Sunday, July 27, 2014

August Stack A Stash, with Hazel

 
 
                                                                                   





 
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 class is an awesome way to start a stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

This month’s class will feature Memory Box, Elizabeth and Spellbinder dies.  You can choose the sentiments that will best suit your needs. 

All skill levels welcome!
Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Sunday, August 24, 2014
(one week early because of upcoming holiday weekend)
 
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OR
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: $18.00

Supplies to bring to class; (if you have them)
      
     1. Basic tool kit including pop dots, (two thicknesses) 
     2. Tweezers & scissors
     3. Non stick craft mat
     4.  Ink blending tool with extra foams
     5. Memento Inks: Northern Pine & Bamboo Leaves
      
      

Thursday, July 17, 2014

July Stack A Stash, with Bonnie




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 class is an awesome way to start a stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

This month’s class will feature a nautical theme card using the very popular Die-namics dies as well as a Christmas card stamped, embossed and coloured with Tim Holtz Distress Markers. You can choose the sentiments that will best suit your needs.

All skill levels welcome!
Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Sunday, July 27, 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 
  • Tweezers, scissors, scotch tape
  • water brush or small paint brush
  • Glossy Accents
  • Clear Star Gel Pen (if you have)
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Tim Holtz distress ink pads; Weathered Wood, Vintage Photo, Antique Linen, Fired Brick (if you have) 
  • Ink blending tool with extra foams
  • Tim Holtz distress MARKERS; Antique Linen, Fired Brick

Monday, July 7, 2014

By the Sea Layout, with Taryn

Join me in making this whimsical beach layout using Graphic 45's dazzling collection of By the Sea papers. You will be creating your own flowers, distressing paper and ink distressing as well. There is a fun fishing net with beautiful little shells through out it.

Supply List:

Basic Tool Kit
Pop Dots
Glue Dots
Tombow Glue

If you have the following please bring

 Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads

*Scattered Straw
*Vintage Photo
*Barn Door

Date:  Sunday, July 13, 2014
Time:  12:30pm to 3:30pm
Cost: $22.00

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Beautiful Backgrounds cards, with Bonnie

UPDATE; I have added two new dates for this class;

Sunday July 6, 2014 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
and
Sunday July 20, 2014 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm





There are many gorgeous printed papers out there to use as backgrounds for our card creations. Sometimes stepping out of the box and creating your own can be fun.
  
Do you need a different way to use all those embossing folders you own? How about all the cool stencils that we have seen and purchased and now ask “what do I do with these”?

You will create these four gorgeous cards using embossing folders, gesso, acrylic paint, embossing paste, stencils, embossing powder and my favorite, Tim Holtz distress inks.

Call the store to register 250-769-1257.

Dates & Times

Sunday, July 6, 2014 
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
or
Sunday, July 20, 2014
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Cost $22.00

Supplies to bring to class;
  • Basic tool kit
  • Pop dots, glue dots
  • Tweezers
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tools with extra foams
  • Tim Holtz distress ink, Stormy Sky 
  • Glossy Accents
  • Baby wipes, paper towels  
Items to bring if you have (I will bring mine for student use)

  • Tim Holtz distress inks Iced Spruce, Pumice Stone
  • McGill paper shaper mat and tool kit
  • Coffee filters (4 or 5 any size)

Friday, July 4, 2014

Butterflies are Free Card Class, with Hazel


You know I love those stand-up cards!  This one is particularly delightful for a number of occasions.  It involves a combination of dies with the base Butterfly Pivot Card by Elizabeth.  A touch of bling makes it special and you will also make an envelope to fit.  If you haven't tried the Envelope Punch Board by We R Memory Keepers, you'll see how easy it is to make the size envelope for every card.

Bring if you have:
1. - scissors & tweezers
2. - flower shaping tools & mat
3. - Tombo Multi Liquid Glue
4. - Memento Dye Ink (Summer Sky)
5. - Envelope Punch Board

Dates: Thursday, July 24, 2014 or
           Thursday, August 21, 2014

Time:  10:00am - 12:30pm

Cost:  $15.00





Thursday, July 3, 2014

Reopening Saturday, July 5th.

We have our new point of sale system up and running, but we want to take the next week to get very comfortable with it before we start our big sale.  Our current inventory is loaded into the new system and we are starting to enter the new product tomorrow.   You are welcome to come in and shop, take classes and crop as usual!  Thank you for your patience.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Inventory Still Underway

We haven't completed doing inventory yet, so will have to remain closed for two more days and will reopen on Saturday, July 5th.  There is sooooo much stock to enter into our POS and we're working hard at getting it finished.  Sorry for the delay!

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Important Dates

Summer greetings from all of us at Memories and More!  We will be closed June 30 and July 1 to do inventory and will reopen with lots of exciting new products including Memory Box, Poppy Stamps, Sizzix and My Favourite Things'  newest lines of dies, lots of gorgeous patterned papers, stamps and more!
An email will be sent announcing our "Sizzling Summer Sale" once we've got our new point of sale system up and running in early July.
Be sure to check our upcoming classes at www.memorycrafts.ca

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

10th Anniversary Make and Take Day

Join us in celebrating Memories and More's 10th anniversary on June 7th.  Four instructors will each be teaching a tag using one of Prima's beautiful tag pads.  There will be a $10.00 registration fee, but it will be reimbursed in the form of a store credit for use on make and take day.  We're looking forward to a fun morning or afternoon to show our appreciation for you!

Date:  Saturday, June 7, 2014

Times:  10 am to 12:00 pm or
             12:30pm to 2:30 pm

Cost:  $10.00 (reimbursed in the form of a store credit on make and take day)

Supplies needed:

Frayed Burlap and Victorian Velvet distress ink pads.
Ink blending tools and craft mat.
Stardust Stickles.
Paper Blossom took kit and foam mat.
Basic tool kit to include pop dots, glue dots, wet and dry adhesives and sharp scissors for fussy cutting.


Monday, May 26, 2014

June Stack a Stash with Charmagne







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 class is an awesome way to start a stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

This month our stack a stash cards are too cute to pass up! Charmagne has created cards using My Favourite Things stamps and Graphic 45's By the Sea Collection.  Each kit will include both a colour copied image and a stamped image for your convenience. Learn how to stamp and cut patterned paper to fit your stamped images.  She will also be doing a quick demo of how to colour faces and skin using a variety of colouring mediums so bring your colouring tools!

All skill levels welcome!
Call the store to register 250-769-1257


Date:  Sunday, June 29, 2014

Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
                          or
             1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cost:  $18

Supplies Needed:


  • Basic kit including pop dots and fine liner glue pen, piercing tool and detail cutting scissors
  • Tim Holtz distress inks in Rusty Hinge, Iced Spruce and Broken Glass
  • Liquid Pearl in Black Onyx
  • Stickles in a clear sparkle colour
  • Snow Writer or white embossing paste
  • Colouring medium of your choice


Friday, May 23, 2014

10th Anniversary Crop!



This June, we are celebrating our 10th anniversary at the store, so we are hosting an extra special crop at the store!  To show appreciation to all of our wonderful customers, we will be offering a day of fun, prizes, a pizza lunch and lots of time to work on your projects!  If you would like to join us, please us at 250-769-1257 or drop by the store to register.

Date:  Saturday, June 14th
Time:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cost:  On the house






Monday, May 12, 2014

Manly Man Cards, with Bonnie







Coming up with masculine card ideas can sometimes be a challenge when there are so many pretty feminine papers, dies and stamps in the store.

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to create some ”man” cards you will be happy to have on hand. You choose the sentiments you want.

These four masculine cards include some stamping, heat embossing, shrink art, eyelets, as well as different ways to fold the cards.

My favorite is the gear box card. It will fold flat and fit in an A2 size envelope for easy mailing!

You won’t want to miss this class!

Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Dates:
Thursday, June 5, 2014
6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
OR
Sunday, June 8, 2014
11:00 am to 2:20 pm

Cost: $22.00

Supplies to bring to class;

  • Basic tool kit including pop dots, glue dots
  • Tweezers
  • Bone folder
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool & extra foams
  • Tim Holtz distress inks; Gathered Twigs, Weathered Wood
  • Distress tool for distressing paper edges
  • White pencil crayon such as Prisma Colour and a sharpener
  • Gel Pen; Clear Star
  • Metallic Rub-Ons (If you have; I used Color Kit #1 and I will have a few sets available for student use)

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Crop

We are moving the Pocket Scrapbooking date to the second Saturday of the month starting with this months' crop.  Also, there will no longer be a page kit, but you will have all day to scrapbook at the store!  It's a perfect time to work on your pages in a relaxed and inspiring setting!

 Included in the fee will be supplies to create a special pocket or journaling block.   Special discounts will also be offered during the crop to all participants.  Please bring a lunch and snacks.

Date:  Saturday, May 10
Time:  10am to 5:00pm
Cost:  $5.00

Sunday, May 4, 2014

By The Sea All Occasion Cards, with Maresa





We will be water colouring Tim Holtz's beautiful nautical theme stamps, using a paper stock that you probably haven't used before.  The results are amazing, and so easy to achieve -- you will feel like an artist!

In class you will be able to customize your cards, choosing the sentiment that you wish to stamp on each.

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

Dates: Thursday May 22, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday May 31, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Monday June 2, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $22.00

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]
- Glossy Accents
- Scotch tape [in my opinion, this is a must!]
- Mini Mister, with water
- baby wipes 
- non-stick craft mat & ink blending tool with FOAMS [2-3]
- Fine tip water brush, like THIS [or a paintbrush]

Tim Holtz Distress Markers [or any brand substitute you wish.  For colour comparison, click HERE]
- Peacock Feathers
- Iced Spruce
- Evergreen Bough
- Pumice Stone
- Frayed Burlap
- Antique Linen
- Worn Lipstick
- Vintage Photo
- Wild Honey
- Weathered Wood

Recommended to bring: [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.]

Tim Holtz Distress Inks
- Vintage Photo
- Iced Spruce
- Evergreen Bough







Saturday, May 3, 2014

Secret Garden Layout, with Taryn



When I saw Graphic 45's Secret Garden paper I realized it would be perfect for the family photo's that we had taken by Daniela Sitar.

Come and join me on May 24th to make this beautiful layout perfect for Easter, wedding, family, children or baby photo's. There is a little bit of fussy cutting involved but I think that it is well worth it for the end result.

Supply List:

Pop Dots

Scissors

X acto Knife and self healing mat

Tim Holtz, Scattered Straw distress ink.

Cost $20

Date: Saturday, May 24

Time: 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Friday, May 2, 2014

Springtime Frolic Colouring Class, with Mel



This is the perfect class for anyone who looking to improve or even learn this great teqnique .  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!
Gamsol kits and the pencils will be available for purchase at Memories and More and will provide you with a good collection of pencils to get you started or add to your collection.

In this class we will be making 4 super cute all occasion cards to add to your stash.
Cost: $22
Date:  Sunday June 1st
Time: 12:30pm – 3:30
You will need to bring:
·         Craft mat
·         Old nail file
·         Pencil sharpener (if you have one)
·         Pop dots or foam 
·         Dry adhesive
·         Quickie glue pen
·         Gamsol kit
·         Prisma pencils

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May Stack A Stash, with Bonnie




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 class is an awesome way to start a stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

This month’s class will feature a masculine card with a handyman theme as well as a Christmas card with a wonderful snowman framed in snowflakes. You can choose the sentiments that will best suit your needs.

All skill levels welcome!
Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Date:
Sunday, May 25, 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 (tiny ones if you have) & a fine tipped glue pen
Tweezers, scissors
Black Sharpie marker with medium tip
Piercing tool (or a push pin) and a rubber mat (the McGill flower shaping mat will work or a soft mouse pad) we are poking holes
Non stick craft mat
Tim Holtz distress inks; Gathered Twig, Stormy Sky or a blue & brown of your choice
Ink blending tool with extra foam

Monday, April 28, 2014

Mom & Dad Cards by Hazel


Mom Card

                                                                                                                                                                   
Dad Card - Front View

Dad Card - Inside View

If you are an orphan like me you can turn these cards into "birthday cards", "thank you cards" or "thinking of you cards", by choosing the appropriate stamp!!!
There are flowers for Mother, and Dad will love the masculine browns and beiges of the Father's Day card.
Envelopes are provided.
Note: Please bring your regular card making kit with flower shaping tools and all of your favorite adhesives including 3D foam squares, glue dots & 2 way tape.
Also include the following if you have them:
1. glossy accents
2. preferred stamps
3. Memento Teal Zeal Ink and Vintage Photo Distress Ink plus an applicator and inking mats.
 
Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014
 
Time: 10:00AM - 12:30PM
 
Cost:  $15.00
 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Baby Album, Boy or Girl, with Bonnie


  




When I saw the new Pebbles “Special Delivery” line of papers, I knew a mini album was in order.

Babies and toddlers are probably the most photographed subjects, so I knew this album had to be able to accommodate tons of those precious photos.

There are four page layouts in this gorgeous album along with flaps, tags in each page and two mini pullout albums inside the album. One is even removable! Amble room for photos as well as extra embellishments and keepsakes.

A perfect album to give as a shower or grandparent gift, or make for your own little ones!

Please specify which album you want to make when you register.

The class will be taught in two parts.

Part 1: Thursday, May 1, 2014
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Part 2:  Sunday, May 4, 2014
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Cost: $45.00
Extra kits will be available for $40.00 

Supplies to bring to class:

  • Basic tool kit including a wet adhesive such as Tombow Mono
  • Pop dots
  • Sook Wang tape; 12 mm size
  • Bone folder
  • Glue stick such as Tombow or UHU brands
  • Tim Holtz distress inks; Worn Lipstick (girl album), Faded Jeans (boy album)
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool
  • Brayer (if you have)
  • Repositionable Adhesive tape runner (if you have)

Saturday, April 12, 2014

April Stack A Stash, with Maresa



What is Stack A Stash? 


Once a month we will be offering Stack A Stash, each month hosted by a different instructor. In these classes we will be making easy cards that can be adapted to any paper or sentiments.


These classes will be shorter, so that busy people will have a better chance of fitting them into their schedules. The class will always be the last Sunday of each month, so you can know well ahead of time when the classes will be offered. We will always do one Christmas card, and one all occasion card, but will do TWO of each design for a total of FOUR cards per class. Start your stash of cards now!

Come to one class, or attend as many as you want. All skill levels welcome.

Date: Sunday April 27, 2014
Times: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1 SEAT AVAILABLE
or
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2 SEATS AVAILABLE
Cost: $18.00

Kits are available for store pick-up, upon request.
Cost: $18.00

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- craft knife, and a cutting mat
- glue dots
- pop dots
- glue pen, or glue with a fine tip applicator
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Glossy Accents
- Scotch tape [in my opinion, this is a must!]

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Spring Gold Collection with Hazel

Spring Gold Collection




Bo Bunny has done it again!  The 12" Decal Vintage paper is great with the brown cardstock and cream embellishments.  The flower and butterfly dies enhance these special spring greetings.  Impress your family and friends with these lovely gift cards.
You will need the following supplies and you will find a list of all the dies used at the counter.



Supply List: - 3D adhesive
                    - favorite glue (I use Tombo Multi Liquid Glue)
                    - Distress Ink (Vintage Photo or similar color ink)
                    - Liquid Pearl (Bisque)

Date:   Thursday. April 24, 2014

Time:  10:00 am - 12:30 pm       (April 2/14 - 2 openings left)
             6:30 pm  -  9:00 pm       (April 2/14 - 4 openings left) 
                    
Cost:   $18.00