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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Blog Book Workshop

Wanting to start a blog book but not know where to begin?  Come join the blog book workshop.

  • When and Where
    • Saturday, February 5th
    • 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Cari’s Home
  • Details
    • You will be emailed a handout of what you need to do before you arrive.  Those steps include downloading the software and initial book steps before you can being your book design.  Don’t worry.  I’ll give you the step by step, and it won’t take more than 30 to 45 minutes.
    • A light lunch and bottled water will be provided.  Feel free to bring snacks or your favorite drink.
    • Those who are just getting started can walk through a quick tour of the software with me while they watch on the big screen.
    • I will be a resource for the entire workshop.
    • Cost is $25.
    • There will be limited availability and prepayment required.  The instructions will be sent to you after payment is received.
    • Links to sample blog books are on my sidebar.
    • Leave a comment or send an email to creativelycari@yahoo.com to register.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010


Would you like to learn more about blogging, digital scrapping, blog books, photoshop or something else you see on my site? I would love to schedule a class, private or group. Please email me or leave a comment here with your current skill level and class request. Here are some of the more common classes I have taught.
  • Basic Blogging
  • Digital Scrapbooks
  • Digital Blog Books
  • Photoshop
  • Mixbook
  • High Level Digital Overview

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Second Quarter Classes

Mixbook April 10 – 9:30 to 11:30 AM

  • Bring your laptop or come with a friend who has one to share. This will be hands-on training.
  • We will work in mixbook.com to create digital layouts, and I will give you many tips and tricks for navigating through the program.
  • Expect 30 minutes to an hour of free working time where I will be available to answer questions.
  • Cost: $20

Monday, December 28, 2009

First Quarter Classes

Basic Photoshop Elements  March 6 – 1:00 to 3:30 PM
                                                  {RESCHEDULED} January 23 - 1:00 to 3:30 PM

  • Bring your laptop or come with a friend who has one to share. This will be hands-on training. I will have a digital kit with paper and elements for everyone to use to follow along.
  • Topics we will cover
    • Photo organizer
    • Basic photo editing
      • crop
      • text overlay
      • color boost
      • edge burn
      • peek-a-boo color
    • Layering elements to create a blog header or digital scrap layout
  • You will leave the class ready to edit pictures and create a Photoshop Elements design.
  • Cost: $50

High Level Digital Overview February 6 -10:00 to 11:30 AM

  • No computer is necessary.
  • I will walk you through all the digital tools I use ranging from blogs to digital picture storage.
  • You will be given a handout covering the topics to help get you started.
  • Cost: $20

Blog Design March 20 - 1:00 to 4:00 PM
                        {RESCHEDULED}February 20 - 1:00 to 4:00 PM

  • Before the class
    • Build on the Photoshop Elements class and bring a blog header ready to class.
    • Buy a digital scrapbook kit you want to use for your blog and bring with you to work with for your design.
    • You will be sent instructions for what you need to do to prepare for the class after you register.
  • Topics we will cover
    • How to install a header, load wallpaper, and create a post divider for your blog.
    • How to work through mapped out html code. The code lines will be labeled with what the lines do. For example,
      • where to change the hyperlink font color
      • where to change the color border around a picture
      • where to change the background paper
      • how to add a navigation bar
    • How to change the code and install it onto your blog.
  • You will leave the class ready to create and install your own custom blog design.
  • Cost: $75