Wednesday, February 3, 2016

FEBRUARY Stack A Stash, with Bonnie

On the last Sunday of each month, we teach a card class called Stack A Stash. Each month you will make two all occasion cards [theme to be determined by the instructor] and two Christmas cards. This is such a great way to start your stash of cards, and have them on-hand when an occasion arises.



This month you will be creating two Christmas cards, and two friendship cards.  I will bring various sentiment stamps for you to select from. We will be doing some water colouring with distress inks as well as some 3D flower shaping.

Call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

Date: Sunday February 28, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
or
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost; $22.00
Kits available; shipping 3.50 if applicable

Supplies to bring to class;
Basic tool kit
Tweezers
Glossy accents
Non stick craft mat
Ink blending tool with clean foam
Water brush or small paint brush and small water container
Tim Holtz Distress Inks; Weathered Wood, Frayed Burlap, Brushed Corduroy (I will bring mine to class for student use)

Suggested to bring to class IF YOU HAVE;
McGill flower shaping kit and mat
Clear star gel pen
Snow writer
Water based markers ie; Tim Holtz - Scattered Straw, Tea Die, Iced Spruce, Weathered Wood or colours of your choice
The largest acrylic stamping block you have to use as a pallette

Monday, February 1, 2016

Wedding/Anniversary Explosion Box Class, with Denica





If you have any weddings or anniversaries this year, you will want to make this gorgeous gift explosion box! 
The box comes with everything needed to decorate the inside, or leave it blank and add photos of the lovely couple for a personal touch.

We will be creating a lovely paper rose and using a ton of fun dies including the new MFT Tag builder 5 and the MFT Mini stitched scalloped squares!

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 10 am -1 pm
Cost: $32.00

There are no kits available for this class

Supplies needed:
  • Basic tool kit including tweezers and detail scissors
  • non-stick craft mat
  • wet adhesive (Tombo Mono Multi recommended)
  • Ranger Multi Medium Matte with a fine tip applicator ( if you have it, we will be gluing lots of tiny pieces)
  • Glossy Accents
  • Antique Linen distress ink pad and blending tool with foam (mini pad is okay)
  • Sookwang or Be Creative tape: 5 mm
  • Thin foam dots: small and regular
  • Wink of Stella pen: clear
  • "clear" Stickles
Supplies recommended to bring:
  • McGill flower shaping tool kit ( I will bring one to class, but if you have your own it would be a time saver)


Sunday, January 31, 2016

ABC's of Scrapbooking, with Hazel



Do you want to get your precious photos out of the shoe box or off your computer? For those of you who want to get started, this class covers some of the basic techniques required. During this class you'll create a 2 page spread while learning how to crop and mat your photos. Please bring 8 to 10 photos of one event or subject to class.

Date:  Thursday, February 18th, 2016
Time:  10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $20.00

Monday, January 25, 2016

Saturday Cropping with Memories and More



Saturday Cropping, with Memories and More.

Includes a pizza dinner and beverages for $10.00! You can bring a bagged lunch or go out if you like. Create scrapbook pages, handmade books, greeting cards, decor projects or whatever your heart desires! Bring your own supplies or purchase what you need at the store. We want to have a monthly day of fun creating with you! 

Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016.
Time: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Cost: $10.00

Friday, January 15, 2016

Sweet Sentiments, with Maresa

**KITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CLASS**




Valentine's Day is right around the corner! If you need a card to give to your sweetheart, one of these would be perfect; however, you can easily make all-occasion or friendship cards by swapping out the sentiments. [There will be a assortment of greetings to choose from.]

We will be covering numerous quick and easy techniques to create texture and dimension on cards, including a shaker card.We will be using oodles of new product, awesome new paper, and tons of new dies, including the adorable scallop dies from My Favorite Things.

If you can't attend class you can always order a kit, as I'll be including a photo tutorial on how to make a shaker card with the usual card assembly instructions. 

Date: Sunday January 24, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday February 5, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Kits: $25.00 
Shipping $3.50, if applicable

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- adhesive FOAM tape, or 3mm fun foam
- paper trimmer, to cut fun foam [if you are using that]
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Fine tip glue pen or Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- Glossy Accents
- scissors
- tweezers





Thursday, January 14, 2016

January Stack a Stash, with Maresa

**A LIMITED NUMBER OF KITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CLASS**



On the last Sunday of each month, we teach a card class called Stack A Stash. Each month you will make two all occasion cards [theme to be determined by the instructor] and two Christmas cards. This is such a great way to start your stash of cards, and have them on-hand when an occasion arises.

This month you will be creating two Christmas cards, and two friendship cards.  This "Amazing" card can be adapted for Valentines Day. If you wish this option, please specify "Love" when registering. If you do not specify "Love", you will receive the pieces to make the "Amazing" cards pictured above.

Call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

Date: Sunday January 31, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.[3 seats available]
Sunday January 31, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. FULL
Kits: $22.00 
Shipping $3.50, if applicable

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Fine tip glue pen or Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- scissors
- tweezers
- baby wipes & paper towels
- any "clear" Stickles
- an empty detailer waterbrush or a SMALL [1/8"] paint brush

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- non-stick craft mat
- Gold Stickles
- an opaque white pen
- Tim Holtz Distress Inks OR Markers:  Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick, Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers, Broken China, Scattered Straw, Hickory Smoke, Iced Spruce, Seedless Preserves, Tumbled Glass and Faded Jeans
- Tombow N89 Warm Gray #1



Thursday, January 7, 2016

MEMORIES Mini Album, with Bonnie

                                   





This gorgeous mini album has plenty of room for lots of your photographs. Whether they be a special occasion, anniversary, wedding or a collection of vintage photos, they all would look fabulous in this album. There are flip up and flip out pages with magnetic closures, tags and pockets throughout.

You will learn how to construct, cover and hinge a basic mini album. Techniques you can adapt to any theme for your future creating.

Class info:
Saturday, January 23, 2016
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost $48.00 SOLD OUT

Note; you will need to purchase or bring if you have them, one package of Basic Grey small magnetic discs. They are available at the store when you register. (no substitutes please)

Supply list to bring to class:
Basic tool kit including scissors, tweezers, thin pop dots
Wet adhesive (Tombow Mono suggested)
Sook Wang tape, 12mm and 7mm
Glue Stick such as Tombow, Uhu or Ranger
Pencil, eraser
Glossy accents
Bone folder
Lunch or snack and a drink – we will stop for a break

Recommended to bring IF you have:
3mm and 5mm Sook Wang tape
Brayer
Scotch Quick Dry Tacky Glue or similar tacky glue

Monday, November 23, 2015

November Stack a Stash, with Bonnie, Hazel, Denica and Maresa

                            





This is our last Stack a Stash of 2015, and we are having a special Christmas class, hosted by all four of our Stack a Stash instructors.  In this class we will be making four Christmas cards.

Call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

Date: Sunday November 29, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. [1 seat available]
Sunday November 29, 2015 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. [2 seats available]

Class: $20.00
Kits: $20.00  [Plus $3.50 shipping, if applicable]

Supplies to bring: [This list is in progress, please check back!]

- Basic tool kit, including
- glue dots
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- 3mm Be Creative tape
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Ranger Multi-Medium Matte [or a fine tip glue pen]
- Glossy Accents
- scissors for fussy cutting
- tweezers
- baby wipes
- any "clear" Stickles

 The following colours will match the paper, and were used on the samples, but please feel free to substitute brands/colours with what you have in your stash.

- Memento Teal Zeal ink, or Tim Holtz Distress Ink Broken China
- Tim Holtz Distress Markers: Hickory Smoke, ANY orange colour, and Peacock Feathers
- Tim Holtz Distress Markers: Tumbled Glass, Stormy Sky, Weathered Wood, Faded Denim and Broken China.  Any 3 will do!  Pick a light, medium and a dark; or, bring them all! ;)
or
- Zig Clean Color Markers: Cobalt Blue, Cornflower Blue, Blue Grey
- Tombow N89, or any light, neutral grey that can be used to create a subtle shadow

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- a corner rounder
- Turquoise Stickles, or something to match the paper






Monday, November 9, 2015

Tim Holtz's Holiday Memories, with Maresa

Red/Silver

Gina and I traveled to Michigan, back in September.  We spent an entire day making awesome projects under the tutelage of The Great Craft Guru himself, Tim Holtz.  This burlap panel is one of the projects that we made.  

If you want a chance to take a Tim Holtz style workshop, this is your chance. We will be creating an awesome 3-D burlap panel that is full of great techniques, and beautiful seasonal products.  
Green/Gold

Supplies are extremely limited for this workshop, so if you are interested don't delay; call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

NOTE:  While supplies last you can make either the red/silver, or green/gold canvas.  When supplies run out, you can still choose what colour to make your canvas, but the silver or gold accents will be determined for you.  Please specify your preference when you register, and I'll do what I can to make it happen. :)

Dates:  Sunday November 22, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Friday November 27, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

Cost:  $45.00

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- glue dots
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- Glossy Accents
- glue stick
- scissors & tweezers
- baby wipes & paper towels
- Tim Holtz Distress ink - a brown of your choice
- non-stick craft mat
- ink blending tool with a foam

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- Tim Holtz/Tonic craft scissors

Monday, November 2, 2015

Christmas Wonderland, with Maresa






Come to class and learn four different background techniques that will be a great addition to your crafting arsenal.  We will be using awesome Tim Holtz dies, and will be tweaking them to add interest and dimension.  This class is packed full of quick and easy tips and techniques that can be used time and again in cardmaking.

Call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

Date: Friday November 20, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday November 21, 2015 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Class: $25.00 
Kits:  If there is enough interest, I will consider offering kits.  Please leave your contact information at the store and I'll get back to you.

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- glue dots
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Fine tip glue pen or Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- scissors & tweezers
- baby wipes & paper towels
- Scotch tape

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Gathered Twigs [or a brown of your choice]
- Craft mat & Ink blending tool w/ foam
- Stickles, any "clear" colour such as Diamond or Crystal
- Stickles, Cranberry or Christmas Red
- McGill Paper Shaping Tools & Piercing Mat



Friday, October 16, 2015

Elves Make 12 Cards, with Bonnie







This popular annual class is back once more! 

This year I have chosen paper lines from Eco Park and Carta Bella. These gorgeous, glittery cards will be a great start to your Christmas card making.

You will make two of each of six different cards for a total of twelve cards; complete with envelopes too!

Come and enjoy a relaxing time with good company, good fun and of course good cookies! These classes fill up fast!  Sign up now!

Dates:
Sunday, November 15, 2015  (2 SPOTS OPENED UP)
11:00 am to 2:30 pm
OR
Saturday, November 21, 2015 (FULL)
10:00 am to 1:30 pm
OR
Monday, November 23, 2015
10:00 am to 1:30 pm


Cost:
$38.00
(Kits are available for $38.00 + shipping if applicable)

Items to bring to class:
  • Adhesives (your choice; Tombow Mono suggested)
  • Glossy accents (this is a must to adhere the chunky glitter)
  • Pop dots – medium and thin thickness's
  • Scissors
  • tweezers 
If you have the following bring them to class (optional)
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Tim Holtz Fired Brick distress ink
  • Foam ink blending tool
  • Bone Folder
  • Scotch Tape

A Victorian Christmas, with Bonnie





Join me for a fun and easy card class. Bits of fussy cutting, a touch of ink and of course snow and glitter and you have some beautiful cards perfect for giving.

Saturday, October 31, 2015
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
$20.00

Supplies to bring to class;

  • Basic tool kit
  • Pop dots
  • Craft knife with new blade
  • Cutting mat
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool
  • Tim Holtz distress ink – Frayed Burlap

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The Best Christmas Crop Ever!

This is It!  The event of the year!

Take Memories and More, add a Crop Till You Drop, mix in a terrific chef, blend in three united church groups, and stir it all together with the PSS scrappers group.  What do you get?  THE BEST CHRISTMAS CROP EVER! 

Well that is what we are aiming for.  We are planning a jam packed crop full of fun, surprises, prizes, games, challenges and oh yes, lots of time to work on your projects. Best of all this is a fund raiser.  All the proceeds from the crop are going to help  the Central Okanagan Refugee Committee!  So you earn good karma as well. 

This will be a fun filled day at Parkinson Activity Center.  This is the new building next to Parkinson Recreation Center.  Doors open at nine a.m.  and close at nine p.m.  There will be a full turkey dinner served at 5:30.  A continental breakfast of coffee, tea, muffins and fruit.  Snacks will be available through out the day.  Lunch is not included but Parkinson Senior Center kitchen has agreed to open for our event and will offer soup and sandwiches for a very reasonable price.  The coffee shop offers a variety of special coffees as well.

Please complete a registration form today AND MAIL IT TO THE FIRT UNITED CHURCH.  CHEQUES must be made out to Central Okanagan Refugee Committee.  Registration forms are available at First United, Memories and More or if you contact Mairi Forsyth she can email you one directly.

Don't be disappointed don't delay register today! 

Date:  Saturday, November 14, 2015
Time:  9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Location:  Parkinson Activity Center
Cost:  $50.00

Saturday, October 3, 2015

October Stack a Stash, with Maresa

**1 KIT IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE**





On the last Sunday of the month, we teach a card class called Stack A Stash, and it is hosted by a different instructor each month. It is such a great way to start your stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

In the Stack A Stash classes, you make two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards.

This month you will be creating two Christmas cards, and two cards that can be adapted for pretty much any occasion.  [There will be a variety of sentiment stamps available for your choice.] 


Call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

Date: Sunday October 25, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday October 25, 2015 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Kits: $20.00 
Shipping $3.50, if applicable

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- glue dots
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Fine tip glue pen or Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- scissors
- tweezers
- baby wipes

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- non-stick craft mat
- Quilling tool [such as the one found in TH/Sizzix Tiny Tattered Florals
- Stickles - Cranberry or Christmas Red
- Liquid Pearls - White Opal

Friday, October 2, 2015

It's a Lawn Fawn Christmas! with Charmagne




Who doesn't love Lawn Fawn's Christmas release?  Come and create four gorgeous cards full of sparkle, pops of colour and adorable animals. Learn the basics of watercolouring with various mediums including Clean Colour pens, Tombow markers and watercolour pencils.  Learn the mechanics behind shaker cards and peek a boo slider cards.  This is one time only class so register today!

Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost:  $24

Supplies Needed:
  • Basic kit including adhesive tape, clear drying glue, pop dots, glue dots
  • tweezers,scissors
  • Colouring medium of either Clear Colour pens, Tombows or watercolour pencil crayons (these images will be stamped onto watercolour paper)
  • Colours needed include:
    • two browns, one lighter and one darker
    • christmas red
    • christmas green
    • yellow
    • aqua blue
    • two greys, one lighter and one darker
    • orange
  • Fine tipped waterbrush or watercolour brushes
  • Four dimes
  • Stickles in clear glitter, xmas red and holly green
  • baby wipes

Saturday, September 26, 2015

ABC's of Scrapbooking, with Hazel




Do you want to get your precious photos out of the shoe box or off your computer? For those of you who want to get started, this class covers some of the basic techniques required. During this class you'll create a 2 page spread while learning how to crop and mat your photos. Please bring 8 to 10 photos of one event or subject to class.

Date:  Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
Time:  10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $20.00

Friday, September 18, 2015

Fun-Fold Poinsettias Christmas Cards, with Annette







Make 4 cards with the theme of Poinsettias.  Each is created with a different fold for 4 unique cards – the designs can be used at any time for any occasion:
Twisted Easel
Building Block
Diorama
Pop Out Swing

Supplies – basic kit
If you have a deep red/burgundy dye stamp pad pad, bring it along to see if coordinates with the paper used in the class.

Date:  Saturday, October 24, 2015
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost/Kits: $24.00