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Updated 11/21/14

PREORDER PRICING VALID THROUGH 12/1/14. Kits will be available after 12/1/14 but at a higher price. Click here or above for more information and to order


Join Laurie's Creative Classroom Online Club

Here is our November class...

New Classes become available the 15th of each month.

Members can paint at their leisure and

have access to all materials for up to one year!!!!

This project has over 1 hour of video to view and learn from.

Checkout the first 11 months of classes that are now available also.


Click here to learn more...


Our original pattern club is still going strong...

If you love to get a printed pattern and newsletter in the mail, you love extra benefits and discounts and receive FREE shipping on qualify orders in the continental United States - this is the club for you.


Just Around the Corner...Now is the time to

Join the Club


                 October/November Pattern Packet    


Above is the latest club pattern.  Club members also save 50% off the surface!

Membership definitely has its privileges.  Join the Coach's Corner Pattern Club.  Member discounts, special promotions, exclusive patterns created 6 times a year just for members and included with cost of membership, full-color bi-monthly newsletter, member pin kit and more...

Have a little fun with painting...put a smile back in your brush!


Click here for more information and to sign-up



We're back from Hoot and we've added some great new pattern packets under NEW ITEMS. The new stencils can also be ordered individually.




Two Great NEW BOOKs are Now Available!!!!

Click here to check them out


Hocus  Pocus Online Class

Join us for an exciting exclusive online class. Learn to layer color washes, use and manipulate a variety of stencils, work with dry brushing and create fun characters. These are techniques you can apply to any subject or theme.  Learn about different ways to create your own stencils and adapt design using items you may have on hand.  These spooky pumpkins are sure fun to create and the background is filled with a variety of fun.  
If you signed up for the Art Play Date through us and used our link, this is your bonus class.  A separate email will be sent to you with your password.  If you didn't sign-up no worries, you can sign-up for this single class and start getting ready for fall and the upcoming holiday season.  The class includes video lessons, printable photo, instructions and line work.  You will also get ideas on how these concepts can be used to create winter and Christmas projects.  Plus printable ideas sketches.  You have the option to work at your convenience. 



Foam Texture Stamps


Our New Foam Texture Stamps are a HIT!  Learn new ways to use them and take care of them.

A new shipment of our best-selling Foam Texture Stamps just came in in time for us to have them ready for our fall and holiday season. 

You get 6 great patterns to work with in each set.  Colors of the foam may vary but the patterns are the same.  

Textures are BIG, BIG, BIG!  These are so great you will want to buy more than one set so you always have them available.

 Click for more info...

Free Video starts Saturday June 7, 2014.  

Click here for FREE VIDEO


Now is the time to sign up for Art Play Date 2014.  This is an unbelievable deal and a chance to learn from so many different artists.  You have lots of time to watch the videos and use the patterns so don't worry about it not fitting into your schedule. I think you will really enjoy learning so many different approaches and techniques.  You don't have to pick and choose, you get them all.  Sign-up early and there are bonus projects!

Join us online for 24 weeks of Artful Play!

Want to experience 24 of the industries finest designers bringing their painting techniques, styles and a variety of mediums to you in the privacy of your home. Every Monday from May-October, you will receive a lesson that has pre-recorded video and a coordinating PDF. Get inspired to create art weekly without ever leaving home for the one low price of $99. That’s right, $99 for 24 weeks of artful play!


Incredible Teachers!

Here is the amazing list for our first Art Play Date, can you believe it!

Lynne Andrews, Deb Antonick, Sharon Chinn, Margot Clark, Jeanne Downing, Cindy Harrison, Chris Haughey, Kelly Hoernig, Kim Hogue, Barb Jones, Patte Kayne, Mary Jo Leisure, Pat Lentine, Tracy Moreau, Gisele Pope, Golda Rader, Patty Rawlinson, Cindy Rippe, Patsy Schultis, Laurie Speltz, Lydia Steeves, Sandi Strecker, Lorrie Weber and Judy Westegaard.





Here is my project... 

It is filled with all kinds of layering, washes and more layering.

It's fun and very eye opening.

Find out how here!

I would appreciate it if you click over from our site when you plan to sign-up for the play date.  We then get credit for you signing up through us.  If you just go over to the site, we won't get credit.  To say thanks for the extra effort, all people who click from us to sign-up will receive a FREE exclusive bonus class from me in June.  You can sign up from our website or any email, facebook or other link we provide.  It is very important that you send us an email and let us know when you sign up. Art Play Date does not tell us the names of the people that sign up through us.  In the email please give us your name, date and time you registered for Art Play Date so we can register you for the FREE June class.   We will reply to your email so you know we have you registered..

Click here for more information or to sign up now...


Click Here to Read More About the Online Classes

You can sign up for any single or all of the workshops now...



To Register for Creative U Click Here


Laurie and Chris Haughey are once again teaming up to teach convention
classes that are both education and fun


Watch a video - A Quick Tip From the Creative Coach

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Another video is ready for you...

Watch a "How To" Video

Learn about using Basecoat Stencils and Brushes


Paint something that will make you smile...


 FREE Pattern for You!

Crafty Lady - Free Pattern

Use this pattern to make pins, tags or ornaments.

Click Here to Download Free Pattern


 Want to save time basecoating?  Use our basecoat stencils.  We have convenient stencil tables in the stencil section to show what stencils were used in each book and pattern packet.

Stencils Tables


Click on my blog for a free Gingerbread House tutorial


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OOOOPs - Missing items from books

"Simple Duets 3" book Click here to get the missing instructions

"Simply Seasonal Favorites" book   Click here to get the missing instructions

Simply Seasonal Duets Click here to get those images.

Sorry for the inconvenience.




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