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Stack A Stash Wind Up Party!


Stack A Stash is closing out another year with a fun class with 3 instructors (Bonnie D., Mindy and Marcy). You will be making 4 cards in this fun filled class including prizes, baking and specials! Bonnie will be teaching a technique with her tree card using acetate and watercolour markers on Bristol paper. (Sorry I cannot seem to fix her picture below!)
Remember all Stack a stash classes now come with decorated envelopes and sentiments inside your cards!
Date: Sunday November 25
Time: 1 to 3:30 pm
Cost: $24
Kit available for green and pink cards only. Please call 250 769 1257 for more information or to register!
Please bring:
Basic tool kit:
Items to bring:
Basic tool kit which includes:
Nonstick craft mat. ***(We do require you always use this for any class to protect our tables).
Adhesives (dry, liquid, glue dots).
Dimensional adhesive (foam squares lots or foam tape).
Scotch tape.
Scissors.
Tweezers.
Baby wipes.
As well as if you have:
Ink colours and foam blending tools: Green, blue, pink
Copics or any colouring pens in pinks, blues, greens and reds

Water based markers in 2 or 3 shades of 3
Water mister





Decorative Glass Plate, with Mindy

Come join me and learn all about decorating glass using Gel Paste, Stencils, Media Alcohol Ink, Glamour/Delicate Acrylics and Glossy Varnish. In this class you will be able to pick and choose colours of your choice to decorate your glass plate. The completed plate is great for candy or cookies, as a jewellery tray or even as a statement piece.  This is a great gift for your friends and family, or even for yourself!

ONLY SIX SPOTS AVAILABLE

Date:  Thursday,  Dec 6
Time:  6:00pm to 8:30pm
Cost:  $25

Kit available: Not available at this time, sorry xx


Supplies to bring include:
Basic Tool Kit:
Craft Mat
Scissors
Tweezers
Baby wipes
Scotch tape
Pencil
Ruler

Additional items to bring if you have them:
Heat Gun
Rubber Gloves (optional)







Christmas Rice Paper on Canvas, with Mindy

Come join me and have fun learning about Rice Paper and how to apply and create on an 8.5 x 11inch Canvas. This is a fun project for all levels. This is a great class for those who have never worked with Rice Paper and would love to see the versatility and possibilities. For those who already work with Rice Paper this is a great Christmas Canvas for gift giving or displaying in your own home.  In this class you will be decorating the canvas using snow paste, glitter pens, acrylic paints, decoupage medium and stencils.

Date:  Thursday,  November 29
Time:  6:00pm to 8:30pm
Cost:  $25

Kit available: At this time only the Rice Paper will be available, sorry xx

Supplies to bring include:
Basic Tool Kit:
Craft Mat
Paper Cutting Tool
Scissors
Tweezers
Baby wipes
Scotch tape
Pencil
Ruler

Additional items to bring if you have them:
Brushes
Heat Gun
Apron (optional)





Distress Ink and Glitter Christmas Cards, with Mindy

Come join me and have fun making these gorgeous Christmas Cards with envelopes.  In this class we will be creating these amazing distress ink effects using only 3 colours!  You will also being stamping using two of my very own PipART Wild Life Adventure Stamps.  These are simple yet elegant cards that are easy to reproduce for your Christmas card giving.  Make a set of four cards that are great for all age groups, elegant and classy for women and masculine for men.

Date:  Thursday,  November 22
Time:  6:00pm to 8:30pm
Cost:  $25

Kits will be available for $28

Supplies to bring include:
Basic Tool Kit:
Craft Mat
Paper Cutting Tool
Scissors
Tweezers
Adhesives of your choice in liquid and dry
Pop dots
Baby wipes
Scotch tape
Pencil
Ruler

Additional items to bring if you have them:
Versafine Ink Pad Brown
Distress Inks: Broken China, Walnut Satin and Tea Stain (or any brown or blue colours of choice)







Stamperia Vintage Christmas Cards and Tags, with Mindy

Come join me and have fun making these vintage style Christmas Cards.  These are simple yet elegant cards that are easy to reproduce for your Christmas card giving.  Make a set of five cards and three tags, for your gift giving this Christmas season.

Date:  Thursday, November 15
Time:  6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost:  $25

Kits will be available for $28

  • 12 x12 Stamperia Vintage Christmas Paper
  • Matting Cardstock
  • Glitter Pen (various colours)

Supplies to bring include:
Basic Tool Kit:
Craft Mat
Paper Cutting Tool
Scissors
Tweezers
Adhesives of your choice in liquid and dry
Pop dots
Baby wipes
Scotch tape
Pencil
Ruler















Elegant Embossed Christmas Cards, with Mindy

Come join me and have fun making these wonderful Christmas Cards with envelopes.  If you have never worked with embossing powder now is the time!  These are simple yet elegant cards that are easy to reproduce for your Christmas card giving.  Make a set of four cards that are great for all age groups, elegant and classy for women and masculine for men.

Date:  Thursday,  November 8
Time:  6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost:  $25

Kits will be available for $28

Supplies to bring include:
Basic Tool Kit:
Craft Mat
Paper Cutting Tool
Scissors
Tweezers
Adhesives of your choice in liquid and dry
Pop dots
Baby wipes
Scotch tape
Pencil
Ruler

Additional items to bring if you have them:
Versafine Ink Pad Black
Versamark Ink Pad
Embossing powder silver or a colour of your choice





Christmas Peace, with Marcy

I'm back again this time with Christmas cards.  I just love the look of silver glitter and these cards pack a punch of sparkle for sure.  We will be making 4 cards featuring Memory Box dies.  These are simple yet elegant cards easy to reproduce for your Christmas card giving.

We will be adding texture and dimension to these cards using a Snow Writer and glitter.  as well, we will be using a super easy technique to add snow falling in the background.

Date:  Saturday November 17
Time:  10 am to 1 pm
Cost:  $26

Kits will be available for $28

Supplies to bring include:
Basic Tool Kit:
Craft Mat
Scissors
Tweezers
Adhesives of your choice in liquid and dry
Pop dots
Baby wipes
Scotch tape
Pencil
Ruler






Classic Christmas Cottage and mini album, with Marcy

Hello!  I am so excited to bring you this adorable Christmas Cottage with removable roof that will hold a mini album inside.  The walls inside are even wallpapered!  This is an amazing project to do every year.  Notice the house address is the year?  Great for bringing out year after year.  This is an amazing gift idea for grandparents or family members.

This amazing house measure approximately 8 inches high, 7 inches long and 4 inches wide.  The mini album inside holds 24 4 x 6 photos.

Bring a lunch and/or snack.  We will take a half hour break for lunch.

I HOPE to have "homework" kits available the week prior to pick up and prepare before class.  Check back for information regarding this.

Date:  Saturday November 10 AND November 11
Time:  10 to 5 pm AND 11 to 4 pm if necessary
Cost:  $60

Kits are available for $65

Please call the store at 250 769-1257 to register.

Please bring:
Nonstick craft mat.
Lots of assorted Sook Wang tape, mostly 9.5 mm
Liquid adhesive.
Scissors.
Tweezers.
Baby wipes.
Scotch tape.

Also necessary for this class:
Paper trimmer.
Large scoreboard.
Bond folder.
Tim Holtz ruler
Pencil and eraser.
Un-Du!

Please bring if you have:
Brown ink for edging with blending tool and foam.
Crop O Dial for hole punching.




O Canada Christmas Folio, with Bonnie K

Come and join Bonnie K as we create a unique Folio featuring Photoplay O Canada Christmas paper. This Folio is the perfect place to hold all your Canadian Christmas memories. This Folio would also make the perfect gift to send to family and friends. The Folio measures 9 1/2” x 8” and will hold at least 25 4x6 photos Date: Saturday November 3, 2018 Time: 10 am to 4 pm Cost: $53.00
Kits are available: $57.00 FULL Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.
Please bring: Basic tool kit which includes: Nonstick craft mat. ***(We do require you always use this for any class to protect our tables). Adhesives (dry, liquid, glue dots). Dimensional adhesive (foam squares lots or foam tape). Scotch tape. Scissors. Tweezers. Baby wipes.
Please also bring if you have: Paper trimmer. Score board and scoring tool. Scissors for Fussy Cutting Clear Wink of Stella. 1/4 Corner Chomper or corner rounder punch. Border Punch of your choice Brown ink of your choice for inking the edges and blending tool and foam.






Elves Make 12 Card Class with Bonnie






This popular class is back once again. Reds, and greens and a touch of glitter, give these cards a traditional feel.

In this class you will make twelve cards, two of each design.

Dates & Times:
Sunday, November 4, 2018 This class is full
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OR
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
OR
Saturday, November 24, 2018  2 SPOTS LEFT
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Cost: $40.00
Kits are available for $42.00 plus shipping if applicable

Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring to class;
• Basic tool kit that includes adhesive such as Tombow Mono, pop dots - (thin and regular)
• Non stick craft mat to work on & protect our tables
• Tweezers
• Fine tipped glue pen such as Zig or Quickie
• Glue Gloss for applying the glitter
McGill flower shaping tools and mat if you have
Gold Stickles if you have

MINC Foiling Part 2, with Marcy

I have had several requests for another MINC foiling class so I have designed this class with additional techniques from my original.  It's a great time of year to learn how to add more sparkle and shine to your projects!

We will be using stencils, die cutting and foil mates by Gina K.  We will be exploring how to use Deco foil transfer gel and toner pens and much more.

This class will be heavy on information, so please bring a notebook to make notes you will understand!

We will be making 3 cards in this class.

Date:  Saturday Oct 20
Time:  10 to 1 pm
Cost:  $28

Supplies to bring:
Basic tool kit which includes;
Nonstick craft mat. ***(We do require you always use this for any class to protect our tables).
Adhesives (dry, liquid, glue dots).
Dimensional adhesive (foam squares lots or foam tape).
Scotch tape.
Scissors.
Tweezers.
Baby wipes.


If you have please bring:
MINC machine
Notebook and pen.