewis Says:

    Help – the email link isn’t working for me and I didn’t receive my email from you Shimelle!

  19. Candace Says:

    Seems like forever since I took one of your classes. Hoping to get back in to the scrapbooking bug as lost my mojo lately

  20. Maureen Says:

    I’m late to the party but excited to see what is happening. I was jealous thinking of everyone in the class and I was going to miss it so I caved and broke a spending freeze. Take your time with adding me in the class forum. :)

  21. Ashley Says:

    Hello, I signed up for The 20 Project and haven’t received the confirmation email. I sent an email to your gmail address but that bounced back. Hoping you see this. Thanks!

  22. Online Soccer Betting Says:

    You made some decent points there. I looked on the internet for the issue and found most individuals will go along with with your website.

  23. Waldene Addington Says:

    Paid for a class and have not received a confirmation.

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