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The Paper Forest, Inc.

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12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
309-745-3440 www.thepaperforest.com

January 2020

Planner Party

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$5.00 8 tickets left

  Calling all planner obsessed people. Let's have a planner party! Grab your fellow planner friends and meet up at the Paper Forest once a month for a planner meet up. Bring your own planner and preferred supplies. This dedicated time will allow you to catch up on any notes/lists, review your goals from the previous month and set new ones, meal plan, and decorate your planner for the next month. Basically, this is a chance to reset without any…

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Private Birthday Event

January 24 @ 10:00 am - January 26 @ 2:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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This is a private card making class!  This group scheduled a private event, we can create one for you too! To create your own class, gather a few friends (our class minimum is four), and call the store to let us know what you want to learn.  We can schedule your private class for any day and time that we have an instructor available. The store is open regular business hours while this event taking place. Please come in and…

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Private Card Class

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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This is a private card making class!  This group scheduled a private event, we can create one for you too! To create your own class, gather a few friends (our class minimum is four), and call the store to let us know what you want to learn.  We can schedule your private class for any day and time that we have an instructor available. The store is open regular business hours while this event taking place. Please come in and…

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Bible Journaling – Evening

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 3 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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Fifth Friday – Blizzard in the Forest

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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  We have special crop nights whenever there is a 5th Friday in the month, calling these our "Fifth Friday" nights.  $20 fee includes dinner, snacks, door prizes and games.  Since we all NEED more things to scrapbook, we'll also be sure you have some good photo op moments! January brings you a Blizzard in the Forest. It's a white out. Wear all white or dress in your coziest winter gear. Let's dress for a blizzard in hopes we don't have…

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February 2020

First Saturday Make & Take – FREE

February 1
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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Pictures are samples of past Make & Take projects.    Join us on the first Saturday of each month for a quick make & take project. Each month you will make a card and learn a new skill. The designs and supplies are simple and show you how easy card making can be. All supplies and adhesives are provided. Bring a friend and do some shopping. FREE No sign up required 1 per customer Available 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

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Kids Valentine’s Day Class

February 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

  Instructor: Karla Hippen Join guest instructor, Karla Hippen, for a special kids only class. During this class each kid will make a gift bag, chocolate kiss treat box, shovel candy bag, and one to two cards. This class is a perfect opportunity for your children or grandchildren to make a personalized gift for their parents, grandparents, teachers, or friends. Students must be in 1st grade or higher and can be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Seating is limited for the…

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Crop Weekend

February 7 - February 8
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

One event on February 7, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on August 7, 2020 at 12:00am

The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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Our Crop & Shop Weekends are the ideal way to set aside time to work on your album pages, cards or other projects.  Enjoy time with fellow crafters and share ideas, too!  Spaces do tend to sell out in advance, early registration is highly recommended.  You can read more details on our Crop & Shop Weekends Page.   Friday evening only…………………………………..$10.00 Saturday only, all day…………………………………$15.00 Full weekend…………………………………………..$20.00   Spend $50 at any crop and your crop fee is waived.

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Explosion Album

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Amy Becker Amy is ready to show you how easy it is to make an explosion album. This unique photo album makes a great gift or keepsake for life's special moments. Pick your theme when you sign up. All materials will be hand picked for your project. All it takes is 5 sheets of double-sided paper, 5-6 sheets of cardstock, embellishments, foam board, and ribbon. Once you make one, you can pick out products to create more in the…

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Christmas Card Club

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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  Do you stress out when it is time to send out Christmas Cards? How many do you need? Do you have the time to make any? Where is your list from last year? Let us help you get ahead of the game and start now. Join the Christmas Card Club. This new group will allow you to make a few cards each month so when it is time to mail cards you are ready. The cards you create will…

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Card of the Month – Day

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 8 tickets left

Card designs are previous month’s samples. Photos for this month’s class will be added when available.   Instructor: Tami Chronowski Join us for a fun evening making cards & learning new tricks & techniques!  Each participant will get the supplies to make five cards, with instruction sheets and envelopes.  Tami is a card designer to the EXTREME, with hundreds of past students to attest to her skills as both a designer and a teacher.  She will be bringing fun techniques…

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Card of the Month – Evening

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 8 tickets left

Card designs are previous month’s samples. Photos for this month’s class will be added when available.   Instructor: Tami Chronowski Join us for a fun evening making cards & learning new tricks & techniques!  Each participant will get the supplies to make five cards, with instruction sheets and envelopes.  Tami is a card designer to the EXTREME, with hundreds of past students to attest to her skills as both a designer and a teacher.  She will be bringing fun techniques…

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Card of the Month – Day

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 8 tickets left

Card designs are previous month’s samples. Photos for this month’s class will be added when available.   Instructor: Tami Chronowski Join us for a fun evening making cards & learning new tricks & techniques!  Each participant will get the supplies to make five cards, with instruction sheets and envelopes.  Tami is a card designer to the EXTREME, with hundreds of past students to attest to her skills as both a designer and a teacher.  She will be bringing fun techniques…

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Bible Journaling – Evening

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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Planner Party

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$5.00 8 tickets left

  Calling all planner obsessed people. Let’s have a planner party! Grab your fellow planner friends and meet up at the Paper Forest once a month for a planner meet up. Bring your own planner and preferred supplies. This dedicated time will allow you to catch up on any notes/lists, review your goals from the previous month and set new ones, meal plan, and decorate your planner for the next month. Basically, this is a chance to reset without any…

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Leap Day Celebration

February 29
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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Join us for a Leap Day Celebration. We will have treats, a Free Make & Take project, and discounts. Be on the look our for more details.

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March 2020

Entre Nous

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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This is a private card making class!  This group scheduled a private event, we can create one for you too! To create your own class, gather a few friends (our class minimum is four), and call the store to let us know what you want to learn.  We can schedule your private class for any day and time that we have an instructor available.

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Card of the Month – Day

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 8 tickets left

Card designs are previous month’s samples. Photos for this month’s class will be added when available.   Instructor: Tami Chronowski Join us for a fun evening making cards & learning new tricks & techniques!  Each participant will get the supplies to make five cards, with instruction sheets and envelopes.  Tami is a card designer to the EXTREME, with hundreds of past students to attest to her skills as both a designer and a teacher.  She will be bringing fun techniques…

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Card of the Month – Evening

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 8 tickets left

Card designs are previous month’s samples. Photos for this month’s class will be added when available.   Instructor: Tami Chronowski Join us for a fun evening making cards & learning new tricks & techniques!  Each participant will get the supplies to make five cards, with instruction sheets and envelopes.  Tami is a card designer to the EXTREME, with hundreds of past students to attest to her skills as both a designer and a teacher.  She will be bringing fun techniques…

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Card of the Month – Day

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 8 tickets left

Card designs are previous month’s samples. Photos for this month’s class will be added when available.   Instructor: Tami Chronowski Join us for a fun evening making cards & learning new tricks & techniques!  Each participant will get the supplies to make five cards, with instruction sheets and envelopes.  Tami is a card designer to the EXTREME, with hundreds of past students to attest to her skills as both a designer and a teacher.  She will be bringing fun techniques…

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Bible Journaling – Evening

March 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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April 2020

AI Watercolor Class – Day

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 2 tickets left

Sample images will be posted once available. Instructor: Michelle Uhlenhake Michelle is back in town for a few days and she is making the most of it. Get out your watercolor supplies and create beautiful water colored images. Please bring markers, palette, brush and an acrylic block, and if you have the stamp sets, please bring those also. Stamps: 5122 - Bridge 5198 - Mountain 4962 - Rustic Cabin 5009 - Mini Flower OR 5074 - Bible Flower 5010 -…

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AI Watercolor Class – Evening

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$20.00 4 tickets left

Sample images will be posted once available. Instructor: Michelle Uhlenhake Michelle is back in town for a few days and she is making the most of it. Get out your watercolor supplies and create beautiful water colored images. Please bring markers, palette, brush and an acrylic block, and if you have the stamp sets, please bring those also. Stamps: 5122 - Bridge 5198 - Mountain 4962 - Rustic Cabin 5009 - Mini Flower OR 5074 - Bible Flower 5010 -…

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Coloring with Copics

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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Bible Journaling – Evening

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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May 2020

May the Fourth

May 4
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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Check back for details on our fun plans for the day.

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Entre Nous

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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This is a private card making class!  This group scheduled a private event, we can create one for you too! To create your own class, gather a few friends (our class minimum is four), and call the store to let us know what you want to learn.  We can schedule your private class for any day and time that we have an instructor available.

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Bible Journaling – Evening

May 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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Fifth Friday

May 29 @ 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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  We have special crop nights whenever there is a 5th Friday in the month, calling these our "Fifth Friday" nights.  $20 fee includes dinner, snacks, door prizes and games.  Since we all NEED more things to scrapbook, we'll also be sure you have some good photo op moments! Each Fifth Friday has a special theme. Be on the look out for the next theme so you can plan your outfit accordingly. Our Fifth Friday crops are VERY popular and tend…

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June 2020

Bible Journaling – Evening

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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July 2020

Entre Nous

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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This is a private card making class!  This group scheduled a private event, we can create one for you too! To create your own class, gather a few friends (our class minimum is four), and call the store to let us know what you want to learn.  We can schedule your private class for any day and time that we have an instructor available.

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Summer Small Business Saturday

July 18
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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Stay tuned for details on our Summer Small Business Saturday!  

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Bible Journaling – Evening

July 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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Fifth Friday

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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  We have special crop nights whenever there is a 5th Friday in the month, calling these our "Fifth Friday" nights.  $20 fee includes dinner, snacks, door prizes and games.  Since we all NEED more things to scrapbook, we'll also be sure you have some good photo op moments! Each Fifth Friday has a special theme. Be on the look out for the next theme so you can plan your outfit accordingly. Our Fifth Friday crops are VERY popular and tend…

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August 2020

Bible Journaling – Evening

August 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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September 2020

Entre Nous

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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This is a private card making class!  This group scheduled a private event, we can create one for you too! To create your own class, gather a few friends (our class minimum is four), and call the store to let us know what you want to learn.  We can schedule your private class for any day and time that we have an instructor available.

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Bible Journaling – Evening

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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October 2020

Bible Journaling – Evening

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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Fifth Friday

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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  We have special crop nights whenever there is a 5th Friday in the month, calling these our "Fifth Friday" nights.  $20 fee includes dinner, snacks, door prizes and games.  Since we all NEED more things to scrapbook, we'll also be sure you have some good photo op moments! Each Fifth Friday has a special theme. Be on the look out for the next theme so you can plan your outfit accordingly. Our Fifth Friday crops are VERY popular and tend…

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November 2020

Entre Nous

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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This is a private card making class!  This group scheduled a private event, we can create one for you too! To create your own class, gather a few friends (our class minimum is four), and call the store to let us know what you want to learn.  We can schedule your private class for any day and time that we have an instructor available.

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Bible Journaling – Evening

November 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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$15.00 4 tickets left

Instructor: Heidi Stork In this class series, you will learn different techniques for the increasingly popular Bible Journaling. Instructor, Heidi Stork will show you ways to incorporate art into your devotional time and use creativity as an expression of worship. Learn different ways to artistically highlight your favorite passages and draw attention to the words your heart and mind need most. Most supplies are provided for each class. You need to bring your own journaling bible. We also recommend you…

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Small Business Saturday

November 28
The Paper Forest, Inc., 12 Washington Plaza
Washington, 61571 United States
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