INKY HOT MESS
Events

​Registration
for our July Events is OPEN! 

If you do not have a tool listed for the workshop, please do not panic! Inky Hot Mess carries all of the tools required.

Registration is required for all events. Full payment is required at the time of registration. You can register for our events through our online shopping on our website or by stopping in our shop in Geneva. 

You must register at least 2 days ahead of our events. Walk-ins are not accepted. For Guest Instructor Workshops, please sign up as soon as possible. Most of their workshops sell out early! If we don't have the minimum number of students required by each Guest Instructor, the workshop can be canceled up to 14 days before the scheduled workshop.

Events must be paid in full at the time of registration. Cancellations must occur at least 72 hours before the Workshop begins in order to received Store Credit. Guest Instructor Workshop Fees are not refundable. If you are unable to attend a Workshop, please ask if a kit can be made for you. Crop fees are not refundable.


Craft Days:
Craft Days are Tuesdays 11am - 2pm.

During our Craft Days, you can come into the shop and assemble one of our Paper Crafting Kits you've purchased. We will provide assistance as you need. All of our Paper Crafting Kits come with instructions.

We will be releasing Paper Crafting Kits every month! They will range from scrapbooking layouts, pocket scrapbooking cards, cards, stamping projects, mixed media projects, shadowboxes, journals, and much more!

There is no fee for Craft Days. You just need to purchase one of our Paper Crafting Kits. Register on our website or in our shop in Geneva.

Upcoming Craft Days:
July 11th
July 18th
July 25th
 


Thursday Crop:
Every Thursday is our Crop Day. Our Thursday Crop is FREE and runs from 11am until 11pm. What's a crop? A crop is the paper crafting version of a quilting bee. You simply bring a project you'd like to work on and make major progress in it's completion. What project? A pile of photos that need scrapbooking. Create layouts with those photos. Make a mountain of cards or invitations. Assemble journals.

Thursday Crops are no frills. All meals are on your own. We have menus available for many restaurants. Several will deliver to our shop.​

Register on our website or in our shop in Geneva.​

Upcoming Thursday Crop:
July 6th
July 13th
July 20th
July 27th
 
All Day Saturday Crop! Saturday, July 1st we will be hosting our first All Day Saturday Crop in our new shop! The crop begins at 9 am and ends at 11pm. Lunch, dinner, snacks, and beverages are included. The fee for the Grand Opening All Day Crop will be $25.

Seating is limited! Registration is required. You can register online on our website through our Events page or in person at our shop in the JRB Commons, 590 Pre Emption Road in Geneva. We are unable to accept registrations over the phone as we are not able to take credit cards over the phone due to the chip in them. Please call our shop at 315-325-4554 or email us if you have any questions!

​Register on our website or in our shop in Geneva.​

Upcoming All Day Saturday Crop:
July 1st
 
​Planners have taken the world by storm. Want to learn about planners? Already loving planners? Join our Planner Girl Meetup!

Each month we will prepare a themed kit for your planner! We will work on our dashboard and embellishing. You will receive stickers, die cuts, and papers cut to size to use. We will have planner stamps, journaling pens, and additional embellishments available to use. Embellishments may include washi tape, shaped clips, die cuts, Wood Chips (Inky Hot Mess exclusives), sticky notes, stickers, enamel dots, and more. These will vary each month. The fee for the Planner Girl Meetup is $15.

You will need to bring the following tools with you for the Planner Girl Meetup
  • Tape runner adhesive with refills
  • Scissors
  • Your Planner (If you have one)
**Please note: This event is not child friendly. ALL attendees MUST register.**

Upcoming Planner Girl Meetups:
July 8th 1pm - 3pm
 
Inky Hot Mess is happy to introduce you to Susan Barnes! She will be teaching mixed media workshops. Her first one is a Beach Mixed Media Canvas. You will use a variety of mediums including Tim Holtz Distress Paints, Collage Medium, papers, and assorted embellishments. The fee for Susan's Mixed Media Canvas is $25 and all materials are included.

You will need the following tools:
  • ​Ranger Craft Sheet or Ken Oliver's Best Ever Craft Mat 
  • Tape runner adhesive with refills
  • Scissors
  • Paint Brushes
  • Tim Holtz's College Medium Brush
  • Cup for water
  • Heat It Tool
  • Black & White Paint Pens
Upcoming Susan's Mixed Media Canvas:
July 11th 6pm - 9pm
 
​Each month Heartfelt Creations releases a new collection on the second Wednesday of the month. Inky Hot Mess will be celebrating their new collection! Their collections contain a 12x12 paper pad along with an assortment of coordinating stamps and dies. At our Release Party, you will get to make 2 cards with these new papers, stamps, and dies. You will also have an opportunity to preorder the new releases at a discount. 

The new collection is on display at our retail shop in Geneva. We will also have several projects made using this collection for viewing.

You will need to bring the following tools with you for the Release Party:
  • Ranger Craft Sheet or Ken Oliver's Best Ever Craft Mat 
  • Tape runner adhesive with refills
  • Ranger's Multi Medium Matte
  • Scissors
  • Paper trimmer
  • Foam pop dots

The fee for the Heartfelt Creations Release Party is $5 which includes the materials needed to complete the 2 cards we will make. During the Release Party, you can PRE-ORDER all of the items in the collection:

PRE-ORDER any items and save 10%
PRE-ORDER the I WANT IT ALL collection and save 20%

***ALL Attendees MUST register in advance.*** Once registered, you may stop by anytime between 11am and 5pm to make your cards and see the new collection. July's collection will have a holiday theme.

​Upcoming Heartfelt Creations Release Party:
July 12th 
Stop by between 11am and 5pm!
 

Paper banners are great way to decorate you home with something unique and handmade. We will make a Summer Banner featuring products from Photo Play Paper and Echo Park Paper. You'll get hands on experience using the Banner Punch Board from We R Memory Keepers as well. All materials are included in the workshop fee of $20.

You will need the following tools:
  • ​​​Ranger Craft Sheet or Ken Oliver's Best Ever Craft Mat 
  • Tape runner adhesive with refills
  • Liquid adhesive
  • Foam pop dots
  • Scissors
Upcoming Summer Banner:
July 22nd 1pm - 3pm

​​ ***We will be adding photos of the Sizzix Workshop on Saturday, July 1st***
 
Every month Inky Hot Mess will be hosting a brand new Sizzix Workshop! This month we make 2 cards featuring a variety of products from Sizzix. We will make a Cupcake Card featuring the Cupcake Fold-Its Framelits by Stephanie Barnard and a Summer Easel Card featuring the Chalkboard Easel Card by Lori Whitlock. Sizzix has gracious sent us several products to give away during this workshop! The fee for the Sizzix Workshop is $10 and all materials are included.

You will need to bring the following tools to the workshop:
  • ​​Ranger Craft Sheet or Ken Oliver's Best Ever Craft Mat 
  • Tape runner adhesive with refills
  • Liquid Adhesive
  • Foam pop dots
  • Scissors

Upcoming Sizzix Workshop:
July 26th 1pm - 3pm 
July 26th 6pm - 8pm

​ ***We will be adding photos of the Sizzix Workshop on Saturday, July 1st***
 
​Each month we will be hosting Coffee & Cards at Inky Hot Mess. During Coffee & Cards, you'll have a cup of coffee from our K-Cup machine (or hot tea or hot cocoa) and make 2 cards. It's great time to sit, relax, and socialize with your friends. It's a light, slow paced workshop. Perfect for those who are new to card making or want to learn! 

We want your friends to paper craft with you! All attendees must register in advance. Every month we will make different cards. The fee for Coffee & Cards is $5.

You will need to bring the following tools with you for Coffee & Cards:
  • Ranger Craft Sheet or Ken Oliver's Best Ever Craft Mat 
  • Tape runner adhesive with refills
  • Ranger's Multi Medium Matte
  • Scissors
  • Paper trimmer
  • Foam pop dots

Upcoming Coffee & Cards:
July 28th 12pm - 2pm
 
​KaiserCraft makes wonderful paper collections. We will be using 2 Christmas collections - Frosted and Silent Night. You will have a chance to use additional supplies such as Glitter Paste, Wink of Stella, and embossing powder.

July theme: Christmas

The workshop fee is $18 and includes paper, die cuts, card bases, and assorted embellishments. The papers will be pre-cut to size for you. Card making experience is not required! 

You will need to bring the following tools with you:
  • Ranger Craft Sheet or Ken Oliver's Best Ever Craft Mat 
  • Tape runner adhesive with refills
  • Ranger's Multi Medium Matte
  • Scissors
  • Foam pop dots

Upcoming KaiserCraft Cards:
July 29th 12pm - 2pm