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Updated 10/4/15


  Orders Placed After Friday,10/2/15 (except for specified 2015 Spooktacular items)  Will Be Shipped After We Return From the Net Painting Convention on 10/15/15. Thanks.


*Note:  The Fall Spooktacular online workshop was scheduled to start on October 5th.  We had our trailer breakdown on our trip to New England and are stuck in Indiana waiting to get it fixed and have had to push the date back in order to get our materials up.  The workshop will be open October 12 at the latest.  Participants will be notified as soon as it becomes available.

Announcing our 2015 Fall Spooktacular

Join us for a “one of a kind” Fall Spooktacular Event.  This special workshop features 4 exclusive projects that have never been published anywhere else before.  Learn some fun new tricks using stamps, stencils and new techniques.  You will be treated to our new expanded formats, more detailed characters and backgrounds and fun surfaces (including a brand new pumpkin shape.  This is a smaller version of our pumpkin we used in our Holiday Craze book).

4 Fun Exclusive Projects


Enjoy 2 fall themed projects, 1 Halloween project and 1 Thanksgiving project.

New Formats  --- Early Order Deals for a limited time only

We are proud to offer options:

1.       Digital Workshop Only.  $34.95

Enjoy your workshop doing our online class at your own convenience.  Unlimited access to all 4  videos, instructions and linework.  You can print out your own patterns and photos. You provide your own surfaces. 

2.       Patterns Only.  $32

Some people don’t want or need the videos so this one is just for you.  Get all 4 patterns in a deluxe format.  These are only available as a set.  Large color photos and extra pics showing steps along the way.  New larger 8.5” x 11” size.

3.       NEW DVD Option – the new option gives you a DVD collection of the digital classes and digital pattern packets for all 4 projectsThis is perfect for anyone who has trouble receiving and viewing videos online. 

4.       Fall Spooktacular Surfaces Kit.  $34.95

You get all four surfaces.  Jumbo Tag and Base, NEW Medium Grooved Pumpkin, Fancy Plaque and Medium Palette Board.  Includes Priority Shipping in the US. 


*International customers need to contact us for more shipping information and pricing. 


Early Birds get best deals!

These deals end Sunday 10/4/15 11:59PM CDT so don't delay....

Digital Workshop Reg. $34.95 - Early Order price $30 - .will open October 12.

Patterns Only Reg. $32 – Early Order price $25 - Shipping will begin October 16.

DVD Option – Reg. $45.95 – Early Order price $40 - Shipping will begin October16.

Fall Spooktacular Surface Kit – Reg. $34.95 – Early Order Price $30. -  Limited number available – While our initial supply lasts.  Shipping will begin October 2.

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  Orders Placed After Friday,10/2/15 (except for specified 2015 Spooktacular items)  Will Be Shipped After We Return From the Net Painting Convention on 10/15/15. Thanks.


Laurie's Coach's Club Latest Patterns

             June/July 2015      August/September 2015

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

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


Check Out the 5 New Stencils and 4 New Pattern Packets Released at Hoot



August Online Club Project/Class

Not a member of our Monthly Online Club?

Click here to see projects release so far in 2015

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You Asked For It and Now They Are Finally Here!

Stencils are instock and ready to ship!!!


Correction:  We found that there was missing artwork in the "Simple Duets 6"

Click here to download the artwork for the angels

There also was a mix-up on numbers of the new stencils:

The new stencils numbers in that book are:

Farmstand Basecoat Stencil is BCS304

Baking Goodies Basecoat Stencil is BCS305

Market Basecoat Stencil is BCS306




Check out my Art Play Date project for 2015

Kit including surface, stencils, and stamps is now available under New Items
Stencils and stamp set are available individually

I am so excited to once again be included with 24 other amazing designers. This event has a lot to offer. 25 designers, 25 Videos, 26 weeks!!  All for one low price of $99.00. That works out to $3.80 per class.  PLUS…Sign-up using our link and you get a bonus from me!!! *

Check out the amazing line up of artists for Art Play Date 2015.  They are Kerry Anderson, Lynne Andrews, Deb Antonick, Rebecca Baer, Sheila Bergner-Landry, Sharon Chinn, Margot Clark, Debbie Cole, Chris Haughey, Priscilla Hauser, Kim Hogue, Erika Joanne, Barb Jones, Arlene Linton, Laurie May, Mary Owens, Gisele Pope, Golda Rader, Shara Reiner, Laurie Speltz, Carol Spohn, Lydia Steeves, Sandi Strecker, Judy Westegaard, and Kelly Hoernig.


* I am offering a bonus this year for everyone that uses our link to sign-up for the Art Play Date.  Here is how it works.  Use our link to enter the Play Date website and sign-up for the event, email us that you signed up so we can verify that you used our link.  Copy the invoice number into the message and gives us the date you signed up.  Those who do this will receive a $10 gift certificate from us!!!  That’s $10 bucks to use as you wish on our website!!!  

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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.

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Free Video starts Saturday June 7, 2014.  

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



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Watch a video - A Quick Tip From the Creative Coach

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Watch a "How To" Video

Learn about using Basecoat Stencils and Brushes



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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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