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February Challenge Layout with Charmagne

Back by popular demand... a monthly scrapbooking layout class that challenges the way we work on our albums! Each first Sunday of the month, join Charmagne as she teaches the latest and greatest techniques in the papercrafting world. This months class will be focusing on the fabulous "Chalkboard Technique" that all the blogs are raving about as well as learning how to make "faux" porcelain flowers.  These techniques are easily transferable to cardmaking and are a tonne of fun to do.  Reserve your seat now!

Date:  Sunday, February 3, 2013
Time:  4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:  $24
Supplies Needed:

  • basic kit including glue dots, pop dots, double sided tape (including 3 mm)  and clear drying glue
  • tweezers
  • versamark clear (if you've got it)
  • UTEE (if you've got it)
  • White prismacolour pencil crayon
  • White opaque ink pad (if you've got it)
  • McGill Stylus set and pad (if you've got it)
  • Liquid Pearl in Buttercup, Royal Blue and Baby Blue.

Capturing Kids Layout with Charmagne

"Capturing Kids" is a layout class that I will be featuring each third Sunday of the month giving  parents and/or grandparents a chance to catch up on scrapbooking our little ones in our lives.  Each month will be a different theme with the latest and greatest paper lines and embellishments.  This months layout will be featuring handmade pinwheels and a 'faux' chalkboard technique.  I am open to themes, ideas and paper lines for this class so don't hesitate to ask me!  See you there!

Date:  Sunday, January 20, 2013
Time:  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:  $22

Supplies Needed:

  • basic kit including glue dots, pop dots and wet/dry adhesives
  • White ink pad (if you have it)
  • Black Opal and Cantaloupe Liquid Pearl
  • 5 photos in colour or black and white or a mix of the two

His ‘n Hers Desktop Calendars, with Bonnie

Since it is the beginning of the year there’s no better time to create his and her desk top calendars.  This project has tear off months and a small drawer in the bottom to store post it notes, paper clips etc.   

A fun class for all skill levels! 

Date:  Tuesday, February 12, 2013 
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm  
Cost: $20.00

Supplies to bring:

  • basic tool kit with wet and dry adhesives
  • scissors
  • Tim Holtz Frayed Burlap distress ink
  • ink blending tool
  • non stick craft mat
  • tweezers
  • score board (if you have)

ABC's of Cricut, with Hazel

Has your new Cricut got you a little bewildered, not sure where to begin?
Spend 2 to 3 hours with Hazel to familiarize yourself with the various possibilities that this great tool offers.
Date: Monday, January 21, 2013
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
12:30 - 3:00 pm
Cost: $20.00

DEF's of Scrapbooking with Hazel

You now have the ABCs under your belt, but there's a whole confusing world of scrapbooking out there. What do I do now??? Take the DEFs of scrapbooking with Hazel and learn about the various embellishments, colour choices and photo arrangements. This is a class to inspire you. Bring a note book, pen and your camera.

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2013

Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Cost: $20.00


Do you want to get your precious photos out of the shoe box or off your computer?  For those of you who want to get started, this class covers some of the basic techniques required.   During this class you'll create a 2 page spread while learning how to crop and mat your photos.  Please bring 8 to 10 photos of one event or subject to class.  

Date:  Monday, January 14th, 2013
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $20.00

Hearts ‘n Roses Card Class, with Bonnie

Making Valentines cards as a child was probably one of my first paper crafting memories.
Red construction paper, lots and lots of glue and even more glitter!  Yikes!
Today we are so lucky to have such beautiful products to choose from.

In this fun and simple class we will be using the gorgeous Graphic 45 “Place In Time” paper.  You will learn how to heat emboss, dry emboss and how to create beautiful paper roses; easy embellishments to add elegance to your paper crafting projects.

These cards are the perfect way to celebrate different kinds of love; your Valentine, best friend, an anniversary, or other special card giving needs.

Sunday, January 20th, 2013
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit including wet and dry adhesive, pop dots
  • Quickie glue pen or fine tipped glue pen, glue gloss (if you have)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Detail scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Tim Holtz distressed ink – Frayed Burlap
  • Ink Blending tool with clean foam
  • Glossy Accents (if you have)
  • Fabri-Tac (if you have)
  • Spellbinders Classic Hearts Dies S4136 and/or Heart Squares
  • S4-343 (if you have)

Gorgeous Gatefold Mini Album with Bonnie

Back by request, is this fabulous mini album class.  Using an assortment of my favorite paper lines, this fun project with all the pages, pockets and special pull out tags is perfect for your favorite photos with plenty of room for journalling.

You will learn how to construct and bind an album using a hinged binding technique.

There is a lot of “construction” to this album so we will complete it in two classes.

Part 1 –Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Part 2 –Sunday, February 10th, 2013
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: $56.00

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit
  • Be creative Sookwang tape; various sizes, 12mm,7mm, 5 mm (note; dollar store tape will not hold this book together)
  • Tombow mono multi white glue
  • Tombow or Uhu glue stick
  • Ruler & pencil
  • Paper trimmer
  • Score blade for your paper trimmer if you don’t have a score board
  • Score pal or Martha Stewart score board (if you have)
  • Bone folder
  • Brayer (if you have)
  • Tim Holtz distressed ink - Frayed Burlap
  • Ink blending tool and foam
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Glossy accents (if you have)
  • Martha Stewart border punch – Scallop Dot (if you have) 

2 Page Spread of the Month with Hazel

This lovely snowflake paper by Echo Park lends itself to any Christmas or winter layout.  Sign up for this 2 page spread and you will experience distressing, inking and 3-D.  You will use glossy accents and diamond dust on the inked & layered snowflakes.  You may bring your photos for a finished 2 page spread or add them later

Date: Friday, January 25, 2013

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $20.00