Thursday, August 28, 2014

Canada Day Layout With Tayrn

Come and join me in making this fun Canada Day layout, perfect for all of those patriotic photos! It includes making your own pinwheels and accordion flowers. 
Canada Day Layout with Tayrn 
Cost: $22

Sept. 7th, 2014
12:30 - 3:30

Please bring your basic tool kit.

Mini Pop dots
Glue dots 
Glossy accents (if you have)
 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

For the Kids, Mini Albums, with Bonnie









These delightful mini albums make the perfect place to keep precious memories.

You have your choice of Baby Girl, Baby Boy or Colourful Kids minis. Each mini has four double sided pages with tags, pockets and pullouts. There is even a mini album within the mini album; tons of room for pictures and journaling.

What a keepsake to give to new parents, grandparents or make for your self.

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

Saturday, September 20, 2014

10:00 am to 2:30 pm

$32.00

Supplies to bring to class:

  • Basic tool kit including regular and thin pop dots
  • Sook wang tape in sizes 12mm, 7mm and 3mm
  • Liquid adhesive such as Tombow Mono or a tape runner – your choice
  • Non stick craft mat for inking on
  • Ink blending tool with a clean foam
  • Scissors, tweezers, glossy accents
  • Tim Holtz distress ink; for baby girl album you need Tattered Rose and for baby boy album you need Iced Spruce (the Colourful Kids album was not inked)
  • Lunch/snack/drink if you wish; we will take a short break

September 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 features a fall themed all occasion card with a touch of flower soft, as well as a Christmas card embossed and die cut with a shaped poinsettia, micro beads and holly leaves.

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

Sunday, September 28, 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 & foam
  • Tim Holtz distress inks; Fired Brick, Rusty Hinge (if you have them, I will bring mine to class for students use)
  • Glossy Accents
  • McGill flower shaper mat & tools (if you have)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Summer Mini Album, with Bonnie





It looks like summer has definitely arrived in the Okanagan and is planning on staying awhile. The weather is perfect for snapping some great photographs to preserve those summer memories.

Not only is the weather hot but trailers are hot too! You have seen these cute retro trailers on everything from papers to stamps to dies. This cute little album is summer themed and perfect for those great photo memories.

We will bind this mini using the Cinch binding machine. If you have one and have never used it, now you get to learn how.

Call or drop into the store to register; 250-769-1257.

Date:
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time:
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Cost:
$32.00

Supply List to bring to class:

  • Basic tool kit with wet glue - Tombow Mono
  • Scissors
  • Scotch tape
  • Repositionable tape runner if you have one
  • Glue stick such as Tombow or Uhu
  • Brayer if you have one or a bone folder
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad – Vintage Photo
  • Bring a lunch or snack; we will take a small break

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Steampunk Trio with Charmagne




Good byes are always hard.  For those of you who haven't heard, I am moving to Vancouver at the end of August.  I will miss all of my crafty friends most of all!  In appreciation of your support, creativeness and just plain FABULOUSNESS... I am hosting a free class day on Saturday, August 16, 2014!

This trio includes two cards and a oversized tag.  Each card is filled with various dies and metallics that will make every steampunk fanatic drool!  We will explore the wonderful world of metallic rub ons while using a variety of dies and Tim Holtz's stamp set, "Random Quotes".  There are only twelve spots for this class, so sign up today!

Date:  Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time:  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cost:  FREE!

Supplies Needed:

  • Basic Kit including clear drying glue with a fine tip, pop dots,tweezers, blending tool and foams
  • Metallic rub ons in golds, coppers, silvers and reds, greens and yellows
  • Craft mat
  • Distressing tool
  • Tim Holtz Distress Inks in Old Paper, Black Soot, Rusty Hinge, Crushed Olive, Pumice Stone, Bundled Sage

Free layout Class with Charmagne



Good byes are always hard.  For those of you who haven't heard, I am moving to Vancouver at the end of August.  I will miss all of my crafty friends most of all!  In appreciation of your support, creativeness and just plain FABULOUSNESS... I am hosting a free class day on Saturday, August 16, 2014!

 This layout is using the Simple Stories paper line "Home Spun". Learn how to use transparent tape to create faux banners and a way to use up all those little leftover paper pieces we all have lying around.  This class is limited to eight spots, so register today!

Date:  Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time:  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:  FREE!

Supplies Needed:

  • basic kit including pop dots and tweezers
  • fine liner black ink pen
  • scotch tape 
  • memento ink in Rhubarb Stalk, Tuxedo Black and Teal Zeal (if you have them)
  • Craft mat and blending tool with foams
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Pumice Stone

Monday, July 28, 2014

Friendship Cards, with Taryn


With summer here, I wanted to create some pretty feminine cards to give to girlfriends or any special lady in your life. These are perfect to give for birthday's, weddings or just thinking of you cards.

You will be coloring on vellum die cuts with Tombow markers, edge punching, embossing with the cuttle bug and building flowers.

Class Date: August 17th

Time:1:00pm to 3:30pm

Cost $22.00

For this class you will need the following:

Glue dots

Tweezers

Ink blending tool and foams

Tim Holtz Scattered Straw Distress Ink (if you have it, I will bring mine for student use)

Tombow Markers (If you have these, I will bring mine for student use)

Pink (772)

Yellow (020)

Purple (623)

Blue (451)

Blender Pen (N00)


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