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Splendor Of Fall Folio, with Bonnie K.

Come and join Bonnie K as we create the amazing Splendor of Fall Folio that will hold all of your Fall and Thanksgiving memories. We will be using the fabulous Pleasant Collection from Authentique. The Folio measures 9 1/2” x 8” and will hold at least 25 4x6 photos. Date: Saturday September 29, 2018 Time: 10 am to 4 pm Cost: $52.00
Kits are available for $56
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. A Corner Chomper or 1/4 corner rounder punch. A brown ink of your choice for inking the edges and blending tool and foam.




Advent Calendar Christmas Book, with Bonnie K.

Come join Bonnie K as we create this amazing Advent Calendar Christmas Book. We build the book and the 24 special boxes. These amazing little bidding places can be filled with a special surprises for each day in December leading up to Christmas. The Book measure approximately 8 1/2 x 11 x 2. The boxes are 2 x 2 x 1.
This class is going to fill up fast so be sure to call now to reserve your spot.
Date: Saturday September 22, 2018
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Cost: $40
Limited kits are available at a cost of $44.
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.
Clear Wink of Stella.
Nuvo Crystal Glaze
A Corner Chomper or 1/4 corner rounder punch.
A brown ink of your choice for inking the edges and blending tool and foam.


Foam Flower Fun with Bonnie




These beautiful, elegant flowers are created using foam paper. So easy to make, they add a realistic dimensional look to your projects. They are a sturdy embellishment to add to cards and mini albums as well.

In this class, you will create flowers of various sizes and construct a wall hanging using some mixed media products; texture paste, stencils, gesso and tissue paper; such fun!

Date:
Sunday, September 9, 2018
12:00 pm to 3:30 pm
OR
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 3:30 pm
$24.00

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit including a non stick craft mat
  • Tweezers
  • Glossy Accents OR Multi Matte Medium
  • Heat gun and extension cord
  • 1” or larger paint brush
  • Small container for water
  • Paper towels, wet wipes
  • Gloves if you wish (you will have inky fingers)
  • Ink blending tool/tools with 6 or 7 extra foams
  • Tim Holtz Distress Inks of your choice (flower and leaf colours)
  • (I used: Wilted Violet, Seedless Preserves, Cracked Pistachio, Dried Marigold, Peacock Feathers, Spun Sugar, Victorian Velvet and will have them available for class use)

Optional items if you have:
  • Low Temperature glue gun with glue sticks
  • Tempered glass mat for heating on

September Stack A Stash With Bonnie







Back again! Stack A Stash will be held the last Sunday of each month, designed to teach you new techniques. You will be creating two Christmas and two all occasion cards, building a stash of cards to have on hand throughout the year.

September’s class will feature resist inking and heat embossing; elegant cards that are fun and easy to make.

Your four cards will be complete with sentiments inside the cards as well as matching envelopes; ready for giving.

Call the store to register today 250-769-1257

Sunday, September 30, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
$24.00

(Sorry no kits available)

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit with non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool with clean foams
  • Tweezers
  • Paper towels
  • Water mister if you have
  • Tim Holtz OXIDE Ink pads – Spiced Marmalade, Picked Raspberry
  • Tim Holtz DISTRESS Ink pads – Faded Jeans, Broken China
  • I will bring my ink pads to class for student use

Sun Kissed Folio with Denica





Due to the popularity of the first folio, I have decided to run this class again. This time around I am using the beautiful line from Graphic 45, "Sun Kissed".  The ocean theme of this line is the perfect match for your summer vacation pictures!

Date: Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 & 16
Time: 10 am - 4 pm both days. Bring a lunch or snacks, we will take a break.
Cost: $95

No Kits available for this class, sorry!

Please call 250-769-1257 to register for this class as it is filling up quick
This Class is now full. Thank you so very much for your support!

Supplies:

  • Basic kit including a non stick craft mat (we require this for all our classes to protect our tables)
  • detail scissors
  • bone folder 
  • Scotch tape
  • pencil 
  • eraser
  • ruler (I prefer the design ruler from Tim Holtz)
  • foam squares 
  • double sided tape (bring all sizes that you have, but be sure to have 9.5mm and lots of it. Tape sheets are handy as well)
  • liquid glue
  • paper trimmer
  • Faded Jeans distress ink and a blending tool for inking
  • Un-du (for those mistakes we all make)
  • Glossy Accents (optional)
  • Wink of Stella- clear (optional)
  • paper trimmer
  • 1/2" corner rounder
  • score board


Beginner Mini Album Class with Denica





Join me and learn how to make this super easy mini album. I will be teaching you the basics of making a hinge system, adding pages and inserts. This class is featuring the gorgeous Stamperia line of papers called "Sea Life". This paper line has been a favorite of mine since it came into the store and now I want to share it with you! We will also be using the coordinating  rice paper to make the cover! There is also a "hidden in plain sight" surprise, the light house lights up using a Memory Light!
There are only 6 spots available.
Only one spot left!

Date: Wednesday, August 29
Time:10 am - 4 pm
Cost: $45 (no Memory Light)
         $50 (with Memory Light) Please specify when booking

Supplies to bring:
- a non-stick craft mat. (we require this for all classes to protect our tables)
- basic tool kit
- bone folder
- 9.5 mm tape
- 3 mm tape
- liquid glue
-Weather wood distress ink and blending tool with foam
- scissors
- ruler ( Tim Holtz design ruler is best if you have one)
- paper trimmer
- score board



Beautiful Blooms, with Marcy

We will be making 3 cards in this class featuring Kaisercraft's Golden Grove Collection featuring these gorgeous yellow flowers; perfect for summer!

We will be using Prills to embellish these cards and doing some fussy cutting too.

Date:  Saturday August 18
Time:  2 to 4 pm
Cost:  $22

Please call 250 769 1257 to register.

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.

Items to bring if you have:
Green and/or yellow ink pad with blending tools.



Build A Wreath by Gina K. with Marcy

Gina K. Build A Wreath class is going to give your stamping platforms a workout!  Join me learning the techniques behind this amazing stamp set.  Gina K. has just released a fall Build A Wreath and I know a Christmas one is coming too!  You will be making 4 cards in this class.

We will be using Catherine Pooler inks to achieve these amazing results.  The colour of these inks is just incredible!  You will be learning how to do a basic masking technique in this class as well.

Date:  Saturday August 18
Time:  10 am to 1:30 pm
Cost:  $26

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.
No kits are available for this class, sorry.

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.

Items to bring if you have:
Catherine Pooler ink pads
Stamping platform - please bring if you have as this is a labour intensive class!
Gina K. Build A Wreath stamp set if you don't mind sharing with your partner.






Summer Fun Scrapbook Class, with Marcy

It's been awhile since we posted a scrapbooking class and I hope we can get a few people out to this one.  I have created 3 double page spreads, (6 layouts in total!) using Under The Sea by Echo Park.  This line is full of bright and beautiful summer colours to make pages that are as fun as the summer memories you have made!

Date:  Monday August 13
Time:  10:30 to 2:30 pm
Cost:  $36

Kits will be available at a cost of $42.

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.

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.

Extra supplies to bring if you have:
Heat gun.
Paper trimmer.
Tim Holtz Resist Spray.
Any white paint spray.
Versamark pad.
Nuvo drop in Dandelion, orange, blue, red.








Summer Breeze Large Mixed Media Tag, with Marcy

Join me while you learn some basics about mixed media while creating this stunning piece to add to your home.  This could be a great gift as well.  We will be using Tim Holtz mixed media tags to create these works of art!

We will be using exclusively Prima Finnabair products to create this piece.  You will be learning how to use 3D medium (adhesive gel) for adhering your pieces to the tag, using acrylic metallic paints, art pebbles, Alchemy waxes and much more.  The tag measure 6.5 x 12".

This class is great for beginners or intermediate to advanced.  Don't let fear hold you back!  You will love this!

Date:  Sunday August 12
Time:  12 to 4 pm
Cost:  $40

No kits available for this class, sorry.

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.

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.

Additional items to bring if you have:
Gloves.
Heat gun.
Glue gun.
Apron.




Summer fun with Marcy

Well summer has finally arrived and I have put together this class to celebrate!  Though the photos don't show it, there is sparkle and shine on all 4 of these cards using Avery Elle stamps and dies.  I loved putting this class together with such fun products!  We will even be using a die as a stencil and using texture paste through it.  We will also be exploring more blending techniques with Tim Holtz's Distress Oxide inks and using his Resist Spray too.

Date:  Saturday July 21
Time: 12:30 to 3 pm
Cost:  $26

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register. Kits will be available for an extra $2.

Supplies to bring:
Basic tool kit

As well as:
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink pads in pinks, blues, greens, yellows; whatever colours you like!  I will have mind available for use as well.
Wink of Stella, Clear
Uniball white pen
Black Glaze Pen
Glossy Accents or other gloss adhesive
Your choice of colouring implements (I used Zig colour clean, but you can use Copic, pencil crayons, Distress Inks with a water brush, etc).
A spray bottle






Hazel's Double Trifold Cards

Welcome to my Double Trifold Card Class!  This is for you aspiring card makers.  You will be making 1 stand-up cards from scratch. Please bring with you 6-8 photos of one subject (person, place or event). The pictures will be cut down to 3x5 so make sure they can be cropped or take them to your favourite photo developer and have your 4x6 photo resized to 3x5 to fit inside the cards.  I will help you choose cardstock and patterned paper to match.  You will cut 2 trifold cards with the Accucut machine in store.  You will cut, ink and assemble with my guidance.  You will cut dies with the Big Shot machine for embellishments and cut, stamp or print your word sentiment of choice.  You will also make an envelope using the WeRMemoryKeepers envelope punch board.

Date:  Wednesday July 11 or Saturday July 21
Time:  Both classes 10 to 12 pm
Cost:  $20

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.

Please bring:
Adhesives, paper trimmer if you have one.

If you are an experienced crafter, please bring your basic tool kit!