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)