Monday, November 17, 2014

It's a Penny Black Christmas! with Mel



This is the perfect  class for anyone who looking to improve or even learn this great technique .  In this class you will be using Gamsol and Prisma Color Pencils to blend and layer colors together to create the look of Copics at a fraction of the cost. If you can color, you can do this class!
Pencils will be available for purchase at Memories and More and these will provide you with a good start or add to your collection. If you have been to my classes before you will most likely have the colors we will be using!

In this class we will be making 4 super cute all occasion cards to add to your stash.

Cost: $24
Date:  Sunday Dec 7st
Time: 12:30pm – 3:30
You will need to bring:
·         Craft mat (if you have one)
·         Old nail file
·         Pencil sharpener (if you have one)
·         Tweezers
·         Dry adhesive
·         Quickie glue pen
·         Gamsol kit
·         Prisma pencils 

PRISMA PENCILS
PC927 LIGHT PEACH
PC1084 GINGER ROOT
PC1082 CHOCOLATE BROWN
PC946 DARK BROWN
PC945 SIENNA BROWN
PC929 PINK
PC1005 LIMEPEEL
PC1097 MOSS GREEN
PC924 CRIMSON RED
PC937 TUSCAN RED







Advent Calendar, with Jolinda

The countdown to Christmas is on!!  In this class we will create both an Advent Calendar and a Countdown to Christmas in one project using Simple Stories’ DIY Christmas paper line, we will create a real DIY project!  And imagine the fun for your family as you watch the days fly by! 


Date: Monday, Nov. 24th
Time: 10am - 12pm

Date: Thurs, Nov. 27th
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost: $20

Supplies to bring:
Paper Trimmer
Corner rounder (small) 
Strong adhesive (sookwang is perfect!  I used 12mm) 
Scissors
Tweezers
Small hole punch
Liquid adhesives: 
mono or similar, 
quickie pen, 
Glossy accents

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

PRIZES, FOOD, FUN AND FOUR PROJECTS!
YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THIS ONE!

For our final Stack a Stash of the year, we are excited to present a little extra fun!  To celebrate we are inviting FOUR instructors to come and teach a mystery project.

We also encourage you to bring a few of your favorite holiday edibles to share with the class, as we will be taking a bit of time for socializing. :)

Please note the time changes.

Sunday November 30, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. [One SEATS AVAILABLE]
Sunday November 30, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. [ONE SEAT AVAILABLE]

Cost:  $18.00

Kits are available, upon request.  Orders will be accepted up until Saturday December 6, 2014, and will be available for store pick-up on Wednesday December 10, 2014.

Cost: $18.00

SUPPLY LIST TO BRING TO CLASS:

  • Your favorite treats/goodies to share with others
  • Basic Tool kit including pop dots, glue dots, quickie glue pen, tweezers, scissors
  • Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool with foam
  • a brown dye ink of your choice
  • a red dye ink of your choice
  • 3mm Be Creative tape
  • Score Board, [or paper trimmer]
  • bone folder
  • clear star gel pen if you have
  • Stickles - Gold, Star Dust if you have

Saturday, November 1, 2014

A Tim Holtz Christmas, with Maresa








The softer side of Tim!  We will be making custom backgrounds using using Tim Holtz products by Ranger, Sizzix and Stampers Anonymous.  Learn a few more ways to use your embossing folders, how to stencil, blend backgrounds and add some sparkle and shine to your cards.

If you are interested in learning some new techniques, plus a ton of tips and tricks to make your supplies more versatile, this is the class for you.

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

Dates:  Friday November 21, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4 SEATS LEFT
Saturday November 22, 2014 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  FULL

Cost: $25.00

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 of your choice
- Glossy Accents
- Scotch tape [in my opinion, this is a must!]
- Mini Mister, with water [optional]
- baby wipes
- Paper towel, or a clean rag
- non-stick craft mat & ink blending tool[s] with FOAMS [6 is recommended]

NOTE:  We will be getting very inky.  If you wish to save your manicure, please feel free to bring latex gloves in your tool kit.

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 inks:

Antique Linen
Iced Spruce
Tumbled Glass
Peacock Feathers
Gathered Twigs
Walnut Stain

Other items:

- McGill Paper shaping mat and tools
- Crystal, Stardust or another "clear" Stickles
- White opaque pen, such as Signo Uniball or Sharpie Extra Fine Point
- Versamark stamp pad


Friday, October 31, 2014

Sparkling Christmas Cards, with Julie

Sparkling Christmas Cards
With Julie

If you're wanting to add a bit more red and green to your Christmas card stash, this is the perfect time to do it! 










Date:  Saturday, Nov.22nd
Time:  10:30-1pm (bring a bag lunch if you want...treats will be provided!)
Cost:  $27

Supplies:
  • Basic Tool Kit
  • Snow Writer
  • Gold Glitter Ritz
  • White Chunky Martha Stewart Glitter (if you have it)
  • Embossing paste (if you have it)


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Christmas Gift Idea!

This Christmas, give a loved one the treasured gift of memories with this beautiful Altered Printer's Tray.  It's an elegant piece of Home Decor that you can personalize to fit in your or someone else's home.  We will be using the new gorgeous Kaiser Craft paper line called Rustic Harmony.



Altered Printers Tray
With Julie

Date: Saturday, Dec. 6th
Time: 11am – 1pm
Cost: $25.00 (tray not included)




Supplies:  
  • Basic Tool Kit
  • TH Frayed Burlap Ink, blending tool with craft mat
  • Distressing tool 
  • 7Gypsies Printer Tray White (must purchase)
  • LSG Mist Cocklebells Coral (if you have it)
  • 4 Sepia photos 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ribbon Card x 3, with Hazel














 For card makers everywhere: you get 3 cards, 3 colors, 3 messages, all from one design!  These ribbon cards will make a nice addition to your card supply.
Supplies to Bring: (if you have them).
You will require scissors, adhesives including 3D dots & flower shaping tools, ink blending tools & foam applicators.
Inks: fired brick, cottage ivy & purple
Date: Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30pm
Cost:  $20.00

Friday, October 24, 2014

Elves Make 12 Cards, with Bonnie

ANOTHER NEW DATE ADDED (FINAL ONE)
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2014
10:00 AM TO 1:30 PM





So excited to present this popular annual class once again! 

This year I have chosen the cute winter paper line from 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 2, 2014  FULL  
10:00 am to 1:30 pm
OR
Saturday, November 8, 2014  FULL
10:00 am to 1:30 pm

NEW DATE ADDED;
Saturday, November 15, 2014   FULL
10:00 am to 1:30

Cost:
$36.00
(Kits are available)

Items to bring to class:
  • Adhesives (your choice; Tombow Mono suggested)
  • Glossy Accents
  • Pop dots - medium and thin thicknesses
  • Glue Dots
  • “Glue Gloss”, excellent for applying glitter
  • Quickie glue pen
  • Scissors
  • tweezers

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

October Stack A Stash, with Julie



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.

In this class you will make two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards. This is a great way to start a stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.


This month you will be creating two thank you cards and two Christmas cards using a Spellbinder's window and gorgeous poinsettia. 
Sunday, October 26, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OR
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost $18.00

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit including pop dots 
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool
  • Tim Holtz distress inks; Tattered Rose
  • Snow Writer
  • McGill flower shaper mat and tools (if you have)
  • Embossing Spoon (if you have)








Tuesday, September 30, 2014

'Twas the Night Before Christmas Cards, with Bonnie






We all remember the wonderful poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and this year Graphic 45 has created a gorgeous paper line with the same name. You will love the vintage and classic images in this paper collection; perfect for us fussy cutters.

You will create four beautiful layered cards using distress glitter, glass beads and a touch of lace.

Sign up now!
Call or drop into the store to register; 250-769-1257

Date & Time
Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:30 am to 1:30 pm
$20.00

Supplies to bring to class

  • Basic tool kit including pop dots (thin & regular thickness)
  • Detail scissors
  • Craft knife with a sharp blade & cutting mat
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink; Frayed Burlap
  • Ink Blending Tool & foam
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Glossy accents (if you have)

Saturday, September 27, 2014

2015 Calendar Class, with Hazel







Ladies, this calendar makes a great Christmas gift for someone special or you might like it for yourself!!!
Each month is done according to season or special holiday.
This will help you choose appropriate photos.
Pop by the store and ask to see the calendar on display.

You will need your scrapbooking tools, paper trimmer, scissors, adhesives, etc.
Session 1: Bring, (if you have), red & yellow stickles, glossy accents & gold micro beads, teal zeal & peanut brittle ink pads.

Instructor:  Hazel

Dates: (There will be 3 or 4 sessions as required to complete.)
               Friday, October 24, 2014
               Friday, November 7, 2014
               Friday, November 14, 2014
               Friday, November 21, 2014 (if needed)

Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cost:  $100.00 (includes the calendar)


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Birthday Explosion Box Class, with Denica


In this class we will be making a cute gift and card all in one! This explosion box has a hidden surprise......a birthday cake, candle and all!

Sunday, Oct. 5th, 2014
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost $24.00

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit including detail scissors
  • Wet and dry adhesives
  • Thin 3D foam squares (white)
  • Glossy Accents
  • Stickles "Stardust" or "Diamond" 

Sweet Treats Cards, with Denica


We will be making three Sweet Treats cards using stamps and dies from Just Rite and Spellbinders. These will be great as birthday or any occasion cards. You won't want to miss making these sweet little cupcakes and ice cream cones! Space is limited and this class will sell out quickly! 

Saturday, Oct. 4th, 2014
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Cost $22.00

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit including: tweezers, Thin 3D foam squares (white), Scotch tape, Detail scissors and 1/2" corner rounder, paper towel or baby wipes
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Dry and wet adhesive
  • Ink blending tool and foam
  • Tim Holtz Distress ink: Spun Sugar and Faded Jeans
  • Tim Holtz Distress Markers in the following colours:  Mowed Lawn, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick and Wild Honey. If you don't have the markers but have the ink pads, they will work as well.     
  • Tim Holtz Fine detail wet brush (or small paint brush and Mini Mister full of water)