Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Gear Shadow Box, with Karen

Karen of Southern Ridge Trading Co. is back again with another piece of artwork.  Think Christmas gifts for the guys in your life!  This amazing piece offers more techniques with paints and stains and room for 2 photos for you to place.

Date:  Thursday, August 24
Time:  12 to 3 pm OR 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Cost:  $55

Please call 250 769 1257 to register.

Basic tool kit 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 or foam tape).

Scotch tape.
Scissors.

Tweezers.
Baby wipes.

Please also bring:
Glue gun and extra glue sticks
Gloves if you wish (so no stained hands!!)
Paint brushes in various sizes
Spray bottle of water
Heat gun
Palette knife
Baby wipes
Paper towel
Apron


 




Underwater world canvas with Alice

Imagine the world underwater! Ocean, lakes, and streams. This Mixed Media class will give you an opportunity to create an underwater picture using acrylics and seas glass and/or beach pebbles. There are lots of things from nature that can be added to your creation.  Choose 1 of the below as your creation!!!


Date:  Thursday August 3
Time:  2-5 pm OR 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Cost:  $45

Supplies to bring:
Basic tool kit including:
***Must have a nonstick craft mat
Adhesives (dry, liquid, glue dots).
Dimensional adhesive (foam squares or foam tape).
Scotch tape.
Scissors.
Tweezers.
Baby wipes.
Pencil.
Scissors.

Plus:
-Paint brushes in various sizes, preferably not brushes that have hair or fine bristles, they come off and stick  in your glaze coatings
-Spray bottle of water
-Paper towel
-Water container
-Apron



Sunday, July 9, 2017

Sparkle & Shine Class 2 - Foiling

I am back again with class 2 of the Sparkle & Shine series with foiling.  It's time to get out your Minc machine or other laminator and come join me while we explore some quick and easy methods to get more out of your Minc machine and foils.

You will be making 6 cards in this class featuring Therm-o-web and Gina K. Designs foils.

Date:  Saturday July 29
Time:  10 am to 12:30
Cost:  $28
Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register.

Supplies to bring:

Basic tool kit 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 or foam tape).
Scotch tape.

Scissors.
Tweezers.

Baby wipes.
Supplies to bring if you have:
Minc machine and extension cord
Glossy accents
Heat embossing gun






Sparkle & Shine series with Marcy

This has been a labour of love! It started out as 1 class with many techniques, but I realized yesterday it will have to be a series of classes because I just couldn't stop creating! I will be releasing the next classes in the series over several days as I complete them. I took a class from Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner, so this is where the inspiration came from!

Class 1 - Perfect Pearls...
Te pictures don't do the shimmer justice!his product has been around for awhile so you may already have some of these in your stash. This class offers you new and creative ways to put them to use! We will be making 5 cards in this class. 


Date: Saturday July 22
Time: 10 am to 1pm
Cost: $28
Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register.

Supplies to bring:
Basic tool kit:
Nonstick craft mat. ***(We do require you always use this for any class to protect our tables).
Adhesives (dry, liquid, glue dots, glossy accents).
Dimensional adhesive (foam squares or foam tape).
Scotch tape.
Scissors.
Tweezers.
Baby wipes.
Bone folder.
Heat Gun.

Supplies to bring if you have:
White opaque embossing powder
Anti-static tool
Small stamping block
Small pain brushes
Nuvo Drops in Ivory Seashell and Navy Blue
Perfect Pearls in Perfect Pearls, Perfect Gold, Blue Patina, Forever Violet, Pink Gumball and a green of your choice.





Sunday, July 2, 2017

Glimmer paste cards with Denica





Join me as we discover the absolutely beautiful cards that we can make using Nuvo Glitter gels and stencils! We will also be colouring with our alcohol markers (we are not watercolouring, *gasp*).

Date: Sat. July 29
Time: 2:00-4:30pm
Cost: $ 15.00

Supplies to bring:
*Basic kit* 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
- Alcohol markers (Copics or Spectrum Noir) in your favorite Mermaid colours. I used: Y11, YG17, BV000 and BG02
- Distress inks or Oxides in Faded Jeans and Broken China
- blending tool and foams

Additional supplies to bring if you have:

- Nuvo Crystal Drops, Wedgewood Blue
- Gold Stickles
- Glossy Accents
- palette knife




Saturday, July 1, 2017

Sunday Funday for July with Marcy and Denica











We are so happy to introduce to you Sunday Funday! These classes will still be the last Sunday of every month and you will still make 4 cards, but we will focus more on techniques and using what you have in your stash or teaching you how to use all the new products hitting the shelves in the store.

Please join Marcy and Denica for July's class focusing on stencils! We will be using Nuvo glitter gel, Nuvo mousse, Distress inks and Oxides!


*Please note that kits are not available for this class*

Date: Sunday July 30th
Time: 1-3 pm
Cost: $24

Supplies to bring:
*Basic kit* 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

Additional supplies to class if you have:
- a pallet knife
- white texture paste
- Wink of Stella pen (clear)
- red, gold and silver glitter glue (Stickles or Nuvo)
- Prima stencil brushes
- Distress Oxides  with blending foams (Broken China, Faded Jeans and Cracked Pistachio)
- Distress Inks ( Picked Raspberry, Candied Apple and Fired Brick or Barn Door)


    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

    Seascapes Canvas with Karen

    We are pleased to announce a new mixed media class that is sure to please! Karen from Southern Ridge Trading Co. "the chipboard lady" is coming to the store to teach us how to make this Seascapes Canvas.

    Date: Thursday July 6, 12-4 pm or 5:30 to 9:30 pm....
    Cost: $55

    Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register.

    Supplies to bring:
    Basic tools kit plus:
    Paint brushes in various sizes
    Spray bottle of water
    Heat gun
    Palette knife
    Baby wipes
    Paper towel
    Apron


     

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Wedding Album with Marcy

    Looking for that perfect gift to give for an upcoming wedding, maybe for that couple that has everything?  Look no further!  This would be a gift from the heart to give to that special couple.

    This 8 x 8 wedding album has a 4 inch spine to hold MANY photographs and memorabilia.  There are flip pocket pages with magnets and many other surprises throughout.

    This will take 2 full day classes to complete, so pack a lunch and snacks.  We will take breaks throughout!

    Dates:
    Wednesday June 28, 10 am to 5 pm
    Wednesday July 5, 10 am to 5 pm

    Cost:
    $85

    Please call the store to register at 250 769 1257.  This will sell out quickly so act early as space is limited.

    Supplies to bring:

    Basic Tool Kit:

    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 or foam tape).
    Scotch tape.
    Scissors.
    Tweezers.
    Baby wipes.

    Plus:

    Large Score Board
    Bone Folder
    Paper trimmer
    Glue gun and glue
    Sook wang tape 3, 5, 7, 9.5 mm, lots!
    Pumice stone distress ink
    Ruler
    Pencil
    Un-du
    Fussy cutting scissors

    If you have:
    Favorite border punches







    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Sunday Funday with Bonnie and Denica






     We are so happy to introduce to you Sunday Funday! These classes will still be the last Sunday of every month and you will still make 4 cards, but we will focus more on techniques and using what you have in your stash or teaching you how to use all the new products hitting the shelves in the store.

    Please join Bonnie and Denica for June's class focusing on Tim Holtz Distress Oxides! We will be layering, blending and painting with the whole line of Distress Oxide inks and learning all about their amazing qualities. 

    *Please note that kits are not available for this class*

    Date: Sunday June 25th
    Time: 1-3 pm
    Cost: $24

    Supplies to bring:
    *Basic kit* 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

    Additional supplies to class if you have:
    - Any colour of Distress Oxides that you have. (Instuctors will have some to      use, but it saves time waiting if you bring your own)
    - Black Soot Distress ink pad (with it's own foam)
    - Blending foams for each colour
    - blending tool
    - water brush
    - Glossy Accents
    - Gloves (to protect those manicures)
    - Shimmer Spritz (Sparkle)
    - Distress Spray bottle 
    - Heat gun
    - extension cord (if you have one that you can bring)
    - low tac tape (green or blue painters tape)
    - Wink of Stella (clear)
    - paper trimmer

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Alcohol Ink Cards, with Denise

    We have a new class to annouce! Denise is back with her amazing alcohol ink techniques to teach you alcohol inks on Yupo paper. You will be making 3 cards with her (images below).
    Date: Tuesday June 6
    Time: 6-9 pm
    Cost: $35
    ...
    Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register.
    You must purchase a package of Yupo paper for the class, which can be ordered at the time of registration.

    Please bring:
    Basic tool kit 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 or foam tape).
    Scotch tape.
    Scissors.
    Tweezers.
    Baby wipes.
    Yupo paper
    Nonstick craft mat
    Gloves
    Whichever colours of alcohol inks you have on hand to make these amazing cards.
    Please wear clothes you don't mind getting stained or bring an apron!

     
     


    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Masculine Mini Folio Album, with Bonnie





    It is always hard to find masculine papers and projects for the guys. Well here is the perfect project! This mini folio album with its magnetic closures, tags and pull outs will hold a plethora of those special photos. Great Father’s day gift idea!

    Sunday, June 4, 2017
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm
    $55.00

    Call the store to register; 250-769-1257

    Supplies to bring;

    • Basic tool kit including adhesives
    • Non stick craft mat
    • Ink blending tool with clean foam
    • Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Vintage Photo or brown of your choice
    • Glossy accents
    • Multi Matte Medium (if you have)
    • Tweezers
    • Pencil, ruler (Tim Holtz ruler if you have one), eraser
    • Bone Folder
    • Be Creative Tapes (Sook Wang) of various widths (I used 5mm and 9.5mm)