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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!

Beginner Card Making with Bonnie

Discover how easy it is to make your own greeting cards.

This class is an introduction into the fabulous and popular hobby of card making.

I will discuss basic paper crafting supplies such as paper trimmers, score boards, adhesives and inks and how to use them. You will learn how to mat different layers on your cards, pop items up and how to ink the edges.

You will complete four beginner cards to practice the knowledge you’ve learned.

Class Date, Time, Cost
Wednesday July 18, 10:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Call the store to register – 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring to class:
As a beginner you may not have a lot of supplies but bring any adhesives, scissors and a paper trimmer if you have one.
I will have supplies available for student use.

Stamperia Memories Mini Album with Bonnie

This gorgeous Ceremony paper pack from Stamperia inspired this mini album.

There are numerous flips and flaps, pockets and tags; room for tons of photos. This mini is perfect for a wedding album or any occasion album.

As a bonus, you will receive measurements and instructions to construct a box to house this mini; great for displaying and storing it.

Class Date, Time, Cost
Saturday, June 23, 2018
10:00 am to 3:30ish pm
Bring a lunch/snack/drink we will take a break

This class has limited seating.
Call the store to register – 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Basic tool kit
  • Scissors, bone folder, pencil, eraser, ruler (Tim Holtz if you have one)
  • Sook Wang two sided tape also known as Be Creative tape – bring all the sizes you have as you will use a lot
  • 9 pairs of small magnets such as the Basic Grey (they come in a package of 10 pairs and are available for purchase at the store)
  • Antique Linen and Tattered Rose Distress Ink pads if you have them and ink blending tool with clean foams

The 4 metal corners come in a package of 12 (4 each of 3 different colours) and are optional. If you wish to purchase them, let the store know when you register and a set will be ordered and set aside for you.

Alcohol Ink Canvas, with Alice

Alcohol Inks on Canvas by Alice Tunnell from Aqua Artistry and Design

Date: Saturday, June 16th
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $65.00, and I supply everything.

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.

This will be a 3-hour workshop where you will get a chance to experiment with alcohol inks if you have not had any experience with them, or work on a special technique you want to try. Then you will work on an 8 X 10 canvas to make a landscape, flower, abstract design, anything that appeals to you. I will have some samples of pictures that might give you some ideas, or you can bring samples of pictures that you like. I will provide the alcohol inks, Yupo paper to experiment on, a 8 X 10 Canvas, Brushes, and all other supplies. I have provided a picture below as an example of an alcohol ink landscape painted on an 8 X 10 canvas.

What you need to bring is an apron and your creativity.

Father's Day Card Class with Marcy

Join me in creating 4 fun cards for the men in our lives.  We will be featuring Elizabeth Crafts "Vintage Gentleman" die set to make these cards. A selection of sentiments will be available for you to choose from.  We will be making 1 card a 5x7 for something a little different!

Date: Sunday June 10
Time: 12:30 to 2:30pm
Cost:  $26

Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register.

Supplies to bring:

Basic Tool kit which includes:
-Non-stick craft mat (we require this for all classes to protect out tables)
- Adhesives (dry, liquid and glue dots)
- Dimensional adhesive (foam squares or foam tape)
- Scotch tape
- Scissors
- tweezers
- bone folder
- baby wipes
- paper towel

Supplies to bring if you have:
A brown distress ink of your choice (I used Vintage photo)

Country Cowboy/Cowgirl Folio Album, with Bonnie K.

Come join Bonnie K. in making this Country Cowboy/Cowgirl Folio Album featuring Authentique's Frontier collection. This would be a great Father's Day gift album or you could change it up with Bonnie's help to add a feminine touch if you like.  There is a lot to this folio with waterfalls, pockets, flaps and straps! Feel free to add additional chipboard pieces for a personal touch.

Date:  Saturday May 26
Time:  10 am to 5 pm
Cost:  $85

Kits will be available upon request.

Please bring a lunch or snack as we will be taking a break.

Please call the store at 250 7691257 to register for this class. Spaces are filling up as Bonnie showed it at the store yesterday for National Scrapbooking Day!

Supplies to Bring;
Your basic tool kit.
Repostionable tape
Sookwang or Be Creative tape: all sizes
Recommended: Sookwang tape sheets
A shade of brown ink that you prefer and ink blending tool and foam.
Glossy Accents or Nuvo Crystal Glaze.


National Scrapbooking Day is Saturday May 5! We have a lot in store for you including special sweet treats, coffee/tea. We have a new paper line we are debuting that day that you don't want to miss out on (from Italy). There will be lots of make and takes! You won't want to miss this day. 
There will be make and takes for a minimal fee and lots of deals in store. Please bring your basic tool kit and come join us celebrating National Scrapbooking Day.  Make and takes will start at 11 am.

There is a rumour floating around that there might be chocolate too, lots of chocolate!

Acrylic Pour Coasters with Mindy

Workshop: 4 Coaster’s and a Pendant
Introductory offer $50.00
Date: Sunday April 29
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Call Memories and More at 250 769 1257 to register for this class!
Come and experience an interactive class, playing and getting messy with Acrylic Paints! Finished product includes 4 coasters and a pendant. The workshop will include how to prepare you coasters, and also how to resin and cork your coasters. The workshop will also include how to construct your pendant from start to finish.
Four techniques of Fluid Art will be taught in this class, so you have the opportunity to create your coasters in the style that appeals to you. The coasters will be available for pick up approx.: 48hrs after the workshop this will allow them to dry.
Resin workshops to seal the coasters are available at and additional cost of $15.00 or you have the option of leaving the coasters with me and I will resin the coasters for you at a cost of $10.00 per 4 coasters.
Items to bring:
Gloves (optional)
Paper towel (this is a fun interactive class that can get messy)!
A heat gun

One Sheet Wonder with Denica

Since the first One sheet wonder class was such a hit, we've decided to do another!
Using a wonderful paper from BoBunny's Garden Party you will make 10 cards with a cacti/succulent theme. My cards are flat and excellent for mailing, but are easily transformed by using a flower shaping tool kit.

Date: Sunday, April 29th
Time: 10 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: $30.00 Kits: $32.00
Please call Memories to register 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring:
- paper trimmer (A must as you will be cutting the main paper yourself)
- non-stick craft mat (we require this for all of our classes)
- basic tool kit including bone folder, scissors,  adhesive, ruler, pencil and eraser
- Wink of Stella (clear)
- Stickles Diamond
- thin foam squares ( large and small, white and black)
- Distress Inks in Milled Lavender and Forest Moss
- blending tool and foams or finger daubers
- flower shaping tool kit (if you have, and if you'd like you flowers to have dimension)
- A lunch or snack


Baby Boy or Girl Mini Album with Bonnie

These sweet mini albums are full of pockets, tags and flip out pages; just perfect for those precious baby pictures.

You will receive everything needed to construct the cover, binding and pages including the magnets.

Please specify Boy OR Girl when you register.

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Cost: $60.00

Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring to class:
Basic tool kit
Art Glitter Glue (if you have)
Pencil, eraser, ruler
Bone folder
Repositionable adhesive such as MyStik
Sook Wang two sided tape (bring the sizes you have)
Un-du (if you have)
Bring lunch and a drink. We will take a break

Alcohol Ink Workshop with Alice Tunnell

Come and let you imagination flow with Alcohol Inks. Alcohol Inks are vibrant and very fluid inks that react with isopropyl alcohol. They like slippery surfaces and can be tipped and turned or painted with a brush. You will learn lots of different techniques to use with them. Come and experience your creativity with this newer medium and have lots of fun while working with them.

Date: The workshop is on Wednesday, March 28th
Time: 6-9 PM
Cost: $50

Call Memories and More at 250-769-1257 to register. As numbers are limited in this class and I will need to get supplies for the people that attend, I will need to know by Wednesday, March 21st.

You will have the opportunity to practice and play on a small piece of Yupo paper to get see what it can do. Then you will paint 1- 6” ceramic tile and 1 – 9x6” Yupo paper with alcohol inks. You can work on a landscape either realistic or abstract painting. I supply the alcohol inks, spray sealer, and all of the accessories you will need to finish the 2 paintings. If you have a friend, colleague or older child that would like to come and participate, bring them too.

Memories and More has alcohol inks and Yupo paper for you to purchase and take home to continue creating with alcohol inks after the workshop.

Samples of what you may create are shown below.

Spring is Finally Here! One Sheet Wonder, with Marcy

Spring is Finally Here!  One Sheet Wonder, with Marcy
This is an amazing class where I will teach you how to make 14 cards out of 1 piece of patterned paper!!! (Hopefully this will become a regular featured class). In this class you will be making 14 cards using 1 piece of pattered paper and cardstock. the inside of these cards will also be completed as part of this class.
This will be a fast paced class so if you think you may need extra time, please feel free to pick up your kit the day before so you may do any inking or applying Nuvo drops etc ahead of time. Kits will be available on the Monday of that week if need be. Please indicate early pick up when registering.
Space is limited due to paper availability.
Date:  Saturday March 24
Time: 10 am to 2 pm (ish)
Cost: $32
Please call 250 769 1257 to register.
Kits will be available for $35.
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.
Baby wipes.
Also please bring:
Paper Trimmer
Bone Folder
Dandelion Yellow Nuvo Drops
Black Glaze pen
Dylusions spray in Vanilla Custard anhd Mushy Peas
Ink blending tools and extra foams
Distress Ink or oxide in a yellow and green of your choice
Glaze pen in black